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katrina pierson
  • Birth Nation: United States of America
  • Name: Katrina Pierson
  • Birth Name: Katrina Lanette Pierson
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Place/City: Kansas, U.S.
  • Ethnicity: white
  • Profession: Tea Party activist and communications consultant
  • Net Worth: $500 thousand
  • Boyfriend: Ted Cruz
  • Married: Yes
  • Married to: N/A
  • Children: Christopher Pierson
  • Divorce: Yes
  • Education: University of Texas at Dallas
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Synopsis

Katrina Pierson is an American Communications consultant as well as Tea Party activist. She became popular when Donald Trump hired her in November 2015 as his 2016 presidential campaign’s national spokesperson. Since then, she works as the national spokesperson for Donald Trump.

Katrina is also a regular CNN contributor and is associated with Republican Party.

Early life and education

Katrina Pierson was born as Katrina Lanette Pierson on July 20, 1976, in Kansas, United States of America.  Her mother belongs to white ethnicity and father belongs to black ethnicity. Katrina holds an American nationality.

Katrina’s mother gave birth to her at the age of 15 and initially gave her for adoption, but later she returned to her mother and grew up in poverty. 

Katrina joined the Kilgore College where she graduated with an associate of science degree in 1996. Later, she attended the University Of Texas at Dallas where she earned a bachelor’s degree in biology in 2006. 

Career

After completing her, graduation Katrina worked with inVentiv Health Incorporated till 2008. Later, she started her career as a practice administrator in Baylor Health Care System since July 2009 to August, 20011.  

In the year, 2009, Katrina worked as an activist at Tea Party Movement where she became a founder of local Tea Party Group of Garland, Texas. She also worked as a director of corporate affairs for ASG Software Solutions till the end of 2012.

Katrina stood as the Candidate of U.S congress in 2014 for Texas Republican where she came up against Congressman Pete Sessions. She lost against Sessions 36 percent of the votes.

The same year, Katrina became the spokesperson for the Tea Party leadership fund. On November 2015, she was hired by Donald Trump for his presidential campaign.

After hired by Donald Trump, Katrina appeared in several television shows and currently, she is seen as one of the Trump’s staunchest defenders against his controversial notes and comments.

Personal life

Katrina Pierson married to her boyfriend in 1994 at the young age of 18. After three months of their marriage, she divorced her husband.  

Katrina gave birth to her son, Christopher Pierson in 1995. She currently lives with her son in Texas.  

In 2016, there was a rumored to be dating Ted Cruz who is an American politician and attorney. But they denied the news.

At the age of 20, Katrina was arrested by Shoplifting for stealing $168 from the J.C Penney store in Taxes.  She then said that:

I learned a lot from my mistake and that mistake helped me make my life better.

Net worth

Katrina got $76,000 as contributions for her campaign in 2014. She receives a huge amount of salary from her career and Katrina’s current net worth is around $500 thousand dollars.  

Katrina was provided $11000 by the Texas Workforce Commission as unemployment benefits in 2013.

  • Last modified : 18 May, 2017
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