21 Facts About Abby Huntsman


Abigail Haight Huntsman was born on May 1,1986 and is an American journalist and television personality.


Abby Huntsman co-hosted the ABC talk show The View from September 2018 to January 2020.


Abby Huntsman was raised in Utah but spent many years residing in Asia, including Taiwan and Singapore.


Abby Huntsman attended the University of Utah for her freshman year of college while her father was running for governor.


Abby Huntsman transferred to the University of Pennsylvania where she graduated in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and communications.


At age 16, Abby Huntsman worked a behind-the-scenes position at Good Morning America.


Abby Huntsman later became a host and producer for HuffPost Live, the Huffington Posts streaming network.


Abby Huntsman worked on her father's 2012 presidential campaign as a media advisor and surrogate, during which she and her sisters were profiled by The New Yorker, GQ, and BuzzFeed.


Abby Huntsman simultaneously appeared as a political commentator for ABC News in Washington, DC and Good Morning America in New York City.


In October 2012, Abby Huntsman was profiled in ABC News's "Five Questions", a part of This Week with George Stephanopoulos.


Abby Huntsman was the second replacement host to join the show, after Ari Melber.


Abby Huntsman sought to bring conservative views to the program, denying that her relation to the Huntsman family had anything to do with her acquiring the position since she, in her own words, "went through the same audition process as everybody else", against a field she recalled featuring hundreds of candidates.


MSNBC canceled The Cycle in July 2015, and as a result, Abby Huntsman left the network.


In October 2015, Abby Huntsman joined Fox News Channel as a general assignment reporter.


Abby Huntsman covered the news of the day across the network's daytime and primetime programming.


Abby Huntsman made her final appearance as a co-host of the program on August 12,2018.


Abby Huntsman then joined the long-running ABC talk show The View as a co-host alongside Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sunny Hostin, and Meghan McCain, debuting on the 22nd-season premiere on September 4,2018.


Abby Huntsman received a Daytime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host alongside her co-hosts in 2019.


Abby Huntsman announced in January 2020 that she was departing The View after two seasons 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.


Abby Huntsman married her college boyfriend, Jeffrey Bruce Livingston, in 2010.


Abby Huntsman is no longer an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.