Fred Barnes FOX Net Worth, Salary, Bio, Age, Parents, Wife, Career

Fred Barnes Biography

Frederic Wood Barnes Jr. is an American political commentator. He frequently appears on the Fox News Channel show Special Report with Bret Baier and served as executive editor of the now-defunct news organization The Weekly Standard. Together with Mort Kondracke, he previously co-hosted the Fox News Channel program The Beltway Boys. Barnes continues to write extensively on both presidential and a variety of other political subjects.

Fred Barnes Net Worth

Barnes has an estimated net worth of $2 Million.  His job career is his main source of income. Having worked in the industry for quite some time now, Barnes has been able to secure a decent fortune for himself.

Fred Barnes Salary

Barnes receives a respectable wage as a Fox News commentator. He earns an estimated salary of $117,793 per year which translates to  $9,816 per month.

Fred Barnes Age

Frederic Wood Barnes Jr. was born on February 1, 1943 in West Point, New York, U.S. As of 2023 she is 80 years old.

Fred Barnes Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Barnes proudly at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 meters or 165 centimeters), Barnes exhibits an exquisite balance in his physique. Weighing approximately 55 kg (121 lbs), his body measurements are an enviable 34-28-38 centimeters.

Fred Barnes Parents

We were unable to learn anything about his family because no such information is publicly available. As a result Barnes  parents’ identities remain unknown. It’s also unclear whether he has any siblings. When this information becomes available, we will update this area.

Fred Barnes Wife

In the year 1967, a significant chapter in Barnes’s personal life unfolded as he exchanged vows with Barbara Beatty, forging a lifelong commitment and partnership. Their union marked the beginning of a remarkable journey together, filled with shared dreams, challenges, and the joys of building a family.

As their journey together continued, the couple’s love blossomed even further with the arrival of three beautiful children into their lives. These children became the heart and soul of their family, bringing immense joy, laughter, and a sense of purpose to their home.

Fred Barnes Education

In 1965, he achieved a significant academic milestone by earning a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree from the prestigious University of Virginia, a renowned institution known for its rich history and commitment to academic excellence. This accomplishment marked the culmination of years of hard work, dedication, and intellectual growth, setting the stage for his future endeavors and contributions to society.

Fred Barnes Career

He worked as a journalist for The Charleston News and Courier in Charleston, South Carolina, for a number of years before joining the Washington Star as a correspondent. Before transferring to the Baltimore Sun, where he was the national political correspondent, he covered the Supreme Court and the White House for the Star.

He served as The New Republic’s senior editor and White House correspondent from 1985 to 1995. He also contributed to the American Spectator’s “Presswatch” media column. From 1985 through 1998, he served as a panelist on The McLaughlin Group, where the presenter frequently referred to him as Freddy “the Beadle” Barnes.

What’s the Story was a radio program that Barnes hosted for Radio America. He serves as the moderator of the Voice of America program Issues in the News at the moment.

In the first nationally broadcast debate of the 1984 presidential campaign, Barnes was chosen as one of three panelists to grill incumbent Ronald Reagan and challenger Walter Mondale.

In the Hollywood movies Dave, Getting Away with Murder, and Independence Day, Barnes has made cameo appearances. At Fenway Park, he has tossed out the opening pitch for a Boston Red Sox baseball game.

In 2006, Barnes published Rebel in Chief, a favourable biography of President George W. Bush. Isaac Chotiner’s review of it in The Washington Monthly described it as “fawning and occasionally amusing,” exposing the author as a “perfect Bush hack.” He is on the Institute on Religion and Democracy’s board of directors. He and his family voted to sever ties between The Falls Church and the Episcopal Church in the United States of America. He is a senior fellow at The Fund for American Studies and a member of the organization’s board of trustees.

Barnes was the only political analyst out of 27 listed by the Huffington Post that predicted John McCain would win the 2008 presidential election, beating out Karl Rove, Alex Castellanos, Matthew Dowd, Ed Rollins, and George Will.

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