Samantha Hegseth is the co-host of Fox & Friend, who is best known as the second wife of Pete Hegseth, a former reserve military officer.
Her Married Life and Husband
As of now, she is single and living a happy life. However, she was married in the past to Pete Hegseth. It was their mutual friend who brought them together.
After their first meeting, the pair soon started dating each other.
After dating for a few years and knowing each other, they decided to take their relationship to the next level. In 2010 the love duo exchanged the wedding vows at St. John’s Episcopal Church of Washington D.C.
She had three children from her former husband. The couple had their first baby before their marriage. They named their first child, Gunner Hegseth, who was born in June 2010.
All her three sons are currently attending the Liberty Classical Academy.
What was the reason behind divorce?
The couple was living a blissful married life with their three children until one of them chose to have an extramarital affair.
It was her husband who gave her reason to file for divorce against him.
She learned about his affair with the Fox producer Jennifer Cunningham Rauchet and soon filed for divorce in September 2017.
Her Husband’s Past and Present Affairs
Before marrying Samantha, her husband was married, Meredith Schwarz. The couple got hitched in 2004 and after five years of marriage got divorced in 2009.
Her former husband is currently married to the Fox Executive Producer, Jennifer Rauchet. They tied the wedding knot in August 2019 at one of the golf clubs of President Donald Trump.
Here is a picture of Pete’s current wife, Jennifer, and daughter Gwen Hegseth.
Her Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $500000. The primary source of her income is the FOX News Channel, where she works as a contributor. She earns an average salary of $50000 per year as a contributor.
In her initial days, she used to work with her former husband, Pete, for an organization named Vets for Freedom. The organization was meant for lobbying for more recruitment of troops in Iraq. She worked there as a spokeswoman in 2008.
Her Husband’s Net Worth
Pete has an estimated net worth of $3 million, which he has earned through various endeavors. His estimated net worth of $3 million is around 2294605 in pounds sterling.
How Did Pete Earn It?
He started his career in 2003 as an infantry officer in the U.S. Army National Guard. He then voluntarily served as an infantry platoon leader in Baghdad.
He received several honors and medals when he fought in the Iraq war. Below is the list of medals:
|1||Combat Infantryman Badge|
|2||Bronze Star Medal|
|3||Army Commendation Medal|
In 2007 he started working as an executive director for an organization called Vets for Freedom. He worked there for three years until 2010.
He then joined the Fox News Channel, where he served as a military analyst. He also appeared on channels such as FOX, MSNBC and CNN.
He is also the author for various editorials of The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Times, and New York Post.
He loves spending his spare time with his wife and adorable children.
On September 2, 2018, he posted a picture with his wife and children captioned as,
“Back to work.”
The family had a good time at the Camp Taylor Campground.
- Samantha was born on January 1, 1970, which makes her age 50 as of 2020.
- Her husband has a daughter named Gwen from his current wife, Jennifer.
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