Jill Rhodes bio: what is known about Sean Hannity’s ex-wife?

Jill Rhodes bio: what is known about Sean Hannity’s ex-wife?

Jill Rhodes is a journalist and the former spouse of political commentator and talk show host Sean Hannity. Rhodes and her former husband were married for over two decades, but their marriage could not last up to the third decade. Here is everything you need to know about Sean Hannity's ex-wife.

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Jill Rhodes and ex-husband Sean Hannity. Photo: BillMacDonald
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Rhodes was married to famous Fox News personality Sean Hannity for almost 30 years before they ended their union in 2019. Rhodes is reportedly still working on her ex-husband's show even after their divorce.

Profile summary

  • Date of birth: August 27, 1962
  • Birthplace: Alabama, USA
  • Age: 58 years (as of 2020)
  • Birth sign: Virgo
  • Height: 5 feet 4 inches
  • Weight: 54 kilograms
  • Nationality: American
  • Ex-husband: Sean Hannity
  • Children: Merri Kelly, Patrick
  • Occupation: Journalist, columnist

Jill Rhodes biography

Jill Rhodes was born on August 27, 1962, in Alabama, United States of America. Details about her parents and early life are not available to the public.

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How old is Jill Rhodes?

Rhodes's age is 58 years as of 2020.


Jill Rhodes got her education from the University of Alabama.

What does Jill Rhodes do for a living?

Rhodes is a journalist and writer. She has worked as both print and broadcast journalist. She started her career in journalism working as a political writer for Huntsville Times.

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Jill Rhodes and Sean Hannity. Photo: naijawapaz
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She also worked as a radio host at WVNN. She worked as a book editor in Manhattan for some time. Rhodes also worked on her husband's show.

Hannity dedicated his first book to his former wife while they were still married. He credited his wife for being a major part of his success story.

Who is Jill Rhodes married to?

Jill Rhodes is currently not married. She was formerly married to TV host Sean Hannity. The pair met while she was working with Huntsville Times as a journalist.

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They first bonded through telephone conversations in 1991. Sean was working as a radio show host on WVNN and would often call her up to ask for story ideas.

The Jill Rhodes Sean Hannity relationship took off fully after they met in person in 1992 at the Huntsville mayoral debate organized by the Fox News host.

They got married in 1993. The pair relocated to New York after they got married and Jill worked in the state for some time.

In 2002, Jill told the People magazine about how she fell in love with her ex-husband. She said,

I looked at his face, and I said, That is the man I’m going to marry.

Unfortunately, Sean Hannity and Jill Rhodes ended their marriage after being together for 26 years.

They are believed to have separated years before they finally divorced. According to a statement that was published by USA TODAY, the estranged couple entered an amicable agreement over four years ago, and they stated their commitment to work together for the interest of their children.

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Sean Hannity wife Jill Rhodes has been with TV host for the most of his career, and she stills works with him even after their divorce.

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Merri Kelley, Jill Rhodes and Patrick Hannity. (R) Sean Hannity. Photo: KenyaCrazyMedia
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Jill Rhodes Hannity has two children with her ex-husband. Their son Patrick was born in 1999, while their daughter Merri Kelley was born in 2002.

As of 2020, Sean was rumoured to in a relationship with Fox & Friends host Ainsley Earhardt. Earhardt, however, denied the relationship.

She told PEOPLE that she is focused on raising her daughter and she is not dating anyone right now.

Hannity's sexual allegations

Jill's former husband had times when he made headlines, but not because of his job. In April 2017, a sexual harassment scandal rocked Fox News, and the scandal led to the departure of Roger Ailes and Bill O'Reilly from the TV channel.

Hannity was not left out of the accusations. He was accused of inappropriate behaviour by Debbie Schlussel, who is a political commentator, blogger, talk show host, and attorney.

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In an interview with KFAQ radio, Tulsa, Schlussel was asked if she had ever been s*xually harassed Bill O'Reilly at Fox News, and she said.

Only by Sean Hannity, not Bill O'Reilly,".

She further explained that ten years before the interview, the TV host made a pass at her at a book signing event. She also said that after the event, Hannity tried to get her to go to come to his hotel room with him.

She further claimed that her refusal to go to the famous host's hotel room led to her being blacklisted on Fox News.

Hannity denied the allegations and threatened to take legal action against his accuser.

Net worth

Jill Rhodes Hannity currently has a net worth of $3.8 million.

Social media

Unfortunately for individuals who are hoping to connect with the former spouse of Sean Hannity on Instagram, Jill Rhodes Hannity Instagram page does not exist.

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Jill is not available on the social media platform.

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Jill Rhodes. Photo: LeeSpaner
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Jill Rhodes is the mother of Sean Hannity's children. She was married to the TV host for 26 years before filing for divorce in 2019. She is currently single and co-parenting her children with her ex-husband.

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