Jesse Watters Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 23 Sep, 2018
Facts of Jesse Watters
Date of Birth: 1978 , July-9
Age: 40 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Name Jesse Watters
Birth Name Jesse Watters
Nick Name Jesse
Father Stephen Watters
Nationality American
Birth Place/City United States of America
Ethnicity White
Profession Telivision Personality
Working For Fox News
Net Worth $1 million
Salary Unknown
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Face Color Fair
Famous for Political humorist, commentator
Affair with Emma DiGiovine
Married Yes
Married to Noelle Watters
Children Ellie Watters and Sophie Watters
Divorce Noelle Watters
Education Trinity College (2001)
TV Show Watters' World
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Jesse Watters is a political humorist, commentator, and a reputed personality. He is best known as an American critic on the Fox News Channel. He previously appeared on the former political talk show called The O'Reilly Factor. Watters is also famous for his show, Watters' WorldRegarding his personal life, Watters was accused of cheating on her wife in 2017. Due to such reason, his wife filed divorce after sharing two twin girls together. 

Early Life And Education Of Jesse Watters

Watters was born on July 9, 1978, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania under the birth sign Cancer. He is the son of  Stephen Watters and Anne Watters whom he made very proud with his hard work and dedication.

As per his bio, his parents raised him in the Germantown and later East Falls neighborhoods. Watters attended William Penn Charter School. Later, he along with his family moved to Lond Island in New York. 

Watters earned a Bachelor degree of Arts in history from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. 

Jesse Watters' Career

Watters made his career debut on the Fox News Show called Outnumbered on June 11, 2014. He occasionally appears as a guest co-host in that show.

Watters currently serves as a host of Watters' World and co-host of The Five on Fox News Channel. He joined the network in 2002 as a production assistant. He made his debut on the program on November 20, 2015. He is characterized as an ambush journalist during that time. 

 

 

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Watters was criticized for a segment of Watters' World in October 2016, which was highly considered racist toward Asian Americans.

In April 2017, Watters joined The Five as a co-host. He came under scrutiny for making what critics called a lewd gesture about Ivanka Trump and commenting on the way she was speaking into a microphone. He announced that he would be "taking a vacation" for the remainder of the week amid calls for his firing, the day after Watters made the comments.

Jesse Watters' Net Worth And Salary

Jesse Watters has been doing very well, and he has been making good money and salary as well. According to some sources, he has an incredible net worth of $1 million, and this proves how successful he has been in his career.

Watters is quite tall as has the height of 6 feet 1 inch. 

Jesse Watters' Personal Life And Affairs 

Jesse Watters is married and has two children. He married his girlfriend, Noelle Inguagiato Watters after an affair for several of years. The couple is blessed with twins daughter, Ellie Watters and Sophie Watters who was born in 2011. 

Watters currently lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with his pretty wife and children. He is enjoying his lifestyles as well as his work. 

Their relationship is going on pretty well until his wife filed a divorce in October 2017. His wife accused him of cheating her with a 25-year-old associate producer, Emma DiGiovine. Watters confirmed his relationship with DiGiovine shortly after the divorce with his wife. As per some sources, Watters and DiGiovine are still dating, however, he has not confirmed yet. 

Controversies

Chinatown segment 

Watters was criticized for considering racist toward Asian American in a segment of ''Watters World.'' He asked Chinese Americans, ''if they knew karate if he should bow before he greets them, or if their watches were stolen.''

Due to his words, Watters was highly criticized by many personalities  and association including Asian American Journalists Association which issued a statement,

''We should be far beyond tired, racist stereotypes and target an ethnic group for humiliation and objectification on the basis of their race.''

In 2016, Watters tweeted a non-apology statement,

''My man-on-the-street interviews are meant to be taken as tongue-in-cheek and I regret if anyone found offense. ... As a political humorist, the Chinatown segment was intended to be a light piece, as all Watters World segments are.''

Ivanka Trump comments

Two days after joining The Five in 2017, Watters made an on-air comment on Ivanka Trump for which he was highly criticized.

After the clip of the show went viral, Watters stated,

''During the break, we were commenting on Ivanka's voice and how it was low and steady and resonates like a smooth jazz radio DJ...This was in no way a joke about anything else.''

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