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Alyssa Farah Griffin Height, Weight, Age, Education, Boyfriend

Alyssa Farah Griffin Quick Info
Height 5 ft 6 in
Weight 62 kg
Date of Birth June 15, 1989
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Spouse Justin Griffin

Alyssa Farah Griffin is an American political strategist and television personality who gained prominence while serving in the Trump administration firstly, as the Press Secretary for Vice President Mike Pence (October 2017-September 2019), then as Press Secretary to the Department of Defense (September 2019-April 2020), and later as the White House Director of Strategic Communications (April 7, 2020-December 4, 2020). Additionally, she has appeared as a co-host on the popular talk show, The View (2022-Present).

Born Name

Alyssa Alexandra Farah

Nick Name

Alyssa

Alyssa Farah Griffin as seen in her official portrait from 2019
Alyssa Farah Griffin as seen in her official portrait from 2019 (U.S. Department of Defense / Wikimedia / Public Domain)

Sun Sign

Gemini

Born Place

Los Angeles, California, United States

Residence

  • Washington D.C., United States
  • New York City, New York, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Alyssa attended Bella Vista High School until her graduation in 2007.

Furthermore, she holds a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Public Policy from Virginia’s private liberal arts college, Patrick Henry College.

Occupation

Political Strategist, Television Personality

Family

  • Father – Joseph Farah (Journalist)
  • Mother – Judy Smagula (Journalist)
  • Siblings – Joseph Farah Jr. (Brother)

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm

Weight

62 kg or 136.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

She has dated –

  1. Justin Griffin (2017-Present) – Alyssa began dating Justin Griffin in 2017. Justin proposed to his ladylove in October 2020 and the couple married the following year on November 6, 2021. Sadly, her wedding was not attended by some of her family members, including her father and stepmother, who fell out with her over her opposition to Donald Trump.
Alyssa Farah Griffin as seen with her husband and dog on Christmas Day in 2023
Alyssa Farah Griffin as seen with her husband and dog on Christmas Day in 2023 (Alyssa Farah Griffin / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

She has Syrian, Lebanese, French-Canadian, and Portuguese Azorean ancestry on her father’s side and is of Polish and Ukrainian descent on her mother’s side.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Green

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Striking smile

Alyssa Farah Griffin Favorite Things

  • BooksUntouchable: How Powerful People Get Away with It┬áby Elie Honig, Same Time Next Summer by Annabel Monaghan
  • Vacation Destinations – St. Barts, Lake Winnipesaukee (in New Hampshire)
  • Taylor Swift Album1989 (2014)
  • Real HousewifeLisa Vanderpump

SourceYouTube, Facebook

Alyssa Farah Griffin seen dressed as Princess Jasmine in October 2023
Alyssa Farah Griffin seen dressed as Princess Jasmine in October 2023 (Alyssa Farah Griffin / Instagram)

Alyssa Farah Griffin Facts

  1. Her parents named her after the Who’s the Boss? and Melrose Place star, Alyssa Milano.
  2. In September 2022, the former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson, who bravely testified in front of the January 6 House select committee, revealed in her testimony that Alyssa provided her with a safe backchannel so that she could avoid her Trump-backed attorney Stefan Passantino and give additional testimony to the committee against his counsel.
  3. When asked about the celebrities she would love to interview on The View, her response was Jenna Ortega and Selena Gomez.
  4. In 2019, Alyssa fell victim to an impersonation scam wherein her name was used to target certain members of Congress.
  5. She became the youngest Pentagon press secretary in history when she stepped into the role at the age of 30 years in 2019.
  6. The then-White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows had considered Alyssa for the role of White House Press Secretary before confirming Kaleigh McEnany for the job on April 7, 2020.
  7. She is the first person to serve as the top spokesperson for the President of the United States, the Vice President, and the Secretary of Defense in a single administration; in her case the Trump administration.

Featured Image by U.S. Department of Defense / Wikimedia / Public Domain

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