Eric Shawn Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 14 May, 2019
Facts of Eric Shawn
Date of Birth: 1957 , March-12
Age: 62 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Eric Shawn
Birth Name Eric Shawn
Father Gilbert Shawn
Mother Melba Rae
Nationality American
Birth Place/City New York City
Ethnicity White
Profession Journalist
Working For Fox network’s TV,WNYW
Net Worth N/A
Eye Color Drack brown
Hair Color Brown
Face Color White
Famous for Fox News Channel
Married Yes
Married to Camilla Shawn
Children Yes
Education Georgetown University
Movies The New Batch
TV Show Fox News Live, America's Election Headquarters
Sisters Lisa Shawn
Books The U.N. exposed
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The American television news anchor and reporter, Eric Shawn is best known for his work in  Fox News Channel. He started to work since 1996 in the field of journalism and currently, he is working as the co-anchors for Sunday edition of Fox News Live. 

Early Life and Education Of Eric Shawn

Eric Shawn was born on 12th of March, 1957 in New York City, New York, United States of America. He was born to his natural parents, Gilbert Shawn and Melba Rae. His father, Gilbert, is former lieutenant colonel of Army and his mother, Melba Rae, is a soap opera actress. His parents raised him up with great compassion and care along with his sister, Lisa Shawn.

Eric Shawn joined Trinity school and completed his schooling from there in 1975. He was very enthusiastic since his childhood days. Eric Shawn joined Georgetown University. In 1979, he graduated from the university with a degree majoring in Urban Studies. He was interested in reporting since his school days.

Eric Shawn's Career and Path

The report, Eric Shawn has a net worth of around $1 million which he has collected from his longtime journalism career. 

Eric Shawn's career took off after he started to work as a reporter at Fox network’s TV station WNYW. Later, he moved to WPIX station based in New York. He came into limelight after he began to work for Fox network’s affiliated news service titled ‘FOX News Edge’. During his tenure, he covered major news like ‘Gulf War’, ‘Unabomber arrest’, ‘Murder trial of O.J. Simpson in 1992’ and ‘1992 Clinton Campaign’. After being associated with Fox News Channel, Eric Shawn became a big name in the media.

During the initial phase of his career, Eric Shawn served as a correspondent at the United Nations based network. He covered news report regarding ‘Oil-for-Food Programme’ there. Currently, Eric Shawn works at Fox News Channel. He is the anchor of America’s News Headquarters which airs at Sundays 12-1 p.m. ET and Saturdays 6-7 p.m. ET.

Eric Shawn also covered 9/11 terror attack for months. Not only this, he reported on the O.J. Simpson murder trial, Iraq War, the death of Princess Diana and some big other events around the world.

Besides this, Eric Shawn has also written a book entitled ‘The U.N. Exposed: How the United Nation Sabotages America’s Security and Fails in the World’. Moreover, he has also made a cameo appearance in a movie titled “Gremlins 2: The New Batch”.

Eric Shawn's Personal Life

Eric Shawn is married to Camilla Shawn. Eric and his wife, Camilla, together have a child. Eric has not been accused of having an extramarital affair to date. His personal life has been a matter of discussion among the people. However, he has always maintained privacy about it.

Eric Shawn's Age, Body Measurements and Other Facts

  • Age: As of 2019, Eric Shawn is 62 years old. 
  • Birth Sign: He has a birth sign of Pisces. 
  • Hair Color: He has a blonde hair color.
  • Eyes Color: His eyes are dark brown in color.
  • Height: He stands 5 feet 10 inches tall.

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