Shannon Bream is a renowned American journalist and attorney. She participated in several high-profile beauty pageants and won some, including the 1990 Miss Virginia title. Shannon has an outstanding journalism career at Fox News, even though she never studied journalism.
Besides her flourishing TV career, Shannon Bream is an author and works as a public speaker in her husband's company. Her books have been featured on the New York Times bestseller list severally. Find out how the attorney became one of Fox News' top news anchors.
|Birth name||Shannon Noelle DePuy|
|Date of birth||December 23, 1970|
|Age||52 years old (as of June 2023)|
|Place of birth||Tallahassee, Florida, United States|
|Current residence||Washington, DC|
|Height||5'7" (170 cm)|
|Weight||125 lbs (57 kg)|
|Body measurements||38-27-37 inches (96-68-93 cm)|
|University||Liberty University, Florida State University|
|Profession||Journalist, lawyer, public speaker, author, former beauty pageant contestant|
|Net worth||$10 million|
Shannon Bream's biography
Shannon is the only daughter of Marie Norris (mother) and Ed DePuy (father). Marie was a teacher, while DePuy was a Leon County Commissioner. The couple raised their girl in Tallahassee, Florida.
The TV star's brother is a former Navy pilot, and they hail from a humble background. For instance, Shannon would help her mother renovate their house by using a scraper to remove paint from window panes.
How old is Shannon Bream?
Shannon Bream's age is 52 years as of June 2023. She was born in Sanford, Florida, USA, on December 23, 1970, as Shannon Noelle DePuy.
Noelle attended a local primary school in her hometown, Tallahassee, Florida. She graduated from North Florida Christian High School in Tallahassee in 1988.
The lady joined Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, and won the school's Miss Virginia beauty pageant title in 1990.
Shannon also participated in the 1991 Miss America pageant and won a scholarship award for being among the top 10 finalists.
She graduated from Liberty University in 1993 with a Bachelor's degree in Business Management and returned to Tallahassee to attend law school at Florida State University.
Was Shannon Bream Miss America 1995?
She won the 1995 Miss Florida USA pageant and was fourth in the Miss USA 1995 pageant while studying at law school. After graduating from Florida State University College of Law in 1996, Noelle moved to Tampa, Florida, to kick off her law career.
Noelle interned with Bill McCollum, Florida Congressman, in the US House of Representatives after getting her law degree, mainly working on sexual harassment cases.
She would practice law during the day and interned at WFTS (ABC affiliate) in Tampa, Florida, at night whenever she could. She started at the bottom rung, making coffee and handling phone calls, but lost the job.
What happened to Shannon Bream?
She said the boss who fired her would harshly criticize her performance, which helped her grow career-wise. The lady later dropped the legal profession for a full-time TV career in the early 2000s. Furthermore, her passion for current events and telling stories enabled her to land opportunities.
Noelle moved to Charlotte, North Carolina, in 2001 to work as an evening and late-night news reporter for WBTV (CBS affiliate) in Charlotte, NC. She later joined WRC-TV (NBC affiliate) in Washington, DC, in 2004 after working at WBTV for three years.
Shannon Bream's Fox News career
Noelle met Brit Hume while at WRC-TV. Brit was the managing editor of the Fox News Channel's Washington bureau then. He encouraged Shannon to apply for a job at Fox.
The lady submitted audition tapes to Fox News and landed a job at the network's Washington, DC, bureau in November 2007. Fox assigned her to report the Supreme Court hearing of the US military prison detainees in Guantanamo Bay in 2008.
Noelle covered the proposition of California for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in 2012 and the Supreme Court judgment on the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) in 2013.
She reported the Supreme Court ruling on same-gender marriage right from Capitol Hill in 2015. The journalist also brought live coverage of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland and the US Presidential Election.
Shannon hosted the Fox News @Night with Shannon Bream. It is Fox's first late-night weekday show. The show is currently hosted by Trace Gallagher, who was named permanent host of the program in September of 2022.
Bream departed to be the anchor of Fox News Sunday. In 2022, she covered the landmark Supreme Court decision in June that overturned Roe v. Wade, the retirement announcement of Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, and more.
Shannon Bream's books
The lady is also among the best-selling American authors. She released Finding the Bright Side: The Art of Chasing What Matters in May 2019. The book is based on Shannon's life experiences and the lessons she acquired while striving to reach the top.
Besides being Fox's Chief Legal Correspondent, Noelle hosts the Livin’ the Bream podcast on FOX News Radio (FNR). She tells inspirational stories, personal anecdotes, and an insider's perspective on the high court's actions and rulings.
She also established FOX News Books (the publishing imprint of FOX News Media). Her debut title at Fox, The Women of the Bible Speak: The Wisdom of 16 Women and Their Lessons for Today, was the 13th bestselling book in adult nonfiction in 2021.
The book also spent 15 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. Shannon released Mothers and Daughters of the Bible Speak in March 2022.
The book revolves around inspiring stories of the women of faith mentioned in the Bible. It was number one on the New York Times bestseller list and sold 200,000 copies within the first five weeks.
Who is Shannon Bream's husband?
Shannon met her spouse, Sheldon Bream, at Liberty College, and they toed the knot shortly after graduation. Sheldon graduated from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, in 1993, with a bachelor's degree in Sports Management and Business.
The TV star revealed that her husband is a brain tumour survivor. Sheldon was diagnosed at age 24. They were engaged when he underwent nine hours of surgery to remove the tumour. The couple celebrates his recovery at a Pizza Hut.
Shannon Bream's husband worked for the Washington Speakers Bureau as Director of Bureau Relations for over 13 years. He established Bream Speaker Management LLC in Arlington, Virginia, in 2018.
The company connects keynote speakers, including Fox News Contributors, to events. Some of the firm's speakers are his wife, Shannon, radio host Lawrence B. Jones, retired Major General Vinny Boles, and Fox News contributors Jason Chaffetz and Richard Fowler.
Who are Shannon Bream's children? The couple does not have a child but has a dog named Jasper.
What disease does Shannon Bream have?
Shannon has a genetic condition called Map-Dot-Fingerprint Dystrophy. She wore glasses in elementary school and started wearing contacts in middle school. However, the overwhelming symptoms of dry eyes worsened in adulthood and affected Shannon's sleep.
The cornea's surface would adhere to her eyelid when sleeping and then rip away when her eyeball moves. As a result, the lady would feel like someone was stabbing her eyes when she woke up. Shannon eventually had surgery and says she is 95% better today.
Where is Shannon Bream going?
The journalist has not left Fox News Channel. Instead, the network moved her from Fox News @ Night to Fox News Sunday.
What time is Shannon Bream on TV? You can watch her on Fox News Sunday at 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. The show includes "takes on the week's hot political topics" as well as interviews with some of the biggest political newsmakers from the previous week.
What is Shannon Bream's net worth?
Shannon Bream from Fox News is worth around $10 million. The lady is among the highest-paid media personalities in the US. Shannon Bream's salary at Fox is around $3 million per annum.
How tall is Shannon Bream?
Shannon Bream's height is 5 feet 7 inches 170 cm). She weighs about 57 kg (125 lb) and has blue eyes and blonde hair. In addition, Shannon Bream's measurements are around 38-27-37 inches (Bust-Waist-Hips).
Here are interesting facts about Shannon Bream.
- Shannon and her husband, Sheldon, enjoy travelling, fly fishing, and college football.
- The couple loves going to Scott's Run with their dog because it is a great park for hiking.
- Sheldon and Shannon usually go to Trummer's in Clifton, a fantastic restaurant in a beautiful little town in Virginia.
- Shannon is trained as a classical pianist.
Shannon Bream believes in being comfortable in her skin. She loves the pressure that comes with journalism, including having bad hair days during live Fox conventions, hoping people ignore her hair and listen to her.
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