In the FOX News program Special Report, Bret Baier focuses on political stories from Washington, DC and the weeknight newscast has become one of the top five shows in cable news. Before joining Fox News, he began TV career from the local station Rockford, Illinois.
Bret also worked in WRAL-TV, which is a CBS affiliate in Raleigh, North Carolina. Afterward, he got hired as the Atlanta network's bureau chief, where he covered the attack on the Pentagon.
Two Sons With Wife!
Bret is married to a vice chair of Children’s National Medical Center Children’s Hospital Foundation, Amy Halls Baier. His wife, Amy, is a Congenital Heart Disease Advocate based in Washington, DC. The duo marked their 14th year of the anniversary in October 2018.
Together, the couple has two sons named Paul Baier and Daniel Baier. Sadly, their elder son Paul had a cardiac disease and went through open heart surgery in 2008. At that time, former American president Georg W. Bush invited the couple and their son to the white house for an update on Paul's progress. After performing three open-heart surgeries, his congenital disorder has been treated.
Bret Baier with his wife Amy Halls and their two sons in the annual Gobble Gobble Turkey trot at Naples, Florida in November 2018 (Photo: Instagram)
According to Amy's April 2016 interview with the Country Magazine, she and Bret met at a blind date in September 2001. Their first official romantic date was an English rock band The Rolling Stones concert. Since then, the couple has been together nourishing their kids. The family of four resides in Washington, DC.
Bret Baier's Net Worth And Salary In FOX News!
Because of his dedication and labors, he has a net worth of $16 million. As the chief political editor and a host of Special Report with Bret Baier, the 48-year-old journalist collects a salary of $7 million. When Bret signed $3 million deal with Fox News WRAL-TV in 2009, the Rumson native became the most expensive media reporter in the Fox news history.
He currently serves as the chief political anchor for the American News channel, Fox News, where he is the host of the show Special Report with Bret Baier. Bret became the first reporter of the Atlanta bureau when he arrived at FOX Network in 1998. He has interviewed the renowned personalities like President Donald Trump, former president George W. Bush, Barack Obama, and former vice president Dick Cheney.
According to his social account, he spends money on his son's education and to care for the boy's health. As a reporter, he also paid some percent of the tax to the government, so it also depends on his net worth. He has listed his six-bedrooms, seven-bath house in DC's Berkley for $3.5 million in 2013, which he bought in 2009 for $3.2 million.
Born as William Bret Baier on 4 August 1970, Bret is a native of Rumson, New Jersey. As a Catholic, the news anchor graduated in 1988 from a private Roman Catholic high school in Atlanta. In 1992, he obtained a BA degree in political science and English from the DePauw University in Indiana.
He is of the White ethnicity and holds the American nationality. Bret stands at the height of 5 feet 11 inches with a well-maintained body and perfect body shape.