Kimberly Guilfoyle Net Worth 2019, Biography, Early Life, Education, Career and Achievement
Kimberly Guilfoyle Net Worth – Kimberly Guilfoyle is an American news personality who is currently co-hosting The Five on Fox.
Before getting involved with the television, Kimberly was a prosecuting attorney in San Francisco and Los Angeles. She served as an assistant District Attorney in San Francisco from 2000 until 2004.
She is also popular as the former wife of California politician Gavin Newsom and First Lady of San Francisco during Newsom’s first two years as mayor of the city.
Early Life, Family and Education:
Guilfoyle was born March 9, 1969, in San Francisco to a Puerto Rican mother and an Irish father.
Her father, Anthony Guilfoyle was born in Ennis, County Clare, Ireland, and came to the U.S. at the age of 20. Served 4 years in the US Army before he took up a job in the construction trades. He later became a real estate investor and a close advisor to Mayor Newsom.
Until his death in 2008. Tony has Known as the “Godfather” in inner political circles his mantra was “For The People”.
Guilfoyle’s mother, Mercedes, taught special education and died of leukemia when Guilfoyle was eleven.
Speaking of her mother in an interview Guilfoyle said: “My mother was just everything to me, I loved her so much, I always wanted to be around her. I loved how I saw people react to her. She was a warm woman who worked in education with people with emotional challenges. I got my sense of giving back and how when you have many blessings, pay it forward.”
Kim grew up in the Mission District and Westlake and went to Mercy High School.Guilfoyle bagged magna cum laude (Latin honors) from the University of California, Davis, and received her Juris Doctor (J.D.) from the University of San Francisco School of Law in 1994.
While in law school, she interned at the San Francisco district attorney’s office.
She also studied at Trinity College, Dublin in Ireland. While there, she published research in international children’s rights and European Economic Community law.
Kimberly Guilfoyle’s personal life is filled with controversies. She has been married twice and has a son from her marriage.
Guilfoyle is currently single after being divorced from her second husband Eric Villency, furniture heir. The couple got married on May 27, 2006, in Barbados. She gave birth to their first child, a son, Ronan Anthony, on October 4, 2006. They announced that they were separating in June 2009. Their divorce was finalized later that year.
She was married to her first husband Gavin Newsom, then a city supervisor of San Francisco, in 2001. Newsom was elected as a mayor of San Francisco in 2003. She went by the name Kimberly Guilfoyle Newsom, while married to Newsom.
Kimberly Guilfoyle filed for the divorce from Newsom in January 2005, citing the strain of a bi-coastal marriage. Their divorce was finalized on February 28, 2006.
Kimberly Guilfoyle also dated Donald Trump Jr. in 2018. The news leaked that the two were dating after they attended an event together in May 2018. Trump was his wife Vanessa Trump at the time. Guilfoyle had been friends with the couple and the Trump Family for years.
Career and Net Worth:
Having made name for herself during her working days as a deputy district attorney, Kimberly Guilfoyle was widely recognizable among the American people. Her fame rose, once she married Gavin Newsom which later made her the first lady of San Francisco.
She has also worked as a legal analyst on Anderson Cooper 360. She is currently 47 years old and lives with her ten-year-old son Ronan Anthony. As of 2008, she is a member of La Raza Lawyers Association.
She also released an autobiographical book in 2015 titled ‘Making the Case: How to Be Your Own Best Advocate’.
Her net worth is $ 5 million and her salary is $ 840,000.