Carley Shimkus Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 25 Oct, 2018
Facts of Carley Shimkus
Date of Birth: 1986 , November-7
Age: 32 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Carly Shimkus
Birth Name Carly Noelle Shimkus.
Nick Name Carly
Father Edward Shimkus
Mother Zulma M. Shimkus
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Long Valley, New Jersey, USA
Ethnicity White American
Profession Journalist
Working For Fox News
Body Measurements 32-24-35 inches
Breast Size 32 inch
Waist size 24 inch
Hip Size 35 inch
Weight in KG 54
Boyfriend No
Married to Peter Buchigani
Children None
Education B.A. in Broadcast journalism (Quinnipiac University)
TV Show Fox News Headlines 24/7
Sisters Margot
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One of the genuine reporters of the FOX News Channel (FNC's), Carley Shimkus is best known for reporting in 24/7 Headlines. offering on entertainment news and social media trends across the network's programming. She has also been the part of the politico-social discussion and satiric commentary show Red eye w/Tom Shillue. Shimkus was also a producer of Don Imus' radio.

Early Life And Education Of The Carley Shimkus  

Carley Shimkus was born on 7 November 1986 in Long Valley, New Jersey. She is the youngest daughter of Zulma M.  Shimkus and Edward Shimkus. Her father and mother met in 1982 on a plane ride where the latter was a flight attendant while her father was a passenger. She also has one elder sister named Margot.

My parents met on an airplane in 1982. My mom was a flight attendant for United Airlines and my dad was a passenger. She jokes it would have been love at first sight if not for his polyester shirt. I also have an older sister who is an incredible artist and art teacher.

She graduated from Quinnipiac University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism in 2009. Additionally, she was also a part of a selected group of students to join the George Washington University Semester in 2008. As Carley did her internship in Fox News in Washington, D.C during her junior year, she instantly joined Fox after her graduation.


Cheers to the best mom Happy Mothers Day to all the mommas out there

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Carley blessed with good looks, good height (5’10’’), and great physique also decided to build her career in modeling, however, later on, she realized that it required much more than great height and good looks to get success in modeling sector and quit the profession. 

Because of my height, I figured I’d give modeling a try when I was in high school. It was a fun experience but not in the cards for me.

Carley Shimkus' Career

In 2008, she worked as an intern at the D. C. bureau in 2008 before graduating from the University. She started working as a news reporter in 2009 and after 3 years of hardworking, she was promoted to Associate Producer at Fox Business Network. 

CAPTION: Journalist Carley Shimkus SOURCE: Twitter

She also served as an assistant producer on Imus in the Morning, a radio show by Cumulus Media Networks where she conducts behind the scene interviews for website. She was also featured in 24/7 Headlines correspondent, Fox & Friends, Fox & Friends First, Media buzz. 

Carley Shimkus' Net Worth And Salary

Carley Shimkus' net worth is around $1 million at present. She has maintained such a decent net worth from her career as a news reporter.  As per the insider, her salary per annum is around $56 thousand which includes her basic salary and bonuses from the Fox News. 

According to sources an average salary of a reporter in the US is $83,300. The starting salary is $14,000 and goes up to $875,000 depending on the experience and the network.

She has worked as an associate producer in Imus in the Morning

Carley Shimkus' Personal Life

Shimkus is married to businessman Peter Buchignani. The couple tied the knot on August 8, 2015, in New Jersey. They met for the first time on Carley 23rd birthday and started dating officially in 2013. She announced her marriage on Imus in the Morning.   

I met my husband, Pete, on my 23rd birthday. We got married in August, 2015 in my home state of New Jersey. ‎We are both diehard Michigan football fans and even walked out to the Michigan fight song on our wedding day. Go Blue!!

Carley's husband Peter has the Bachelors degree in Political Science from Princeton University. As of 2018, he is a sales analyst at Amherst Pierpont Securities. He previously worked for Barclays Capitol from 2009-11. He then worked for Deutsche Bank for three years before began working for Amherst Pierpont Securities. 


I get to see my valentine tomorrow

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Both the couple are the huge fan of Michigan football, that's why their exit song during their wedding was also of the Michigan fight song. The couple has also a few other things in common. She also had his college education in the same period as Shimkus (2005-09).

Till now she and her husband are not involved in controversy. They are living a happy married life and there is no any rumors and gossips about their divorce and split yet. 

She is active on Instagram, she frequently shares pictures with her husband and colleagues. She has 23.2K followers on her Instagram as of September 2018. 

Body Measurements

  • Body Measurements:
  • Height: 5.10 in.
  • Weight: 54 kg.
  • Body figure: 34-24-35 in.
  • Bra size: 32B
  • Dress size: 4



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