In Donald Trump’s last years as the president of the United States, he had Kayleigh McEnany as the White House Press Secretary. She is an author and conservative political commentator. After the Trump administration, she worked for Fox News as a regular contributor. As of 2022, Kayleigh McEnany has a net worth of $1 million.
Kayleigh was born on April 18, 1988, to Michael and Leanne McEnany. She was raised with her sister, Ryann, in Tampa, Florida. Their mother was an English teacher who registered Kayleigh and Ryann in a Catholic school called the Academy of the Holy Names.
She went on to Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, where she studied international politics. Later on, she enrolled in the University of Miami School of Law and graduated from Harvard Law School in 2018.
In her studies at the University of Miami School of Law, Kayleigh McEnany received the Bruce J. Winick award. It’s a scholarship given to students who rank in the top 1% of their class.
McEnany initially served as a producer on the Mike Huckabee Show after finishing at Georgetown University. She worked on the show for three years before continuing her education in Miami.
While still doing her studies, she became an intern for various known political figures. This includes George W. Bush, Tom Gallagher, and Adam Putnam. When she went to Harvard, she made her debut as a commentator on CNN.
Since 2012, she has been showing her distaste for the Democratic Party, often criticizing former president Barack Obama. She got to show her support for the Republican Party when Donal Trump ran for president.
She departed CNN in 2017 to conduct a 90-second webcast on Trump’s Facebook profile called Real News Update. In the same year, she was appointed the national spokesperson of the Republican National Committee.
In 2018, she published the book titled The New American Revolution. With her political efforts, McEnany was named the 31st White House Press Secretary in 2020.
Kayleigh replaced Stephanie Grisham. She got to hold her position for a year as Trump’s term ended in 2021. Now, she is working as an on-air contributor for Fox News, often appearing on the show Outnumbered.
Net Worth and Earnings
When she was still the White House Press Secretary, Kayleigh McEnany earned an annual salary of $183,000 . As the Republican National Committee’s national spokesperson, she earned around $21,000. Her book royalties have made anywhere from $15,000 to $50,000.
However, she hasn’t shared her current income from Fox News. Still, it is estimated that her net worth is around $1 million.
Kayleigh is 5 foot 7 and weighs 121 pounds. She is married to professional baseball player, Sean Gilmartin. He is a pitcher for the Tampa Bay Rays. They tied the knot in 2017, and now they have three children – Blake, Kaylee, and Thomas.