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Pete Hegseth
Pete Hegseth

Pete Hegseth Biography

Pete Hegseth was born in the United States, he is a co-host of FOX News Channel’s (FNC) FOX & Friends Weekend (weekends 6-10 AM/ET). In 2014, he became a contributor to the network. Hegseth served in the Army National Guard and was the executive director of the political advocacy groups Vets For Freedom and Concerned Veterans for America. The latter, a Koch-funded conservative advocacy group, argues for more privatization of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Pete Hegseth Fox News | Wikipedia

Hegseth joined Fox News as a contributor. Hegseth has been featured on the Fox News Channel as a military commentator and has served on CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News Channel. He’s also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a National Review Online columnist. The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The New York Post, and The Washington Times have published his editorials. In 2014.

Pete Hegseth Career

Pete Hegseth was commissioned as an infantry officer in the United States Army National Guard in 2003. He worked as a guard in Guantánamo Bay the next year. He served as an infantry platoon leader and a civil-military operations officer in Baghdad and Samarra, respectively, shortly after returning from Cuba. Hegseth worked at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research after returning from Iraq. He then worked as an executive director for Vets For Freedom from 2007 until 2010. He also worked as a military expert for Fox News Channel during this time. Hegseth is also a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a contributor to National Review Online. He’s written editorials for ‘The Washington Post,’ ‘The Washington Times,’ and ‘The Wall Street Journal,’ among others.

In 2012, he was defeated by Kurt Bills for the Republican Party’s Senate endorsement in Minnesota. He was chastised in 2017 after interviewing President Donald Trump and allowing him to make false remarks without confronting him. Hegseth hurled a double-bit lumberjack axe at drummer SFC Jeff Prosperie of the West Point Band on June 14, 2015, during a live broadcast on Fox & Friends. Following the event, the channel and the band promised that no axe throwing would take place while service members performed behind the target.

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Pete Hegseth Age

How old is Pete? Hegseth is 43 years old as of 2023. He was born on June 6, 1980 in Forest Lake, Minnesota, United States. He celebrates his birthday on the sixth of June every year.

Pete Hegseth Education

He attended Forest Lake Area High School and later graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He then went on to Harvard University to earn a master’s degree in public policy.

Pete Hegseth Nationality | Ethnicity

What ethnicity is Hegseth? he belongs to the white ethnicity/heritage. Pete was born and raised in Forest Lake, Minnesota, the United States, he holds American nationality.

Pete Hegseth Height

Hegseth stands at a height of 6 feet and 1 inch(1.83 m).

Pete Hegseth Family

Hegseth was born Peter Brian Hegseth in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, to parents Penelope and Brian Hegseth.

Pete Hegseth Wife | Married

Hegseth married Meredith Schwarz, his first wife in 2004. They were married for 5 years until splitting up in 2009. They never had children during their marriage. In 2010, he married Samantha, his second wife, who were blessed with three kids throughout their 7-year marriage.

Gwen, Hegseth’s fourth child from his affair with Fox Executive Producer Jennifer Cunningham Rauchet, was born in August 2017. Later that year, Hegseth and Samantha divorced. He didn’t propose to Jennifer Cunningham with an engagement ring until June of this year, and the two have been happily engaged since then.

Pete Hegseth Children

Pete is the father of four children from his many marriages. In 2010, he married Samantha, his second wife. Initially, the couple appeared to be in a happy relationship, and they were even blessed with three kids, Boone, Gunner, and Rex, throughout their 7-year marriage. Gwen (Daughter) is his fourth child from his romance with Jennifer Rauchet, a Fox executive producer.

Pete Hegseth Salary

How much does she earn? Hegseth earns an estimated salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500 annually.

Pete Hegseth Net Worth

Hegseth has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a co-host of FOX News Channel’s (FNC) FOX & Friends.

Pete Hegseth Author | Books

  • (2016). In the Arena.
  • (2020). American Crusade

Pete Hegseth Tattoos

Pete claimed that his tattoos reflected his love for faith, country, and military service. One of his tattoos depicts the coat of arms of the 187th Airborne Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, The army division which he served. The other tattoo States “We The People”.