Kimberly Guilfoyle currently serves as co-host of FOX News Channel's (FNC) The Five (weekdays 9-10PM/ET). She joined FNC in 2006 as a legal analyst.
On "The Five," Guilfoyle is part of a roundtable ensemble of FOX personalities who discuss, debate and even debunk the hot news stories, controversies and issues of the day. On "Outnumbered," Guilfoyle is part of a panel of four female panelists and one rotating male that tackles top headlines from all angles and perspectives. Additionally, she appears regularly on "Hannity" and other programs. Since 2009, Guilfoyle has both contributed to and most recently hosted FNC's New Year's Eve special, "All-American New Year" live from Times Square in New York City.
Prior to FNC, Guilfoyle served as a legal analyst for ABC News and was featured regularly on ABC's "Good Morning America." She has covered major legal cases, including those involving O.J. Simpson, Scott Peterson, JonBenet Ramsey, Natalee Holloway, Kobe Bryant and Michael Jackson.
Before a career in broadcast television, she served as an assistant district attorney at the San Francisco and Los Angeles District Attorney's Offices. As managing attorney of the trial division in San Francisco, she was co-prosecutor in the case "People v. Noel and Knoller," a second-degree murder trial involving a dog mauling, which received national and international attention and was chronicled on NBC's "Dateline," A&E's "American Justice," and, most recently, on Animal Planet's "Animal Witness." She also served as former First Lady of San Francisco in 2003.
Author of national best seller Making the Case: How to Be Your Own Best Advocate, Guilfoyle has also been the recipient of many awards, including The Esophageal Cancer Education Foundation "ECEF Shinning the Light Recognition Award," "Outstanding Woman of the Year" from the City of San Francisco and "Prosecutor of the Month" as deputy district attorney in Los Angeles. In 2005, Guilfoyle was named USO Entertainer of the Year and in 2004, she had a movie role as a public defender opposite Emmy Award winning actor Ed Asner in Happily Even After. She has also been awarded with a "Special Civil Rights Award" by New York City.
Guilfoyle is a magna cum laude graduate of University of California, Davis. She later attended the University of San Francisco School of Law and Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland, where she studied and published research on international children's rights and European Economic Community law. Presently, she serves on the board of The Esophageal Cancer Education Foundation and sits on the Children's Council of The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. She is a recipient of the 2015 Heritage of Hope award. In 2012, Guilfoyle was honored with the "Strength of our Society Award" for her contributions to children advocacy. She resides in New York City with her son, Ronan Anthony Villency.