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Rex Hegseth


Facts of Rex Hegseth

Full NameRex Hegseth
First NameRex
Last NameHegseth
ProfessionCelebrity Kid
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NamePete Hegseth
Father ProfessionFox News Channel presenter, politician, and a former Army National Guard Officer
Mother NameSamantha Deering
Gender IdentityMale
SibilingsBoone Hegseth and Gunner Hegseth
Date of BirthSeptember 30,2015
Age8 years

Rex Hegseth is best known as son of Fox News Channel presenter, politician, and a former Army National Guard Officer Pete Hegseth.

Father, Pete Hegseth

Pete Hegseth's full name Pete Brian Hegseth was born on 6 June 1980 in Forest Lake, Minnesota, the United States to Brian Hegseth and Penny Hegseth

He used to play basketball when he was young. He graduated from Princeton University in 2003. 

He came to prominence after emerging as a strong President Trump supporter

He was considered to head the United States Department of Veteran Affairs in the Trump Administration, but the major veteran group objected to that decision. 

Parent's Marriage

His mother's name is Samantha Deering

The couple got married on June 2010 after having love affairs for several years. 

They tied a knot in St. John's Episcopal Church in Washington, D.C.

Rex Hegseth's parents, Pete and Samantha Deering
Rex Hegseth's parents, Pete and Samantha Deering. Source: Celebily

They have three children together.

Prior, Pete had married Meredith Schwarz in 2005 and got divorced in 2009.

Pete Extramarital Affair 

The couple married life was going well, but all of a sudden, Pete's extramarital affair came out. 

He was having an extramarital relationship with now-wife Jennifer Rauchet in 2016 despite being a married man. 

Jennifer Rauchet is a Fox executive producer, and they met while working together. 

During his marriage to Samantha, Jennifer was pregnant with his child, and they welcomed their daughter Gwen Hegseth in August 2017.

Rex Hegseth's father, Pete Hegseth with his wife and daughter
Rex Hegseth's father, Pete Hegseth with his wife and daughter. Source: Instagram

Parent's Divorce

His mother's married life was shattered after his father cheated her on another lady. 

They had spent seven years as husband and wife together. 

Samantha filed for divorce, and their divorce was finalized in 2017

After that, Samantha is spending a single life and happy with her three children. 

Pete got married to Jennifer on 16 August 2019 in the presence of their children. 

Jennifer has three children from her previous relationship.

Pete with his newlywed wife Jennifer and children
Pete with his newlywed wife Jennifer and children. Source: Instagram

Adorable Moment With His Father

His father has shared several photos of him on his Instagram account. 

He has shared all the precious moments in his Instagram with him.  

He posted several photos with him on 29 August 2019 on his Instagram. 

In that photo, he took his little son to Food and Fun at Minnesota State Fair and he spent the whole day with him.

It seems Rex had a great time there. 

In those photos, moments of him such as playing, talking with people, sleeping in the lap of the father in bench, and many other cuter moments are captured.

The caption is 

'Rocked the Fair…'

Rex Hegseth with his father
Rex Hegseth with his father. Source: Instagram

Net Worth

His father has a net worth of 3 million dollars. His expected salary at Fox Channel is 250 thousand dollars per year

He manages to earn that sum of money from his journalism career

He is an author too and already published a book named 'In The Arena.' 

He has served as being an army for many years. He has served as a veteran of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

After retirement from the army, he joined Fox Channel in 2014. 

He is the presenter of the popular show 'Fox & Friends' since 2017. 

He has interviewed and hosted several programs on Fox Channel.

Some of Fox Channel journalist with their net worth and salary are shown below.

NameSalary DollarsNet Worth (Dollars)
Sean Hannity40 million250 million
Shepard Smith10 million25 million
Tucker Carlson6 million20 million


  1. He was born on 30 September 2015 in the United States.
  2. He is American by nationality.
  3. His weight is 9 lbs. 13 oz at the time of his birth.
  4. He has two big brothers Boone and Gunner.

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Updated On Tue Jul 20 2021 Published On Fri May 15 2020 By shaumya

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