Dana Perino was born on May 9, 1972, in Denver, Colorado. She was born to her parents Leo Perino and Janice Perino. Her father’s parents were Italian immigrants who had settled in the USA.
She is an American citizen of mixed ethnicity. Dana celebrates her birthday on May 9th. She is currently 49 years old.
Dana attended Ponderosa High School in Parker, a suburban town in the southeast of Denver. She then proceeded to join Colorado State University–Pueblo.
She graduated with a Bachelor of Mass Communication, with minors in Spanish and political science. Her thirst for knowledge took her to the University of Illinois-Springfield, where she acquired a Master’s Degree in Public Affairs.
Dana’s political journalism career started when she worked for Congressman, Scott McInnis as a staff assistant in his Washington DC office. She went on to work for, Representative Dan Schaefer as his Press Secretary for about four years.
Dana Perino went on to work as a spokesperson for the Justice Department. She also worked for the White House Council of Environmental Quality, as an associate director of communication.
Dana was later appointed as the Deputy Press Secretary under President Bush. She served in this position from 2005-2007. After her great performance, she was promoted to the position of Assistant to the President.
After President George Bush’s term ended, Dana got a job working in the US Broadcasting Board of Governors. She was appointed by President Barack Obama.
In 2011 she was selected as the Editorial Director at, Crown Publishing Group. She later left the position.
After the role at the Board of Governors, Dana landed a job as a commentator on Fox News. She hosted the talk show, The Five. From 2017, she has also been hosting, The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino on Fox News.
She also took up a Political Communications lecturing job, at George Washington University.
Dana has been hosting a weekly podcast Perino & Stirewalt: I’ll Tell You What premiered on the Fox News Channel from 2016.
Dana is also an accomplished author who has published two books: And The Good News Is…: Lessons and Advice from the Bright side’ and ‘Let Me Tell You About Jasper…: How My Best Friend Became America’s Dog
Dana Perino Married to Husband Peter McMahon.
Dana Perino is married to his longtime husband Peter McMahon an English-American businessman. He is involved in the business of selling Medical products. The two lovers met on a flight to Chicago in 1997. They were seated next to each other for the whole night flight. She was at first attracted by Peter’s British accent and his love for literature.
He was reading a book, The Tailor of Panama on that flight. Dana Pelino got to know all this about her plane seat neighbor as they traveled. Dana moved to London to date this man she had fallen head over heels for.
They dated for more than a year, later marrying in 1998 in England. Peter is 18 years older than Dana, but that hasn’t affected their marriage in any way. In fact, he credits Dana Pelino as the wife she never had married, having had two failed marriages before he met her.
Dana Perino and Peter McMahon have now been married for 20 years. They have not had any children together. They are living a happy marriage together.
Dana Perino Net worth and salary
Dana Perino is estimated to have a net worth of $4 million. This is a net worth she has managed to gather from her longstanding career.
Her annual salary ranged from $172,000 as a press secretary in the White House under President Bush’s administration She then moved to Fox News channel, where she earns $250,000.
Dana Perino has also authored two very popular books which sell on Amazon.
Dana Perino Measurements: height and weight
The reality star has a tall stature, measuring 5 feet 2 inches. She is slim and only weighs only 48 kgs.
Dana Perino wiki-bio
|Full name||Dana Marie Perino|
|Date of birth (age)||May 9th,1972 (46 years)|
|Birthplace||Evanston, Wyoming, U.S.A|
|Net worth||$4 million|
|Career||Political Commentator and Author|
|TV Show||Fox News………..|
|Height||5 feet 2 Inches|