Birth Day December 1st, 1978
Birth Place Stamford, Connecticut
Age 45 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius

Jen Psaki White House Press Secretary Biography

Press Secretary Jen Psaki, born Jennifer Rene Psaki is an American political advisor. She currently serves as the 34th White House Press Secretary under the Joe Biden Administration. She previously served as a White House Communications Director from 2015 to 2017. She held several positions during the Obama administration including a position as the spokesperson for the Department of State from 2013 to 2015. President Joe Biden announced Psaki as his nominee for the White House Press Secretary in November 2020. Psaki assumed her office on 30 January 2021.

She also worked as a contributor on CNN. She has over 377k followers on Twitter.

Press Secretary Jen Psaki was born on December 1, 1978. Her birth name is Jennifer Rene Psaki. She was born in Stamford, Connecticut in the United States. Her nationality is American. She was born to a father, James R. Psaki, and a mother, Eileen Dolan Medvey. She has Irish, Greek, and Polish ancestry. Her father is a retired real estate developer, and her mother is a psychotherapist. Her hometown is Stamford, Connecticut. She belongs to white ethnicity and her religion is Christianity. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius. 

Regarding her educational background, she attended Greenwich High School. She graduated from Greenwich High School in 1996. After high school, she attended the College of William & Mary. She graduated with a degree in English in 2000. She is a member of the Chi Omega sorority. She was an athletic student and competed in the swimming college team for two years.

Press Secretary Jen Psaki stands around a height of 1.64 m i.e. 5 feet and 5 inches tall. She has a body weight of around 130 lbs i.e. 59 kg. She has a slim body build. Her eye color is dark brown and her hair color is dark blonde. Her sexual orientation is straight. 

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Jen Psaki Career Timeline

  • Jen Psaki worked in the re-election campaign of Iowa Democrats Tom Harkin for the US Senate in 2001.
  • She also worked with the re-election campaign for Tom Vilsack for Governor. 
  • She then served as the deputy press secretary for John Kerry's 2004 presidential campaign. 
  • From 2005 to 2006, Psaski served as communications director to US Representative Joseph Crowley.
  • During the same period, she worked as regional press secretary for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. 
  • During the US Senator Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign, she served as traveling press secretary. 
  • She served several positions under Obama's administration. 
  • After Obama was elected to the President of the United States, she served as Deputy Press Secretary in the White House. 
  • In December 2009, she was promoted to Deputy Communications Director. 
  • She became senior vice president and managing director at Washington, D.C., the office of public relations firm, Global Strategy Group in 2011.
  • During President Obama's re-election campaign in 2012, she served as press secretary.
  • In February 2013, she became the spokesperson for the US Department of State.
  • From 2015 until the end of the Obama administration, she served as communication director.
  • Following the end of the Obama administration, she joined CNN in 2017 to become the political commentator. 
  • During Biden's presidential campaign in 2020, she left CNN and joined the Biden-Harris transition team. 
  • President-elect Biden nominated Psaki for the White House Press Secretary in November 2020.
  • Jennifer Psaki assumed the position of White House Press Secretary on 20 January 2021.
  • She held her first press briefing in the evening of Biden's inauguration, on 20 January 2021.

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Jen Psaki Husband and Children

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki is a married woman. The White House Press Secretary is married to Gregory Mecher. Psaki's husband Mecher is a deputy finance director at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. The couple got married to each other in 2010. The couple shares two children together. 

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Jen Psaki Net Worth and Salary

Jen Psaki currently serves as the White House Press Secretary under the Biden administration. She has served in various governmental positions since the Obama administration. Following the end of the Obama administration, she worked for CNN until she joined Biden's presidential campaign in 2020. As a governmental official, she receives quite a decent salary. The new White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki's net worth is estimated at around $2 million at present. 

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