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Full NamePeter Brian Hegseth
First NamePeter
Middle NameBrian
Last NameHegseth
Birth NamePeter Brian Hegseth
ProfessionFox News Contributor and Former Reserve Military Officer
Birth CityMinnesota
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameBrian Hegseth
Mother NamePenelope Hegseth
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseJennifer Rauchet
No Of Children1
EducationForest Lake Area High School, Princeton University and Harvard University
Height183 cm
Networth$3 M
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Date of BirthJune 6,1980
Age39 years
Married DateAugust,2019

Whether it is news of relationships or political causes, Fox News Contributor, Pete Hegseth has been the center of such topics on several occasion. Regardless of all, he has been through, Pete seems to be doing alright these days.

Recently, the former military man exchanged vows with his beautiful fiancé whom he had been for a couple of years. So, let's take a sneak-peek on it along with many other facts about him!

Pete Hegseth's Personal Life 

Unlike other celebrities, Pete Hegseth's private life is relatively open to the public, so, let's learn more about his present and past relationships along with his daily life.

Marriage and Children  

Pete Hegseth is blissfully married to his girlfriend turned wife Jennifer Rauchet. His spouse Jennifer is an American Fox News Channel Producer. 

The couple first met when both were working on the Fox News Channel. The news of their relationship came to light in 2016. They stayed in the relationship for a long time, and finally, the former military officer took up the courage and proposed his sweetheart.

Pete Hegseth recently married his gorgeous fiance turned wife Jennifer Rauchet. 

In response, Jennifer said 'Yes' and the lovely pair walked down the aisle in August 2019. The wedding ceremony took place in the U.S. President Donald Trump's Golf Club Colts Neck in New Jersey.

For the special occasion, the groom was in a white tuxedo while the bride was in a white gown. Families, friends, and many media personalities attended the magnificent nuptials between two happy couple.

Though they officially married only recently, the duo already shared a daughter, Gweny Hegseth (Born on August 17, 2017). Morover, Hegseth shared the joyous moment on his Instagram. The newlywed pair is living happily with their close ones.

Although Pete seems to be relishing his life with his partner, she is in actuality not his first wife, and as a matter of fact, he has already married twice before. So, who are they?

Previous Marriage, Children, and Divorce 

Pete Hegseth's first wife is Meredith Schwarz with whom he tied the knot in 2004. The two lived a normal life for a couple of years; however, it was short-lived, and after only five years of wedding, they divorced in 2009. They did not share any children from their marriage.

Pete Hegseth with his ex-wife Meredith Schwarz. 
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After that, the Fox News contributor met Samantha Hegseth though one of their mutual friends. They dated for a while and eventually settled down in 2010.

Pete and Samantha welcomed three children during their time as a husband and wife. Their children are Gunner Hegseth (Born in 2010), Boone Hegseth (Born in August 2012), and Rex Hegseth (Born in September 2016). 

Pete Hegseth with his second spouse Samantha Hegseth.

The duo lived as a couple for seven years and parted ways in 2017. The main reason for their separation was Pete's extra-marital affair with his current spouse Jennifer Rauchet.


Pete Hegseth was drawn in controversy while he was serving as the chief executive of Concerned Veterans for America. He allegedly hired his brother Philip Hegseth to work for the non-profit organization and reportedly paid him $108,000 according to tax records from 2016 and 2017.

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In another such case, Hegseth ran the political action committee (PAC) MN PAC. However, upon investigation, he was found spending one-third of the PAC's funds on Christmas celebrations for his families and friends.

Hegseth spent less than half of the PAC's resources on candidates. Due to this, he received criticism from many media outlets and analysts.

Pete Hegseth's Net Worth 

 As someone who is former reserve military officer and currently working as the Fox News Contributor, Pete Hegseth should have a decent wealth. Just how much is her net worth?

Net Worth and Earnings

Pete Hegseth holds a net worth of $3 million, as of 2019. He made his wealth as the former U.S. military officer and presently working as Fox News Channel contributor.

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The average salary of a Fox News Contributor in the U.S. is $60,330 annually. However, as someone renowned like Hegesth, he is sure to make a reasonable sum of money.

Check out the clip of Pete Hegseth's speaking in an interview!

Thus, the veteran military is sure to live a luxurious life with his family and kids.


The former military is also an author of books titled; American Crusade: Our Fight to Stay Free (Price= $18.98), In the Arena: Good Citizen, a Great Republic, and How One Speech Can = $11.99) at Amazon. Pete surely gained decent cash from the book's sales and royalties.

Body Measurements: Pete Hegseth

 Pete Hegseth stands at the height of 6 feet (1.83 meters). Similarly, his eyes are gray while his hair is light brown.

Pete Hegseth is a former American military officer.
Source: menshealth

Quick Facts: Pete Hegseth

  • While in army, Pete Hegseth served in the Army National Guard in countries Iraq, Afghanistan, and Cuba.
  • Previously, he worked as the executive director of the political advocacy group, Vets For Freedom and Concerned Veterans for America.
  • Pete also worked as punditry in the 2016 election and backed Donald Trump.
  • Hegseth is good friends with President Donald Trump.

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Updated On Tue Aug 27 2019 Published On Tue Aug 27 2019 By Daniel