Robert Baer CIA, CNN, Bio, Age, Net Worth, Wife, Books, See No Evil, Height and Salary

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Robert Baer Biography and Wikipedia

Robert Baer is an American Author, journalist and former CIA case officer currently serving as a columnist for The Wall Street Journal and a Security Analyst for CNN News based in New York City, New York. Previously, he was primarily assigned to work in the Middle East as a CIA Agent officer before his official retirement. Robert also serves as a Times intelligence columnist and an International relations contributor for Vanity Fair and The Washington Post.

Robert Baer Education

Baer graduated from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service with a Bachelor’s degree in Foreign affairs and Foreign languages. He is also a graduate student of the University of California, Berkeley where he applied to work for the CIA’s Directorate of Operations.

Robert Baer Age

How old is Robert? Baer is 72 years old as of 2022. He was born Robert Booker Baer on July 11, 1952, in Los Angeles, California, United States. His birthday is celebrated on 11th July every year. His zodiac birth sign is Pisces. READ: Heidi Watney

Robert Baer Nationality and Ethnicity

Baer holds American nationality and citizenship by birth. He grew up in a middle-class native American family situated in Los Angeles, California, United States. He is of white-American descent/ethnicity and heritage.

Robert Baer Height

Baer stands at an average height of 5 feet 3 inches (1.78 m). He also maintains an average body weight of around 65 kilograms (143 Ib). However, details regarding his other body measurements are still under review. Robert’s hair color is light brown and his eyes are dark brown.

Robert Baer Parents

Robert was born in a simple neighborhood situated on the southern side of Los Angeles, in California. However, he was brought up in Aspen, Colorado by his mother single-handedly after his parents divorced when he was nine years old. Growing up, Robert wanted to become a professional skier but his mother who was a wealthy heiress took him to Europe after a poor academic performance in high school. He was then sent to a Military Academy before joining Georgetown University. Details about Robert’s father will be updated once it is available.

Robert Baer Wife

Is Robert Married? Baer is currently married to his lovely wife, Dayna Baer Williamson, a CIA operative. The two love birds tied the knot in a private wedding ceremony that was only attended by close friends and family. Robert was previously married and divorced before he finally met his current wife, Dayna. He now has two daughters and a son from his failed first marriage. Dayna has also contributed to a number of books that were written by Baer. READ: Travis T. Flory

Robert Baer Contact

Information regarding Robert’s personal contacts is currently under review. This is because he likes to keep personal information away from the public. Nevertheless, more information about his personal contacts will be updated once it is confirmed available.

Robert Baer CIA | CNN News

Robert currently serves as an intelligence and security analyst for CNN News based in New York. He is also one of the most accomplished former CIA agents in the history of the United States. Before pursuing a career as an Author and an Analyst, Baer served for several decades in Iraq and New Delhi where he earned a Career Intelligence Medal for his efforts.

He bagged his first field assignments in Madras and New Delhi before finally being transferred to Beirut and Iraq. In 2001, Baer retired from his career as a CIA and released his first column on The Guardian the same year. From there, he published hsi first book titled See No Evil which inspired a Warner Brothers movie called Syriana. Bob Barnes was Robert’s character from his book.

A few years later, Baer went on to author four New York Times best-selling books, He also writes columns for Time, Vanity, Fair, The Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post. Additionally, he is considered one of the most successful authorities in the Middle East and frequently appears on all major news outlets. READ: Sophie Stanbury

Robert Baer Net Worth

Baer is a renowned American author, former CIA Case officer and security analyst with an estimated net worth of $12 million.

Robert Baer Beirut | Iran

Baer worked as a field assignment CIA agent for Madras and New Delhi for close to ten years. Later, he was assigned to work as a CIA Agent for Beirut, Lebanon, Damascus, Syria, Khartoum, Sudan, Paris, France, Dushanbe and Tajikistan.

Robert Baer CNN Salary

Baer working as an Author, Intelligence and Security Analyst for CNN News in New York City, New York, earns an annual salary ranging from $95,000 to $100,000.

Robert Baer Books | See No Evil

  • See No Evil: The True Story of a Ground Soldier in the CIA’s War on
  • Terrorism, Crown Publishing Group (January 2002)
  • Sleeping With the Devil (July 2003)
  • Blow the House Down: A Novel, Crown
  • The Devil We Know: Dealing with the New Iranian Superpower, Crown
  • The Company We Keep: A Husband-and-Wife True-Life Spy Story, Crown
  • The Perfect Kill: 21 Laws for Assassins (2014)