Jill Rhodes -While Sean Hannity has been in the public eye since the 1980’s, he’s been much more private about his personal life than his colleagues in the world of media. He’s often spoken publicly about his marriage to Jill Rhodes, but people are still curious about who she really is and what her life was like prior to meeting Hannity. Here are some facts you might not know about Jill Rhodes before she married Sean Hannity.
Where Are They Now
After growing up in a small town in Colorado, Jill Rhodes moved to Texas to attend college. She received her degree in journalism and went on to become a news anchor for Dallas’ WFAA. Her marriage with Sean Hannity was not built out of love and they divorced after two years of marriage. After the divorce, she is now happily remarried with three children and living in New York City.
In addition to her work as an author, speaker and blogger, she has had guest appearances on Dr. Phil Show and The Montel Williams Show. Jill Rhodes is also active on social media where she shares her thoughts on the political and social issues of today. One such issue that she commented on was Colin Kaepernick’s protests during the national anthem which gained widespread attention across America.
She said I think it’s great that he took a stand against what he believes in but I also feel like there are other ways to take that stand without hurting people who have died fighting for our country. She also blogged about her experience as a mother on September 11th 2001 when terrorists attacked the Twin Towers in New York City.
While she did not share much about how this event changed her life, we can see how this traumatic event impacted her life by dedicating time to working from home instead of going into the office to keep away from reminders.
This post has been updated with pictures and quotes from Jill Rhodes herself . Read more about the life of Sean Hannity’s ex-wife here.
What Is Their Background
Jill Rhodes was born in Louisville, Kentucky and grew up in a small town outside of Cincinnati. She attended the University of Cincinnati where she majored in Art History. She met her husband, Sean Hannity, while they were both radio hosts at WLW. They married on July 20th 1990 and had two children together (a daughter, Merit and son Will).
After 18 years of marriage and a tumultuous time during the 2016 Presidential Election that saw Sean’s popularity rise immensely as he became one of the President’s most vocal supporters, the couple decided to divorce. Jill is currently residing in Los Angeles with her two children and is pursuing an acting career with three films already under her belt.
How Did They Meet
Jill and Sean met in their twenties and married shortly after. They have two children together, son Patrick, now 16, and daughter Moriah, 12. After years of marriage the couple divorced in 2010. They continue to share custody of their children who live full time with their mother in her home in Tampa Bay.
After years of marriage the couple divorced in 2010 and continued to share custody of their children who live full time with their mother full-time at her home in Tampa Bay. The divorce was amicable, with each parent having plenty of access to the kids. In an interview given earlier this year she said we were best friends before we got married and we’re still friends. The split left her feeling liberated. She joked that when they started dating it was because I didn’t want him to get away!
What Happened To Them
Jill Rhodes and Sean Hannity were married for eleven years until their divorce was finalized in 2010. They have two children together, with Jill also having a son from a previous marriage.
Jill attended the University of Wyoming and was the president of her sorority. She graduated in 1993 with a degree in Communications and Journalism, after which she went on to work at KENW-TV as an anchor/reporter for three years.
After that, she began working as an anchor at KSPS-TV before returning to KENW as Vice President of News Operations. It was during this time that she met her husband Sean while they were both attending the same horse show event.
Where Are They Today
Today, Sean Hannity’s ex-wife is a mother of three and a successful author. She is still close with her second husband, former NFL quarterback Mark Brunell, and their children. As for her first marriage, she has some perspective on what went wrong. I think we had the same values, but different lifestyles, she told People in 2016. I was working a lot to put him through law school.
He was drinking more than he should have been. He wanted me home with the kids, but when I got there, he would go out more often so that he could come home later and get drunk. It really took a toll on our marriage. The couple divorced in 2002 after 12 years of marriage.