Jesse Watters was appointed as the next host of Fox News’ 8 p.m. ET show beginning July 17, replacing top-rated host Tucker Carlson. Fox News Media and Carlson parted ways in April, less than a week after parent company Fox Corp settled a defamation lawsuit in which the host played a key role for $787.5 million.
Watters will present his opinion show “Jesse Watters Primetime” at 8 p.m., up from 7 p.m. last year, according to Fox News. It went on to say that the show has had over 2.6 million viewers this year, with 270,000 of them being between the ages of 25 and 54.
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Who is Jesse Watters?
Jesse Bailey Watters is a Fox News conservative political analyst from the United States. His man-on-the-street interviews, which were included in his segment “Watters’ World,” which would later become its own show in 2015, were well-known. He frequently appeared on the political talk program The O’Reilly Factor. Watters’ World began airing every week in January 2017, and in April of that same year, he joined the roundtable program The Five as a co-host. He released How I Saved the World, his debut novel, in 2021. Watters took over as Jesse Watters Primetime’s host in January 2022.
Jesse Watters net worth:
Jesse Watters has an estimated net worth of $95 million dollars.
Jesse Watters age:
Jesse Watters was born on born July 7, 1978 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is now 44 years old.
Jesse Watters relationship:
In 2009, he married Noelle Inguagiato, with whom he has twin children. Noelle filed for divorce in 2018 after Watters acknowledged to having an affair with Emma DiGiovine, a producer on his show. The divorce of Inguagiato and Watters was formalized in March 2019. Watters proposed to DiGiovine in August 2019, and the couple married in December of that year. Their son was born in the year 2021. In April 2023, the couple had a baby daughter.
Jesse Watters career:
Jesse Watters began his media career in 2002 as a production assistant at Fox News. He began his career on “The O’Reilly Factor,” hosted by Bill O’Reilly, and worked his way through the ranks.
Watters rose to prominence after appearing on “The O’Reilly Factor.” He was hired as a production assistant at first, but he ultimately became a regular on-air contributor. Watters rose to prominence for his “Watters’ World” program, in which he conducted amusing and frequently contentious interviews with individuals on the street.
Jesse Watters joined Fox News in 2011 as a co-host of the show “The Five.” A panel of analysts discusses current events and political issues on the show. Watters contributed a conservative viewpoint to the show’s debates.
Watters debuted his own Fox News show in 2015, “Watters’ World.” The show began as a feature on “The O’Reilly Factor,” but later evolved into its own show. Jesse Watters delivers a mix of interviews, field reporting, and analysis on many subjects on “Watters’ World,” with a focus on political and cultural concerns.
Aside from his own shows, Watters has made frequent appearances on Fox News programs such as “Fox and Friends” and “Outnumbered.” He offers political commentary, analysis, and his take on current events.
Watters wrote “The Swamp: Washington’s Murky Pool of Corruption and Cronyism and How Trump Can Drain It” in 2017. Watters’ opinions on how to fix the system are presented in the book, which tackles political corruption.
Jesse Watters has mostly made a career as a conservative commentator and television personality through his work at Fox News. His broadcasts and appearances have sparked interest and controversy, making him a well-known personality in the media.
Jesse Watters family:
Watters grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the son of teacher Stephen Hapgood Watters and child psychologist Anne Purvis, who is also the daughter of Better Homes and Gardens editor Morton Bailey, Jr. His maternal great-grandfather was the politician Morton S. Bailey, and his maternal grandpa was Morton Bailey, proprietor of The Saturday Evening Post. Franklin Benjamin Watters, Watters’ paternal grandpa, was a professor at the University of Connecticut Medical Dental School and a cardiologist at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Newington, Connecticut. On his father’s side, he has some Irish ancestry. Watters is named after Jesse Andrew Burnett, an associate chief justice of the Kansas Supreme Court who was the great-grandfather of Watters’ mother.