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Sean Michael Spicer

Birthplace: Barrington, Bristol County, Rhode Island, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Michael William Spicer and Private
Husband of Private
Brother of Private and Private

Managed by: Alex Bickle
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About Sean Spicer

Sean Michael Spicer (born September 23, 1971) is an American political strategist. He has been communications director of the Republican National Committee since 2011, and chief strategist since February 2015. Spicer was announced to be White House Press Secretary under President-elect Donald Trump on December 22, 2016.

Early life

Sean Michael Spicer is the son of Kathryn (Grossman) and Michael William Spicer of Barrington, Rhode Island. His father was an insurance agent, and his mother an academic manager. Spicer was educated at Portsmouth Abbey School, and is a graduate of Connecticut College. In 2012, he received a master's degree in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College in Newport.


In 1999, Spicer joined the Navy Reserves, and holds the rank of commander.

In 2004, Spicer was the communications director and spokesman for the House Budget Committee.

On December 22, 2016, Spicer was named as the White House Press Secretary for the presidency of Donald Trump.

Personal life

On November 13, 2004, Spicer married Rebecca Claire Miller, a television producer, at St. Alban's Episcopal Church in Washington DC.

Spicer and his wife Rebecca live in Alexandria, Virginia. They have two children.

Spicer is Catholic.

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September 23, 1971
Barrington, Bristol County, Rhode Island, United States