Shepard Smith Biography
David Shepard Smith Jr. best known as Shepard Smith is a broadcast journalist from the United States of America. Currently, he works for NBC News and CNBC as a chief general news anchor. In addition, he is a host for “The News with Shepard Smith” which is a daily evening newscast that was launched in the year 2020.
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The journalist currently works at NBC News and CNBC as a chief general news anchor. In addition, he is also a host for “The News with Shepard Smith” which is a daily evening newscast that was launched in the year 2020.
Shepard kicked off his journalism career in television in the year 1986 when he joined WJHG-TV in Panama City Beach, Florida. Afterward, he left and went to work at WBBH-TV as a news reporter in Fort Meyers.
Additionally, Smith has also served as a reporter and anchor in Miami with WSVN. Smith has also been a reporter at WCPX-TV (now WKMG-TV) which is in Orlando. The American journalist later went to Los Angeles, California where he served as a correspondent for A Current Affair.
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Smith joined Fox News Channel in the year 1996 at its establishment. He managed to cover major stories such as the death and funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales in the year 1997. Smith also covered the Florida ballot-counting controversy during the United States presidential election in November 2000.
In the year 2001, Smith was among the media witnesses to the execution of Timothy McVeigh which occurred in Terre Haute, Indiana. Moreover, he covered the news report on the events and aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in August the years 2005. However, Shepard left Fox News in October the year 2019.
Smith went to Marshall Academy which is in Holly Springs before going to college. After graduating from high school, he joined the University of Mississippi and studied journalism. On the 10th of May in 2008, Shephard delivered the university’s 155th commencement address.
Shepard Smith Age
The weather anchor was born on the 14th day of January in the year 1964 in Holly Springs, Mississippi, United States of America. As of 2022, the journalist is 58 years old and his zodiac sign is Capricorn. In addition, he is an American Citizen by birth. He also belongs to the white ethnicity.
Shepard Smith Height | Weight
The journalist is approximately 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 meters) tall and weighs 72 kg (158 lbs). Moreover, the broadcast journalist has blue eyes. However, his other body measurements and hair color are still being looked at and will be updated once they are availed.
Shepard Smith Family
Smith was born to his parents in Holly Springs, Mississippi. His mother is called Dora Ellen Anderson and used to work as an English teacher. Moreover, his father is called David Shepard Smith Sr. and was a cotton merchant. After clearing high school, Smith’s parents got separated. In addition, Smith together with his mother Dora Ellen moved to Florida.
Shepard Smith Partner
Smith got married to his ex-wife named Virginia Donald in the year 1987. Virginia was his classmate while he was studying at the University of Mississippi. The two got divorced in the year 1993. However, the pair did not have any children.
In the year 2017, Shepard publicly announced that he is gay. In addition, he has been in a long-term relationship with his partner who is known as Giovanni Graziano.
Shepard Smith Net worth | Salary
The American broadcast journalist has made quite a fortune from his broadcasting career for the many years he has served. In addition, his primary source of income is his journalism career. He stands at a net worth that is approximated to be around $25 Million. Moreover, his salary is estimated to be around $10 Million per annum.
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