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Valerie Jarrett is an American businesswoman and former government official who used to serve as the senior advisor to President of the United States Barack Obama.

Relationship Facts of Valerie Jarrett

Valerie Jarrett is married to William Robert Jarrett.
She is mother of One(Laura Jarrett).
Valerie Jarrett is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Valerie Jarrett?

In 1983 she was married to William Robert Jarrett, son of Chicago Sun-Times reporter Vernon Jarrett and attributes her switch from a private to a public career to the birth of their daughter, and her own desire to do something that would make their daughter proud.

Her daughter, Laura Jarrett, works for CNN as an attorney and reporter and daughter-in-law of the Canadian politician Bas Balkissoon.

Once she was emailed a question by one reporter about her divorce, she replied, “Married in 1983, separated in 1987, and divorced in 1988.”

Valerie Jarrett: Biography in Details

Who is Valerie Jarrett?

Valerie Jarrett is an American businesswoman and former government official. She used to serve as the senior advisor to President of the United States Barack Obama.

She used to work in the Barrack Obama administration from 2009 to 2017 as an assistant to the president for public engagement and inter-governmental affairs.

Valerie Jarrett: Age, Family, Siblings, Ethnicity

The businesswoman was born on November 14, 1956, in Shiraz, Iran during the Pahlavi dynasty, to American parents.

Her father was a pathologist and geneticist and used to run a hospital for children in Shiraz in 1956 as part of a program where American physicians and agricultural experts helped them in the health and farming efforts of developing countries.

When Jannet was five years old, the family moved to London for a year, later the family moved to Chicago in 1963, her parents were both of European and African-American descent.

In which school did Valerie Jarrett attend?

In 1974 American businesswoman graduated from Northfield Mount Hermon.

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And then in 1978 Jarrett earned a B.A. in psychology from Stanford University and in 1981 a Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan Law School.

Valerie Jarrett: Profession, Career

In 1987 she started her career in Chicago politics working for Mayor Harold Washington as deputy corporation counsel for finance and development and then she continued to work in the mayor’s office in the 1990s as deputy chief of staff for Mayor Richard Daley.

During this time she hired Michelle Robinson and then engaged Barack Obama, away from a private law firm.

Besides Jarret was the CEO of the habitat company a real estate development, and management company until joining the Obama administration which she joined in 1995 was replaced by Mark Segal.

Barack Obama selected Jarrett to serve as a senior advisor to the president and assistant to the president for intergovernmental relations and public liaison On November 14, 2008, she was the longest-serving advisor and confidant and was “widely tipped for a high-profile position in an Obama administration.

Valerie Jarrett: Salary and net worth

As working as a senior advisor, Jarrett’s salary was reported to be about $172,200 per year.

Valerie Jarrett estimated net worth is about $13 million.

Lifetime achievement and award, a journalism website has listed her among Chicago’s ‘100 best networked’.

In the future coming days, she would be getting a lot of awards.

Valerie Jarrett: Rumour and controversy

Moreover, Valerie Jarrett has been maintaining her professional and personal life so carefully. Thus no record revealed to her rumor or controversies are not available.

How tall is Valerie Jarrett?

Valerie Jarrett has an average body type with a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall and her weight is unknown. Besides this, she has black hair with light brown eyes.

Social Media

Valerie Jarrett is active on Twitter with 199.3k followers and Instagram with 171k followers rather than on Facebook.

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