Bob Beckel Biography
Bob Beckel is a former political operative and an American political analyst born on November 15, 1948. He was born to his parents Graham Beckel Jr. and Ellen Gilliland Beckel in New York City, United Sates. He has an older brother named Graham Beckel who is an actor by profession. Bob is currently working as an analyst and a commentator for Fox News Channel.
Bob Beckel’s personal life is filled with a lot of ups and downs. He got married to his ex-wife Leland Beckel in 1992. The couple invited two children together. After living together for about 10 years, Bob and Leland separated with a divorced in 2002. Currently, Bob seems lives a single life.
Bob Beckel used to be an alcoholic person and has openly spoken about his addiction to alcohol and drugs back in 2010.
Here is what he said at Foxe's show The Five
I’m a recovering drug addict and cocaine was my drug of choice”.
Beckel once nearly choked to death at Fox News reception in October 2011, but he was saved by Fox News channel's former chief Roger Ailes and The Five co-host Eric Boiling.
Bob Beckel started his career in the year 1977 when he joined the United Sates Department of Sate as a deputy assistant secretary of state for the congressional relationship. He was the youngest deputy assistant secretary of state in the Career Administration. After he joined Walter Mondale's 1984 presidential campaign as the campaign manager. Currently, he working as an analyst and commentator for Fox News Channel.
Bob Beckel is one of the successful personalities and is able to earn a good sum from his professional career. He gets good pay from Fox News and his current net worth is estimated to be around $10 million.Edit
Born in New York City, New York, United States
Bob Beckel is an American personality who us political analyst and a former political operative. He was born in the late 1940s in New York City, New York, United States. He was born to his parents Graham Beckel Jr. and Ellen Gilliland Beckel.Edit
Campaign manager in Walter Mondale's 1984 presidential campaign
Bob Beckel first involvement in the political movement was in the year 1984 when he was involved in the Walter Mondale's 1984 presidential campaign as a campaign manager. During that campaign he came to be known as the man who effective;y wrapped the Wendys’ slogan.Edit
Married with Leland Beckel
Bob Beckel was married to his ex-wife Leland Beckel in the year 1992. The couple was together for about 10 years and they have 2 children together. The couple couldn’t continue their marriage for long and they got divorced in 2002.Edit
Joined United Sates Department of State
Bob Beckel started his professional career by joining the United Sates Department of State in the year 1992. He joined there as the deputy assistant secretary of state for congressional relations. While working there he helped to shepherd the Canal Treaty.Edit
Joined USA Today
Bob Beckel joined USA Today in 2005 and he joined there as a columnist for USA Today, where he wrote many articles with his friend Cal Thomas in the style of point-counterpoint. He worked there for about 10 years and left in 2015.Edit
Joined Fox News
Bob Beckel joined Fox News in the year 2011, he joined there as the co-host of the show “The Five” and co-hosted altogether of 708 episodes. He left the channel in 2015, however, he rejoined the channel in 2016 and currently he is working with Fox News Channel.Edit
Bob Beckel joined CNN in October 2015, he was hired by CNN as a commentator on the 2016 election. He worked there as the commentator during 2016 election and during the election, he stated he did not believe Donald Trump.Edit
Net worth is $10 million
Bob Beckel has been one of the successful personalities and he has been able to earn a good sum from his career. He gets a good salary from Fox News. In the year 2017, his net worth is estimated to be around $10 million.Edit