Shepard smith net worth is a famous broadcast journalist who earns his salary from the career as a news anchor and reporter. Shepard smith is an American television personality and has been with Fox News channel since its launch in 1996. He is one of the most recognizable faces in cable news and has anchored several popular shows including Shepard Smith Reporting and The News with Shepard Smith.
Shep Smith was born in Holly Springs, Mississippi to a mother who worked as an English teacher and a father who dealt with cotton. His parents got separated as he was a senior in high school, and Smith followed his mother to Florida. He attended a prep school and later studied journalism at the University of Mississippi. He dropped out of college after completing two more credits, and began his journalism career at a Panama City Beach-based NBC station.
His fame grew as he covered major events like Princess Diana’s death in 1997 and President Bill Clinton’s impeachment trial in 1998. He also reported on the 1999 Columbine High School massacre. His fame was a key factor in Fox News’ rise to third place among U.S. cable news channels in 2003.
Shepard Smith has been married twice. He first married Virginia Donald, a University of Mississippi classmate in 1987. The couple divorced in 1993 and did not have children. He was then romantically involved with a man named Giovanni Graziano for over a decade before publicly confirming in early 2017 that he is gay and in a same-sex relationship. He has an estimated net worth of $25 million and is a well-known media personality.