Emily Compagno has had quite a career. She is a former cheerleader who made a name for herself as a sports business and legal analyst. Currently employed at the Fox Network, Emily also worked as a defense attorney back in the day. Even though she rose to fame following her appearances in the Fox network, Emily also works as a private lawyer. In her years as a TV host, Emily has made successful appearances in several programs including Fox And Friends, The Greg Gutfeld Show, The Five, and Outnumbered. In this article, we take a closer look at the wiki-bio of Emily Compagno.
Emily Rose Compagno
Date of birth
November 9, 1979
Place of birth
Oakland, California, U.S.
Italian, English, Bohemian, and Baden-Wurttemberg descent
Peter Riley (September 14, 2017)
Katherine and John Compagno
Natalie Compagno and Julietta Compagno Skoog
B.A. in Political Science from the University of Washington; J.D. from the University of San Francisco School of Law
Attorney, TV host, and former NFL cheerleader
Co-host of Outnumbered on Fox News Channel (FNC)
Gutfeld!, The Five, Crimes That Changed America, The FOX True Crime Podcast with Emily Compagno
Criminal defense attorney, federal managing attorney and Acting Director at the Social Security Administration, Senior Judge Judicial Extern for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Held legal positions in Cape Town, South Africa and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Captain of the Oakland Raiders cheerleading squad, the Raiderettes; NFL Ambassador in China; USO tour in Iraq and Kuwait
Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps’ Cadet of the Quarter Award; Federalist Society President; Intellectual Property Law Bulletin Articles Editor
Controversy and rumors
She hasn’t faced any big controversy and rumors yet.
Emily Compagno was born on the 9th of November 1979 in Oak Knolly, California. Born and raised in Oak Knolly, Emily shares an Italian descent. Emily comes from a family of fighters. Her great-grandfather served the US Army during WWI and WWII. Both her grandfather and father spent time in the army. On the other end, her mother is a cancer survivor. Emily spent much of her early childhood with her sisters, Natalie Compagno and Julietta Compagno Skoog. Julietta serves as the co-owner of the Sproutable website while Natalie travels around the world and works for Travel Publications.
After finishing her high-school, Emily enrolled at the University of Washington. After graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Law, Emily decided to continue her education at the University of San Francisco. She obtained her J.D. Degree in 2006 and also worked as an intern for the US Circuit Judge John T. Noonan Jr.
Emily began life as a lawyer as a criminal defense attorney operating near San Fransico. She later switched over to the position of a Civil Litigator which led her to the position of a general attorney for the Social Security Administration in Phoenix, Arizona in 2010. After a two year stint, Emily moved to Oakland, California. Another two years and Emily was sent to San Francisco, California. Currently, Emily serves as the on-air sports business and legal analyst at the FOX Network.
Making it out as a cheerleader
Growing up Emily had a passion for cheerleading and wanted to be one. She started dancing from 3-years of age and later joined the Oakland Raiderettes. This was back in 2007 when Emily was also busy practicing Law. Her amazing talent and dedication on the field were admired by her peers which led her to the position of Captain for the cheerleading squad. In due time, Emily was also selected to represent the NFL in China. She was one of the four girls who were sent to China in the time. In the years that followed, Emily was chosen as a part of the NFL military tour to Kuwait and Iraq.
Emily Compagno has earned a net worth of around $1.5 million. She has multiple sources of income, such as her work as an attorney, a sports analyst, and a television personality. She currently works for Fox News Channel as a contributor and co-host of several shows. She also has experience as a former NFL cheerleader. She is well-known for her legal and sports business expertise and her charismatic presence on the screen.
Emily Compagno is currently married to Peter Riley. The pair got married on the 14th of September 2017. The reception was held at Ravello, Italy. Emily took to Instagram to announce the happy occasion. There are little details about Riley and his work-life. The pair are yet to disclose news about any children.