Major Garrett Biography

Major Garrett is a CBS News correspondent who is based in Washington, D.C. Garrett is the presenter of The Takeout podcast and a former National Journal journalist. Prior to joining National Journal, he was Fox News’ senior White House correspondent. He covered the presidential election of 2004, the War on Terror, and the presidential election of 2008.

How old is Major Garrett? – Age

Garrett was born as Major Elliott Garrett on 24 August 1962 in San Diego, California, United States. He is 59 years as of 2021.

Where did Major Garrett go to school? – Education

He attended James Madison High School. In 1984, he earned a Bachelor of Journalism and a Bachelor of Science in political science from the University of Missouri. He is a Phi Gamma Delta member.

Major Garrett – Family

He grew up in San Diego, California. There’s no information about his exact age.

Major Garrett’s Wife

His first wife, Julie Kirtz, is a Fox News Correspondent. They married in 1990 and had three children, the identities of whom have not yet been revealed. However, there is no information accessible concerning the couple’s divorce.
He is presently married to Lara Brown, a political scientist and the head of George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM). Garrett married his wife Lara in 2016. The pair currently resides in Washington, D.C.

Major Garrett The CBS journalist
Major Garrett The CBS journalist

What is Garrett’s Salary?

He earns an estimated salary of $100,000 annually.

Garrett’s Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $3 million.

Major Garrett Career

As CBS News’ Chief White House Correspondent, Garrett reports from the White House. He is also a journalist for the National Journal and a substitute host for “Face The Nation.” He was appointed Chief Washington Correspondent in December 2018, and as a result, he reports for all CBS News shows and platforms. Garrett’s career began in the 1990s when he worked as a senior editor at U.S. News & World Report. He also served as a congressional correspondent for The Washington Times. He worked as a reporter for numerous publications before entering the television industry, including The Houston Post, the Las Vegas Review-Journal, and the Amarillo Globe-News.

In addition to several newspapers, he writing has appeared in Mother Jones, The Weekly Standard, and the Washington Monthly. In the early 2000s, Garrett joined CNN’s White House Team. In 2002, he began working for FOX News Channel as a general assignment reporter and congressional correspondent. During his career at FOX News Channel, he gave extensive coverage of the 2004 and 2008 presidential elections, congressional hearings, terror incidents, conflicts, White House events, and President Clinton’s impeachment effort.

Garrett’s books

  • 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.

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