Dana Perino Net Worth and Salary

Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr +

Introducing: Dana Perino Net worth 2019. How much is Dana Perino worth and how did she become wealthy? Read on to find out the secrets conspiracy behind her success, wealth, investment and Net worth.

Dana Perino Net Worth

Dana Perino is an American political commentator and author. She has once served in the White House as the twenty-fourth White House Press Secretary, under the administration of President George W. Bush from September 14, 2007, to January 20, 2009. Making her only the second female, after Dee Dee Myers(who served during the Clinton Administration) to serve as the White House Press Secretary in the history of White House Secretarial appointments.

She is also a renowned political commentator for Fox News, and a co-host of the network’s talk show, The Five. Dana also hosts the daily show The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino on Fox and is also a book publishing executive at Random House. She has a net worth of $4 million as estimated in 2019.

Net Worth$4 Million
Source of WealthSalary
Date Ageof BirthMay 9, 1972

Early Life

Dana Marie Perino was born in Evanston, Wyoming on May 9, 1972, to parents Janice “Jan”(Mother) and Leo Perino(Father). She grew up in Denver, Colorado, and attended Ponderosa High School in Parker. After graduating from high school, she attended the Colorado State University-Pueblo, where she obtained her bachelor’s degree in mass communications and minors in both political science and Spanish. She worked at KTSC-TV, an affiliate of the campus-based Rocky Mountain PBS while on the school’s forensic team. She also worked the early morning shift at KCCY-FM from 2 to 6 a.m. Dana received her master’s degree in public affairs from the University of Illinois Springfield.


Dana Perino began her political involvement as a staff assistant for Congressman Scott Mclnnis(Representing Colorado) in Washington, D.C before taking the job of the press secretary for Rep. Dan Schaefer McInnis (Colorado Representative) for nearly four years. Schaefer announced his retirement in 1998(after being the chairman of the House Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and Power, Dana and her husband moved to Great Britain. After spending several years in Britain, she returned to Washington D.C. in November 2001 and worked as the spokesperson for the Department of Justice for two years. She later worked in the White House as the associate director of communications for the White House Council on Environmental Quality, providing important information as regards message development, media relations, and public outreach.

She moved up the ranks and served as the Deputy Press Secretary from 2005 to 2007. While there, she had close communications with the director of communications, the press secretary and the director of media affairs of President Bush. After the resignation of Tony Snow as the Press Secretary of the White House due to health reasons, President Bush appointed Dana as his replacement from September 14, 2007, until the end of his administration in 2009. She became the second female to ever serve as the Chief Press Secretary of the White House in the history of the United States.

Personal Life

Dana Perino is married to her husband, Peter McMahon. They met on August 1997 and got married a year after in 1998. Peter McMahon is a businessman with dealings in international marketing and sales of medical products.

Dana Perino Net Worth

The couple has a dog named ‘Jasper’ which Dana frequently talks about on air. She is yet to become a mother as she has no kid(s) but her husband, Peter, already has kids from his previous relationships. However, she doesn’t look to be bothered about that as she is more focussed on her professional career and doesn’t disclose much information about herself of past relationships on social media or any other platform. This shows how conscious she is about her image in the public view.

How did She make so much Wealth?

Well, the source of her wealth and fortune can be attributed to her career and for being the former press secretary to the White House. She earned $172 thousand as salary every month. And she has also worked as a staff assistant for Congressman Scott Mclnnis. She also spent two years as the spokesperson for the Department of Justice. All these very eminent positions have seen her earnings grow heftily through the years.

View this post on Instagram

Love all of you!

A post shared by Dana Perino (@danaperino) on

Also, Read: Anthony Bourdain Net Worth and Salary

Now you know all about Dana Perino net worth, and how he achieved success; What can you say about Dana Perino net worth?


About Author

David Samuel is the Senior Writer for Porumba. He is a writer, Economist and loves research.