Jill Rhodes Biography
Jill Rhodes is an American journalist. Jill is also famous as a wife of conservative political commentator and talk show host Sean Hannity.
Her husband Hannity dedicated his 2002 book ‘Let Freedom Ring: Winning the War of Liberty Over Liberalism’ to his wife and children.
Jill Rhodes: Professional Life and Career
She is an American Journalist by her profession. She began her Journalism career after graduating from the University of Alabama in journalism.
She started working as a reporter for the local club network. Later she worked for the Fox News. Jill worked for Huntsville Times as a political columnist.
Besides these, there is no much information about her career but her husband is all over the media sites nowadays.
Jill Rhodes Age
She was born on 27th August 1962 in Alabama, USA. Her nationality is American and ethnicity is Native American. Jill Rhodes is 56 years old as of 2018.
Jill Rhodes Husband
He is married to Hannity in 1993, The two first met in 1991 at WVNN radio in Huntsville Alabama at the time Jill was working at WVNN radio while Jill was a political columnist for the Huntsville Times. They dated for a year before tying the knot in 1993.
Jill Rhodes Education
Jill graduated from the University of Alabama and majored in journalism
Jill Rhodes Children |Jill Rhodes Daughter
Sean and Jill have two children a son named Patrick Hannity who was born in 1999 and a daughter Merri Kelly born in 2002.
Jill Rhodes Net worth
There are no details of her actual salary. However, her net worth is estimated to be more than $55 million dollars as of 2019.
Jill Rhodes Divorce
Hannity and his wife Jill are not divorced although his husband caused speculation about his marriage when in 2013 during his radio show he admitted to a caller that he actually did think about other women apart from her.
“You can’t help notice attractive people. And if you say you can, you are full of it”.
Hannity was also rumored to have been romantically involved with many of his co-workers although the allegations were never prove
Jill Rhodes Business
As the wife of conservative political television host Sean Hannity, Jill Rhodes has tried to keep her family out of the spotlight. Rhodes has worked as an advisor and editor for Hannity’s radio and television political shows since she met him in 1991. She tries to keep her family out of the spotlight which can be difficult given her husband’s sometimes controversial comments and ties.
Jill Rhodes: Description Of Body Measurements
Moving towards her body measurements, she stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches tall. With bodyweight 54kg. She has blonde hair color and her hair color is brown.
Five Things You Didn’t Know About Jill Rhodes AKA Sean Hannity’s Wife
As the wife of conservative political television host Sean Hannity, Jill Rhodes has tried to keep her family out of the spotlight. Rhodes has worked as an advisor and editor for Hannity’s radio and television political shows since she met him in 1991.
She’s from Alabama
She was born on August 27, 1962, in Alabama. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from Alabama University. Rhodes was working as a political columnist for the Huntsville Times in 1991 when conservative radio talk show host, Sean Hannity, called her and asked her to advise him on interesting story ideas.
Hannity hosted a talk show for a Huntsville, Alabama radio station. The couple met later that year and were married in January 1993. The couple has two children, Patrick, and Merri Kelley. The family lives in Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York and have a home in Naples, Florida.
She moved to New York with Hannity
Hannity was born and raised in New York City. He attended New York University and moved to Santa Barbara and attended school while working at a radio station. From the start of his career, Hannity made a name for himself as a conservative political commentator which was at some times controversial.
When his radio contract expired, he began working at a Huntsville, Alabama radio station where he met his future wife. Jill followed Sean Hannity to Atlanta, Georgia where he helped launch Fox News. He moved his family to New York where he co-hosted Fox’s “Hannity and Combes” and “The Sean Hannity Show”. Jill Rhodes worked as a book editor in New York before the couple began their family.
Jill continues to work with her husband
Rhodes has always been her husband’s closest advisor. He dedicated his first book, “Let Freedom Ring: Winning the War of Liberty Over Liberalism” to his wife. Jill currently works as an editor on his Fox show “The Hannity Show”. Since the departure of Bill O’Reilly and Megyn Kelly from Fox last year, Hannity’s show has become the conservative station’s evening staple.
She continued to stand by her husband during accusations of sexual harassment. Beginning in 2013 rumors began to swirl that Sean Hannity and major contributors to Fox had sexually harassed women working at the station. Last year, Fox chief Roger Ailes and commentator Bill O’Reilly left the station over revelations of sexual harassment.
Hannity was accused by Debbie Schlussel, a conservative blogger, of inviting her to his hotel room, and when she refused, blacklisting her from the cable television station. Rumors that Rhodes and Hannity were headed for divorce proved to be untrue.
And More Controversy
It’s not surprising that Sean Hannity who was a leader in the Birther Movement against then President Barack Obama and has been outspoken about the LGBT community would continue to stir up controversy. In fact, Hannity has called himself a television personality more than a political commentator.
His husband is well known for his ties to President Donald Trump. Recently, Hannity was named as a client of Trump’s controversial attorney Michael Cohen. More recently, Hannity claimed that his retention of Cohen is tied to real estate deals which have stirred up more controversy. Hannity took out a $2.5 million loan on the family’s Long Island home to invest in real estate. Since the 1990’s Hannity has invested in a Georgia based real estate company that has set up 20 shell companies to purchase nearly 900 properties in 7 states.
Jill continues to quietly support her husband through all of the controversial moves he makes. She has let it slip that she intends to move to the family’s Florida home permanently once her children are in college.