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Karen Finney Wiki, Bio, Married, Husband, Boyfriend, Dating and Salary

By Aditya Rana | On: 26 Sep, 2016
Karen Finney Wiki, Bio, Married, Husband, Boyfriend, Dating and Salary

Quick Information

Date of Birth August 15, 1967
Age 53 Years 2 Month(s)
Citizenship American
Profession Television Personality
Marital Status Single
Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth N/A
Ethnicity African-American
Height 5' 9" (1.16 m)
Education University of California
Parents Jim Finney (Father) Mildred Lee (Mother)

A chief democratic strategist, MSNBC Political Analyst, and columnist for 'The Hill,' who serves with political and corporate clients in the USA and globally in the sectors of political and communication strategy and soon, she is Karen Finney.

Karen, who has been serving as a political contributor at CNN since January 2019, has also worked as 'Press Secretary' for Hillary Clinton. 

Career And Net Worth

Karen worked for four years as the spokesperson and Director of Communications at the 'Democratic National Committee' and also used to work for 'The Hill,' MSNBC, and The Huffington Post as well. Later in the 1990s, she worked as 'Press Secretary' for Hillary Clinton and then went into the private field, serving in marketing for the children's academic book organization 'Scholastic Inc....'

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She also controlled the crisis communications for the New York City Panel for Educational Policy in 2001 and has worked for Elizabeth Edwards during the John Edwards 2004 presidential campaign. She was then set to host a weekend news program named Disrupt with Karen Finney on MSNBC on 2 April 2013.

The commentary TV program and political news aired weekends at 4:00 p.m. ET. The show premiered with a discussion on the topic 'the conservative War on Women.' The U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer was her first guest. However, the name of the show was not finalized during that time.

After the television program Melissa Harris-Perry, her show became the second-weekend MSNBC program to feature an African American host. And almost a year later, on 5 June 2014, it was announced that the news show was canceled.  She was a guest host and a political commentator for the MSNBC since 2009.

After her success in the media sector, she joined Media Matters in 2014 November as a senior fellow and consultant. Since April 6, 2015, she is serving at CNN as Strategic Communications Adviser and Senior Spokesperson for the Hilary Clinton presidential campaign.

In January 2019, she joined CNN, which she disclosed through a post on Twitter. She has been serving for over three months as a political contributor on CNN. As per PayScale, the median salary at CNN is $69k, which means that she might have accumulated substantial net worth and wealth throughout her CNN career. 

Gay Husband; Emotionally Married!

Concerning the social updates, Karen Finley used to be cherished for her connection with Jonathan Capehart, whom she prefers to call a gay husband. Their love dimensions flaunt on social media, reflecting their romances and harness. Even though rumor has been swirling that she is married to Jonathan, she confirmed that she is married but only emotionally, not legally.

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Karen and Jonathan did not relish the relationship as a husband and wife. However, they continued their intimacy with immense love and support. Jonathan tweeted that he and Karen were not legally married, and he was only her gay husband. 

Karen's Gay husband's tweet about their relationship (Photo: Jonathan's Twitter

There is no information regarding her possible dating life, and whether they married or divorced remains under the bushes. 

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Short Bio 

Karey Finney was born in New York in 1967, and she celebrates her birthday on 15 August. She belongs to Afro-American ethnicity and holds an American nationality. She is a graduate of the University of California. 

She was born to a family where her father was a civil rights lawyer, and her mother was a labor negotiator.