Pete Hegseth Fox News, Bio, Wives, Books, House, and Net Worth

Pete Hegseth Biography

Pete Hegseth is an American author, journalist, and television host for Fox Network in New York City. Hegseth is a former Army National Guard officer. He is also a former executive director of political advocacy groups “Vets for Freedom” and Concerned Veterans for America. Pete has been active in Republican and conservative politics since he was an undergraduate at Princeton University.

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In 2014, Pete joined Fox News as a contributor and he also served as a correspondent commentator and a contributor for MSNBC News and CNN in the same year. In September 2017, he was criticized for allowing President Donald Trump to make false claims without challenging him in an interview he hosted. Pete is considered a strong supporter of Donald Trump and this was clearly evidenced in his presidential candidacy where he served as an occasional advisor to Trump.

Pete Hegseth Age/ Birthday

Hegseth is 43 years old and was born on 6th June 1980, in Forest Lake, Minnesota, United States of America. He is an American citizen with a Caucasian heritage. He usually celebrates his birthday on the 6th of June every year.

Pete Hegseth’s Height and Measurements

Pete stands at an average height of 6 feet, 0 inches, which is approximately 1.83 meters. His weight is estimated to be around 79 to 80 kg. READ MORE: Rachel Campos Duffy Fox News-Bio, Age, Spouse, New Baby & Net Worth

Pete Hegseth’s Parents and Siblings/Family Background

Pete was born Peter Brian Hegseth and raised by Brian Hegseth (father) and Penelope Hegseth (mother) on a simple homestead in Minnesota, United States. Further, his father was the breadwinner with several jobs to maintain the family, while his mother was a homemaker. Nonetheless, Pete is believed to be the only child in their family.

Pete Hegseth Spouse/Wife/Wives

The Army Guard officer has been in three different marriages. Hegseth was first married to Meredith Schwartz in 2004 but they broke up in 2009 after he was accused of an extramarital affair with his workmate.

Moreover, Pete later married Samantha Deering in June 2010 and they have three children together; unfortunately, the couple is not together. Further, Hegseth was accused of another extramarital affair with a workmate at Fox News executive producer Jennifer Rauchet in August 2017 and they had a daughter together called Gwenny. Pete is currently married to Jennifer Rauchet.

Pete Hegseth New Wife

In August 2019, Pete married Jennifer Rauchet of Fox News. They have a daughter together and the family lives together in New York City.

Pete Hegseth Children/ Kids

Hegseth has seven children in total. He fathered three children with his second wife, Samantha Deering, and one child with his then-mistress, Jennifer Rauchet, a Fox executive producer.

However, Pete later married Rauchet, who came with three more children from her first marriage. Nonetheless, Hegseth’s four biological children are named Gweny, Gunner Hegseth, Boone Hegseth, and Rex Hegseth.

Pete Hegseth Education Background

Pete had his high school education at Forest Lake Area High School in his hometown, Minnesota. He later received a Bachelor of Arts degree in public policy with minors in communication from Princeton University in 2003. Further, Pete enrolled at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and earned a master of public policy degree.

Pete Hegseth Salary

As a senior co-anchor and contributor at Fox News, Pete earns an estimated annual salary ranging from $60,000 to $98,000 per year.

Pete Hegseth Net Worth

Hegseth’s net worth is estimated to be around $3 million.

Pete Hegseth Fox News, Wikipedia

Hegseth works for Fox News Channel as a cohost of Fox and Friends, which airs every weekend from 6-10 AM/ET at the moment. However, when Pete joined the network in 2014, he was serving as a contributor.

Before Fox News Channel, Hegseth was working for Concerned Veterans for America as a CEO. However, he previously served as an infantry captain in the Army National Guard, which saw him in Guantanamo Bay, Iraq, and Afghanistan, performing his roles.

Moreover, in his tenure at Fox News Channel (FNC), Pete has given commentary and analysis during primetime and daytime in the entire network programming. Additionally, in the very recent past, Hegseth co-hosted alongside Lisa Kennedy Montgomery of Fox Business News the popular special program known as “All-American New Year” for FNC. Moreover, in one of the special episodes, Pete interviewed the US president Donald Trump.

Pete Hegseth Tattoo

He has so many tattoos on his chest, biceps, and torso. He revealed that his tattoos express his views and thoughts on personal issues and various political views.

Pete Hegseth Book

He authored and published his only book in 2020, titled American Crusade: Our Fight to Stay Free, which mostly talks about the political and cultural fight in the USA.

Pete Hegseth House

It is believed that the journalist lives in a luxurious mansion that is worth 1,612,500 million dollars in New York.

Is Pete Hegseth Leaving Fox and Friends?

No, he is not. Hegseth works for Fox News Channel as a co-host of Fox and Friends, which airs every weekend from 6-10 AM/ET at the moment.

How old is Pete Hegseth?

Pete is 43 years old and was born on June 6, 1980, in Forest Lake, Minnesota, United States of America. He usually celebrates his birthday on the 6th of June every year.

Where does Pete Hegseth live?

Pete lived in Forest Lake, Minnesota, U.S.A.

How many children does Pete Hegseth have?

Pete has four children, namely Gweny, Gunner Hegseth, Boone Hegseth, and Rex Hegseth.