Ainsley Earhardt Bio, Wiki
Ainsley Earhardt is an American journalist, who serves as the Co-host of FOX $ Friends alongside Steve Doocy and Brian Kilmeade in New York. The show airs on FOX News Channel. She has been part of the station since she joined in 2007.
Ainsley Earhardt Age
She was born on September 20, 1976, in Spartanburg, South Carolina in the United States. She is 45 years old 2021.
Ainsley Earhardt Height
Ainsley boasts of a height of 5 ft 8 in (approx. 1.72m.)
Ainsley Earhardt Family
She is the daughter of Lewie Wayne Earhardt and Dale Earhardt. Her father coached the basketball team at Wofford College, Dormain, and Orangeburg-Wilkinson high schools before he began his own company.
Her mother taught in Richland District. Ainsley holds American nationality but belongs to the white ethnicity. She was brought up in a family of 5 alongside her older sister Elise Giles and younger brother Trenton Graham Earhardt.
Ainsley Earhardt Married – Daughter
She is currently not married but in a relationship with Sean Hannity, who is currently a host at “The Sean Hannity Show”, which airs on Fox News. Ainsley has previously been in two unsuccessful marriages. She was first married to Kevin McKinney, the two wedded in April 2005 after staying in the marriage for four years, they developed some differences and separated in 2009.
Three years later, Ainsley met Will Proctor and they tied knots in October 2012. On November 6, 2015, the couple was blessed with a daughter, whom they named Hayden Dubose Proctor. Proctor filed for an official separation after Ainsley announced their separation based on pure allegations that he had been unfaithful. They were officially separated in 2019.
Ainsley Earhardt Education
Growing up in North Carolina Ainsley attended Sharon Elementary School and later attended Spring Valley High School, where she graduated in 1995. She later decided to pursue her dream career hence she enrolled at Florida State University and later transferred to the University of South Carolina. At the university, she studied graduated and attained her Bachelor of Art in Journalism.
Ainsley Earhardt Book
Apart from being a renowned journalist, Ainsley is among the best-selling authors in America. Ainsley has published two children’s books namely; “Take Heart, My Child“, a lyrical lullaby where she shares her own dreams and hopes; and “Through Your Eyes“, where she reveals the world as seen through a child’s eye. Additionally, she has also written an inspirational memoir known as “The Light Within Me“.
Ainsley Earhardt Fox News
She relocated to New York City and began working at Fox News Channel in 2007. Ainsley stated that she never knew anything about politics before she was hired by Roger Ailes to work at the network. She featured on Hannity with her own segment called “Ainsley Across America”, and also co-hosted Fox and Friends Weekend, All-American New Year’s Eve, America’s News Headquarters.
She officially became co-host of Fox & Friends in 2016. Former President Donald Trump tweeted about the show more than 100 times during the first eight months of his presidency. Ainsley has interviewed both Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. In 2018, Ainsley praised Trump for threatening former FBI Director James Comey with alleged audio recordings, stating it “was a smart way to make sure he stayed honest” in congressional hearings.
She defended Trump’s decision of firing FBI Director James Comey, stating that the president gets to decide who works for him. In 2017, Ainsley falsely claimed that 5.7 million illegal immigrants might have voted during the 2008 election.
In August 2018, Ainsley stated incorrectly on Fox & Friends that the U.S. defeat of communist Japan was an event that had made America great. Steve Doocy her co-host, tried to mask her blunder, but it soon went viral. In May 2019, after The New York Times documented Trump’s financial distress between 1985 and 1994 that included losing more money than almost any other American taxpayer, Earhardt praised Trump.
Ainsley Earhardt Salary
Her annual salary is estimated to range between $ 100,000 – $ 500,000.
Ainsley Earhardt Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her career as a journalist.