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Bret Baier Profile
Bret Baier is an American anchor and host of Special Report with Bret Baier currently working at Fox News Channel, in addition, he is the chief political correspondent for FOX. Additionally, he previously worked as the network’s Chief White House Correspondent and Pentagon correspondent.
Bret Baier Age
Baier is 53 years old as of 2023. He was born on 4th August 1970 in Rumson, New Jersey, United States of America. Additionally, he celebrates his birthday on the 4th of August every year.
Bret Baier Height
He stands at an average height of 5 feet 11 inches tall. However, information about his weight will be updated when available.
Bret Baier Family
Baier was born in Rumson, New Jersey, his family is mixed German and Irish origins. He was raised as a catholic, moreover, he attended Marist School, a private Roman Catholic high school in Atlanta, Georgia where he graduated in 1988. From there, he attended the Methodist DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, where he graduated with a BA degree in political science and English in 1992. At the Univesity, he became a member of the Xi Chapter of the Sigma Chi fraternity. Baier has, however, neither disclosed the names of his parents nor those of his siblings as he likes to keep his personal life private. However, we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Bret Baier Wife
Baier is happily married to his loving wife Amy, the couple is blessed with two sons namely Daniel and Paul. Paul was born with cardiac problems and before he has an open-heart surgery in 2008, President George W. Bush invited Baier and his wife and son to the Oval Office for a visit and the white house Physician update him on Paul’s progress. Moreover, in 2009, Baier was named a “significant sig” by the Sigma Chi fraternity. Baier served as an altar boy in his youth, in addition, he is practicing Roman Catholic and attends Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Georgetown.
Bret Baier Career
Baier is the host of Fox News Audio’s “The Bret Bair Podcast” which includes Common Ground, The Campaign, The Candidates, and The All-Star Panel. He joined the Fox News Channel in 1998 as the first reporter in the Atlanta bureau and is now based in Washington, DC. Additionally, in March 2016, he hosted FNC’s only Democratic town hall with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. Furthermore, Baier co-moderated the first GOP presidential debate of the 2016 election cycle. Baier also co-moderated the network’s second and third debate of the 2016 election cycle, held on 28th January in Des Moines, IA, and 3rd March in Detroit, MI.
For the 2012 and 2016 political seasons, Baier served as co-anchor of FNC’s America’s Election Headquarters. On March 15th, 2016, FNC’s coverage of the primary races in the seven select states averaged over 5 million viewers. Which was the highest-rated primary night in cable news history, according to Nielsen. Prior to his anchor role, he was named chief white house correspondent in 2006. Moreover, he covered the second term of the George W. Bush administration. Baier started his career with local station WJWJ TV16 on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, before joining WRAL-TV, the CBS affiliate in Raleigh, North Carolina. He sent an audition tape to Fox News in 1998 and was hired as the network’s Atlanta bureau chief.
Bret Baier White House Correspondent
Furthermore, he was named Fox News’s white house correspondent in 2007, covering the administration of George W. Bush. In the fall of 2007, he began substituting for Brit Hume, then the anchor of special reports on Fridays. On 23rd December 2008, Hume anchored his final show and announced Baier would replace him as an anchor of Special Reports. He hosted his first show as a permanent anchor on 5th January 2009. In October 2021, Baier promoted his new book To Rescue the Republic: Ulysses S. Grant, the Fragile Union and the Crisis of 1876 on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
Bret Baier Salary
He has an estimated annual salary of $ 1 million from his career.
Bret Baier Net Worth
Baier has an estimated annual Net worth of $ 20 million to $ 30 million earned from his career as a Chief political anchor, anchor, and executive editor of Special Report with Bret Baier
Bret Baier Social Media Platforms
Baier is very active on his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. He has 1.4 million followers on Twitter, 515k followers on Instagram, and 652k followers on Facebook.