Bob Beckel is an analyst, expert, and former political member. He is known for his time as a Fox News contributor and analyst.
Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education
In 1948, Bob Beckel was born to Ellen Gilliland Beckel and Cambridge Graham Beckel Jr. His birthplace is New York City, and he was raised in Lyme, Connecticut. He is well-known as the elder brother of actor Graham Beckel.
Beckel graduated from Wagner College on Staten Island with a BA. He primarily played football games while in college and worked for Robert F. Kennedy’s presidential campaign in 1968.
After graduating from college, he served as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Philippines from 1971 to 1972 and then as a graduate school lecturer of politics at George Washington University.
Bob Beckel’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions
Bob Beckel, born on November 15, 1948, is 73 years old today, July 29, 2022. His height is 1.54 m, and he weighs 67 kg.
Bob Beckel’s Profession & Career
He began his career in the United States Department of State as a representative assistant secretary of state for congressional associations before becoming the first deputy assistant secretary of state during the Carter administration in 1977.
Working in that capacity, he helped to steer the Panama Canal Treaty through Congress. The next year, he was hired as a special assistant to the president for legislative initiatives, where he worked for the Salt II and Mideast agreements’ approval.
He primarily served as campaign manager for Walter Mondale’s presidential campaign in 1984. During that campaign, this political analyst became well-known for effectively enclosing Wendy’s slogan, “Where’s the beef?” regarding Gary Hart, Mondale’s Democratic opponent.
In late 1984, he founded the consulting firm Bob Beckel & Associates, or BBA, a politicized organization substantially superseded in 1985 by Beckel-Cowan.
He joined Fox News in 2011 as a co-host for The Five, and he had co-hosted 708 episodes up until 2015 when Fox announced that he had departed from the program.
According to a Fox representative, they cannot hold The Five hostage because of one man’s concerns. He had been inattentive while recovering from a back procedure, according to his recent appearance on the show in 2015.
From 2005 to late 2015, he worked as a journalist for USA Today, where he co-wrote pieces with a friend and political opponent named Cal Thomas in the style of “point-counterpoint.”
Achievements and Awards
Bob Beckel’s accomplishment is that he is a columnist for USA Today. Following his departure from Fox News in 2015, he became a CNN pundit.
Bob Beckel’s Salary and Net Worth
Bob Beckel’s net worth is projected to be $12 million as of July 2022. He makes a living as a political commentator and political analyst.
|Celebrated Name||Bob Beckel|
|Real Name||Robert Gilliland Beckel|
|Age||73 years old|
|Birth Date||15 November 1948|
|Birth Place||New York, United States|
|Wife||Leland Ingham Keyser (m. 1992–2002)|
|Children||Yes (Alec Beckel, McKenzie Beckel)|
|Profession||American political analyst and pundit and a former political operative|
|Net Worth||$12 million|