Gregory Mecher is a political aide famously known as Jen Psaki's husband. His wife, Jen Psaki, served as the 34th White House press secretary until May 2022. So, who is Jen Psaki's husband? Find out interesting details about Mecher below.
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Jen Psaki is an American political advisor who served as the 34th White House press secretary. Psaki left the role in May 2022 and was replaced by Karine Jean-Pierre. Away from work, Jen Psaki is married to Gregory Mecher, a democratic political aide. Here is Greg's story.
Gregory Mecher's profiles
|Full name||Gregory Matthew Mecher|
|Date of birth||September 30 1976|
|Age||45 years old (as of July 2022)|
|Place of birth||Southern Cincinnati, Ohio, USA|
|Height in feet||5' 9"|
|Height in centimetres||175|
|Weight in lbs||196|
|Weight in kgs||89|
|Hair colour||Light brown|
|Mother||Mary Ann Mecher|
|Wife||Jennifer Rene Psaki|
|School||Elder High School|
|College||Northern Kentucky University|
|Net worth||$9 million|
How old is Gregory Mecher?
Mecher was born on September 30, 1976. As of July 2022, Gregory Mecher's age is 45. His wife, Jennifer, born December 1, 1978 is 42 years of age.
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Where is Gregory Mecher from?
Greg was born and raised in Southern Ohio. He also went to local schools in his hometown. His mother (Mary Ann Mecher) taught fourth grade at a catholic elementary school in Cincinnati, while his father (Michael Mecher) was a mechanical engineer in Hebron, Kentucky. Greg has two brothers, Daniel and David Mecher.
Gregory Mecher's education
Greg attended an all-boys Catholic prep school, Elder High School, in Cincinnati, Ohio. After he graduated from high school, he joined Northern Kentucky University. He earned a bachelor's degree in Communications and Television Production from the university in 1999.
Greg excelled immensely after university. His success made him receive the NKU Outstanding Young Alumnus award in 2010.
Gregory Mecher's occupation
While at NKU, Greg served as the student representative to the Board of Regents. He met another regent, Alice Sparks, who helped him get an internship in former Congressman Ken Lucas' office. Ken Lucas represented Kentucky's 4th district from 1999 until 2005.
After this experience, Mecher sought employment on Capitol Hill, which he did. When he married Jen, Mecher served as chief of staff for Congressman Steve Driehaus, representing Ohio's first district from 2009 to 2011.
Greg's most recent role was Chief of Staff to Congressman Joe Kennedy III from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He served in this role for five years.
Gregory Mecher's spouse
Jen Psaki and Gregory Mecher first crossed paths in 2006 due to their shared interest in politics. When they first met, they worked with the Democratic congressional campaign. Psaki had just started working in the communications department, and Mecher was a deputy finance director.
At first, Mecher was nervous about asking Jen Psaki out on a date, but he finally did so, over email, in September 2006. This interaction began their romantic relationship.
The first test in their relationship came in early 2007 when Jen moved to Chicago to work for the Obama presidential campaign. The couple maintained a long-distance relationship for the next year and a half.
Mecher told the Post,
The longest we went without seeing each other was 36 days. And I counted. And it was long. And it was hard.
When did Jen Psaki get married?
At the time, Jen worked as a White House Deputy Communications director, while Gregory was the chief of staff for Democratic Representative Steve Driehaus of Ohio.
The couple has two children, whom they are raising in Virginia. When Psaki stepped down from her white house job in May 2022, she mentioned that;
I don't want to miss things with my kids and I don’t want to miss moments or soccer practices or ballet recitals or anything
Gregory Mecher's net worth
Gregory Mecher's home
In 2013, Jen and Gregory bought a three-bedroom townhouse for $865,000. The townhouse is located near Georgetown University. The couple lived there for over five years before deciding to move; they sold the house in March 2019 for $919,000.
The couple bought their current six-bedroom home, built in 2018, for $1.638 million. The house has 5.5 bathrooms and more than 4,500 square feet of living space.
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