Where is Ainsley Earhardt today?
If anyone of you wondered where Ainsley Earhardt is today, according to her official social media sites we can conclude that she is active as a journalist up to this time. She still works as the co-host of “Fox & Friends”, and she is also currently promoting her autobiographical book entitled “The Light Within Me”.
Who is Ainsley Earhardt?
Ainsley Hayden Earhardt was born on the 20th September 1976, in Spartanburg, South Carolina USA, and is recognized for being a television personality and journalist, probably best known from working for the Fox News Channel’s morning show “Fox & Friends”. She also has her own segment – “Ainsley Across America” – in the show “Hannity”, and Ainsley is known as an author of several books too.
When it comes to speak about her early life, Ainsley spent her childhood in the Foxcroft area of Charlotte, North Carolina, where she was raised alongside two siblings as the middle child of her father, Lewie Wayne Earhardt, and her mother, whose name has not been revealed to the public.
While she was attending Sharon Elementary School, her family moved to Columbia, South Carolina, where she continued her education. She matriculated from Spring Valley High School in 1995. Afterwards, she enrolled into Florida State University (FSU), where she majored in Biology, also serving as a senator in student government. However, Ainsley transferred to the University of South Carolina (USC) to study Journalism, graduating in 1999. During her studies, she was a member of the Alpha Delta Pi sorority as well as the University’s Homecoming Court. Moreover, she was the winner of the Caroliniana Creed Award, thanks to her personality and leadership.
Right after graduation as a top student, Ainsley started pursuing her career as a journalist, by working as a reporter for the local CBS station called WLTX-News 19, located in Columbia, South Carolina. She worked in the position of the morning and noon anchor between 2000 and 2004, which marked the beginning of her successful career, and established her net worth. Thanks to her contribution, she was rewarded with the Best Personality Of The Year award by Columbia Metropolitan Magazine, and the program was ranked No. 1. In 2005, she moved to San Antonio, Texas and there spent two years working for the weekday newscasts of “Eyewitness News This Morning” and “Eyewitness News At Noon”, both on KENS-TV, which increased further her popularity. During her stint there, she covered the student’s donation of a half a million dollars of South Carolina middle school to firefighters after the September 11 attacks.
— Ainsley Earhardt (@ainsleyearhardt) July 18, 2018
Rise to Fame and Fox News Channel
In 2007 came Ainsley’s breakthrough in the entertainment industry, as she was hired to work as a journalist for Fox News Channel, located in New York City. In the beginning she worked for the curtain-raiser show “Fox & Friends”, after which she was promoted to the position of the main host of the show, replacing Elisabeth Hasselbeck, which added a considerable amount to her net worth. She covered various stories, such as the Pope’s visit to New York City, Spring Break in Panama City, Florida and the arrest of Ariel Castro, among many others, and a major contribution was an interview with Donald Trump before he became the president of the US. Other that that, she was also the co-host of other shows including “America’s News Headquarters”, “Fox’s All-American New Year’s Eve”, “Fox & Friends First” and “Fox & Friends Weekend”.
To speak further about her career, Ainsley also works as a reporter for her own segment – “Ainsley Across America” – in the show “Hannity”, and thanks to her accomplishments, she won the University of Carolina’s Young Alumni Award as well as the School of Journalism and Mass Communication’s Outstanding Young Alumna in 2007.
Apart from her career as a television personality and journalist, Ainsley Earhardt has also become recognized as an author. Her first book entitled “Take Heart, My Child: A Mother’s Dream” out came in 2016, then in the following year “Through Your Eyes: My Child’s Gift To Me”, and most recently she published the autobiographical book “The Light Within Me” (2018). Her net worth is certainly still rising.
Ainsley Earhardt Net Worth
Her career started in 2000 and since then, she has been an active member of the entertainment industry, primarily known as a television personality and journalist. So, if you ever wondered how rich Ainsley Earhardt is, it has been estimated by authoritative sources that the total size of her net worth is over $5 million, accumulated through her successful career, including from the sales of her books. Her annual salary from Fox is over $400,000.
Regarding her personal life, Ainsley Earhardt has been married to Will Proctor, a former American Football starting quarterback for the Clemson Tigers at Clemson University, since October of 2012. The couple welcomed their first child, a daughter named Hayden Dubose Proctor, in November of 2015. She was previously married to Kevin McKinney from 2005 to 2009. Her current residence is in New York City.
We are absolutely thrilled to welcome our new baby girl, Hayden, into this world. My husband and I are overjoyed!! pic.twitter.com/f27k5IXkIq
— Ainsley Earhardt (@ainsleyearhardt) November 6, 2015
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Speaking about her appearance, Ainsley is considered one of the most beautiful female journalists, with long blonde hair and blue eyes. She is known as an avid runner who has participated in various marathons, so she apparently has an amazing body with a height of 5ft 8ins (173 cms), and weighing 116 lbs (57 kgs), while her vital statistics are 35-24-36.
Social Media Presence
In addition to her involvement in the entertainment industry, Ainsley Earhardt is an active member across many of the most popular social media sites, which she uses to promote her upcoming projects. She has launched her official Instagram account, on which she has more than 141,000 followers, as well as her official Twitter account, having more than 310,000 fans, and she also has her own Facebook page.