Ashley Etienne Bio, Career, Age, Husband, Education and Net Worth

Who is Ashley Etienne?

Ashley Etienne (Ashley Danielle Etienne) is an American political advisor who served as the communication director for American Vice President Kamala Harris. She is the former communication director and a Senior Advisor to Nacy Pelosi. Ashley was the first woman and also the first colored person to hold the position of Communication Director for the House speaker. Also, she was a former special assistant to Barack Obama.


Ashley started her career as a communication director back in 2001. In her first two years while she was starting in 2001 she served as a communication director for Ken Bentsen, Texas State legislature. Ashley also has worked as Communication director for the United States House Committee on Oversight and Reform. As a communication director for the US House Committee, she worked closely with Elijah cummings.

In 2004, she was working as Chris Bell’s Director of Communications. After that, she served on the Democratic National Committee as Deputy Chief of the Southern Region. Moreover, she has also worked as a communications director at Al Green from 2006 to 2008. Before she joined Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign as a spokesperson, Ashley was briefly working for Dewey Square Group in 2008. She also ran her own communications company in 2009. Ashley later became a member of the Pelosi Congress and their deputy. head of messaging in 2013.

After Obama won the general election, she got a job as Director of Communications for Obama’s Cabinet and at the same time served as Obama’s special assistant secretary. During President Donald Trump, she decided to move to the West Coast. However, after moving Nancy Pelosi offered her a job as a communications manager and senior consultant. After that, she discussed this position with Elijah Cummings, and Cummings told her she would return to Washington to accept the role.

After being approved, Ashley became the first woman and black person to hold that post. During her time there, she was responsible for overseeing the Democratic Party’s messaging for the impeachment of Donald Trump. In August 2020, Anita Dunn hired her as Senior Adviser on Strategic Planning for Joe Biden’s 2020 Presidential Campaign. After Biden won the 2020 presidential election. Ashely was appointed to serve as Communications Director for Kamala Harris, who is now the Vice President from January 20, 2021. On November 18, 2021, it was announced that she would resign to pursue “other opportunities”. And in December 2021, she left office.

A Photo of Ashley Etienne
A Photo of Ashley Etienne

Ashley Etienne Age

She is 45 years old as of February 2023, having been born on February 21, 1978, in Texas, U.S. Ashley Etienne shares her birthdate with celebrities such as; Lauren Godwin, Chunkz, Alan Rickman, Marcus Gunnarsen, Sophie Turner, and many more.

Ashley Etienne Family

Who are Ashley Etienne’s Parents?

She was born to Avys Etienne Poe (Mother) and John A. Foreman (Father). Both of her parents are from Haiti.

Does Ashley Etienne have Siblings?

Ashley has managed to keep information about her sibling private.

Ashley Education

She attended the Sam Houston State University where she attained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science in 2000. After that, she attended Hopkins University and acquired a Master’s degree in Political Communication.

Ashley Etienne Spouse

She is married to the love of her life Nigel Stephens. They married on March 27, 2015, at Rock Creek Park. Etienne is Baptist.

Ashley Etienne Kids

News on the internet shows that she has a kid, a daughter by the name of Vivian.

Ashley Etienne height

Adding up to her well-curved and beautiful body, she stands at a height of 5ft 7 inches (1.7m) and a weight of 62kg (136 lbs).

Ashley Etienne’s Net Worth

Her Net Worth is estimated to be around $4 million.