Who Is Pete Hegseth? Know about His Married Life and Children

May 31, 2018
First Published On: June 19, 2017
by HitBerry

Peter Brian Hegseth better known as Pete Hegseth; is a former executive director of Vets For Freedom. He also worked as a senior counter-insurgency instructor at the counter-insurgency training Center in Kabul with the Minnesota National Guard.

Pete Brian currently works as a news presenter for the Fox News. He started the job after his retirement from the military service in 2014. Pete Hegseth's career is well-known to the public. However, his personal life is not so disclosed. Check out for more about him and his personal life.

Former Major Pete Hegseth; Currently Serving as a News Presenter

The Minneapolis, Minnesota-born 36-year-old Pete served as a U.S. Army for over a decade. Before starting a career as a military, he completed his formal education. After completing his schooling from the Forest Lake Area High School he received a BA degree from Princeton University in 2003.

Former executive director of Vets For Freedom Pete HegsethFormer executive director of Vets For Freedom Pete Hegseth, Source: mprnews.org

After his graduation, Pete joined the U.S. Army National Guard as an infantry officer in 2003. Serving as an American Army officer, Pete reached in various countries like Cuba, Iraq and many others. Pete received numbers of rewards and medals including the Army Commendation Medal.

In March 2012, Pete Hegseth came to the news after he challenged Amy Klobuchar for Senate Position. Pete after joining the Republican in 2012 challenged the Democrat, running for the second time.

The great warrior from the American army, Pete retired from his job in 2014. After his retirement, he started a job as a news presenter for Fox Network. He also serves as CEO of Concerned Veterans for America.

After Donald Trump became the president, his administration hinted that Pete could be selected as head of the United States Department of Veteran Affairs. However, later the major veterans' groups objected and David Shulkin took the position.

Pete Hegseth's Married Life and His Children

Talking about the personal life of former US Army, He is a married man. He is currently in a married relation with his second wife Samantha. The Vet for Freedom executive first met his soul mate Samantha through their mutual friend. After sometimes they met, they fell in love with each other.

Pete Hegseth kissing his wife SamanthaPete Hegseth kissing his wife Samantha, Source: marriedwiki.com

The couple organized a grand ceremony at St. John's Episcopal Church in Washington D.C. where they vowed to be together for a lifetime. The lovely couple is blessed with two children. The couple gave birth to their first child Gunner before their marriage in 2009. While they had their second child Bonne back in 2012.

Pete Hegseth married Meredith SchwarzPete Hegseth married Meredith Schwarz, Source: dailykos.com

Prior to Pete's married relation with Samantha, he remained in a long time relation with his wife Meredith Schwarz. He tied a knot with his first wife in 2004. However, they couldn't remain in the relationship for a longer than five years. They confirmed their divorce in 2009.