Kayleigh McEnany is an American spokesperson, Political Commentator, and Author. She is best known for being the 31st White House Press Secretary under President Donald Trump since April 2020. She is currently serving as the Fox News on-air contributor and can be seen as the co-host of the talk show Outnumbered along with Emily Compagno and Harris Faulkner.
Born on April 18, 1988, in Tampa, Florida, Kayleigh comes from a family with Michael McEnany as her dad, who owns a roofing company, and Leanne McEnany as her mom. She’s got two siblings – Michael, her brother, and Ryann, her sister. Kayleigh attended the Academy of the Holy Names, a private Catholic school in Tampa.
Later, she pursued International Politics at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in Washington, D.C. She also studied politics at St Edmund Hall, Oxford, where she learned from Nick Thomas-Symonds, a future British Shadow Home Secretary.
She started at the University of Miami School of Law and received the “Bruce J. Winick” Award for Excellence, a prestigious scholarship for the top 1% of the class. Kayleigh completed her studies at Harvard Law School in 2016.
Kayleigh McEnany Career
During her college years, Kayleigh interned for several politicians, including Tom Gallagher, Adam Putnam, and George W. Bush. This led her to write media briefings for the White House Office of Communications. After completing her studies at Georgetown University and Harvard University, she started her career as a media producer for Fox News’ “Huckabee.”
Soon after, she transitioned into a commentator role at CNN. Her journey was marked by diverse positions that enriched her experience. In 2017, McEnany was chosen as the National Spokesperson for the Republican National Committee, a significant achievement. Establishing oneself in the White House isn’t an easy feat.
By February 2019, she assumed the role of National Press Secretary for Donald Trump’s 2020 presidential campaign. Her path continued upward as she was appointed the new White House Press Secretary for US President Donald Trump on April 7, 2020.
Currently, she is a co-host on “Outnumbered” (weekdays, 12 PM/ET) at FOX News Channel. She also shares her insights as an on-air commentator across all FOX News Media platforms. She became part of the network in March 2021.
Kayleigh McEnany Biography
|Real Name||Kayleigh McEnany|
|Birth Date||18 April 1988|
|Birth Place||Tampa, Florida, U.S.|
|Profession||Political Commentator, Author|
|Height||in feet inches – 5’ 6” – in Centimetres – 168 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 59 kg – in Pounds – 130 lbs|
|School||Harvard Law School|
|College||Georgetown University, University of Miami|
|Who is her husband?||Sean Gilmartin|
|Children||One (Karen Gilmartin)|
On November 18, 2017, McEnany tied the knot with Sean Gilmartin, a pitcher for the Tampa Bay Rays baseball team. The couple welcomed their daughter, Blake, in November 2019. In 2018, due to a BRCA mutation, McEnany went through a preventive “double mastectomy” due to her high risk of developing breast cancer. McEnany tested Positive for coronavirus on October 5, 2020. She did not wear a mask on numerous occasions and ultimately tested positive for COVID-19.
Kayleigh McEnany Net Worth
Being an American political commentator, author, and best known as the White House Press Secretary under President Donald Trump, Kayleigh McEnany has a net worth of $500 thousand (approx). She received around $200K per annum as the salary for being the press secretary of the White House and she remained one of the highest-paid White House staffers as well.
- In 2018, Kayleigh wrote a book, named, “The New American Revolution: The Making of a Populist Movement”.
- McEnany belongs to the Republican Political Party.
- Since 2015, the couple has been together, when Gilmartin was a rookie with the New York Mets.
- His sister, Ryann McEnany, works for President, Donald Trump’s Re-election Campaign. Earlier, she aimed to become a Sports Journalist.
- McEnany’s brother, Michael McEnany, entered the medical field, and presently he is a Resident Physician at the University of New Mexico by not pursuing a career in politics or media like his sister.
- Chad Gilmartin, the cousin of McEnany’s husband, also tested positive for COVID-19.