Born on January 14, 1964, Shepard Smith is an American television news anchor on the Fox News Channel and serves as the channel’s chief news anchor and managing director Too learn more about him, read the article below.

Shepard Smith

Before Fame: He attended University of Mississippi.

Family/ Relationships

Shepard Smith Ethnicity/Religion

Shepard was born in Holly Springs, Mississippi to Dora Ellen Anderson and David Shepard Smith Sr. He attended University of Mississippi to study Journalism.

Shepard Smith Affair/Married/Sexuality/Boyfriend

He was married to Virginia Donald from 1987 to 1993. In 2017, he revealed that he is gay.
As of now, his relationship status is not available. For more information, visit his twitter.

Profile / Wiki / Information

Personal Information

  • Full Name: David Shepard Smith Jr.
  • Nicknames: Shepard Smith
  • Birthday: January 14, 1964
  • Age: 55 years old (as of August 2019)
  • Birthplace: Holly Springs, Mississippi, US
  • Current Residence: United States
  • Education: University of Mississippi
  • Profession: News Anchor
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity/Race: Caucasian
  • Religion:  Not Available
  • Zodiac: Capricorn
  • Spouse/Wife: he was married to Virginia Donald
  • Sexual Orientation: In 2017, he confirmed that he is gay
  • Children: Not Available


  • Height: Not Available
  • Weight: Not Available

Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know

  • He is an American television news anchor on the Fox News Channel.
  • He is the former host of Fox News’ evening newscast, Studio B, and The Fox Report with Shepard Smith.
  • He attended Marshall academy a K-12 private school which opened as a segregation academy catering to white families that opposed integration with African Americans.
  • He attended University of Mississippi to study Journalism.
  • He signed his first television contract with WJHG-TV in Panama City Beach, Florida.
  • He joined Fox News Channel in 1996 at it’s inception.
  • On November 19, 2007, it was revealed by The New York Times that Smith had signed a three-year contract giving him between US$7 million and US$8 million per year.
  • He has appeared in the film Volcano.

Memorable Quotes:

We don’t communicate in full sentences anyway. We don’t need all those words.

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