Shepard Smith Biography
Shepard Smith is a skilled American journalist currently working at CNBC 4 as an Anchor and Executive Editor, “The News with Smith”; CNBC’s Chief General News Anchor and Chief Breaking General News Anchor
Shepard Smith Age
How old is Smith? He was born David Smith Jr. on January 14, 1964, in Holly Springs, Mississippi, United States of America. Smith celebrates his birthday on the 14th of January of every month. He is 58 years old as of 2023.
Shepard Smith Education
Smith attended and graduated from the University of Mississippi where he studied journalism and he originates from Holly Springs, MS.
Shepard Smith Height/Weight
He stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 70kgs
Shepard Smith family
He is the son of Dora Ellen Anderson, an English teacher, and David Smith Sr., a cotton merchant. His parents split when he was in high school and he moved to Florida with his mother.
Shepard Smith Wife
In 1987, Smith married Virginia Donald a University of Mississippi classmate. The couple later divorced in 1993 with no children.
Shepard Smith Partner and Gay
He is in a relationship with Gio Graziano. In May 2017 during the Fox News program, he delivered a 15-minute emotional speech in which he celebrated the life and legacy of Roger Ailes. He publicly talked about his boyfriend and he said that he together with his partner, Gio went to a party at his amazingly beautiful home overlooking West Point.
Shepard Smith CNBC 4
He is the Anchor and Executive Editor of “The News with Smith” (M-F, 7 PM-8 PM ET), a nightly newscast providing deep, non-partisan coverage and perspective on the day’s most important stories. Additionally, Smith also serves as CNBC’s Chief General News Anchor and Chief Breaking General News Anchor, which was announced when he joined the network in July 2020. He is based at CNBC Global Headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J.
He started his television broadcasting career as a reporter at local stations across the state of Florida including WSVN-TV (FOX) in Miami, the former WCPX-TV (CBS) in Orlando, WBBH-TV (NBC) in Fort Myers, and WJHG-TV (NBC) in Panama City. Smith attended and graduated from the University of Mississippi where he studied journalism and he originates from Holly Springs, MS.
Shepard Smith FOX News
Most recently, Smith worked as FOX News Channel’s Chief News Anchor as well as Managing Editor of the breaking news division. In addition, he also anchored the news program “Smith Reporting.” Before that, he anchored “The FOX Report” and “Studio B ” from 2013-to 2019
Smith covered major news events including presidential elections, the BP oil spill, Hurricane Katrina, the Middle East conflict from the Israel-Lebanon border, the wars in Afghanistan, the attacks of 9/11, and Iraq, and mass shootings from Columbine to Las Vegas during his time at FOX News Channel. Early in his career at FOX News Channel, Smith was a New York-based general assignment reporter before being promoted to senior correspondent.
Prior to joining FOX News Channel, Smith served as a FOX News Edge correspondent based in Los Angeles and covered a range of stories for the FOX affiliate news service, including the crash of TWA Flight 800 and the Oklahoma City bombing.
Shepard Smith Political Party
He admitted in the interview that he is an unusual anchor for current-day Fox News because he has resisted delving into opinion programming, which has driven ratings on the network’s nightly lineup. Smith does not really like American politics, he said, and prefers to stick to facts on his show instead of fostering a program that relies heavily on opinionated analysis from the pun.
Shepard Smith salary
He has an estimated salary ranging from $70,000 – $125,000.
Shepard Smith Net Worth
Smith has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which he earned from his broadcasting career.
Shepard Smith’s Social Media Platforms
He is very active on social media platforms and has over 74.7k followers on Twitter, 54.8 followers on Instagram, and over 34k followers on Facebook.