Quick Facts of Samantha Hegseth

  • Full NameSamantha Hegseth
  • Date of Birth1980 /01 /01
  • NicknameSamantha
  • Marital StatusDivorced
  • BirthplaceMinneapolis in Minnesota
  • EthnicityWhite
  • ProfessionCo-host
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Eye colourBlack
  • Hair colourDark Brown
  • SpousePete Hegseth(ex-spouse)
  • Children3
  • HoroscopeCapricorn

Samantha Hegseth is the co-host of Fox & Friend who currently works as a contributor for FOX News Channel. Rather than her profession, she is the best known as a second wife of former executive director of Vets For Freedom Pete Hegseth. In the past, Hegseth used to work with her former husband at Vets for Freedom.

Let’s know more about her personal, professional life and some interesting facts about Samantha Hegseth. So stay tuned until the last.

Early Life of Samantha Hegseth

Samantha Hegseth was born on 1st January 1980 in the city of Minneapolis in Minnesota. As of now, she is 39 years old with the birth sign Capricorn. She hasn’t disclosed information about her parents and siblings.

Hegseth holds American citizenship and belongs to white ethnicity.


Net Worth

Samantha Hegseth, who previously worked at Vets for Freedom with former husband Pete, has not revealed her net worth but is estimated to have the wealth worth $500,000. As a contributor for FOX News Channel, she reportedly earns about $50,000 annually which is the primary source of her income currently.

In addition, Samantha might have received some benefits as divorce alimony from her husband in the form of spousal support to support her living. At the present time, Hegseth is living a comfortable life.

Hegseth’s ex-husband, Pete Hegseth is popularly known in the field of journalism. Likewise, Peter’s net worth is estimated to be around $3 million as of 2019 with the salary expected to be over $250 thousand from the Fox News channel. Currently, Pete lives in a well-luxurious and well-furnished house in Minnesota. Besides, Pete frequently shares adorable pictures of his children on Instagram flaunting expensive gadgets.

Ex-Husband, Pete Hegseth

The 38 years old, Samantha Hegseth is a divorced woman and is currently living a single life. Previously, she was married to her husband, Pete Hegseth, an American Fox News Channel contributor and army veteran.

Samantha Hegseth with her ex-husband Pete Hegseth in the wedding day
Samantha Hegseth with her ex-husband Pete Hegseth in the wedding day

Hegseth and her husband Pete met through a mutual friend and started dating each other after some meetings. During that time, Pete was separated from his first wife Meredith Schwartz who was his high school girlfriend and was in search of a new partner.

After dating for a few years they exchanged the wedding vows in 2010 at the St John’s Episcopal Church of Washington D.C.

After the marriage, Samantha and her then-husband Pete were blessed with 3 children. The couple became the parents of their first child named Gunner Hegseth in June 2010, before their marriage.

Moreover, the wedded couple became parents for the second time with the birth of second child Boone Hegseth, in August 2012. Then, Samantha gave birth to their third child Rex Hegseth in 2016. The couple’s three sons attended Eagle Brook Church and are currently studying at the Liberty Classical Academy.

Samantha Hegseth children: Gunner, Boone, and Rex
Samantha Hegseth children: Gunner, Boone, and Rex

The couple stayed together for 7 years and enjoyed their married life but then had a turning point. Unfortunately, Samantha filed for divorce against her husband in September 2017 because of Pete’s extra-marital affair with Fox producer Jennifer Cunningham Rauchet. In contrast, the divorce from Samantha came 1 month after the birth of Pete and Jennifer’s daughter.

After divorce, Samantha Hegseth is reported to be single and is yet to get married again. 

Body Statistics

The co-host of Fox & Friend, Samantha Hegseth has an attractive body figure with average height and supporting body weight. However, her exact figure of height and weight isn’t available. Her eye color is a dark brown and hair color is black. Besides, she is not active on any of the social networking sites like Facebook, Instagram as well as Twitter.