Pete Hegseth is an American author, broadcast journalists and former U.S. Army officer. Pete Hegseth was born on June 6, 1980, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. He seems to be the only child of his parents, Penelope Hegseth and Brian Hegseth. His nationality is American and of Caucasian heritage.
Pete Hegseth grew up in Forest Lake, Minnesota with his family and attended Forest Lake Area High School in Forest Lake, Minnesota. After that, he pursued a Bachelor of Arts from Princeton University in 2003 where he worked as a journalist.
After graduation, he was commissioned as an infantry officer into the U.S. Army National Guard in 2003 and in 2004, he received the Army Commendation Medal award. He was formerly the CEO of Concerned Veterans for America. Between 2007 and 2010, he worked as a Fox News Channel military analyst and made multiple television appearances on the Fox News Channel, CNN, and MSNBC. He currently works as a FOX News Channel contributor. He worked as an executive director of Vets For Freedom in his past where he met his second wife, Samantha Hegseth.
Pete Hegseth Net Worth
Pete Hegseth has an estimated net worth of $3 million. Accumulated wealth from his military work, journalism and other private business. He receives more than $250 thousand per annum.
Wife and Children
Pete Hegseth first married Meredith Schwarz in 2014 but they broke up in 2009 after he was accused of an extramarital affair with a colleague. He then married Samantha Hegseth who was the spokesperson for Vets For Freedom where he was the director. The couple has four children, Gunner, Boone, and Rex. Pete Hegseth was accused of another extramarital affair with a coworker at fox news who is an executive producer, Jennifer Rauchet and Samantha filed for a divorced in 2017. In August 2019, Pete Hegseth married Jennifer and they had a child in 2017 called Gweny.