Shepard Smith

Shepard Smith (Journalist), born on January 14, 1964 in Holly Springs, Mississippi. Shepard Smith's age 58 years & Zodiac Sign Capricorn, nationality American (by birth) & Race/Ethnicity is White. Let's check, How Tall is Shepard Smith?

Shepard Smith Bio

  • Birth Name:David Shepard Smith Jr.
  • First Name: David
  • Last Name: Smith Jr.
  • Age: 58 years
  • Birth Date: January 14, 1964
  • Birth Place: Holly Springs, Mississippi
  • Country: United States
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth/Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Hair Color: Light Brown
  • Feet/Shoe Size: 12 (US), 46 (EU), 11.5 (UK & AUS)
  • Dress Size: N/A
  • Shepard Smith Height

    5 Feet 11 Inches (180.33 cm/1.803 m)

    Height & Weight
    Height (in Feet-Inches)5 Feet 11 Inches
    Height (in Centimeters)180.33 cm
    Height (in Meters)1.803 m
    Weight (in Kilograms)79 kg
    Weight (in Pounds)174.16 lbs

    Shepard Smith Body Measurements

    Shepard Smith's full body measurements are 45 inches (114.3 cm) - 14 inches (35.56 cm) - 34 inches (86.36 cm).

    Body Measurements
    Measurements45-34-14 inches/ 114.3-86.36-35.56 cm
    Chest Size45 inches (114.3 cm)
    Biceps Size14 inches (35.56 cm)
    Waist Size (Male)34 inches (86.36 cm)

    Shepard Smith FAQs

    What happened with Shepard Smith?

    On October 11, 2019, he announced on Shepard Smith Reporting that he was leaving the network. In a 2021 interview with Christiane Amanpour on her eponymous show on CNN, he stated that his presence on Fox had become “untenable” due to the “falsehoods” and “lies” intentionally spread on the network’s opinion shows.

    Why is Shepard Smith not on CNBC?

    Smith, the former Fox News chief news anchor with an easy Mississippi lilt, abruptly left his television home of 23 years last October after clashing with one of the channel’s conservative stars and relentless taunts from President Trump, who denounced Mr. Smith for his skeptical coverage.

    How much money does Shepard Smith make a year?

    $20 million per year.

    Who is Shepard Smith ex wife?

    Virginia Donald

    Shepard Smith is one of the most famous and trending Journalist in the whole world right now. Shepard Smith was born on January 14, 1964, in Holly Springs, Mississippi, United States. He was born David Shepard Smith Jr. but is best known as Shepard Smith.

    Family, Childhood, and Education

    Shepard Smith’s father’s name is David Shepard Smith Sr. and his mother’s name is Dora Ellen Anderson. His father, David Shepard Smith Sr, was a cotton merchant while his mother, Dora Ellen Anderson, was an English teacher.

    Shepard Smith joined ‘K–12’ private school in Holly Springs and completed his senior year of high school in Florida. He attended the University of Mississippi and earned his major in journalism but he fell short of two credits from graduation.


    Shepard Smith began his career as a reporter for a television station in Florida. Later, he joined WSVN as a reporter and anchor followed by WCPX-TV. In October 1996, when the Fox News Channel was founded, he joined the organization as a New York-based general assignment reporter and senior correspondent. During his long association with the channel, he has covered almost all the major events around the world. In 1997, he was sent to the United Kingdom to cover Princess Diana’s funeral. Next from 1998-1999, he covered President Clinton’s impeachment and trial. Also in 1998, he served as a correspondent at the Los Angeles-based Fox News Edge and in April 1999 covered the Columbine High School massacre.

    From September 13, 1999, he began to serve as the main anchor of ‘Fox Report’, continuing to do so until he was replaced by Jon Scott in June 2018. Initially, it was a seven-night-a-week television news program; but from October 2013, it was relegated to weekends. During the 2000 Presidential election, he was sent to Florida to cover the ballot counting controversy. In June 2001, he served as a media witness to Timothy McVeigh’s execution. On September 11, he covered the attack on the World Trade Center, reaching the site within minutes. When in October 2001, the United States invaded Afghanistan, he thoroughly covered the war. In March 2003, he also covered the war against Iraq.

    In 2002, he began to host ‘Studio B with Shepard Smith, an afternoon news/opinion/talk program, which focuses on the day’s events. In the following year, he covered the Columbia Shuttle disaster. In 2005, when Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, he traveled to the city, staying there for over a week, providing coverage of the event and its aftermath. Also in the same year, he covered the funeral of Pope John Paul II. In the summer of 2006, he traveled to the Israel-Lebanon border to provide coverage of the Middle East conflict. In the following year, he signed a new contract with Fox News Chanel, receiving a huge jump in his annual salary. In 2008, he covered the United States Presidential election, reporting from various locations like the Democratic National Convention and the Republican National Convention. In addition, he also provided live coverage of the presidential and vice presidential debates and anchored FOX Broadcast Company’s Election Night coverage. In 2013, he became the managing editor of Fox News’s new breaking news division. Also in the same year ‘Studio B with Shepard Smith’ was re-launched as ‘Shepard Smith Reporting, a program he continues to host to this day.

    Relationship/ Affairs And Girlgriend/ Wife

    Shepard Smith is gay. Previously, he was married to Virginia Donald in 1987. They first met at the University of Mississippi and began dating. After six years of married life, the couple called it quit and divorced in 1993 with no children. Recently, he stated that he is gay and also said I go home to the man I’m in love with.

    Shepard Smith Net Worth And Salary

    As of 2022, the estimated Shepard Smith’s net worth is $35 million USD. His major source of income is his journalism career. Shepard Smith’s salary as of 2022 is $10 million per year.

    Social Media Profile

    Shepard Smith is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts. He has more than

    Trivia: Shepard Smith Facts

    * His first job was putting food in paper bags and selling them.
    * He provided coverage of Princess Diana’s death and funeral in 1997.

    Now he is ranked in the list of the most popular American journalist.

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