Fox News’s Host Shepard Smith On Coming Out As Gay? Also Know his Married Life, Wife and His Partner!

You probably know or hear the name of Shepard Smith. Well, if you are the regular viewers of Fox News Channel, you will know him easily. Shepard is a very popular host in the world of news and has established himself as a very talented personality. You all know about his professional life, but what about his personal life such as about his married life? Wife? Or his sexuality? If not then we will discuss all about it today stay with us.

Smith Is Gay & Has a Partner or already married or Wife?

It is amazing that he was a married guy, who married to his girlfriend, Virginia Donald in the year of 1993. His ex-wife Donald was a crush of Smith at first, and soon enough, the couple began dating after dating for some years, and they exchanged their vows.

hanging Shepard-Smith with his wife Virginia Donald in earlier days.

Fox News Journalist Shepard Smith with his beautiful former wife Virginia Donald

Smith and Virginia Seemed to be happy, after all, the couple was the lovers prior they were bonded as husband and wife. Sadly, after the time interval of six years, the happily married couple decided to get a divorce. However, they didn’t have any children together.

However, their divorce is still a mystery in the media industry. But still, both Smith and Donald haven’t given any official reason for their separation. Nevertheless, there were rumors that the justification of the separation was the Smith was a man with “gay” sexual orientations.

Is Shepard Smith really Gay? Who’s his Partner?

photo of Shepard Smith and Giovanni Graziano

Shepard Smith was alleged dating with his fellow staff Giovanni Graziano

Back in the year of 2013, some websites reported that Smith was dating with a companion Fox News staff called Giovanni Graziano, commonly known as “Gio.” Giovanni joined Fox News as a production assistant in the year of 2011 and later on was transferred to Fox Business Network (FBN). Well, that time Gio’s transferred was believed be arranged by Smith himself avoid conflicts about dating a subordinate. His alleged partner Gio even mention that both have been spotted in many bars on several events.

linkedin profile page of giovanni graziano

linkedin profile page of giovanni graziano

When Giovanni was working as a producer at FBN, he continued t publish a series of articles, hoping to force Shepard to confirm that he’s gay eventually. But according to, the Fox News chief Roger Ailes and Smith both stated that the Gio’s story “100% false and a complete fabrication.”

However, Smith held off on discussing his sexuality openly for whatever length of time that he could. In spite of that, Out Magazine put him on their rundown of the 50 most powerful LGBT media identities. In a meeting with The Huffington Post, Smith denied reports that Ailes wouldn’t enable him to turn out freely.

Short Bio:

Shepard Smith was born on 14th of January, 1964, in Mississippi, the United States and presently ages 53 years of age. The man went to the University of Mississippi, where he majored in Journalism, however, did not finish his graduation as he cleared out two credits far from graduation. Shepard’s initially known TV contract was with WJHG-TV as a correspondent.

Television News Anchor Shepard Smith

David Shepard Smith Jr., known better as Shepard Smith or Shep Smith, is an American television news anchor.


Throughout, his profession, he has additionally revealed the passing and burial service of Diana, Princess of Whales in the years of 1997, a year after he joined Fox News where he is presently filling in as a stay and host. Thanks to his longevity at Fox News, he is one of the highest-paid media people at the network. However, he has estimated net worth of $30 million dollars in 2017 with $10 million dollars annually salary.


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