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Shepard Smith is a Managing editor of Fox News' Breaking News Division. He is going great in his professional life, however, it's not the same about his personal life. He was married but divorced.

Relationship Facts of Shepard Smith

Shepard Smith is having an affair.
His sexual orientation is not straight and is gay.

Is Shepard Smith Gay? Who is he dating currently? - Dating History

The 55-year-old veteran journalist, Shepard Smith is gay.

Failed Marriage

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.

However, he has not disclosed his relationship. Currently, he is enjoying his life and living elegantly.

Shepard Smith: Biography in Details

Who is Shepard Smith?

Shepard Smith is an American news anchor.

Currently, he serves as the managing editor of Fox News’ Breaking News Division and also hosts Shepard Smith Reporting. 

Previously, he hosted Fox Report with Shepard Smith and Studio B weekdays on Fox News.

Social Media Profile

Shepard Smith is pretty active on social media such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

Currently, he has more than 224k followers on Twitter and almost 9k followers on Instagram.

Additionally, he also uses a Facebook account in which he has around 309k followers.

Shepard Smith’s Early Life, Childhood

Shepard was born on January 14, 1964, in Holly Springs, Mississippi, United States.

Shepard Smith is the son of Dora Ellen Anderson, mother, and David Shepard Smith Sr., father.

As a child, Shepard Smith grew up with his mother and brother after his parents separated. Talking about his nationality, he is American and his ethnicity is unknown.

In which school did Shepard Smith attend?

Moving towards his education, Shepard joined a ‘K–12’ private school in Holly Springs and completed his senior year of high school in Florida.

Later, he attended the University of Mississippi and earned his major in journalism but he fell short of two credits from graduation.

Shepard Smith’s Career

Shepard 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.

Before Fox News, he was a correspondent for A Current Affair. Furthermore, the veteran anchor began to work at Fox News in 1996.

Just after a year, he also covered the death and funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales.

Back in 2000, Shepard Smith went to Florida to cover the Florida ballot-counting controversy during the United States presidential election.

In 1998, he was a Los Angeles-based correspondent where he covered the big news such as the crash of TWA Flight 800, the Montana Freemen Standoff, the 1996 Presidential campaign, and a few more.

Previously, he hosted Fox Report with Shepard Smith and Studio B on weekdays on Fox News.

Currently, Shepard Smith serves as the managing editor of Fox News Breaking News Division and also hosts Shepard Smith Reporting. Apart from that, he has also appeared in the film Volcano.

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Net Worth 2024, and Awards

Being a famous reporter and anchor, he earns a massive amount of money from his profession.

Currently, Shepard Smith pockets $10 million as an annual salary and bags $25 million of net worth as of 2024.

As of now, he has not won any awards in his career to date.

Moreover, Shepard Smith has been covering some big news in his career and is also loved by many people around the world.

Shepard Smith’s Rumors, Controversy

So far, there are not any drastic rumors regarding his personal and professional life.

Furthermore, he has never been involved in any controversy to date. It seems he has total focus n his work rather than being stuck in any controversy.

How tall is Shepard Smith?

Shepard Smith has a height of 5 feet 7 inches and his weight is unknown.

Furthermore, he has a pair of beautiful blue eyes and brown hair.

And in 2012, Shepard said that because he had high cholesterol and high blood pressure, he had cut down on his junk food intake and exercise.

Hence, Shepard Smith lost a few pounds of his weight.


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