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Jen Psaki is an American television political analyst and former government official who currently works for MSNBC. A political advisor who served under both the Obama and Biden administrations, Until May 2022, she served the Biden administration as the 34th White House press secretary. A member of the Democratic Party, she previously served in the Obama administration as the White House deputy press secretary; the White House deputy communications director; the spokesperson for the United States Department of State; and the White House communications director.

Birth Name

Jennifer Rene Psaki

Nickname

Jen

Profession

Political Advisor, Commentator and Spokesperson

Political party

Democratic

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Jen Psaki was born on the 1st of December 1978, in Stamford, Connecticut, United States.

Age

She’s currently 44 years old.

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Ethnicity

Multiracial

She has Irish, Greek and Polish ancestry.

Religion

Christianity

Education

In 1996, Psaki graduated from Greenwich High School. In 2000, she graduated from the College of William & Mary with a degree in English and sociology.

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Family Details

  • Father – James R. Psaki (Retired real estate developer)
  • Mother –  Eileen D. Medvey (Psychotherapist)
  • Siblings – Stephanie Psaki (Sister), Kristen Psaki (Sister)

Marital Status

Married

Boyfriend / Spouse

Jen Psaki has dated –

  • Gregory Mecher (2006-Present) – Psaki was married to Gregory Mecher, who is former chief of staff to Congressman Steve Driehaus and Joe Kennedy. In 2006, They firstly met with each other at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. On 8 May 2010, The couple tied a knot. Since then they have been enjoying their married life with each other. They have two children, their daughter’s name is Genevieve Mecher.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 5 inches
  • In centimeters – 165 cm
  • In meters – 1.65 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 59 kg
  • In Pounds – 130 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 32-24-33
  • Bust – 32 inches
  • Waist – 24 inches
  • Hip – 33 inches
  • Bra Size – 32B

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Brown

Hair Color

Brown

Shoe Size

She wears a size 7.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 5 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Jen became known as a political advisor, commentator, and spokesperson who currently works for MSNBC. On May 24, 2022, MSNBC announced its hiring of Psaki as a contributor; the network stated that she would make appearances during its coverage of the 2022 midterms and 2024 presidential elections, and that a show hosted by Psaki was in development for Peacock.

Television Debut

In 2022, Psaki made her first television appearance after leaving her position as White House Press Secretary on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon discussing the Robb Elementary School shooting.

Jen Psaki Net worth

Jen Psaki has an estimated net worth of $25 million dollars as of 2023.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Jen Psaki

  • Psaki the eldest of three daughters, was born in Stamford, Connecticut, to psychotherapist Eileen (née Dolan) Medvey and Dimitrios “James” R. Psaki, a retired real estate developer.
  • In 2001, Jen began her career with the re-election campaigns of Iowa Democrats Tom Harkin for the U.S. Senate and Tom Vilsack for governor.
  • In 2004, she started working as a deputy secretary for John Kerry’s presidential campaign and become the communications director for U.S. Representative Joseph Crowley in 2005.
  • In 2008, Psaki was part of U.S. senator Barrack Obama’s presidential campaign as a traveling press secretary and adorned the title of deputy communications director under the execution of Barack Obama in December 2009.
  • In 2011, she was promoted to senior vice president and managing director in the public relations firm “Global Strategy Group” in Washington DC.
  • In 2012, Jen again participated in Barack Obama’s re-election campaign as a press secretary and in February 2013, turned into the spokesperson for the “United States Department of State”.
  • In February 2017, Psaki started working for the political team “CNN” as a political commentator and left it. In November 2020, to join the “Bidden-Harris transition team”.
  • In January 2021, she was selected as the “White House press secretary” under the direction of President Joe Biden and attended her first press conference.
  • In February 2023, MSNBC announced that Psaki would host a new weekly television program, Inside with Jen Psaki, beginning on March 19, 2023. The program airs on Sunday mornings and carries a focus on public policy issues.
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