Dana Perino Facts: Age, Bio, Husband, Salary, Education, Net Worth

Date Updated: November 2, 2020

Bio
Birth Date May 9, 1972
Birth Name Dana Marie Perino
Nickname Dana
Birth Place Evanston, Wyoming, US
Residence New York City, US
Ethnicity Italian, English

Quick Stats
Age 48 years 6 months
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Nationality American, Italian
Height ‎5' 2'' (1.57m)
Weight 48 kg (105 lbs)
Religion Christianity
Relationship Status Married
Husband Peter McMahon (m. 1998)

Dana Marie Perino is an American political commentator, Author, and Journalist. She served as the 24th White House Press Secretary, serving under President George W. Bush from September 14, 2007, to January 20, 2009.  She was also the second female White House Press Secretary after Dee Dee Myers.

Biography

Dana Perino was born on May 9, 1972, in Evanston, Wyoming, US. She was born to her father Leo Perino and her mother Janice Perino. Her nationality is American and her ethnicity is Italian, English. She is Christian by religion and her zodiac sign is Taurus. She also has a sister. Her name is Angie Perino. She grew up in Denver, Colorado. She attended Ponderosa High School in Parker. She graduated from Colorado State University with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications and a minor in political science and Spanish. She received her master’s degree in public affairs reporting from the University of Illinois Springfield

She worked in Washington, D.C. for Congressman Scott Mclnnis as a staff assistant before serving for nearly four years as a press secretary of Rep. Dan Schaefer. After Schaefer announced his retirement in 1998, Perino and her husband moved to Great Britain. 

She returned to Washington in November 2001 and obtained a spokesperson position for the Department of Justice. 

She was hired by White House Staff Chief Andy Card two months after the 9/11 attacks. Initially, she served as the associate director of communications for the White House CEQ. She served as a Deputy Press Secretary from 2005 to 2007. On August 31, 2007, President George W. Bush announced that Perino would serve as a White House Press Secretary after the resignation of Tony Snow.

She is currently living in New York City, US.

Personal Life: Wedding, Husband, Children

Perino is a married woman. She is married to Peter McMahon. The duo got married on September 30, 1998, in Blackpool, England. Her husband is English-born. He was born on June 6, 1954, in Blackpool, UK. He is the CEO of the retail store company ‘Shopko’ based in Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin, USA.

Dana Perino with her husband Peter McMahon | Source: Instagram

Net Worth, Salary

She has an estimated net worth of around $4 Million. She earns a good amount of money through her profession. Her salary is currently not available. We’ll soon update it.

Height, Weight, Measurements

She stands at a decent height of 5 feet 2 inches (1.57m) and weighs around 48kg (105 lbs).

She is a beautiful woman having attractive looks with blonde hair and blue eyes. Her shoe size is 5.5(US) and her dress size is 2(US). Her bra size is 32B. Her body measurements are 34 - 23 -  34 inches.

Quick Facts:

Profession, Education & Net Worth
Profession Political Commentator, Author, Journalist
High School Ponderosa High School
College Colorado State University, University of Illinois Springfield
Active Years 2001 - Present
Net Worth $4 Million (Estimated)
Salary Not Known
Detailed Physical Stats
Height ‎5' 2'' (1.57m)
Weight 48 kg (105 lbs)
Body Measurements Breast - 34 Inches
Waist - 23 Inches
Hips - 34 Inches
Bra Size 32B
Dress Size 2 (US)
Shoe Size 5.5 (US)
Eye Colour Blue
Hair Colour Blonde
Personal Life
Relationship Status Married
Sexual Orientation Straight
Partners

  1. Peter McMahon (m. 1998) (Husband)
    • Wedding Date: September 30, 1998
    • Wedding Location: Blackpool, England
    • Started Dating: Not Known
    • First Met: Not Known
Family Life
Father Leo Perino
Mother Janice "Jan" Perino
Dana Perino with Parent/s}} Dana Perino, her mother and father | Source: Twitter
Dana Perino with Sibling/s}} Angie Perino, sister of Dana Perino | Source: Twitter
Sisters
  1. Angie Perino
  2. Profession: N/A

Children Not Yet
Ethnicity
  • Self: Italian, English
Unknown Facts about Dana Perino
  • Dana Marie Perino is an American political commentator, Author, and Journalist

  • She served as the 24th White House Press Secretary, serving under President George W. Bush

  • She was born on May 9, 1972, in Evanston, Wyoming, US to her father Leo Perino and her mother Janice Perino

  • She graduated from Colorado State University with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications

  • She was hired by White House Staff Chief Andy Card two months after the 9/11 attacks

  • On August 31, 2007, President George W. Bush announced that Perino would serve as a White House Press Secretary after the resignation of Tony Snow

  • She got married to Peter McMahon on September 30, 1998, in Blackpool, England

  • She has an estimated net worth of around $4 Million

  • She stands at a decent height of 5 feet 2 inches (1.57m) and weighs around 48kg (105 lbs)

  • She is currently living in New York City, US