Virginia Donald Biography: Age, Net Worth, Wikipedia, Images, Height, Husband, Remarry, Spouse


Virginia Donald is a 56-year-old American socialite and on-screen personality from the state of Mississippi, USA. She was born in 1966.
Her marriage to Shepard Smith, a famous American anchor and journalist, aided her fame. However, they got divorced in 1983.

Though she also had some acting credits, they were not enough to catapult her into stardom.

Virginia Donald Biography: Age, Net Worth, Wikipedia, Images, Height, Husband, Remarry, Spouse

Profile Summary

Name Virginia Donald
Date of birth/Age1966 (age 56 years old)
place of birth Mississippi, United States
Nationality American
parents N/A
children N/A
Siblings N/A
Husband Shepard Smith (m. 1987–1993)
Height 1.65 cm
occupation Writter • Actress
Net worth $2 Million

Early Life

Virginia Donald was born in 1966, in Mississippi, USA, and was brought up there too. She was raised by her parents who were both core Christians and high school teachers.
However, there’s no detailed information about her family, siblings or relatives.


Virginia Donald went to the high school where her parents taught after her elementary education. And this improved her academic performance since her parents were there to lookout for and help her.

After high school, she was admitted to the University of Mississippi to study journalism in Meek’s school of journalism and acting. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 1988.

While she was at the University, she was hailed for her outstanding performance in her chosen line of study.
It was during here stay at the University that she met her ex-husband, Shepard Smith. He was in the same faculty as she. They wedded few years after dating.

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After her graduation, Virginia auditioned for mini-acting in several places, but her efforts were futile.
After her divorce with Shepard Smith, she started to take up other professional engagements like TV journalism and documentary writing.

It was easy for her because she was reportedly the best graduating student in her class. Virginia Donald Is often called a genius due to her intelligence.

She worked as a writer for many news outlets, a columnist for magazines, and was also a part-time actress.

Personal Life

Shepard Smith is a famous American TV host and anchor. He became widely known for working for one of America’s best media companies, Fox News Channel, where he anchors the daily news report titled “Shepard Smith Reporting.”

Virginia Donald Biography: Age, Net Worth, Wikipedia, Images, Height, Husband, Remarry, Spouse
Virginia and her husband

The relationship between Virginia and Shepard grew till their marriage in 1987. After the wedding, Virginia paused her career and became a full-time housewife. This, however, did not destroy their marriage since Shepard was getting to the peak of his career.

The couple did not have or adopt any child during their marriage. They separated in 1993. Reports suggest that their divorce had something to do with Shepard Smith‘s sexuality. Although this isn’t verified.

To explain it better, in 2017 Shepard Smith admitted to being gay and claimed to have been dating Giovanni Graziano since 2012. Graziano is a producer for Fox News Media.

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Net Worth

Virginia Donald is a multi-talented journalist, writer,and small-scale actor.
Her net worth is estimated at $2 million. She earns from her work as a journalist, actor, and writer.

Social Media

Virginia happens to be among the various elites who try to shy away from the media’s eyes. She has no social media accounts at the moment.

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