Karine Jean-Pierre was born on August 13, 1977, and from Martinique, France. She is a Political commentator, Author, Political Campaign Organizer, and Activist.
Currently, she’s been named as the new deputy White House press secretary, On November 29th Joe Biden’s campaign confirmed that Karine will serve as Biden’s new deputy press secretary.
She made the History after being the first Black person and first out lesbian to hold a chief of staff role for a vice presidential nominee, and now she has her official appointment for the administration.
Karine played a key role in the 2020 election by joining the campaign of Joe Biden and Kamala as a senior adviser, then became chief of staff to Harris.
She started her career as Deputy Chief of Staff at New York City Council and served there from August 2004 to Feb 2006, then she joined Wal-Mart Watch and started working as State and Local Outreach Coordinator for a year.
From January 2007 to February 2008, Karine served as the Southeast Regional Political Director at John Edwards for President. In July 2008, she joined Obama for America as Southern Regional Political Director and served there over five a month.
Later, Karine worked for some time as the Political Department at the Presidential Inauguration Committee and White House Liaison at the U.S Department of Labor. From May 2009 to March 2011, Karine worked as the Regional Political Director at White House and then joined back to Obama for America as National Deputy Battleground States Director.
Furthermore, she also served as Senior Advisor for Bill Thompson for NYC Mayor 2013, Campaign Manager for Letitia James for Public Advocate 2013, Campaign Manager at ACLU, and Deputy Manager for O’Malley for President 2016.
Since April 2016, Karine is serving as the Senior Advisor at MoveOn.Org, she will advise on and serve as a spokesperson around MoveOn’s electoral work, including a major effort to stand up to Donald Trump and his rhetoric and platform of hate, violence, racism, immigrant bashing, and woman bashing.
Besides this, she appeared on Fox News, Fox Business, MSNBC, CNN, CSPAN, PBS NewsHour. In 2019, she penned “Moving Forward” where it seeks to help others make their voices heard, and also published Moving Forward: A Story of Hope, Hard Work, and the Promise of America.
How old is Karine Jean-Pierre? She was born on August 13, 1977, and from Martinique, France, she is 43 years old as of 2020.
She was born to Haitian immigrant parents, there is not much information about her father, mother, and siblings.
Talking about her education she attended the School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, and earned MPA, Public Administration. Jean-Pierre joined the Columbia University faculty in 2014 where she teaches a course at the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA).
Karine is a Lesbian and in a relationship with CNN correspondent Suzanne Malveaux. Currently, the couple lives in Washington with their daughter.
Suzanne is an American television news journalist and co-anchored the CNN international news program Around The World and editions of CNN Newsroom.
Her Net Worth is $450K USD. She stands 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs around 54KG.
(Image Source: Karine Jean-Pierre Instagram)