Born on September 30, 1978, Ainsley Earhardt is a name that is synonymous with the electronic media. She is one of the most renowned names whenever people talk about ‘Fox and Friends’, the daily morning news show on Fox News Channel. She replaced Elisabeth Hasselback as the host of the show, after she resigned from the program in the late 2015, because she wanted to give more time to her family. Earhdardt used to work for the curtain-raiser show ‘Fox & Friends First’ at 5 AM before she took over as the host of the main program.
Earhardt was born on September 20, 1976; in Spartanburg, South Carolina she grew up both in South and North Carolina. She did her primary education at Sharon Elementary School. After completing her high school, Earhardt attended Florida State University and completed her studies with academic scholarship. She completed her majors in Biology. She then pursued her degree in Journalism with University of South Carolina.
The outspoken Earhardt had a natural tendency to lead from the front; she won the much sought after Caroliniana Creed Award for her leadership qualities, clarity of thought and personality. She was also elected to the highly prestigious University’s Homecoming Court in the University of South Carolina. The charismatic blonde is around 5 feet 7 inches and has age-defying features. She has been singled out as one of the hottest women on Fox News Channel. Her chiseled facial features, athletic body and her shapely, long legs make her one of the hottest female TV journalists in the world.
Ainsley Earhardt – Husband
Earhardt married Kevin Mckinney in 2005 and the marriage lasted till 2010. She again remarried Will Procter in 2012 and this marriage continues till date. Prior to her joining Fox, Earhardt served KENS-TV, a part of CBS5 group in San Antonio, Texas. She also has a stint with WL TX-TV in Columbia, SC. Her stint with these companies honed her reporting and journalism skills and she was named as the Best Personality Of The Year in Columbia Metropolitan Magazine.
She has been in the limelight for covering some of the most important and popular news events. There are quite a few of them including the famous Fort Hood Base shooting. She also actively covered the death of Actor James Gandolfini. She was also appreciated for here excellent coverage of the E5 tornado in Moore. Her contribution to FNC New Year Eve Special “All American New Year” in 2014 from Times Square New York is something that still continues to bring in lot of admiration for her. She also is famous for covering many man-made and natural disasters including the famous 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and the huge 8.0 magnitude earthquake that hit China and which killed close to 70,000 people which occurred in Sichuan Province.
Ainsley Earhardt – Net Worth and Salary
She has been reasonably successful economically and according to rough estimates her net worth to be around $5 million dollars and as of now she earns an yearly salary of around $400 thousand. Hence, when the above are taken into account there are many reasons to believe that she will be reaching even higher levels of success. What makes her so special is her stunning looks and her readiness to accept new challenges and charter unconquered territories.
Ainsley Earhardt – Book
The prolific anchor has authored a children’s book, which has become an instant best-seller. The book ‘Take Heart, My Child – A Mother’s Dream‘ co-authored by Kathyrn Cristaldi and illustrated by Jaime Kim is a motivational book for kids to follow their dream.