Emily Compagno is a 44-year-old American attorney and TV presenter who joined FOX News in December 2018.
She is popularly known for hosting “FOX News Audio’s The FOX True Crime Podcast With Emily Compagno.” Additionally, she serves as a co-host for another FOX News program “Outnumbered.”
It might interest you to know that before her stint as a TV presenter, Emily served as the captain of the Oakland Raiders cheerleading team called “Las Vegas Raiderettes” in the National Football League (NFL).
Emily Compagno Net Worth
Emily Compagno has earned a significant income from her dual career in journalism and as an attorney.
On average, attorneys make between $110,000 to $200,000 annually, while journalists typically earn between $58,000 to $110,000 according to Glassdoor.
Reports on Emily Compagno’s net worth vary, with some sources estimating it to be $10 million, and others at $5 million. However, Briefly News suggests her net worth is around $1.5 million.
|Emily Rose Compagno
|44 years old
|November 9, 1979
|TV Presenter, Attorney, and Former Cheerleader
|Father: John Compagno
Mother: Katherine Bertsch Compagno
Emily Compagno Biography
Emily Rose Compagno was born in Oakland, California, USA, on November 9, 1979. She is the daughter of John Compagno and Katherine Bertsch Compagno.
Her dad “John” who is of Italian ancestry once served as the director of the blood bank in Oakland, California. On the other hand, Emily’s mom “Katherine” is of English, Bohemian and German ancestry.
Still on Emily’s family background, she has two sisters who she grew up with in El Cerrito, California. Her sisters’ names are Natalie Compagno and Julietta Compagno Skoog.
Emily Compagno earned her Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in political science from the University of Washington.
During her time there, she received recognition for her achievements with the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps Cadet of the Quarter Award.
Later, in 2006, she successfully completed her Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from the University of San Francisco School of Law.
During her law school years, Emily served as the president of the Federalist Society and also held the position of articles editor for the Intellectual Property Bulletin.
Who is Emily Compagno’s Husband?
Emily Compagno’s husband is Peter Riley. The couple is said to have started dating back in their college days.
Emily’s husband Peter Riley is a real estate agent who previously worked as a data analyst.
Their wedding took place at the family villa in Villa Cimbrone, Italy on September 13, 2017. For the time being, they have been no mention of their children.
Emily Compagno currently co-hosts ‘Outnumbered’ on FOX News Channel, a position she took on after joining the network as a contributor in December 2018.
Beyond her role at FNC, she also serves as the host of FOX News Audio’s The FOX True Crime Podcast With Emily Compagno.
In this podcast, she covers stories about survival, solved and unsolved murders, America’s most wanted killers, missing persons, and celebrity crime trials.
In addition to her media roles, Compagno is an attorney with a career in law spanning since 2006.
She previously held significant roles, including federal managing attorney and Acting Director at the Social Security Administration, one of the largest U.S. agencies. In California, she practiced criminal defense and civil litigation.
Throughout her federal government career, Compagno tackled a diverse range of issues, including fraud, regulatory matters, administrative and agency affairs, budget and efficiency, contracts, labor and employment, and bargaining unit/union matters.
Her expertise in criminal law covers white-collar crimes and juvenile issues. Compagno’s legal experience includes serving as a Senior Judge Judicial Extern for the late Hon. John T. Noonan at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Additionally, she held legal positions in Cape Town, South Africa, and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Emily Compagno stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (169 cm) and weighs 121 pounds (55 kgs). She has hazel eyes and dark brown hair.