Eric Shawn Fox News, Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Salary and Net Worth

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Eric Shawn Biography

Eric Shawn is an American news anchor now working as an anchor and senior correspondent for FOX News Channel based in New York. Before coming to FNC, Shawn worked as a correspondent for FOX News Edge. 

Eric Shawn Age

Shawn was born on March 12, 1957, in New York, New York, United States. Now he is 66 years old. Furthermore, he holds American nationality.

Eric Shawn Education

Shawn graduated from Georgetown University with a bachelor of arts degree in urban studies.

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Eric Shawn Height

Shawn stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78m) tall. Furthermore, he weighs around 55 kg.

Eric Shawn Family

Shawn is the son of Gilbert Shawn and Melba Rae, an actress well known for her long-running role as Marge Bergman on Search for Tomorrow.

Eric Shawn Wife

Shawn is married to Camilla Shawn. The two met at Georgetown University. Together they have a son, by the name of Oliver.

Eric Shawn Fox News

Shawn, a New York-based anchor and senior correspondent for FOX News Channel (FNC), came to the network when it launched in 1996. He is now the anchor of FOX News Live (Saturdays 4-6 PM/ET and Sundays 1-2 PM/ET and 4-5 PM/ET). Furthermore, Shawn is also the host of Riddle: The Search for James R. Hoffa on FOX Nation, FNC’s on-demand subscription-based streaming service, which is based upon his extensive reporting into the appearance of notorious Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa.

Currently, Shawn has anchored a special coverage surrounding Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Before, he provided the latest breaking election news from New York and Pennsylvania during FNC’s Democracy 2020 election coverage. Throughout his time at FNC, Shawn has frequently reported from the United Nations and has specialized in politics and terrorism, like anchoring hour-long news specials on topics ranging from election coverage to investigative documentaries besides breaking news.

He has also provided live coverage of every major political cycle for the network since joining in 1996. Shawn also covered September 11 from Ground Zero for months after the towers collapsed and subsequently covered additional U.S. terror cases. In 2004, he led a Fox News investigation that uncovered new evidence in the murder of Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa, based on the claims of hit-man Frank Sheeran, who admitted to Shawn, and in his biography, that he shot Hoffa in a house in Detroit. The investigation revealed a “blood pattern” on the floor of the house that fit Sheeran’s story precisely.

Before, Shawn reported on the O.J. Simpson murder trial, and the Iraq War diplomatic developments at the United Nations. He also reported on the Michael Skakel trial, the death of Princess Diana, and other breaking stories around the globe. He has interviewed world leaders from President Bill Clinton to U.N. Secretary Generals Kofi Annan and Ban Ki-Moon, besides Israeli Prime Ministers Shimon Peres, Benjamin Netanyahu, Ehud Barak, Ehud Olmert, and Ariel Sharon.

Additionally, he also sat down with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for an extensive in-depth interview in September 2010. He has also interviewed Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. Shawn’s interview with Pakistan activist and former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto was conducted just a few months prior to her assassination, in 2007.

He first began working on a terrorist attack against America with the shooting of 1990 Rabbi Meir Kahane. Also the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center and the New York City bombing plot, the 1996 Khobar Towers bombing, and the attacks and aftermath of 9/11.

Before coming to FNC, Shawn worked as a correspondent for FOX News Edge. He also worked on several breaking news stories, like the Unabomber arrest, the TWA flight 800 crash, the siege in Waco, Texas, the Freeman standoff, the William Kennedy Smith trial, and the 1992 Clinton campaign, besides the White House.

He also worked as a war correspondent in the Persian Gulf and Somalia. Shawn also provided daily reports for the 1995 murder trial of O.J. Simpson direct from the courthouse in Los Angeles. Prior to that, he worked as a reporter for WNYW-TV (FOX) in New York beginning in 1989. Before that, Shawn worked as an anchor and reporter at WPIX-TV and WNYC-TV, in New York.

Eric Shawn Salary

Shawn receives an annual salary ranging from $42,544 – $143,769. However, details about the exact amount of salary he earns are currently not available.

Eric Shawn’s Net Worth

Shawn has an estimated net worth of $1 million.