Dana Perino
Dana Perino

Dana Perino is among the most popular American political commentators, and she is an author who has worked on various books. Her popularity greatly rose when she became Press Secretary of White House. This was under President George W. Bush. Currently, she is in contract with the Fox News Channel and is the host of ‘’Daily Briefing with Dana Perino.

Quick Biography

Dana Perino was born in Evanston, Wyoming. She grew up in Colorado in Denver Area. Two of her great paternal grandparents were Italian immigrants.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Dana Marie Perino
Age: 50 years old
Birth Date: 9 May 1972
Birth Place: Evanston, Wyoming, United States.
Nationality: American
Religion: Christian
Parents: Janice Perino

Leo Perino

Spouse: Peter McMahon (m. 1998)
Children: N/A
Height: 1.57 M
Weight: 48 Kg
Profession: Political Commentator


Net Worth in 2022: $8 Million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Dana Perino was born on May 9, 1972, and she is 50 years old. She has a weight of 48 Kg and has a height of 1.57 M.

Education, School/College University

She schooled at Ponderosa High School in Parker, which is a suburb southeast of Denver. Perino went ahead and graduated from the Colorado State University with a degree in Mass Communications as well as minors in both Spanish and political science. While at University, she served on University’s forensic team as well as worked at KTSC-TV, a Rocky Mountain PBS affiliate.

Dana went on to get a master’s degree in public affairs reporting from the University of Illinois, Springfield. During her time at the university, she was able to work WCIA, which is affiliated to CBS, as the daily reporter covering Illinois Capitol.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

She is a daughter to Janice Perino and Leo Perino. Her birthplace was in Evanston, Wyoming. However, she grew up in Colorado.

Married, Affair, Dating, Relationship, Boyfriend, Husband, Children

Dana Perino with Husband Peter McMahon
Dana Perino with Husband Peter McMahon

Dana Perino got married to Peter McMahon, who is an entrepreneur selling various medical products in the international market. They tied the knot in the year 1998. Her husband was born in England and is a businessman that was involved in various international marketing as well as sales of the medical products. They do have Vizsla dog that is named ‘Jasper,’ which she does frequently talk on air.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
When did she get married? (married date): 30 September 1998
Does she have any relationship affair? No
Is Dana Perino Lesbian? No
Husband/Spouse? (name): Peter McMahon (m. 1998)
Kids: N/A

Professional Life and Career

Dana Perino started her career in Washington, DC, where she served as Staff Assistant for the Congressman, Scott McInnis. She was able to serve for a period of 4 years as the Press secretary for Rep. Dan Schaefer, who was chairing House Commerce Sub-committee on Power and Energy. In the year 1998, after Rep Dan retired, Dana Perino and her husband moved to Great Britain. In addition, she worked for three years in the field of public affairs while she was living in California together with her husband.

From the year 2007 to the year 2009, she served as a Press Secretary of White House under President George W Bush. She became the second woman who worked as White House Press Secretary. The first woman was Dee Dee Myers, who worked during Clinton’s Administration. She became the White House Press Secretary for a period of two years.

After her experience in White House, Dana Perino worked as a political commentator for Fox News.  She Co-hosted television show dubbed ‘The Five,’ which became popular amongst audiences. In the year 2011, she became the editorial director of the ‘Crown Forum,’ which is a branch of book publication, the Random House.

Dana became assistant to the president while she was still serving as White House Press Secretary.  Since the year 2007, from September to January 2009, she was able to hold the two positions.

Awards & Nominations

Dana Perino became the second female House Press secretary under the leadership of President George Bush. This is not a small achievement as one as serves as the spokesperson of the most powerful president.

Dana Perino Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2022

Dana Perino Net Worth
Dana Perino Net Worth

As of August 2022, The net worth of Dana Perino is estimated to be over $8 million. The primary source of this wealth has been from her career in the political world. Also, she works as a political commentator working for Fox News. In addition, she has worked as Editorial Director at the Random House. She does host various programs, and all earnings have contributed to her current net worth.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

She is a lady who has managed to keep her personal life well-guarded. She has easily kept off from any controversy.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

Her Facebook page has around 893,237 fan likes, and her Twitter account has around 1.83 Million followers. On Instagram account, she has around 347,000 followers. She does not have a YouTube Account.

Dana Perino is a successful author, as well as a political commentator. She was able to serve as the 26th Press Secretary of the White House. She worked for President George W Bush and was her assistant till the time he retired. She does host various shows, including ‘Daily Briefing with Dana Perino.’


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