Jennifer Rene Psaki aka Jen Psaki is an American political advisor. Currently, she serves as the 34th White House Press Secretary in the Biden administration. As of 2021, Jen Psaki’s net worth is estimated at $2 million.
|Full Name||Jennifer Rene Psaki|
|Birth Date||December 1, 1978|
|Birth Place||Stamford, Connecticut, United States|
|Height||5 feet 5 inches or 165 cm tall|
On December 1, 1978, Jen Psaki was born in Stamford, Connecticut, to James R. Psaki and Eileen Dolan Medvey. Her father is a retired real estate developer, and her mother is a psychotherapist.
Her educational background includes attending Greenwich High School, graduating in 1996, and earning a degree in English and Sociology from the College of William & Mary, where she also competed in several events as a swimmer.
Her husband is Gregory Mecher, who works for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee as deputy finance director. In 2010, they were married and now have two children.
Jen Psaki Political Career
As a member of the Iowa Democratic Party, she worked on the re-election campaigns of Tom Harkin for the U.S. Senate and Tom Vilsack for the governor. Her first role was as deputy press secretary for John Kerry’s 2004 presidential campaign.
During the 2008 presidential campaign of Barack Obama, she served as traveling press secretary. After he was inaugurated as president, she served as deputy press secretary and was later appointed to the position of deputy communications director.
She left this position in 2011 to become a senior vice president and managing director at Global Strategy Group.
In 2012, Psaki worked as Obama’s press secretary for his re-election campaign. In 2013, she served as a spokesperson for the US Department of State.
A couple of years later, she became the White House’s communications director and remained there until the end of the Obama administration.
Psaki left the White House as director of communications and became a political commentator on CNN.
Under the Biden Administration, Jen Psaki is now the White House Press Secretary. Her first press briefing was on January 20, following the inauguration.
Jen Psaki Net Worth
Her net worth is estimated to be $2 million by 2021, after spending over 17 years in politics, including three, four years at the White House.
Jen Psaki is currently paid an annual salary of $183,000 for her role as White House press secretary.
She also became extremely wealthy while working as a political commentator on CNN.