Matthew Smith Biography
Matthew Smith is an Emmy award-winning American reporter and anchor working for FOX 13 in Seattle, Washington. He joined the station in November 2021. Previously he worked at KIRO-TV 9 in Seattle, Washington.
Matthew Smith Date of Birth / Birthday
Smith is 35 years old as of 2022. He was born on July 9, 1987, in Michigan, United States. Smith celebrates his birthday on the 9 th of July every year.
Matthew Smith Measurements/Height
He is of an average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Matthew Smith Partner/ Wife
Smith is married to his better half Jen. The two got married in 2020 in Anacortes. They have grown with the addition of a foster son since then. The family resides in Seattle together with their two cats, Moo and Paws. During their free time as a family, they like exploring Washington, kayaking, and hiking.
Matthew Smith Kids/Children
Smith and Jen are proud parents of their foster son but he has not shared his name. His son loves to be outdoors 24/7. Smith likes taking him outside to play.
Matthew Smith Relatives/ Family
Smith was born and raised in Michigan. He manages to keep information regarding his parents away from the limelight. Additionally, he shares no information regarding whether or not he has any siblings. We will update this information once it’s available to the public.
Matthew Smith Schooling/Education
Smith joined the University of Michigan in Flint in 2005. Prior to that, he graduated from High School in his hometown where he earned his Diploma in General Education. After completing his studies at the University of Michigan, he acquired a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Media Studies in 2008.
Matthew Smith Profession
Smith is an Emmy award-winning reporter and anchor at FOX 13 in Seattle, Washington. His love and passion for journalism at a very young age. At 17, he interned at a TV station and by 18 he filed his first on-air report. Growing up in Michigan, he used to call Washington his “chosen” home. His career continued to grow and he has worked in places like West Virginia, Texas, Nebraska, and Michigan.
He likes talking about the environment as well as climate as a self-professed nerd. He was named Metcalf Fellow through the University of Rhode Island in 2021. Smith has focused on salmon recovery, air quality concerns in Washington, the increase in PFAS/PFOA contaminations, and the Flint water crisis. He says that stories he finds in his own community are his favorite. In addition to that, he has appeared on national news programs to report on wildfires and hurricanes.
Apart from his career in journalism, he also being involved and active in the community. During his leisure time, he likes reading books, watching movies, and crafting beer. In addition to that, he gives up many of his hobbies while training for a marathon. Smith has run several marathons and he is always trying to improve his time. He was dubbed once the burrito king of West Virginia after completing a number of eating competitions.
Matthew Smith Income
Smith receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.
Matthew Smith Net Worth
Through Smith‘s career as a reporter and anchor, he has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1 Million and $1.5 Million.
His great work on-camera and behind it has been seen and he has received several awards and honors. After the first COVID-19 vaccines arrived in the state of Washington, he was awarded back-to-back Emmys as Michigan’s top reporter, and a third for his work on the anchor desk.
Matthew Smith Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Smith is active on his social media accounts. He has about 15K followers on his Facebook Page, about 5,705 followers on his Twitter account, and around 900 followers on his Instagram account.