Jesse Watters (born July 9, 1978) is an American conservative political commentator on the Fox News Channel. He frequently appeared on the political talk show The O'Reilly Factor and is known for his man-on-the-street interviews, featured in his segment of the show, "Watters' World". In January 2017, Watters became the host of his weekly Watters' World show, and in April 2017, he became a co-host of the roundtable series The Five.
Watters was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, growing up in the Germantown and later East Falls neighborhoods. He attended the William Penn Charter School through junior year, then moved with his family to Long Island in New York. In 2001, he graduated from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, with a B.A. in History.
After college, Watters began work as a production assistant at Fox News. In 2003, he moved to the production staff of The O’Reilly Factor, and in 2004 he began to appear on air in segments of O'Reilly's show.