Bret Baier
Bret Baier
Real Name/Full Name William Bret Baier
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Bret Baier
Birth Place: Rumson, New Jersey, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 4 August 1970
Age/How Old: 53 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 180 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
Weight: In Kilograms – 75 Kg
In Pounds – 165 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Bill Baier
Mother – Pat Baier
Siblings: Tim Baier
School: Marist Roman Catholic school.
College: Depauw University.
Religion: Christianity
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Amy Baier (m. 2004)
Kids/Children Name: Paul Francis Baier, Daniel Baier
Profession: News anchor, chief political correspondent for Fox
Net Worth: $25 million
Last Updated: July 2024

William Bret Baier is the host of the popular show Special Report with Bret Baier of the Fox News channel. He is also the chief political correspondent of Fox. Earlier, he used to work as the White House correspondent, network’s chief, and even correspondent of the pentagon.

Well, how well do you know about Bret Baier? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Bret Baier’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 Bret Baier to date.

Biography and Early Life

Baier’s family had a mixed Irish and German origin. He spent the most of his childhood in Rumson, which is a small part of New Jersey. His family was Catholic so he went to a private high school which was situated in Atlanta, Georgia. He used to serve as an altar boy when he was young. He also served as a member of the xi chapter of the Sigma Chi Fraternity, during his reign at his University Depauw.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Bret Baier in 2024, and what is his height and weight? Well, Bret Baier’s age is 53 years old as of today’s date 12th July 2024 having been born on 4 August 1970. Though, he is 6′ 0″ in feet and inches and 180 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165 lbs in Pound and 75kg in Kilograms.


As his family was Catholic, he went to a private high school in Atlanta, Georgia, which was a Roman Catholic school named Marist school. For his graduation, he went to the University of Depauw in Greencastle, Indiana. He graduated in 1992 with a bachelor’s degree in political science and English.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Bret Baier With Wife Amy Baier
Bret Baier With Wife Amy Baier

Bret Baier, who used to serve as an altar boy earlier, practices Roman Catholic sincerely and attends the Holy Trinity Catholic Church every Sunday in Georgetown. Baier got married to Amy in 2004. The couple has two sons Daniel and Paul. When Paul was born, he had a cardiac problem and had to undergo open-heart surgery in 2008. Before the operation, Baier’s family was invited by George W Bush to visit the Oval Office, and also the White House physician updated his son’s medical conditions. In 2009, the Sigma Chi Fraternity named Bret Baier as the ‘Significant Sig.’

Is Bret Baier Gay?

Bret is married to Amy and has two kids named Daniel and Paul. So, from the details of his personal life, it can be said that he is not gay.

Professional Career

Baier’s television career began when he joined a local station in Rockford, Illinois. He drove from Georgia to Virginia to cover the attack on the pentagon on September 11, 2001. Then he was made the pentagon’s correspondent and never had to return to the Atlanta bureau. He took 11 visits to Afghanistan to serve his tenure, and later did 13 visits to Iraq as well during his five years at the organization.

In 2007, he was named the White House correspondent for Fox News covering George W Bush’s administration. He then began to substitute Brit Hume and the anchor of special reports on Fridays and finally replaced Hume in 2008. He got his debut break in the year 2009, where he first got to be the permanent anchor of the show.


  • He received the Urbino press award from the municipality of Urbino in 2018.
  • The National Press Foundation awarded him the Sol Taishoff Award for excellence in broadcast journalism.
  • He also won the Kenneth Y. Tomlinson Award for outstanding journalism by Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship Program in the year

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Bret Baier in 2024

Bret Baier Net Worth
Bret Baier Net Worth

As of 2024, Bret’s net worth is around $25 million. His salary itself is around $7 million. Though he was talented initially, he used to get very few salaries, but then gradually, as he went on to higher positions like the political chief, White House, and Pentagon correspondent, etc., His salary increased rapidly.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Bret Baier’s family is known to have a mixed German and Irish origin. They were complete Catholics.
  • Once, he was referred to as a lunatic by some deputy of the White House, which was further sorted out when the personnel apologized to Baier for his words.

Bret Baier, an altar boy in a church, graduated from a private Rumson Catholic school. He had worked hard enough, and during his university, he got a spot in the sigma chi fraternity. He showcased his talent, which was fortunately recognized by Fox news, and we all know where he is today. He is a true inspiration for all young aspiring journalists. He still works for Fox News and is getting a healthy salary for his job.


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