Marie Harf is a popular American journalist and political commentator. Currently, she works as a Fox News Channel (FNC) analyst. Also, she serves as a co-host of FOX News Radios’ (FNR) “Benson and Harf” which aired on weekdays 6-8 pm.
Moreover, she is a policy strategist for the former president of the United States, Barack Obama. Also, she has served as the senior adviser for strategic communications to Secretary of State John Kerry. Additionally, Harf is a part of the FNC where the top political commentator like Sean Hannity and Bill O’Rilley has served for many years. Let us scroll down to know more about the political commentator.
Caption: The FCN political commentator, Marie Harf
Marie Harf: Bio, Family, Education
The commentator was born on 15 June 1981, in Chicago, Illinois, the U.S. as Marie Elizabeth Harf. She was born to the parents Jane Ax Harf and James E. Harf natives of St. Louis in Missouri. Her father is an Associate Vice President at the Center for Global Education at Marville University. And Harf’s mother is clean energy enthusiastic and hold the post of director at University Clean Energy Alliance of Ohio. There is no information on her sibling.
For her education, she has joined the Granville High High School and graduated in 1999. After that, she went on to join Indiana University Bloomington. Later graduated with a BA in Political Science and minored in Jewish Studies and Russian and Eastern European Studies. Thereafter, she joined the University of Virginia and received a master degree in Foreign Affairs.
Marie Harf: Career & Achievements
Marie has started her career as a CIA Analyst at Directorate of Intelligence that was focused on Middle Eastern leadership issues. After that, she became the spokesperson of the CIA. Later, she served as campaign spokesperson on nationality securities during the 2012 presidential election. In 2013, she has worked as the deputy spokesperson for the Department of State under the Jen Psaki. In 2015, her career steps ahead and got the position of Senior Advisor for Strategic Communications to Secretary of State John Kerry.
— Benson and Harf (@BensonAndHarf) December 10, 2018
Further, in the same year, 2015, she has caught up in the controversies. In an interview, she gave to MSNBC’s ‘Hardball with Chris Matthews’, a comment that she made after the releasing the video of the beheading of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya. She had given her opinion that America needs to be medium to a longer term to go after the root causes and help to join these groups and provide job opportunities, etc. So, this comment made her top-10 trending topic on U.S. Twitter, #JobsISIS.
Additionally, she has also traveled overseas as a foreign diplomate with Secretary Kerry. Since, 2017, she has become the political commentator and analyst for the FCN. In addition, from the same year, Laura Ingraham has also been working as a host of ‘The Ingraham Angle’ in FCN.
— Benson and Harf (@BensonAndHarf) November 30, 2018
Marie Harf: Personal Life & Husband
The 37-year-old journalist is a happily married woman. She has married her boyfriend Joshua Paul Lucas in April 2012. The couple was wedded by their longtime friend and an Anglican priest, The Rev Erin E. Bair. After meeting for a while, the relationship between the couple turned to a romantic relationship and later got married.
Joshua is the son of Tricia H Lucas and John E. Lucas of Manchester, England. Currently, he pursuing his master’s degree from Tufts University in law and diplomacy. Further, the couple is sharing a strong bond with each other. So, there is no information about separation or any sorts of controversy.
Caption: Marie and her husband Joshua Paul Lucas
Marie Harf: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
The television journalist earns a good amount from her career. FCN has paid her a quite good amount around $40,000 salary. Therefore, as of now, her net worth has an estimation of over a million dollars. In her long career, Harf has served as a deputy spokesperson, senior adviser, and media spokesperson.
Harf seems to be quite pretty active on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. She does not have any official account on social media platforms except the account under ‘Benson and Harf‘. on Instagram, she has a private account under her name @marieharf with 907 followers.
— Benson and Harf (@BensonAndHarf) November 6, 2018
Marie Harf: Body Measurements
Harf is a beautiful lady with a perfect body that measures to 36-26-35 inches. She has an average height of 5 feet 6 inches or 1.70 meters. There is no further information on her body weight. She has attractive blue eyes with blonde hair color.