Pete Hegseth Bio, Age, Heights, FOX News, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Pete Hegseth Bio, Wiki

Pete Hegseth is an American former Army National Guard Officer/Host working for FOX News. He serves as the host of FOX & Friends Weekend. Additionally, he joined the network in 2014.

Pete Hegseth Age

Hegseth was born on June 6, 1980, in Forest Lake, Minnesota, U.S. He is therefore 41 years old as of 2021.

Pete Hegseth Heights

Hegseth stands at an approximate height of 6 feet 1inches tall.

Pete Hegseth Education

Hegseth attended Forest Lake Area High School in Forest Lake, Minnesota, and attained his Bachelor of Arts at Princeton University in 2003. He received his Master of Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in 2013.

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Pete Hegseth Work Experience

Hegseth is the co-host of FOX News Channel’s (FNC) FOX & Friends Weekend (weekends 6-10 AM/ET). While at the station, he has presented commentary and analysis across the network’s primetime and daytime programming. He recently hosted the FOX Nation special, The Miseducation of America. It is a five-part series that looks into how the American education system has evolved over the last hundred years as well as the current state of the classroom, including the shift to more progressive content in today’s curriculum.

Hegseth has also spent some time hosting FNC’s special New Year’s coverage. In 2022, he was the host of  All American New Year live from the Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville, Tennessee alongside his FOX & Friends Weekend co-hosts Rachel Campos-Duffy and Will Cain. Additionally, he co-hosted FNC’s All-American New Year special alongside FBN’s Lisa Kennedy Montgomery in 2020. During this special, he also presented an exclusive interview with then-President Donald Trump.

Prior to joining the network, he was previously the CEO of Concerned Veterans for America. Prior to his position at Concerned Veterans for America, he was previously an infantry Captain in the Army National Guard and has served in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Guantanamo Bay. He holds two Bronze Stars and a Combat Infantryman Badge for his time in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Pete Hegseth Net Worth

In Hegseth’s career as an Army Officer/Host, he has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.

Pete Hegseth Salary

He receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.

Pete Hegseth Parents and Siblings

Hegseth was born to Penelope(mother) and Brian Hegseth (father). He has managed to keep information about his family away from the public, however, we will update the information once it’s available.

Pete Hegseth Wife/ Spouse

Hegseth was married to his first wife Meredith Schwarz but divorced in 2009. He then married his second wife, Samantha Deering, in 2010; they have three children. While still married to Samantha, he had a daughter with Fox executive producer Jennifer Rauchet, with whom he was having an affair, in August 2017. Samantha and Hegseth then divorced in August 2017. Rauchet has three children from her first marriage and married Hegseth in August 2019. Hegseth is of the Christian faith.

Pete Hegseth Kids

Hegseth is blessed with four children from all his marriages. He had three sons with Samantha in the course of the 7 years they have been together. Their sons’ names are; Boone, Gunner, and Rex. He had his fourth child Gwen (daughter) with Jennifer Rauchet whom he was having an affair with.

Pete Hegseth Books

  • Hegseth, Pete (2016). In the Arena. Threshold Editions.
  • Hegseth, Pete (2020). American Crusade. Center Street.

Pete Hegseth Tattoos

Hegseth initially got a tattoo after he had an arm tattoo on his favorite basketball player’s arm. He also has a tattoo of ‘We the People’ on his arm, which shows his nationalism and political thoughts. The army veteran is a practicing Christian, which gives an explanation for his Cross tattoo.

Pete Hegseth Twitter and Instagram

He is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 1,050 followers and 290,585 followers on his Instagram account.