• Rebecca Claire Miller was born on September 23, 1971 in Nashville, Tennessee
• She has a Bachelor's degree in Telecommunications from the University of Indiana in Bloomington and a BA in Art History and Studio Art from Sewanee • the University of the South
• She served as an Associate Director of Communications at the White House and is currently Chief Communications Officer of the National Beer Wholesalers Association
• She is married to Sean Spicer, former White House Press Secretary, with whom she has two children
• Rebecca is involved with numerous philanthropic and educational organizations and received the Young Alumni Award from Sewanee for her volunteer work

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SpouseDaniel Day-Lewis
FactMember of the 'Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' (AMPAS) since 2016.

Who is Rebecca Claire Miller?

Rebecca Claire Miller was born on the 23rd September 1971, in Nashville, Tennessee USA, and is a versatile woman, involved in a number of areas of the news industry, serving as a television producer and also as a senior vice president of communications and public affairs for the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA). However, she is probably best known to the world as the wife of former White House Press Secretary, Sean Spicer.

Early Life, Family, and Education

The daughter of Sally and Harry Miller Jr. and his wife, her father served as the president of Miller Properties, which is a real estate agency with headquarters in Madison, Alabama, while her mother was an assistant to Vanderbilt University’s director of graduate studies. There is no information on whether Rebecca was an only child or she has siblings. After she finished high school, she enrolled at the University of Indiana in Bloomington, from which she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in telecommunications. Furthermore, Rebecca also obtained a BA degree in art history and studio art from the Sewanee- the University of the South.

Career Beginnings

Following the end of her studies, Rebecca started pursuing a career in her preferred field of work, and found a spot for herself as a producer at KTRK-TV, an ABC affiliate with headquarters in Houston, Texas, remaining at the station until 2001, honing her skills and gaining experience for the future.

Rise to Prominence and White House Work

Rebecca left her post to join Washington D.C. Metro Area’s WJLA-TV, also an ABC affiliate, and remained there for the next five years, which increased her net worth to a large degree, but also helped her learn new things about television production work, especially as she was in charge of producing the newscast that aired at 6 pm. During her five years at WJLA, she was awarded the Outstanding Newscast Award, given by the Associated Press, for her coverage of the dreadful September 11, 2001 attacks, and receiving an Emmy Award nomination.

Associate Director of Communications at White House

In 2006 she left WJLA-TV and joined White House as associate director of communications during George W. Bush’s presidency, producing televised events for the 43rd President of the USA, but remained there for only one year, before joining her current company, National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA), as a chief communications officer.

Work for NBWA

On joining NBWA, Rebecca was named chief communication officer, which means that she is responsible for the entire communications strategy, including internal, membership and external communications, and is also in charge of public relations strategies. Rebecca has been in her post since then, earning a name for herself, while also increasing her net worth. Thanks to her hard work, Rebecca was named as one of the USA’s “Top 40 Under 40″ public relations professionals, by PR Week magazine, and also won the Rising Star Award, presented by the American Society of Association Executives.

Do You Know How Rich, TV Producer Rebecca Claire Miller is?

Since launching her career in the late ‘90s, Rebecca wandered from station to station, and worked for stations in Houston, Texas, New Haven, Connecticut, and Birmingham, Alabama, as well as CNN in Atlanta, until finding her place at NBWA, where she has been for more than a decade. All of this increased her net worth to a large degree, so have you ever wondered how rich Rebecca Claire Miller is, as of mid-2018? Rebecca’s net worth is estimated by authoritative sources at over $5 million, accumulated during her 20-year career in broadcast journalism.

Popularity Through Marriage; Children

Besides her work, Rebecca has also gained some fame through her marriage to Sean Spicer, a former White House Press Secretary and political strategist, who has worked on a number of political campaigns, and served as communication director in several committees. The couple married on the 13th November 2004, in a ceremony held at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C. The couple now resides in Alexandra, Virginia with their two children.

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Volunteer Work

When she is not on her job or with family, Rebecca is a volunteer; she is involved with a number of philanthropic, educational and other organizations, including the Salvation Army National Capital Region, then the National Council for Adoption, and was also a part of the National Advisory Council of the Harpeth Hall School. Furthermore, Rebecca received the Young Alumni Award given by her alma mater – Sewanee – for her volunteer work, and her service on the Board of Trustees of the university.

General Info

Full NameRebecca Miller
ProfessionActor, Author, Film director, Screenwriter


SpouseDaniel Day-Lewis
ChildrenCashel Blake Day-Lewis, Ronan Cal Day-Lewis
ParentsArthur Miller, Inge Morath
SiblingsJane Ellen Miller, Robert A. Miller, Daniel Miller


AwardsIndependent Spirit John Cassavetes Award, Gotham Open Palm Award
NominationsBest Screenplay Award
MoviesMaggie's Plan, The Private Lives of Pippa Lee, The Ballad of Jack and Rose, Personal Velocity: Three Portraits, Consenting Adults, Regarding Henry, Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle, The Murder of Mary Phagan, Seven Minutes, Love Affair, Angela, Proof, Wind, The Meyerowitz Stories, The Pickle
TV ShowsThe Murder of Mary Phagan

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1Thank God my movies were flops. If I had become a movie star that would have been a personal disaster. Friends wondered what the hell I was doing at that time because acting seemed so out of character. But I knew I wasn't suited to it. I don't like my face being the focus.
2I hope that as I build a body of work, that tendency to connect me with my father in particular will diminish. Already, it varies from country to country. In Britain, my father was very important. Not that he wasn't in the States, but somehow, it seems to matter more here.
3My father was my father. His well-known-ness was something separate from that. It had no reality for me. That Arthur Miller was like a shadow person. So the only time I think about it now is when I am doing interviews and people ask me about it. Otherwise, I feel totally disconnected from that line of thought.
4Nobody who makes anything can tell someone else exactly how they do it, because they don't really know themselves.


1Member of the 'Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' (AMPAS) since 2016.
2Granddaughter of Augusta Miller and Isidore Miller.
3Her father was of Austrian Jewish descent. Her mother was Austrian (born in Graz), and was from a Christian background.
4Niece of Joan Copeland.
5Younger half-sister of producer Robert A. Miller.
6Stepmother of Gabriel-Kane Day Lewis.
7Sister-in-law of Tamasin Day-Lewis.
8Daughter-in-law of Poet Laureate (1968-1972) Cecil Day-Lewis (Nicholas Blake) and Jill Balcon. Sister-in-law of Tamasin Day-Lewis.
9Son by Daniel Day-Lewis, Ronan Cal, born on 14 June 1998.
10Daughter of playwright Arthur Miller and photographer Inge Morath.
11Rebecca's mother was on a crane taking photographs in the Brooklyn Navy Yard hours before going into labour with her.
12Son, Cashel Blake Day-Lewis (b. May 2002)
13Met her future husband, Daniel Day-Lewis, at her father's house while the two men were preparing the film version of Miller's play "The Crucible".
14Began her career as a painter and sculptor at Yale, exhibiting in several galleries before the theatrical urge struck.
15Middle name Augusta comes from her paternal grandmother.




Yeh Din Ka Kissa2017post-productionLoretta Shapiro
Love Affair1994Receptionist
Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle1994Neysa McMein
The American Clock1993TV MovieEdie
The Pickle1993Carrie
Consenting Adults1992Kay Otis
Wind1992/IAbigail Weld
Regarding Henry1991Linda
Georg Elser - Einer aus Deutschland1989Anneliese
The Murder of Mary Phagan1988TV Mini-SeriesLucille Frank


Maggie's Plan2015written by
The Private Lives of Pippa Lee2009book / screenplay
The Ballad of Jack and Rose2005written by
Personal Velocity2002book "Personal Velocity" / written by
Angela1995written by


Maggie's Plan2015
The Private Lives of Pippa Lee2009
The Ballad of Jack and Rose2005
Personal Velocity2002


Saturday Church2016producer post-production
Maggie's Plan2015producer


Shutter Island2010performer: "SUITE FOR SYMPHONIC STRINGS: NOCTURNE" 1960
The Private Lives of Pippa Lee2009writer: "Still To Be Painted"
The Ballad of Jack and Rose2005writer: "Promise Me" 2005


Wearacknowledgment completed
In a World...2013thanks
Personal Velocity: Creating 'Personal Velocity'2003Video documentary short special thanks


Días de cine2009-2016TV SeriesHerself - Interviewee
Made in Hollywood2016TV SeriesHerself
Charlie Rose1996-2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
70th Golden Globe Awards2013TV SpecialHerself - Audience Member (uncredited)
Breakfast2008TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 2003 IFP Independent Spirit Awards2003TV Movie documentaryHerself
Personal Velocity: Creating 'Personal Velocity'2003Video documentary shortHerself
Personal Velocity: In Conversation Rebecca, Parker, Fairuza, and Kyra2003Video documentary shortHerself
Lauren Hutton and...1996TV SeriesHerself - Guest


Won Awards

2016Founders PrizeTraverse City Film FestivalBest US FictionMaggie's Plan (2015)
2003John Cassavetes AwardIndependent Spirit AwardsPersonal Velocity: Three Portraits (2002)
2003Special Prize of the JuryIstanbul International Film FestivalInternational CompetitionPersonal Velocity: Three Portraits (2002)
2003People's Choice AwardIstanbul International Film FestivalInternational CompetitionPersonal Velocity: Three Portraits (2002)
2002Grand Jury PrizeSundance Film FestivalDramaticPersonal Velocity: Three Portraits (2002)
1996Silver RavenBrussels International Festival of Fantasy Film (BIFFF)Angela (1995)
1995Open Palm AwardGotham AwardsAngela (1995)
1995Filmmakers TrophySundance Film FestivalDramaticAngela (1995)

Nominated Awards

2016Audience AwardEdinburgh International Film FestivalMaggie's Plan (2015)
2009EDA Female Focus AwardAlliance of Women Film JournalistsBest Woman ScreenwriterThe Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009)
2009WFCC AwardWomen Film Critics Circle AwardsBest Woman StorytellerThe Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009)
2005Grand Special PrizeDeauville Film FestivalThe Ballad of Jack and Rose (2005)
2005Golden StarMarrakech International Film FestivalThe Ballad of Jack and Rose (2005)
2003Golden TulipIstanbul International Film FestivalPersonal Velocity: Three Portraits (2002)
2002Golden LeopardLocarno International Film FestivalPersonal Velocity: Three Portraits (2002)
1995Grand Jury PrizeSundance Film FestivalDramaticAngela (1995)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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