Virginia Donald is the former spouse of Shepard Smith, a United States of America presenter and journalist. Shepard Smith is an American journalist who works as a broadcast journalist. In 1996, Shephard joined the Fox News Channel. He is most recognized for being the former chief and managing editor of Fox News‘ breaking news section.

Prior life: Upbringing & Education

Virginia Donald was born in Mississippi, United States of America, to her parents in 1966. She is now 55 years old. Virginia’s actual date of birth is unknown at this time. Virginia is a member of the Caucasian ethnic group. There is no further knowledge on Virginia’s parents, siblings, or early childhood experiences. However, her parents well-reared Virginia in her hometown based on her popularity and success.

Virginia Donald received her elementary schooling at Meek School. Virginia attended and graduated from the University of Mississippi. Virginia is also recognized as one of the University’s nicest students.

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Body stats

Virginia Donald is 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs around 59 kg. Virginia is a stunning woman with black hair and black eyes. Aside from that, nothing is known regarding Virginia’s physical appearance.

Full NameVirginia Donald
Date of Birth1966
Birth PlaceMississippi, USA
Age55 (2021)
Father's NameN/A
Mother's NameN/A
Body MeasurementN/A
Height5 feet 4 inches
Weight59 kg
Hair ColorBlack
Eyes ColorBlack
Relationship StatusDivorced
Spouse(s)/Partner(s)Shepard Smith (ex-husband)
Net worthN/A


Virginia Donald took a chance and auditioned for a film part. On the other hand, Virginia was unable to win the big part and create a reputation for herself in Hollywood. Virginia has had a few minor parts in short films and television advertisements. Virginia, however, became a social media celebrity after her divorce from Shepard. Virginia also contributes to USA publications as a special columnist. Shepard Smith’s ex-wife, Virginia Donald, is well-known because of her husband.

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Shepard Smith’s Ex-Wife

In 1987, Virginia Donald wedded Shepard Smith. The University of Mississippi is where they both attended as students. Based on a source, Shepard had a thing for Virginia. Despite questions about Shepard’s sexual preference, Shepard and Virginia chose to marry. They do not, unfortunately, have any children from their marriage. Shepard and Virginia also divorced in 1993. In 2017, Shepard came out as gay publicly.

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Her husband’s career

Shepard Smith is also a television journalist who used to work for Fox News. Shepard joined Fox News as a senior journalist and general assignment correspondent. During his long career with the network, he has covered nearly every significant event across the world. For example, Princess Diana’s funeral got covered by Shepard from the United Kingdom in 1997. In addition, between 1998 to 1999, he covered President Bill Clinton’s trial.
In 1998, Shepard worked as a reporter for Fox News Edge in Los Angeles. Shepard reported the Columbine High School tragedy in April 1999. Starting September 13, 1999, Shepard has been the main anchor of Fox Report. Shepard got succeeded by Jon Scott in June of 2018. During the 2000 presidential election, Shepard traveled to Florida to capture the ballot-counting issue.
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On September 11th, 2001, he reported the attacks on the World Trade Center. When the US attacked Afghanistan in October 2001, Shepard was there to report it. In March 2003, he also said the battle against Iraq. Shepard Smith and Shepard Smith started presenting Studio B in 2002. In 2008, he documented the presidential election in the United States from locations such as the Democratic National Convention and the Republican National Convention.

In 2013, Shepard Smith got named managing editor of Fox News’ new breaking news section. In the same year, Studio B with Shepard Smith rebranded as Shepard Smith Reporting.

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Social media presence

Virginia Donald doesn’t have any social media accounts as she values her privacy and wants to live a quiet private life.

Net worth

Virginia’s net worth, income, or salary have not been disclosed. But on the other hand, the net worth of Virginia’s ex-husband is believed to be approximately $25 million.

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