Shepard Smith A.K.A David Shepard Smith Jr. was born on 14th January 1964 in Holly Springs, Mississippi. Son of father David Shepard Smith Sr. and mother Dora Ellen Anderson, Smith Jr. attended the Marshall Academy. Shepard Smith biography, he majored in journalism but was two credits away from graduation at the University of Mississippi. Shepard Smith net worth is estimated somewhere around 20 million USD.
Shepard Smith career and net worth
Today, Shepard Smith net worth is estimated somewhere around 20 million USD. Shepard Smith career in journalism started with the WJHG-TV situated in Panama City Beach, Florida after which he worked for WCJB-TV situated in Gainesville. He has reported/ anchored also for WBBH-TV in Fort Myers, WSVN in Miami, and WCPX-TV in Orlando. He was a correspondent for A Current Affair after which he was called upon to join Fox News in 1996. Upon joining Fox News, Shepard has covered news stories including the death of Princess Diana, Florida ballot counting controversy, execution of Timothy McVeigh as well as the aftermaths of Hurricane Katrina. The show titled The Fox Report with Shepard Smith was ranked in number three in the top programs portrayed in US cable News. TV Guide poll ranked him as a second best-trusted news anchor for cable and network news in 2003. Smith was signed to a three-year contract on 2007 to be given 7 to 8 million dollars salary per year. His contract was renewed on 2010. On September 2013, Smith was announced to be the managing editor of Fox News breaking news division. He was also made the host of Shepard Smith Reporting and Studio B and The Fox Report which he anchored were phased out. Apart from anchoring and reporting, Smith has also made appearances in movies. He has appeared in the film Volcano and he was also shown anchoring about the Iraq War on the movie Fahrenheit 9/11.
Shepard Smith gay
There have been multiple rumors surrounding Shepard Smith. Celebrity news website Hawker claimed that Smith’s shift in roles in the Fox channel came after he tried to address to his colleagues in Fox that he was gay. He supposedly took his boyfriend to a Fox Channel picnic and this act of him was taken negatively. While Fox News denies the allegations; Hawker claims it to be absolutely true. Shepard smith gay news was viral as he has been spotted on numerous occasions around Manhattan, with his probable boyfriend Giovanni Graziano. Shepard, however, has never openly discussed his sexuality and the fact that he is dating Giovanni is yet to be confirmed.
Shepard Smith girlfriend and height
Shepard Smith girlfriend Virginia Donald became his wife from 1987 to 1993, whom he met at the University of Mississippi.They had no children. Following his divorce, Smith hasn’t been married nor has he been seen with any girlfriend. This incredibly talented person has a huge fan following and Shepard Smith biography alongside shirtless pictures of him are constantly searched about on the internet. Shepard Smith height is 5 feet 10 inches.