Sandra Kaye Smith is a TV news journalist who is currently serving as co-anchor of America’s Newsroom on the Fox News Channel in New York City.
Sandra Smith was born on 22 September 1980 as Sandra Kaye Smith in Chicago, Illinois. Her birth sign is Virgo. Her father worked as a floor trader at Chicago’s Mercantile Exchange whereas her mother resided in Lawton, Oklahoma.
They met in the Officer Candidate School at Fort Sill in Oklahoma. Further, Sandra has four older sisters and an elder brother. Likewise, she is the youngest child of her parents. During her early years, Sandra took part in an NCAA Division I Cross Country and Track & Field for the LSU Women’s National Championship team.
She holds an American nationality whereas her ethnicity is unknown. Regarding her education, she completed her high school education from Wheaton Warrenville South High Scholl in the year 1988. During high school, Sandra actively participated in the school’s sports programs. Also, she was the cross-country captain during her senior year. She ran the track field, earning two letters.
Moreover, Sandra used to run NCAA Division I Cross Country and Track & Field for the LSU Women’s National Championship team where her events were 1500 meters and 3000-meter steeplechase. Later she was honored to be coached by the famous personality, Pat Henry.
Likewise, Smith was honored with the All-DuPage Valley Conference honors, Illinois High School Associate State qualifier and an Academic All-Conference selection. After completing high school, Smith went to Illinois State University in Bloomington-Normal and after a short while, she was transferred to Louisiana State University.
Smith ran from the University site and played in Division I College Sports on an NCAA national championship team in the year 2003. She graduated from the University with a major in business and minored in a speech.
What is the Net Worth & Salary of Sandra Smith?
Sandra Smith has earned a considerable amount of money from her career as journalism. She has worked for a number of reputed shows and programs as well. According to some source, Sandra hоldѕ а whорріng nеt wоrth оf nеаrlу $2 million as of 2019. Likewise, Smith receives the annual salary of $200K.
According to some online sources, a Fox News Anchor makes an average salary of $63k. Like many other journalists, Smith also earns much from the commercials, endorsements, and sponsorships too. With such earning, Sandra is spending a very luxurious life along with her family including her husband and children.
Who is Sandra Smith Husband?
Sandra Smith is a married woman, she married to John Connelly since 2010. They met when Sandra was working at the trading company. Then they met numerous times before started a relationship. Eventually, the couple started their affair and tied the knot after some months. John encouraged her to join the Fox Business channel.
During that time, John was working as a painter at a reputed art house in Chicago. Later, the couple began dating and dated for a few years before tying their knot in the year 2010. They married on May 1, 2010, in Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago.
Since then, the couple has been living happily. Smith and her husband Connelly has blessed with two children together. Their child as a daughter named Cora Belle Conolly born in 2013. And when she reached two, they welcomed their second child as a son named John Connely Jr.
The couple is together for years without any rumors about their divorce and an extramarital affair. Also, Smith has a German Shorthaired Pointer named Whiskey. He’s hunting breed with tons of energy who is a friend of her kids and plays with them when they were alone.
Sandra is active on news media site Twitter where she regularly shares her day to day lives via her Twitter. In October 2017, Sandra posted a birthday message for her pet Whiskey on his third birthday. Also, she shared few glimpses of Prince Harry and Megan Markle’s Royal wedding on her Twitter on May 20, 2018.
Sandra Smith’s Body Measurement
Yoon stands at a decent height of 5 feet 8 inch with an average weight of 60 kg. She has light brown hair with light green color eyes. Smith has a banana-shaped body with the body measurement of 35-24-36 inches which include her bust size, waist size, and hip size respectively. She wears a dress size of 6(US) and shoe size is unknown.
Initially, Sandra Smith began her career at the Aegis Capital Group as a research associate. Then she helped in the research and analysis of retail stocks, prepared weekly stock newsletters to clients and identified investment opportunities for the group.
Later on, she worked at the Hermitage Capital Management executing U.S equities and options orders in Chicago, analyzed the portfolio conduction as well as prepares the commission reports.
After that, Sandra worked at Terra Nova Institutional located in Chicago serving as the Director of Institutional Sales and Trading. There she handles the investment management and hedge fund accounts where she helped in the program development of trading models for existing and prospective clients.
After some years, she debuted in the television arena as a reporter covering the U.S equities and derivatives markets, contributing to the breaking news and analysis. Also, she reporting for Bloomberg Television. While working in Bloomberg, she used to cover US equities, derivative markets, and contributed to breaking news and analysis.
In the year 2007, she joined the Fox Business Network as a reporter. In early 2009 October, she began appearing regularly on Don Imus’ Show and Imus in the morning before its cancellation in the year 2015.
Likewise, Smith moderated two GOP Presidential debates during the 2016 election phase alongside Trish Regan. The couple became the first all-female duo in American history to moderate a presidential debate. Likewise, Smith also made an appearance in a number of Fox Network’s shows and began co-hosting the Outnumbered.
Also, she worked for the show from April 2014-June 2018 alongside Harris Faulkner and Megan McCain. Later she left the show in June 2018 to join the cast of America’s Newsroom. Smith hosts America’s Newsroom alongside Bill Hemmer.
Facts of Sandra Smith
Sandra Kaye Smith
Date Of Birth
September 22, 1980
39 years 6 months
Place Of Birth
Chicago, Illinois, USA
5 feet 8 inches
Reporter, Journalist, Television presenter
Wheaton Warrenville South High School, Illinois High School, Illinois State University
Cora Belle Connelly
Quick Facts of Sandra Smith
Returned from maternity leave [April 23, 2015].
Going on maternity leave [December 5, 2014].
Expecting her second child, due in January 2015 [October 17, 2014].
Returned from maternity leave, after giving birth to daughter, Cora Belle Connelly, (born in June 2013) [August 23, 2013].
Had a turtle when she was 8-years-old. Was named Turd.
Her first job was delivering newspaper.
Won the Female Electronic Journalist division of the ACLI Capitol Challenge Race on April 28, 2010 in Washington, D.C.
Engaged to John Connelly [December 28, 2009].
Graduated from Wheaton Warrenville South High School in 1998, where Harold 'Red' Grange (1922), Bob Woodward (1961) and John Belushi (1967) also matriculated. She earned three letters in cross country and two letters in track at Wheaton Warrenville South where she was the cross country team captain as a senior.
Attended Illinois State University in Bloomington-Normal (less than two hours from her home) for a time before transferring to Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge for the 2002 school year.
Her father was a floor trader at Chicago's Mercantile Exchange and many of her relatives worked in Chicago's financial district.
Youngest of six children.
Keeps her running skill from getting rusty by running in Central Park in New York City.
Her hobby is playing golf.
Began her career as a research associate at Aegis Capital.
Before Bloomberg, she was the Director of Institutional Sales and Trading at Terra Nova Institional in Chicago. Prior to this, she was a trader at Hermitage Capital Management.
Native of Wheaton, Illinois, a western suburb of Chicago.
Fan of the Chicago Cubs.
Graduate of Louisiana State University. She ran track and field at LSU and is the second FBN anchor to play Division I college sports, the other is Jenna Lee, who played Division I college softball at the University of California at Santa Barbara.
Came to Fox Business Network from Bloomberg Television, where she was an on-air reporter.
Joined Fox Business Network (FBN) as a reporter in October, 2007.