Who Is Doug Hitchner? His Marriage, Wife, Career, & More

Doug Hitchner is the baseball coach for the Johns Hopkins University team who also spent four years playing as a catcher at the college. But what is most interesting is his marriage with wife Hallie Jackson, NBC News’ Chief White House correspondent.

Doug gathered huge media attention following his wedding with Jackson. But what about his relationship status at present? Are Dough and Hallie still married? Know about his personal and professional life in detail.

Who is Doug Hitchner?

Doug Hitchner currently serves as a baseball coach at Johns Hopkins University. He began his coaching career after playing as a catcher for four consecutive seasons for the team.

His brilliant performance in the field got him an identity of an outstanding blocker and receiver during his career with JHU. Besides, Hitchner is also an avid hunter. He often participates in various fishing events too.

Childhood and Education

Hitchner was born and raised in Haverford, Pennsylvania. He attended a private co-educational school, The Episcopal Academy, in Pennsylvania. He later enrolled at Johns Hopkins University.

Nationality and Ethnicity

Hallie Jackson holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.

When Did Doug Hitchner and Wife Hallie Jackson Get Marry?

Doug Hitchner tied the knot with his fiancee-turned-wife Hallie Jackson on 2nd October 2011. Their wedding ceremony was held in Perkasie, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County.

Hallie Jackson and her ex-husband Doug Hitchner
Jackson and her ex-husband Doug Hitchner

Several tabloids report the two have two daughters but they never admitted the rumors whether they are parents of two children or not.

Are Jackson and Hitchner are Still Married?

Neither Hallie nor Hitchner have revealed any information about their separation. In fact, their marriage is now over, although they are still acknowledged a couple in public.

Jackson is currently dating boyfriend Frank Throp, a TV producer. On the other hand, Doug hasn’t disclosed any information regarding his current relationship status.

He is possibly single at this moment.

The Couple Met at Johns Hopkins University

According to sources, Hallie and Doug first came across at Johns Hopkins University. He there played baseball for the college team. Jackson later graduated with a B.A. degree in political science from the University.

The two got engaged after a few years of dating in 2010.

Jackson and Boyfriend Throp Also Have a Daughter

As per People Magazine, the couple welcomed their first child, a daughter, Monroe Jackson Thorp on 9th March 2020. Jackson announced her pregnancy on Sunday Today with Willie Geist’s episode in November 2019.

On 17th November, the couple also shared the picture in which Jackson is seen holding a baby onesie that features the words “Guess what?” 

Hallie Jackson announced her pregnancy with her boyfriend in November 2019.
Jackson announced her pregnancy in November 2019, Source: Instagram

The couple started uploading each other’s pictures on social media back in mid-2019. They also vacationed in Italy in August of the year.

What is Doug Hitchner Net Worth?

Doug Hitchner’s net worth stands at $300,000 as of 2020. On the other hand, his ex-wife Jackson has $1 million net worth. She mainly makes fortune from her splendid journalism career.

In 2006, Hallie started out her career in the media field with WBOC-TV. She later went on to join WFSB. Her big break came when she started working as a reporter for NBC News.

Doug became Chief White House correspondent for NBC in Jan 2017.

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