Shepard Smith Biography
Shepard Smith is an American anchor who is currently working at CNBC. He serves as the anchor and Executive Editor of The News with Shepard Smith which airs on weekdays from 7 pm to 8 pm. In addition, he also serves as CNBC’s Chief Breaking General News Anchor and Chief General News Anchor.
Shepard Smith Career
In addition, he joined the CNBC team in July 2020 and is based at CNBC Global Headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J. Previously, he worked at FOX News Channel where he served as the Chief News Anchor and as the Managing Editor of the breaking news division. He also did serve as the anchor of Shepard Smith Reporting from 2013 to 2019. Before then, he did serve as the anchor of Studio B and The FOX Report.
Furthermore, while he worked at FOX News Channel, he covered major news events such as mass shootings from Columbine to Las Vegas, the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, the attacks of 9/11, the Middle East conflict from the Israel-Lebanon border, the BP oil spill, Hurricane Katrina, and presidential elections.
When he joined FOX News Channel, he was a New York-based general assignment reporter before he was promoted to serving as a senior correspondent. In addition, he also worked at FOX News Edge where he served as a correspondent based in Los Angeles. While he worked there, he covered a range of stories for the FOX affiliate news service, including the Oklahoma City bombing, and the crash of TWA Flight 800.
In addition, Smith started his broadcast career across the state of Florida including WJHG-TV (NBC) in Panama City, WBBH-TV (NBC) in Fort Myers, the former WCPX-TV (CBS) in Orlando, and WSVN-TV (FOX) in Miami where he served as a reporter. Furthermore, he attended the University of Mississippi where he studied journalism and graduated proudly. Holly Springs, Mississippi is his native home.
Shepard Smith Salary
Smith earns a salary of about $47,000-$120,000.
Shepard Smith Net Worth
Smith has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $7 Million which he has earned through his career as an anchor.
Shepard Smith Age
Smith was born on January 14, 1964, in Holly Springs, Mississippi, United States. He is 59 years old as of 2023, and he celebrates his birthday on the 14th of January every year.
Shepard Smith Height and Weight
Smith stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall. However, information about his weight will be updated when available.
Shepard Smith Family
Smith’s father was known as David Shepard Smith, Sr who was a cotton merchant while his mother was known as Dora Ellen Anderson who was an English teacher. He has a brother known as Benton Smith.
Shepard Smith Wife and Children
Smith was married to Virginia Donald who he tied the knot in 1987, however, in the year 1993, the two divorced. The two were hot blessed with children while they were together.
Shepard Smith Social Media Platform
Smith is very active on his Instagram page and he has 4k followers on Instagram.