Henry Chase Hager
Henry Chase Hager is the proud husband of teacher, author, journalist and daughter of a former US president, Jenna Bush.
We’ll sure be seeing more of Henry’s wife, as she’s been hired to replace Kathie Lee Gifford in the fourth hour of NBC’s Today. You’ve probably seen her before since Jenna –daughter of former U.S. president George W. Bush and granddaughter of former president George H.W. Bush –has been co-hosting with Kotb in recent months.
Jenna Bush and her twin sister, Barbara were born November 25, 1981 –with Jenna being the youngest of the twins, they became the first twin children of a US president –automatically thrown into the limelight.
This is not her first rodeo as the Texas native initially joined NBC News when she was 27 –while still working as a teacher. She has since contributed for the network in a number of roles including as a correspondent, contributor and co-host. Jenna holds an English degree from the University of Texas at Austin, following her graduation she became a teacher and author penning the NY Times best seller Ana’s Story: A Journey of Hope. She’s also served as an editor -at-large for Southern Living magazine.
In 2008, she tied the knot to hubby, Henry Hager. Together they are the proud parents of two children, daughters Margaret Laura and Poppy Louise Hager.
Henry Chase Hager was born May 10, 1978. His father is John H. Hager –a business man who served in the Army and was also a former Virginia Republican Party Chairman.
A Richmond, Virginia native; Henry Hager graduated from Wake Forest University in 2000. He worked for Karl Rove, moved on to the 2004 reelection campaign and then joined the Commerce Department.
Additionally, Hager worked for George W. Bush, back when he was the President of the United States. He worked as a Staff Assistant to the Senior Advisor at the White House to President George W. Bush from 2001-2003. During the 2004 Presidential Campaign, Hager served as Deputy Operations Manager. He currently serves as a Director at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts.