Dana Perino
Dana Perino
Real Name/Full Name Dana Marie Perino
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Dana Perino
Birth Place: Evanston, Wyoming, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 9 May 1972
Age/How Old: 52 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 157 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 2″
Weight: In Kilograms – 48 Kg
In Pounds – 106 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Blonde
Parents Name: Father –Leo Perino
Mother –Janice Perino
Siblings: Angie Machock Perino
School: Ponderosa High School
College: Colorado State University-Pueblo and University of Illinois
Religion: Unknown
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Peter McMahon [m. 1998]
Kids/Children Name: N/A
Profession: American political commentator and author
Net Worth: $5 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Dana Perino is an American- author, as well as a commentator in politics. She works for Fox News in The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino. She is a bestselling author and writes mostly about women rights and politics. She is also a co-host for the show, The Five. She is popular for working as press secretary under American President George W. Bush.

Well, how well do you know about Dana Perino? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Dana Perino’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Dana Perino to date.

Biography and Early Life

Dana Perino born as Dana Marie Perino was born on 9 May 1972. Her birth name is Dana Marie Perino. She was born in Evanston, Wyoming, though she grew up in Colorado around Denser. Her parents are, Leo Perino her father, who is a salesperson and works at Lincoln Market and her mother, Janice Perino, who worked in human development programs and took part in many volunteer activities. Her mother loves to oblige the community. She also has a sister, namely Angie Machock Perino.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Dana Perino in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Dana Perino’s age is 52 years old as of today’s date 17th June 2024 having been born on 9 May 1972. Though, she is 5′ 2″ in feet and inches and 157 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 106 lbs in Pound and 48kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Brown and hair color is Blonde.


Growing in Denver, she attended high school in Ponderosa. After finishing high school, she attended the Colorado State University-Pueblo, where she pursued mass communication. Also, she joined courses for Spanish as well as political science. She later registered at the University of Illinois, Springfield, where she earned a master’s degree in public affairs reporting. While in school, she used to be a charismatic person and was confident enough to be part of the debating team.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Dana Perino With Husband Peter McMahon
Dana Perino With Husband Peter McMahon

Dana Perino met with her husband on an aeroplane as she was on a commercial trip. Her husband is called Peter McMahon. Peter functioned as a salesperson for a medical company. The flight was destined from Denver to Chicago, and they felt attached to each other. Them meeting was just by chance. They exchanged contacts with hopes to see each other another time. They emailed each other expressing their feeling, and they started a relationship.

She was invited by Peter McMahon to New Orleans, and he proposed to her in front of Washington Cathedral, and they later married soon. Till then, to date, they have been loving couples. Concerning children, no information talking about them, if she has or not. Dana was once said to be dating a colleague at Fox, Chris Stirewalt though she denied it and also, there were no proofs.

Is Dana Perino Lesbian?

She is neither gay nor lesbian. Her sexual orientation is straight. Also, she is a married woman to Peter McMahon. They have been couples for the longest time and have no intention of separating any day soon. They have a happy marriage though no information about their children.

Professional Career

During her college time, she worked at KTSC- TV, where she hosted a show between 2 and 6 a.m. Back in her master’s days, Dana worked for WCIA, and she was a daily reporter layering Illinois Capital. She was a staff associate for Congressman Scott McInnis. Later she worked for almost four years serving as the press secretary for Rep. Dan Schaefer. When Dan retired, Perino and her husband relocated from the United States for Great Britain.

After a stay in Britain, Dana went back to Washington, D.C, three years later and got a position as the departmental of Justice’s spokesman and reserved it for two years. Her debut as the White House Council on Environmental Quality was accountable for providing not only strategic instructions on media relations but also message development. She was also involved in public outreach.

Scott McClellan hired her, and she served as Deputy Press Secretary while Tony Show was undergoing treatment for colon cancer, Peron acting as the White House Press Secretary. Dana was promoted after Tony resigned due to his health issues. She permanently took his position of Assistant to the President, still serving as the White House Press Secretary.

Dana finally stopped working for the White House. She joined Fox News, where she was their political commentator. She is the main host of a talk show called The Five. Also, she has served in the Broadcasting Board of Governors. Perino once served as Editorial Director of Crown Publishing Group.


Dana’s great achievements are becoming the second female to work as White House Press Secretary. The first lady was Dee Dee Myers. She has received a lot from her career though she says working in the White House was the main achievement.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Dana Perino in 2024

Dana Perino Net Worth
Dana Perino Net Worth

As of 2024, Dana Perino has a current net worth of around $5 million. His main source of income is his career in the political world. Also, working in the White House and being a political commentator for fox has played a big role in her net worth.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Dana was the second lady American press Secretary. The first one was Dee Dee Myers, who worked in the White House.

Being the 26th White House Press Secretary is a great achievement gained by Dana. She worked for President George W. Bush. She has learned a lot and has become exposed to many political affairs. She is an inspiration to many women.


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