Ashley Parker, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, is no stranger to accomplishment. Parker, who works for The Washington Post as a White House reporter, not only has a solid job but also a beautiful marriage with her boyfriend Michael Bender.

After being offered the position of White House reporter, the Bethesda, Maryland native has been working for The Washington Post since 2017. She formerly worked for The New York Times for 11 years. She covered the 2012 and 2016 presidential elections, as well as Congress, during her stay there. Her work has appeared in The New York Sun, Glamour, LIFE, and The Huffington Post, among other media.

Ashley Parker: Age. Bio, Height

Ashley Parker was born in Bethesda, Maryland, on September 15, 1982. However, no information about her height has been released. Betty A. Parker and Bruce J. Parker had two daughters together.

Her father, Bruce, was the President and CEO of Environmental Industries Association, and her mother, Betty, was a gardener and pruner in the Washington region.

Quick Facts

  • Date of BirthSep 15, 1982
  • Age39 Years, 8 Months
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Birth PlaceBethesda, Maryland, United States
  • Birth NameAshley R. Parker
  • ProfessionJournalist
  • Career2001–present
  • Relationship StatusMarried
  • Husband/SpouseMichael Bender (2018-present)
  • Divorce/SplitNot Yet
  • Wedding DateJune 16, 2018
  • Engaged DateDecember 2017
  • Dating/AffairNo
  • Net WorthNot Disclosed
  • Ethnicity/RaceWhite
  • FatherBruce J. Parker
  • MotherBetty A. Parker
  • Siblings1
  • CollegeUniversity of Pennsylvania, University of Seville
  • Height/ How Tall?N/A
  • HairShort
  • Hair ColorLight Brown
  • LesbianNo
  • Children/Kids1

As a White House Reporter, how much does Ashley make?

Being a well-known journalist has its advantages. Ashley is a well-known name in the journalism world. She is a multi-award-winning journalist who has worked in the field of journalism and reporting since 2001. She is a senior political analyst for MSNBC in addition to working for The New York Times and The Washington Post.

What is unknown, though, is how much Parker earns. The average income for a reporter at The Washington Post is $59,168. Ashley, as a White House reporter, has amassed a sizable fortune. She also earns money from her appearances on MSNBC.

This is how Ashley met her now-boyfriend

While doing something she enjoyed, Ashley met the love of her life. While reporting national politics in 2015, Parker met her future husband, Michael Bender. Michael was a correspondent for The Wall Street Journal at the time. Their mutual interest in journalism is what brought them together.

Despite first meeting in 2015, the two did not begin dating until 2017. Ashley and Michael took their time getting to know one another and allowing their love to blossom. Then, at the end of 2017, Michael asked her to marry him. She accepted the proposal and the two were engaged by the end of December 2017. Ashley and her boyfriend tied the knot at their house in Washington on June 16, 2018. The wedding was conducted by Parker’s sister.

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New Members Are Welcomed Into The Family

Happiness occurs in a variety of forms. The birth of their first child together, as well as Michael’s daughter from a previous marriage, brought Ashley and her husband joy. Ashley originally revealed that she was expecting a child on Instagram, where she displayed a modest baby bump. The arrival of their child brings even more delight to their tiny but growing family.

As evidenced by their Instagram photos, the pair appears to be quite pleased and thrilled about embarking on a new adventure as parents. Ashley and Michael are frequently spotted uploading photos of their children and professing their love for them on social media. To love and happiness, here’s to you.

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