Rob Schmitt

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Television news anchor , reporter (1983)
Tue May 12 2020
By   Selena

Rob Schmitt is an American news anchor and reporter who currently serves as co-host of Fox & Friends First on the Fox News Channel (FNC) from 5:00-6:00 am ET.

Schmitt was born on August 13, 1983, to parents Farzaneh and Robert Schmitt in Carmel, India. His mother is an Iranian immigrant. He holds Indian citizenship while his ethnicity is mixed. He studied journalism at Indiana University. In 2005, he earned a bachelor's degree from the Ernie Pyle School of Journalism.

Is Rob Schmitt Married?

Rob, who is now 38, is one of those personalities who prefer to keep their personal lives secret. Thus details about his love affair are not available on media. Also, it is still unclear with whom he is with right now. 

Rob Schmitt's Chilling with his Friends at Nikki Beach Saint Tropez
Photo: Rob Schmitt's Chilling with his Friends at Nikki Beach Saint Tropez
Source: Instagram @rob__schmitt

On March 8, 2018, Schmitt once twitted that he is single and had never lived a married life before. Scrolling his Instagram post, he doesn't hesitate to share with his friend's pictures of himself being silly.

But, until now, he has never posted any pictures or dropped any clues about his love life on social media. It seems, he doesn't want to share about his intimate life with the media or public.

Rumors of Being a Gay

Once there was speculation that Schmitt was gay when a gay massage therapist, Enrique Ramirez shared a picture with Rob on his Instagram on 18 October 2014. 

 Rob Schmitt and Enriquw Ramirez 
Snap: Rob Schmitt and Enrique Ramirez 
Source: Instagram @enriqueskincare

And Enrique's post implied that Rob being as his boyfriend with the gay hashtag.  But, he never clarified this post so the news only remains rumors. 

What is his Net worth in 2020?

As of early 2020, Rob Schmitt's net worth is estimated to be around $1 Million. He makes most of his income from his career as a journalist for hosting a famous news channel. Kevin Corke is another popular TV anchor with the worth of a similar range.

Likewise, since 2016 working as an anchor with Fox News station, there is no question that he is receiving a decent salary. His salary is estimated to be $63, 470 annually. Whereas the anchor for Fox News earns an average salary of around $63,000,000.

Employee of Fox News

Rob initially took up a position as a weekend anchor at ABC affiliate WPLG-TV in Miami, Florida, in 2008. He then started working as an anchor with BS2 / KCAL9 (CBS) in Los Angeles in 2011.

Schmitt also worked as an anchor for WNBC-TV in New York City in 2013, reporting to the newscasts on 5 and 6 pm. He moved to Fox News in 2016 where he served as co-host with Carley Shimkus on Fox Nation.

Rob Schmitt with his Co-anchor, Jillian Mele on FNC 
Photo: Rob Schmitt with his Co-anchor, Jillian Mele on FNC 
Source: Instagram @rob__schmitt

7 ft tall Rob is currently serving as Fox & Friends First's co-anchor with Jillian Mele on FNC from 5:00-6:00 am ET. In June 2018, the two Rob and Jillian played in the Ray Pfeifer Foundation Golf Classic at Lake Success, New York.

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