John Brennan
John Brennan
Real Name/Full Name John Owen Brennan
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: John Brennan
Birth Place: North Bergen, New Jersey
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 22 September 1955
Age/How Old: 68 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 170 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 5″
Weight: In Kilograms – 58 Kg
In Pounds – 127 lbs
Eye Color: Light Brown
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Parents Name: Father – Owen Brennan
Mother – Dorothy (Dunn) Brennan
Siblings: NA
School: St. Joseph of the Palisades High School
College: Bachelor’s degree from Fordham University, Master’s degree from University of Texas,
American University
Religion: Catholic
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: NO
Wife/Spouse Name: Kathy Pokluda Brennan
Kids/Children Name: Kyle Brennan, Kelly Brennan, Jacklyn Brennan
Profession: Officer Central Intelligence Agency
Net Worth: $4 Million
Last Updated: May 2024

John Owen Brennan is a 65 years old American who worked as the 5th director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) from 8th March 2013 to 20th January 2017, 5th United States homeland Security Advisor from 20 January 2009 to 8 March 2013 and acting director of the National Counterterrorism Center from 27 August 2004 to 1 August 2013.

He works for United States president Mr Barack Obama as chief counterterrorism advisor and holds the title of Deputy National Security Advisor for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism.

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

Biography and Early Life

John Owen Brennan was born on September 22nd 1955 in North Bergen, New Jersey. His mother (Dorothy Brennan) and father (Owen Brennan) were emigrants’ from County Roscommon, Republic of Ireland. They moved to New Jersey in the year 1948. He saw an advertisement in The New York Times and applied for the CIA service.

He took the advertising as a sign that he needs to be in CIA so as to serve for his country and making his dream come true. After getting appointed in 1980, Brennan started his job in the CIA joining as Directorate of Intelligence (DI) in the investigative branch. For United States’ embassy in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia, he functioned as a political officer from the year 1982 to 1984.

When he was applying for his position in the CIA, he had to undergo a lie-detector test, where he was asked for which party he had voted. He did not hide the truth, thinking if he gets disqualified by his answer. Instead, he got selected. That taught him that the CIA appreciates the truth and does not think ill about anything.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is John Brennan in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, John Brennan’s age is 68 years old as of today’s date 20th May 2024 having been born on 22 September 1955. Though, he is 5′ 5″ in feet and inches and 170 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 127 lbs in Pound and 58 kg in Kilograms.


He studied his primary education from Saint Joseph of the Palisades High School which is located in West New York, New Jersey. As an adult, John Brennan pursued B.A. degree in political theory from Fordham University. After getting a degree from Fordham University, he got admitted to the University of Texas which is located at Austin, for obtaining a Master of Arts degree in the year 1980. He also studied Arabic and by doing a course at the American University in Cairo and so he can communicate in Arabic glibly.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

John Brennan With Wife Kathy Pokluda Brennan
John Brennan With Wife Kathy Pokluda Brennan

John Brennan is the son of Irish parent. His father (Owen) worked as a metal forger. He is married to Kathy Pokluda Brennan who is a homemaker. The couple has two twin daughters named Kelly and Jaclyn and one son named Kyle.

Is John Brennan Gay?

As per the available records, John Owen Brennan is not a gay person.

Professional Career

In the year 1980, John Brennan started his career in Central Intelligence Agency by applying to a job post in The New York Times. There he joined as the Directorate of Intelligence (DI). In the year 2009 January, he was designated for Homeland Security Advisor, after retirement from the Central Intelligence Agency.

He was also a part of the working group when the military of the United States killed Osama bin Laden. He got selected by President Barack Obama to chief the Central Intelligence Agency in the year 2013. In 2016, he exceptionally headed for the CIA’s examination about

conceivable Russian obstacle. The Central Intelligence Agency concluded that Russia had occupied with a clear-cut action to impact the political race for Republican Donald Trump. Once he was called “treasonous” By Trump by which he got intensely sceptical about it. When Barack Obama’s headship got over in the year 2017, Brennan also left the Central Intelligence Agency.


John Brennan is always noticed for his intelligence. In September 2017 he was honored with a Nonresident scholar at the University of Texas. Not only was this but he was welcomed into the Irish American Wall of Fame has also acknowledged by the National Heroes Award.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of John Brennan in 2024

John Brennan Net Worth
John Brennan Net Worth

As of 2024, John Brennan has a net worth of $4 million. His net worth, most parts of the money, was from his long-time career in the CIA. He also earned some of his bread from a job where he is the CEO of a private security company. At resent he works for NBC News and MSNBC as an analyst which is another source of his income.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

Despite having plentiful challenges and hurdles, John Owen Brennan showed everyone what hard work, delicence and sedulous attitude could bring to an individual. He is truly a role model by many. For 25 years, he served at the CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) with great dedication and perseverance. He always proved his work with his bold and firm decision on crucial and fundamental matters.


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