Donna Lease Brazile is an American political analyst. She has worked for the Democratic National Committee as the interim chairperson. She has served in several presidential campaigns that include Jesse Jackson and Walter Mondale-Geraldine Ferraro. In addition, she is an author as well as a columnist.
Personal and Family Life
Born on December 15, 1959, Donna Brazile is the daughter of Lionel Joseph and Jean Marie. Among nine, she is third child of the family. ‘Brazile’ is not the original last name of her family. Several generations back, they hold ‘Braswell’ as their last time, which they turned it to ‘Brazile’.
In 1981, she attended Louisiana State University and was honored with a bachelor degree in Political Science. She was also the member of John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in Massachusetts, United States.
The 57-years-old Correspondent, Brazile, is a Bachelorette. It seems she is more introvert towards her love life. There is no any authentic evidence about her married life, children, and boyfriend. May be she is more focused on her professional life than personal life.
Lifestyle and Body measurements
Although, Donna is mature with age and experiences. Her charming smile has won the heart of million. Her short hair gives her bold and sexy appearance. She is very smart and cares about her make ups and attire. Her height is 5 feet 6 inches followed by the pear shaped body. With intense exercise and balanced diet, she has properly maintained her figure and health.
Career and Profession
Brazile was an enthusiastic person in politics since her teenage and has served as a volunteer during the Jimmy Carter, Walter Mondale, Jesse Jackson and Dick Gephardt presidential campaigns in 1976 and 1980, 1984 and 1988 respectively. During the 1990s, she was appointed as an executive of staff and press secretary to Eleanor Holmes Norton, Congressional Delegate of the District of Columbia. During 1992 and 1996 presidential campaign, she was a consultant to Bill Clinton.
Brazile became the first African-American woman to manage a major party presidential campaign in 2000 when she was named as campaign manager for Vice-President Al Gore. From 2005-2009, she served as a member of the board of directors of the Louisiana Recovery Authority and as a super delegate for Bill Clinton and Al Gore in the election of 2008. She was twice declared as the interim (Democratic National Committee) DNC Chairwoman in 2011 and 2016. She is serving as co-founder and first executive director for the National Political Congress of Black Women.
Besides politics, Brazile is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University, the lecturer at the University of Maryland in College Park and a member of Harvard University’s Institute of Politics. She is also a member of the advisory board of the Washington & Lee University Mock Convention. She has also published a best-selling book like “Cooking with Grease” in 2004 by Simon & Schuster which is her journal of life and efforts in politics assignments.
Previously, she contributed for CNN’s The Situation Room, American Morning, New Day, and to NPR’s Political Corner along with ABC News. Brazile is also the manager for her owns Brazile and Associates. She has also appeared on CNN Tonight with Don Lemon and American TV series such as The Good Wife and House of Cards. She is also affiliated with Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA).
Achievements and Contributions
Brazile is a renowned name in American politics and broadcast journalism. She has been nominated twice for News & Documentary Emmy Awards in 2011 and 2015 in the category of”Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story- Long Form”. She has donated her papers to the Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections in the Louisiana State University Libraries Special Collections in Hill Memorial Library while serving for Louisiana Recovery Authority after Hurricane: Katrina.
Moreover, she was awarded the Congressional Black Foundation’s premier awards for her achievement in politics. She was listed in the list of top 20 people with “remarkable visionaries” in 2009 by O, The Oprah magazine. Moreover, she was listed among 100 Most Powerful Women by Washingtonian Magazine and also listed in Top 50 Women in America via Essence Magazine.
Net Worth and Salary
Brazile has acquired the net worth of $3 million whereas annual salary is yet to be revealed. She has contributed her life and knowledge in various sectors through where she has accumulated a good fortune. Being an author and political analyst, she has added million dollars wealth to her net worth.