The host of “The Sean Hannity Show”, Sean Hannity is often referred to as a political commentator, because why not! He also hosts another show named “Hannity” that airs on Fox News. Professionally, he is a radio show host, television host, political commentator, and author too. He openly supports the Republican party and holds a keen interest in politics.
Sean Hannity is seen as one of the most avid supporters of Donald Trump. He was amongst the people who also supported the idea that Barack Obama wasn’t an appropriate president for America.
|Full Name:||Sean Patrick Hannity|
|Stage Name:||Sean Hannity|
|Birthday:||December 30, 1961|
|Place Of Origin:||New York City, New York, U.S.|
|Height:||5 ft 11 in|
|Profession:||Writer, Author, Presenter, Commentator, Actor|
|Total Net Worth:||$250 million|
Born on December 30, 1961, in New York City, New York, Sean Hannity AKA Sean Patrick Hannity, was the youngest child of Lillian Hannity and Hugh Hannity. He had three sisters in his family apart from his parents. His mother Lillian Hannity was a stenographer by profession and worked as a corrections officer at a county jail. His father was a family court officer and had also been a part of World War II. His grandparents were from Ireland and had later shifted to the United States. His parents brought him up in Franklin Square, New York on Long Island.
Hannity took up the job of a paperboy and distributed New York Daily News and the Long Island Daily Press (newspapers) in the local area when he was young. His family was largely Republican in opinion and supported John F. Kennedy. He went to the Sacred Heart Seminary in Hempstead and later went to the St. Pius X Preparatory Seminary in Uniondale, New York. For his further studies, he went to New York University and Adelphi University. Although he dropped out of both of them, not complete his graduation.
Sean Hannity was working at the WVNN in Huntsville, Alabama, in 1991, when he came across Jill Rhodes. Jill wrote political columns for Huntsville and was quite popular. They fell in love, started dating, and tied a knot in 1993. Between 2019 – 2020, the couple officially divorced each other. They went on the records to confess before the world that they had separated years before they filed for a divorce.
After separating from his wife, Hannity began seeing Ainsley Earhardt. The couple arrived at a wedding together and made headlines. The wedding was held at Trump National Golf Course in Colt’s Neck NJ. It has also been informed that during the lockdown, Earhardt hosted her popular Fox & Friends program from a studio that was situated in the basement of a mansion, owned by Hannity.
Sean Hannity and Jill Rhodes had two children together. Jill gave birth to Patrick in 1998 and Merri in 2001. Both of his children have had good participation in tennis. While in high school, Merri was one of the top five tennis players in New York. Hannity himself is a sportsman at heart. He is a brown belt in martial arts and gets involved in the sport, at least four days a week.
At a very young age (in 1982), Hannity started a house-painting business of his own. He then became a contractor and started dealing with buildings and properties in Santa Barbara, California. He became a radio show host for UC Santa Barbara’s volunteer college station, in 1989. It was his debut show but got him into a lot of controversies. He had discussed some subjects related to the LGBTQ community on his show, which led to the cancellation of his show within just a year. Soon he joined WVNN (in Athens, Alabama) as their radio show host.
Roger Ailes, the co-founder of Fox News, appointed Hannity as their television show host in 1996. He was joined by Alan Colmes on the show, who spoke from the liberal’s side, while Hannity spoke for the Conservatives. Hannity is also an author and his first book was released in 2002, named “Let Freedom Ring: Winning the War of Liberty over Liberalism”.
Sean Hannity Net worth:
The host of shows like “The Sean Hannity Show” and “Hannity”, Sean Hannity has a net worth of $250 million. He used to make $40 million from just his Radio and Television shows.
Sean Hannity is 59 years old with a fit physique. He is 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs 80 Kg.
Despite being a renowned television personality, and success kissing his feet each day, like any other person in the world, Sean Hannity has some low days, when everything seems to be going wrong and the imposter syndrome hits more than ever. But the way Sean Hannity deals with such days, nobody does it better. He says, “I am a total loser, in every aspect of my life. I rarely go out. I have a great family and we spend all our time together. I work hard and play hard with them.” He then looks around with faith and positivity and lets destiny work its way, hoping that justice shall be served.
Talking of faith, the author asserts, “I believe in faith, family, and country. I keep it that simple.” After those deep lows, come the days when you realize what a gift life is. For these days, Hannity affirms, “My life has been a gift up to this point, and I’ve been blessed beyond my wildest imagination. And wherever this ride takes me is where I’m going.” Apart from all the philosophy, there have been times, when Hannity made some really strong statements. Whether or not they were politically correct, you decide!
Hannity once said, “I have liberal friends. They are misguided, they are wrong. I disagree with them. I don’t want them to vote. I want them to go on vacation in November.”