Major Garrett CBS, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, First Wife, Lara, Podcast, Salary, and Net Worth

Major Garrett Bio | Wiki

Major Garrett (Full name: Major Elliott Garrett) is an American journalist currently working for CBS News as the Chief Washington Correspondent. He was appointed as the Chief Washington correspondent in December 2018 and as a result, he reports for all CBS News broadcasts and platforms.

Garett is the host of The Takeout, a weekly multi-platform interview show on politics, pop culture, and policy available on CBSN, top radio stations all over the country as well as all podcast platforms. prior to joining CBS News, he worked for National Journal as a chief White House correspondent. Garrett was born in San Diego, California, and attended James Madison High School where he completed his high school education. He then joined the University of Missouri where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Political Science.

Major Garrett Age

He was born on August 24, 1962, in San Diego, California. Garrett is 58 years old in 2020 and celebrates his birthday on August 24 every year.

Major Garrett Height

Drawing from his photos, Garrett is tall in stature. His height is around 6 feet 2 inches (Approx 1.9 m).

Major Garrett's Photo
Garrett’s Photo

Major Garret Family

At the moment, there is no available information in regards to Garrett’s parents or siblings. However, we will update this section as soon as we have any helpful data.

Major Garrett First Wife

Garrett’s first wife is Julie Kirtz who works for Fox News as a Correspondent. The two tied the knot in 1990 and are proud parents of three children whose identity has not been revealed yet. However, there is no available information about the couple being divorced.

Major Garrett Lara Brown | Wife

He is currently married to Lara Brown, a political scientist as well as the director of the Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) at George Washington University. Garrett and his wife Lara got married in 2016. The couple resides in Washington, D.C.

Major Garrett Book | Books

Apart from being a journalist, Garrett is also an author. He has written several books including:

  • The Fifteen Biggest Lies in Politics.
  • Common Cents.
  • Mr. Trump’s Wild Ride: That is based on the Thrills, Chills, Screams, and Occasional Blackouts of an Extraordinary Presidency.
  • The Enduring Revolution: An Inside Story of the Republican Ascendancy and Why It Will Continue.

Major Garrett CBS

Garrett works for CBS News as the Chief White House Correspondent. In addition, he is also a correspondent for the National Journal as well as a substitute anchor for “Face The Nation”. He was appointed as the Chief Washington correspondent in December 2018 and as a result, he reports for all CBS News broadcasts and platforms. Garrett’s career journey began in the 1990s where he started off as senior editor for U.S. News and World Report. He also worked for The Washington Times as a congressional reporter. Before starting his career in television, Garrett worked as a reporter for several magazines including The Houston Post, the Las Vegas Review-Journal, and Amarillo Globe-News.

In addition to having worked for numerous magazines, his articles have been featured in Mother Jones, The Weekly Standard, and the Washington Monthly. Garrett became part of CNN’s White House Team in the early 2000s. He assumed his role as a general assignment reporter and congressional correspondent for FOX News Channel in 2002. During his stay at FOX News Channel, he provided substantial coverage of the 2004 and 2008 presidential campaigns, Congress hearings, terror attacks, wars, White House events, as well as the impeachment attempt of President Clinton.

Some of Garrett’s colleagues at CBS include:

Jennifer Valdez – Chief Meteorologist

Mary Calvi –  Anchor and Reporter

Hazel Sanchez – Anchor and Reporter.

Ali Bauman – Anchor and Reporter

Alice Gainer – Anchor and Reporter

Carolyn Gusoff – Anchor and Reporter

Chris Wragge – Anchor and Reporter

Natalie Duddridge – Anchor and Reporter

Dana Tyler – Anchor and Reporter

Jessica Moore – Anchor and Reporter

Maurice DuBois – Anchor and Reporter

Vanessa Murdock – Meteorologist

Major Garrett Podcast

The Takeout is a weekly multi-platform interview show on politics, pop culture, and policy available on CBSN, top radio stations all over the country as well as all podcast platforms. Garrett talks with Oregon Democratic Senator Ron Wyden concerning federal law implementation in Portland. As the Ranking Member on the Senate Finance Committee, Ron also discussed where things stand with regards to the ongoing coronavirus incitement package negotiations, and his pressing for increasing unemployment benefits.

Major Garrett Salary

He is mostly known for his work as CBS’s chief Washington correspondent. Garrett’s estimated salary is around $100,000 annually.

Major Garrett Net Worth

Having worked in the media industry for more than two decades, Garrett has been able to accumulate good fortune. His estimated net worth is around $3 Million.

Major Garrett Real Name

It is common for most of Garrett’s fans to wonder whether his first name, Major, is his birth name. This is understandable as it sounds like the title of an Army officer. However, Major is actually his real name. His full name is Major Elliott Garrett.

Who Is Major Garret Married To

Garrett’s married life appears to be a bit confusing. According to our sources, it appears that he has two wives Julie Kirtz who is the mother of his three children, and Lara Brown. However, there is no available information about Garrett being divorced from either of the two wives.

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