Dee Dee Myers Biography
Dee Dee Myers is an American political analyst who worked as the 19th White House Press Secretary during the first two years of the Clinton administration. She was the first woman and the second youngest person to hold that position. Myers later co-hosted the Fair Time news show at CNBC and was a West Wing analyst.
Dee Dee Myers Political Career
Myers started her political career right after she graduated from college. She then began working in the 1984 presidential campaign of Walter Mondale where she served as a Deputy Press Secretary. Later on, she worked at California State Senator Art Torres where she served as a field representative. She then moved on to work in the office of Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley where she served as an assistant press secretary.
She, later on, started working at The White House where she served as a white house press secretary from January 1993 to December 1994. In 1988, she worked for Michael Dukakis’ 1988 presidential bid serving as a spokesperson. In 1990, he worked for Dianne Feinstein’s 1990 California gubernatorial campaign where she also served as a spokesperson.
Dee Dee Myers and Clinton
In 1991, she joined Bill Clinton’s presidential campaign team and was, later on, tagged Clinton’s first White House Press Secretary after the 1992 presidential election. She worked in this role from January 20, 1993, to December 22, 1994, and was also the first woman to work in that position. Myers then started serving as Assistant to the President in September 1994. However, she did not have consistent access to Clinton’s inner circle and this would frequently be noted in news coverage.
Dee Dee Myers as a Commentator
Since July 1995, she made contributions to Vanity Fair and since 1997 as a contributing editor. In addition to that, she is also the author of “Why Women Should Rule The World” which became the 2008 New York Times best-selling book. The book is basically about how women are free to work in any profession of their liking and not let gender inequality rule. Her book has also appeared in several other publications including The Huffington Post, The Washington Post, The New York Times, and the Los Angeles Times.
Myers left the White House and was since then been invited to speak at several events often on the topics of women’s issues, politics, and the media. She also became the brand ambassador for Jones New York’s Empower Your Confidence campaign in 2011 and also made appearances as a model for the brand.
Dee Dee Myers Age
Myers is 61 years old. She was born on 1 September 1961 in North Kingstown, Rhode Island, United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 1st of September every year. her real name is Margaret Jane “Dee Dee” Myers.
Dee Dee Myers Height
Myers stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches.
Dee Dee Myers Family
Myers was born to Stephen and Judy Myers. She spent most of her training years in Valencia, California. Her father was a Navy aviator who served two rounds of service in the Vietnam War, and her mother worked as a real estate agent.
Dee Dee Myers Husband
During the 1992 presidential race, she met her husband, Todd Purdum, National Editor for Vanity Fair, former White House reporter, and Los Angeles Head of the New York Times. The pair married in 1997 and have two daughters, Kate and Stephen, living in Los Angeles, California.
Dee Dee Myers Net Worth
Myers has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through being a journalist.
Dee Dee Myers Salary
Myers earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Dee Dee Myers Books
Myers authored a book dubbed Why Women Should Rule the World in 2008. The book is a New York Times best-seller.
Dee Dee Myers CNBC
Myers works at CNBC where she works alongside other famous CNBC anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Trish Rega
- Carmen Rita Wong
- Dee Dee Myers
- Cory Johnson
- Kathleen Hays
- Alina Cho
- Kate Bohner
- Bob Sellers
- Melissa Lee
- Seema Mody
- Carl Quintanilla
- Ted David
- Shepard Smith
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Myers.
|Who is Myers?||She is an American political analyst|
|Age||Myers is 61 years old.|
|Height||5 feet 4 inches|
|Salary||$40,000 – $ 110,500|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|