Bret Baier Net Worth
Bret Baier Net Worth and Salary: Bret Baier is an American television host who has a net worth of $20 million. His annual salary at Fox News is $7 million. He hosts "Special Report with Bret Baier" and previously served as Chief White House Correspondent and Pentagon correspondent.
William Bret Baier was born August 4, 1970 in Rumson, New Jersey. Baier began his television career with a local station in Rockford, Illinois before joining WRAL-TV, the CBS affiliate in Raleigh, North Carolina. He submitted an audition tape to Fox News in 1998 and was hired as the network's Atlanta bureau chief. On September 11, 2001, he drove from Georgia to Arlington, Virginia to cover the attack on the Pentagon. He never returned to the Atlanta bureau and was instead hired as the network's Pentagon correspondent, remaining at the post for five years, during which time he made 11 trips to Afghanistan and 13 trips to Iraq.
Bret became 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, the then-anchor of Special Report on Fridays. On December 23, 2008, Brit Hume anchored his final show and announced that Bret Baier would replace him as anchor of Special Report. A Freedom of Information Act request filed to investigate alleged anti-Fox News bias in the Barack Obama administration revealed an internal email from the White House communications office, dated October 23, 2009, that referred to Baier as a "lunatic." The aide who sent the email later apologized to Baier.
Real Estate: In 2011 Bret paid $1.5 million for condo in Naples, Florida. For many years, up until he sold it in 2013 for $3 million, his primary home was a mansion in Washington D.C.'s Berkley neighborhood. In 2015 he bought an opulent 11,000 square-foot mansion for $5.5 million. In June 2020 he put the home up for sale for just under $8 million.
|Net Worth:||$20 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Aug 4, 1970 (51 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.8 m)|
|Nationality:||United States of America|