Who is Sandra Smith?
Sandra Kaye Smith was born on the 22nd September 1980, in Chicago, Illinois USA, and is a journalist and television personality, who is probably best recognized for working as the co-host of the Fox News Channel’s (FNC) program “Outnumbered”, as well as “America’s Newsroom”. She also became known from moderating a presidential debate in 2016, along with Trish Regan.
Early Life, Education, Track & FieldWhen it comes to speak about her early life, Sandra Smith spent her childhood in the Wheaton suburb of Chicago, where she was raised the youngest of six children by her father, who was a floor trader at Chicago’s Mercantile Exchange, and her mother. Her parents’ names have not been revealed to the media. Regarding her education, she attended Wheaton Warrenville South High School, where she also ran track & field, and was a member of the cross country team – its captain in her senior year. Thanks to her accomplishments, she won All-DuPage Valley Conference honors and became an Illinois High School Association state qualifier. She was also a member of an Academic All-Conference selection. Upon matriculation in 1998, she enrolled into Illinois State University, but later transferred to Louisiana State University, and majored in Business with a minor in Speech. There she continued to run track & field, ‘playing’ Division I college sports on an NCAA national championship team in 2003.
— Sandra Smith (@SandraSmithFox) August 16, 2016
Career Before Fame
Prior to becoming a noted journalist and television personality, Sandra Smith spent some time pursuing a career in the business industry, working in the position of a research associate for Aegis Capital Group. During her stint there, she was involved in various analyses of retail stocks as well as in preparing weekly stock newsletters for her clients, and so was also in the position of identifying investment opportunities. Afterwards, she was hired as a trader by Hermitage Capital Corporation, located in New York City, and thanks to her hard work, she was offered the position as the Director of Institutional Sales and Trading by Terra Nova Institutional in Chicago, which she surely accepted, increasing her net worth by a large margin.
Bloomberg Television and Press
After gaining enough knowledge and experience in the field of business, Sandra changed her profession to journalism, and became a part of Bloomberg Television, starting work there as an on-air reporter, which included working as a reporter for Bloomberg Press as well, covering a number of important news items, particularly in business, which added a considerable amount to her net worth.
Fox Business Network
In October of 2007, Sandra decided to leave Bloomberg Television to pursue her career further on the Fox Business Network as a reporter. She quickly began appearing in various FBN’s shows, including “Imus In The Morning” created by Don Imus, “Fox Business Happy Hour”, and the late-night program “Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld”. Furthermore, she appeared in “Hannity” every Wednesday, and worked as a guest-anchor of “The Story With Martha MacCallum”.
Thanks to her experience and her noticeable talent, Sandra got a chance to work as the co-host of the Fox News Channel (FNC)’s program “Outnumbered” in April of 2014, along with Megan McCain and Harris Faulkner. In June of 2018, Sandra left the show to join another program entitled “America’s Newsroom”, which she co-hosts alongside Bill Hemmer. Most recently, she covered the royal wedding ceremony of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
— Sandra Smith (@SandraSmithFox) January 8, 2018
To speak further of her career as a journalist, Sandra moderated the inaugural Republican presidential primary debate together with her colleague Trish Regan in 2016, when they became the first all-female duo in US history to perform such a function. The event attracted more than 4.7 million viewers, and became one of the Fox Business Network’s highest rated programs.
Sandra Smith Net Worth
Her career has been active over a decade, and she has been an active member of the business industry as well as the entertainment industry, now known primarily for being a journalist and television personality. So, if you ever wondered how rich Sandra Smith is, it has been estimated by authoritative sources that her salary per year is over $300,000, while the total size of her net worth is over $2 million.
To talk about her personal life, Sandra Smith has been married to business commentator John Connelly since May of 2010, when the couple tied the knot after dating for some time. She gave birth to their first child, a daughter named Cora Bella Connelly, in 2013, and they welcomed their second child, a son named John Connelly, Jr., in 2015. Sandra is fond of dogs, and she has a German Shorthaired Pointer dog, named Whiskey. In her spare time, she enjoys playing golf.
— Sandra Smith (@SandraSmithFox) May 28, 2017
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Speaking about her appearance, Sandra is apparently a beautiful woman with blonde hair and blue colored eyes. Although she is in her late 30s, she still looks very youthful with an athletic body, as she is 5ft 8ins (1.73m) tall and her weight is reputed to be around 132lbs (60kgs). Her vital statistics are 35-24-36.
Social Media Presence
In addition to her involvement in the entertainment industry, Sandra is an active member across several of the most popular social media sites, on which she promotes her current projects on her official Instagram and Twitter accounts. Moreover, she also has her own Facebook page.