Who’s Emily Compagno Husband Peter Riley? Untold Details on Their Married Life

Emily Compagno is a contributor and legal analyst on the Fox News Channel (FNL). The former attorney also appears as a semi-regular co-host on The Five, the panel talk show. On 9th March 2020, the media personality came with her own show called Crimes That Changed America that airs on Fox Nation.

While talking about her love life, Emily is leading a blissful married life with her account manager husband. Let’s know how the two first came across and their low-key wedding.

Emily Compagno Husband: Happily Married for Three-Year

Despite being the popular media personality, Emily has remained tight-lipped on revealing her private life to the public. In fact, the young lady is secretly enjoying a happy married life with her husband Peter Riley for around three years now.

Emily Compagno and husband Peter Riley are married for around three years.
Emily Compagno and husband Peter Riley.
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Fans literally shocked when Compagno’s marriage news swirled on the web after her sudden announcement on Twitter on 15th September 2017. “I’ve been married one day and my husband leaves his ring in the hotel room,” the TV host wrote on the post.

The image showed the wedding ring of her hubby. It seems the two walked down the aisle in late 2017.

Know About Their First Meeting

The two first came across back in their teenage years. As per sources, Emily and Peter reconnected four years before the two got married. They subsequently started dating and after several years they decided to walk down the aisle.

Also, they both graduated from the University of Washington with the same degree in BA. So, they probably met each other then.

Organized Their Secret Outdoor Wedding in Italy

Emily Compagno and husband Peter Riley exchanged their vows in Villa Cimbrone, Italy. Their outdoor wedding at Tea Room Pavilion was pretty romantic. The solo violinist played in the background while the couple walked down the aisle.

Emily Compagno and Peter Riley saying their vows.
Compagno and husband Riley saying their vows.
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The event was too private as the then soon-to-be husband and wife only went to Southern Europe for their big day. The couple’s beautiful wedding pictures were taken by JOS Studios‘ photographers Jos and Tree WoodSmith.

A day after their nuptials, they went on to visit Amalfi Coast and Positano after booking a private speed boat.

While talking about their wedding dresses, the bride opted for a Firenze gown designed by Suzanne Hanley and Peter wore a custom-tailored Navy Tuxedo with gold cufflinks.

Emily Compagno and Peter Riley looking stunning on their wedding dress.
The couple looking stunning on their wedding dress.
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Emily chooses Italy for the destination wedding because of her family’s heritage.

Husband Peter Riley

Peter Riley has worked as a major account manager for Palo Alto Networks since November 2015. He studied at Seattle Preparatory School (1992-1996). He later enrolled at the University of Washington graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in 2000.

Peter Riley, the husband of Emily Compagno.
Peter Riley, the husband of Emily Compagno.
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A year after his graduation, Peter went on to join House Values, Inc. as an account executive and worked for the company until August 2003.

In September of the year, Riley started a job at Cisco Systems. He initially worked as an associate sales representative. He gradually held several other prestigious positions at the company including Inside Sales Account Manager, Territory Account Manager, and Account Manager. Peter left Cisco after over 12-year of association in late 2015.

Plans for Children

Although the pair have been married for nearly three years, they don’t have any children neither have they shared their plans to become parents yet.

Take Close Look at Emily’s Family Who Was in Military Service

Emily Compagno belongs to a family of veterans. Her great-grandfather William Harry Bertsch was in World War II. He also won a Silver Star at the time. Tributing to her great military family, the TV personality posted the photo on Insta with a lengthy caption on 12th November 2019. She wrote,

I honor my family & their contributions & sacrifices for this country, for the freedom our flag represents: My father, uncles, grandfather, greats & more.🇺🇸Thank you, all veterans. 


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In 2009, Compagno also visited U.S. troops stationed in Iraq and Kuwait. In the meantime, she worked as an NFL cheerleader.

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