Marie Harf is an employee of Fox News Channel. She is the political commentator for this channel and hs served on various other prestigious posts before she bagged this big assignment. Her wiki makes interesting reading and here we shall sneak a glimpse of her life at her workplace and on the home front!
Marie Harf and her birth, age, parents, education, and formative years
Marie Harf was born on 15 June 1981 in Chicago, Illinois, the USA. Her current age is 37. She is the daughter of Jane Ax Harf and James E. Harf. Her father was the associate vice president and the director of the Center for Global Education at Maryville University in St. Louis. He also served as professor emeritus of political science at Ohio State University in Columbus.
Her mother Jane was the director of the University Clean Energy Alliance of Ohio, a statewide organization in Columbus that supports clean energy research. She was raised in Granville, Ohio predominantly and graduated from the Granville High School in 1999. She was good at sports and was striving for a basketball scholarship.
Marie Harf later joined Indiana University Bloomington and obtained a BA in Political Science. She had concentrations in Jewish Studies and Russian and Eastern European Studies. She did further studies and earned a Masters in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia. Her thesis work was on the prospects for continued regime stability in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Marie Harf enters her career
Marie Harf initially worked as an analyst at the Directorate of Intelligence at the CIA. Her focus was on Middle Eastern Leadership issues. Later on, she took up the post of a spokesperson for the CIA.
During the 2012 US Presidential Elections, Marie Harf played a major role in the national security and communications strategy for Barack Obama. She also served as the campaign spokesperson on issues of national security. From June 2102, she worked as the Deputy to Jen Psaki for the Department of State.
She courted controversy when she was on-air in Hardball with Chris Matthews in February 2015. Her statement:
“We cannot kill our way out of this war. We need in the medium to a longer-term to go after the root causes that lead people to join these groups, whether it’s a lack of opportunity for jobs, whether …”
drew national ire and she was ridiculed for it.
She soon was given the new role of Senior Advisor for Strategic Communications to the Secretary of State John Kerry. She joined Fox News in January 2017 and has been holding onto this post of a political commentator since then. She is said to have accumulated a net worth of around $ 1 million.
Marie Harf body measurements
Marie Harf is the beauty with brains. She has an hourglass figure with a weight of 64 kg. Her height is not known. She has a figure stats which read as 36-26-27 inches.
Marie Harf-boyfriend, husband, marriage, children
No details have been revealed about Marie Harf’s past relationships if any. Her dating and other personal life details are not known. She married her boyfriend Joshua Paul Lucas on 14 April 2015 at the Vienna Presbyterian Church in Vienna, Va. The Rev. Erin E. Bair, an Anglican priest and a friend of the couple solemnized the ceremony.
Her husband is the same age as her and has obtained a master’s degree in law and diplomacy at Tufts University and graduated magna cum laude from Yale.
Marie has a social media account on Instagram which ha around 873 followers and her account is private. She seems to be absent on other social media such as Twitter and Facebook.