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Who is Jen Psaki ? | Wiki/Bio
Jen Psaki (Jennifer Rene Psaki) is an American political advisor and serves as the White House Press Secretary under the Biden administration. She is a core member of the Democratic Party. Her previous roles include previously serving as the White House deputy Press Secretary (2009), the White House deputy Communications Director (2009-2011), the spokesperson for the U.S.
Department of State (2013-15) and contributing to CNN as the White House communications direct (2015-17). Psaki was a CNN political contributor from 2017 to 2020 and has held various communications and senior press positions in the Obama White House.
She is a graduate of the College of William & Mary with a bachelor of arts in English and Sociology. She was a two-year backstroke swimmer on the William & Mary Tribe’s athletic team while at the university.
How Old is Jen Psaki ? | Age
She was born in Stamford, Connecticut (USA), on December 1, 1978. She is 44 years old at the moment.
How Tall is Jen Psaki ? | Height
She is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs about 67kg.
Who is Jen Psaki Husband ?
Jen and Gregory Mecher are married. On May 8, 2010, they were married at Woodlawn Farm Ridge, Maryland. Gregory is a Democratic aide and was recently the chief of staff for Rep. Joe Kennedy III in Massachusetts.
Mecher was the DCCC’s deputy finance director, while Psaki was the media manager for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (then chairman of the DCCC). Both had busy travel schedules and would occasionally find themselves at DCCC headquarters.
Mecher contacted Psaki to invite her out for dinner. Psaki quickly replied, saying yes. They shared their high school swimming careers and talked about their siblings and parents during dinner. Mecher proposed to Mecher at home in March 2009.
Who are Jen Psaki’s Kids ?
Jen and her husband are parents to two children. Genevieve Mecher (or Vivi) was one of her daughters. She became famous when then U.S. President Barack Obama was photographed with her crawling on a floor in the presidential building.
Jen Psaki Career | Overview
Psaki started her career in 2001 as a press secretary for the re-election campaigns for Tom Harkin (Iowa Democrats) for the U.S. Senate and Tom Vilsack (Iowa Democrats) for governor. Psaki was then appointed deputy press secretary to John Kerry’s 2004 presidential campaign. Psaki was the communications director for Joseph Crowley, U.S. Representative, and the regional press secretary of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee from 2005 to 2006.
Jen Psaki as W.H. Press Secretary | Overview
Jen Psaki is the current White House Press secretary for the Biden administration. She was appointed White House Press Secretary on January 20, 2020. In her first interview, she promised to bring civility and truth to her conversations with reporters.
Jen Psaki Net Worth and Salary in 2022
It is believed that her salary as a press secretary is approximately $183,000 per annum. She is worth $2 million.