Pete Hegseth Biography and Wiki
Pete Hegseth is a well-known American Fox News Channel contributor and he is the co-host of the ‘Fox & Friends Weekend’ as well as a frequent guest co-host of the program’s weekday edition. He has frequently attacked the media, Democrats, and Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
In 2003, Pete Hegseth was commissioned into the U.S. Army National Guard as an infantry officer. The following year, he served as a guard at Guantánamo Bay. Shortly after returning from Cuba, he served as an infantry platoon leader and civil-military operations officer in Baghdad and Samarra respectively.
After his return from Iraq, Hegseth worked at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research. Then from 2007 to 2010, he worked as an executive director at Vets For Freedom. During this time, he served as a military analyst for Fox News Channel as well.
Hegseth is also a contributor to National Review Online and a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He has written several editorials for ‘The Washington Post,’ ‘The Washington Times,’ ‘The Wall Street Journal, and ‘New York Post.’
Pete Hegseth Age and Birthday
Pete is 41 years old as of 2022, he was born on June 6, 1980, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He celebrates his birthday on June 6th every year.
Pete Hegseth Height and Weight
Pete stands at a tall height of 6 feet and 1 inch with a moderate weight.
Pete Hegseth Parents and Education
Pete Hegseth was born and brought up as Peter Brian Hegseth in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, to Penelope and Brian Hegseth. He studied at Forest Lake Area High School and later earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton University. After this, he received a Master’s in Public Policy from Harvard University.
Pete Hegseth Wife
Mr. Hegseth is currently married to his wife Jennifer Cunningham Rauchet with whom he shares a lovely daughter called Gwen. He was first married in 2004 to Meredith Schwarz. Their marriage lasted for 5 years before they parted ways in 2009.
They had no children in the course of their marriage. He married his second wife, Samantha in 2010. Initially, the couple seemed to have been enjoying a blissful relationship and was even blessed with three sons in the course of their 7 years of marriage.
In August 2017, Hegseth had a fourth child Gwen, a daughter from his affair with Fox Executive Producer Jennifer Cunningham Rauchet. Hegseth and Samantha divorced later that year. It was not until June 2019 that he proposed to Jennifer Cunningham with an engagement ring the two have been happily engaged.
Pete Hegseth Children
From all his marriages Pete has been blessed with four children. He married his second wife, Samantha in 2010. Initially, the couple seemed to have been enjoying a blissful relationship and was even blessed with three sons in the course of their 7 years of marriage, Boone, Gunner, and Rex. He later got his fourth child Gwen (Daughter) from his affair with Fox executive producer, Jennifer Rauchet.
Pete Hegseth Salary and Net Worth
Pete receives an annual salary of $102,000 from his successful career. Hegseth has an estimated net worth of $3 million as of 2022.