Josh Earnest
Josh Earnest
Celebrated Name: Josh Earnest
Real Name/Full Name: Joshua Ryan Henry Earnest
Gender: Male
Age: 49 years old
Birth Date: 22nd January 1975
Birth Place: Kansas City, Missouri, USA
Nationality: American
Height: N/A
Weight: N/A
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Natalie Wyeth
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (2 children)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): No
Is Josh Earnest Gay?: No
Profession: Political advisor
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $5 Million
Last Updated: July 2024

Josh Earnest is an American political advisor who served as the White House press secretary from 2014 to 2017 during President Barack Obama’s reign. In 2014, he took over as Obama’s press secretary from Jay Carney, and was succeeded by Sean Spicer, President Donald Trump’s first presidential press secretary.

Let’s take a peek at Josh Earnest’s fascinating life and career.

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Early Life & Biography

Earnest was born in Kansas City, Missouri on January 22, 1975. His father, Donald H. Earnest, is an athletic director, and his mother, Jeanne M. Earnest, is a psychologist. He received a scholarship at The Barstow Institution, a private secondary school. He was a basketball and baseball player.

He went on to Rice University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and policy studies in 1997. While at Rice University, Earnest was a member of Sid Richardson College and the campus-wide beer bike coordinator.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 22 January 1975, Josh Earnest is 49 years old as of today’s date 21st July 2024. His height is N/A tall, and weight is N/A.

Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids

Earnest married Natalie Wyeth at the Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, D.C. in a Christian wedding in August 2012. His wife was a Treasury Department officer, the great-granddaughter of illustrator N. C. Wyeth and a grandchild of engineer Nathaniel C. Wyeth. They have two children: a son and a girl, whose names have not been revealed.


He worked for Lee P. Brown during the 1997 Houston mayoral election shortly after graduating from college. From 2002 to 2003, Earnest worked as a congressional aide to U.S. representative Robert Marion Berry. This was following his work on Michael Bloomberg’s first mayoral campaign in New York City.

From 2003 through 2006, Earnest worked for both Terry McAuliffe and Howard Dean at the Democratic National Committee. In 2006, Earnest worked as a communications director for Florida Governor Jim Davis’ campaign. In December 2006, he relocated to Iowa to work as the national communications director for then-Iowa’s Governor, Tom Vilsack’s presidential campaign.

In March 2007, he became the Iowa communications director for Barack Obama’s presidential campaign. Earnest worked as a top communications adviser in numerous primary elections after Obama’s victory in Iowa; these included South Carolina, Texas, and Pennsylvania.

Earnest worked as the campaign’s deputy communication director for the 2008 general election. Earnest relocated to Washington, D.C. after Obama was elected president. He was then appointed as the communications director for the presidential inaugural committee.

Later on, Earnest became the White House deputy press secretary under Robert Gibbs on Obama’s first full day in office, January 21, 2009. Earnest was later appointed to principal deputy White House press secretary and chief of staff to Jay Carney, stepping in for him during press briefings on occasion.

Earnest was the host of West Wing Week, a White House-produced internet video series that covered President Barack Obama’s weekly activities.

On May 30, 2014, Obama announced that Carney would be replaced as White House press secretary by Josh Earnest. During the 2014 Israel–Gaza war, Earnest expressed his support for Israel’s right to defend itself.

Nearly 70 journalists voted him the most helpful press secretary in the Obama administration and the greatest White House press secretary in an annual poll held by Politico Magazine in April 2015.

On January 17th, 2017, he gave his final press briefing for the Obama administration, during which he was surprised by Obama, who praised Earnest for his diligent years of service. Since March 2017, Earnest has worked as a political analyst for NBC News and MSNBC.

Earnest joined United Airlines as Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer in May of 2018.

Awards & Achievements

Josh Earnest has not yet received any awards or nominations for the work he has done thus far.

Net Worth & Salary of Josh Earnest in 2024

Josh Earnest Net Worth
Josh Earnest Net Worth

Joshua Earnest definitely has had quite the career, as a political advisor and White House press secretary. The still young bright man still has a lot to do in the coming which is looking very promising for him.

As of July 2024, Earnest has an estimated net worth of $5 Million, which comes from the numerous jobs he has had, including being the current Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer for United Airlines.

Josh Earnest has had an impressive career in the world of politics and is still successful in his other ventures. Josh is still active here and there in the political scene and we do wish him all the best.


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