Over the weekend, there was plenty of speculation that Pres. Donald Trump was considering firing his current press secretary Sean Spicer and replacing him with somebody else. The person who would be is expected to fill that role would be Spicer’s deputy, Sarah Huckabee Sanders. However there have been many rumors swirling that Sanders is not the person that Trump is considering. Instead he is considering Fox News anchor Kimberly Guilfoyle.
Kimberly Guilfoyle has had a long career in politics and law, from being the first lady of San Francisco to being a prominent host on Fox. So how much is she worth?
Kimberly Guilfoyle graduated from UC Davis and receiving her JD from University of San Francisco law school. During that time she also worked as a model, even doing some Victoria’s Secret lingerie work.
After graduating, Guilfoyle became a prosecutor in San Francisco, and then worked as a DA in Los Angeles. She returned to San Francisco later, becoming a DA there, and even — according to her candidate information — joining La Raza Lawyers Association.
Around that time, Guilfoyle married San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, who was well known for his looks and charisma.
Since then, Guilfoyle has mostly focused on her TV career, doing shows for Fox news which include the lineup, the five, the O’Reilly factor, and guest hosting on shows like Hannity, on the record, and Fox and friends.
Guilfoyle has also written a book.
There has been much speculation that Kimberly Guilfoyle was in the running to be Press Secretary of the United States under Donald Trump. While no official announcement has been made, Donald Trump has been unhappy with his current press secretary – and his press team in general – and he has generally shown an affinity for Guilfoyle .
The New York Times is reporting that Trump has floated Kimberly Guilfoyle’s name for the job multiple times. In fact, she was rightly reported to have been offered the job earlier – before Spicer – but turned it down. This claim is supported by a statement made by Fox news is Bob Beckel.
However, this time it appears more likely that Guilfoyle may take the position and become Press Secretary.
In 2006, Guilfoyle married a furniture heir named Eric Villency. Villency’s furniture conglomerate owns many businesses, valued at hundreds of millions of dollars. Guilfoyle and Villency divorced in 2009, but during their marriage, they had a child.
From that marriage, Guilfoyle is likely to have received a large divorce settlement.
So what is Kimberly Guilfoyle net worth in 2018? Although she started off as a public servant earning very little money, she has signed very large contracts with Fox news, and has earned money from her other ventures, including a book. On their own, Guilfoyle’s ventures have likely earned her $5-10 million.
However, with the addition of a divorce settlement from an extremely wealthy furniture heir, Guilfoyle’s net worth is likely to be far higher.
Based on our research, we estimate Kimberly Guilfoyle net worth at $10-25 million in 2018.
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