Major Garrett CBS, Bio, Age, Net Worth, Salary, Books, Wife, Family, Height

Major Garrett CBS, Biography and Wiki

Major Elliott Garrett is a renowned American journalist currently working as the chief Washington correspondent for CBS News. Garrett is also the host of The Takeout podcast and was a correspondent for National Journal. 

Garrett started as a senior editor and congressional correspondent for U.S. News & World Report in the 1990s. He then was a reporter for The Washington Times before joining CNN’s White House team in early 2000 and Fox News in 2002 as a general assignment reporter.

On January 13, 2009, Garrett became the senior White House correspondent for Fox News Channel before leaving the network on September 3, 2010, for National Journal. On December 2018, Major Garrett was named CBS News Chief Washington Correspondent. Currently, he hosts The Takeout, a weekly podcast about politics, public policy, and pop culture.

Major Garrett’s Age and Birthday

Garrett was born on August 24, 1962, in San Diego, California, United States of America.  He is 60 years old and will be turning 61 years on 24th August 2023.

Major Garrett’s Nationality

Garrett is of American nationality and citizenship. He is an American by birth since being born in San Diego, California, United States of America.

Major Garrett’s Height

Garrett is a man of average stature standing at a height of approximately 6 feet 2 inches (1.83 m) tall.

Major Garrett Family | Parents

Currently, there is no information about his parent’s identities or his siblings. However, this section will be updated once Major has disclosed any information regarding his family.

Major Garrett Education

Garrett attended James Madison High School in San Diego. He then joined the University of Missouri and graduated with a Bachelor of Journalism and a Bachelor of Science in Political Science in 1984.

Major Garrett Wife

Garrett was first married to Julie Kirtz who works for Fox News as a correspondent. The duo tied the knot in 1990 and are proud parents of three children.

Currently, Major is happily married to, Lara Brown, a political scientist as well as the director of the Graduate School of Political Management (GSPM) at George Washington University. The couple got married in 2016 and lives in Washington D.C.

Also, Check Out Major’s Colleagues at CBS;

Margaret Brennan 

Paula Reid

Gayle King

Major Garrett’s Books

Apart from being a journalist, Garrett is also an Author and has written a number of books including;

  • The Big Truth; Upholding Democracy in the Age of The Big Lie.
  • The Fifteen Biggest Lies in Politics.
  • TheEbduring Revolution; An Inside Story of the Republican Ascendancy and Why It Will Continue.
  • Common Cents.

Major Garrett’s Salary

The chief Washington correspondent and journalist for CBS News receives an annual salary of $2 million as of 2022.

How Much Is Major Garrett’s Net Worth?

The veteran journalist has been in the journalism industry for quite a long time and is evident that he has been able to amass quite a decent fortune. He has an estimated net worth of $8 million as of 2023.

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