Bret Baier Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 19 Aug, 2021
Facts of Bret Baier
Date of Birth: 1970 , August-4
Age: 51 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 11 Inch
Name Bret Baier
Birth Name William Bret Baier
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Rumson, New Jersey
Ethnicity White Ethnicity
Profession TV Presenter
Working For Fox News Network
Net Worth $20 million
Salary $7 Million
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Face Color White
Famous for Journalist
Married Yes
Married to Amy Baier (m. 2004)
Children Daniel Baier, Paul Francis Baier
Divorce N/A
Education DePauw University
Awards The CMA Awards
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Wikipedia
TV Show Special Report with Bret Baier
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Bret Baier, an American journalist, is a popular anchor of the Fox News Channel. He currently hosts Special Report with Bret Baier on the Fox News Channel. He previously worked as the network's Chief White House Correspondent and Pentagon correspondent.

Early Life And Education Of Bret Baier

Bret Baier was born in the year 1970 August 4 in Rumson, New Jersey, United States. He holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. He was raised in Dunwoody, Georgia as a Roman Catholic. He goes to Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Georgetown. He has attended Marist High School in Atlanta, which is a private Roman Catholic School.

Baier graduated his high school in 1988 and went to DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana. He has majored in political science and English from the University in 1992. Whilst at the university, he was a member of the Xi Chapter of the Sigma Chi Fraternity.

Career

After completing his graduation, Bret Baier began actively in the journalism sector. He debuted in the television sector working with a local station in Rockford, Illinois. Later on, he joined the CBS affiliate in Raleigh, North Carolina called the WRAL-TV. Baier is also a career motive.

He too wanted to boost his professional life and career. Following so, Baier sent his audition tape to Fox News in 1998, and being impressed with his performance in the tape, Fox News hired him as the network’s Atlanta bureau chief. On the 11 September 2001 attack on the Pentagon tower, he drove all the way to Arlington from Virginia and cover the attack.

For his coverage of the Pentagon attack, Baier was tapped as the network’s Pentagon coverage taking the post for five years and traveling to Afghanistan and Iraq to make the cover of the different hot issues that happened there.

The dedication and his performance on his work made him become Fox News’s White House correspondent in 2007 covering the administration of George W. Bush. Later in the fall of the same year, he began to anchor the Special Report on Fridays substituting Brit Hume.

Since 2009, Baier became the permanent anchor for the show. In 2012, he served as the co-anchor of the FCN’s America’s Election HQ. He had also provided extensive coverage of the 2012 campaign cycles, presidential and vice-presidential debates as well as Republican and Democratic conventions. He has also interviewed several renowned personalities like Hillary Clinton, President Barack Obama, etc.

His excellent talent and skill have made to be one of the reputed and able and authentic journalists in the arena. 

Net Worth And Salary

Bret Baier has collected a large amount of net worth from her illustrious journalism career which as per celebrity net worth is around $20 million. He enjoys a yearly salary of $7 million

He became Fox News's White House correspondent in 2007, covering the administration of George W. Bush which was a huge break in his career graph both in terms of success and money. 

Personal Life And Relationship 

Talking about his personal life of Bret Baier, he is a married man. The name of his wife is Amy Baier. He has two children from his wife Amy. He has two sons (Paul Francis Baier and Daniel Baier)among which one of his sons was born with a cardiac problem. His son went to open heart surgery in 2008.

Before the child's open-heart surgery in 2008, 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. 

Bret is living happily with his wife and children. He is trying to give the maximum time possible to his family fulfilling his responsibilities at work. He considered his wife huge support and dedicates his success to her.

“As I transitioned from chief White House correspondent to anchor, I was saying ‘yes’ to every opportunity and working as hard as possible. Amy, then with our newborn baby boy who has a lot of health issues, was a rock and encouraged me to keep at it while she held everything together at home.”

Body Measurement And Other Facts

  • Bret Baie's height: his height is 5feet 9 inches (1.8 m). 
  • Weight: His body weight is around 75kg.
  • Hair Color: Dark Brown 
  • Eye Color: Brown 
  • Age: August 4, 1970 (age 50)
  • Birth Sign: Leo
  • Birth Name: William Bret Baier
  • Nationality: American 
  • Ethnicity: White

Most Asked Questions

1. Who is Bret Baier's wife?

Baier is married to Amy Baier. The couple first met in 2002 when their mutual friends set them on a blind date. They went to a Rolling Stone concert together and the rest is history.

2. Where did Bret Baier go to college?

He attended Marist High School in Atlanta, which is a private Roman Catholic School. Later, Baier went to DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana. He has majored in political science and English from the University in 1992. Whilst at the university, he was a member of the Xi Chapter of the Sigma Chi Fraternity.

3. Who are Bret Baier's parents?

Bret Baier was born in the year 1970 on August 4 in Rumson, New Jersey, the United States to Bill and Pat Baier. He is an American and belongs to white ethnicity. He was raised in Dunwoody, Georgia as a Roman Catholic.

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