Know About Jon Scott; Fox News, Wife, Age, Salary, Now

Published Date: 20 Jun, 2019 Updated date: 20 Jun, 2019 By Celebs Podium

The family life of a Fox News anchor Jon Scott is as absolute as his professional career. He has been married with the top executive wife since a long ago and a proud father of four children.

Jon Scott is an American journalist who has been associated with the Fox News Channel for more than two decades. He now anchors FOX Report Weekend, an evening television news program on the network.

Jon Scott Bio; Parents, Education, Height

Jonathan Arthur Scott was born on 7 November 1958 to American parents in Denver, Colorado. Regarding his family, he has a sister named Becky and an older brother, who was an infantryman in the Vietnam War.

Jon with the perfect height pursued his high school education at Denver Lutheran High School. Afterward, he went to the University of Missouri–Columbia and graduated in journalism.

His Career; NBC, Fox News, Salary

At first, Jon was a correspondent for NBC-affiliated KOMU-TV in Columbia, Missouri. Then, joined the ABC-affiliated WPLG-TV, where he worked as the weekday evening news anchor, weekend co-anchor, and reporter. Moreover, he was a reporter for Inside Edition.

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In 1992, Scott joined NBC and became a correspondent for its show, Dateline NBC. Later, he joined the Fox News Channel in 1996 and began to cover several breaking news on the network. As of now, he appears as an anchor of FOX Report Weekend on the network.


Jon Scott joined the Fox News Channel in 1996 (Picture: YouTube)

As the average Fox News anchor salary is $74,000 per year, Jon is likely to receive above the average salary for his experience on the media. The veteran journalist probably enjoys the net worth in millions from the journalism career.

Shares Three Children With Wife

Jon, aged 60 is currently married to his wife Sharon Scott since a long ago. Sharon served as the top executive at NBC News.


Jon Scott shares a throwback picture of his children during the Christmas 2014 (Picture: Jon’s Twitter)

The couple is the parents of four children; two sons and two daughters named Savannah and Sierra. One of his sons is in the army after graduating from the United States Military Academy.

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Some Interesting Facts About Jon Scott

  • Jon was honored during live on-air along with some journalists during the 2019 New Year’s Eve celebration in New York’s Times Square.
  • Scott is a licensed pilot, rated to fly single-engine airplanes.
  • He had undergone rotor cup surgery on his right arm in September 2010.
  • He won an Emmy award for news writing for the NBC program Dateline.
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