Bret Baier Bio, Age, Height and Weight, Wife, Sons, Salary, and Net Worth

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Bret Baier Biography

This is what you need to know about William Bret Baier, am American news anchor and currently the host of Special Report with Bret Baier on the Fox News Channel. He is also the chief political correspondent for Fox. Previously, Baier was the network’s Chief White House Correspondent and Pentagon correspondent.

Bret Baier Age

William Bret Baier was born on August 4, 1970 in Rumson, New Jersey, U.S. He is 50 years old as of 2020.

Bret Baier Height and Weight

Height

Baier stands at a height of 1.8 m.

Weight

  • 75 kg

Bret Baier Family

Born in Rumson, New Jersey, Baier is from a family of mixed German and Irish origins.

Bret Baier Wife

Baier is married to his wife Amy and the couple met on a blind date in October of 2002 through a mutual friend. They have two sons, Daniel and Paul.

Bret Baier Children

Bret and Amy are parents of their two children Paul Francis Baier (17 years old) and Daniel Baier (10 years old). One of their sons was born with cardiac problems and before the child’s open-heart surgery in 2008.

Bret Baier Sons Death

Non of Baier’s sons is dead. They are all alive and in good health.

Bret Baier Salary

Baier recieves an annual salary of $7 million U.S dollars.

Bret Baier Net Worth

Baier has a net worth of $16 million U.S dollars. His career as an anchor is the primary source of his income.

Bret Baier Education

Baier went to Marist School, a private Roman Catholic high school in Atlanta, Georgia, where he graduated in 1988. He then joined DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, graduating in 1992 with a BA degree in political science and English.

Bret Baier Career

Baier made his television debut in a local station in Rockford, Illinois, before joining WRAL-TV, then CBS now NBC affiliate in Raleigh, North Carolina. In 1998, Baier sent an audition tape to Fox News and was hired as the network’s Atlanta bureau chief.

Baier drove from Georgia to Arlington, Virginia, on September 11, 2001, to cover the attack on the Pentagon. He never returned to the Atlanta bureau and was instead tapped as the network’s Pentagon correspondent, remaining at the post for five years and taking 11 trips to Afghanistan and 13 trips to Iraq.

In 2007, he was named Fox News’s White House correspondent, where he covered the administration of George W. Bush. In the fall of 2007, Baier began substituting for Brit Hume, then the anchor of Special Report, on Fridays.

Brit Hume anchored his final show on December 23, 2008, and announced Baier would replace him as the anchor of Special Report. He hosted his first show as a permanent anchor on January 5, 2009.

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