Jennifer Rauchet, an executive producer of Fox News not only shares a happy family but also the professional platform with her husband. She is the third wife of former military-turned-Fox News contributor Pete Hegseth, who is often a media interest for strong support of Trump & criticism of Democrats.
Rauchet and Hegseth are married for more than 2 years & share a daughter. Scroll down for more!!
How Old Is Jennifer Rauchet Hegseth?
Jennifer Cunningham Rauchet was born in the United States; holds American nationality & comes from a Caucasian ethnic background. She celebrates her birthday on January 31 but kept her birth year under wraps. Allegedly, the Fox News exec. producer is currently in her 40s as of 2021.
On the other, her Forest Lake, Minnesota-born husband Peter Brian Hegseth (b. June 6, 1980) is 41 years old now. Rauchet has a height of 5 feet 6 inches while Peter is 6 feet tall.
Reportedly, her father was a businessman while her mother worked as a homemaker. After high school, she enrolled at Towson University in Maryland and graduated with a degree in Journalism.
Works As Executive Producer At Fox News
Since 2006, Mrs. Rauchet works with Fox News as its executive producer. Her roles include the production of the channel’s notable shows Fox & Friends where Steve Doocy (husband of Kathy Gerrity), Ainsley Earhardt, Janice Dean & Brian Kilmeade work.
Moreover, Jennifer is the executive producer of Watter’s World, a weekly show of the channel; Jesse Watters hosts the program since 2017.
But, the success didn’t jump right into her pocket for sure. After University graduation, she worked as a production assistant in WIPX-TV in 2001.
Jennifer Rauchet Met Her Husband At Fox
Rauchet, one of the Fox News honchos, met her future husband Peter Hegseth while working at Fox News. The Princeton University alum served in the Army National Guard for almost a decade before he joined Fox in 2014. Hegseth started as a contributor to the news channel and later saw a swarm of opportunities at his doorsteps.
Notably, he is the co-host of Fox and Friends First alongside Jillian Mele, Hannity, Fox and Friends, Outnumbered, Fox News Primetime, and Fox and Friends Weekend. Sources claim that their co-ordination at Fox & Friends developed the romance between the two & would later marry.
Third Wife of Pete Hegseth- Both Share Kids From Previous Marriage
The Fox News executive producer is the third & current wife of Pete Hegseth, who currently works as Fox News host in its many primetime & weekend programs. While her husband Hegseth is a 2-time divorcee, Jennifer did have a failed marriage.
Together, the duo shares a daughter Gwen Hegseth, born in August 2017.
Both of them have 3 children from their previous relationship; with her first husband, Rauchet is the mother of 2 sons: Jackson & Luke, and a daughter named Kenzie. Moreover, she is the step-mother to 3 sons: Boone, Gunner, and Rex Hegseth, from Peter’s second wife Samantha Hegseth.
Jennifer and Peter announced their engagement via Instagram on June 16, 2019. And after 2 months, the duo married on August 16, 2019, at Trump National Golf Club Colts Neck in New Jersey. Currently, the family of 9 lives in New Jersey.
Reportedly, the two got in a relationship (had an affair) while they were still in a marital relationship with thier respective spouses. As a result, Hegseth divorce his second wife Samantha Hegseth in 2017, ending a 7-year long marriage.
His first wife Meredith Schwarz remained married for only 4 years (2005-2009).
Presence In Social Media Platforms
Rauchet is an avid user of Instagram, where most of her posts are dedicated to her family. Her IG handle @jennycdot has 6.8K followers. The brown-eyed blonde identifies herself as Christian.
Also, her beau Peter actively uses Instagram but not Twitter; he deleted his Twitter account on January 11, 2021, & confirmed it via his IG post. As of late 2021, Hegseth’s Instagram (@petehegseth) has more than 272K followers.
Sexual Harassment Controversy
Back in December 2019, Rauchet along with Fox News Channel collectively got into a controversy after the former Fox 5 anchor Britt McHenry filed a lawsuit. According to documents, McHenry told the channel’s executive producer about harassment from her co-host George Murdoch (aka Tyrus), however, Jennifer abetted the allegations & rather tried to keep away the issue.
Later, the case was settled out-of-court in a non-disclosure agreement in mid-2021. It sought McHenry out of Fox Nation but kept her in Washington D.C.-based WTTG Fox 5 shows.
How Much Is Net Worth of Jennifer Rauchet?
According to online sources, Rauchet has an estimated net worth of $1 million. Her source of income comes through her career as an executive producer of Fox News shows. Although Jennifer has her earnings sheet away from public disclosure, she supposedly takes home a salary of hundreds of thousand dollars. Thanks to her decade-long dedication at Fox News.
For a Fox News producer, the salary is about $83,473 per year on average. The payroll range for an executive producer in the United States is $51K- $170K.
Comparatively, her spouse Pete Hegseth owns way more, his fortune records $3 million, with an estimated paycheck of $250,000 annually as Fox News host. The average salary of Fox News anchor is $83,000 per year while the Fox News reporter makes around $76,000.