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Sean Hannity Biography

Sean Hannity

Facts of Sean Hannity

Date of Birth: 1961 , December-30
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch

Quick Timeline of Sean Hannity

1961 Born in New York.
1989 Started career in Radio.
1993 Married to
1996 Hired by Fox News.
2001 Host The Sean Hannity Show.
2007 Began hosting Hannity's America.
2017 Current Net worth.

Detail Timeline of Sean Hannity

December 30 , 1961

Born in New York.

Sean Hannity was born on 30th December 1961 in New York City.  He was born to Lillian F. Hannity and Hugh J. Hanity and grew up along with his siblings in Franklin Square. 

1989

Started career in Radio.

Sean started his career as a general contractor, volunteering college station at UC Santa Barbara which led him to host a weekly show on KCSB. 

1993

Married to

Sean Hannity married to his girlfriend, Jil Rhodes. They gave birth to two children named as Merri Kelly Hannity and Patrick Hannity. They are living happily together and no sign of divorced till now. 

 

1996

Hired by Fox News.

In the year 1996, Sean was hired by the co-founder of Fox News, Roger Ailes in order to co-host a show with Alan Colmes. The live TV show named as Hannity & Colmes was premiered in 1996 October.

2001

Host The Sean Hannity Show.

Sean host the famous radio talk show, The Sean Hannity Show which was broadcast on over 500 stations. During the show, he talks about terrorism, warfare, illegal immigration and much more. 

2007

Began hosting Hannity's America.

From the year 2007 to 2009, Sean host a weekly talk show named as Hannity's America which aries on the Fox Nes Channel. He talk about the political issuse about the United States of America.

2017

Current Net worth.

Hannity earns the massive amount of money in his career. Being an author, political commentator, radio, television host, he received the good amount of salary. It is estimated that his current net worth is around $116 Million. 

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Sean Hannity started his career as a general contractor, volunteering college station at UC Santa Barbara and later worked as a host on a weekly show on KCSB, a radio station. After his contract got canceled, he moved to WGST in Atlanta and later worked for WABC.

While he was working at WABC, he initially hosted Christmas week. However, he was put on the air full-time later on. Besides, Sean also hosted a conservative political talk show on ABC Radio and signed a five-year contract extension. His talk show became extensively successful being broadcasted on over 80 stations. 

Moreover, Hannity is also the author of three books Let Freedom Ring: Winning the War of Liberty over Liberalism, Deliver US from Evil: Defeating Terrorism, Despotism and Liberalism and Conservative Victory: Defeating Obama's Radical Agenda, which became New York Times Bestseller. 

Despite all, Sean has also been in various political commentary and controversies. He was involved in Birtherism which is about the birth certificate of former President Barack Obama. Along with this, he has also commented on various controversial issues like the 2016 Presidential campaign: Candidacy of Donal Trump, Conspiracy theories about Hillary Clinton, Murder of Seth Rich conspiracy theories, Deep State, Wikileaks, Russian interference and False claims about election fraud, etc.    

Sean has earned wide recognition and wealth in his career. His diligent work has earned him several awards and honors. He has received Marconi Award as the Network Syndicated Personality of the Year from the National Association of Broadcasters. Along with this, his talk show was Listed 2nd on the 100 most important radio talk show. Besides, NAB Marconi Radio Awards also Honored Hannity with the National Talk Show Host of the Year Award for three consecutive years. 

Moving towards his personal life, Sean Hannity is currently married to his girlfriend, Jil Rhodes. They gave birth to two children named as Merri Kelly Hannity and Patrick Hannity. They are living happily together with no apparent sign of divorce.

Hannity earns the massive amount of money in his career. Being an author, political commentator, radio and television host, he receives a good amount of salary and is regarded as one of the highest paid media personality. Before 2017, his net worth was $80 million. According to forbs, he is one of the highest-earning celebrities; as of 2017, he accumulated $36 million. Which shows that he now has the net worth of above $115 million.