Peter McMahon

Quick Facts

Birth Date 1954
Full Name Peter McMahon
Profession Businessman
Nationality British-American
Ethnicity White
Birth Country England
Gender Identity Male
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Married
Spouse Dana Perino
Height 178 cm
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Peter McMahon is an English businessman best known as the husband of Dana Perino, an American political commentator working for Fox News. Despite being a celebrity husband, McMahon prefers to stay behind the spotlight.

Peter was born in 1954, in England. He belongs to the dual nationality of Britain and the United States. His gorgeous spouse served as the 24th White House Press Secretary from 2007-2009, being the second female to serve in that position.

Well, almost every online tabloid has mistaken Dana’s husband for former Shoko’s CEO. The two have common names so it seems confusing. However, stay tuned with us to know about Dana’s husband.


Peter McMahon’s full name is Peter K. McMahon. He was born on June 6, 1954, in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, UK. The business tycoon is 68 years old as of 2022. Peter McMahon is British by birth but he reportedly became an American citizen in 2006, earning himself dual citizenship. McMahon is speculated to be the only child of his parents as there is no available information about his siblings.


He attended Ladysmith Public School for three years from 1936 to 1939 before proceeding to Mosman Public School in Sydney, Australia in 1940, graduating after 4 years. He furthered his education at North Sydney Technical High School and would, later on, attend the University of Liverpool, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Management in 1976.

Peter McMahon Married Life with Dana

John McMahon As of 2021, Dana Perino and Dana McMahon of Married Life with Dana McMahon have been wed for more than 22 years. The couple wed in September 1998 after their initial encounter in 1997.

Additionally, their wedding ceremony was held in England. For their 10-day honeymoon, Peter brought Dana to the Greek island of Santorini.

Dana Perino and Peter McMahon wed in 1998.
Source: Peter McMahon on Facebook

Peter and Dana resided in England for less than two years before relocating to the USA in November 2001. McMahon also attained American citizenship in 2006. Despite having been married for so long, the couple is childless. They do, however, own a vizsla dog named Jasper.

Additionally, Thomas Friedman and his wife Ann Friedman enjoy a happy marriage. Dana pushed McMahon to play tennis because she enjoys the game. They even started taking lessons together and went on vacation to South Carolina to a tennis camp.

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How did Peter and Dana first meet?

The romance between Peter and Dana is intriguing since it resembles a scene from a love story film. When they were both traveling to Chicago in August 1997, the pair first connected. You guessed it, Perino and McMahon both felt a connection but were unable to speak right away.

After a while, Dana sent Peter a card containing all of her contact information in an effort to appear more professional. Peter also sent an email, and shortly after that, the couple spoke on the phone. Peter was living in the UK at the time, while Dana was residing in Washington.

Picture: Dana Perino and Peter McMahon have been together for almost 22 years.
(Source: AP)

Peter visited New Orleans for a weekend for a date with his future bride after having had enough of conversing on the phone. Peter popped the question to Perino in front of the Washington Cathedral less than a year after they first met.

Once the British businessman admitted that he had been demoralized by learning that Dana was 18 years his junior. Nevertheless, since their marriage, they have been able to live happily. According to Perino, her long-term partner has always been encouraging and understanding. Despite having a significant age gap, they have avoided controversy and speculations.

Peter McMahon and Dana Perino’s age difference

Peter McMahon, 68, is about 18 years older than his wife, Dana Perino, 50. Despite their age difference, the couple has been able to sail the ship of marriage without turbulence. The couple has no children together but McMahon had fathered two children from his previous marriage.

The entrepreneur came to the limelight after his marriage to Dana Marie Perino. She also featured him in her audiobook titled “Let Me Tell You About Jasper”. According to reports gathered by DNB Stories Africa, Jasper is the couple’s pet dog that passed away in September 2021.

McMahon’s Two Failed Marriages

Before deciding to settle down with his current wife, Peter was previously married twice. His third wife is the Fox News commentator as a result. McMahon has children from previous marriages, as well as grandchildren.

Sebastian and Rachel, two of Peter’s grandchildren, were introduced by Dana in 2012 at a gathering. For your knowledge, Peter’s children and grandchildren all reside in England.

Know about Dana Perino

Dana Perino is an author and political analyst from the United States. Her most notable role during the George W. Bush administration was as the 24th White House Press Secretary. Perino was born on May 9th, 1972, and was raised in Denver, Colorado.

Image: Dana Perino is a political commentator for Fox News at the moment.
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Dana earned a bachelor’s degree in mass communications with minors in political science and Spanish from Colorado State University-Pueblo. Since July 2011, Dana has served as a co-host of The Five on the Fox News Channel. She is also a Random House publishing executive.

Career and Professional Life

Peter McMahon started his career as a Supply Chain and Distribution Director with Sainsbury, serving in various regions like Northern England, Ireland, and Scotland from 1992 to 2000. He joined an MNC grocery and retail firm called “Tesco” in 2002 as the Supply Chain Director before proceeding to Walmart in 2004 as the Supervisor and Supply Chain Director in the firm’s German office.

Peter McMahon later became the CEO of Loblaw Companies, the largest Canadian food retailer. He held the post for seven years, from 2006 to 2013. McMahon is currently the CEO of a retail store firm in the USA called “Shopko”. The store is located in Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin, USA.

What is the Net Worth of Peter?

The current information on Peter McMahon’s net worth is unavailable. He is best known for being the husband of Dana Perino, a political analyst. Although McMahon is allegedly a businessman, little is known about his professional background. Dana, his wife, has a $6 million net worth, according to celebrity net worth.

Dana may also make between $73,463 and $123,987 year from her role as co-host of the Fox News talk show The Five. Along with Greg Gutfield, Juan Williams, and Jesse Watters, she makes an appearance on the program. Perino has written two novels, “And the Good News Is..” and “Let me Tell You about Jasper,” in addition to making appearances on television.