Abby Huntsman is an American journalist and television talk show host. She had been recognized for hosting different shows on MSNBC and NBC News. From 2015 to 2018, she worked as the co-host of Fox & Friends Weekend and a general assignment reporter. She left to co-host ABC’s The View from 2018 to 2020. For which she received a Daytime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host alongside her co-hosts in 2019.
She left the show The View in January 2020 to support her father’s 2020 Utah gubernatorial election campaign. In addition to that, she is recognized as the daughter of political personality Jon Huntsman and activist Mary Kaye Huntsman. Let us scroll over to read more information on the popular journalist.
Caption: The American journalist, Abby Huntsman.
Abby Huntsman: Bio, Family, Career
The journalist was born on 1 May 1986 as Abigail Haight Huntsman, under the zodiac sign, Taurus. She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania while growing up in Utah. However, she had spent most of her years living in Asia, including Taiwan and Singapore. Further, she is the daughter of an American businessman, diplomat, political personality, Jon Huntsman Jr. while her mother is an American activist.
She has four siblings: Gracie Huntsman, Elizabeth Huntsman, Jon Huntsman III, and William Huntsman. For her education, she had graduated high school from her East High School. Following that, she joined the University of Utah and then transferred to the University of Pennsylvania. From the latter, she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and communications in 2008. During her university year, she has interned for journalist, Diane Sawyer.
She started her journalist career from the young age of 16 initially working behind-the-scenes positions at Good Morning America. After some years, she worked with HuffPost Live as a host and producer. She then became a media advisor and surrogate during her father’s 2012 presidential campaign. At the same time, she appeared as a political commentator for Washington, D.C.-based ABC News.
She was the second replacement host after Ari Melber following the departure of S.E. Cupp in MSNBC’s The Cycle in July 2013. In 2015, he left the network after the cancellation of the show. In the same year, she joined Fox News Channel as a general assignment reporter. She began to host the Fox & Friends Weekend in December 2016 and made her final appearance on 12 August 2018. Then she co-hosted the ABC talk show The View from September 2018 and left the show after two seasons. She left the show to become a senior advisor to her father’s 2020 Utah gubernatorial election campaign.
Abby Huntsman: Personal Life & Husband
Many of you must be wondering about her relationship status. Well, she is a happily married woman. Further, she tied a knot to her college sweetheart Jeffrey Bruce Livingston in 2010. Additionally, her husband is an American businessman, business Analyst, and financier.
Apart from that, Jeffrey had also worked with his wife to help his father-in-law’s presidential campaign in 2012. Moreover, The duo first met when they were studying at the University of Pennsylvania and soon started dating. After two years of graduating, they had exchanged vows in Washington DC’s National Cathedral with an Episcopal priest. The couple has welcomed three children: two daughters and a son. She lives with her family in Greenwich, Connecticut.
Caption: Abby Huntsman and her husband Jeffrey.
Abby Huntsman: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
She surely maintains a good income from Fox News Channel where she serves as a general assignment reporter. Also, she hosts other programs for the channel. From her decade-long career as a news reporter, she has collected a hefty amount. Therefore, she has an estimated net worth of around $20 million. Also, she comes from a wealthy family.
She is highly active over different social media platforms with verified accounts. On Instagram, she has an account @huntsmanabby with 126k followers. She has a Twitter account @HuntsmanAbby with 152.9k followers. Also, she goes by the verified Facebook account with 23k followers.
Abby Huntsman: Body Measurements
The beautiful reporter has a slim and attractive body that has unknown body measurements of chest, waist, and hips. Her body stands to a height of 5 feet 5½ inches or 1.66 meters and weighs 56 kg. She has brown eyes color as well as the same hair color.