Karen Finney is an American is former MSNBC’s political commentator. Karen Finney also anchored political news and commentary show Disrupt with Karen Finney for the network. She was a spokesperson and political consultant for the 2016 presidential campaign for Hillary Clinton.

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  • Birthday: 15 August 1967 (Age 50)
  • Ethnicity: African-American
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Political Commentator & Media Personality


Family and Personal Life

Karen Finney hasn’t any record of having any husband or boyfriend till date. She is the daughter of African American father whereas American mother who were slaves for a man named Finney.

Finney is native to New York, the USA where she was born as a daughter of Jim Finney and Mildred Lee. Her father was a civil right attorney likewise her mother is often associated with Robert E. Lee, general of Civil War. In her early childhood, she relocated to California along with her mother.

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  • Parents: Jim Finney and Mildred Lee
  • Husband: N/A
  • Children: N/A
  • Marital Status: Married

With time, she completed her high school from a local school in California. Later, she enrolled at the University of California in Los Angeles. Following the footstep of her parents, she had a keen interest in politics and wanted to establish a career as a political expertise.

Karen Finney isn’t married yet though she is in her fifties or neither has any children. She has successfully hidden her love life and barely speaks to media when asked about her personal life. There was also rumor regarding her affair with MSNBC fellow journalist Jonathan Capehart, however, it went off with time. Seems she is busier in her professional life rather than searching for her Mr. Right.


Body Measurements and Lifestyle

Karen Finney is one of the leading political analysts with the hottest figure. She is admired for her evergreen looks and straight-forward nature in-between her colleagues.

Karen Finney owns body measurements of 36-26-39 inches that makes her alluring personality comparatively fairer. She stands tall at the height of 5 feet 7 inches with attractive natural breasts and well-toned legs. She has light brown hair and brown eyes with the sharp pointed nose.

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  • Height: 5 Feet 7 Inches (1.70m)
  • Body Measurements: 36-26-39 Inches
  • Plastic Surgery: N/A
  • Weight: N/A

This 50 years old diva is blessed with down-to-earth personality as well as a commanding voice that perfectly suits her on-screen. She justifies any type of dresses appearing charismatic and in beautiful shape. Her viewers stick to TV screen to watch her on tight-fitting outfits flaunting her white long legs.

In her leisure, Finney is found reading fictions, experimenting her photographic skills and visiting her family and relatives. She is fond of wine and also a dog lover. She loves socializing and enjoys conversing with children of poor nations. She also enjoys watching sports and even indulges in golf sometimes.


Professional Career

Karen Finney has served on the Democratic National Committee for four years. In the early 1990s, she also became Press Secretary for Hillary Clinton and columnist for The Hill. Recently, she is on board members of NARAL pro-choice America and some other organizations.

Finney is a Democratic political operative who served as a political commentator for MSNBC since 2009. On 8 June 2013, she debut on-air with her show Disrupt with Karen Finney which ended after a year. The show premiered with US Senator Barbara Boxer as a guest discussing on the conservative “War on Women”. 

Career Timeline:

  • 1990: Started working as Hillary Clinton’s Press Secretary
  • 2001: Became crisis manager for New York City Board of Education
  • 2009: Joined MSNBC as a political commentator
  • (2013-2014): Hosted Disrupt with Karen Finney on MSNBC

2015: Selected as Strategic Communications Adviser and Senior Spokesperson for Clinton 2016 presidential campaign

She later signed with Media Matter on 25 November 2014 performing a duty of senior fellow and consultant. On 25 November 2015, CNN publicized the selection of Finney as Strategic Communications Adviser and Senior Spokesperson for Clinton at 2016 presidential campaign.

In the early 1990s, Finney operated for Hillary Clinton as her Press Secretary and following stirred on marketing for Scholastic Inc., the children educational book company. She also served on 2004 presidential campaign for Elizabeth Edwards.

Karen Finney spent her four years at the Democratic National Committee serving as the first African American spokeswoman and Director of Communications. She also became crisis manager for the New York City Board of Education in 2001.

Finney has contributed her political career for The Hill as a columnist, commentator for Politico as well as The Huffington Post. Currently, she is part of the French American Foundation’s Young Leaders program. She frequently contributes to, The Arena, SiriusXM’s POTUS channel and TV One’s Washington Watch.


Net Worth and Salary 2018

Karen Finney has earned noteworthy net worth by working over 20 years in national politics. Besides from bundle of assets, she has also earned massive media attention and numerous followers on her social accounts.

Karen Finney’s net worth is around $2 million whereas salary of $70k-$100k per annum. Over twenty years of tenure in politics, she has accumulated colossal amount. She adds extra value to her possessions working with various media as a political commentator and show host.

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  • Salary: $70K-100K per Annum
  • Net worth: $2 Million