Birth Name: William Bret Baier
Place of Birth: Rumson, New Jersey, U.S.
Date of Birth: August 4, 1970
Ethnicity: German, Irish, French-Canadian, Welsh, Scottish
Bret Baier is an American television personality. He has hosted the show Special Report with Bret Baier since 2009. He is the chief political anchor for the Fox News Channel.
The surname Baier is German. He stated on his Twitter account that he is “German and Irish.” Bret is a practicing Catholic. He is married to Amy, with whom he has two children.
Bret’s maternal grandfather was James F. Savard (the son of James Savard and Mary Reagan). Bret’s grandfather James was born in New Jersey. Bret’s great-grandfather James was the son of James/Jacques Savard, who was from Canada, with French-Canadian ancestry, and of Elizabeth Williams, who was from Wales.
Bret’s maternal grandmother was Mary Elizabeth “Betty” Drennan (the daughter of Timothy Drennan and Kathrine). Mary Elizabeth was born in Scotland, to an Irish father and Scottish mother.