Last updated on July 23rd, 2020 at 02:55 pm
Facts About Sean Hannity
|Celebrated Name||Sean Hannity|
|Age||61 Years Old|
|Birth Name||Sean Patrick Hannity|
|Place Of Birth||New York City, New York, U.S.|
|Education||New York University UC Santa Barbara Adelphi University|
|Children||2 (Patrick and Merri Kelly)|
|Father||Hugh J. Hanity|
|Mother||Lillian F. Hannity|
|Links||Wikipedia, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook|
The immensely popular host of the radio talk show The Sean Hannity Show, Sean Hannity is more than just a radio or television presenter. The man wears many hats and is a respected political commentator and a brilliant author of several best selling books.
He is a free-wheeling and candid commentator on American politics and agenda and is regarded as one of the most influential conservative voices in the U.S. With millions of listeners all over the country, The Sean Hannity Show is the second most listened to the commercial radio show. Counted amongst the best radio talk hosts, he is also a highly visible face on television. Let's know more about him through this article.
What is Sean Hannity famous for?
- An American talk show host and conservative political commentator.
When was Sean Hannity born?
Recalling his early life, Sean Hannity was born in New York City, New York, the U.S. He was born to his parents; Hugh Hannity and Lillian Hannity in the year 1961. His father was a family-court officer and his mother worked as a stenographer and a correction officer at a country jail. His family is believed to be of Irish descent, and his grandparents immigrated from Ireland to the United States a long ago.
Similarly, he is American by nationality and belongs to White ethnicity. His birth sign is Capricorn.
Where is Sean Hannity educated?
Concerning his education details, Sean attended Sacred Heart Seminary in New York. Later, he went to St. Plus X Preparatory High School in Uniondale, New York. Then, He enrolled himself at New York University but dropped out of college soon. He also went to Adelphi University and left college before graduation.
What does Sean Hannity do?
- Moving towards his career, Sean got his first chance to host a radio talk show at the volunteer college station KCSB-FM in 1989. However, his weekly show was canceled after less than a year.
- He found work with the radio station WVNN to host an afternoon talk show; he soon moved to WGST in 1992.
- He got a big opportunity in 1996 when he was hired by Roger Ailes, the co-founder of Fox News to co-host a show with Alan Colmes. The live television show Hannity & Colmes premiered in October 1996.
- The ‘Hannity & Colmes’ show had the co-hosts Hannity and Colmes present a conservative and liberal perspective respectively on current issues.
- WABC gave the late-night slot to Hannity in 1997. He was also allotted the afternoon slot the next year and has been appearing on that slot since then.
- He hosts the hugely popular radio talk show The Sean Hannity Show which was syndicated nationwide in September 2001 to over 500 stations. He talks about several political topics such as terrorism, warfare, illegal immigration, etc.
- In the show, He provides a phone line for the listeners who disagree with him to call and talk to him. The show also has a book club that features author interviews and discussions on related topics.
- His book Let Freedom Ring: Winning the War of Liberty over Liberalism was published in 2002. It was a commentary of the political, social, and cultural aspects of the world as he saw it. It became a New York Times bestseller.
- In 2004, his second book Deliver Us from Evil: Defeating Terrorism, Despotism and Liberalism were out. In this controversial book, he correlated Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin, Saddam Hussein, and Osama bin Laden.
- In 2007, he began hosting a weekly talk show Hannity’s America on the Fox News Channel. He gave his commentary on political issues that had taken place over the past week. The show ran till 2009.
- Alan Colmes announced that he would leave the show, Hannity & Colmes, in 2008. After his departure, the show was renamed simply Hannity and has been hosted by Hannity alone since January 2009. He interviews guests and provides his commentary in the show.
- His latest book Conservative Victory: Defeating Obama’s Radical Agenda was released in 2010. The WABC slot continued until the end of 2013. Since January 2014, Hannity has hosted the 3-6 p.m. time slot on WOR in New York City.
- He was ranked No. 2 in Talker Magazine's 2017 Heavy Hundred and was listed as No. 72 on Forbes' "Celebrity 100" list in 2013.
- In 2018, He owned at least 877 residential properties, which were bought for nearly $89 million. He purchased some of the homes with the help of loans from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and most are in working-class neighborhoods.
- In June 2019, He expressed outrage at Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi's comment that she would like to see Trump "in prison". He declared: "Based on no actual crimes, she wants a political opponent locked up in prison? That happens in banana republics - beyond despicable behavior."
- In February 2020, amid the spread of the coronavirus to the United States, He said that "many on the left are now all rooting for corona to wreak havoc in the United States. Why? To score cheap, repulsive political points."
Who is Sean Hannity married to?
Reflecting on his personal life, Sean was married to his long-term girlfriend, Jill Rhodes who is an American journalist. The couple is married for almost twenty-four years and is blessed with two kids. Their relationship going very well and they reside in Long Island, New York at present.
Further, He once confessed that he has been carrying a weapon for more than half of adult life for his protection.
It was reported in June 2020 that Hannity has been dating Ainsley Earhardt for a long time.
How much is Sean Hannity worth?
Being a television host and conservative political commentator, Sean earns an impressive amount of money and fame through his profession in the field of the entertainment industry. Based on some online reports, his estimated net worth said to $300 million and his salary is somewhere around $40 million at present. However, his assets details are yet to be disclosed.
How tall is Sean Hannity?
Observing his body statistics, Sean stands a height of 6 feet 0 inches and weighs around 111 Kg. Similarly, he has a pair of brown eyes and salt and pepper hair color. Further, his body information is yet to be disclosed. In the case of disclosed, we will let you know.