The hugely popular host of the radio syndicated program ‘The Sean Hannity Show’, Sean Hannity is more than just a radio or TV presenter. The man wears numerous hats and is a respected political commentator and a brilliant author of several smash-hit books.
He is a free-wheeling and candid commentator on American politics and plan and is regarded as one of the most powerful conservative voices in the U.S. With a large number of listeners everywhere in the country, ‘The Sean Hannity Show’ is the second most tuned in to commercial radio show.
Tallied among the best radio talk hosts, he is likewise a highly obvious face on TV. He hosted the hugely popular ‘Hannity and Colmes’ show alongside Alan Colmes and without any assistance hosted the show, presently called ‘Hannity’ upon Colmes’ departure.
His programs are primarily conservative political shows where he offers his perspectives and thoughts regarding current political scenarios and other related issues. He is much appreciated for his strong political perspectives and hosting abilities even though he had never been a politician or a journalist.
He is likewise the author of three books on politics all of which turned into the top of the line true to life on the New York Times Bestseller list.
Childhood and Early Life
Sean Hannity was born to Hugh J. and Lillian F. Hannity. He has two sisters.
He went to St. Pius X Preparatory Seminary high school and later on enrolled at the New York University, yet dropped out before graduation.
Sean Hannity Career
He got his first chance to host a radio syndicated program at the volunteer school station KCSB-FM in 1989. However, his week by week show was dropped after not exactly a year.
He looked for some kind of employment with the radio station WVNN to host an afternoon syndicated program; he before long moved to WGST in 1992.
He got a major opportunity in 1996 when he was hired by Roger Ailes, the fellow benefactor of Fox News to co-host a show with Alan Colmes. The live TV program ‘Hannity and Colmes’ premiered in October 1996.
The ‘Hannity and Colmes’ show had the co-hosts Hannity and Colmes present a conservative and liberal perspective respectively on current issues.
WABC gave the late-night space to Hannity in 1997. He has additionally apportioned the afternoon space the following year and has been appearing on that opening from that point forward.
Sean Hannity hosts the hugely popular radio syndicated program ‘The Sean Hannity Show’ which was partnered cross country in September 2001 to over 500 stations.
Hannity discusses several political topics such as terrorism, warfare, illicit immigration, and so forth In the show, Hannity provides a phone line for the listeners who disagree with him to call and converse with him. The show additionally has a book club that features author interviews and conversations on related topics.
His book ‘Let Freedom Ring: Winning the War of Liberty over Liberalism’ was published in 2002. It was a commentary of the political, social, and cultural aspects of the world through his eyes. It turned into a New York Times bestseller.
In 2004, his subsequent book ‘Deliver Us from Evil: Defeating Terrorism, Despotism and Liberalism’ was out. In this controversial book, he correlated Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin, Saddam Hussein, and Osama container Laden.
In 2007, Sean Hannity started hosting a week by the weekly television show ‘Hannity’s America’ on the Fox News Channel. He gave his commentary on political issues that had occurred over the past week. The show ran till 2009.
Alan Colmes reported that he would leave the show ‘Hannity and Colmes’ in 2008. After his departure, the show was renamed simply ‘Hannity’ and has been hosted by Hannity alone since January 2009. He interviews visitors and provides his own commentary in the show.
His most recent book ‘Conservative Victory: Defeating Obama’s Radical Agenda’ was released in 2010.
His radio syndicated program ‘The Sean Hannity Show’ is a very popular show, checked among the most tuned in to commercial radio shows. Hannity is considered to be the best radio host, second just to the legendary Rush Limbaugh.
Sean Hannity published three books on politics, which were all named on the New York Times bestseller list.
Awards and Achievements
Sean Hannity was awarded the Marconi Award for the Network Syndicated Personality of the Year by the National Association of Broadcasters in 2003 and 2007.
He won the public Talk Show Host of the Year Award presented by the ‘Radio and Records’ magazine for three successive years.
Personal Life and Legacy
Sean Hannity married Jill Rhodes in 1993 and has two children.
He has been hosting country music-themed ‘Freedom Concerts’ since 2003 to raise cash for charity.
He was awarded an honorary degree by the chancellor of Liberty University in 2005.
Sean Hannity is a major aficionado of the country artist Garth Brooks.