Ainsley Earhardt Biography
Ainsley Earhardt is an American television personality and broadcaster born on 20th September 1976 in Spartanburg, South Carolina, U.S. She is a a co-host for ‘Fox and Friends’ on Fox News Channel and former host of ‘Ainsley Across America’ .
She received University of Carolina’s Young Alumni Award and School of Journalism and Mass Communication’s Outstanding Young Alumna in 2007 as a recognition for her achievements in journalism.
Ainsley Earhardt Age
Ainsley was born on 20th September 1976 in Spartanburg, South Carolina, U.S. She is 42 years old as of 2018.
Ainsley Earhardt Height
Ainsley is 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Ainsley Earhardt Family
Her father, Lewie Wayne Earhardt was a basketball coach. She has an older sister and a younger brother.
Ainsley Earhardt Husband
On 13th October 2012, Ainsley married Will Proctor, a former quarterback for Clemson University Tigers but now serves at Neuberger Berman Wealth Management. The two have a daughter who was born on November 6, 2015. In October 2018, Will filed for a divorce from her after six years of marriage. This was after Ainsley put out word of their separation amid allegations that he had been unfaithful.
She was also previously married in 2005 to Kevin McKinney, a community, civic and political activist and divorced in 2009.
Ainsley Earhardt Child
On 22nd June 2015, during the edition of Fox and Friends First she announced that she was pregnant and on 6th November 2015 she gave birth to her daughter, Hayden Dubose Proctor.
Ainsley Earhardt Education
Ainsley Earhardt attended Sharon Elementary School and later joined Spring Valley High School in 1995. She joined Florida State University to study Biology via a leadership and academic scholarship program. While at the University she served as a senator in the student union government.
Ainsley later transferred to the University of South California graduating in 1999 with a degree in Journalism.
Ainsley Earhardt Career
Ainsley Earhardt was the best student from her class at the University of South California which automatically earned her an employment as a reporter in WLTX-News 19. She worked as a morning and noon anchor (both rated #1) from 2000 to 2004.
She covered the South Carolina middle school students’ donating nearly half a million dollars to firefighters after the September 11 attacks in New York. The money was raised to buy a new fire truck to replace one lost at the World Trade Center site.
In 2005 she relocated to San Antonio, Texas where she anchored weekday newscasts of KENS-TV Eyewitness News This Morning (5 AM–7:30 AM) and Eyewitness News at Noon (both #1 rated shows).
While living in Texas, she completed the Austin, Texas half-marathon, went skydiving with the U.S. Army’s Golden Knights, and, at the Air Force Academy, flew in an F-16 with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds.
Ainsley Earhardt Fox and Friends
In 2007, Earhardt moved to New York City where she joined the Fox News Channel and has since been a co-host on Fox & Friends show. She was also a political commentator and a reporter for Hannity show. She hosted her own show segment ‘Ainsley Across America’ and has also appeared on Greg Gutfield’s Red Eye.
Ainsley Earhardt Books
- 2018: The Light Within Me
- 2017: Through Your Eyes: My Child’s Gift to Me (With Audio Recording)
- 2016: Take Heart, My Child: A Mother’s Dream