Pete Hegseth is an American television host and political commentator who is best known for his work on Fox News. He has been a prominent figure in the media industry for many years and has established himself as one of the most respected voices in the world of politics and current affairs.
Peter Brian Hegseth was born on June 6, 1980, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. He was born to his parents, Brian Hegseth and Penelope Hegseth. His father was a former executive at 3M, and his mother was a homemaker. Pete grew up in a small town in Forest Lake, Minnesota, where he attended Forest Lake High School.
After completing high school, Pete went on to attend Princeton University, where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Politics in 2003. During his time at Princeton, he was a member of the Princeton Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps.
Career in the Military
After graduating from Princeton, Pete Hegseth joined the US Army and served as an infantry officer. He served in the Iraq War from 2005 to 2006 with the 101st Airborne Division. During his time in the military, he was awarded the Bronze Star Medal and Combat Infantryman Badge.
After leaving the military, Pete Hegseth continued to serve in the Army National Guard, eventually rising to the rank of major. He also served as an executive director of Vets For Freedom, a pro-war organization that was founded in 2006.
Pete Hegseth is married to Jennifer Rauchet, who is the vice president of the Fox Nation streaming service. The couple got married in August 2019, and they have three children together. Hegseth also has two children from his previous marriage to Meredith Schwarz.
Career in Media
Pete Hegseth began his media career as a contributor to Fox News in 2014. He quickly became a regular guest on the network and was eventually given his own show, “Fox & Friends Weekend,” in 2017.
In addition to his work on Fox News, Hegseth is also a frequent guest on other news networks, including CNN and MSNBC. He has also appeared as a commentator on various radio shows and podcasts.
Pete HegsethHeight and Physical Appearance
Pete Hegseth is 6 feet tall (1.83 meters) and weighs around 180 pounds (81 kg). He has a muscular build and is known for his rugged good looks.
Pete Hegseth Siblings
Pete Hegseth has two siblings, both of whom are younger than him. His brother is named Ben Hegseth, and his sister is named Sarah Hegseth.
Pete Hegseth has been a prominent figure on Fox News for many years, and he is known for his conservative views and his outspoken opinions on a variety of political and social issues. He has covered many major news stories, including the 2016 presidential election, the North Korean nuclear crisis, and the Syrian civil war.
Hegseth has also been involved in various controversies during his time at Fox News. In 2018, he faced criticism for saying that he had not washed his hands in 10 years, claiming that germs were not a real thing because he could not see them. He later clarified that he was joking.