Sean Spicer Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 19.Sep.2017
Facts of Sean Spicer
Date of Birth: 1971 , September-23
Age: 46 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Sean Spicer
Birth Name Sean Michael Spicer
Nick Name Sean Spicer
Father Michael William Spicer
Mother Kathryn Spicer
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Barrington
Ethnicity white
Profession former communications director
Net Worth $9.4 million
Eye Color Green
Face Color Brown
Weight in KG 80 kg
Married Yes
Married to Rebecca Miller (13 November 2004)
Education Naval War College
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Synopsis

Sean Spicer is an American politician strategist and a member of the Republican Party. He currently serves for Donald Trump as his press secretary and communications director. Spicer has even worked formerly as a communications director of the Republican National Committee for six years since 2011.    

Early Life  

Sean Spicer was born as Sean Michael Spicer on September 23, 1971, in North Shore Hospital, New York, United States. He belongs to partial Irish descent and was raised as Catholic.

Spicer is the son of Michael William Spicer and Kathryn Spicer. His mother served in the East Asian Studies department at Brown University as a department manager while his father was an insurance agent.

Education

Spicer joined Portsmouth Abbey School in Rhode Island, from 1985 to 1989. During his high school, Spicer volunteered for local political campaigns.

In the year 1989, Spicer attended Connecticut College and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in government in 1993.

In April 1993, Spicer wrote a letter to the student paper, referred Spicer as "Sean Sphincter''. After that, he submitted an angry complaint to the paper and followed up by pushing for college judicial action against the paper. He later received further ribbing from the campus satirical publication Blats.

Spicer enrolled at the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island for his further study. He received the master's degree in national security and strategic studies from there in 2012.

Career

After completing graduation in 1993, Spicer worked on some political campaigns. He also worked for U.S Congressmen Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ), Mark Foley (R-FL), Mike Pappas (R-NJ) and Clay Shaw (R-FL).

In the year 1999, Spicer joined as a public affairs officer in the U.S Navy Reserve where he currently holds the rank of Commander.

Spicer became the Communications Director on the House Government Reform Committee from 2000 to 2001. He was also worked as director of the incumbent retention at the National Republican Congressional Committee for one year since 2001.

In 2009, Spicer was the partner of Endeavor Global Strategies, a public relations firm and also co-founded to represent foreign governments and corporations with the business prior the U.S government. He served full-time at the firm until February 2011.

Spicer became Communications Director of the Republican National Committee in February 2011. He was given an additional role as a chief strategist in February 2015.

Spencer was entitled as the White House press secretary for Donald Trump on December 22, 2016. He made an announcement of his resignation as White House Secretary on July 21, 2017.

Spencer also made the third appearance in the SNL dressed as the Easter Bunny on April 16, 2017. He even apologized for the remarks made on Hitler.

He has compared the gas attack in Syria with the Hitler's Holocaust recently in a press conference. Check his speech on YouTube.

Personal life

Sean Spicer married to Rebecca Miller in 2004, November 13 at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Washington DC. At the time, he worked at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church as a television producer in Washington D.C.

His wife Rebecca is the senior vice president, Communication as well as public affairs for the National Beer Wholesalers Association in Virginia.

The couple has two children and lives in Alexandria, Virginia.

Spicer has the habit of swallowing gums. He swallows 2 and a half pack gums a day. 

Spicer assumed the position of the press secretary on January 20, 2017. Since then he is handling his job very sincerely. As press secretary, he drew some controversies for making controversial statements as well as to display the combative behavior with the media.

Firstly, on the day of Trump's inauguration, he falsely and insistently claimed that the crowds in the ceremony were the largest crowd. He also blamed the press as they had deliberately underestimated the number of spectators.

Net worth

Sean Spicer current net worth around be $9.4 million. He also has four Northern Virginia properties around $1 million.

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