Quick Facts Pete Hegseth

  • NamePete Hegseth
  • Birth NamePeter Brian Hegseth
  • FatherBrian Hegseth
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Birth PlaceMinneapolis, Minnesota, the U.S
  • EthnicityWhite racial
  • ProfessionAmerican Fox News Channel contributor
  • Net Worth$3 Million
  • Salary$250,000 per year
  • MarriedYes
  • Married toMeredith Schwarz, Samantha Hegseth, Rauchet
  • EducationForest Lake Area High School, Princeton University, Harvard University.
  • ChildrenGunner, Boone, and Rex
  • DivorceYes
  • MotherPenelope Hegseth
  • Birth Year1980
  • Birth month6

Peter Brian Hegseth better known as Pete Hegseth is an American Fox News Channel contributor. Previously, he served as reserve military officer and director of the political advocacy groups Vets For Freedom and Concerned Veterans for America.

Regarding his personal life, Pete has married twice in his life. Hegseth first wife is Meredith Schwarz than who is his second spouse? How many children does he have? Find out.

Who is Pete Hegseth? His Bio & Wiki

Pete Hegseth was born as Peter Brian Hegseth on June 6, 1980, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the U.S. Currently, his age is 39 years old. Moreover, Pete holds American nationality and belongs to White racial-ethnic group. 

Hegseth joined Forest Lake Area High School in Forest Lake, Minnesota, and in 2003, he gained a Bachelor of Arts from Princeton University. Similarly, he holds a master degree in a Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

 Pete Hegseth biography


Knowing about his parents, he is a delighted son of Brian Hegseth, father and Penelope Hegseth, mother. 

Who is Pete Hegseth’s wife? Married, Children 

Pete Hegseth is married to his girlfriend, Rauchet. The duo tied the knot in August 2019. Earlier, Hegseth shared a picture with his partner in social media captioning, 

She said…yes. Thank you, @jennycdot, for changing my life forever. #belief

 Pete Hegseth with Jennifer while proposing her
Before marriage, the couple had a daughter while having an extramarital relationship, in August 2017. 
Previously, Pete has married twice. He first exchanged the vows with Meredith Schwarz in 2004. The couple remained in a conjugal bond for five years. The pair can’t sustain their marriage life for long enough so they deiced to get divorced in the year of 2009.

 Pete Hegseth with his Second wife Samantha Hegseth on their 
In addition, Pete and Meredith didn’t share any children. After separation, from Meredith, he tied the knot with Samantha Hegseth after dating each other for a year in 2010 at St. John’s Episcopal Church.
Furthermore, Pete and Samantha are the father and mother of Gunner, Boone, and Rex. Besides, Pete Hegseth height is 1.83 m i.e 6 feet and 0 inches.     

How Much Is Pete Hegseth’s Net worth?

As of 2019, Pete Hegseth’s net worth is $3 million, mostly accumulated by working at Fox News. As known, Pete salary is $250,000 per year. 

After graduating from Princeton, he worked at first in Bear Stearns as a capital market analyst wheres he earned around 72,387 per year. 

As mention earlier, Pete is an infantry officer. His salary was $77,096/yr when he was in the army. He was awarded several medals and recognitions while serving USA military, including Army Commendation Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge and more.

Pete Hegseth Professional Career 

Pete Hegseth has served in the military for 11 years and is one of Fox News ‘ most known political reporter who acts as a co-host for Fox and friends, a famous U.S. cable morning show, and a senior political analyst as well.

In addition, He served as Executive Director of Concerned Veterans for America, financed by Mr. Koch Brothers where he operated until 2015.

On the other hand, Hegseth has heavily supported Donald Trump since the election campaign in 2016 and is often seen quietly together with the current American president.