Dana Perino’s Salary and Net Worth

Dana Perino’s net worth is $85 million as of 2024. She is an American political commentator and author who earns about $12 million annually from her contract with the Fox News Channels. Perino was the White House Press Secretary during the tenure of President George W. Bush. She later joined the Fox News Channel as a political commentator in 2009.

Perino renegotiated her contract with her employers some years ago, which now has her as one of the highest earners on the channel. She also has a total of $22 million as her investment in stocks such as Apple, Tesla, and IBM to mention a few. She has also authored three books of her own and currently earns about $1 million annually in Royalties from her efforts. She also has investments in Real Estate portfolios and owns about five properties, which also adds to her current net worth.

How Much is Dana Perino Worth?

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Dana Perino’s net worth is $85 million as of 2024. Some say that she has had a lucky break in life by being the former White House Press Secretary for the administration of ex-President George W. Bush – an opportunity that has exposed her to better opportunities in her life. She has definitely leveraged that singular opportunity to move on to others that have impacted her current net worth.

Dana Perino’s net worth has been steadily built up over the past decade or even much longer. She also rakes in an additional $1 million and $2 million, respectively, from Book Royalties and other businesses she has been involved in. The timeline of how she has been able to build up her current net worth over the past couple of years is listed in the table below –

Year Estimated Net worth  (USD)
2023 $85 million
2022 $70 million
2021 $59 million
2020 $51 million
2019 $36 million
2018 $27 million


How Much Does Dana Perino Make?

Dana Perino’s salary from Fox News is to the tune of $12 million a year. A breakdown of this figure reveals that she makes about $1 million monthly – that is tax-exclusive. She has been at Fox News Channel since 2009, when she joined as a contributor, and has risen up the corporate ladder to become one of the most prominent news anchors and political analysts that they have.

Over the years, she has dabbled into other businesses and ventures such as Real Estate investments, Stocks and Portfolios, and Art collections and she has also become an author, and all these ventures contribute significantly to her current net worth. Reports have it that she owns 12 stocks that are currently worth about $22 million in companies like Tesla, Nvidia, IBM, and Apple. She also has five properties in her Real Estate Portfolio.

Dana also has a podcast titled “Everything Will Be Okay,” and it is believed that revenue realized from the podcast series would be shared between her and Fox News. There are reports that her royalties from her podcast series have already been incorporated into the improved contract that she signed with the Fox News Channel some time ago.

Dana Perino’s Books

Dana Perino has written a total of three books to date. Her first book is titled, And The Good News is …. Lessons and Advice from the Bright Side. It was released in April 2015, and it currently retails for about $ 10.04 on Amazon – with the option to purchase digital copies as Audible AudioBook and on Kindle devices.

She published her second book titled Let Me Tell You about Jasper ….. How My Best Friend became America’s Dog in October 2016, and it currently retails for $12.87 on Amazon with the option to buy digital copies as well. Her latest book is titled Everything Will Be Okay: Life Lessons for Young Women (from a former young woman), and it was published in 2021 and retails for $ 10.04 on Amazon.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where was Dana Perino’s Education?

Dana Perino’s earliest recorded and reported educational record was at Ponderosa High School in Parker – a suburb that is Southeast of Denver, Colorado in the United States of America. She proceeded to Colorado State University, Pueblo, where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications, with a Minor in both Spanish and Political Science. She also obtained a Master’s degree in Public Affairs from the University of Illinois, Springfield, United States of America.

How Much Does Dana Perino Make Per Year?

Dana Perino is reported to earn an annual salary of $12 million as part of the improved contract she got after she joined Fox News Channel. She also earns about $1 million annually as Royalties from her endeavors as an author and has about $22 million invested in Stock Portfolios, though the exact amount she earns from her Real Estate portfolio is unknown.

Is Dana Perino Suspended?

Dana Perino has not been suspended from her job with the Fox News Channel or any of the programs that she currently anchors or co-hosts. The closest she got, however, to being technically suspended from any job was when ex-President George W. Bush told her to “let herself out of the Oval Office” on probably her first day on the job while she was sent to be present at an interview Bush was meant to have with a journalist – which he later declined being interested in having.

Is Dana Perino Still On The Five?

Dana Perino is still a co-host on Fox News Channel’s The Five, as she has been on the show since 2011 and has been with the program for more than a decade now. She is an integral part of the show, and her deep insights and analyses are always valued on the program, which has made it one of the most watched programs on the Fox News Channel.

Where Does Dana Perino Live?

From all the available sources of information on Dana Perino, she is believed to be living in Bayhead, New Jersey. Dana and her husband, Peter McMahon have been together since 1998 or thereabout, and they currently live in their mansion in BayHead.

Feyisayo Oluokun
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