Know About Sean Hannity; Fox News, Show, Wife, Salary, House

Published Date: 01 Jun, 2019 Updated date: 01 Jun, 2019 By Celebs Podium

After meeting Jill Rhodes in 1991, Sean Hannity could not resist to make her as his future wife. The New York native has been keeping the wedding vows with his wife, and always together in ups and downs in their life.

American talk show host and conservative political commentator Sean Hannity is a host of Hannity, a cable news show on Fox News. Besides, he hosts The Sean Hannity Show, a nationally syndicated talk radio show.

Sean Hannity Bio; Family, Education, Height

Sean Patrick Hannity was born on 30 December 1961 to parents Hugh J. Hannity and Lillian F. Hannity. His father was a family-court officer and his mother served as a stenographer and a corrections officer at a county jail. The youngest of four siblings, Hannity grew up with three sisters in Franklin Square, New York.

Standing at the height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.80 m), he attended Sacred Heart Seminary and St. Pius X Preparatory Seminary in New York. Afterward, he went to New York University, UC Santa Barbara, and Adelphi University. However, he did not graduate because of financial issues.

His Early Career

Firstly, Sean worked as a building contractor in Santa Barbara, California. Later, he began to a weekly show on KCSB, but it was canceled less than a year.

Sean also worked at WVNN, a commercial AM radio station licensed to Athens, Alabama, and shortly at another station, WGST in Atlanta.
Moreover, he worked on-air full-time at WABC until 2013.

Fox News, Show

In 1996, he joined Fox News and began to co-host the show, Hannity & Colmes alongside Alan Colmes. Eventually, the show was changed into Hannity, following the departure of Alan. 


Sean Hannity hosts Hannity, a cable news show on Fox News (Picture: NBC News)

Meanwhile, his radio show, The Sean Hannity Show began national syndication on over 500 stations nationwide in 2001. According to the Forbes, Sean became the most watched hosts in cable news and most-listened-to hosts in talk radio in 2018.

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House, Salary & Net Worth

When it comes to earnings, Sean has amassed the remarkable fortune from his stint to journalism. He reportedly owns 870 properties in 7 states that include multimillion-dollar lavish houses.

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According to the Forbes, Hannity earned about $36 million in 2018. Moreover, his annual salary is $40 million that contributes his gigantic net worth of an estimated $220 million.

Wife Is Jill Rhodes; Children

The 57-year-old currently shares the marital relationship with wife Jill Rhodes. Jill, aged 56 is an editor on her husband’s show “The Hannity Show.


Sean Hannity’s wife Jill Rhodes and his children (Picture: Jill’s Facebook)

The couple first met in 1991, when Sean was working at a Huntsville, Alabama radio station. They began dating for a year before getting married on 9 January 1993.

Well, the couple is the parents of two children. Their first child, a son named Sean Patrick Hannity was born on 3rd November 1998. Similarly, they welcomed second child as a daughter named Merri Kelly Hannity in 2002. Both the children are fond of the tennis game.

Some Interesting Facts About Sean Hannity

  • Sean executive produced and also made an appearance in the 2017 drama movie Let There Be Light.
  • Meanwhile, he won a Marconi Award as the Network Syndicated Personality of the Year from the National Association of Broadcasters in 2003 and 2007.
  • Hannity authored several books such as Let Freedom Ring: Winning the War of Liberty over Liberalism (2002) and Conservative Victory (2010).
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