An American television news anchor David Shepard Smith Jr. was born on January 14th, the year 1964 also known better as Shepard Smith or Shep Smith. This makes his age about 52 years till the date. He was born in a place known as Holly Springs, Mississippi, who the son of Dora Ellen Anderson his mother, and David Shepard Smith, Sr., his father. Talking about his education he has attended Marshall Academy, a K–12 private school in Holly Springs, but completed his senior year of high school in a place called Florida, where he, his mother, and brother moved after his parents got separated. He also has gone on to attend the University of Mississippi, where he majored in journalism but left two credits away from graduation. He frequently returns to the university during college football season and delivered the university’s annual commencement address on May 10, the year 2008.
A well renowned former host of Fox Report with Shepard Smith and Studio B weekdays on Fox News Channel. He is also renowned as one of the best in the business and it would not have been possible without his hard-working behavior. He also has many social sites for his fans where about 280,303 likes on facebook page username as (@ShepardSmith)and 147 k followers on twitter username as (@ShepNewsTeam). Also has a good height of 6′ and look great.
He now stands for the best-paid anchor in the world. He definitely makes an enormous amount of money and his employers have no compunction about paying him because he is that good in his work. Adding the fact that to all the silly guy who says anchors don’t make a lot of money. According to different sources, Shepard monthly salary is $8 million with Fox News, and the sources have estimated the net worth about $25 million and are quite an amazing amount. A lot of information about him can be found on wiki sites like Wikipedia. Also the fact that some of his shirtless pictures can be found in the media as well.
Telling a little about his career or the first way when he came to the existence. First of all, he signed his first television contract with WJHG-TV in a place called Panama City Beach, situated in Florida.
all, he signed his first television contract with WJHG-TV in a place called Panama City Beach, situated in Florida. He worked as a reporter for WCJB-TV in Gainesville in the year 1985, a reporter for WBBH-TV in Fort Myers, reporter/anchor in Miami with WSVN, and as a reporter at WCPX-TV located in Orlando. In a beautiful city Los Angeles, California, he was a correspondent for A Current Affair. He joined the Fox News Channel at its inception in the year 1996.
Apart from it, he has also been assigned to cover many major news stories during his career. In the year 1997, he reported on the death and funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales. In November year 2000, he was sent to Florida to cover the Florida ballot-counting controversy during the United States presidential election. In the year 2001, he traveled to Terre Haute, Indiana, to be one of the media witnesses to the execution of Timothy McVeigh. In late August year 2005, he spent a little over a week in New Orleans, Louisiana, to provide news reports on the events and aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Adding the fact that apart from his news career he has appeared as himself in the film Volcano. Video of Smith anchoring on Fox News Channel during the opening moments of the month of March year 2003 Iraq War was also used in the film named Fahrenheit 9/11.
Getting out about his personal life, from different sources he was married Virginia Donald, who was his University of Mississippi classmate, in the year 1987. But unfortunately, after marrying his childhood girlfriend, their marital lives fell apart and the couple decided to get divorced in the year 1993, just six years after their marriage. So we can say that his affair with his ex-wife ended sadly and also the couple did not have any children. Till the rumors of him being gay and having a boyfriend have been murmuring ever since but there has been no report and no evidence to either confirm or deny these rumors. Since his divorce, he has not publicly dated anyone and is single at the moment also we can say no girlfriend.