10 Interesting Facts About Shepard Smith You Do Not Wish to Miss Out

Shepard Smith is a famous American journalist working as a chief news anchor and host at CNBC and NBC News. He hosts a show, The news with Shepard every day in the evening. He gained fame while working at Fox News Channel as chief news anchor and editor at the breaking news section.

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  • Shepard was born as David Shepard Smith Jr on January 14, 1964, in Holly Springs, Mississippi, United States of America.  He is 57 years old as of 2021. His birth sign is Capricorn.  Shepard celebrates his birthday with his family, friends, and colleagues on January 14 every year. His next birthday will be on the Jan 14, 2021 when he will be turning 58 years of age.
  • Shepard was born to both parents in Holly Springs, Mississippi, United States of America.  He is a handsome son to David Shepard Smith Sr. the father Dora Ellen Anderson the mother. His father is a renowned cotton businessman while his mother is a retired English teacher.  However, details regarding his brothers and sisters are publicly unavailable. Moreover, we are still reviewing this section and we shall update it once it is available.
  • Smith is a man of average size who appears to be quite tall in his photos, relative to his surroundings. He has an average height and a moderate body weight. However, details regarding his actual height and other body measurements are publicly unavailable. We are keeping tabs and we shall update this information as soon as it is out.
  • Shepard received his elementary and high school education from Centerville Marshall Academy in Holly Springs in Mississippi. He later gained two Credits in Repotting Journalism from University of Mississippi.
  • Shepard is an openly Gay. He came out gay in 2017 when he announced that he has a longtime boyfriend on Huffington Post. However, details about his boyfriend partner are publicly unavailable.
Shepard Smith, Formerly of Fox News, Joins CNBC as a Nightly Anchor - The  New York Times
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  • Smith was once married to her longtime girlfriend and fiancée Virginia Donald, a University of Mississippi University classmate. The couple developed misunderstandings and marital issues that resulted to a divorce in 1993 with no children.
  • Shepard has no children as of 2021. He divorced his wife Virginia in 1993 without children in their marriage. He is gay with unspecified boyfriend. He has no child from other forms of arrangements. We wish him all the best in his future endeavors.
  • Shepard commenced his journalism job at Fox News as news reporter and correspondent. Some of his notable reportage include Princes Diana’s death of 1997, President Bill Clinton impeachment motion, Columbine School Massacre and devastating Hurricane Katrina.
  • In 2019 Shepard joined CNBC TV. He was hired as chief general news anchor and chief breaking news anchor.  He hosts the show, The News with Shepard Smith at 7:00 pm Primetime newscast.
  • Shepard is one of the wealthiest journalists in the United States of America as he receives an annual salary estimated to be $100,000 from his weathercasting career.
  • Shepard is one of the wealthiest journalists in the United States of America as he has an estimated net worth of $1.3 million including his earnings, investments and assets. His career as a weatherman and actor is his primary source of income. Through his various sources of income, he accumulates a good net worth but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle. 
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