Blake Avery Gilmartin is the daughter of the famous American couple Kayleigh McEnany and Sean Gilmartin. Since her birth in November 2019, the 3 years old celebrity kid has been in the news due to her parents. Her mother Kayleigh McEnany is an American conservative political commentator and analyst and former TV journalist, while her father Sean Gilmartin is a professional baseball pitcher. Kayleigh, who is also an author, became a known face when he served as the 33rd press secretary of the White House from April 2020 to January 2021 during former President Donald Trump’s administration.
Although Kayleigh was against Donald Trump during the 2016 Republican Party presidential primaries, as the latter was set to become President of the United States she became his supporter. She also served as a national spokesperson for the Republican National Committee. She was national press secretary for the Trump 2020 presidential campaign from 2019 to 2020 and senior advisor from October 2020 to January 2021.
Blake Avery Gilmartin’s Family Background
Blake’s mother Kayleigh McEnany was born on April 18, 1988, in Tampa, Florida to Michael and Leanne McEnany. Her parents are owners of a commercial roofing company based in Tampa where she grew up.
Being a brilliant student she studied at the Academy of the Holy Names in Tampa, then completed a master’s in international politics from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service in Washington, D.C. As an intern, she worked for politicians Tom Gallagher, George W. Bush, and Adam Putnam. She also worked at the White House Office of Communications.
Blake is the only child of mother McEnany and father Sean Gilmartin who married in November 2017. Despite McEnany undergoing a preventive double mastectomy in 2018 due risk of developing breast cancer because of a BRCA mutation, she announced her second pregnancy in June 2022.
Blake Avery Gilmartin’s Career
After graduating from St Edmund Hall, University of Oxford, she worked as a producer for Mike Huckabee Show. While studying law at the Miami School of Law, she received Bruce J. Winick Award for Excellence scholarship. She completed her law from Harvard Law School in 2016.
Before becoming a political analyst, she had a successful career in news media. She worked as a producer for Huckabee on Fox News. She regularly appears on CNN as a political commentator and on Fox News.
Blake’s father Sean Gilmartin, a well-known baseball pitcher, played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for several teams such as the Baltimore Orioles, Tampa Bay Rays, and New York Mets. Draft by the Atlanta Braves Gilmartin was the 28th overall selection in the 2011 Major League Baseball. He also played as an All-American pitcher for the Seminoles baseball team when was studying at Florida State University.
Blake Avery Gilmartin’s Family Net Worth
Throughout her diverse career, Kayleigh has been able to generate a handsome amount of wealth. As a media personality and political commentator, he gathered a wealth of $1 million. On average she earns a salary of $183,000 per year. Gilmartin received $1.134 million as a signing bonus from the Atlanta Braves in the first round of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft.