Bob Beckel
Bob Beckel
Real Name/Full Name Robert Gilliland Beckel
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Bob Beckel
Birth Place: New York, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 15 November 1948
Age/How Old: 75 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 154 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5’0”
Weight: In Kilograms – 67 kg
In Pounds – 147 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father – Cambridge Graham Beckel Jr.
Mother – Ellen Gilliland Beckel
Siblings: Graham Beckel
School: N/A
College: Wagner College
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Leland Ingham Keyser (m. 1992-2002)
Kids/Children Name: Yes (Alec Beckel, McKenzie Beckel)
Profession: American political analyst and pundit and a former political operative
Net Worth: $12 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Robert Gilliland Beckel was born on 15th November 1948 in New York, United States, to Cambridge Graham Beckel Jr and Ellen Gilliland Beckel. He was a very famous and successful political analyst and pundit. He has also spent a lot of in politics with the then President Robert F. Kennedy.

He has been a commentator on Fox News, but he was dismissed because of his back surgery which has taken a lot of time in recovery. He joined CNN and stayed there as a commentator, but again he was removed from there because of making a racists statement about few Fox News employees.

Well, how well do you know about Bob Beckel? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Bob Beckel’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Bob Beckel to date.

Biography and Early Life

Bob Beckel was born and raised in two different places. His birthplace was New York, and he was raised in Lyme, Connecticut. Bob Beckel has lived most of his early life with his parents and a younger brother. His brother, Graham Beckel, is an actor, whereas his father was an author. He used to play football when he was in college, and after completing his studies, he went to the Philippines to serve there as a peace corps volunteer.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Bob Beckel in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Bob Beckel’s age is 75 years old as of today’s date 15th April 2024 having been born on 15 November 1948. Though, he is 5’0” in feet and inches and 154 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 147 lbs in Pound and 67kg in Kilograms.


There is no data available about Bob Beckel’s early education and his schooling. After completing his schooling, Bob Beckel was admitted to Wagner College. He has completed his graduation in BA from there. He was a good football player when he was in college; he used to play a lot of football there.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids 

Bob Beckel has been married once in his life, and except that we don’t have any knowledge about his other relationship. Bob was married to Leland Ingham in 1992, and they were quite a phenomenal couple together. Later they had two children with each other, and they named them Alec Beckel and McKenzie Beckel. After being married for ten years, they were separated in 2002.

Bob Beckel was also a drug addict, and he stated about his drug and alcohol addiction in 2011 on The Five. His favorite drug was cocaine, and he has taken a lot of it. He was also an alcoholic, and currently, he is trying to recover from that. He had recovered well from his drug addiction a long time ago.

Bob Beckel has had severe health complications, and because of that, he was removed from Fox news. He had taken a leave which went just too long as he was recovering from back surgery. He later joined CNN.

He was also involved in a lot of troubles because of saying something racists to an employee of Fox News when he was a commentator on CNN. He was also once involved in an altercation with another guy over a sticker of George W. Bush.

Is Bob Beckel Gay?

Bob Beckel has been married once in his life, and from that marriage, he has two children. Although these days Bob Beckel is living single as he was divorced from his wife in 2002. They were together for ten years, but in the end, they have their own different paths. From the data which we have and whatever we know about him, it’s clear that Bob Beckel is not gay.

Professional Career

Bob Beckel has started his career immediately after completing his graduation. He joined the United States Department of State. He was the youngest of all to be the deputy assistant Secretary of State in the Carter administration. He worked on several treaties and making a success out of them. His standard as a political analyst was growing more and more with time. He became the campaign manager for Walter Mondale in 1984.

He opened a consultation agency which was known as Bob Beckel & Associates. It was famous with the name BBA. He has served in Fox News as a commentator, and he has also co-hosted The Five. he remained on Fox News for four years, from 2011 to 2015.

Fox News removed him because of his long-lasting back surgery. Later he joined CNN, but from there, he was removed too because of making a racists statement about a Fox news employee. Bob Beckel, in 2018 started his own podcast named Beckel’s Bob Cast.


Bob Beckel hasn’t won any individual awards to showcase, but he was one of the most successful political analysts and pundit. He has served in Fox News and in CNN for a long time as their commentator. He has also done many episodes of The Five. Bob Beckel has spent a very long time in politics, and he was quite a sharp mind there. He was the youngest to be the deputy assistant Secretary of State.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Bob Beckel in 2024

Bob Beckel Net Worth
Bob Beckel Net Worth

As of 2024, Bob Beckel has a net worth of $12 million. He has earned most of his wealth as a political analyst and as a commentator on Fox News and CNN. He has had a very long career in politics, and because of that, he was able to earn a lot of money. Bob Beckel also had a very skilled mind in politics, which made him the favorite of many. Lately, he started a podcast of his own in 2018. He named is Beckel’s Bob Cast.

As to conclude things here, we can say that Bob Beckel is a phenomenal man in politics. He has a glittering career in politics which has helped him a lot in getting a job in Fox News as a commentator. Despite making racists statement and being in a lot of trouble, he managed his professional career without any difficulty. He was anti-George Bush, and he used to have a sticker of that on the back of his car. Once that caused him a lot of trouble.

Bob Beckel is a retired man, and now he is enjoying his life peacefully and happily. We wish him good luck and good health for the rest of his life. We hope that he will live a happy and healthy life.


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