Where Is Pete Hegseth’s Ex-Wife Samantha Hegseth Now? Her Marriage & Divorce

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Where Is Pete Hegseth’s Ex-Wife Samantha Hegseth Now? Her Marriage & Divorce

If you know the American Fox News Channel Contributor Pete Hegseth, you are probably aware that he is married thrice. One of his long-term marital relationships was with his second wife, Samantha Hegseth.

Though Samantha and Pete are no more together, she has earned enough recognition in the media. In this article, we are going to talk in detail about her career, relationship with Pete. Also, find out what she is after her divorce from her ex-husband.

Let’s begin.

Samantha Hegseth Bio: Early Life, Education

Samantha Hegseth was born Samantha Deering on January 1, 1980, in Minnesota. Growing in a very ordinary family, she spent most of her early years in her hometown.

Talking about her nationality, she is an American and is Caucasian in terms of ethnicity. Her birth sign is Capricorn. Unfortunately, Samantha has not revealed about her parents. It looks like she cares about the privacy of her father and mother as much as anything.

Over the years, she has maintained complete privacy about her family. Also, there are no details on whether Deering has any siblings.

Samantha Was Married To Ex-Husband Pete Hegseth

As we mentioned earlier, Samantha Hegseth, aka Samantha Deering, is the second wife of American television host and author Pete Hegseth. The couple married in June 2010 at the St. John’s Episcopal Church in Richmond, Virginia.

Samantha Hegseth's Husband Pete With His Now Wife Jennifer And Their Children
Samantha Hegseth’s Husband Pete With His Now Wife Jennifer And Their Children

If reports are to be believed, their marriage was a very intimate ceremony. In fact, very few friends and family members attended their big day.

Talking about their first meeting, they reportedly met through a mutual friend in late 2009. As expected, the couple hit it off in the first meeting and eventually began dating.

Samantha Hegseth Has Three Children

From her marital relationship with Pete Hegseth, Samantha has three children. She welcomed her first child, a son named Gunner Hegseth, even before her marriage.

She gave birth to her second child Boone in August 2012. Likewise, the youngest child a son, Rex Brian Hegseth was reportedly born in 2016. Reportedly, all her kids attended Liberty Classical Academy in Minnesota.

Well, all her kids share a great relationship with their parents.

Why Did Samantha Divorce Pete?

After over seven years of marriage, Samantha went through an ugly divorce with Pete. As per the reports, they had a divorce because of Pete’s extramarital relationship with his colleague.

While the couple was still married, Pete was reportedly involved in a romantic relationship with a Fox producer named Jennifer Cunningham Rauchet.

Subsequently, Samantha filed for divorce from Pete. The divorce procedure began in September 2017, and the ex-pair finalized their divorce later that year.

What Is Samantha Doing After Divorce?

Since her divorce from Pete, Samantha has completely avoided the limelight. It has been years, and she has not made any interactions with the media.

It looks like she does not indulge in the attention anymore. Though she has become some sort of a recluse at present, we hope she enjoys her life away from the public glare.

Samantha’s Ex-Spouse Pete Hegseth Is Married Thrice

The ex-husband of Samantha Hegseth, Pete, is married three times so far. He was first married to Meredith Schwarz.  The duo married in 2004 and was in a marital relationship for over five years. They finally got a divorce in 2009. While the exact reason for their divorce is unknown, they allegedly divorced because of Pete’s infidelity.

Soon after the divorce with Meredith, Pete married Samantha. Like we mentioned, they tied the knot in 2010 and divorced in 2017. After separation from Samantha, he married for the third time to TV broadcaster and producer Jennifer Rauchet.

As per the reports, the couple walked down the aisle in 2019. It has been around 2 years since they married, and they are going pretty well in their conjugal life.