All about Jill Rhodes: The Wife of Sean Hannity


Jill Rhodes

Jill Rhodes is a journalist by trait. But importantly, she is the wife of the famed journalist Sean Hannity. Both have recently celebrated their 24th wedding anniversary. It all started one sunny day in June 1991 when Rhodes caught the eye of Sean Hannity. She was sober, witty and beautiful. Sean liked that and immediately decided to have her as his adviser. Sean Hannity, even back then, was a conservative political commentator. He wanted someone creative who was able to add freshness to his talk show.

Jill Rhodes was the right option. Stable, witty and intuitive. For a year or so, Jill Rhodes worked as an adviser to Sean Hannity. And then things started to take a turn.

Dating in the year 1992

Just after a year of the professional company, they had their first date. Sean requested her to meet him. She obliged. Things started to move fast. It was the ‘summer of 1992 when Sean proposed Jill Rhodes. Jill wasn’t shy either to accept the proposal. Just at the start of the year 1993, both were married and ecstatic. They were over the moon, and why shouldn’t they be? Ever since then, Jill Rhodes has played a vital part in the life of Sean Hannity. To Sean’s credit, he has always shown the generosity to accept her contribution to his life.

Alabama Connection to Jill Rhodes

Jill Rhodes was born on August 27, 1962, in Alabama. Even in her School, she was active and took part in social activities. Rhodes’s family encouraged him to take part in community service and expand her vision of the society. Her increasing interest in the community made her choose journalism as a major field. She studied journalism at Alabama University. Enthusiast as she was, stepped into the professional life with grand ambitions after she got her graduation degree.

Career Choices for the Sake of family

Jill Rhodes resorted to local reporting in initial days of her career. After some time, she got an offer from the Fox News. She worked as a Fox news journalist for a brief time period. However, the career of Jill Rhodes was cut short after her marriage with Sean Hannity. There were rumours that Sean wanted her to quit the media industry at that time, but Jill owned the decision. Rhodes felt that she wanted to give time to her family and husband. Even then, she kept on supporting her husband to build his persona in the industry. Sean has made no secret of her contributions too. 

Sean Family: Patrick Hannity and Merri Kelly

Jill Rhodes

The story of lovebirds is nothing short of a fairy-tale. They met oddly. They dated. They married. They established a wonderful family. From the outset, they have had an exceptional bond. Both of them understood their roles in the bond and managed to fulfil those roles. They have two children named Patrick Hannity, born in 1999 and Merri Kelly born in 2002.

Sean Hannity and Jill Rhodes: Present Job status

Sean Hannity is doing his usual business, TV political commentary for his show ‘The Hannity Show’. Jill Rhodes works as an editor for the same show.

Jill Rhodes husband Sean Hannity holds a name in American conservativism. While he chopped and changed before 1996, it was Fox news which made him the media star that he is today. His Show ‘The Sean Hannity Show’ is one of the most followed shows in the American history.

Family’s net worth

They have never made their net worth public. But according to the most estimates, they have a collective net worth of more than $80 million. Moreover, they have two mansions in Naples and New York worth $5M. The family net worth is expected to see an upward growth due to Sean’s commitments worth millions in next couple of years.

Jill Rhodes and Sean Hannity

Standing tough during difficult times

The relationship between Sean Hannity and Jill Rhodes also had its ups and downs. Sean was recently accused by Debbie Schlussel of sexual harassment. She claimed that Hannity invited her to visit his hotel room after the show. And when she declined the offer, Hannity used his influence to blacklist him from the Fox News.

The news came as a shock to Sean and Jill Rhodes. However, Rhodes decided to trust Sean who vigorously denied the accusations made by the Debbie Schlussel.  

Jill Rhodes Offended by Sean Hannity’s involvement with Women

The couple is secretive about their personal life in general but there are rumours of the rift between the couple in the very recent past. The story behind the rumours is even stranger. Despite their longstanding relationship, there is news that Jill Rhodes is unhappy about Hannity’s involvement with women of the various field.

There are rumours that he has involved himself sexually with different woman but there is not any proof to provide authenticity to these rumours. It is widely understood that both are trying to save their marriage and relationship.

Things to remember from their relationship

As we know, Hannity is the author of several books. He has dedicated his book Let Freedom Ring: Winning the war of Liberty over Liberalism to his wife.

The couple has moved to New York, but are planning to leave New York once their children complete high school. Probably, they will move to Naples.

Difference of Opinion between the two

While Sean Hannity has always been open about his political choices. He supports Donald Trump and makes no secret of that. Fox new has shown a tendency to support the pro-trump version of news and Hannity has taken the charge of that policy.

Rhodes, on the other hand, is unhappy about Sean’s choice. She has never publically showed discontent with Hannity’s preferences but it is understood that she is against trump because of his misogynistic views.

Latest Marriage Anniversary Celebration

On 8th January 2018, the couple celebrated their 24th marriage anniversary. Arguably, it has come at the best time possible. With tensions and rift, this has come to rescue the family and the love. Due to the much-cared secrecy of the family, the details of the event aren’t shared. But we can assume that people from the family were invited to the party as both of them tried to revive the cherished memories.

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