Pete Hegseth Bio, Age, Wife, Affair, Kids, Fox News, Tattoo, Books, Salary

Pete Hegseth Biography

Pete Hegseth (Peter Brian Hegseth) is an American journalist and  author  serving as a co-host of FOX News Channel’s FOX & Friends Weekend.

Pete Hegseth Age

He was born on June 6, 1980 in Forest Lake, Minnesota, U.S.

Pete Hegseth Height

He stands at a height of 6 feet tall.

Pete Hegseth Education

Pete schooled at Forest Lake Area High School in Forest Lake, Minnesota. He later graduated in 2003 with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton University before attaining his Master of Public Policy degree in 2013 from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

He worked as a publisher of The Princeton Tory, at Princeton, a student-run publication.

Pete Hegseth Parents

His parents are, Brian Hegseth and Penelope Hegseth. They are both Americans and they lived in Forest Lake, Minnesota.

His dad, Brian Hegseth was a high school basketball coach.

Pete Hegseth Siblings

Hegseth has two siblings and he is the eldest. One of his siblings is called Philip and he graduated in May 2015 from the University.

Hegseth has always been in some sort of competition with his younger siblings, In high school he was a basketball player and he led his high school team to the Minnesota state tournament where he set the record for career three-pointers. His brother later broke the record.

And also some years back Pete was the CEO of Concerned Veterans of America. In 2015 he retired from the position after a variance was reported in the group’s financial backers. His brother was later employed by the group and was given a substantial salary between 2016 and 2017.

Pete Hegseth Wife

Pete is married to Jennifer Rauchet, Fox executive producer. He proposed to her in June 2019, and they got married in August 2019 at Trump National Golf Club Colts Neck in New Jersey.

Before he was married to Meredith Schwarz in 2004 and their marriage lasted for only five years. He again married Samantha Deering in 2010. The marriage did not last and they divorced in 2017 after Samantha discovered that her husband was having an affair with Jennifer Rauchet.

Pete Hegseth Affair

Pete had an affair with his co-worker, Jennifer Rauchet, Fox executive produce. The affair led to the divorce of Pete and his wife Samantha, who learnt of it. They divorced in August 2017 though they were separated a month before.

The affair led to the birth of a baby girl, Gwen, in August 2017.

Pete later proposed to Jennifer in June 2019 and married her in August 2019.

Pete Hegseth Kids

He has four children. Three sons, Gunner Hegseth born on June 13, 2010, Rex Hegseth born in 2016 and Boone Hegseth whose birth details are unknown with his ex-wife, Samantha Deering and a daughter, Gwen Hegseth born on August 13, 2017 with his wife, Jennifer Rauchet.

Pete Hegseth Fox News

Pete serves as a co-host of FOX News Channel’s FOX & Friends Weekend. He joined the network as a contributor in 2014.

While at FNC, he has provided analysis and commentary across the network’s daytime and primetime programming. Most recently, he co-hosted FNC’s All-American New Year special alongside FBN’s Lisa Kennedy Montgomery. During the special, Hegseth presented an exclusive interview with President Donald Trump.

Prior to joining FNC, he held the position of CEO for Concerned Veterans for America. Previously, he was 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.

He also hosts his own program on FOX Nation, “Ace of Spades: The Hunt for Saddam Hussein,” which features interviews with soldiers, military leaders and intelligence officers.

Pete Hegseth Tattoo

Pete has several tattoos. He started with a cross tattoo on his forearm with a sword on the middle of it and it represent Matthew 10:34: ” I did not come to bring peace, but a sword.”

He has another one on his left bicep and he is planning  to confine himself to his right chest and his right arm.

Pete has 11 or 12 more on his right arm and would love to have his  arm more full if it were not for COVID 19. He still have a few blank spaces.

Pete Hegseth Book

He is the author of the following books;

  1. Modern Warriors: Real Stories from Real Heroes, Nov 24, 2020.
  2. American Crusade: Our Fight to Stay Free, May 19, 2020.
  3. Modern Warriors [Real Stories from Real Heroes] [Hardback] 2020 November 24, Jan 1, 2020.
  4. In the Arena: Good Citizens, a Great Republic, and How One Speech Can Reinvigorate America, Feb 28, 2017

Pete Hegseth Home

Pete is a Holmdel Resident. He moved to Holmdel nearly three years ago with his wife, Jennifer.

In an interview, he said that; “There’s this sense of family, faith, patriotism and sense of community in Minnesota,” he said. “Those values are reinforced here in Holmdel which I love. It’s a great place to live, especially if you work in New York and don’t want to live in the hustle and bustle of the city. I get to come home and enjoy the community feel. We love our church, the police, our neighbors.”

Pete Hegseth Salary

His annual salary is $250,000.

Pete Hegseth Net Worth

Hegseth’s net worth is $3 Million.

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