Jen Psaki Net worth: early life, career, net worth
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Jennifer Rene Psaki, famously known as Jen Psaki is an American political advisor. Currently, she is serving as the 34th White House Press Secretary for the Biden Administration. Jen Psaki’s current net worth is around $2 million.
Psaki was born on December 1, 1978, in Stamford, Connecticut. Her parents are James R. Psaki and Eileen Dolan Medvey. His father is a retired real estate developer and her mother is a psychotherapist.
She went to Greenwich High School and graduated in 1996. She graduated in English and Sociology from the College of William and Mary. Apart from this, Psaki was also a swimmer and took part in several competitions during her college days.
Her husband is Gregory Mecher who is a Deputy Finance Director at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. They tied knots in 2010 and gave birth to two children.
Career and net worth
She started her political career in 2001 when she took part in the re-election campaigns of Lowa Democrats Tom Harkin for the US Senate and Tom Vilsack for the governor. She became the deputy press secretary in 2004 for John Kerry’s presidential campaign.
She served as a traveling press secretary in 2008 for the presidential campaign of Barack Obama. When Obama became the 44th President of the US, she served as Deputy Press Secretary and she was promoted to Deputy Communications Director a year later. Furthermore, in 2011, she became senior vice president and managing director at Global Strategy Group.
She became a part of Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign as his press secretary. Psaki became a spokesperson for the US Department of State in 2013. In 2015, she came back to the White House as communications director and continued it till the end of the Obama Administration.
After her tenure as communications director, she joined CNN as a political commentator.
Currently, she is serving as the White House Press Secretary under the Biden Administration. Her first press briefing came on January 20, after the inauguration.
Jen Psaki net worth
Speaking of Jen Psaki’s current net worth, it is estimated to be around $2 million. She has been a part of political administration for over 17 years including 3, 4 years at the White House. Her current salary as a press secretary is around $183,000 per year. Her service at CNN contributes massively to her net worth.