Carley Shimkus (Fox News) Salary, Height, Husband, Children

March 22, 2024
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Who is Carley Shimkus?

A FOX News headline reporter, Carley Shimkus rose to prominence as the co-host of the talk show “FOX and Friends First”. She was born under the zodiac sign of Scorpio on 7 November 1986, in Long Valley, New Jersey USA, thus has American nationality, and she comes from a family of Caucasian descent.

If you ever wanted to know more about her, you are in the right place, we will tell you the naked truth about this person, who according to her fans, is one of the most beautiful TV personalities.

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Early life and education

Carley Noelle Shimkus was raised alongside her sister, Margot Shimkus, about whom little is known, in their hometown by parents Edward who was a chemist, and Zulma M. Shimkus, who was a flight attendant for United Airlines,

Carley had an interest in journalism from an early age, and dreamed of becoming a famous television reporter; she would play with her sister Margo, pretending that she was reporting about various events.

Speaking of her educational background, she attended Long Valley High school, and upon matriculating in 2004, enrolled in Quinnipiac University, but in her junior year transferred to George Washington University, from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism in 2008.



After graduating, Carley worked as a producer of the radio show “Imus in the Morning”, conducting interviews behind the scenes for Don Imus.

She started working for Fox News in 2009, and then served as a reporter for FOX News Headlines 24/7, covering various entertainment news and media trends, including “Mediabuzz” and “Fox and Friends”. Carley also served as the assistant producer of Fox Business.

Carly went on working as a co-host for FOX Nation, and also served as a substitute anchor on FNC during her time on the network; she co-hosted various specials too, including the Countdown to All-American New Year in 2018.

In the following years, she worked as a reporter on various social media trends, consumer business news of the day, and entertainment news for the FNC’s morning show “FOX and Friends” on weekdays, alongside Todd Piro.

Carley currently serves as a co-host of “FOX and Friends First” on weekdays. The show reports on various themes including the day’s headlines, news on health, legal issues, politics and lifestyle.

She’s also produced several videos called “My Big Fat Digital Wedding”, in which she advised future brides, and was the co-host of the 2016 New Year’s Eve special, “All America Year”.


Love life and husband

There have been various rumors concerning both Carley’s love life and her sexual orientation, however, it’s widely known that she’s a married woman. Her husband is Peter Buchignani, an American businessman, who’s the director at Amherst Pierpont Securities, Chicago, Illinois.

According to his LinkedIn profile, he graduated from Princeton University in 2009, so it’s assumed that he’s aged 35.

Carley and Peter met at Carley’s 23rd Birthday celebration party, and the two stayed in touch, eventually started dating, and in 2013, it was publicly announced that they are in a romantic relationship.

They tied the knot two years after their relationship started, the wedding held on 8 August 2015, at Fiddlers Elbow, in New Jersey.

Carley announced her wedding to the world during the episode of “Imus in the Moring”. If we can judge by the photos of her husband and herself that Carley posts on her social media platforms, the two are seemingly in love, and enjoy spending time together, since in every photo they have big smiles on their faces.

As of August 2022, Carley is married and doesn’t have any children. She and her husband are living in their apartment in New York City.


Hobbies and other interests

While she was in high school, Carley had an interest in modeling, however, after she realized that such a career asks for more than just good looks, she decided that this job wasn’t for her.

She’s into sports, and takes care of her body by working out four to five days per week at the gym, and also enjoys swimming and yoga.

Her favorite hobby is traveling, and thanks to her career, she’s visited several US states, while for her pleasure, she’s traveled around the world, visiting England, Switzerland and Croatia among many other countries – her favorite travel destination is Dubrovnik, Croatia, and she dreams of visiting Kyoto, Japan.

In her spare time, Carley likes to go for long walks with her husband, and also enjoys spending her time riding horses. She likes to read, and her number one book is “Everything I Never Told You” by Celeste Ng.

Carly is a big fan of movies, especially romantic comedies, and some of her favorites are “Notebook”, “Isn’t It Romantic”, “Bad Teacher”, and “10 Things I Hate About You”, while her favorite actors are Cameron Diaz and Ryan Gosling.

Presence on social media platforms

Carley is active on social media platforms such as Instagram, and her account has been followed by over 125,000 people; she posted over 700 photos, mostly featuring her work and everyday life, and there are dozens of photos of her and her husband.

Carley also has a Twitter account, established in February 2012, which today is followed by over 75,000 people – she’s tweeted over 2,000 times.

She has an official Facebook page which has amassed over 80,000 fans.


Age, height, and net worth

Carley’s age is 35, she has blue eyes and blonde hair, weighs around 115lbs (54kgs), and is 5ft 10ins (1.78m) tall, with vital statistics of 33-24-35.

According to sources, as of August 2022, her net worth has been estimated at $1.2 million, a large amount of income after she became a FOX News reporter – according to “Insider” her yearly income is over $56,000 while once she was paid $66,000.

Martha Clifford

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