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Sean Hannity (born Sean Patrick Hannity on December 30, 1961 in New York City, New York) is an American radio and television host, author and political commentator. Sean’s grew up in Franklin Square, New York, attending Sacred Heart Seminary and St. Pius X Preparatory Seminary High School. His career began in 1989, as he hosted his first talk show at the volunteer college station at UC Santa Barbara, KCSB-FM. It was canceled after less than a year, following two controversial shows where he expressed his strict conservative views. He continued to work solely in radio until 1996, when he joined FoxNews. Along with Alan Colmes, he hosted Hannity & Colmes. Alan would leave the show in 2008, and it was rebranded as Hannity. Since 2014, along with his news show, Sean has hosted the 3-6 PM time slot on WOR in New York City, while The Sean Hannity Show has been syndicated on over 500 stations nationwide. He’s also an author of three books, including 2010’s Conservative Victory: Defeating Obama’s Radial Agenda.
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Sean Hannity is best known as a conservative political commentator and FoxNews television host.
Sean married Jill Rhodes in 1993. They have two children together – Sean Patrick and Merri Kelly. In 2015, Forbes estimated that Sean’s annual income was $29 million. He has received an honorary degree from Jerry Falwell’s Liberty University and was given the Network Syndicated Personality of the Year award from the National Association of Broadcasters in 2007.