Who is Samantha Hegseth? Ex-Wife Of Pete Hegseth

by Mela Mon Mar 27 2023 Updated On Mon Mar 27 2023
Who is Samantha Hegseth? Ex-Wife Of Pete Hegseth

Samantha Hegseth is the ex-wife of Pete Hegseth, a famous American television host

Samantha is a well-known personality. She was part of Fox News Channel.

Samantha's maiden name is Samantha Deering. She belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity with American nationality

She grew up in Minneapolis, United States.

Samantha Hegseth's ex-husband and their children.
Samantha Hegseth's ex-husband and their children. Source: Instagram

Married Life

Samantha and Pete got married in 2010. Pete was married to Meredith Schwar, but they eventually divorced in 2009

Pete and Samantha have three children together. Their firstborn son's name is Gunner Hegseth

He was born in 2010 before they got married. After their wedding, they had two children. 

They are Boone Hegseth and Rex Hegseth, born in 2012  and 2016. Unfortunately, their marriage didn't go well, so the couple divorced. 

Samantha Hegseth with her ex-husband, Pete Hegseth.
Samantha Hegseth with her ex-husband, Pete Hegseth. Source: Gudstory

The reason for their separation was Pete having an extramarital affair with Jennifer Rauchet.

Jennifer got pregnant with Pete's child and gave birth to their child. After that news, Samanta found out and divorced him in 2017.

And after that, Pete married Jennifer in 2019. They have a child together, and she has three children from her previous marriage.

Samantha Divorced Pete

Pete was married before Samantha, but he ended that marriage due to his involvement with Samantha

Pete's ex-wife Meredith filed a divorce after that; Samantha and Pete had a happy life with their children. 

In 2016, there were rumors about Pete having extramarital affairs. 

There were so many controversies about it, but Samantha still supported her husband and denied all the rumors. 

But it all came apart. After some time, the rumors confirmed that Pete was having an affair with Jennifer Rauchet, an executive producer of Fox Nation. Then, after seven years of marriage, they ended up getting divorced. 

Samantha is single now and focusing on her career and children. 

She allowed Pete to take his role as a father for their children because she didn’t want them to have an absent father. 

They are co-parenting now. Samantha once said Pete is bent backward to ensure he kept his father's role. 

Samantha is a hard-working woman who doesn’t dig for popularity. Instead, she is good at whatever she does. 

Pete Hegseth with his wife, Jennifer Rauchet, and their daughter.
Pete Hegseth with his wife, Jennifer Rauchet, and their daughter. Source: Instagram


Samantha was born on January 1, 1970, in Minneapolis, United States of America. She is 53 years old as of 2023

Her height is 5 feet 5 inches. And she weighs about 55 kg.

Net Worth

Samantha‘s net worth is about $3 Million. She is living a comfortable life as a single mother. And her ex-husband Pete's net worth is about $19 Million

About Her Career 

Samantha is a spokesperson and host. In 2006 Samantha was part of the Vets for Freedom political advocacy organization. 

She worked as a spokesperson for this company. War veterans established this organization. 

They supported Joseph Lieberman, who served as a senator

The organization does campaigns, gets massive amounts of money, and is funded by the well-known Koch brothers

The organization was famous and got lots of donations from Sheldon Adelson, a renowned casino magnate

Samantha met Pete while working for this company, where Pete was the executive director

Samantha is currently working as a co-host in a show named Fox & Friend. She is successful in her career and living lavish life. 

And she has collected a vast amount of fortune over the years. 

Her source of income is from her job, but she also received a massive amount from her divorce from Pete.

They did their settlement on a thousand dollars as a part of the negotiation. 

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