Dana Perino Biography, Age, Career & Net Worth

Who is Dana Perino?

Dana Perino is an American author and political commentator. Her full name is Dana Marie Perino, but she is professionally known as Dana Perino. From 2007 to 2009, she served as the 26th White House press secretary under President George W. Bush. She was the second female secretary of the White House press. The first secretary was Dee, who served the White House press during the Clinton administration.

Dana Perino is a political author and works for Fox News. She also works as a co-host of various network talk shows like The Five. She also published the book at Random House.

After co-hosting various shows, she began hosting The Daily Briefing on Fox News with Dana Prieno. She left Fox News in 2021 and started working as co-anchor of America’s Newsroom with Bill Hemmer. She was also awarded various awards for her marvelous work with Fox News stations.

Personal Information

Name Dana Marie Perino
Nick Name Dana Perino
Date of Birth May 9, 1972
Age 51 years old
Zodiac sign Taurus
Nationality American
Ethnicity White (Italian English)
Religion Christian

 Early life

Dana Perino was born in Evanston, Wyoming on May 9, 1972. Her grandparents raised her with her siblings in Denver, Colorado. Her paternal grandparents were Italian news anchoring, passionate about news anchoring from a very young a grandparent. Her childhood was spent with her grandparents and siblings in Denver, Colorado. She also got her early education from her town.

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Dana Perino attended Ponderosa High School in Parker. She received her early education there and then went to college to further her studies. She graduated from Colorado State University Pueblo with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications, political science, and Spanish. Her degree was relevant to her career. Then, she started her career as a secretary at the White House Press.

She also got her Master’s degree from the University of Illinois Springfield.


When discussing her career,  she started working on the university’s forensics team. She worked at KTSC-TV, a campus affiliated with Rocky Mountain PBS. She also worked at FM radio stations. While in the University of Illinois spring field, she worked for WCIA, a CBS daily reporter covering the station.

Then, she started working in Washington, D.C., as a staff assistant. Then, she left Washington and began working as a press secretary for Rep. Dan Schaefer. She retired in 1998, and then she and her husband, Peter McMahon, migrated to Great Britain.

Then Perino started her work in 2001 in Washington, D.C., and got a position as a spokesperson for the Department of Justice. She spent two years there.

After Washington, Perino became the White House press secretary, advising on message development, media relations, and public outreach.

In 2002, she was hired by the White House chief as an associate director of communications. She then served as a deputy Press secretary from 2005 to 2007. In 2007, she was replaced by another assistant due to some health issues. A microphone also injured her eyes during a press conference. In 2023, she joined Fox News and worked as an author and commentator.


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Body Measurement & Appearance

Height 5 feet 2 inches
Weight 48kg
Body Size Moderate
Eye Colour  Blue
Hair Colour Blonde


Father Not known
Mother Not known
Siblings One sister ( Angie Perino)
Husband Peter McMahon
Children  One ( name not known)

Love Life & Affairs

Regarding her marital status, Perino is married to English-born Peter McMahon. They were married in 1998. They met in August 1997. On Fox News Channel, she announced that she and her husband had adopted a dog named Percy. They live happily with their children.

Amazing Facts

  • Dana Perino is the second female who started working as a white house press.
  • Dana Perino is a passionate dog lover because of her passion for her career.
  • She is a co-host on the famous show “The Five.”
  • Dana Perino is a best-selling author.
  • She showed her talent through various successful books.
  • One of her books, “And the Good News Is, ” became a New York Times bestseller.
  • She worked as press secretary for President George W. Bush.
  • She is an author and commentator on Fox News
  • She is a dog lover.
  • She has the most significant social media fans.

Hobbies & Interests

  1. Love for pets
  2. Fashion
  3. News anchoring
  4. Love to spend time with my family

Social Media

Dana Perino is a famous social media personality. She has a net worth of 6 dollars million.

Dana Perino runs her Instagram account as ( @danaperino_ ). She has 698k followers and 4591 posts on her account. She usually shares her photos and videos on social media daily.

Dana Perino is running her Twitter account as @DanaPerino.

Dana Perino also runs her YouTube account with 637.7k  views.

Dana Perino also runs her Facebook account with 1.6M+ followers.

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This social media personality has achieved approximately 6 million USD  as a news anchor and author. Dana Perino’s wealth and income are almost entirely from her news anchor and author career. She is best known for her soul work.

Name Dana Marie Perino
Source of Wealth News anchor and author
Wealth $6 million


  • How much has Dana Marie Perino earned?

It varies from role to role that she performed. According to rumors, she got 6 million dollars, her estimated net worth.

  • Which nationality does  Dana  Perino have?

She has American nationality.

  • What religion does Dana Perino have?

She was born to a Christian family.

  • What is the height of Dana Perino?

She looks beautiful, with a height of 5 feet and 2 inches.

  • What is the name of Dana Perino’s mother?

Her mother’s name is not known.

  • How much is Dana Perino rich?

She has earned about $ 6 million in her career.

  • When was Dana Perino’s mother born?

Her mother’s birth year was not known.

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