Karine JeanPierre

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Karine Jean-Pierre

Facts About Karine Jean-Pierre

Celebrated Name Karine Jean-Pierre
Age 44 Years
Nick Name Karine
Birth Name Karine Jean-Pierre
Birth Date 1977-08-13
Gender Female
Profession Political Campaign Organizer
Place Of Birth Fort-de-France
Birth Nation France
Nationality American
Famous For First black person to become the White House Press Secretary
Ethnicity Haitian Heritage
Father Name Not Available
Mother Name Not Available
Siblings 2
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Leo
Home Town Queens Village, New York City
College / University New York Institute of Technology
University Columbia University
Educational Qualification Masters in Public Administration
Position White House Press Secretary
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight Around 54 kg
Body Shape Slim
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Hair Style Curly
Marital Status Not Married
Sexual Orientation Lesbian
Partner Suzanne Malveaux
Children 1
Daughter Soleil Malveaux Jean-Pierre
Residence Washington, D.C.
Source of Wealth Salary from her work as political campaign organizer, administration staff
Salary Around $180k
Net Worth Around $1 million
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Karine Jean-Pierre is an American political campaign organizer, activist, political commentator, and author. She is set to become the 35th White House First Black Press Secretary, appointed in May 2022 following the departure of Jen Psaki. She previously served as White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary since 2021. She was the former chief of staff for Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris in the 2020 US presidential campaign. 

What is Karine Jean-Piere Famous For?

  • First black person to become the White House Press Secretary.

Karine Jean-Pierre parents

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Where is Karine Jean-Pierre From?

Karine Jean-Pierre was born on 13 August 1977. Her birth place is in Fort-de-France, Martinique in France. She holds American nationality. She belongs to the African-American ethnicity and her religion is Christianity. Her zodiac sign is Leo. Her hometown is Queens Village, New York City. She has two younger siblings. Detailed information about her parents and siblings is not available. 

Regarding her educational background, she attended the New York Institute of Technology where she received her BS degree. She received her MPA from the School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University (SIPA) in 2003. 

Karine Jean-Pierre Obama

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Karine Jean-Pierre Career

  • Following graduation, Karine Jean-Pierre started working as the director of legislative and budget affairs for New York City councilor James F. Gennaro.
  • She then became the outreach coordinator for Walmart Watch in Washington, D.C in 2006.
  • In 2008, she served as the southeast regional political director for John Edwards' presidential campaign. 
  • She served as southeast regional political director for Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign. 
  • She then became regional political director for the White House Office of Political Affairs during Obama's first tenure. 
  • She served as National Deputy Battleground States Director for President's 2012 re-election campaign in 2011. 
  • She served as the deputy campaign manager for the Martin O'Malley's 2016 presidential campaign. 
  • She became a political analyst for NBC News and MSNBC in January 2019.
  • She was also the senior advisor and national spokeswoman for MoveOn.org. 
  • She published her first book, Moving Forward: A Story of Hope, Hard Work, and the Promise of America in 2019.
  • She worked at the Center for Community and Corporate Ethics.

Karine Jean-Pierre Jen Psaki

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  • For Joe Biden's 2020 presidential campaign, she served as a senior advisor. 
  • She served as the Chief of Staff for Biden's vice presidential nominee, Kamala Harris.
  • Under Biden's administration, she was appointed as the Principal Deputy Press Secretary.
  • It was announced on 5 May 2022 that she would succeed Jen Psaki as the new White House Press Secretary.
  • Set to assume the position on 13 May, Jean-Pierre will become the first black person and the first openly LGBTQ person to become White House Press Secretary. 

Karine Jean-Pierre partner

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Who is Karine Jean-Pierre's Partner?

Karine Jean-Pierre is openly gay. She is in a relationship with her partner, Suzanne Malveaux, a CNN correspondent. They have a daughter. The family lives in the Washington, D.C. area.

What is Karine Jean-Pierre Height?

Karine Jean-Pierre stands around the height of 1.65 m i.e. 5 feet and 4 inches tall. She has a bodyweight of around 54 kg. She has a slim body build. Her eye color is brown and her hair color is dark brown. She has curly hair.

What is Karine Jean-Pierre's Net Worth?

Karine Jean-Pierre is set to succeed Jen Psaki as the new White House Press Secretary. Upon graduation, she worked as a political campaign organizer for several politicians. As a White House Press Secretary, she will receive an annual salary of around $180,000. At present, her net worth is estimated at around $1 million.

Did You Know?

  • Her parents are Haitian.
  • Her father was a taxi driver and her mother worked as a home health aide.
  • She is a former lecturer in international and public affairs at Columbia University.
  • The Haitian Times named her one of six "Haitian Newsmakers Of The Year" in 2018.
  • She is the first openly gay woman to give a White House press briefing.
  • Fast Company named Jean-Pierre to its Queer 50 list in 2021.
  • She is fluent in English, French, and Haitian Creole.