Tucker Carlson Biography
Tucker Carlson born Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson is an American conservative television presenter and political commentator. He has hosted the nightly political talk show Tucker Carlson Tonight on Fox News since 2016.
Tucker Carlson Age
Carlson is 52 years old as of 2021. He was born on 16 May 1969 in San Francisco, California, United States.
Tucker Carlson Height
Carlson stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch tall.
Tucker Carlson Family
In 1860, his great-grandfather Cesar Lombardi emigrated from Switzerland to New York. He is the elder son of Richard Warner Carlson, a former “gonzo reporter” who became director of the Voice of America, president of the Public Broadcasting Company, and ambassador of the United States to Seychelles. The paternal grandparents of Carlson were Richard Boynton and Dorothy Anderson, professors of Richard Boynton and Dorothy Anderson. The adoptive father of Richard Carlson was a trader for wool.
Lisa McNear (née Lombardi), a poet, was Carlson’s mother. He also has a sibling who is almost two years younger, Buckley Peck Carlson (later, Buckley Swanson Peck Carlson).In 1976, after the nine-year union allegedly “turned sour.” Carlson’s parents split. The custody of Tucker and his brother was given to Carlson’s father. When he was six, Carlson’s mother left the family, preferring to follow a ‘bohemian lifestyle. Carlson’s father married divorcee Patricia Caroline Swanson, a Swanson Enterprises heiress, in 1979. Swanson is Gilbert Carl Swanson’s daughter and Senator J. William Fulbright’s niece. His father moved Tucker and his brother to La Jolla, California, when Carlson was in first grade and raised them there.
Tucker Carlson Wife | Children
Carlson is married to Susan Carlson (née Andrews). The couple met while in high school at St. George’s School and were married in 1991 in the high school chapel. They have four children.
Tucker Carlson Net Worth
Carlson has an estimated net worth of between $30 Million which he has earned through his career as a journalist.
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Carlson.
|How old is Tucker Carlson?||52 years old as of 2021|
|How tall is Tucker Carlson?||6 feet 1 inch|
|Who is Tucker Carlson married to?||Susan Carlson (née Andrews)|
|How much money does Tucker Carlson earn?||$6 Million|
|How much is Tucker Carlson worth?||$30 Million|
Tucker Carlson Salary
Carlson earns an annual salary is $6 Million.
Tucker Carlson Career
Tucker Carlson is an American journalist currently working as the host of FOX News Channel’s Tucker Carlson Tonight (weekdays 8 PM/ET). Carlson provides powerful commentary and spirited conversations with guests from across the political and cultural spectrum on his show each night. Carlson challenges political correctness and corporate hypocrisy in segments such as “Campus Craziness” and “TwitterStorm.” by bringing his unique persona to solve topics largely uncovered by the media.
In July 2018, after his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Carlson held an interview with President Donald Trump of Helsinki, Finland. Carlson worked as a co-host for FOX & Friends Weekend (weekends 6-10 AM/ET) prior to the debut of his primetime show. On primary and caucus nights, including the 2016 and 2012 presidential elections, as well as the 2014 midterm elections, he has provided coverage for America’s Election Headquarters. In addition, in 2010, he also created an FNC special, “Fighting for Our Children’s Minds,”
Carlson hosted Tucker on MSNBC from 2005-2008 and Tucker Carlson of PBS: Unfiltered before joining FNC. As the youngest anchor ever, he joined CNN in 2000, co-hosting The Spin Room, and continued to become co-host of CNN’s Crossfire until its cancellation in 2005. His most recent book, “Politicians, Partisans and Parasites: My Adventures in Cable News.” was a #1 Amazon Best Seller. In 2003, he published an autobiography about his cable news experience entitled “Ship of Fools: How a Selfish Ruling Class Is Bringing America to the Brink of Revolution”
In addition, Carlson founded and served as the editor-in-chief of The Daily Caller, a website for political news he launched in 2010. He graduated from Carlson with a B.A. From Trinity College, in history.
Tucker Carlson Fox News
Carlson is currently working at Fox News where he works alongside other famous Fox News anchors and reporters including;
- Lauren Green
- Melissa Francis
- Richard Fowler
- Kristin Fisher
- Matt Finn
- Harris Faulkner
- Jimmy Failla
- Mike Emanuel
- Mo Elleithee
- Rich Edson
- Ainsley Earhardt
- Steve Doocy
- Peter Doocy
- Jon Decker
- Janice Dean
- Claudia Cowan
- Kevin Corke
- Emily Compagno
- Mercedes Colwin
- Christina Coleman
- Neil Cavuto
- Cheryl Casone
- Sara Carter
- Will Cain
Tucker Carlson Social Media Platforms
Carlson is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has over 4.5K followers on Twitter, over 1.5M followers on Instagram, and over 22.2M followers on Facebook.