Bret Baier Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Son, FOX, Salary and Net Worth

Bret Baier Biography and Wiki

Bret Baier is an American journalist who works as the host of ‘Special Report with Bret Baier’ on the Fox News Channel. He is also the chief political correspondent for FOX. Prior to that, he served as the network’s Chief White House Correspondent and Pentagon Correspondent.

Bret Baier Age and Birthday, Zodiac Sign

He was born William Bret Baier on 4 August 1970 in Rumson, New Jersey, the United States of America. He is of American nationality and white ethnicity. Bret is 51 years old. His zodiac sign is Leo.

Bret Baier Height and Weight, Body Measurements

Bret is a man of average stature. He stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches. This is approximately 1.7 meters. He has not revealed his weight to the public.

Bret Baier Family, Parents and Siblings

Bret was born and raised in the United States of America by his parents. His father is Bill Baier and his mother is Pat Baier. He also has a brother, Tim Baier. The family is of mixed German and Irish origins. Bret was raised Catholic and also served as an altar boy during the years of his youth.

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Bret Baier Wife, Spouse, Married

Bret is a married man. His wife’s name is Amy Baier. The couple got married on 9 October 2004.

Bret Baier Children, Son Surgery

The couple has been blessed with two sons, Paul and Daniel Baier. Paul was born with cardiac problems. President George W. Bush invited Baier and his wife and son to the Oval Office for a visit and had the White House physician update him on Paul’s progress before the child’s open-heart surgery in 2008.

Bret Baier Education, Marist School

He graduated in 1988 from Marist School, a private Roman Catholic high school in Atlanta, Georgia. Baier then went to DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, where he earned a BA in political science and English in 1992. He joined the Sigma Chi fraternity’s Xi Chapter at DePauw University.

Bret Baier FOX News, Career

Bret kicked off his television career as a reporter for a local station in Rockford, Illinois, before moving to Raleigh, North Carolina’s WRAL-TV, a CBS affiliate. In 1998, he sent Fox News an audition tape and was hired as the network’s Atlanta bureau chief. He drove from Georgia to Arlington, Virginia, on September 11, 2001, to cover the Pentagon attack.

Bret never came back to the Atlanta bureau, instead being assigned to the network’s Pentagon correspondent, where he spent five years and made 11 trips to Afghanistan and 13 trips to Iraq.

In 2007, he was named Fox News’ White House correspondent, covering George W. Bush’s presidency. In the fall of 2007, he began filling in on Fridays for Brit Hume, the Special Report anchor at the time.

Brit Hume anchored his final show on December 23, 2008, and it was announced that Baier would take over as anchor of Special Report. On January 5, 2009, he hosted his first show as a permanent anchor.

An internal email written by Deputy White House Communications Director Jen Psaki on October 23, 2009, referred to Baier as a “lunatic” and threatened to put “some dead fish in the fox cubby,” according to a Freedom of Information Act request filed to investigate anti-Fox News bias in the Obama administration.

Bret Baier Salary and Net Worth

Bret’s annual salary is estimated at $7 million. This males him one of the highest-paid anchors on the channel. He also has a net worth of $20 million. This comes from his successful career as the correspondent for FOX News Channel.

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