Valerie June Jarrett is an American businesswoman and former government official know all about her Family, Net Worth, Parents, Husband, Children, Education and Salary.
|Real Name||Valerie Jarrett|
|Date of Birth||14 November 1956|
|Age ( As per 2022 )||65 years|
|Place of Birth||Shiraz, Iran|
|Spouse / Partner||William Jarrett (m. 1983–1988)|
|Mother||Barbara T. Bowman|
|Father||James E. Bowman|
|Education||University of Michigan Law School (1981), Stanford University (1978), Northfield Mount Hermon (1974)|
|Profession||Former Senior Advisor to the President of the United States|
|Last Update||February 2022|
Valerie June Jarrett is an American businesswoman and former government official. She served as the senior advisor to U.S. President Barack Obama and assistant to the president for public engagement and intergovernmental affairs from 2009 to 2017. Before that, she served as a co-chair of the Obama–Biden Transition Project.Since March 2021, she has been interim president of the Obama Foundation.
Valerie Jarrett Family and Parents
Jarrett was born in Shiraz, Iran,during the Shah’s rule, to American parents James E. Bowman and Barbara T. Bowman. Her father, a pathologist and geneticist, ran a hospital for children in Shiraz in 1956 as part of a program in which American physicians and agricultural experts sought to help in the health and farming efforts of developing countries. When she was five years old, the family moved to London for a year, later moving to Chicago in 1963.
Her parents are of African-American and European descent.Her parents’ names are James E. Bowman (father) and Barbara T. Bowman (mother).She graduated from Northfield Mount Hermon in 1974, and earned a B.A. in psychology from Stanford University in 1978 and a Juris Doctor (J.D.) from the University of Michigan Law School in 1981.On May 21, 2016, Jarrett received the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws from Colby College in Waterville, Maine.
Valerie Jarrett Husband and Children
Valerie Jarrett married with William Robert Jarrett, son of Chicago Sun-Times reporter Vernon Jarrett.The Couple have a Daughter Together.Her daughter, Laura Jarrett, is an attorney and reporter for CNN,and daughter-in-law of the Canadian politician Bas Balkissoon.
Valerie Jarrett Net Worth
Valerie Jarrett has an estimated Net Worth around $12 Million in 2022. She earns a lot of money American businesswoman which he devotes a lot of time to and where he presents oneself entirely.
|Net Worth ( 2022 )||$12 Million|
|Income Source||American businesswoman and former government official|
|Annual Income / Salary||Under Review|
Valerie Jarrett Career
Jarrett got her start in Chicago politics in 1987 working for Mayor Harold Washington as deputy corporation counsel for finance and development. Jarrett continued to work in the mayor’s office in the 1990s. She was deputy chief of staff for Mayor Richard Daley, during which time (1991) she hired Michelle Robinson, then engaged to Barack Obama, away from a private law firm. Jarrett served as commissioner of the department of planning and development from 1992 through 1995, and she was chairwoman of the Chicago Transit Authority from 1995 to 2003.
Until joining the Obama administration, Jarrett was the CEO of the Habitat Company, a real estate development and management company,which she joined in 1995. She was replaced by Mark Segal, an attorney who joined the company in 2002, as CEO. Jarrett was a member of the board of trustees of the University of Chicago Medical Center from 1996 to 2009, becoming vice chairwoman in 2002 and chairwoman in 2006. She also served as vice chairwoman of the board of trustees of the University of Chicago and a trustee of the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. Jarrett serves on the board of directors of USG Corporation, a Chicago-based building materials corporation.
On November 14, 2008, President-elect Barack Obama selected Jarrett to serve as a senior advisor to the president and assistant to the president for intergovernmental relations and public liaison.Jarrett was one of three senior advisors to President Obama.In addition to being senior advisor to the president, Jarrett held other leadership positions and completed further duties. Among those included chairing the White House Council on Women and Girls and co-chairing the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault.
In March 2014, she participated as a speaker on Voices in Leadership, an original Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health webcast series, in a discussion entitled, “Leadership in the White House,” moderated by Dr. Atul Gawande.Along with Donna Brazile, vice chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, she is one of the political figures to make a cameo appearance as herself in the CBS drama The Good Wife.
Finding My Voice (Book)
In July 2017 Jarrett signed a deal with Viking Press for her book titled Finding My Voice: My Journey to the West Wing and the Path Forward.In December 2020, following the announcement that Obama Foundation President Wally Adeyemo would be nominated to become Deputy Secretary of the Treasury, the Foundation announced that Jarrett would take over his duties on an interim basis until a successor can be found.Valerie Jarrett and Lemba are the authors of the book ”Finding My Voice” autobiography was published in 2019 and received NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work – Biography / Autobiography.