Dana Perino Net Worth (Updated 2023) – Bio Overview

Dana Perino is an American political commentator and author from Evanston, Wyoming, who has a net worth of $6 million. Her role as the 26th White House Press Secretary helped her to gain huge popularity and she is known for serving under President George W. Bush.

During the Clinton Administration, Dana became only the second lady to do as White House Press Secretary, after Dee Dee Myers. The popular conservative publishing arm of Crown Publishing Group called Crown Forum named Perion as their Editorial Director. 

In addition, Perino established herself as one of the prominent hosts on the Fox Network where she served as a co-host of the talk show called The Five. Apart from being a political commentator for Fox, she is also a book publishing executive at Random House.

So in this post, we are going to talk about the total net worth of Dana Perino her salary, income sources, career, biography, relationship, lifestyle, and a lot more. 

Net Worth 2023:

Name Dana Perino
Net Worth $6 Million
Age 50
Annual Salary $1 Million
Profession Political Commentator
Gender Female
Zodiac Sign Taurus

Early Life:

Dana Marie Perino was born on the 9th of May 1972 in Evanston, Wyoming to parents Janice and Leo Perino. She grew up in the state of Denver, Colorado.

While growing up in Denver she went on to study at Ponderosa High School before moving on to Colorado State University-Pueblo. In the mid-1990s Perino graduated from Colorado State University with a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications. 

At the University she developed an interest in other projects and started working for several programs on public affairs and politics as a host which she served for several University stations.

That was the same time when Perino got a chance to become a part of the college’s forensic team and served at KTSC-TV, a Rocky Mountain PBS affiliate. She then enrolled at the University of Illinois at Springfield where Perino earned her Master’s Degree in Public Affairs. 


Perino’s political career started shortly after moving to Washington, D.C., and she began working for Rep. Scott McInnis as a staff assistant. From that point forward she became the press secretary for Rep. Dan Schaefer where she worked for 4 years. In 1998 Perino decided to move to the United Kingdom with her spouse Peter McMahon. Later in late 2001, the couple returned to Washington. 

In 2001 she again earned fame when she moved on to become the Department of Justice’s spokesperson. After working in this position for almost two years she began working as the White House Council of Environmental Quality’s Associate Director of Communications.

That was the time when she started gaining some attention while enhancing media connections and outreach with this post. Perino was hired by the White House Chief of Staff Andy Card 2 months following the 9/11 attack. That became the turning point of her career and got her highest profile yet.

From 2005 to 2007 she worked as a Deputy Press Secretary and then from 2007 to 2009 she operated as the Press Secretary until Bush’s term ended in 2009.

Post-Bush Career:

When the Bush Administration ended in 2009 Dana Perino already established herself as one of the top political commentators in the country. Following that she got an opportunity to serve as a political commentator for the Fox Network. She was named as the regular co-host for the talk show called The Five.

In late 2009 she caught the attention of President Brack Obama who offered her to serve on the Broadcasting Board of Directors, reaching approval by the Senate in June 2010.

In the following year, it was reported that Perino is going to serve as an Editorial Director in the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Random House, Inc’s books imprint Crown Forum though she left that position after a few years of working. 

n March 2011 the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Random House, Inc., announced that Perino had joined its books imprint Crown Forum as Editorial Director but she has since left this position.

In 2016 Perino teamed up with Chris Stirewalt and launched a podcast called Perino & Stirewalt: I’ll Tell You What. After the 2020 presidential election, Stirewalt was fired from Fox News before that, the podcast was a weekly series.

In 2017 another show called The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino began premiering on the Fox Network which Perino hosted but left the show in 2021 to pursue her career further. She started a co-anchor position with Bill Hemmer on America’s Newsroom.

Dana Perino Biography, Career, Lifestyle

Other Work:

Apart from her work as a political commentator, Perino has published a total of three books in her career including the 2015s And the Good News Is…Lessons and Advice from the Bright side, 2016s Let Me Tell You About Jasper…How My Best Friend Became America’s Dog, and 2021s Everything Will Be Okay: Life Lessons for Young Women (from a Former Young Woman. 


In August 1997 Dana Perino first met UK-born Peter McMahon and the couple married in the following year in 1998. The two resided in the United Kingdom for a short period and then moved to Bay Head, New Jersey. 

Dana Perino Net Worth:

As of 2023, Dana Perino’s Net Worth is estimated to be around $6 million. She has accumulated a good sum of money from her successful career as a political commentator and author. Perino was in the spotlight between 2007 to 2009 and she served as White House Press Secretary.

She then gained further recognition for her appearance as a political commentator for Fox News. The majority of her income comes from her profession and her net worth has grown rapidly in the past few years.  Dana Perino’s annual income is more than $1 million. 

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Dana Perino’s net worth is currently 6 million dollars.

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Dana Perino’s per year income is over $1 million

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Dana Marie Perino was born on the 9th of May 1972 in Evanston, Wyoming, she is 50 years old.

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