Claire Shipman

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Journalist/Author (1962)
Mon Apr 25 2022
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Relationship Timeline Of Claire Shipman

Husband : Jay Carney
Claire Shipman Married To Jay Carney In 2001
Ex-husband : Steve Hurst
Claire Shipman previously married with Steve Hurst.

Who is Claire Shipman?

Today the following column will give an insight to an extraordinary talented journalist turned author, Claire Shipman. The 56-year-old, Shipman is an American journalist, author, and public speaker. She is nan expert on confidence and women's leadership. Along with her best friend, Katty Kay, she's written three New York Times bestselling book, The Confidence Code, The Confidence Code for Girls,​ and Womenomics.

Claire Shipman with Katty Kay, author of The Confidence Code; Know about her personal life, married, husband
Image: Claire Shipman with Katty Kay, author of The Confidence Code

For fifteen years, Claire was a regular contributor to Good Morning America and other national broadcasts for ABC News. She is also a mother of two lovely children and relishes her marital life with husband, Jay Carney, who is the former White House press secretary to President Barack Obama.

Claire Shipman was born on October 4, 1962, in Washington, D.C. She is the daughter of the late Christie Armstrong and Morgan Enlow Shipman. Her father, Morgan is a former Professor of Law at the Ohio State University.

Claire Shipman; Know about her career, income, married life
Image: Claire Shipman

Claire graduated from Worthington High School in 1980 and she was recognized as a distinguished Alumna during its 2006 convocation. Further, she graduated with a Bachelor degree from the Columbia College of Columbia University. Likewise, she holds the Master's degree from Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs. She is also fluent in Russian.

Shipman's broadcast career started with a decade-long stint at CNN. She served as White House Correspondent for NBC News from 1997 to 2001. Also, she joined ABC News and presented news program such as World News Tonight and Nightline.

Claire Shipman, journalist and best-selling author; Know about her net worth
Image: Claire Shipman, journalist and best-selling author

With CNN, Shipman won a Peabody award for her coverage of the 1991 Soviet coup and the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Additionally, she received a DuPont Award and an Emmy Award for covering the 1989 Tiananmen Square student uprising. 

Personal Life

Talking about Claire Shipman's personal life, she is a married woman. She has been married twice in her life, but presently, she is happy with her marital relationship. The senior national correspondent for Good Morning America, Miss Shipman is also a mother of two teenage children.

Claire Shipman's Husband and Children

Let's begin with Shipman's first marriage. Her first husband is a former CNN Moscow bureau chief, Steve Hurst. The detail information about their matrimonial ceremony and separation issues are not available. Claire divorced with Steve and married her second husband, Jay Carney in 1998.

Claire Shipman with her husband, Jay Carney; Know about their personal life
Image: Claire Shipman with her husband, Jay Carney

As of 2019, Claire and her second husband, Jay is married for over 20 years and they are living a blissful married life. From 2011-2014, Carney served as the White House Press Secretary during the tenure of President Barack Obama.

Claire Shipman and her family
Image: Claire Shipman and her family

From their marriage, Claire and Jay has a daughter named Della Claire Carney (13) and a son Hugo James Carney (17). At present, the family resides in Washington, D.C.

Net Worth

As of 2019, the former NBC correspondent, Miss Shipman has a net worth of $3 million. Claire's net worth is based on her over three-decade long professional career. She is a journalist, author, and public speaker and made a stupendous fortune.

While, the average pay for national correspondents is around $78,000 per year, Shipman at her time received over $120,000 as salary. Therefore, her earnings are higher and she lives a lavish lifestyle with family. Correspondents like Jeff Zeleny also has a similar net worth.

Claire is also a public speaker and shares her knowledge in boosting the confidence of people. Her books gives an insight to human mechanism of emotional planning and strategy to balance life.

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