Biography – Who is Shepard Smith?
| Date of Birth : Jan 14th, 1964
| Age : 54 Years old
David Shepard Smith Jr. better known as Shepard Smith is well-known for being the anchor of Fox Channel and is also famous for being the former host of Fox Report with Shepard Smith. He was born as David Shepard Smith Jr. on January 14, 1964, which makes his age 53 now He was born in Holly Springs, Mississippi, the United States to his parents David Shepard Smith Sr. and Dora Ellen Anderson. He has a brother named Benton Smith. He is currently the host of Shepard Smith reporting. He belongs to White ethnicity and holds the American nationality. The popular Shepard Smith biography is given below.
Net worth and Salary
Shepard Smith net worth is $25 million while Smith salary from Fox News according to the “The New York Times” is between US$ 7 Million and US$ 8 Million per year after Smith recently signed a three-year contract with Fox News.
Shepard Smith who is a well-known for being the anchor of Fox Channel started his journey by signing his first television contract with WJHG-TV in Panama City Beach, Florida. After serving as a reporter and anchor for many companies he has covered the every major news over the period of his career. He has gained success over the news stories like the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, the shooting of civilian Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, MO, and the deadly attacks in Paris on November 13, 2015. He was a top-rated newscast in cable news and has been ranked third in top programs in U.S. cable news and was also second for being the most trusted news anchor on both networks and cable. On September 12, 2013, Smith and Fox News announced that, along with another multi-year renewal of his contract, he would become the managing editor of Fox News’ new breaking news division and the host of Shepard Smith Reporting.
Is Shepard Smith married or divorced?
Smith married his first love Virginia Donald in 1933 who was his classmate as well as crush while he was studying at University of Mississippi. They looked very happy souls and lovers but the thing didn’t turn their way and they got separated with each other after 6 years without any official statement of cause. He doesn’t have a child. However, there was a lot of rumor that the main cause of the divorce was that he was a gay. He began dating the producer of Penn State and Fox Business producer Giovanni “Gio” Graziano while he was working as a production assistant in October 2011. In May 2017 he openly confirmed in the speech that he is gay and he believes his sexuality is a piece of his personal story, but not the most defining factor.
Height - how tall is Shepard Smith?
Shepard Smith height is around of 5 feet 9 inches being quite average in America and his weight is around 67 kg which perfectly matches for his tall body.
Wiki and Facts
Being a famous Television Anchor he is active on social media. He has followers of around 304k in Facebook and has 208k followers on twitter which show that his stardom among the fans. He is also active on Instagram where he has around 7k followers. More information about his personal and professional life can be found from Shepard Smith Wikipedia page and other wiki sites.