When she speaks, the world literally stops and listens. The calming influence that she imparts on her statement is beyond any explanation. Former State Department Spokeswoman, Marie Harf is now looking to stamp her authority in the Fox News where she will bring her experience as a contributor to Fox Business Network. In spite of her calmness, she could not stay dry foot in the sea of controversy.
How Much Is Marie Harf's Net Worth?
A former spokesperson, Secretary of Defense and Political commentator add up to her prolific career. Being the Secretary and Spokesperson is not an easy thing to do, and the US Government might have strict policies to reveal the detail of salary that the people in Whitehouse receives.
But people expected her to have a handsome salary in millions while with the government while she might have as well racked up the pretty good sum in her 2017 deal with Fox network which calls for a potential rise in her net worth.
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Career And Progression
Marie received a Masters Degree in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia where she did her thesis for continued regime stability in Saudi Arabia. The former spokeswoman started the career at Directorate of Intelligence at CIA as an analyst in the Middle East focusing group.
After which, she became the media spokesperson of the CIA. Her career took the boost when she helped Barrack Obama craft the national security and communication strategy during the 2012 presidential election.
Then, Marie was appointed as Deputy Spokesperson for the Department of State in July 2013 when she deputies under Jen Psaki.
The former spokesperson fell in big controversy when she commented about ISIS following the release of a video of the beheading of 21 Egyptians Coptic Christian in Libya.
In the interview, she said,
"We cannot kill our way out of this war. We need in the medium to 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 ..."
The former spokesperson was heavily criticized for her statement with #JobsForISIS. Harf even worked as Acting Spokesperson from May 13 to June 1, 2015.
In Jan 2017, she was signed by Fox News Channel where she would debut at The First 100 Days and will represent national security and political analysis in Fox News Channel and a contributor to Fox Business Network.
Does Marie Harf Have Children?
Marie got married to her boyfriend Joshua Lucas on Saturday on 14 April of 2012. The couple shared the wedding vows at Vienna Presbyterian Church, Vienna in attendance of the Anglican priest and few mates.
Her husband, Joshua, who is of the same age as Marie, completed his master's degree in law and diplomacy at Tufts University. His mother, Tricia H. Lucas is advocacy director for New Futures, a nonprofit organization that fights alcohol and drug abuse. Similarly, his father John E. Lucas is the lawyer for the State of New Hampshire Office of Legislative Services in Concord.
Marie Harf poses with her husband Joshua Lucas (Photo: nytimes.com)
Being a former spokesperson, she is obviously good at keeping secrets and hasn’t let any of the details of her relationship slip under the table. She also has kept her Instagram profile private, which makes hard to find her personal affair with her husband.
The former spokesperson whose Twitter account is filled with political comment and current affairs rarely posts something about her personal life. The charismatic personality loves her glasses and enjoys a settled life with Joshua.
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Marie Elizabeth Harf was born on June 15, 1981, in Chicago, the United States with American Nationality. The calm spokesperson was born to a family of intellectuals. Her father, James E. Harf is a vice president and director of Center for Global Education at Maryville University while her mother, Jane Ax Harf is the director of University Clean Energy Alliance of Ohio.
The tall blonde being in an important position likes to maintain her physique and possess a suitable height of around 5 feet 6 inches and belongs to white ethnicity. She completed her graduation from Indiana University Bloomington with a BA degree in Political Science.