|Personal Information Summary|
|Mother / Mom||Cindy Payton|
|Siblings||She has 4 siblings: 2 older brothers and 2 sisters.|
|Where did Bre Payton graduate from?||She graduated from high school at the Western Christian High School.|
|Age / How old / Birthday / Date of Birth / DOB||June 8, 1992, – December 28, 2018. Bre passed away suddenly at the young age of 26 due to illness.|
|Wedding & Marriage / Husband / Engaged / Partner||See below for relationship details.|
|Children / No. of Kids||None|
|Ethnicity / Origin / Heritage / Race||White|
Bre Payton was an American journalist and podcast co-host. Known for her conservative views, she used to work for The Federalist.
Personal Life and Family Background :
- Bre Payton was born on June 8, 1992, in California. Born to parents, George and Cindy, she had four siblings: two brothers named James and Jack, and two sisters named Christina and Cheekie.
- The family also had two poodles named Teddy (Bear) and Cooper.
- For quite some time, Bre was dating Ryan Colby, a media relations professional for a non-profit organization fighting for religious liberty.
- Both of them were conservative, religious, and supporters of the 2nd amendment & the couple used to regularly attend various political events in Washington D.C.
Early Life and Education :
- Home-schooled through her teenage years, Bre earned her diploma from the Western Christian High School Private Satellite Program. She credited this experience with teaching her the discipline necessary to work as a freelancer and to work from home.
- Easing into the public education system, Payton spent two years at Citrus Community College in Upland, California. It is perhaps there that she began to fall in love with journalism, as she served as the features editor on the school’s bi-weekly newspaper, the Citrus College Clarion.
- In 2012, Bre moved across the country to attend Patrick Henry College in Purcellville, Virginia. She continued building her portfolio by working as a freelance writer for the World Magazine, and as the social media coordinator for Patrick Henry College during her first year.
- The summer leading into her third year, Bre began interning as a reporter for the conservative online news outlet, WatchDog.
- After having her work featured by numerous organizations, including Fox News, The Washington Post and Huffington Post, she was offered full-time employment before even finishing her degree. Although tempted, Bre declined and went on to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in political journalism.
Career, Job, Salary and Net worth :
- Throughout the rest of her time in college, Bre continued to do freelance work for WatchDog and was again offered a job upon graduation.
- Wanting to see what else was out there, she began regularly attending networking events in Washington D.C. It was at one such event that she met the publisher at The Federalist, Ben Domenech.
- Following a meeting for coffee that turned into an impromptu interview, Bre was offered a job at the conservative news website. She began working for The Federalist in June 2015 as the reporter on culture and millennial politics.
- She co-hosted the podcast Problematic Women alongside Kelsey Harkness from The Daily Signal.
- Quickly gaining credibility in her field, Bre was also a guest speaker on several reputable news outlets, including Fox News, CNN, One America News, NPR, BBC News and MSNBC.
Fun Facts and Trivia :
- In an Instagram post, there are few things Bre loves more than the perfect red lipstick.
- While interning for WatchDog, she was taking a full course-load at college. Unable to find quiet places to do her work, she would lock herself in her dorm room and post a sign on the door saying, “Do not disturb. Interview in progress.”
- In December 2018, Bre’s friend, Morgan Murtaugh, found her unconscious. She passed away the next day in a hospital, where they found out she had H1N1 flu and also meningitis.
- Bre Payton Illness / Health Update / Sick : On December 27, 2018, Bre’s friend Morgan Murtaugh found her unconscious and barely breathing. She called immediately to 911 and was admitted to the hospital. She was shifted to ICU and doctors began to diagnose her. After a CT scan, it was found that she was suffering from Swine flu and meningitis. She was battling the H1N1 flu for a long time.
- Bre Payton Dies / Dead / Death : She died on December 28, 2018.
Bre Payton Measurements :
- Eye Color : Brown
- Haircut / Hair Color : Black
- How tall is Bre Payton Height : 5’ 3”
- Bre Payton Legs / Feet / Shoe Size : 8