American journalist, Marie Harf best known for her work with the Fox News Channel working as a political commentator. Also, she worked at the US State Department as the Senior Advisor of Strategic Communications of State John Kerry who led the Iran nuclear negotiations communications strategy.

American journalist, Marie Harf
Caption: American journalist, Marie Harf  (Photo: Women of Influence) 

Marie Harf Biography

On June 15, 1981, Marie Harf born to parents James E. Harf and Jane Ax Harf in Granville, Ohio, United States. Her birth name is Marie Elizabeth Harf with birth sign Gemini. 

Her father James worked as a vice president as well as a director of the Center for Global Education at Maryville University in St. Louis. Having American nationality, Marie is of Caucasian ethnicity. 


Marie has completed her high school studies through Granville High School located in Granville, Ohio. In the year 1999, she has completed high school education. Then she enrolled at Indiana University located in Bloomington, Indiana. 

Marie has graduated with a BA in political science with concentrations in Russian, Eastern European studies, and Jewish studies. Then she enroll University of Virginia located in Charlottesville, Virginia. She earned master’s degree in Foreign Affairs. 

What's Marie Harf Net Worth? 

Marie Harf has earned an estimated net worth of $1 Million mentioned by different reports. Working as a journalist, she has been earning more than the average salary of journalist. The average salary of a political commentator at Fox News Channel around $56,434 salary. 

So, she might be earning money between $50,915 to $61,364. Harf prime source of earning surely journalist career. Unfortunately, her facts and figures regarding personal belongings and endorsements are not available to anyone.

Is Marie Harf Married? Her Wedding

This journalist has been living a happily married life since 2012 with her beloved husband. Marie Harf tied the wedding knot with her husband Joshua Paul Lucas on on April 14, 2012. Their wedding ceremony was held at the Vienna Presbyterian Church in Vienna. 

The couple service held by an Anglican priest who is a longtime friend of the couple. Before their marriage, they dated for a few months. Her husband Joshua has a master’s degree in law and diplomacy from Tufts University. So he has been working as lawyer. The married couple has been living in Washington without having any kids.


Marie had received the various types of criticism because of her controversial comment made in a 2015 interview on “Hardball” with MSNBC’s Chris Matthews after the Islamic State released a video of the beheading of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya.
“We cannot win this war by killing them. We cannot kill our way out of this war,” Harf said at the time. Harf continued,” We can help them build their economies so they can have job opportunities for these people”


What is the Height of Marie Harf?

Marie Harf has a height of 5 feet 6 inches or 1.67 m tall. While her body weighs around 123 pounds or 56kg. Her body measurement around 36-26-35 inches. Marie has blonde color hair with hazel eyes color. 


She started her career as an analyst at CIA's Directorate of Intelligence focus on Middle Eastern leadership issues. Then she got promoted to the media spokesperson of the CIA. During the 2012 presidential election, she had helped to craft US Ex-President Barack Obama’s national security and communication strategy. 

Also, she worked as the campaign's spokesperson on the national security issues. She had gotten appointed as the Deputy Spokesperson for the Department of State. Marie worked at the Department of State under the White House Communications director named Jen Psaki.

Then she was replaced by the retired US Navy Rear Admiral John Kirby for the position of Spokesperson for the Department of State. Again she beat Marie Harf for the spokesperson position at the US Department of Defense under the Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel. She got the position of Acting Spokesperson on 13th May 2015. On 1st June 2015, she got a new position as the Senior Advisor for Strategic Communications to the Secretary of State John Kerry.

Marie became a political commentator for the Fox News Channel in January 2017. She left Fox News to work for Rep Seth Moulton's failed Presidential Campaign in May 2019. In September 2019, Marie returned as a Fox News Contributor.