Ainsley Earhardt is an American television personality and conservative political party commentator for Fox News. She is best known for co-hosting TV shows including “Fox and Friends Weekend”, “Fox’s All American New Year’s Eve” and “American’s News Headquarters”. Ainsley Earhardt was born on September 20, 1976, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States. Her family relocated to Charlotte, North Carolina when she was still a child. Ainsley attended Sharon Elementary School.
Her family later relocated to Columbia, South Carolina. In 1995, she graduated from the Spring Valley High School. She received her University education from the Florida State University where she majored in biology. She transferred to the University of South Carolina to pursue a degree in Journalism. She graduated with a degree in Journalism in the year 1999. She took up several leadership roles while she was at both Florida State University and the University of South Carolina.
Ainsley Earhardt married Kevin McKinney in 2005, the marriage ended in 2010. She is now married to Will Proctor. They got married in October 2012. She miscarried her first pregnancy. She described the time as a very difficult time but she learned to be patient and trust in God. The couple had a baby girl named Hayden on November 6, 2015.
Ainsley Earhardt was employed as the news reporter for the local CBS station in Columbia. She worked as the news anchor for both morning and noon slots from 2000 to 2004. In 2005, she moved to San Antonio, Texas. There, she worked on the weekday news of KENS-TV dubbed “Eyewitness News This Morning” and “Eyewitness News at Noon”.
She started working with Fox News Channel in 2007. She has been on the Fox and Friends show since 2012, she co-hosted the show called “Outnumbered” from 2014 to 2016, She appeared on “The Insider” TV show in 2016. She has covered numerous notable news events including the E5 tornado in Moore, the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in 2010, the magnitude 8.0 China Earthquake, and the death of actor James Gandolfini.
Ainsley co-wrote a children’s book titled “Take Heart My Child- A Mother’s Dream”. She revealed that she wrote the book when she was pregnant with her daughter Hayden. She was inspired by her own childhood. The book is designed to help children follow their dreams.
How much is Ainsley Earhardt Net Worth in 2017
Ainsley Earhardt has been working with Fox News for seven years now. She has covered major news events for the channel. Her annual salary is reported $400 thousand US dollars. Her net worth is an estimated $5.5 million US dollars as of 2017. Her book has recorded massive sales and is now a best-selling book.
Ainsley Earhardt has been one career woman who has been known to balance her career and her personal life beautifully. She is a natural leader and has been awarded on several occasions for her leadership skills. She was named by the Columbia Metropolitan magazine as the Best Personality of the Year.
Her book, “Take Heart My Child” is dedicated to her daughter Hayden. Coincidentally, Ainsley attended the same elementary school, Sharon Elementary School with colleague Fox news correspondents Anna Kooiman and Heather Childers however, they were not classmates.