Sebastian Lukacs Gorka is a part of American military and also an intelligence analyst. Currently, he serves the Donald Trump Administration as a deputy assistant. Apart from that he also worked as a professor for several high ranked Universities.

He is considered politically conservative because of his writings for various publications. He specializes in irregular warfare, counterterrorism, and counterinsurgency. His views on terrorism in some books stating the ideological role of Islam has ignited a lot of controversies.


  • American
  • 17 february 1970(age 47)
  • Deputy assistant at trump association
  • Yes
  • White
  • Katharine Gorka
  • Corvinus University
  • Paul Gorka
  • Susan Gorka
  • Defeating Jihad: The Winnable War, MORE

Personal Life

Sebastian Gorka was born on 22 October 1970 in Hammersmith, London. His parents are Zsuzsa and Paul Gorka who belong to Hungarian descent. He first studied at the St Benedict’s School located in west London. He later did his Bachelor’s Degree in Arts from Heythrop College of the University of London in Philosophy and Theology.

He has a master’s degree in International relations and diplomacy from the Budapest University (now Corvinus University) of Economic Sciences and Public Administration. He completed his study in 1997 and joined the Nato Defense College in Rome as a Partnership for Peace International research fellow.

He also was a Kokkalis Fellow for the John F. Kennedy School of Government of Harvard University from 1998 to 1999. Sebastian also did his doctoral program at the Corvinus University and completed his paper in 2007.

Paul Gorka his father received a valiant medal from Hungarian exiles “for his resistance to the dictator ship” in 1979. Sebastian still wears that medal in remembrance of his father a bigger height set by Paul.

Sebastian Gorka married wife Katharine Fairfax Cornell in 1996 at the age around 25. She is the native of Pennsylvania. After several years of their marriage, in 2003, they founded the Institute for Transitional Democracy and International Security in Budapest, Hungary. His wife was once accused of Islamophobia. She was also the member of the Trump transition team and the now is the president of the Council on Global Security.

Professional Life

While Sebastian Gorka was in his University he became the part of British Territorial Army. He served in the 22 Intelligence Company of the Intelligence and Security Group.  Later he started his work for the Hungarian Ministry of Defence in 1992.

Later he served Viktor Orban as an adviser in 1998. He then entered the political line after he completed his doctoral degree and started in the Hungarian Ministry of Defense. It was when Jozsef Antall was serving as the prime minister.

Sebastian Gorkha as per Wikipedia came out as a public figure as a television counterterrorism expert following the September 11 attacks. He then became the official expert for the parliamentary investigatory committee. The committee which was created to investigate the Communist background of Peter Medgyessy,

He joined the US initiative for the Program for Terrorism and Security Studies as an adjunct to the team. It was a funded program of a Defense Department which was based in the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies located in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.

Sebastian also played the role of an adjunct for the USSOCOM's Joint Special Operations University, MacDill Air Force Base. After several years he came back to the United States and started serving the National Defense University, Fort McNair, Washington D.C as an administrative dean.

In 2010 he became a part-time lecturer for the ASD-funded Masters Program in Irregular Warfare and Counterterrorism for the Combating Terrorism Fellowship Program. He then joined 'The Institute of World Politics' as Vice President for National Security Support and a full-time Professor of Strategy and Irregular Warfare.

Sebastian was also one of the members of the Council for Emerging National Security Affairs on its advisory board. He became the faculty member of the Georgetown University's McCourt School of Public Policy from 2011 to 2013. Later from 2014 till 2016 he served as editor for Breitbart News for national security affairs.  

He got appointed as a Deputy Assistant to the President and Strategist in January 2017 in the Trump White House. Prior to that, he was one of the associates of the White House Team of the Strategic Initiatives Group.

Nearly in April 2017, there came news of his decision to leave the White House. However, he stayed after being convinced by President Donald Trump and Steve Bannon. Later on 25 August 2017, Sebastian finally resigned from his post and left the White House.  

He has written a best-selling book titled 'Defeating Jihad: The Winnable War'. Sebastian Gorka wrote several other books like A Citizen's Guide to War: American Military Actions in the 21st Century, Toward a Grand Strategy Against Terrorism, and Why We Fight: Recovering America's Will to Win. Sebastian Gorka biography consists of ups and downs like his own authored books. 

Net Worth and Salary

Sebastian Gorka apparently has a high amount of income as he earned the payment of around $50,000 to $100,000 from the book he wrote titled 'Defeating Jihad: The Winnable War'. According to NY times, he earns above 38 thousand United States dollars from his consulting job.

He secured such a high position in the Donald Trump administration. So, it is for sure that Sebastian Gorka has a high amount of net worth. His estimated net worth is calculated to be above $1 million.


Social Media

Sebastian Gorka can be found on Twitter. He has over 230 thousand followers on his Twitter account. He is more active on Twitter than on Instagram, Facebook, or any other networking sites. He has already tweeted 20.7 thousand times.

His latest post was the vow taken by President Donald Trump after he won the presidential election. He also shares several posts related to ongoing issues of the States and other countries. We can also watch his interview by CNN on YouTube.



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