Valerie Jarrett
Valerie Jarrett
Real Name/Full Name Valerie June Jarrett
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Valerie Jarrett
Birth Place: Shiraz, Iran
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 14 November 1956
Age/How Old: 67 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 185 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 1″
Weight: In Kilograms – 70 Kg
In Pounds –154  lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father –James E. Bowman
Mother –Barbara Bowman
Siblings: Robert Robinson Taylor
School: Northfield mount Hermon school
College: University of Michigan Law school, Stanford University.
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: William Jarrett (m 1983; divorced 1998)
Kids/Children Name: Yes (D Laura Jarret)
Profession: Businesswoman, Former government official
Net Worth: $5 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Valerie Jarrett is an American businesswoman and a former government business official. They served as the senior advisor to the United States President Barack Obama and assistant to the president for public engagement and intergovernmental affairs from 2009-2017. She has also been serving as a co-chair of the Obama Biden Transition project.

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Biography and Early Life

Valerie June was born on 14 June 1956 in Shiraz, Iran. She is the daughter of James E Bowman and Barbara T Bowman. Her father was a pathologist and geneticist who ran a hospital for children in Shiraz in 1956. Her parents are of European and American descent. At the age of five, her family was forced to move to London and later moved to Chicago in 1963. While she was still a child, she spoke Persian, French, and English. Her mother was among the members who created Erikson Institute.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Valerie Jarrett in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Valerie Jarrett’s age is 67 years old as of today’s date 20th May 2024 having been born on 14 November 1956. Though, she is 6′ 1″ in feet and inches and 185 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 154 lbs in Pound and 70 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Black and hair color is Brown.


Valerie is very much educated and a scholar; she attended North mount Hermon before joining Stanford University, where she later graduated with a degree in Psychology. Late on, she joined the University of Michigan law school. She graduated there, earning herself a Juris Doctorate.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Valerie married her long-time lover William Robert Jarret, a son of Chicago sun time reporter Vernon Jarrett in 1983. God has blessed them with a beautiful daughter Laura Jarrett, an attorney and reporter for CNN. Valerie’s attributes contributed so much to the switch from private to public career to the birth of her daughter and her desire to do something that would make their daughter proud.

Unfortunately, things did not work out very well in their marriage. In 1988 they divorced.  Valerie came out after their divorce and stated how they had been a friend and grew together since her childhood.  And hence she married without appreciating how hard divorce would be. The sad part of the story is that Williams Jarrett died on 19 November 1993 at 40 years. By the time of his death, he was director of obstetrics and gynecology at Jackson Park Hospital.

Is Valerie Jarrett Lesbian?

Valerie is not a lesbian. Her sexual orientation is straight. She has been in marriage for quite a good time, though the sad news is that she divorced, and her husband died few years after her divorce. They were blessed with a daughter. There has never been any rumor that might suggest her being a lesbian.

Professional Career

Valerie is a learned woman who has served in various capacities. She has worked as a successful entrepreneur and has been involved in various public offices, including being the mayor. She ventured into her political world in 1987. She was working for Mayor Harold Washington as the deputy corporation counsel for finance development. She continued in the mayor’s office in the 1990s and was the deputy chief of staff for Mayor Richard Daley. She hired Michelle Robinson in 1991 then engaged to Barack Obama.

From 1991 to 1995, she served as commissioner of the department of planning and development. She has also been a member of board trustee of the University of the Chicago medical center (1996-2009). She became the chairperson in 2002 and also 2006. We do not forget that she is one of the longest-serving advisors and confidantes in the Obama administration. She has also co-chaired the White House task force to protect students from sexual assault.


Valarie has no awards on her name, but his impacts on the United States government cannot be denied. She has served in public office, including working in the White House for long as president barracks Obama advisor. We still optimist that soon she might be awarded for her remarkable contribution to the United States government.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Valerie Jarrett in 2024

Valerie Jarrett Net Worth
Valerie Jarrett Net Worth

Valerie Jarrett has been very successful in her career, which has caused her to amaze a lot of wealth. As of 2024, Her net worth is estimated to be $5 million, and she gains this wealth from both the private and public sectors. She has held reputable positions in most reputable companies, and she is also a popular businesswoman and an entrepreneur, which has significantly contributed to the increase of her net worth.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • After their divorce, Valarie claims that she got into marriage without appreciating how hard a divorce would be.
  • She has also authored a book which is rated bestselling titled finding my voice.

Valerie Jarrett is a famous American businesswoman who has been very successful in her career. She is also a former government official. She is so dedicated in her work, and her causing her to rise from one rank to another, she has made a name for herself. Although being great, the incredible thing is that she has also remained humble and consistently portrays her better side.


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