Jen Hatmaker is a bestselling author, speaker, and television show host who built a platform for herself in the heart of millions as a Christian influencer. Other than that, people identify her as the wife of Brandon Hatmaker, an author, biker, and humanitarian. He is the founder and managing director of The Legacy Collective.
Jen's Marriage with Brandon Hatmaker
Author Jen Hatmaker met Brandon Hatmaker for the first time at the OBU in 1992 when he was a college junior and she arrived as a freshman. The lovebirds slipped on each other in the cafeteria when Brandon acted running into Jen because he needed a fork.
Right after college graduation, Jen and Brandon tied the knot on 30 December 1993. In addition to that, the pair set an example of an idle couple and successful marriage as they have been together for more than three decades.
Following the marriage, Jen and her husband lived in several places like Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, and Colorado. Consequently, they settled down in Austin and founded a Church. They aggressively indulged themselves in charity works along with the work in the church.
Jen Hatmaker Filed for Divorce
Christian author Jen Hatmaker filed for divorce from her husband Brandon on September 7, 2020. The reality show star who's been hitched to Brandon for 26 years filed for divorce in Hays County 22nd District Court in Texas on 21 August. However, the reason for the couple's separation is still a mystery.
A few weeks before, Jen posted a message on social media writing her family was working through an unexpected crisis. On July 31, the Kansas native asked for prayers via Facebook without clarifying the "crisis" her family was navigating.
But, has Jen been dating anyone after her divorce from former husband Brandon Hatmaker? As of December 2021, Jen appears to be single. Not to mention, Hatmaker's name is also not romantically linked with any man, as of now.
Clearly, Hatmaker's main focus for now remains on her children. Beside anything else, Jen is doing great as a single independent mother while raising her children as she simultaneously focus on her work.
Jen Hatmaker's Children
Jen Hatmaker is a mother to five children- three sons, Caleb Hatmaker, Gavin Hatmaker, and Ben Hatmaker; and two daughters Sydney Hatmaker and Remy Hatmaker. Among the team, the Jen-Brandon duo adopted Remy and Ben from Ethiopia.
It wasn't that easy for the Hatmakers to raise adopted children because of racial aggressiveness which existed in the United States. Nevertheless, after Sydney Hatmaker, one of Jen's daughters came out as a lesbian, the couple showed love and compassion.
Jen Hatmaker - Net Worth
Jen Hatmaker and spouse Brandon possesses a combined net worth of $5 million as of 2020. The power couple receives a big payroll of $35,000 to $60,000 per episode which is a basic salary of experienced reality show stars.
She hosts the HGTV series Your Big Family Renovation joined by her husband and their five kids. The home improvement network indeed focuses on the family of seven who renovates their recently purchased 105-year-old home.
The New York Times best-selling author and her family owns a luxury house in Austin, Texas. The mother of five has written many books including the bestsellers For the Love and Of Mess and Moxie. She currently amasses over 800,000 followers on Facebook and 500,000 on Instagram.