Sean Hannity, born Sean Patrick Hannity, is a renowned American television presenter, multi-talented actor, conservative political commentator, prolific writer, and author. His stint in the media industry began in 1989. So far, he has worked with different brands, written three New York Times bestsellers, and also won several awards. Sean’s radio show ‘The Sean Hannity Show’ (launched in 2001 on the Fox Network Channel) discusses trendy issues and politics on several radio stations in America.
Born on December 30, 1961, in New York City, New York, as the last child of Lillian Flynn and Hugh Hannity, the media mogul attended St. Pius X Preparatory Seminary for his high school education in Uniondale, New York and later enrolled in the following universities for further studies – Adelphi University, UC Santa Barbara, and New York University. Unfortunately, he was forced to drop out due to financial constraints. Regardless of his educational background, Hannity, today, is a celebrated personality both within and outside the media dynasty.
What We Know About Sean Hannity’s Family
Sean Hannity is blessed with a wonderful family that comprises of his beautiful wife and kids. The family has been through a lot in the past years due to the nature of Sean’s job and their celebrity status. Irrespective of their ups and downs, Hannity, his wife, and kids have been able to pull through their difficult times as a family.
The celebrity radio host and his family are currently based in New York, precisely in Oyster Bay, Long Island. The family also has a beautiful home in Naples, Florida. The TV host loves his wife as much as he loves his kids. Despite all his controversial moves as a public figure and several sexual allegations levelled against him, his wife still supports him.
Who Is Sean Hannity’s Wife?
The name of the beautiful woman in the media personality’s life is Jill Rhodes. Right from the day things became serious between them, she has been supportive of her husband’s career. The couple first met in 1991 at WVNN radio in Huntsville Alabama while Sean was working at WVNN radio and Jill at the Huntsville Times as a political columnist. They dated for one year and eventually tied the knot in 1993.
Sean’s wife is a journalist and an Alabama University graduate. She holds a degree in journalism from the prestigious institution of learning. Rhodes is her husband’s biggest supporter and closest advisor, having worked with him on a number of projects for many years. She is said to have moved with Sean to Atlanta, Georgia where the TV host played important roles in launching Fox News.
She once worked in New York as a book editor. Currently, she is one of those who work tirelessly for the growth and success of her husband’s program “The Sean Hannity Show” on Fox’s News channel. She serves as the editor of the show. Jill was born in Alabama, on 27th August 1962. Hannity’s wife is currently worth a whopping $3.8 million.
Meet Their Kids
Sean and Jill’s union has spanned over two decades and counting. Together, they share two lovely children – a son and a daughter. The name of Hannity’s oldest child is Sean Patrick Hannity. The young man was born in the United States of America on 3rd November 1998. He is a table tennis player and Laurel Springs School alumnus. A redshirt sophomore at Wake Forest University, he was ranked No. 114 at his high school and also emerged as a New York State doubles finalist in the year 2015. The 5 feet 10 inches tall athlete is, no doubt, is already on his way to greatness – many thanks to his supportive parents and sister.
Sean’s only daughter is called Merri Kelly Hannity. She is also a tennis player with a fast-growing career. She arrived into the family in 2001 but the specific date and month she was born are yet to be disclosed publicly. Raised in a staunch Catholic family, Merri started investing her time and energy in her favourite sports from her childhood.
In October 2016, she made it to the tennis finals in Nassau as team Cold Spring Harbor representative in the singles championships. As of 2019, she has an estimated net worth of $1 million. As regards to her presence on social media, the young lady is not active on any of the social media platforms.