What is Dana Perino Height and Weight? The American political commentator and author stands tall at 5 feet 0 inches (1.52 m) and weighs 55 kg (121 lbs). Aside from Dana Perino height and weight, we will also look at the biography of the commentator, including her age, education, career, net worth, parents, siblings, husband, and children.
Dana Perino, who was born on May 9, 1972, in Evanston, Wyoming, United States, is 50 years old as of 2023. She celebrates her birthday on the 9th of May every year.
Dana Perino attended Ponderosa High School in Parker an area southeast of Denver. She completed her studies at Colorado State University Pueblo with a bachelor’s degree in mass minors in communication and political science and Spanish.
Not only that, but she was part of the university’s Forensics team and was employed at KTSC-TV which is the campus-based Rocky Mountain PBS affiliate. She also worked at KCCY-FM during the 2 to 6 a.m. shift. Perino was able to earn an advanced master’s degree in reporting on public affairs from the University of Illinois Springfield (UIS).
From September the 14th day of 2007 to the 20th day of January 2009, Dana Perino served as the 26th White House Press Secretary, under President George W. Bush. After Dee Dee Myers, who served during the Clinton administration, Perino was the second female White House Press Secretary.
While also serving as a co-host of the network’s talk show The Five, and was a book publishing executive at Random House, Perino is also a political commentator for Fox News.
Perino began hosting The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino on Fox News on the 2nd of October 2017. In early 2021, she left The Daily Briefing to co-anchor America’s Newsroom with Bill Hemmer.
Dana Perino has an estimated net worth of $6 million. Her source of income comes from her career as a political commentator and author, as well as other undisclosed businesses.
Parents and Siblings
Dana Perino was born to her father Leo Perino, who was born on April 16, 1943, and her mother Jan Perino. Two of her paternal great-grandparents were Italian immigrants. Her sister Angie Perino is her only sibling.
Husband and Children
English-born Peter McMahon is the husband of Dana Perino. The couple met in August 1997 and got married in 1998. Perino, who has been a resident of Bay Head, New Jersey, is also known for her dog Jasper, a Vizsla. Jasper passed away on the 4th day of September 2021.
A few months later, the political commentator announced on the Fox News Channel that together with her husband Peter, they had adopted another Vizsla named Percy. She has no children at the moment. However, her husband Peter McMahon has two children; Barry and Kelly.