Donna Brazile bio, husband, children

Donna Brazile

Donna Brazile an experienced political analyst and author got hacked and her emails show, she really messed it up for the Clinton campaign.

Things are definitely not looking good for Democrats as the new scandal, reveals Donna Brazile allegedly provided questions to the Hillary Clinton campaign in advance of a town hall and debate hosted by CNN during the Democratic primary.

The emails were published by WikiLeaks. Donna who –took over for departing DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz in July –totally blew it and as a result she has cut ties with CNN.

So who is exactly the former CNN contributor and longtime Hillary Clinton supporter?



Donna Lease Brazile came to this world on December 15, 1959 in in Denner, Louisiana.

The daughter of Lionel Joseph Brazile and Jean Marie Brazile. Donna is the third of nine children.

Donna earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial psychology from Louisiana State University in 1981 and is a fellow at Institute of Politics at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.


She showed an interest in politics from a young age and thus began her worked for several advocacy groups based in Washington D.C . following her college graduation.

Later on, she worked on several presidential campaigns for Democratic candidates.  She was a campaign manager of 2000 presidential campaign for Vice president Al Gore. After Hurricane Katrina, she was appointed as the BOD of Louisiana Recovery Authority from 2005-2009.

Donna Brazile founded her own company. She is the managing director of Brazile & Associates LLC, a general consulting, grassroots advocacy, and training firm based in Washington, DC.

Aside her political career, Donna Brazile is also an adjunct professor at Georgetown University.

She also finds time to write a column for syndicated newspaper Universal Uclick, a column for Ms. Magazine, and O, the Oprah Magazine.

Her TV work included being an on-air contributor to CNN, and ABC, where she regularly appears on ABC’s This Week.


Brazile is the author of the best-selling memoir Cooking with Grease: Stirring the Pots in American Politics.

Donna has also done acting, which she reveals to be her secret passion. She made two cameo appearances on CBS’s The Good Wife.

According to her Website, Brazile is the proud recipient of honorary doctorate degrees from Louisiana State University, North Carolina A&T State University, and Xavier University of Louisiana.


Donna doesn’t have a husband and it all points out that she has never married. Instead, she decided to focus on building her career.

She writes about not choosing a life partner while in college, in the CNN article: If only I’d snagged a Princeton man. 

Do you think Donna tainted her otherwise perfect image?

You can check her out on Twitter here.