The American political commentator, Dana Perino, is a familiar face in Fox News who was chosen by two different presidents (George W. Bush and Barack Obama) to be in their government.
Although Dana has been in the public attention for quite a long time, her life apart from her professional career is not widely known. Do you know that she found her Mr. Right when she wasn’t looking for love?
Here is everything that you might want to know about Fox News Dana Perino’s personal life.
Married Life; How She Met Her Husband?
Dana is head over heels in love with her husband whom she met while boarding a flight from Denver to Chicago in August 1997.
Dana Perino with her husband, Peter McMahon. (Photo: Dana’s Instagram)
After being seated next to the businessman from the U.K, Peter McMahon, Dana had an idea of starting a relationship with him. Well, it was a “Love At First Flight” for Dana right after she noticed a good-looking man with a British accent who didn’t have a wedding ring.
After spending the entire flight talking, Dana handed Peter a card with all her information hoping that he’ll keep in touch with her. Although the card had her contact number (both home and office), fax number and email address, Peter chose to write her an email which she checked ten days later.
Peter is 18 years older than Dana and has already been married twice before, but that didn’t stop Dana from falling head over heels for him. After dating for some time, Dana and her husband, Peter, got married in 1998.
Dana Perino with her husband, Peter McMahon, and their dog Jasper. (Photo: Dana’s Instagram)
The couple has now been together for almost 22 years and is relishing every moment as life partners. Dana and her husband don’t have any children together but they have a dog named Jasper in their family. Dana currently resides in Bay Head, New Jersey with her husband.
Well, Peter does have children from his previous marriage. Dana introduced two of Peter’s grandchildren, Sebastian and Rachel, back in a segment in 2012. Peter is 65 years old.
Dana, who is popular for hosting The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino on Fox News, has gathered an amazing earning from her professional career.
Dana has a whopping net worth of $6 million. Reportedly, she receives $250,000 per year as a salary from Fox News.
She is known for co-hosting, The Five, which is an American panel talk show on Fox News channel. Dana worked as a twenty-fourth Deputy Press Secretary under George W. Bush from 2007 to 2009.
More About Her
Dana Perino was born in 1972 and is currently at the age of 47. Her birthday is on the 9th of May. She was born to her parents, Janice "Jan" and Leo Perino in Evanston, Wyoming. Dana’s father was the one who cultivated in her interest in the news.