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The Biography of Pete Hegseth Including His Age, Wife, Career & Net Worth

Apr 6 2020 By Akbar Shekh  
The picture of Pete Hegseth



The picture of Pete Hegseth

If you want to make your career in journalism, then you must read about the biography of the American Fox News Channel contributor/presenter, Pete Hegseth. He is famous as a former Army National Guard officer and used to work as an executive director of the political advocacy groups, Vets For Freedom and Concerned Veterans for America. These groups are funded by the Koch brothers which directly involves in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

After retirement, Pete joined as an American Fox News Channel contributor. Apart from his professional career,  he married thrice in his life and shares seven children with his wives. Currently, he is staying with his present wife, Jennifer Rauchet. What was the reason for his divorce with previous spouses? Who are his children? How is his current married life going-on?

If you also admire the former Army National Guard officer and want to know in detail about his life, then read the article until the end which includes his age, net worth, family, early life, career, net worth with full biography. Stay tuned with us.

Early Life of Pete Hegseth – Parents, Education

Pete Hegseth was born as Peter Brian Hegseth on 6th June 1980 in Forest Lake, Minnesota, the United States. He was born to his American parents and holds an American nationality. Coming to his ethnicity, he belongs to the white ethnic background. As per some verified sources, his father used to be a high school basketball coach who also made him train basketball in a daily routine.

Through his incredible basketball skills, Pete also helped his school team to enter the Minnesota state tournament. For his schooling, he went to Forest Lake Area High School in his hometown. In the year 2003, he graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor’s degree in Arts. He used to be a publisher of The Princeton Troy while studying at the University.

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Professional Life: Career & Achievements

Following his graduation, Pete Hegseth went to join the former New York-based global investment bank, Bear Stearns and began working as an equity capital markets analyst. He then joined the U.S. Army National Guard as a reserve infantry officer. For his work, he received the Amry Commendation Medal. Shortly after returning from Iraq, he joined the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research. Moreover, he served the Vets for Freedom until 2012.

Peter Hegseth with the present America's president, Donald Trump
Peter Hegseth with present America’s president, Donald Trump
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Moreover, Pete then began serving as the executive director for Concerned Veterans for America where the advocacy group was funded by the American family engaged in business, Koch brothers. After a while, he left the group in 2015. Later, in 2017, he had an interview with the current president of America, Donald Trump. Well, he already had joined the Fox News Channel as a contributor in 2014.

After the spread of the world pandemic, COVID-19, Pete told in February 2020 that the Democrats were,

rooting for coronavirus to spread. They’re rooting for it to grow. They’re rooting for the problem to get worse.

As of 2020, Pete is serving the Fox News Channel as a presenter where he has also co-hosted several programs and also has done interviews.

Age, Birthday & Zodiac Sign

Born in the year 1980, Pete Hegseth is currently in his late thirties. Well, his age is 39 years as of 2020. Mentioning his natal day, he celebrates his birthday on every 6th of June. According to his birth date, his sun sign ‘zodiac sign’ is Gemini.

Married Three Times & Has Seven Children

As we mentioned earlier, Pete Hegseth is a married man and went through three marriages until now. He is currently married to his long-time girlfriend and present wife, Jennifer Rauchet. His wife, Jennifer is a Fox executive and producer. After dating for some time, Peter proposed Jennifer for marriage in June 2019. Consequently, they exchanged their wedding vows in a private marriage ceremony at Trump National Golf Club Colts Neck, New Jersey in August 2019.

Pete Hegseth is taking care of seven children with his current wife, Jennifer Cunningham
Pete Hegseth is taking care of seven children with his current wife, Jennifer Cunningham
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Prior to Jennifer, Pete had already married and divorced twice. He had first tied the wedding knot with his former wife, Meredith Schwarz in 2004. After five years of marriage, the duo ended their marriage with a divorce in 2009. After a year, Pete went for his second marriage with Samanta Deering in 2010. With Samantha, he shared three sons. The reason for his divorce with Samantha was Pete’s affair with Jennifer Rauchet. Their divorce was finalized in August 2017.

Pete Hegseth with his second and former wife, Samantha Deering
Pete Hegseth with his second and former wife, Samantha Deering
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With Jennifer, Pete welcomed four kids including a daughter in August 2017, the same month he divorced Samantha. When talking about his kids, Pete shared to Fox News Insider:

I bowled sparingly as a kid, but in the past few years I have found it to be an excellent way to entertain, engage, and feed my kids. I mean, what’s better than run, friendly, family competition, copious amounts of lemonade and beer (for the adults) and bowling alley pizza.

Currently, Peter is spending a blissful married life with his spouse, Jenny. Together, the duo is taking care of their seven children. Besides, Pete is free of rumors in 2020.

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Pete Hegseth’s Net Worth

The former U.S. Military officer, Peter Hegseth has worked in multi-fields over the past years. From his long career, he surely has accumulated a hefty amount of money without any doubt. Currently, he is serving the Fox News Channel as a contributor. According to various authorized sources, he has a net worth of $3 million in 2020. With such a great capital, he surely is living a lavish lifestyle with his family and children.

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