Jesse Watters is a Political humorist, commentator, and a reputed personality who is well known as an American critic on the Fox News Channel. He currently serves as the host of Watters’ World and co-host of The Five on FOX News Channel. He also frequently features on the political talk show called The O’Reilly Factor.
Early Life and Education
Born on July 9, 1978, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., Jesse Watters is the son of Stephen Watters, whom he made very proud of his hard work and dedication. He was raised up in his hometown Philadelphia along with his family.
Watters attended William Penn Charter School for his early education. After he accomplished his school level from there, he moved to the Trinity College, Harford, Connecticut and earned his Bachelor degree of Arts in history. Regarding his nationality and ethnicity, Watters is a White American.
On June 11, 2014, Jesse Watters made his career debut on the Fox News Show called Outnumbered, after joining the network in 2002 as a production assistant. He started his own monthly Fox News program, Watters’ World, on November 20, 2015, however, he was characterized as an ambush journalist at that time.
The show became a weekly show, being premiered every Saturday at 8 pm EDT on January 2017. He is likewise a guest on The Spin Stops here Tour 2017 along with Bill O’Reilly and Dennis Miller. Furthermore, he became a co-host of the roundtable series, The Five, in April 2017.
Jesse Watters is a married man. Watters has been married to his girlfriend, former fashion stylist, host of Fox’s iMag fashion show, Noelle Watters since 2009. The couple tied the knots in the year 2009, after a long time of dating.
Jesse and his wife, Noelle, welcomed their twin daughters named Sophie and Ellie with Jesse, on November 4, 2011. The couple is married for more than seven years and living happily together with their children on Long Island.
Jesse Watters is a famous journalist and critic. As of 2017, Jesse has an estimated net worth of $2 million, which he has boosted through his successful career in the entertainment industry, especially in the TV shows. His other source of income is his career as a producer of several projects.
Rumor and Controversies
In October 2016, Jesse Watters was criticized for a segment of Watters’ World that was highly considered racist toward Asian Americans. The segment also condemned by a number of lawmakers and journalists, including Asian Americans, Mazie Hirono, Judy Chu, as well as Asian American Journalist.
Watters tweeted what Variety’s Will Throne called a “non-apology” about the segment, on October 5. He again stated in the two tweets:
My man-on-the-street interviews are meant to be taken as tongue-in-cheek and I regret if anyone found offense. … As a political humorist, the Chinatown segment was intended to be a light piece, as all Watters World segments are.