Major Garrett CBS News, Fox, Bio, Age, Wiki, Salary, First Wife, Family, Marriage, Net Worth

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Major Garrett Biography

Major Elliott Garrett is a CBS News correspondent and the chief Washington correspondent. Garrett is the host of The Takeout podcast and a former National Journal correspondent. Prior to joining National Journal, he was Fox News’ senior White House correspondent. He covered the 2004 presidential election, the War on Terror, and the presidential election in 2008. From 2012 until 2018, Garrett served as the Network’s chief White House correspondent.

Major Garrett Education

Garrett attended James Madison High School. He graduated from the University of Missouri with a Bachelor of Journalism and a Bachelor of Science in political science in 1984. He is a member of Phi Gamma Delta.

Major Garrett Age

How old is Major?-He is 60 years old as of 24 August 2021. He was born Major Elliott Garrett. in 1962 in San Diego, California, United States.

Major Garrett Nationality

He is an American national and citizen by birth. He was born in San Diego, California, United State of America. Major is of white ethnicity/heritage/ancestry.

Major Garrett Height and Measurements

How tall is he? His height is not yet disclosed.  However, details about his other body measurements will be updated as soon as possible, information regarding his other body measurements is currently under review.

Major Garrett Family and Parents

He was born and raised by his parents in San Diego, California, United States, but he has not provided any information about his siblings or family in general. It is unknown whether he had siblings, and the identity of his father and mother is still unknown. He has kept the public in the dark about his childhood.

Major Garrett First Wife| Lara Brown

Information regarding his first wife is still unknown however, Garrett is married to Lara Brown, and he and his family live in Washington, D.C. Since 2016, his wife has served as the director of George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM).

Major Garrett Salary

He earns an annual salary of $2 million. When compared to CNN, ABC other national news organizations, CBS News anchors earn the most. Their anchor salaries are higher than the national average of $58 thousand for all news anchors.

Major Garrett’s Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $8 million. He has amassed a modest wealth through the revenues of his job as an anchor/reporter and producer. However,  this includes his property, funds, and earnings. Her main source of income is his work as a journalist.

Major Garrett Political Affiliation

Garrett made headlines in July 2015 when, during a press conference, he asked President Barack Obama why he was “happy” with the Iran Nuclear Deal, which kept four Americans in Iran: Amir Mirza Hekmati, Jason Rezaian, Saeed Abedini, and Robert Levinson. The President chastised Garrett, saying, “He’s got to give his credit, Major, for how he crafted those questions.” While other Americans held by Iran were eventually released, Robert Levinson died in captivity.

Major Garrett Books and Author

Garrett is the co-author of four books: “Common Cents,” Little, Brown Publisher, 1995; “The 15 Biggest Lies in Politics,” St. Martin’s 1999; “The Enduring Revolution,” Crown Forum 2005; and “Mr. Trump’s Wild Ride,” St. Martin’s, 2018.

Major Garrett CBS- Career

Garrett is a CBS News broadcast and platform reporter. Garrett also hosts “The Takeout,” a weekly multi-platform interview show on politics, policy, and pop culture that can be found on CBS News Streaming, top radio stations across the country, and all podcast platforms. Garrett was the Network’s chief White House correspondent from 2012 to 2018. Garrett reported extensively on presidential actions to combat ISIS and Ebola while covering the White House for CBS News. Garrett was a fixture during CBS News’ coverage of Campaign 2012 through a partnership with the National Journal, where he was chief White House correspondent, before joining CBS News as chief White House correspondent. Along with “CBS Evening News,” he co-hosted the network’s coverage of the 2011 South Carolina Republican Primary debate. anchor and managing editor Scott Pelley and offered analysis for every 2012 general election presidential debate.

Garrett previously worked as Fox News chief White House correspondent. Garrett also covered two presidential elections, Congress, the Iraq war, and other major stories during his eight years at Fox. Garrett worked as a White House correspondent for CNN during the administrations of George W. Bush and Bill Clinton before joining Fox News. He previously worked as a senior editor and congressional correspondent for U.S. News and World Report, where he covered Congress and President Clinton’s impeachment. He worked for The Washington Times as a congressional reporter and deputy national editor from 1990 to 1995. (1995-97). Garrett previously worked as a reporter for The Houston Post, the Las Vegas Review-Journal, and the Amarillo Globe-News. Garrett joined CBS News as Chief White House Correspondent on November 18, 2012, as announced on Face the Nation. In December 2018, he was designated Chief Washington Correspondent for CBS News. Garrett is now the host of The Takeout, a weekly podcast discussing politics, government, and pop culture