Who is Jill Rhodes?
Jill Rhodes was born on the 27th August 1962, in Alabama, USA; the actual place of her birth is unknown to the media. Although she is a former journalist and columnist, Jill is probably best recognized for being the wife of talk show host, conservative political commentator and author Sean Hannity.
Would you like to know more about Jill’s career, family life with Sean Hannity and their children? How rich is she, as of now? If you are interested, stay tuned.
Early Life and Education
Concerning her early life, Jill Rhodes spent her childhood in Alabama, where she was raised by her parents, but no other information about her parents and siblings has been revealed to the public.
Regarding her education, it is known that she became interested in journalism very early, so upon matriculation, Jill enrolled into the University of Alabama, from which she graduated with a BA degree in Journalism.
Career and Rise to Fame
Following her graduation, Jill immediately began to pursue her career as a journalist, and was hired to work in the position of a political columnist by “Huntsville Times”. Undoubtedly, her academic qualifications helped her climb the ladder of success rapidly, and thanks to her skills and experience she was spotted by Sean Hannity, her future husband, who was working at the WVNN radio station back then. He used to leave her amusing voicemail messages, and they eventually met in person at the Huntsville mayoral debate in 1992. Subsequently, the two began collaborating on various stories, and at the same time started dating. In the following year the couple tied the knot, and relocated to New York City, where she would work as a book editor in Manhattan for a brief time, before she retired from media focus to concentrate on her family.
Sean Hannity Short Bio
Sean Patrick Hannity was born on the 30th December 1961, in New York City, USA, and is a talk show host, conservative political commentator and author. He started his career working in the position of a volunteer talk show host at University of California, Santa Barbara in 1989, but never graduated, then spent some time working for the WVNN radio station in Alabama – where he met his future wife, Jill Rhodes – as well as for the WGST radio station in Atlanta. His breakthrough came in 1996, when he was hired by the Fox Network to co-host the live television show “Hannity & Colmes”, alongside Alan Colmes. After Colmes left the show, Sean continued working alone on the show renamed to “Hannity”. Beside that, he created his own radio talk show “The Sean Hannity Show”, which has been airing since 2001, adding a considerable amount to his net worth. To speak further about his career, Sean Hannity is also known for being an author, who has published three books so far – “Deliver Us From Evil: Defeating Terrorism, Despotism, And Liberalism”, “Let Freedom Ring: Winning The War Of Liberty Over Liberalism” and “Conservative Victory: Defeating Obama’s Radical Agenda” – all of which reached the New York Times bestseller list.
Jill Rhodes Net Worth and Assets
Her career was active for a while, as she worked as a journalist, political columnist and book editor. So, if you ever wondered how rich Jill Rhodes is, it has been estimated by authoritative sources that the total size of her net worth is over $5 million, accumulated through her successful career. However, her net worth has also no doubt been increased by the success of her husband, whose net worth is estimated at over $80 million.
The couple also share such assets as a mansion valued at $3.6 million, located in Long Island, where they currently reside with their children, and another exotic mansion in Oyster Bay, Tanzania, as well as their own private jet.
As we already mentioned, Jill Rhodes has been married to Sean Hannity since 1993. She gave birth to their first child, a son named Patrick in 1999, and three years later,they welcomed their second child, a daughter named Merri Kelley.
They apparently live in a harmony, with Sean describing his wife as his huge support, and the main reason for his successful career. He published the book “Let Freedom Ring: Winning The War Of Liberty Over Liberalism” in 2002, and dedicated it to his wife and children.
Sean Hannity with RebeccaGrace and Claire Sullivan at the National 12s in Springfield, MO. David is in the background talking to Jill Hannity. May 23, 2010
In 2013, it was rumored that Sean and Jill were divorcing due to his apparent affairs with other women, admitting that other women attract him a lot. Furthermore, in April of 2017, he was accused of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior by Debbie Schlussel, who appeared as a regular political commentator in his show. According to sources, he invited her to a hotel room which she refused, so he banned her from his show. However, in the end she denied that, and stated that she would never accuse him of that, only thinking that he was creepy. So, the rumors that Jill filed for divorce because of that were baseless.
However, recent comments attributed to Hannity suggest that he may be bi-sexual – stand by for further developments in Jill Rhodes’ relationship with Sean Hannity.
Appearance and Body Measurements
To talk about her appearance and physical attributes, Jill Rhodes is apparently still a beautiful woman at the age of 56. She has long light brown hair and dark colored eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 4ins (1.63m) and her weight is reputed to be around 120lbs (54kgs), while her vital statistics are unavailable to the media.
Social Media Presence
Although many popular journalists are active across the most popular social media sites, in addition to their involvement in the entertainment industry, Jill is not one of them, unlike her husband. She tends to spend her spare time surrounded by her family rather than spending it on the social media scene.