1. Personal and Family Life
Bret Baier is married to Amy Halls and has two children with her wife. He attends Roman Catholic Church and also stayed as an altar server in his early life.
Baier was born in Rumson, New Jersey, the United States in a Catholic family. He is the son of Bill Baier and mother Pat. He is the elder brother of sports anchor turned entrepreneur, Tim Baier.
- Parents: Pat and Bill Baier
- Wife: Amy Halls Baier
- Children: Paul Francis and Daniel Baier
- Marital Status: Married
In 1988, he graduated from Marist High School in Atlanta, Georgia. Following, he enrolled at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana and graduated in with a degree in political science and English at the age of 22. During his college days, he served as a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity.
In 2004, Brit Baier is married to Amy Halls Baier who is former media planner for Calvin Klein in Chicago. Rolling Stones concert became the milestone in their marriage where they met on a blind date planned by their close friends.
Baier is the proud father of two sons named Paul and Daniel. His elder son Paul has survived heart surgery thrice due to some kind of cardiac problem. Now, he is free from health difficulty and is living a peaceful life with his family.
2. Body Measurements and Lifestyle
Bret Baier’s body measurement resembles average body type garnished by warm personality. His endearing look is admired by most of the female spectators of Fox News.
Bret Baier has body measurement of the average type that makes him look fine whatever attire. He has a height of 5 feet 9 inches with the negotiable weight of 89 kilos. He seems very gentle when embellished in a polished suit especially in the blue shade. His beardless face perfectly highlights his brown hair and piercing blue eyes.
- Height: 5 Feet 9 Inches (1.75m)
- Body Measurements: N/A
- Plastic Surgery: N/A
- Weight: 89 KG (196 lbs.)
His cheekbones are what makes him look more attractive and makes his female co-anchors stare at him during shows. Five years ago, he has achieved massive weight loss of 48 pounds that he got after sticking to a sugar-free diet including grilled fish and chicken.
As a loving father and husband, he spends most of his spare time with them. Always on point on his duty, he equally excels the family life and often gets on a family vacation. He is passionate golf player and has great photography skills.
3. Professional Career
Bret Baier has now become one of the most prominent journalists receiving Kenneth Y. Tomlinson Award. He started his career with a local station in Illinois and his excellence has led him to Fox News Chief Political Anchor.
Bret Baier began his journalistic career at a local channel in Rockford, Illinois. Later he went to WRAL-TV (then CBS recently NBC affiliate) in Raleigh, North Carolina. He was hired by Fox News Channel in 1998 as Atlanta bureau chief after receiving his audition tape.
- 1998- Hired by Fox News Channel as a chief of Atlanta bureau
- (2001-2005)- Served as Pentagon Correspondent for Fox
- 2007- Became White House Correspondent
- 2009- Named as permanent anchor of Special Report
He moved to Arlington, Virginia on 11 September 2001to cover Pentagon attack leaving Georgia and he never went back. He was appointed to serve as Pentagon correspondent and during his five years in Pentagon, he took 13 to Iraq as well as 11 flights to Afghanistan.
In 2007, he became White House correspondent for Fox and covered the government of George W. Bush. He occasionally replaced Brit Hume on Special Report in late 2007.
After Hume on-aired his final broadcasting on December 2008, Baier was named as permanent host and made his first show on 5 January 2009.
Currently, Baier is Chief political anchor for Fox News as well as anchor and executive editor of Special Report with Bret Baier.
Bret is the author of books 'Three Days in January' which has named him as New York Times bestselling author. He also published Special Heart in 2014 and his Three Days in Moscow is expected to publish in May 2018. He is the recipient of the Kenneth Y. Tomlinson Award for Outstanding Journalism.
4. Net Worth and Salary 2018
Bret Baier net worth and salary is $16 million and $7 million respectively. He is paid huge paycheck annually by the network regarding his in-depth work and determination.
- Salary: $16 Million
- Net Worth: $7 Million
Moreover, he receives an extra bundle of cash from his bestselling books. The Baier family is living pretty luxurious life as one of the top paid journalists of Fox should.