Fred Barnes Fox News, Bio, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Education, Salary, and Net Worth

Fred Barnes Bio | Wiki

Fred Barnes ( Full name Frederic Wood Barnes ) is an American political commentator. He currently serves as the Senior Columnist for Washington Examiner and Fox News commentator. Fred Co-authored Jack Kemp: The Bleeding-Heart Conservative Who Changed America.

He is regularly featured on the Fox News Channel “Special Report” program with Bret Baier. Fred is a former executive editor of  “The Weekly Standard “the defunct news publication. Previously, Fred co-hosted  The Beltway Boys, alongside Mort Kondracke, the show previously aired on the Fox News Channel. The ”Forbes Media Guide Five Hundred, 1994 states.

Fred Barnes Age

He was born on  Feb 1, 1943, in Virginia, United States. Fred is 79 years old.

Fred Barnes Height

He is a man of above-average stature. Fred stands at a height of 5 ft  11 in ( Approx 1.8m).

Fred Barnes Family

He was born to his father and mother in Virginia, the United States, Fred’s father was a former Air Force officer. However, Fred has not shared any information regarding his parents’ names, and information about his siblings is not currently available.

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Fred Barnes Wife

He shares his marriage life with his lovely wife called Barbara Barnes.

Fred Barnes Education

He attended and graduated from St. Stephens School located in Alexandria in 1960. Fred proceeded to join the U.S. Army and spent two years there. He then enrolled at the University of Virginia, where he studied history and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in the same. Additionally, Fred was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University.

Fred Barnes Fox News

After spending some years working as a journalist at The Charleston News as well as  Courier based in Charleston, South Carolina, Fred transformed into a reporter at the Washington Star in 1979. While there, he covered the Supreme Court as well as the White House for the Star. Later on, he moving to the Baltimore Sun. There, Fred served as a national political correspondent. From 1985 to 1995, he worked as a senior editor as well as a White House correspondent for The New Republic.

He additionally wrote for the American Spectator media column the “Presswatch”. Fred also served as a panelist on the public affairs show called The McLaughlin Group from 1988 to 1998. While there, the show host referred to him as Freddy “the Beadle” Barnes. Fred served as a host of a  radio show called What’s the Story at Radio America. Currently, Fred serves as a moderator for the Voice of America show.

In 1984, he was selected to be one of three panelists quizzing former President Ronald Reagan and his opponent Walter Mondale in the 1984 presidential campaign which was the first nationally televised debate. Moreso, Fred has made several appearances in the Hollywood films Dave, Getting Away with Murder, as well as Independence Day.

Fred’s colleagues at Fox News include:

Ray Bogan-anchor

Raymond Arroyo-producer

Kristen Soltis-researcher

Mark Meredith-reporter

Lauren Blanchard-correspondent

Fred Barnes Washington Examiner

The Washington Examiner is an American news website as well as a weekly magazine with its headquarters based in Washington, D.C.  The website is owned by MediaDC which is a subsidiary of Clarity Media Group owned by Philip Anschutz. There Fred serves as the Washington Examiner senior columnist.

Fred Barnes Rebel In Chief

Veteran political reporter Fred gave an insider’s view of how former USA president Bush used a unique presidential style to bold reforms that dramatically remade the country and the world. In the process, Fred showed that the president was shaking up Washington and reshaping the conservative movement. Fred had gained extraordinary access to the Bush administration allowing him to access even the hidden information. He even conducted one-on-one interviews with Bush, Rice, Cheney, and Rumsfeld, among many other presidential advisers.

Fred showed how Bush acted as an “insurgent force” in the nation’s capital, how Bush dealt with conservatism for a new era; how he revolutionized American foreign policy, and when and why Bush decided to go into Iraq, even knowing that he was putting his life at risk,  how Bush routinely defies conventional wisdom, and why he won the elections.

Fred Barnes Articles

He has written millions of articles on many racks including; Lucky Joe, Trump has become more conservative, if uniquely so, Biden’s likability advantage matters, Trump’s path to reelection is narrow but exists, Mitch McConnell is poised for yet another victory, Biden teaches Trump a lesson, This judge stands out, Trump’s only way forward, Stonewalling stimulus as a sop to the ‘resistance’, Even if Trump loses, congressional Republicans won, Dire predictions about the Republican Party were wrong, again, GOP women brought the energy to congressional races, Instead of a blue wave, Democrats got a ‘red tsunami’ among many others.

Fred Barnes Salary

As a veteran political reporter, he earns a reasonable amount. Fed’s average salary is $117,793 per year. 

Fred Barnes Net Worth

His Wealth has been growing over the years. Fred’s estimated net worth is $3,597,892