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Samantha Hegseth

Samantha Hegseth

Facts of Samantha Hegseth

Full Name: Samantha Hegseth
Birth Date: January 1, 1980
Age: 39 years
Gender: Female
Profession: Host
Country: United States
Horoscope: Capricorn
Married Pete Hegseth (2010)
Divorce Pete Hegseth(2017)
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Birth PlaceMinneapolis, Minnesota
KidsGunner Hegseth, Boone Hegseth, Rex Hegseth
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Samantha Hegseth is a ‘Fox & Friend’ co-host, who currently works as a contributor for FOX News Channel. Rather than her profession, Samantha is well known as a second wife of Pete Hegseth who is a former reserve military officer and former executive director of the political advocacy groups Vets.

The US Army Veteran, Pete who had served in Iraq, Cuba, and Afghanistan as well. Let’s know more about her bio, married, divorce, professional life, and some interesting facts.


Samantha Hegseth was born in the city of Minneapolis in Minnesota on January 1, 1980. As of 2019, her age is 39 years old with her birth sign, Capricorn. Samantha Hegseth holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnical background. However, the information about her parents’ siblings and education are unavailable.

Samantha Hegseth’s Divorce from Pete Hegseth

Talking about her personal life, Samantha Hegseth was a married woman. Previously, she was married to Pete Hegseth. Samantha and Pete met through a mutual friend. They fell in love with each other in their first meeting. Samantha met Pete after the divorce of Pete with his first wife, Meredith Schwarz. In 2004, Pete married Meredith. They stayed together for five years and divorced in 2009.

Samantha Hegseth and Pete Hegseth wedding pic in 2010
Caption: Samantha Hegseth and Pete Hegseth wedding pic in 2010

While the love bird was dating, they gave birth to their first child as a son, Gunner Hegseth in 2010. Afterwards, the couple decided to marry. Therefore, in June 2010, the duo wedded. Their marriage took place at St John’s Episcopal Church in Richmond, VA, United States.

Likewise, the married couple welcomed other two beautiful children after marriage. They named their second child as Boone Hegseth and youngest child as Rex Hegseth was born in 2016.

They are studying at the Liberty Classical Academy in Maplewood, Minnesota. In 2012, Pete said his wife and children:

“I couldn’t love them more. It makes getting up every day an easy thing to do”.

Peat also twitted:

They stayed together after married for seven years. However, the marriage ended up with divorce and the divorce was finalized in 2017. It was reported that Pete cheated his wife. So, in September 2017, Samantha filed for divorce against Pete. At that time, Pete had an affair with a Fox producer, Jennifer Cunningham Ratchet and also has a daughter from their relationship.

In addition, Pete even talks about traditional family values. In 2016, in the same book ‘In the Arena’ Pete wrote:

“The focus on family policy should instead be on strengthening families and creating good citizens by preventing divorce of parents with children, encouraging large productive families …,”

Pete Hegseth’s Hammer Incident

Pete Hegseth had thrown an axe during a live broadcast. But instead of hitting the bulls mark, the ax flew above and nearly hit one of the drummers.

One of the drummers, Jim Prosperie said:

“My leadership told me they were told there would be no axe throwing. I think the anchor person went rogue and decided to throw it.”

Also, he posted on Facebook:

“Poor decision, obvious negligence, should not have happened, could have been avoided.”

What is the Net Worth and Salary of Samantha Hegseth?

According to the year 2019, the estimated net worth of Samantha Hegseth is still under the review. From her previous Profession at Vets for Freedom where Samantha worked with former husband Pete Hegseth. She might earn a decent amount of money fro there. Currently, Samantha is living a luxurious life together with her children.

Pete Hegseth
Caption: Samantha Hegseth’s Ex-Husband, Pete Hegseth with Kids

Likewise, the net worth of Peter has calculated around $3 million. His expected salary is over $250 thousand from Fox News. In addition, Pete frequently shares adorable photos of his children on Instagram flaunting expensive gadgets.


Talking about her professional career, previously, Samantha worked together with ex-husband Pete for Vets for Freedom which is an organization. That organization works for recruitment of troops in Iraq. From the year 2007 to 2012,  Samantha’s former husband Pete was the executive director of the organization.

Currently, Pete works as a contributor for the FOX News Channel. There Pete does analysis and commentary across FNC’s daytime and primetime programming.

Height and Weight

Samantha Hegestha has an attractive body figure. She has an average height with supporting body weight but her actual figure of height and weight is missing. She has a dark brown eye color and black hair color. Samantha Hegseth is not active on any sorts of social networking sites including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.