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How much is News anchor Shepard Smith net worth? Know about his career and salary

Ashmita Karki Thu Dec, 2016
How much is News anchor Shepard Smith net worth? Know about his career and salary

News anchor Shepard Smith is a well-known Television personality. He is the host of some renowned shows such as ‘Fox Report with Shepard Smith’ and ‘Shepard Smith Reporting’. He is also the managing editor of Fox News Channel’s ‘Breaking News Division’. This amazing personality has an estimated net worth of $20 million and he earns $10 million as his annual salary. Let’s find out more about him.

Shepard Smith's New York apartment

In 2011, Smith had put his New York City condominium on sale for $4,000,000. It is a 6-room apartment spread on an area of 2,314 square feet. Its monthly maintenance/ taxes/ common charges was around $3,331 per month in 2011. He had bought the condo in 2004 for $1,875,000. His apartment has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The living area has a separate dining room and a lavish kitchen. It also has a huge master suite along with custom closets and jetted tube bathrooms.

Image: Shepard Smith's apartment's building

Shepard Smith's prolific career

Smith’s career began from WJHG-TV. He worked with several channels to gain experience. He reported for WCJB-TV in 1985. After that, Smith worked with WSVN-TV (FOX) in Miami, CBS which was formerly known as WCPX-TV, WBBH-TV (NBC) in Fort Myers. He was Los Angeles based FOX News Edge correspondent. He also worked as correspondent for the program A Current Affair in Los Angeles. 

Image: Shepard Smith

He joined Fox News Channel in 1996 soon as it started. He reported some major issues such as 1997’s Princess Diana of Wales death and funeral, 2000’s presidential election and controversy, 2001’s execution of Timothy McVeigh. Smith also reported the 2005’s Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath.

Shepard Smith's FOX news journey

His show ‘The Fox Report with Shepard Smith’ became a top show. In fact, it even gained third position in the top cable news programs in U.S.
In 2003, Smith became the second most trusted news anchor for both cable news and network TV news. He is the host of Fox News’ majority of prime time news presentation for the Fox television network. He also anchors the flagship news program for Fox News Channel. On 19th November 2007, Smith had signed a three-year contract with Fox giving him between US$7 million and US$8 million per year. Smith renewed his contract with Fox on 26th October 2010, for another three years. Finally, on 12th September 2013, Smith renewed his contract with Fox. He also became the managing editor of Fox News Channel’s breaking news division.

Image: Shepard Smith


This is how Smith has earned all his net worth from. Looking at his hard work and dedication, we can believe that Smith deserves each penny of his net worth.

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