Who Is Journalist Pete Hegseth’s Wife, Samantha Hegseth?

Samantha Hegseth is an ex-wife of former U.S. military officer, now a broadcast journalist, Pete Hegseth.

She was born in on January 1, 1980, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in the United States of America. She is a Capricorn and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity with an American nationality.

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How Old Samantha Hegseth Now?

Samantha is 42 years as of January 2022.

Family & Educational Background

There is no information about Samantha Hegseth’s early life, education and family as she has kept most part of her privately.

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Samantha’s Ex-Husband Was A Former U.S. military officer, but now a broadcast journalist

Samantha Hegseth & Pete Hegseth (Cheating & Divorce)

Pete Hegseth met Samantha Hegseth  when he was still with his first wife, Meredith Schwar.

Meredith Schwarz left Pete Hegseth because he had an affair with a colleague.

Pete and Samantha started a romantic relationship in 2009 while Pete finally divorced his ex-wife in 2009.

In 2010, Pete Hegseth tied the knot with Samantha Hegseth at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Washington D.C.

After seven years of their marriage, Pete Hegseth had an extramarital affair with a coworker who is a producer at Fox named Rauchet.

Samantha filed for a divorce in 2017 in Minnesota a month before she gave birth to their daughter, Jennifer Cunningham Rauchet.

Despite being a astute journalist and a spouse, Samantha Hegseth did not shy away from ending her marriage to Pete Hegseth after he cheated on her.

It was likely to show that she was devoted to her marriage and refused to share it with a different woman.

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Pete Hegseth tied the knot with Samantha Hegseth at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Washington D.C.

Samantha’s Work Experience With Pete Hegseth

She worked with a political company, Vet For Freedom company before meeting Pete Hegseth. She was the spokesperson for the company.

Vet For Freedom is a political advocacy organization founded in 2006. It was founded as the 527 Group by veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, and are a tax-exempt non-profit organization.

It was during her work with the company as the spokesperson that she met Pete Hegseth which led to their marriage.

How Many Children Does Samantha Hegseth & Pete Hegseth Have?

Samantha and Pete Hegseth have a total of three children together. They had their first child before their marriage in 2010.

She gave birth to their first son named Gunner Hegseth. Later, she had two more children. Boone Hegseth was born in August of 2012, while Rex Hegseth was born in 2016.

Even though Samantha is gracefully living a happy single life, Pete on the other hand is in a relationship with Jennifer while the couple has a daughter named Gwen Hegseth.

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Photo Of Pete Hegseth And Ex-Wife, Samantha Hegseth With Their 7 Children

How Much Is Samantha Hegseth Worth?

Samantha Hegseth has an accumulated net worth of $500,000, but her ex-husband, with whom she has three children, has an estimated value of $3 million according to trusted sources.



Samantha Hegseth

Date of Birth

January 1, 1980

Place of Birth

Minneapolis, Minnesota, in the United States of America


42 as of January 2022

Zodiac Sign



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Educational Background

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Former Spokeperson At Vet For Freedom company


Pete Hegseth

Number of Children

Two (2)

Names of Children

Gunner Hegseth, born in August of 2012, and Hegseth, born in 2016.




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