Virginia Donald: Net Worth, Relation, Age, Full Bio & More

Who is Virginia Donald?

Virginia Donald (born 1966) is a 54 years old Tv influencer and social activist from Mississippi, USA. She is known for her marriage and divorce with an American Fox News high profile journalist Shepherd Smith. Not much has been known about her parents and siblings.

In 1988, she graduated in journalism from Meek school of journalism. She also went to the University of Mississippi and graduated in Acting.

Her parent were school teachers, and that led to her life being much disciplined. It is known she was one of the bright students, and from an early age, she wanted to pursue her career as an actress. Discover Virginia Donald’s Height, Weight, Net worth, Relationship, and Full Bio down below.

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Quick Bio

NameVirginia Donald
Born1966 ( 54 years old)
ProfessionTV Host, Social activist
Birth SignVirgo
EthnicityWhite Caucasian
Height163 cm (in centimetres)
1.63 m (in meters)
5 feet 4 inches (in feet and inches)
Weight65 kgs (in kilograms)
143 lbs (in pounds)
Hair ColorBlonde
Eye ColorBlue
SpouseShepherd Smith Divorced (1987 -1993)
Net Worth$ 1 million ( Approx)
ProfilesFacebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube (Inactive)


What was Virginia Donald’s profession? 

  • There has not been much known about her early career. She wanted to pursue acting but did not get the role she wanted. She was a minor TV host before getting married. She married Sheperd in 1987 and started her marital life by being his housewife.
  • She started pursuing another career path after divorcing her husband. She became a TV activist and social worker. She also tried to continue her acting career, bud but did not receive the success she hoped for. She is also working as a columnist on US social magazines.

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Personal Information

What is the height of Virginia Donald? 

  • Virginia Donald stands at the height of 5 feet 4 inches and weighs about 65 kgs. She has blonde hair colour, and her eyes colour is blue.
  • She has a charming personality and was a really bright student in her childhood. She is a private person who does not have social media, so nothing much has been known about her personal life.
  • Virginia Donald was born in 1966. She is of white ethnicity. She stands at the height of 5ft 5in and weighs an ample 65kg.


Who is Shepard Smith? 

  • Virginia Donald married Fox News celebrity journalist Shepard smith in 1987. He was a really famous journalist covering high profile cases such as Hurricane Katarina, the 9/11 bombing, and its aftermath. In 2001, he became one of the two TV representatives to witness the execution of “Timothy Mcveigh”, an Oklahoma city bomber. He left Fox News shockingly in 2019.
  • It is believed that it was Shepherd who fell in love with Virginia despite his sexual orientation. They began dating and instantly clicked with each other. They married in 1987, and despite not having children, their marriage was happy and peaceful. There was no dispute in the relationship, and the news that followed after 5 years of beautiful marriage rightfully shocked everybody.

Why did Virginia Donald and Shepard Smith got divorced? 

  • In 1993, the shocking news was broadcasted on airwaves in the United States. Celebrity Journalist Shepard and his wife Virginia were about to separate and filed for divorce. At the time, no one knew the cause of the separation. They didn’t have any children either.
  • In 2011, Shepard was among the top 50 most powerful gays and lesbians. Still, only about a decade later, in 2017, Shepard revealed his sexual orientation as being “Gay” and was dating a fellow fox news worker Giovanni Graziano for a long time.
  • Virginia never commented on why they got separated, but it was widely assumed that her husband’s sexual orientation was the primary reason. Nothing he known much about Virginia’s parents. She is currently single and doesn’t have any children.

Virginia Donald

Picture – Virginia Donald and Shepard Smith

Net Worth

What is the net worth of Virginia Donaldson? 

  • Virginia Donaldson is currently a TV host and social media activist. Her primary source of income is not disclosed reliably. As of 2020, her net worth is estimated to be approximately $1 million. Her ex-husband Shepherd is, however well-renowned celebrity. It is estimated, he earns about 10 million per year. His net worth as of 2020 is estimated to be approximately $ 25 million.


  • Virginia graduated in journalism and acting from the University of Mississippi.
  • Virginia married Shepard in 1987
  • Virginia was divorced from Shepard in 1993 after 5 years.
  • Virginia’s ex-husband Shepard revealed he was gay in 2017.


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