Who is Abby Huntsman?
Abby Huntsman is an American journalist and television personality. Huntsman rose to popularity as an MSNBC and NBC News anchor.
She then worked as a general assignment correspondent for Fox News Channel before becoming a co-host of Fox & Friends Weekend. From September 2018 until January 2020, Huntsman co-hosted the ABC chat show The View.
Abby Huntsman Age, Birthday
Abby is 35 years old. She was born on May 1, 1986, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Livingston celebrates her birthday on the 1st of May every year.
Height and Weight
Huntsman stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches with a moderate weight.
Abby Huntsman Parents, Siblings
Abby is the daughter of Jon Huntsman Jr. and Mary Kaye Huntsman. Her father is the former Utah Governor. Her grandfather is Jon Huntsman Sr. She has five siblings namely Mary Anne Huntsman, Gracie Mei Huntsman, Elizabeth Huntsman, Jon Huntsman III, and William Huntsman.
Abby Huntsman Education
Huntsman graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and communications. She also studied at the University of Pennsylvania.
Abby Huntsman Husband and Married
Huntsman is married to her lovely husband Jeffrey Bruce Livingston. They began dating while they were still in college. In their marriage, Abby and her husband have been blessed with three children; a son and two daughters.
Abby Huntsman Wedding
Huntsman and Jeffrey held their wedding on 28 August 2010, in a wonderful ceremony attended by their family and friends.
Abby Huntsman Twins, Children
Huntsman and her husband welcomed their twins Ruby Kate and William Jeffrey in 2019. Huntsman revealed that;
“Ruby is a sweet, very calm baby. William is 5 lbs., 4 oz., and came into the world wide-eyed and ready to raise havoc,” she said. “Both babies are long like their parents — 19 inches.”
Their first child Isabel Grace Livingstone was born in 2017.
Abby Huntsman Leaving The View
Huntsman debuted as a co-host on the long-running ABC talk show The View on September 4, 2018, alongside Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sunny Hostin, and Meghan McCain. In 2019, she and her co-hosts were nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host.
Huntsman announced her departure from The View after two seasons in January 2020 to become a senior advisor to her father’s 2020 Utah gubernatorial election campaign; she made her final appearance as a co-host on the January 17 episode. Her father lost the Republican gubernatorial primary in Utah in 2020.
Abby Huntsman FOX
Huntsman joined Fox News Channel as a general assignment reporter in October 2015. She reported on the day’s news across the network’s daytime and primetime programming.
In December 2016, she has named the new co-host of Fox & Friends Weekend. On August 12, 2018, she made her final appearance as a co-host of the show.
Abby Huntsman MSNBC
She attempted to bring conservative perspectives to the program while also denying that her relationship with the Huntsman family had anything to do with her getting the job because she, in her own words, “went through the same audition process like everybody else” against a field of hundreds of candidates. MSNBC canceled The Cycle in July 2015, and Huntsman left the network as a result.
Abby Huntsman Net Worth
Huntsman receives an annual salary of $500k as a journalist. She has an estimated net worth of $20 million.
Abby Huntsman Career
At the age of 16, Huntsman worked behind the scenes at Good Morning America. According to her, she despised it so much that she considered quitting television “forever.” Huntsman interned for Diane Sawyer while attending the University of Pennsylvania.
Huntsman was so taken with Sawyer’s portrayal of herself and manner of presenting news that she later said, “I always think of her as someone that I hope I can try to be like.”
She later worked as a host and producer for HuffPost Live, the streaming network of the Huffington Post. She had also appeared frequently on CNN.
Huntsman served as a media advisor and surrogate for her father’s 2012 presidential campaign, during which she and her sisters were profiled in The New Yorker, GQ, and BuzzFeed.
She appeared as a political commentator for ABC News in Washington, D.C., and Good Morning America in New York City at the same time.
Abby was profiled in ABC News’ “Five Questions,” a segment of This Week with George Stephanopoulos, in October 2012. In August 2012, she was interviewed on Rock Center by Brian Williams about Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign and her own relationship with the Mormon faith. She previously worked at the international public relations firm Burson-Marsteller.
Huntsman Short Bio
- Full name: Abigail Haight Huntsman
- Age: 35 years old
- Date of Birth: May 1, 1986
- Height: 5 feet 6 inches
- Weight: To be updated
- Parents: Jon Huntsman Jr. and Mary Kaye Huntsman
- Siblings: Mary Anne Huntsman, Gracie Mei Huntsman, Elizabeth Huntsman, Jon Huntsman III, and William Huntsman
- Husband: Jeffrey Livingston
- Children: Isabel Grace Livingstone, Ruby Kate, and William Jeffrey
- Education: East High School, University of Utah, University of Pennsylvania
- Occupation: Journalist
- Salary: $500 k
- Net Worth: $20 million