John Podesta Wiki, Wife, Children, Net Worth, Hillary

By Ravi Lama | Updated On: 24 Jan, 2019
John Podesta Wiki, Wife, Children, Net Worth, Hillary

Quick Information

Date of Birth January 08, 1949
Age 72 Years 3 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Political Consultant
Marital Status Married
Wife/Spouse Mary Podesta
Divorced Not Yet
Gay/Lesbian No
Ethnicity White
Social Media Twitter
Children/Kids Three Children
Height 5 Feet 9 Inches (175 cm)
Education Georgetown University
Parents Mary Kokoris (Mother), John David Podesta, Sr. (Father)
Siblings Tony Podesta (Brother)

You might remember the former Counselor to the President, John Podesta. He served President Barack Obama from January 1, 2014, to February 13, 2015. Podesta is now the Chairman of the presidential campaign for Hillary Clinton. His name has time and again come as one of the highest paying staffs in the United States.

Also known as “Think Tank” by many people, John has been one of the successful staffs who has prospered on his political career. He is also the co-founder of “Podesta Associates” which was established with the help of his brother in 1988.

John Podesta's Wife And Children

The father of three kids, John Podesta has been married to his wife, Mary Podesta, an attorney in Washington D.C for over four decades.

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As confirmed by Heavy Magazine, John's wife Mary completed her graduation from Smith College in American studies in 1966. John went to Georgetown University Law Center in 1976. Completing education, she worked as the attorney at the Investment Company Institute for 18 years. Currently, John's Wife is serving as a mutual fund lawyer in D.C.

John Podesta alongside his wife, Mary holding hand-in-hand (Photo:

On February 2018, John and his spouse organized a campaign to protect bear ears. As of now, they are savoring an intimate relationship.

John Podesta's Salary And Net Worth

John Podesta has been mustering the net worth as the political consultant. From the journey as the counselor to President, John Podes used to earn the salary of $199,832 as chairman of the Center for American Progress.

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Before becoming the Counselor of the President, he was White House Chief of Staff. He was the White House Staff Secretary from January 20, 1993, to June 30, 1995, and Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations from January 20, 1997, to October 20, 1998. In all these three times, he served the-then President Bill Clinton.

You might not know that he has the J.D. and at his early career, he served Department of Justice as a trial attorney. After seeing there is potential in political career, he started to proceed it alongside. Before his periods in White House, he worked as the Counselor for Senator Thomas Daschle and also Counsel on the Majority Staff.

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John Podesta Wiki And Bio

Born in a multicultural family on January 8, 1949, in Chicago, John Podesta's real name is John David Podesta. He was also known by his nickname Skippy. He stands at the height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 meters), as per the wiki. Talking about his family, he has a brother named Tony Podesta, who has worked as a lobbyist for Bank of America, and BP. His brother is a graduate from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Podesta got his education from the local university, Lane Tech High School, as per the wiki.