Fred Wellman

Fred Wellman Biography, Wiki, Age, Podcast, Wife and Net Worth

Who Is Fred Wellman?

Fred Wellman is an American political commentator and podcast host best known for being the host of ‘On Democracy with FPWellman’. He is also currently on Meidas Touch network which is run by the Meiselas brothers. In addition to his podcast work, Fred is also popular on social media, especially X (formerly Twitter) where he has over 314k followers.

Fred Wellman Wikipedia

An astute scholar, Fred attended the United States Military Academy at West Point, where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in international relations in 1987. Thereafter, in 2006, he joined Harvard Kennedy School, where he earned his Master’s in public administration, political communication, and political science. While at Harvard Kennedy School, Fred led the Center for Public Leadership and Harvard Business School’s joint veterans recognition and leadership program. Fred graduated in 2007.

Military Service

Fred Wellman, a seasoned veteran with 22 years of dedicated service in the army, has a remarkable background as both an aviator and a public affairs officer. His extensive military career includes four combat tours in Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom.

During his illustrious career, Fred held various pivotal roles. From September 1999 to May 2000, he served as a future operations officer and special assistant to the commanding general at the US Army Central Command. Following that, he spent the period from May 2000 to September 2001 as a project manager at Provant Project Management.

Fred’s expertise also extended to his role as an operations officer for the United States Army Forces Command. In this capacity, he played a crucial role in mobilizing reserve officers and was a key member of the planning staff responsible for selecting units and issuing deployment orders in response to the theater commander’s troop requests.

Fred (left) during his army days

Fred’s military experience seamlessly intersects with his political and international relations expertise, making him a highly respected and valuable host in the podcasting community.

Further highlights of Fred’s career include his service from June 2004 to January 2005 as the deputy public affairs officer in the 101st Airborne Division. He continued to contribute as a public affairs officer at the Multi-National Security Transition Command in Iraq from February 2005 to February 2006.

Fred’s remarkable journey in the military continued until November 2009, when he transitioned into other vocations. His multifaceted background and unique blend of military and political experience make him a compelling figure in the world of podcasting.

Other Works

Fred Wellman’s diverse career extends beyond his military service, showcasing him as an accomplished American political consultant, Army combat veteran, and prominent media personality. He brings his valuable insights to political candidates, non-profit organizations, and various political entities.

One of his notable endeavors is hosting the podcast “On Democracy with FP Wellman,” where he delves into a wide range of topics concerning democracy, offering in-depth analysis and engaging discussions.

In his professional journey, Fred held pivotal roles. He served as the vice president of JANSON Communications, where he had a comprehensive role in overseeing company operations, managing client relations, public relations, social media strategies, and strategic research. His dedication to public service continued as he assumed the position of chief of staff for New York-Presbyterian Ryan F. Larkin Field Hospital.

Notably, Fred Wellman’s impactful career included an executive director and senior advisor role at The Lincoln Project, where he made significant contributions for 1 year and 8 months. In February 2022, he embarked on a new chapter, contributing his expertise to a series of diverse organizations. He served as an advisor for Luke Mixon’s U.S. Senate campaign, co-founded the Beer Hall Project, and took on a role as a principal at UPEND Collective.

Since May 2022, Fred has dedicated himself to podcasting through the ‘On Democracy Podcast,’ where he passionately explores the state of the United States and the challenges it faces. His weekly podcast, “On Democracy with FPWellman,” is widely accessible on platforms such as MeidasTouch, YouTube, Apple, Spotify, Google, and Buzzsprout. Fred Wellman’s commitment to open discussions on democracy and its future is a valuable resource for those seeking to understand and engage in critical political and social issues.

Fred Wellman Age

As of 2023, Fred is 55 years old. He was born in 1968 in the United States and has lived in the USA all his life, apart from his four combat tours. As he continues to mature even more in the realm of content creation, it is safe to say that the seasoned veteran will remain a valuable asset in the realm of political commentary and critique.

Fred Wellman Height and Appearance

A regular wearer of glasses, Fred has a very approachable and “nice guy” demeanor. He has striking blue eyes and wavy brown hair, which he usually keeps at medium length. Wellman is believed to stand at 5 feet 9 inches tall as of 2023. Wellman has a very muscular, well-built body, which he keeps fit by working out and running regularly.

Full NameFrederick Paul Wellman
Age55 years old
BirthdayNot shared
Hair ColorBrown
Height 5 feet, 9 inches
OccupationPodcast host, army veteran, and political commentator
WifeJennifer Katherine Wellman (deceased)
Net Worth$3 million

Fred Wellman Wife

Fred was married to his late wife, Jennifer Katherine Wellman. In an Instagram post he shared on September 26, he revealed that 29 years ago, he lost his dear wife in an accident that took her life almost instantly. The post read;

“It’s been 29 years since my then seven and a half months-pregnant wife Jennifer Katherine Wellman pulled into traffic and lost her life almost instantly. One would think after almost three decades the pain of losing your beautiful partner and soon-to-be-born child would be less raw. I certainly thought so.

It appears I was wrong.”

My latest Substack on the anniversary of the day my life went a different direction and the world lost a magnificent person.”

Fred Wellman Net Worth

Fred currently has an estimated net worth of around $3 million as of 2023. With over 22 years in the army and a now booming career in political content creation, it comes as no shock that Fred is fairly wealthy and gets by very well. With the engagement he gets on X, Wellman earns a very considerable amount of revenue paid by Twitter’s publisher partner program. He is also paid by MeidasTouch for contributing political content.

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