The American journalist Jill Rhodes is a former reporter of ‘Huntsville Times’ and wife of the talk show host and conservation political commentator Sean Hannity. She also worked as a book editor in Manhattan.
Early Life and Career
The former columnist Jill Rhodes was born in Alabama, United States of American, on August 27, 1962. Regarding her nationality, Rhodes is an American and ethnicity/race wise, Rhodes is a White American. She was raised by her parent in her hometown Alabama and has also completed her schooling from there.
Rhodes then joined Alabama University and majored in journalism. Following her graduation, Jill Rhodes started her journalism career as a reporter in a local cable network. After working for several years, she became the columnist for Huntsville Times. Besides, she also served as a book editor in Manhattan for a period of time.
Jill Rhodes is a married woman with two children. Rhodes has been married to her boyfriend, conservative political commentator and talk show host, Sean Hannity since 1993. The couple got married after a year of dating.
According to People magazine, Jill and her husband Sean first met in Alabama while Hannity was working an event for WVNN. In the year 1992, she also attended the Huntsville mayoral debate that organized by Hannity. In 2002, told the People magazine:
I looked at his face and I said, ‘That is the man I’m going to marry.
After a year of their love affair, the pair married on January 9, 1993, and they are blessed with two kids. They welcomed their first child, a son, Patrick Hannity on November 3, 1998, and a daughter, Merri Kelly, in 2002. They both are interested in tennis.
They are happily married for more than two decades without any sign of divorce or separation. Rhodes is living in the $3.6 million 5-bedroom home, located in Lloyd Neck, New York along with her husband and two children.
Jill’s husband Hannity also faced a lot of controversies and sexual harassment scandal. The conservative blogger Debbie Schlussel recently claimed Sean Hannity of sexual harassment. Debbie claimed that Hannity had told her to come back to his hotel with him after a show in which she featured as a political pundit, in an interview on KFAQ radio in Tulsa.
But, Hannity denied the allegations and decided to fight for this allegation against him, and he stated,
The individual has not just slandered me over the years but many people who this individual disagrees with. This individual desperately seeks attention by any means necessary, including making unfounded personal attacks and using indefensible and outrageous political rhetoric. My patience with this individual is over.
Jill Rhodes has earned a good amount of money from her career, though her exact figure of net worth isn’t made public. Rhodes and her husband, Hannity share a net worth of $80 million, as of 2017. He earns $29 million as an annual salary.