Mark Shields Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 17 Jul, 2019
Facts of Mark Shields
Date of Birth: 1937 , May-25
Age: 83 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 6 Inch
Name Mark Shields
Birth Name Mark Stephen Shields
Nick Name Mark
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Weymouth
Ethnicity White
Profession Columnist
Working For PBS News
Net Worth $1 million
Affair with 78 kg
Married Yes
Married to Anne Hudson Shields
Children Amy Hudson Shields
Education University of Notre Dame
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Mark Shields is an American Political columnist and a commenter. He has provided weekly political analysis and commentary for the PBS News Hour, since 1988. Shields currently has David Brooks of The New York Times as his on-screen counterpart.

Early Life And Education

Mark Shields was born on May 25, 1937, in Weymouth, Massachusetts, United States. He grew up in Weymouth, Massachusetts along with family. He graduated with a B.A. in philosophy from the University of Notre Dame in 1959. He belongs to American nationality and holds White America.  

Career

 Mark Shields began his career in politics serving as a congressional aide in Washington, D.C. in 1964. He worked as a manager for numerous Democratic political campaigns across the country. 

In 1979, Mark Shields left politics to work as the editorial staff of The Washington Post newspaper. He became a syndicated columnist and soon began working on radio, offering nightly analyses on the ABC program Look at Today, in 1980.

When Shields joined PBS The News Hour and CNN Capital Gang, he became popular in the early and mid-'80s he succeeded to be a full-time television pundit in 1988. 

Shields has also been a featured election analyst on NBC and CBS, he has covered 12 presidential campaigns and attended 24 national party convention.

Marriage, Wife, And Relationship 

Mark Shields is happily married to Anne Hudson Shields. His wife Anne is a Lawyer and former civil service official at the United States Department of the Interior.

Shield and his wife are blessed with one daughter, Amy, who is a graduate of Duke University and a television producer.

Besides Anne Hudson Shield, there are no rumors of his other affairs, girlfriends or relationships. The couple has been sharing the blissful married life. He currently resides in Chevy Chase, Maryland along with his family. 

Net Worth And Salary 

With a strong background and experience, Mark Shields is one of the well-paid politicians as well as the journalist. Mark Shields' net worth and exact salary figure are not public, but someone as prominent as him most likely has over millions of dollars in net worth. Shields' net worth according to some sources is around $1. 

Mark is a political columnist and commentator. He is paid a good amount of salary. 

Mark Shields' Age And Height

  • Mark Shields' age as of 2019 is 82 years.
  • Height: He is tall in height. 

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