Who is Ainsley Earhardt?
Ainsley Earhardt is an American television news anchor and correspondent. She is also an author having written two children’s books and a memoir. Ainsley serves as a Fox News television personality co-hosting Fox & Friends. She served as a reporter at WLTX, the local CBS station in Columbia, South Carolina before graduating from college.
She later became the morning and noon anchor from 2000 to 2004. After the September 11 attacks, Earhardttraveled to New York City to cover South Carolina middle school students’ raising nearly half a million dollars for firefighters. They were raising the money to buy a new fire truck to replace one lost at the World Trade Center site.
She moved to San Antonio, Texas in 2005 where she anchored weekday newscasts of KENS Eyewitness News This Morning and Eyewitness News at Noon. During her time in Texas, she participated and completed the Austin, Texas half-marathon. She also engaged in other activities such as skydiving with the U.S. Army’s Golden Knights and, at the Air Force Academy, flew in an F-16 with the United States Air Force Thunderbirds.
Ainsley Earhardt Fox News
Earhardt joined Fox News Channel in 2007 and is based in New York. Initially, she served as a reporter where she covered many high-profile news stories. Some of the stories include the arrest of kidnapper Ariel Castro in Cleveland, OH, the fatal 2013 EF5 tornado in Moore, OK, the death of actor James Gandolfini, the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill and also the 8.0-magnitude earthquake in China.
She provided on location, live coverage of the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in May 2018. She then served as co-host of FNC’s early morning wake up program, FOX & Friends FIRST (5-6AM/ET), from 2013 until joining FOX & Friends as co-host in 2016.
Ainsley Earhardt FOX & Friends
She serves as the co-host of FOX News Channel’s (FNC) FOX & Friends (weekdays 6-9AM/ET) alongside Steve Doocy & Brian Kilmeade. The show provides viewers with the latest on the daily headlines across news, sports, politics, and entertainment. She has done exclusive interviews with President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, and also Vice President Mike Pence.
She also appears across Fox News Channel’s on-demand subscription-based streaming service FOX Nation as co-host of FOX & Friends After the Show Show. It airs weekday mornings at 9 AM/ET.
How Old is Ainsley Earhardt?
Earhardt is 43 years old as of 2019 having been born on September 20, 1976, in Spartanburg, South Carolina, U.S.
Ainsley Earhardt Family
Earhardt was born to Lewie Wayne Earhardt and Dale Earhardt. With her family, they moved to the Foxcroft area of Charlotte, North Carolina. They later moved to Columbia, South Carolina, area when she was still in elementary school.
Earhardt has an older sister Elise Giles Earhardt and a younger brother Trenton Graham Earhardt. Elise teaches in Charleston, and Trent is in medical sales in Columbia.
Ainsley Earhardt Mother
Her mother Dale suffered a severe stroke in February 2018. On February 1, 2018, Ainsley’s father, Wayne Earhardt, came home to find Dale unresponsive on the ground, lodged between the nightstand of their bedroom and the bed. Checking her vitals, Wayne raced her to the hospital in their hometown of Columbia, SC, after suspecting that she had suffered a severe stroke.
Ainsley Earhardt Education
Ainsley received her high school education from Spring Valley High School graduating in 1995. She then attended Florida State University, where she majored in biology. She later transferred to the University of South Carolina graduating with a bachelor of arts degree in Journalism.
Ainsley Earhardt Husband – Married
Earhardt has been married twice. She was first married to Kevin McKinney whom he married in April 2005. They later divorced in 2009. She married former Clemson University quarterback Will Proctor in October 2012. After being together for six years, Ainsley announced their separation amid allegations that he had been unfaithful. Will later filed for divorce in October 2018.
Ainsley Earhardt Kids
Earhart has one child from his previous marriage to Proctor.
Ainsley Earhardt Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches.
Ainsley Earhardt Salary
Earhardt gets herself a big amount as her annual salary for her good television work. She receives an annual salary of $2 Million.
Ainsley Earhardt Net Worth
Through her television career, Ainsley has gained great wealth. She has a net worth of $6 Million.