Trey Yingst Fox News, Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Salary and Net Worth

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Trey Yingst Biography

Trey Yingst is an American journalist and correspondent now working as a foreign correspondent for FOX News Channel based in Jerusalem, Israel. Before, he worked as Chief Washington correspondent for OAN, where he covered the start of the Trump administration.

Trey Yingst Age

Yingst was born on September 10, 1993, in Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States. Now, he is 29 years old. Furthermore, he holds American nationality.

Trey Yingst Education

Yingst earned his bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from American University.

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Trey Yingst Height

Yingst stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m). However, information regarding his other body measurements is currently not available.

Trey Yingst Family

Yingst is the son of Jed Yingst and Debbie Lee Yingst, a photographer, social worker, and substitute teacher. She is also a kidney patient and cancer survivor. He grew up in Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States with his sibling. Furthermore, his twin sister by the name of Aly Yingst is a Ph.D. student.

Trey Yingst Wife

Yingst is not married though he is dating Adi Spiegelman, a model, and a tennis player.

Trey Yingst Fox News

Yingst now working as a foreign correspondent for FOX News Channel (FNC). He came to the network in August 2018. Currently, Yingst is leading FNC’s live coverage surrounding Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, providing 24/7 coverage from the ground in Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine. In the summer of 2021, he reported from Doha, Qatar, and Kabul, Afghanistan on the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the area.

While in Afghanistan, Yingst provided an exclusive look inside a Taliban prison besides interviewing the leader of the Haqqani Terror Network, Anas Haqqani. Earlier that year, he worked on the Israel-Hamas conflict from the Gaza Strip. From the Middle East, Yingst has broken multiple international stories including the existence of a secret Iranian base and the smuggling of Iranian oil to Syria. During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Yingst secured exclusive behind-the-scenes access inside the Coronavirus Critical Care Unit at the Sheba Medical Center in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Before coming to the network, Yingst worked as Chief Washington correspondent for OAN. There he worked at the beginning of the Trump administration. During his 16 months covering the Trump administration, Yingst was the first to report on major stories like the indictment announcement of 13 Russian nationals and Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s plans to meet with President Trump. Yingst was described by journalism’s Poynter Institute as having aggressively questioned the Trump administration.

Before this, he contributed to BBC News where he reported on multiple breaking news events, like the police brutality protests in Baltimore, MD, and Ferguson, MO, making national headlines for his coverage of the latter. In addition, Yingst contributed to Canada’s CTV News and co-founded News2Share, an online media outlet publishing stories and multimedia content from conflict zones, while he was still in college.

In 2019, Yingst was named among the Forbes 30 Under 30 media list and was tapped as one of AdWeek’s Young Influentials. He earned his bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from American University. He is also a member of the White House Correspondents Association, the National Press Club, and the Kappa Tau Alpha journalism honor society.

Trey Yingst Salary

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

Trey Yingst’s Net Worth

Yingst, a foreign correspondent has an estimated net worth of $5 Million.