Born on November 14, 1956, Valerie Jarrett is an American businesswoman and former government business official who served as the senior advisor to the President of the United States Barack Obama and assistant to the president for public engagement and intergovernmental affairs from 2009 to 2017. For more information, read the article below.

Valerie Jarrett

Before Fame: She was born in Siraz, Iran during the Pahlavi dynasty to American Parents. She moved to Chicago in 1963. She attended Stanford University and University of Michigan.


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Valerie Jarrett Parents/Ethnicity/Religion

Born in Shiraz, Iran, she is the daughter of James E. Bowman and Barbara T. Bowman. Her parents are both of European and African-American descent. On the television series Finding Your Roots, DNA testing indicated that Jarrett is of 49% European, 46% African, and 5% Native American descent.

Valerie Jarrett/Affair/Married/Husband

She was married to William Robert Jarrett in 1983. They divorced in 1988. William died on November 19, 1993. Visit her twitter.
 

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Personal Information

  • Full Name: Valerie June Jarrett
  • Nicknames: Valerie Jarrett
  • Birthday: November 14, 1956
  • Age: 61 years old
  • Birthplace: Shiraz, Iran
  • Current Residence: United States
  • Education: Stanford University, University of Michigan
  • Profession: Businesswoman, former government official
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity/Race: Multiracial
  • Religion:   Not Available
  • Zodiac: Scorpio
  • Spouse/Wife:  William Jarrett (m. 1983; div. 1988)
  • Children: 1
  • Net Worth: $4 million USD

Measurements

  • Height: Not Available
  • Weight: Not Available
  • Feet Size: Not Available
  • Dress Size: Not Available

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Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know

  • She was born in Shiraz during the Pahlavi dynasty.
  • Her parents are both of European and African-American descent.
  • On the television series Finding Your Roots, DNA testing indicated that Jarrett is of 49% European, 46% African, and 5% Native American descent.
  • Her daughter, Laura Jarrett, is an attorney and reporter for CNN.
  • She served as the senior advisor to President of the United States Barack Obama and assistant to the president for public engagement and intergovernmental affairs from 2009 to 2017.

Memorable Quotes:

Let’s figure out ways of keeping our children out of the juvenile justice system and in the classroom so that they’ll thrive. Because if you’re in the juvenile justice system, the chances of your going into the adult penal system are greatly increased.