Does the name Earhardt ring a bell? Yes, she is that famous American journalist that you are aware of. Ainsley Earhardt is the broadcast journalist of the Fox News and a television personality. She is famous as the co-host of Fox & Friends and also made an appearance in Red Eye by Greg Gutfield’s. “Ainsley Across America” is reported by her as well. Ainsley also was a panellist on The Live Desk. Let us take a look at the net worth of Ainsley Earhardt in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
20th September 1976 is the birth date of Ainsley. She was born in Spartanburg in South Carolina, United States. Later her family shifted to Foxcroft area in Charlotte, North Carolina. She went to the Elementary School there, but later again they shifted to Columbia in South Carolina.
In 1995, she graduated from the Spring Valley High School. Then with a scholarship for leadership and academics, she went to the Florida State University and did her major in biology. She was the senator of the student government in her University. It was after that when she chose to pursue journalism, and so she got her bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of South Carolina in 1999.
In April 2005, she married Kevin McKinney with whom she had a relationship within her college. Unfortunately, they got divorced in 2009. Then she married Will Proctor, who was the former quarterback of the Clemson University team. 6th November 2015, they were blessed with a girl child.
Career, Awards & Nominations
She was offered a job even before becoming a graduate, for the WLTX-News 19 as a reporter. She worked there for four years from 2000 to 2004. After she shifted to San Antonio of Texas in 2005, she joined as an anchor for KENS-TV’s “Eyewitness News This Morning” and “Eyewitness News at Noon”.
She did a couple of interesting things while in Texas, she went skydiving with Golden Knights of the U.S. Army, then flew in an F-16 at the Air Force Academy. After all, this when she flew to New York City, she joined the Fox News Channel in the year 2007. While being employed at the Fox Entertainment Group, she hosted shows like America’s News Headquarters and Fox’s All-American New Year’s Eve, etc. She has been awarded the prestigious “University of South Carolina’s Young Alumni Award”.
She was also named as the “Outstanding Young Alumna” of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication’s 2007. She has been so successful even in her tough career that she earned the title of “Best Personality of the Year” by winning the votes of the viewers in Columbia Metropolitan magazine when she was working at the WLTX.
Net Worth & Earnings
With such a varied career and an extraordinary personality, her net worth is $6 million. All her source of wealth is mainly from her television and news performances.
She didn’t plan her career at her young age, but still, she found her way and made it a success. Her story inspires us not to feel disappointed about not having a plan, but dedication and hard work are crucial.