Carley Shimkus is an exceptional journalist who is famous as a News Anchor with Fox News Channel where she also works as a producer. She has created a niche for herself in the broadcasting industry especially with her ability to adapt and grow into the different phases in her career. Thus far, Shimkus has spent all her career years with Fox news, featuring in programs like First Fox, Fox & Friends, and Mediabuzz. She has continued to rise within the network to the position of a producer and has also become one of the most popular faces and respected names in the business. Here’s a detailed look at her life so far.
Carley Shimkus – Biography (Age)
Carley Noelle Shimkus was born on the 7th of November 1986 and was brought up in Long Valley New Jersey in a very loving family. Carley tried out modeling when she was still in high school and although she found it funfilled, she was quick to realize that it wasn’t what she wanted to do with her life and so she called it quits. She proceeded to Quinnipiac University where she studied Broadcast Journalism. Carley was also privileged to study for a semester at George Washington University where she did a short course in journalism.
Shimkus started her career journey with Fox News even before she graduated from college in 2008 when she worked in the Washington D.C Fox office as an intern. She fell in love with the station, applied for a job after school and was fortunate enough to be accepted. Since then, she has remained with the station in different capacities. Having started in 2009 as a news correspondent, she got promoted in 2012 to the position of an associate producer in the Fox Business Network due to her hard work and resilience. With her new promotion, she worked on the Imus in the Morning radio show. Carley Shimkus continues to work in different capacities soaking up as much knowledge as she can. In 2016, she featured in a Fox News Magazine online video.
Carley’s parents met in very interesting circumstances. Her father is Edward Shimkus and her mother is Zulma Shimkus. They met in 1982 in an airplane; Edward was a passenger, while Zulma was a flight attendant on the same flight. Edward made a good impression on Zulma and the two soon started a relationship that culminated into a marriage. Years later, their marriage produced Carley and her sister Margot.
Is She Married? Her Husband
Carley Shimkus got married to her husband whose name is given as Peter Buchignani in August 2015. The first time the couple met was on the day she celebrated her 23rd birthday. Soon afterward, they became friends before they started dating in 2013 and then two years later, they were man and wife.
Peter was born on the 21st of September, 1986. He was brought up in Bloomington alongside his two siblings by their parents. In 2009, he became a graduate of Princeton University from where he obtained a Political Science degree. After college, he started work as a sales analyst with Barclays Capital and remained at this position from 2009 to 2011 when he then proceeded to Deutsche Bank. Next, Peter started work with Amherst Pierpoint Securities in 2015 in the department of business development.
Carley and Peter are both very passionate about their careers. Peter lives and works in Chicago while his wife lives and works in New York. The couple has remained committed in their marriage and relationship despite their unusual living arrangements which has been the basis for many divorce cases.
Carley has achieved so much in her career in a short period of time. She has shown that she has the capability to grow on the job. All her hard work and effort has been rewarded with her consistent financial value. Her net worth is estimated to be about $1million.
Carley Shimkus’ Body Measurements
Carley is 5 feet and 10 inches (1.83 meters) tall. She basically towers over most of her friends which makes her stand out with a body measurement of 34-24-35 (for breasts, waist, and hips). She weighs about 54 Kilograms (118 lbs) and has brown eyes and blonde hair.