Bret Baier (Fox News) Wiki, Age, Wife, Kids, Special Report, Net Worth, Salary and Height

Bret Baier
Bret Baier

Bret Baier Biography and Wiki

William Bret Baier is an American journalist who serves as the host of ‘Special Report with Bret Baier’ on the Fox News Channel and as the chief political correspondent for Fox. Bret previously served as the network’s Chief White House Correspondent and Pentagon correspondent.

Bret Baier Age and Birthday

Bret was born on August 4, 1970, in Rumson, New Jersey, United States. He is 52 years old as of 2022. His birth sign is Leo. Baier turns 53 years old on August 4, 2023.

Bret Baier Height

The journalist stands at a height of 5 feet and 11 inches (Approx 1.8m) tall.

Bret Baier Education

Baier went to Marist School, a private Roman Catholic high school in Atlanta, Georgia for his high school studies graduating in 1988.

He later joined DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana where he earned a BA degree in political science and English in 1992.  While at DePauw, Bret became a member of the Xi Chapter of the Sigma Chi fraternity.

Bret Baier Family

Baier was born in Rumson, New Jersey to a family of mixed German and Irish origins and was raised as a catholic. Attempts to establish the identities of his parents were in vain since no information about his parents is available to the public. It’s therefore unknown whether he has any siblings. This section is pending review and will be updated soon.

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Bret Baier Wife, Is he married?

Bret Baier is a married man, He is happily married to Amy Baier who is a Foundation Board Chair @childrensnational, Congenital Heart Disease Amb, Kennedy Center NCPA Board. The duo met on a blind date in October 2002 and got married in 2004.

The couple is blessed with two sons, Daniel and Paul.

Bret Baier Children

Bret and Amt are blessed with two children, Daniel and Paul. Paul was born with cardiac problems and had open-heart surgery in 2008. Before that, President George W. Bush invited Baier, his wife, and his son to the Oval Office for a visit and had the White House physician update him on Paul’s progress.

Bret Baier Salary

Mr. Bret Baier is among the highest-paid News Anchors in the United States. He receives an annual salary of $7 million. His contract with the exact figures is yet to be released.

Bret Baier Net Worth

According to celebritynetworth, Baier has a net worth of $31 million. This comes from his career as a journalist among other investments.


Baier first worked at a local station in Rockford, Illinois. He later landed a job at WRAL-TV then CBS affiliate in Raleigh, North Carolina. He sent an audition tape to Fox News in 1998 and was hired as the network’s Atlanta bureau chief.

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

Brit Hume anchored his last show and announced Baier would succeed him as the anchor of Special Report on December 23, 2009.

He hosted his initial show as the permanent anchor on January 5, 2009. A Freedom of Information Act request filed to investigate anti-Fox News bias in the Barack Obama administration revealed an internal email written by Deputy White House Communications Director, Jen Psaki, dated October 23, 2009, that referred to Baier as a “lunatic.” Psaki, who sent the email, later apologized to Baier.

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