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Date Of BirthJanuary 14, 1964
SpouseVirginia Donald, Virginia Donald, Virginia Donald
MarkHis rapid-fire, sometimes sarcastic delivery of news
FactAnchoring Studio B (2002) and Fox Report (1996) on Fox News Channel. [July 2003]

Shepard Smith, born on 14th January 1964, is an American television news anchor. He is the former host of Fox Report with Shepard Smith and Studio B. Currently, he is the managing editor of the breaking news division of Fox News and also anchors the evening newscast, The Fox Report.

Early life and education: Shepard Smith was born in Holly Springs, Mississippi. His father was a cotton merchant and his mother was a schoolteacher. He has two older brothers. He attended Marshall Academy, a private school in Holly Springs. He then went on to study at the University of Mississippi where he majored in journalism.

Career: After graduation, Shepard Smith began his career as a reporter for a local television station in Miami, Florida. He then moved to Los Angeles to work as a reporter for KCBS-TV. In 1996, he joined Fox News as a correspondent. In 1999, he became the host of Fox Report with Shepard Smith. In 2002, he began hosting Studio B. In 2007, he became the managing editor of the breaking news division of Fox News. In 2013, he began anchoring the evening newscast, The Fox Report.

Net worth: Shepard Smith has a net worth of $25 million. His salary is $10 million per year.

Relationships: Shepard Smith is divorced from his wife, Virginia Donaldson. They have two children together. He is currently in a relationship with Giovanni Graziano.

Physical characteristics: Shepard Smith is 6 feet tall and weighs 160 pounds.

General Info

Full NameShepard Smith
Date Of BirthJanuary 14, 1964
ProfessionJournalist, Presenter
EducationUniversity of Mississippi


SpouseVirginia Donald, Virginia Donald, Virginia Donald
ParentsDavid Shepard Smith, Sr, Dora Ellen Anderson
SiblingsBenton Smith, 3. Episode 3, 2. Episode 2, 1. Episode 1

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#Marks / Signs
1His rapid-fire, sometimes sarcastic delivery of news


1[after hearing that President Barack Obama had announced his support for same-sex marriage] I am curious whether you believe in this time of rising debt and medical issues and all the rest, if Republicans would go out on a limb and try to make this a campaign issue while sitting very firmly without much question on the wrong side of history. (May 9, 2012)


1Anchoring Studio B (2002) and Fox Report (1996) on Fox News Channel. [July 2003]
2Smith attended the University of Mississippi, but dropped out (two credits shy of graduating with a journalism degree) to marry classmate Virginia Donald.
3Beginning his career as a reporter in Florida for WJHG (NBC) in Panama City, he went on to report for WBBH (NBC) in Fort Myers and WCPX (CBS) in Orlando, and WSVN (FOX) in Miami. Smith also served as a news reporter for the Twentieth Century Television syndicated program, A Current Affair (1986). In Los Angeles, he joined Fox News Edge (1998).
4Smith was a Los Angeles-based Fox News Edge (1998) correspondent, where he covered a wide range of stories for the FOX affiliate news service, including the crash of TWA Flight 800, the Montana Freemen Standoff, the 1996 Presidential campaign, and the Oklahoma City bombing.
5Joined FOX News Channel (FNC) at its inception in 1996. Early during his career at FNC, Smith held the positions of New York-based general assignment reporter and senior correspondent. He reported on numerous breaking news stories, including the Jonesboro, Arkansas and Paducah, Kentucky school shootings; the 1997 standoff between the United Nations and Iraq, Princess Diana's funeral, the murder of Gianni Versace, and the O.J. Simpson civil trial.
6News anchor of FNC's signature evening newscast, Fox Report (1996).
7During the 2008 political season, Smith reported from various locations, including the Democratic National Convention and the Republican National Convention. He also anchored FOX Broadcast Company's Election Night coverage of the 2008 presidential election and provided live coverage of the presidential and vice presidential debates during the 2008 campaign season.
8Smith co-hosted FNC's coverage of the Royal Wedding between Prince William and Catherine Duchess of Cambridge live from Buckingham Palace. In 2011, he also reported live from Japan following the devastating earthquake and tsunami and during the nuclear threats. He provided extensive news coverage and analysis of the anti-government protests and civil unrest in Egypt and in Libya.
9Other major events that Smith covered include: President Bill Clinton's impeachment and trial (1998-1999); the Columbine High School massacre (1999); the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and the subsequent war in Afghanistan; the Columbia Shuttle disaster in 2003; the war the United States waged against Iraq (2003-2011); 2005's Hurricane Katrina, covered from the French Quarter as an impending threat - and its aftermath from Mississippi, including the recovery efforts; the funeral of Pope John Paul II in 2005; and the Middle East conflict during the summer of 2006 from the Israel-Lebanon border. He was also one of only two television correspondents to witness the execution of Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh in June of 2001.
10A TV Guide poll declared Smith to be America's second most trusted news anchor.
11His first job was putting food in paper bags and selling them.
12Shepherd Smith has been portrayed on Saturday Night Live (1975) by Bill Hader.



After Sex2007personal thanks


Addicted to Fame2012DocumentaryFOX News Host
2010 AT&T Cotton Bowl2010TV MovieHimself - Sideline Reporter
Life After Dark: The Story of Siberia Bar2009Documentary
The View2009TV SeriesHimself
Freedom Watch with Judge Napolitano2009TV SeriesHimself
The O'Reilly Factor2005TV SeriesHimself
Hannity & Colmes2005TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2003TV SeriesHimself
Da Ali G Show2003TV SeriesHimself
The Pulse2002TV SeriesHimself
Special Report with Bret Baier1998TV SeriesHimself - Correspondent
Fox and Friends1998TV SeriesHimself - Correspondent
Volcano1997Himself - The Media
Shepard Smith Reporting2013-2017TV SeriesHimself - Host
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert2016TV SeriesHimself
Fox Files2015TV SeriesHimself - FNC Anchor
Late Night with Seth Meyers2015TV SeriesHimself
The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson2015TV SeriesHimself - Host, Shepard Smith Reporting
The Stars Are Aligned2014TV Movie documentaryHimself
Hannity2009-2014TV SeriesHimself - Fox News Anchor / Himself
Imus in the Morning2014TV SeriesHimself - Fox News Anchor / Himself - Fox News Host
On the Record w/ Brit Hume2005-2013TV SeriesHimself
The Five2013TV SeriesHimself
Studio B2008-2013TV SeriesHimself - Host / Himself - Anchor / Himself / ...
Fox Report2006-2013TV SeriesHimself - Anchor / Himself - Host / Himself
America Live2013TV SeriesHimself
Happening Now2013TV SeriesHimself (Phone Interview)

Archive Footage

Fox News Reporting2016TV Series documentaryHimself
Media Buzz2014-2015TV SeriesHimself - Host, Shepard Smith Reporting
The Greg Gutfeld Show2015TV SeriesHimself - Host, Shepard Smith Reporting
The Drunken Peasants2015TV SeriesHimself
Inside Edition2014-2015TV Series documentaryHimself - Fox News Anchor
Huckabee2014TV SeriesHimself - Host, Shepard Smith Reporting
The Five2013-2014TV SeriesHimself - Host, Shepard Smith Reporting / Himself
Chelsea Lately2012TV SeriesHimself - 'Studio B' Host
Consuming Kids: The Commercialization of Childhood2008DocumentaryHimself
The O'Reilly Factor2008TV SeriesHimself - Anchor of 'Studio B'
Trouble the Water2008DocumentaryHimself
Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism2004DocumentaryHimself

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