Bret Baier Wife, Net Worth, Salary, Bio, Age, Family Accident, Fox News, Height and Wedding

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Bret Baier Biography and Wiki

Bret Baier is an American Chief political anchor, anchor and executive editor of Special Report with Bret Baier at FOX News in Washington, D.C. He is also the host of FOX News Audio’s “The Bret Baier Podcast” which includes Common Ground, The Campaign, The Candidates and The All-Star Panel. He joined FOX News in 1998 as the first reporter in the Atlanta bureau.

Bret Baier Education

Baier attended a private Roman Catholic called Marist School based in Atlanta, Georgia. He then graduated with a Bachelor of arts degree in political science and English from DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana.

Bret Baier Age

How old is Bret? Baier is 54 years old as of 2024. He was born William Bret Baier on August 4, 1970, in Rumson, New Jersey, United States. His birthday is celebrated on 4th August every year. His zodiac birth sign is LEO. READ: Jon Scott 

Bret Baier Height

Bret stands at an average height of 5 feet 11 inches. He also maintains an average body weight of around 89 KG (197 pounds). However, information regarding his other body measurements is still under review. His eye color is brown while his hair color is dark brown.

Bret Baier Nationality and Ethnicity

Bret holds American nationality and citizenship by birth. He grew up in a native American middle-class family in Rumson, New Jersey. He belongs to the white American heritage/ethnicity.

Bret Baier Parents | Family | Father

Baier grew up in Rumson, New Jersey as the son of Bill Bater (mother) and Pat Baier (father). He served as an altar boy when he was a teenager and attended church every Sunday with his parents, Baier and his family is still active Roman Catholics who attend the Holy Trinity Catholic Church based in Georgetown.

Bret Baier Wife and Wedding

Who is Bret wife? Baier is married to his wife Amy. The couple got married in a private wedding ceremony that was only attended by close friends and family. Bret and his wife reside in Georgetown, Washington DC and together they are blessed with two sons. READ: Zayden Banks

Bret Baier Sons

Amy and Baier are blessed with two sons named Daniel Baier and Paul Francis Baier. Paul was born in 2007 with critical cardiac conditions and problems while Daniel was born in 2010.

Bret Baier Net Worth

Baier is an accomplished American broadcast Journalist and Washington DC correspondent who has an estimated net worth of around $1 million.

Bret Baier Political Party |  Political Affiliation

As part of his work, Bret is known for his various political comments and opinions on FOX News based in Washington. However, he has not yet gone public with his political affiliation. READ: Grace Gail

What Happened To Bret Son?

Baier’s son Paul was born with very serious cardiac problems. Therefore, he underwent open-heart surgery in early 2008. In 2009, President George W. Bush invited Baier into The Oval Office and requested to know how his son was doing after the surgery. As of 2021, Paul is in stable health and the surgery was successful.

Bret Baier Fox News

Bret Baier holds multiple key roles at FOX News Channel (FNC), serving as the anchor and executive editor of “Special Report with Bret Baier,” which airs weeknights at 6-7 PM/ET. He also holds the position of chief political anchor for the network. Additionally, Baier hosts “The Bret Baier Podcast” on FOX News Audio, featuring segments like Common Ground, The Campaign, The Candidates, and The All-Star Panel. Baier’s tenure at FNC began in 1998 as the network’s first reporter in the Atlanta bureau, and he is currently based in Washington, D.C. READ: Nicole Gale Anderson

In recent notable events, Baier conducted an exclusive interview with Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman during his anchoring of Special Report from Saudi Arabia in September 2023. Following this, he interviewed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, eliciting responses regarding the Crown Prince’s comments on normalizing relations with Israel. Moreover, Baier co-moderated the first Republican presidential primary debate with Martha MacCallum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in August 2023, garnering an impressive 12.8 million viewers across FNC and FOX Business Network, making it the highest-rated non-sports telecast of the year in viewership.

Baier’s involvement extends beyond television hosting. He has moderated two editions of The Senate Project series on FOX Nation, featuring bipartisan discussions at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute with prominent senators such as Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Joni Ernst (R-IA), and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH). Additionally, Baier provided live breaking news coverage of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in 2022, including interviews with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba, as well as a conversation with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger.

Before his anchor role, Baier served as FNC’s chief White House correspondent during the George W. Bush administration’s second term. He also worked as a national security correspondent covering military and national security affairs, defense, military policy, and the intelligence community from the Pentagon.

Baier’s journalism career began as FNC’s Southeastern correspondent from 1998 to 2001, where he covered a range of stories including the Timothy McVeigh execution and the Elian Gonzalez saga. He has also reported extensively from Cuba and covered numerous hurricanes.

Prior to joining FNC, Baier worked at WRAL-TV (CBS 5) in Raleigh, NC, WREX-TV (NBC 13) in Rockford, IL, and WJWJ-TV (PBS 2) in Beaufort, SC. He graduated from DePauw University with a B.A. in political science and English. Additionally, Baier is a prolific author, with five New York Times Best-Sellers to his name, including “Three Days in January,” “Special Heart,” “Three Days in Moscow,” “Three Days at the Brink,” and his most recent release, “To Rescue the Republic.”