Katrina Pierson

Katrina Pierson (July 20, 1976) is best known as the national spokesperson for Donald Trump. She is also a renowned tea party activist and CNN contributor having deep ties with the Republican Party. Her name came into limelight in the year 2015, when she was hired by Donald Trump as the national spokesperson for his 2016 presidential campaign.

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Early Life

Katrina Pierson took birth on July 20, 1976, in Kansas, United States of America. She was born to an American mother and an African father. Katrina’s mother gave birth to her when she was only 15 and decided to give her up for adoption. However, she changed her mind later.

From growing up in poverty to getting arrested for shoplifting merchandise worth $168 from a J.C. Penny store in Plano, Texas, she had a very troublesome childhood. She was just 20 at that time. However, she admitted once, these life experiences helped her climb the ladder of success. In terms of education, she graduated from Kilgore College earning an associate degree in science in 1996 and went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in biology from the prestigious University of Texas at Dallas in the year 2006.

Career

Before getting hired by Donald Trump in 2015, Pierson worked for InVentiv Health, and went on to work as a practice administrator for the Baylor Health Care System, as the director of corporate affairs for ASG Software Solutions and later founded a local Tea party Group in Garland giving a start to her career as an activist. In 2013, she was given unemployment benefits worth $11,000 by the Texas Workforce Commission. She is best known for defending and covering up Trump’s controversial actions and statements and also for her appearances on various TV shows during Trump’s presidential campaign in 2016. She was later hired as a senior advisor for the Trump 2020 campaign in March 2018.

Personal Life

Raised by a single mother, Pierson got married to her boyfriend in the year 1994 and got divorced in just a span of 3 months. She was just 18 when she got pregnant and in 1995 gave birth to a baby boy, named Christopher Pierson. There were rumors of her alleged relationship with the famous American politician and Attorney, Ted Cruz. However, both Pierson and Ted never agreed to these rumors. As of 2018, she is not dating anyone and lives with her son, Christopher Pierson, in Garland, Texas, United States of America. She has always been quite secretive about her personal life and only likes to talk about her profession with the media. However, she is very much active on social media platforms and has more than 387k Twitter followers, 74k facebook followers and more than 52.5k Instagram followers.

Net Worth

The projected net worth of Katrina Pierson is $500,000. In 2013, she was given unemployment benefits worth $11,000 by the Texas Workforce Commission and also received a whopping amount of $76,000 in campaign contributions, in the year 2014. Her net worth is expected to rise in years to come given her continuous success and work at prestigious government positions.

22 Sep, 2018