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Samantha Hegseth

Samantha Hegseth

Samantha Hegseth is the ex-wife of Pete Hegseth who is a Fox News Channel contributor. He is also the co-host of the ‘Fox & Friends Weekend’ as well as a senior political analyst at Fox News, offering analysis across all the Fox News and Fox Business programs.

Samantha Hegseth was born on 1st January 1980 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. As of 2019, she is 39 years old and her birth sign Capricorn. By nationality, she is American and her ethnicity is white.

By profession, Samantha is an American host. She was previously working together with her ex-husband Pete for Vets for Freedom.

Who Is Her Ex-Husband?

Samantha’s ex-husband Pete Hegseth is a contributor to Fox News Channel. He is also a former military officer who has served in Afghanistan and Iraq wars. From 2011 to 2012, he served a senior counterinsurgency instructor at the Counterinsurgency Training Center in Kabul with the Minnesota National Guard. Furthermore, Pete also served as the executive director to Vets For Freedom.

Her Ex-Husband’s Career

In 2003, Pete Hegseth graduated from Princeton University and the same year he joined the U.S. Army National Guard as an infantry officer. He served as a guard at the Guantanamo Bay. Then he served as an infantry platoon leader as well as a civil-military operations officer in Baghdad and Samarra. In the year 2004, Pete was awarded the Army Commendation Medal.
Fox News Channel's contributor, Pete Hegseth
Caption: Fox News Channel’s contributor, Pete Hegseth (Photo: Mediaite )

Pete started to work as an executive director at Vets For Freedom and he worked there from 2007 to 2010. After that, in 2011, he became the senior counterinsurgency instructor at the Counterinsurgency Training Center in Kabul. Following the next year, in 2012, he also renders his service as a CEO at Concerned Veterans for America. Pete Hegseth also was considered heading the United States Department of Veteran Affairs in the Trump administration. But major veterans’ groups objected, he was not selected for the post.

In 2014, he joined the Fox News Channel as a contributor. He also made multiple television appearances on the Fox News Channel, CNN, and MSNBC. He has worked as the author of many editorials including The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, New York Post, and The Washington Times as well. Pete has also written a book titled ‘In the Arena’. Currently, he is working as a  contributor and Senior Political Analyst at FOX News Channel.

Samantha Hegseth & Her Husband’s Divorce

Samantha Hegseth is a divorced woman. But previously, she was married to Pete Hegseth, an American Fox News Channel contributor, and former military officer. She met her husband Pete through a mutual friend and started dating each other after some meetings. During that time, Pete was divorced from Meredith Schwarz and she is his first wife. The couple married in 2004 and separated their ways in 2009.

Samantha and Pete dated for a few years and finally tied the wedding vows in 2010 at St John’s Episcopal Church of Washington D.C.  Samantha has three children with her then-husband Pete. The couple was blessed with their first child named Gunner Hegseth in June 2010. They welcomed their second child named Boone Hegseth, in August 2012. Finally, the duo had third child Rex Hegseth in the year 2016. After staying together for 7 years as husband and wife, Samantha and Pete separated up in September 2017.

Pete Hegseth with his girlfriend Jennifer
Caption: Pete Hegseth with his girlfriend Jennifer (Photo: Married Wiki)

The reason for their divorce is Pete’s extra-marital affair with Fox producer Jennifer Cunningham Ratchet. Just after one month of his divorce, Jennifer gave birth to a child named Gwendolyn Hegseth in August 2017. Currently, Pete is in an open relationship with Jennifer and they are happily enjoying their life together.

Her Ex-Husband’s Net Worth

Samantha has not revealed her net worth. But she might have earned a good sum of money while working in  Vets For Freedom with her ex-husband Pete who was the director of the organization at that time. As of now, she is living a lavish life with her children.

On the other hand, her ex-husband, Pete Hegseth has a net worth of around $3 million as of 2019. His salary is expected to be over $250 thousand from the Fox News channel.

Samantha Hegseth’s Height

Samantha Hegseth has a height of 5 feet 5 inches with average body weight. Her eye color is dark brown and her hair color is black.

Facts of Samantha Hegseth

Full NameSamantha Hegseth
Date Of Birth1st January 1980
Age39 years 10 months
HoroscopeCapricorn
Place Of BirthMinneapolis, Minnesota
Height5 feet 5 inches
NationalityAmerican
ChildrenGunner Hegseth, Boone Hegseth,Rex Hegseth

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