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Pete Hegseth

pramesh Published On Thu Mar 12 2020   Modified On Thu Mar 12 2020
Pete Hegseth

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Full NamePete Hegseth
First NamePete
Last NameHegseth
Birth NamePete Brian Hegseth
Birth CityMinnesota
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameBrian Hegseth
Mother NamePenelope Hegseth
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseJennifer Rauchet
No Of Children2
SibilingsTwo Brothers(name Unknown)
EducationBachelor’s degree in Arts at Princeton University in 2003, Master’s degree in Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in 2013.
Height126 cm
Weight77 kg
Networth$3 M
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Date of BirthJune 6,1980
Age40 years


    of Pete Hegseth

    What is Pete Hegseth marital status ?Married
    How many children does Pete Hegseth have ?2
    Who is Pete Hegseth married with?Jennifer Rauchet
    What is the height of Pete Hegseth?126 cm
    What is the weight of Pete Hegseth?77 kg

    Who Is Pete Hegseth?

    Pete Brian Hegseth, shortly named Pete Hegseth is an American journalist working on Fox News Channel, best recognized for being involved in conservative activism and Senate Campaign. Pete also has served for military as infantry platoon leader.

    Why Is Pete Hegseth Famous?

    Pete Hegseth is a well-known journalist working on Fox News Channel. 

    He is also well known former managing director of Vets For Freedom. Pete was a superior counterinsurgency instructor at the Counterinsurgency Training Center in Kabul with the Minnesota National Guard in 2011–2012, which made him known to the public even more.

    Pete Hegseth in American Crusade for the campaign fight to stay free
    Source: Instagram

    Added that, Pete Hegseth is also a known social media icon as he has 140k followers on Instagram and 259.2k followers on his official Twitter.

    Pete Hegseth Bio, Education and Career

    Pete Hegseth was born on the 6th of June, 1980, in Forest Lake, Minnesota to his mother Penelope Hegseth, and Brian Hegseth, father. Pete isn't the only son in the family as he also has two brothers but their names are still undisclosed. 

    Following his early days, Pete reportedly was his school's star athlete and was interested in playing various games but was really gifted basketball player. 

    Pete Hegseth with his friend discussing about basketball rules
    Source: Instagram

    Hegseth Studied Forest Lake Area High School in Forest Lake, Minnesota, and then went on to obtain his Bachelor’s degree in Arts at Princeton University in 2003. \

    Pete also obtained a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in 2013.

    After his graduation from Princeton in 2003, Hegseth entered Bear Stearns as an equity capital markets analyst and was also selected as a reserve infantry officer into the U.S. Army National Guard. 

    While he worked for the Army, his unit was called to Guantanamo Bay, where Pete worked as an infantry army leader in 2004.

    As per his LinkedIn page, Pete left the army service in 2007 to work at Vets For Freedom as executive director. His role involved answering to the Federal Election Commission as "treasurer" of the company. Pete served at Vets for Freedom for five long years until 2012.

    Video: Pete Testifying Before The House Committee on Veterans Affairs

    After serving in the Vets for Freedom, Hegseth joined Fox News as a contributor in 2014. Following that, he has interviewed many famous personalities but his interview with President Donald Trump in September 2017, stands out as a highlight of his TV career. 

    Hegseth was criticized for supporting Trump and for making false claims on air. In May 2018, Hegseth challenged The New York Times for purportedly not embracing a story about the capture of five ISIS leaders, indicating to the paper as the "failing New York Times". Though, it was The New York Times that released the story in question.

    Pete Hegseth with his third spouse Jennifer Rauchet and president Donald Trump
    Source: Instagram

    Then in December 2018, Hegseth co-hosted several hours long New Year's Eve shows with Fox Business Network's Kennedy. 

    During the show, he also released a pre-recorded telephone interview between him and President Trump, which was aired in the show.

    What Is Pete Hegseth’s Net Worth?

    Peter Hegseth's current net worth is reportedly around $3 Million earned via his successful tv reporting career. The 39 years old Fox journalist reportedly earns around $250 thousand per year from his current FOX News contract. 

    Pete Hegseth with an amazing looks

    Hegseth earns entirely as a professional Journalist and a former military officer, here are a few stats on his earnings and salary, let's take a look:

    Approximated Net Worth in 2020(Till March)$3 Million
    Past Year's Net Worth (2019)$2.9 Million
    Yearly Salary$250,000
    Source of IncomeJournalist/Military officer(Profession)

    Is Pete Hegseth Married Or Is He Dating Someone? 

    Pete Hegseth's married life hasn't been as stable as his career, because he has been married thrice and divorce two times in his married life.

    He was first married to his high school lover Meredith Schwarz after dating her throughout his high-school days. 

    His ex-wife Meredith Schwarz is a sales director of an American Company and the former pair was married in September of 2004.

    Pete Hegseth with his first spouse Meredith Schwarz

     The ex-couple were together for five years and in 2009 they parted ways with a divorced. 

    A year after his divorce, Pete met and even got wedded to his second spouse Samantha. They exchanged the vows in June of 2010 and ultimately welcomed their first child.

    Pete Hegseth with his second spouse Samatha Hegseth

    Pete and Samantha have two children, both boys, to be specific. As said earlier, Gunner Hegseth, his first son, was born in June 2010 and Boone, his second son, was born in August of 2012. 

    However, despite sharing two sons and living together for seven years as husband and wife, Pete and Samantha separated in 2017 without even disclosing the real reason behind their sudden separation.

    Pete Hegseth with his third spouse Jennifer Rauchet

    Currently, Pete is married for the third time with Jennifer Rauchet. The pair is a new-wed married in 2019 and currently they are living together. 

    Pete Hegseth’s Body Measurements

    Pete surely has managed to retain a muscular body. He is a fitness loving reporter who lives a disciplined life, which is definitely a trait of someone with a military background.

    Pete Hegseth with his friends swimming in Hudson River

    Furthermore, he even takes a well-balanced meal to stay fit. Further, Pete also has a unique tattoo in his right arm and chest. 

    Here are some facts about his body measurements:

    Weight77 kg
    Height6 feet 0 inches
    Hair Black
    EyesHazel Blue
    Body SizeMuscular/More than Average type