Karine Jean-Pierre Biography

Karine Jean-Pierre is an intelligent and professional American political campaign organizer, activist, political commentator, and also author. She is a famous politician who is known to have been working as a White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary since January 2021 in Biden Administration.

Early Life

Karine Jean was born on August 13 in 1977. She was born in Fort de France, Martinique. She was raised in Queens Village in Queens where her mother worked as a home health aide and her father worked as a taxi driver for most of the days of the week. Jean is the oldest of the three siblings and has played a major role in raising her two younger siblings. As a student, Jean graduated from a local high school after which she attended the New York Institute of Technology. Later she attended the school of International and Public Affairs at Colombia University from where she received her degree of MPA.

Karine Jean-Pierre Career

Jean’s career started as soon as she graduated from the University. She got her first job in 2006, as the director of legislative and budget affairs for New York City councilor James F. Gennaro. Later she was hired as the outreach coordinator for Walmart Watch in Washington D.C. in the USA. In 2008, Jean was the political director for John Edwards’s presidential campaign and joined the faculty of Columbia University in 2014 where she serves as a lecturer of international and public affairs. Jean was the regional political director for the White House Office of Political Affairs in 2008 during the Obama Administration’s first term.

Apart from this, she also served as National Deputy Battleground States Director for President Obama’s 2012 re-selection campaign in 2011. In 2016, Jean was named as the senior advisor and national spokesperson for the 2016 presidential election by MoveOn.org, after which in 2019, Jean moderated Move On forum which featured vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris as an animal rights activist jumped onto the stage toward her and grabbed her microphone. Jean physically intervened until the security removed the man from the stage.

Biden Administration

Jean served as a senior advisor in Joe Biden’s 2020 presidential Campaign and the team was joined by her in May 2020. Later in July, it was announced that Jean would serve as a Chief to Staff for Biden’s vice presidential nominee. In November 2020, Joe Biden’s team announced that Jean had been tapped by the Principal Deputy Press Secretary and on May 26, 2021, Jean gave her first White House press briefings when she became the first openly gay woman and the first Black woman to do so since 1991.

Karine Jean-Pierre Biography

Real Name Karine Jean-Pierre
Birth Date 13 August 1977
Age (as of 2021) 43 Years
Birth Place  Martinique, France
Nationality American
Profession Author
Religion Not Known
Sun sign Leo

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 55 kg  –  in Pounds –  121 lbs
Body Measurements 34-25-35
Bra Size 32A
Waist Size 25
Hips Size 35
Shoe Size 7.5 (U.S.)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Body Type Slim


Father Not Known
Mother Not Known
Sister Not Known
Brother Not Known


School Not Known
College School of International and Public Affairs

Relationship Status

Marital Status Single
Affair No
Is she a Lesbian? Yes
Boyfriend? None
Children One

Personal Life

The 43-year-old woman is currently married to her husband Suzzane Malveaux. Her husband is a correspondent at CNN. The couple has a daughter together although details about her name and age are not known. They currently live happily as a family in the Washington D.C area in the United States of America.

Karine Jean-Pierre Net Worth

Jean has an estimated net worth of $ 1 million. Jean earns this sum of money through her job. Her main source of income is her political career and she earns some part of her income as an author or activist. She is expected to have an increase in income as she is still getting promoted in her position through her skills and experience.


  • Jean can speak languages like English, French, and also Haitian Kreyol.
  • She published her first book called Moving Forward in 2019 which encourages people to get involved and participate in politics.
  • Jean worked as an activist at the Centre for Community and Corporate Ethics.
  • Jean was named as one of the six “Haitian Newsmakers of the Year” in December 2018 by the Haitian Times.
  • In 2016, Jean served as a deputy campaign manager for Martin O’Malley Presidential Election.
  • Jean became the political analyst for NBC News and MSNBC in January 2019.

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