Sean Hannity (born December 30, 1961) is an American radio and television host, conservative political commentator, and author. His nationally-syndicated radio program, The Sean Hannity Show, airs throughout the United States on ABC Radio Networks. Hannity also hosts two television shows on Fox News Channel: Hannity & Colmes and Hannity’s America. Besides his broadcasting career, Hannity is a successful author, having written two New York Times bestselling books.
Hannity is the son of Hugh J. and Lillian F. Hannity. Both his paternal and maternal grandparents emigrated from Ireland. He has two sisters, Joanne S. Hannity and Therese (Hannity) Grisham. He grew up in Franklin Square, New York. During the late 1980s, Hannity worked in construction in Santa Barbara, California and also as a bartender. He has lived in Roswell, Georgia; Athens, Alabama; Bayport, New York; Lloyd Harbor, New York; and Santa Barbara, California. He married Jill Rhodes, a columnist for The Huntsville Times, on January 9, 1993. They have two children. Hannity holds both Irish and U.S. citizenship.
Hannity graduated in 1980 from St. Pius X Preparatory Seminary high school, located in Uniondale, New York. Described as “an indifferent student”, Hannity dropped out of New York University and Adelphi University for financial reasons. He later decided to pursue a radio career.
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