Pete Hegseth Biography
Pete Hegseth (born Peter Brian Hegseth) is an American Host and Author working for Fox News since joining the station in the year 2014. He co-hosts the show, “FOX & Friends Weekend” on Sundays and Saturdays from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Fox News Channel.
Pete Hegseth Date of Birth/Birthday/ How old is Pete Hegseth?
Hegseth is 41 years old as of 2021. He was born on June 6, 1980, in Forest Lake, Minnesota, United States. He, therefore, celebrates his birthday on the 6th of June every year.
Pete Hegseth Measurements/Height/ How tall is Pete Hegseth?
Hegseth stands at a height of 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m).
Pete Hegseth Partner/Wife/Spouse
Hegseth is married to his lovely spouse, Jennifer Rauchet. The couple tied the knot in August of 2019. This is Hegseth’s third marriage. His first wife was Meredith Schwarz, who he married in the year 2004 and divorced in the year 2009. He then married a second wife, Samantha Deering, in the year 2010. While with Samantha in marriage, Hegseth had an extramarital relationship with Jennifer Rauchet. Samantha came to realize that and immediately filed a divorce in the year 2017. Hegseth’s relationship with Jennifer Rauchet continued till marriage.
Pete Hegseth Kids/Children
Hegseth and his second wife, Samantha Deering, had 3 children, whose identities are currently under review. Also, Hegseth and his current wife, Jennifer Rauchet, take great pride in being mom and dad to their one daughter, whose identity is currently under review.
Pete Hegseth Relatives/ Family
Hegseth was raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with his loving parents, Brian Hegseth(dad) and Penelope Hegseth(mom). He has managed to keep information about his siblings away from the public, however, we will update the information once it’s available.
Pete Hegseth Schooling/Education
Hegseth graduated from Forest Lake Area High School in Forest Lake, Minnesota, and then attended Princeton University. In the year 2003, he graduated from the university with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Politics. During his stint at the university, he was the publisher of a conservative student-run publication, The Princeton Tory. After that, he attended Harvard University. He graduated from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government in the year 2013 with a Master of Public Policy.
Pete Hegseth Fox News/ Where is Pete Hegseth?
Hegseth serves on Fox News as a Host. Since joining the station, he has been providing commentary and analysis across the FNC’s primetime and daytime programming. Recently, he was the host of a five-part series, “The Miseducation of America”, the FOX Nation special. The series examines how the American education system has evolved over the last century as well as the current state of the classroom. This includes shifting to more progressive content in the curriculum of today.
Over the past years at Fox News, Hegseth has been a host of Fox News’ special New Year’s coverage. Up to the year 2022, Hegseth has co-hosted All American New Year live from the Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville, Tennessee. He was co-hosting alongside Will Cain and Rachel Campos-Duffy. In the year 2020, he was the co-host of Fox News’ All-American New Year special alongside Fox Business News’, Lisa Kennedy Montgomery. During the All-American New Year special, Hegseth secured an exclusive interview with then-President Donald Trump.
Pete Hegseth Profession
Hegseth works as a Host on Fox News. Before joining Fox News, he was working for Concerned Veterans for America as a CEO. Before that, he was Army National Guard’s infantry Captain and worked in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Guantanamo Bay. For Hegseth’s stint in Afghanistan and Iraq, he was awarded a Combat Infantryman Badge and 2 Bronze Stars. His other achievements include the Expert Infantryman Badge and Army Commendation Medal.
Pete Hegseth Income
Hegseth receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.
Pete Hegseth Net Worth
Through Hegseth’s career as a Host and Author, he has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1million and $1.5 million.
Pete Hegseth Books, Author
Other than working on TV, Hegseth is also an author. He has authored 2 books;
- Hegseth, Pete (2016). In the Arena. Threshold Editions.
- Hegseth, Pete (2020). American Crusade. Center Street.
Pete Hegseth Tattoo
Hegseth has tattoos on his body and each and every tattoo has some deeper meaning. His first tattoo was after having an arm tattoo on his favorite basketball player’s arm. Later on, he got another tattoo of the cross on his arm with a sword. He also has a tattoo of an AR-15, which he carried and used in the Iraq war. Hegseth has a tattoo of ‘We the People’ on his arm, which shows his political thoughts and nationalism. In addition, Hegseth has a Cross tattoo, which explains army veteran is a practicing Christian.
Pete Hegseth Eyes
Hegseth’s eyes changes from brown to blue, whether he’s at an event or on a television show. This disorder is called heterochromia because it results in the eyes becoming 2 different colors.
Pete Hegseth Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Hegseth is active on his social media accounts. He is active on his Facebook Page and has about 11,030 followers on his Twitter account, and around 293,315 followers on his Instagram account.