Kayleigh McEnany Bio, Age, Husband, Net Worth

Kayleigh McEnany is an American personality and a political commentator by profession. She also served as a writer [the 33rd White House press secretary] from April 2020 to January 2021. Besides, Kayleigh is a television personality.

She began her media career as a producer for Fox News and later became a commentator for CNN. She comes on television as a primary guest host for shows like Jesse Watters Primetime, The Ingraham Angle, The Five Fox & Friends, and Hannity.

Kayleigh McEnany Net Worth

Kayleigh McEnany has worked as a commentator, leading spokesperson for the Republican party, Republican political strategist, White House Secretary, and Media host. Indeed, she has done creative work in her life where she has supported politicians, has worked with naming celebrities & politicians, and has worked as a host for Fox News.

Kayleigh is making a salary of $183 Thousand and a net worth of $1.5 million as of 2024. While working for the Republican Party as the leading spokesperson, she earned $21,394 and $15k – $50k from her book royalties.

Net Worth: $1.5 Million
Real Name: Kayleigh McEnany
Birth Date: April 18, 1988
Age (as of 2024): 36 Years
Birth Place: Tampa, Florida, USA
Height: 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Husband: Sean Gilmartin

Early Life

Kayleigh McEnany was born on 18th April 1988, making her 36 years old as of 2024. Kayleigh was born and raised in Tampa, Florida. Her parents’ names are Michael and Leanne McEnany, and both have remained the owners of the commercial roofing company.

Kayleigh first attended the Academy of the Holy Names, a private Catholic school in Tampa. After that, she learned international politics at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in Washington, D.C., and went abroad to complete her further studies.

Kayleigh learned politics from future British Labour politician Nick Thomas-Symonds at St Edmund Hall, Oxford. After graduating from Georgetown in 2010, she worked for the Mike Huckabee Show as a producer for three years.

Kayleigh also went to the University of Miami School of Law for only one year and then transferred to Harvard Law School. She received a scholarship at the University of Miami School of Law and was awarded the Bruce J. Winick Award for Excellence. After she graduated from Harvard, she completed all her degrees in 2016.


While in college, Kayleigh was interned at several places. She worked for several politicians, including Adam Putnam, Tom Gallagher, and George W. Bush. She also worked in the White House of Communications, where she started writing the media briefings.

While she studied law in school, Kayleigh started appearing on CNN as a paid commentator. She supported Donald Trump during the 2016 Presidential Elections. On 5th August 2017, Kayleigh left her commentator work at CNN.

She started hosting a 90-second webcast, Real News Update, on Trump’s Personal Facebook Page. She would praise Trump and say she was bringing “the real news” from the American people.

Political Journey

In college, Kayleigh was closely associated with the Republican Party. She would speak critically about the Obama presidency and claim that he has a half-brother named Malik Obama, who lives in Kenya. On 7th August 2017, she was hired as a national spokesperson for the Republican National Committee (RNC).

After Mark Meadows became the White House chief of staff in April 2020, Meadows’s first personnel change was hiring Kayleigh McEnany as White House press secretary. She was employed at the designation on 7th April 2020 and was announced the next day.

2020 Presidential Elections

While the counting was still going on for the 2020 elections, McEnany had a false declaration for the victory of Donald Trump. After Joe Biden won the polls, she falsely claimed that Trump was not given an “orderly transition of power.”

Media Host

On 2nd March 2021, McEnany became an on-air contributor for Fox News and started hosting shows like “Outnumbered” alongside other hosts, including Harris Faulkner and Emily Compagno. Then, in May and JUne 2023, she began hosting Fox News Tonight.


Kayleigh McEnany has published three books under her name. The books are named The New American Revolution (2018), For Such a Time as This: My Faith Journey Through the White House and Beyond (2021), and Serenity in the Storm: Living Through Chaos by Leaning on Christ (2023).

Personal Life

Kayleigh McEnany is married to a baseball player named Sean Gilmartin, who plays the position of pitcher in Major League Baseball. Sean Gilmartin retired from baseball in the 2021/22 offseason and has played for different MLB teams since 2011 he was first drafted.

Kayleigh McEnany and Sean Gilmartin gave birth to a daughter in November 2019. Then, in June 2022, the pair announced that they were pregnant again with their second child. Then, in December 2022, the pair gave birth to a baby boy. The daughter’s name is Karen, and the son’s is Nash.

Social Media

Kayleigh McEnany is available on Instagram with a verified account- kayleighmcenany. She has 2.1M followers, 244 following members, and 1,213 posts there. More than half of her posts are related to her work as a media commentator on Fox. Kayleigh McEnany is verified on Facebook and goes by the same name.

Her recent posts are related to the interview with Joe Biden. She is currently working as a guest host for Hannity. She is also verified on Twitter and goes by Kayleigh McEnany [@kayleighmcenany], which she joined in March 2011. She has 3.5M followers on Twitter with 2,688 following members.

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