Is Pete Hegseth Married to wife? Pete Hegseth’s Net worth, Salary, Age.

Pete Hegseth was born on June 6, 1980, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. He is of American nationality and White ethnicity. The media personality’s parents are Brian Hegseth (father), and Penelope Hegseth (mother). His full names are Peter Brian Hegseth. There is little information about his siblings. This article tells you about Pete Hegseth’s wife, Children, Net worth, and salary.

He went to Forest Lake Area High School in Forest Lake, Minnesota and completed in 1999. The veteran went on to the prestigious, Princeton University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 2003. Pete went ahead to pursue a Master’s degree in Public Policy from John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, and Cambridge, MA in 2013. At Princeton, he was an editor of a student-run publication.

The military man worked in the US army.  Cuba and Iraq came calling. He is now a famous politician and journalist. He has worked in Fox News for several years as a political analyst. Pete is also an author.

Net worth and salary

Pete Hegseth’s net worth is $ 3 million. This wealth comes from his salaries across his career from the army, TV, and politics.

Image of Army Officer, Pete Hegseth net worth is $3 million

Army Officer, Pete Hegseth net worth is $3 million

He is also an author who earns an income from his book’s sale

Pete Hegseth developed his career while attending Princeton University, where he was an editor of, Princeton Tory, a conservative student publication.

After graduation, Pete joined Bear Stearns, as an equity analyst and later was hired as a trainee officer in the U.S. Army National Guard in 2003. In 2004 his troop was deployed to Guantánamo Bay, where he served as an infantry platoon leader. An Army Commendation Medal came calling after his exemplary performance.

Image of Pete Hegseth as a trainee officer in the U.S. Army National Guard

Pete Hegseth as a trainee officer in the U.S. Army National Guard

Just after returning from Cuba, Pete offered to serve in Baghdad and Samarra, where he led the team again. Later in Samarra, he served as a civil-military operations officer. In his time in Iraq, he was accorded the Bronze Star MedalCombat Infantryman Badge, and a second Army Commendation Medal.

He worked as the CEO of Concerned Veterans for America.  He hired his brother, Philip, paying him a salary of $108,000. That was a very high salary as per the roles he had been accorded.

Peter Hegseth was also listed to head the United States Department of Veteran Affairs, but this didn’t come to fruition.

From the year 2007 to 2010 he worked as a Fox Fox News Channel military analyst and had a lot of television presence on the Fox News Channel, CNN, and MSNBC. He currently works as a Fox News Channel Contributor.

Pete has also authored many publications in The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, New York Post, and The Washington Times

Pete Hegseth ran for the Republican nomination for the United States Senate election in Minnesota, 2012. He lost to Kurt Bills.

He is very active on social media where he has over 155 k followers on his Twitter account and more than 45 k followers on his Instagram account.

 Pete’s relation with President Donald Trump

Pete Hegseth has had a good relationship with President Donald Trump. He was once pictured with Trump having dinner in The White House. Trump considered Pete as the head of Veterans Affairs, a move that was rejected by other veterans.

Image of Pete Hegseth with Donald Trump at Whitehouse

Pete Hegseth with Donald Trump at Whitehouse

In the 2016 Republican primaries he backed Marco Rubio, then Ted Cruz and finally Donald Trump. He is a strong Trump supporter. He has continually defended Trump in the claims of Russian interference in the 2016 elections.

Drummer Sues Pete Hegseth

In June 2015, Pete was involved in an incident that hurt a drummer, Jeff Prosperie, who was a member if West Point Hellcats.

He threw an ax to the bull eye target during the shooting of a show.  The ax missed the target and flew over to one of the drummers who was standing behind it.

The drummer was hit on his right outer elbow, an incident he really condemned.

Fox News apologized to Jeff, who didn’t take it lightly. He declined the medical assistance offered to him. Years later, he went ahead to sue Pete Hegseth for damages.

Image of Pete Hegseth from Fox & Friends show

Pete Hegseth from Fox & Friends show

The case stated that “Fox & Friends”, were negligent in planning their ax-tossing event. He stated that Pete was extremely careless in throwing the ax. He said Pete was never trained on the sport and he never thought about any other person when he did the careless action in public.

Pete Hegseth is Married to Wife Samantha Hegseth after divorce from First Wife, Meredith Schwarz.

Pete Hegseth has been married twice in his life. Pete had been married to Meredith Schwarz in 2004. He met his first wife Meredith after graduating from Princeton University. Their marriage lasted for 5 years, after which they divorced.

Image of Pete Hegseth with his wife Samantha Hegseth

Pete Hegseth with his wife Samantha Hegseth

He later married to Samantha Hegseth for about 7 years. Pete and Samantha wed on June 2010 in Washington DC. The wedding was held St. John’s Episcopal Church. They have four children together.

Image of Pete Hegseth son Gunner and Boone

Pete Hegseth son Gunner and Boone

Their firstborn son is Gunner, second born son, Boone, the third son, Rex and last born daughter, Gwendolyn.

Image of Pete Hegseth daughter Gwendolyn

Pete Hegseth daughter Gwendolyn

Samantha filed for a divorce in 2017. Pete was reportedly having an affair with a Fox News’ producer, Jennifer Rauchet. They were working together on the show. In the same year, an unknown person shares a picture of Pete Hegseth, Jennifer Rauchet, together with two other Fox News members, attending a dinner with President Donald Trump, in White House.

Gwen is his fourth daughter. The girl’s mother his lover, Jennifer Cunningham Rauchet.

Pete Hegseth Measurements.

Height and weight

Pete is a tall gentleman who measures 6 feet and weighs 77kg. He has black hair and his eyes are hazel blue.

Image of Pete Hegseth height is 6 feet

Pete Hegseth height is 6 feet


Pete Hegseth  wiki-bio Description
Full name Peter Brian Hegseth
Nickname Pete Hegseth
Date of birth (age) June 061980 (38 years)
Birthplace Minnesota, USA
Net worth $3 million
Mother Penelope Hegseth
Father Brian Hegseth
Ethnicity/Race White
Career TV host
Nationality American
Marital status Married
Wife Samantha Hegseth
Children 4 (Gunner, Boone, Rex, and Gwendolyn)
Height 6 feet 0 inches
Weight 77 Kg


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