Katrina Lanette Pierson, simply called Katrina Pierson, is an American born communications consultant. The Tea Party activist is best known for being the national spokesperson for the Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign. The 41-year-old is a divorcee and a single mother of a son, Christopher Pierson. The name of her former husband hasn't been revealed.
In addition to being Trump's spokesperson, she was a regular CNN contributor during the presidential campaign. Katrina seems to be a private person hence, not much is known about her personal life.
To find out more about her marriage, children and other facts relating her personal life, continue to read below.
Katrina Pierson's married life
Katrina got married to her boyfriend when she was just a teenager, but the marriage at such an early age didn't last long and she divorced her husband after three months of the wedding. Katrina hasn't talked much about her former husband in the media.
Pierson gave birth to her first child when she was just 19-year-old. The name of her son is Christopher, who is now around 23-years-old. She and her son live in Garland, Texas.
After her divorce with her ex-husband, she hasn't been reported getting involved in any relationships. But in 2016, she was rumored to be romantically involved with American politician and attorney, Ted Cruz. Shortly after the rise of the alleged rumor, both parties denied the news.
Early life and career of Katrina Pierson
After being arrested for shoplifting merchandise worth $168 from a J. C. Penney store at the age of 20, Pierson turned her life around. In 2006, the single mother graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas with a degree in biology.
In the following year, she started working for InVentiv Health. In 2009, she worked for the Baylor Health Care System as a practice administrator and in 2011 for ASG Software Solutions as the director of corporate affairs.
In 2013, she was granted $11,000 by the Texas Workforce Commission as unemployment benefits and in 2014 challenged congressman Pete Sessions during Texas Congressional elections. Later, she went on to become the spokesperson for the Tea Party leadership fund.
— Melissa Repko (@melissa_repko) December 11, 2015
After jumping in-between a variety of jobs, she met Donald Trump aides while attending a meeting for Tea Party activists with Ted Cruz in 2015. Following the encounter, the Republican was recruited as the national spokesperson for Trump's campaign and often appeared on television as his defender on controversial comments.
.@KatrinaPierson: “We are no longer even talking about collusion with Russia at this point…The investigation is continuing to broaden its scope. They just need to admit there was no Russia collusion, and then try to get on with the day.” #TheStory pic.twitter.com/7mXgbfVTHh
— Fox News (@FoxNews) March 6, 2018
Hope Katrina's estimated net worth of around $500,000 will significantly increase in coming days. We wish her best of luck in her future ventures.