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Into The Life of Doug Hitchner: His Marriage, Wife, Career, & More

Doug Hitchner is the baseball coach for the Johns Hopkins University team, where he also played catcher for four years. But it’s his marriage to Hallie Jackson, NBC News’ Chief White House Correspondent, that’s most intriguing.

Following his wedding to Jackson, Doug received a lot of media attention. But what about his current relationship status? Is Dough still married to Hallie? Does the pair share any children between them?

Learn everything there is to know about his personal and professional life.

Who is Doug Hitchner?

He was born on January 10th, 1983. As of 2021, he is 38-year-old. Doug is the son of Elam Hitchner and Mary Kay Hitchner. His parents don’t like to stay in the public eye because of which there’s not much detail about them.

On the other hand, Hallie Jackson’s ex-husband Doug belongs to the white ethnicity and has American nationality.

Hitchner was born and raised in the Pennsylvania town of Haverford. He went to The Episcopal Academy, a private co-educational school in Pennsylvania. After graduating, he attended Johns Hopkins University.

Doug is a baseball coach at Johns Hopkins University right now. He began his coaching career after playing catcher for the team for four seasons in a row.

During his time at JHU, his outstanding performance on the field earned him the reputation of being an outstanding blocker and receiver. In addition, Hitchner is an avid hunter. He also participates in a variety of fishing tournaments.

Doug Hitchner and Wife Hallie Jackson marriage

On October 2, 2011, Doug Hitchner married his fiancee-turned-wife Hallie Jackson. The beautiful nuptials took place in Bucks County, Perkasie, Pennsylvania.

Hallie Jackson Was Married To Ex-Husband Doug Hitchner
Jackson Was Married To Ex-Husband Doug Hitchner.

Several tabloids have reported that the lovebirds have two daughters, but they have never confirmed nor denied the rumors.

When And How Did Jackson and Hitchner Meet?

Hallie and Doug first met at Johns Hopkins University, according to sources. He was a member of the college baseball team there. Jackson earned a B.A. in political science from the University after that.

After a few years of dating, the two got engaged in 2010. At the time of their engagement, Hallie was still living in WFSB News Channel.

Are Jackson and Hitchner are still married?

Neither Hallie nor Hitchner have shared any details about their split. In fact, their marriage is no longer going strong, despite the fact that they are still referred to as a couple in public.

Jackson is currently dating television producer Frank Thorp. Doug, on the other hand, hasn’t revealed anything about his current relationship status.

He may or may not be single right now.

Does Doug Hitchner and Haillie Jackson share any kids?

The former flames don’t share any kids between them. Meanwhile, Hailie shares a daughter with her boyfriend Jack.  Their daughter, Monroe Jackson Thorp, was born on March 9, 2020, according to People Magazine. In November 2019, Jackson announced her pregnancy on Sunday Today with Willie Geist’s episode.

Doug Hitchner's Ex-Wife Announces Pregnancy
Doug Hitchner’s Ex-Wife Announces Pregnancy

On November 17th, the couple also shared a photo of Jackson holding a baby onesie with the words “Guess what?” on it.

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Hallie and her boyfriend Frank with their daughter.

In mid-2019, the couple began sharing each other’s photos on social media. In August of this year, they also took a vacation to Italy.

Doug Hitchner Net Worth

Doug Hitchner’s net worth is estimated to be $300,000 by the year 2020. His ex-wife Jackson, on the other hand, has a net worth of $1 million. She makes the majority of her money from her successful journalism career.

Hallie began her career in the media field with WBOC-TV in 2006. She later became a member of WFSB. Her big break came when she started working for NBC News as a reporter.

Doug joined NBC as Chief White House Correspondent in January 2017.