Samantha Hegseth Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 05 Sep, 2019
Facts of Samantha Hegseth
Date of Birth: 1980 , January-1
Age: 39 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
Name Samantha Hegseth
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Ethnicity White
Profession Host
Net Worth $1 million
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Brown
Married to Pete Hegseth (2010)
Children Gunner Hegseth, Boone Hegseth, Rex Hegseth
Divorce Pete Hegseth(2017)
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Professionally, Samantha Hegseth is an American host who is currently working for the FOX News Channel as a co-host of the show, Fox & Friends. Apart from this, she is also known for being the second wife of Pete Hegseth (former reserve military officer) with whom she divorced in 2017.

Early Life, Wiki-Bio, And Education

Samantha Hegseth was born under the birth sign Capricorn on the New Years Day of 1980 (i.e., January 1, 1980) in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She posses American nationality and belongs to the white ethnical group.

As Samantha is secretive about her personal life, thus, she has not disclosed anything about her parents, siblings, family life, educational background, and so on.

Professional Career

Samantha Hegseth previously worked as the spokeswoman for Vets for Freedom along with her ex-husband, Pete Hegseth. The organization was founded by a group of Afghan and Iraq war veterans. The main motto of the organization is to promote the recruitment of US Troops during the 2007 Iraq War.

Currently, she is working at the FOX News Channel where she can be seen as the co-host of show, Fox & Friends

Net Worth and Salary

The professional Fox News host, Samantha Hegseth, who has a height of 5 feet 5 inches is going very sucessful in her TV hosting career. As of 2019, she supposedly has a net worth of around $1 million. She has made her million dollars net worth from her hosting career as well as from her divorce settlement with ex-husband Pete Hegseth, who has a $3 million fortune.

She is a well known FOX News Channel host, from where she makes around $50,000 per annum. 

Personal Life: Married, Children, and Divorce

Aged 39 years old, Samantha Hegseth is currently single, but previously she was married to Pete Hegseth. Her ex-husband contributed as an army veteran and also worked as an American Fox News Channel contributor.

CAPTION: Samantha Hegseth and Pete day picture SOURCE: Pinterest

The former couple met each other through common friends and after a few meeting, they staring dating. At that time, Pete was divorced with his first wife, Meredith Schwartz. After a few years of relationship, the couple tied the knot at the St John’s Episcopal Church in 2010.

Unfortunately, their relationship didn't work for more than seven years as they divorced. Samantha filed for divorce in September 2017 after she found out her husband was in an extramarital affair with the Fox producer Jennifer Cunningham Rauchet.

After the divorce, Pete has been in an open relationship with Jennifer while Samantha is living a single life and taking care of her kids. 


Together, the couple has welcomed three children. Their first child son, Gunner Hegseth, was born before their marriage on June 2010. After two years of their first-born, they were blessed with a baby daughter Boone Hegseth, born in August 2012. And just before the one month of divorce, they had a third child son, Rex Hegseth in 2016.