Who are Jesse Watters parents?
Watters grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of teacher Stephen Hapgood Watters and child psychologist Anne Purvis.
Watters is named after his mother’s great-grandfather, Jesse Andrew Burnett, a Kansas Supreme Court associate chief justice.
Watters was raised in the Germantown and East Falls neighborhoods. He attended William Penn Charter School until his junior year before moving to Long Island, New York, with his family.
He earned a B.A. in history from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, in 2001.