Rob Schmitt is a former co-host of Fox & Friends First and an American news anchor and reporter. In August 2020, he quit the network and has since been on Newsmax TV.
Schmitt, the son of Farzaneh and Bob Schmitt, was born on August 13, 1983, and grew in Carmel, Indiana. Schmitt received his B.A. in 2005. Indiana University awarded him a bachelor's degree in journalism.
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What's His Net Worth?
Rob Schmitt's net worth is estimated to be in the range of $1.5 million, which he has amassed from his work as a reporter and anchor. He is paid a yearly salary of $63,470, although he has yet to reveal it. Until now, the anchor has led a very comfortable and opulent life.
He got a weekend anchor position at ABC affiliate WPLG-TV in Miami, Florida, after graduation in 2008. In 2011, he joined CBS Los Angeles as an anchor, and in 2013, he joined WNBC-TV in New York City as an anchor. He joined Fox News in 2016, where he was a co-host on Fox Nation with Carley Shimkus and a co-anchor on Fox & Friends First with Jillian Mele. He co-hosted his first show, "Social Report," with Bret Baier, and has since presented a number of other shows.
Schmitt stopped appearing on Fox in August 2020 and began appearing in Newsmax programs. On December 21, 2020, Rob Schmitt Tonight, his nightly show, aired on Newsmax.
The American anchor Rob Schmitt is currently single. He has never posted any images or given any indication about his dating life on social media. He keeps his personal life very secretive, thus it's unclear whether he's in a relationship or not.
Rumors about him being gay
In 2016, Rob Schmitt gained attention for his support of the LGBTQ+ community. On October 18, 2014, a gay masseuse named Enrique Ramirez captioned a photo labeling Rob as his boyfriend, sparking questions about his sexuality. However, because Rob has not explained the situation, there is still speculation that he is gay.
Social Media Presence
Schmitt is quite active on social media platforms. He likes to interact with his followers and has been praised for his personality & appearance by his fans.
He also loves to play golf and can be seen playing golf with his friends and colleagues. Moreover, he keeps updating his Instagram account and frequently posts about his social life. He has an overall 27.3k followers on his Instagram account(@rob__schmitt) whereas on his Twitter account (@SchmittNYC) he has followers of 100k.