Kim Ann Guilfoyle was born on March 9, 1969 in San Francisco. Her parents were Mercedes and Tony Guilfoyle. She is of Puerto Rican and an Irish descent. She was raised in the Mission District and Westlake. She has a very hard childhood, when her mother died of leukemia. Her father served as a real estate investor. She attended the Mercy High School. Later she enrolled in the University of California, Davis. She continued her education and got the Juris Doctor degree from University of San Francisco School of Law in the 1994. During that time she additionally served for district attorney's office in San Francisco. She also tried herself as a model. Kim spent some time in Ireland, while she studied at the Trinity College in Dublin.
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After law school, she served as a prosecutor in San Francisco. In the 1996 she lost her position because of Terence Hallinan, who fired her as well as thirteen of the city's prosecutors. Afterwards, she worked about four years as a Deputy District Attorney. She mostly worked with the cases of domestic violence, kidnapping and sexual assault. During that time she also received a few awards at the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office. She was re-hired by Hallinan in the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office in the 2000. Along with a lead prosecutor James Hammer during her work as an Assistant District Attorney she earned a conviction in the 2002 case People v. Noel and Knoller. In the 2004 she decided to move to the New York City and soon after that she became a TV host for “Both Sides”, which was located on the Court TV. Later she served as a legal analyst on Anderson Cooper 360°.
In the2006 he joined Fox News Channel. She became a member of La Raza Lawyers Association in the 2008. In the 2011 she became a co-host of “The Five”. In the 2014, she got another job and started co-hosting Outnumbered regularly. Additionally, she served forThe O'Reilly Factor's show with a recurring segment "Is it Legal?". During her experienced period on television, she has made her guest appearances in such programs like Hannity, On the Record, Justice with Judge Jeanine, and Fox and Friends. She appears nightly on The Five since this spring.Currently, she is the administration's White House Press Secretary. She was chosen by President Donald Trump.
She was married twice. In the 2001 she married to Gavin Newsom. He served as mayor of San Francisco sine 2003 till 2011. The couple got to divorce in the 2005. The next year Kim married again. Her second husband is Eric Villency. Kim gave birth to her first child Ronan Anthony in the 2006. Three years later, Kim and Eric announced about their separation and later divorced. She wrote her own book, which was titled “Make the Case – How to be Your Best Advocate” and released in the 2015. Her net worth is $5 million dollars, while her salary is an estimated $840 thousand.
Last Modified: Apr 5, 2020