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Valerie Jarrett Biography

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Valerie Jarrett

Facts of Valerie Jarrett

Date of Birth: 1956 , November-14
Birth Nation: Iran
Name Valerie Jarrett
Birth Name Valerie June Bowman
Nick Name Valerie Jarrett
Father James E. Bowman
Mother Barbara T. Bowman
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Iran
Working For Obama Foundation
Net Worth Estimated around $13 million
Salary N/A
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Face Color Brownish
Weight in KG 60 kg
Famous for Obama-Biden Transition Project
Married Yes
Married to Williams Robert Jarrett ( 1983 to 1988)
Children Laura Jarrett
Education Northfield Mount Hermon, Stanford University (BA) and University of Michigan (JD)
Online Presence Twitter, Instagram
TV Show The Good Wife

Quick Timeline of Valerie Jarrett

1956 Born in Iran
1974 Graduated from Northfield Mount Hermon
1987 Served in Chicago politics
2019 Body Measurements
1988 Separated in 1987
2019 Estimated to be $13 million
1983 Married William Robert Jarrett

Detail Timeline of Valerie Jarrett

November 14 , 1956

Born in Iran

Jarrett was born as Valerie June Bowman in 1956, to Barbara T. Bowman and James E. Bowman in Shiraz, Iran. She is the only child of her parents. 

1974

Graduated from Northfield Mount Hermon

Valerie attended and graduated from Northfield Mount Hermon in 1974. She then went to Stanford University and earned a B.A in psychology and later earned her JD from the University of Michigan Law School in 1981.

1987

Served in Chicago politics

Jarrett started her career working for Mayor Harold Washington as deputy corporation counsel in 1987.

She then worked as the CEO of the habitat company, a management company and later joined the Obama administration in 1995.

2019

Body Measurements

Valerie stands around 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs approximately 60 kg.

1988

Separated in 1987

Due to some personal reasons, the pair separated in 1987. Not being able to solve it the pair officially parted their ways in 1988 and went separate ways.

2019

Estimated to be $13 million

Working in governmental fields Jarrett has earned a huge amount of fortune. Her net worth as of 2019 is estimated to be around $13 million. While she was serving as the senior adviser for Obama Foundation her salary per year was estimated around $172,200 dollar. 

1983

Married William Robert Jarrett

She was married to Chicago Sun-Times reporter William Robert Jarrett, who died in 1993. The pair tied the knot in 1983 in the presence of family members and few friends.

Content

Valerie Jarrett is an American businesswoman who served as the senior adviser to President of the United States Barack Obama from 2009 to 2017. She also served as a co-chair of the Obama–Biden Transition Project.

Valerie Jarrett's Early Life and Education

Born Valerie June Bowman is the daughter of James E. Bowman, a physician, and specialist in pathology, genetics, and hematology, and Barbara T. Bowman who is an advocate, professor, and author. She was born in Shiraz, Iran on November 14, 1956, and is 62 years.

At the age of Jarrett moved to London for a year and later to Chicago in 1963. Her parents are of both African-American and European descent. She is of American nationality and belongs to the mixed ethnicity of 49% European, 46% African, and 5% Native American descent.

CAPTION: Young Valerie with father James E. Bowman SOURCE: Instagram

Valerie attended Northfield Mount Hermon and graduated in the year 1974. She enrolled at Stanford University and earned B.A in psychology and a Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan Law School in 1981.

Valerie Jarrett's Career and Profession

Jarrett started her political career in 1987, in Chicago politics working for Mayor Harold Washington as deputy corporation counsel. She was also the CEO of the habitat company, a management company and later joining the Obama administration in 1995.

On November 14, 2008, she was selected by Obama to serve as a senior adviser and assistant to the president for international relations and public liaison.

In addition, she also completed further duties as chairing the White House Council on Women and Girls, co-chairing the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault.

Since leaving the White House, she has served in Obama Foundation as a senior adviser. She has also made a cameo appearance as herself in the CBS drama The Good Wife.

Valerie Jarrett's Personal Life

Valerie was once a married woman. She was married to Chicago Sun-Times reporter William Robert Jarrett, who died in 1993. The pair tied the knot in 1983 in the presence of family members and few friends.

Together the pair has a beautiful daughter, Laura Jarrett, who works as an attorney and reporter for CNN. Her daughter is married to Tony Balkissoon since June 2012.

Jarrett separated from her husband or spouse in 1987 and their divorce was finalized a year later in 1988. Moreover, Jarrett has maintained her personal life under wraps carefully thus no rumors and controversies are available.

After divorcing the first husband, Valerie is living a low-key profile and has not been linked with anyone.

Valerie Jarrett's Net worth and Salary

While Valerie was working as a senior adviser, her salary per year was reported to be around $172,200. She has served in several governmental fields and has earned quite a high figure of amount.

By some sources, as of early 2019, Valerie Jarrett's net worth is estimated to be around $13 million. Focusing into her dedicating and hardworking nature we can assume that her fortune might grow in the near future. 

Valerie Jarrett's Body Measurements and Online Presence

Valerie stands around 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs approximately 60 kg. Her hair and eye color are dark brown and brown respectively.

Jarrett is often active on Twitter with 109k followers, likewise on Instagram with 42.9k followers as of January 2019.

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