Karine Jean-Pierre

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Karine Jean-Pierre

Birthplace: Martinique
Immediate Family:

Partner of Suzanne Malveaux

Managed by: Erica Howton
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About Karine Jean-Pierre

Karine Jean-Pierre (born August 13, 1977) is an American political campaign organizer, activist, political commentator, author, and lecturer in international and public affairs at Columbia University. She is the senior advisor and national spokeswoman for MoveOn.org and a political analyst for NBC News and MSNBC. She served as the chief of staff for Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris on the Joe Biden 2020 presidential campaign. She assumed office on January 20, 2021 as White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary and as the < White House press secretary > on May 13, 2022.



  • Jean-Pierre was born in Martinique to Haitian immigrant parents. She was raised in Queens, New York.
  • As of 2020, Jean-Pierre lives in the Washington, D.C. area with her partner, CNN correspondent Suzanne Malveaux, and their daughter.


  • Bojarski, Sam (October 23, 2020). "Karine Jean-Pierre: Biden Adviser And The Face Of An Inclusive America". The Haitian Times. Retrieved November 25, 2020. link
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August 13, 1977