Have you ever wondered what the net worth of Dana Perino is? This prolific political commentator and former White House Press Secretary worked under the Bush administration and holds the title being the second female White House Press Secretary. As of 2021, Dana Perino has a net worth of $6 million. Read this post to learn her success story.
Dana Perino was born on May 9th, 1972 in Evanston, Wyoming. Perino actually grew up a state over in Denver, Colorado. It was in Denver that she attended Ponderosa High School, and moved on to Colorado State University-Pueblo where she achieved a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications. Perino took advantage of her time at university by being active on the school’s forensic team and also worked at KTSC-TV, a Rocky Mountain PBS affiliate there. She went above and beyond by also earning her Master’s from the University of Illinois Springfield.
Perino found her beginning in politics after moving to Washington D.C. and working for congressman Scott McInnes of Colorado. Following this, she worked as a press secretary for Rep. Dan Schaefer for four years. This experience in the capitol allowed her to be recognized by politicians and built up her repertoire on reporting.
In 2001, Perino made another big move when she served as the spokesperson for the Department of Justice. She served this position for 2 years, and this allowed her to secure the future position of Associate Director of communications for the White House Council of Environmental Quality. While she had this position, she engaged in improving media relations and outreach.
Two months following the 9/11 attack, the White House Chief of Staff Andy Card hired Perino. This was Perino’s highest-profile position yet, and she served as Deputy Press Secretary from 2005-2007 and served as the Press Secretary from 2007 until the end of Bush’s term in 2009.
After the end of the Bush Administration, Perino went on to work for Fox News as a political commentator. She even was a regular co-host for the talk show The Five. President Obama took note of Perino’s work ethic and hired her onto the Broadcasting Board of Directors, getting confirmed by the Senate in 2010.
Additionally, Perino also started the podcast Perino & Stirewalt: I’ll Tell You What, and also held the position of Editorial Director for Crowns Forum, a printing company.
Dana Perino Net Worth 2021
As of 2021, Perino has a net worth of $6 million. This political commentator and author has shown us that she hasn’t lost her relevancy nor communication skills over her long tenure. As her expertise stays in high demand, we will see her net worth continue to grow over time.
- “It’s okay to have butterflies in your stomach, as long as you make them fly in formation,”– Sometimes when we are faced with challenges or obstacles, they may seem overwhelming. Feeling nervous about something is a normal reaction, it’s about how you adapt to it that counts.
- “Say little. But when you speak, utter gentle words that touch the heart. Be truthful.”– In some situations, you can learn a lot more by listening instead of talking. But when you do, make sure it is genuine and thought out. Communication is key, and if anyone can vouch for its importance it is the former White House Press Secretary.