Virginia Donald is a popular American celebrity wife. She is famous as the ex-wife of American journalist Shepard Smith. He was the chief and managing editor of Fox News breaking news division.

Besides being the wife of Shepard Smith, she has also appeared in short movies and television commercials. She is also a social media personality. She is also a guest columnist for the USA magazines.

Early Life

Virginia Donald was born in 1966 in Mississippi, United States. However, she has not shared any information about her exact date of birth and her childhood. She also has not disclosed any information about her parents and what they did for a living. Virginia Donald is 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs around 59kg as of 2021.

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Full NameVirginia Donald
Date of Birth1966
Birth PlaceMississippi, United States
ProfessionCelebrity Ex-Wife
SpouseShepard Smith
Height5ft 4 inches
Body MeasurementN/A
Eye ColorDark brown
Hair ColorBrown
Net Worth$0.5million USD

About her educational background, she attended Meek School and completed her primary school. For her University studies, she attended the University of Mississippi; however, there is no information about her graduation field.

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Personal Description

Virginia Donald, who seems like she is in her early 50s, is surprisingly already 55 years old as of 2021. Her personality is confident, determined, persistent, disciplined, passionate, social, disciplined. But, unfortunately, she has not shared any information about her zodiac sign and the religion she follows.

She enjoys traveling, reading books, writing, watching movies, series, acting, and spending time with her friends and family.

How did Virginia Donald start her career?

Virginia Donald started her career as an actor and had auditioned for many film roles. However, she could not be successful in landing a role. She is famous for being the ex-wife of American Fox News channel journalist Shepard Smith.

However, she has appeared in short movies and television commercials. She has also been active in her social media handles. She is also a guest columnist for the USA magazines.

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Her ex-husband was a general assignment reporter and senior correspondent at Fox News. He had covered many famous events such as Princess Diana’s funeral, the Columbine High School massacre, the attack on the World Trade Center on September 11,  the war when the United States invaded Afghanistan in October 2001,  the war against Iraq in March 2003, and many more.

He was also the managing editor of Fox News’s new breaking news division in 2013. He is also part of Studio B’s TV show, where he appears as the show’s host.


Virginia Donald and Shepard Smith got married in the year 1987. They met at the University of Mississippi for the first time. Shepard was said to have a crush on Virginia.

However, they could not experience the feeling of parenthood. The couple got divorced in 1993. Shepard admitted and revealed that he is gay in the year 2017.

Besides this, Virginia has not shared any information about her past and recent relationships. She is very secretive about her private life and prefers to live a lowkey life.

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Net Worth

Virginia Donald has an estimated net worth of around $0.5million. However, she has not shared much information about her source of income. Her husband Shepard has an estimated net worth of around $25million. His main source of income is the journalism profession.


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