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Tucker Carlson Biography

Updated On 06 Apr, 2022 Published On 21 Dec, 2016
Tucker Carlson

Facts of Tucker Carlson

Date of Birth :
Age : 55 years old
Family Name : Carlson
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Taurus
Height : 6 Feet 1 Inch
Name Tucker McNear Carlson
Birth Name Tucker Carlson
Nick Name Tucker
Mother Patricia Caroline Swanson
Father Richard Warner Carlson
Birth Place/City San Francisco, California
Profession Correspondent
Ethnicity White
Religion Episcopalian
Nationality American
Working For Television
Net Worth $8 million
Famous for News anchor, commentator, pundit, and columnist
Married Yes
Married to Susan Andrews (m. 1991)
Children 4
Divorce N/A
TV Show Fox News Channel

Relationship short Statistics of Tucker Carlson

What is Tucker Carlson marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Tucker Carlson have ? (name): 4 Children
Is Tucker Carlson having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Tucker Carlson Gay ? No

Prominent media personality, Tucker Carlson is a well-known American political news correspondent. He is best recognized for his work association as conservative pundit at �Fox News Channel�. He is the son of Lisa McNear Lombardi and Richard Warner Carlson, a former Los Angeles news anchor. He attended St. George's School, and studied history at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. He began his journalism career as a member of the editorial staff of Policy Review and joined CNN as its youngest anchor ever, remaining at the network until February 2005.

Tucker tied the knot in marital relation with the beautiful lady named Susan Andrews. Since the date he got married, there is no news published about him getting separated or going through a divorce with her. From getting married to wife Susan Andrews, he has been blessed with four children. As of now, popular political news correspondent Tucker Carlson is living happy moment with his wife and his beautiful children.

Early Life

Tucker Carlson was born on May 16, 1969, in San Francisco, California to Richard Warner Carlson and Lisa McNear. His father is a former LA news anchor who was also president of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. His birth name is Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson.

He was raised along with his younger brother, Buckley Swanson Peck Carlson in La Jolla Calif by their dad and stepmom, Patricia after their mother left them when Tucker was just 6.

Carlson attends  La Jolla Country Day School before relocating to the East Coast. Later, he joined the  St. George's School, a boarding school in Middletown, Rhode Island. He completed his graduation from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut in 1992 with a B.A. in history.


Tucker Carlson started his professional journalism career as a member of the editorial staff of Policy Review. Later he worked as a reporter at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette newspaper and  The Weekly Standard.

He has been a columnist for New York and Reader's Digest as well as he wrote for Esquire, The Weekly Standard, The New Republic, The New York Times Magazine, and The Daily Beast.

In 2001, he joined the CNN and co-host the show named Crossfire and presents the political right. He worked for four years in CNN before leaving in January 2005. Later he joined MSNBC as an anchor and host the Tucker but due to the low rating his show was canceled and he left the channel in 2008.

Carlson was hired by Fox News in 2009 and he was the part of a different show but in November 2016 he gets a chance to run his own show, Tucker Carlson Tonight and still he is the part of the show.

Other Work

Besides journalism and anchoring, he also participated in Dancing with the Stars in 2006. In 2010, he launched a political website, The Daily Caller in collaboration with former vice president Dick Cheney.

He considered himself as a conservative one and he also criticized  2000 presidential candidate John McCain for being insufficiently ideological. In 2007, he puts his views regarding Gay marriage and he is also a Libertarianism.

Carlson published his autobiography, Politicians, Partisans, and Parasites: My Adventures in Cable News in 2003.  Likewise, Tucker appeared on the Get Me Roger Stone documentary alongside Nydia Stone.

Personal Life

Tucker Carlson, 48 is a married man, he tied the knot to his longtime girlfriendSusan Carlson, née Andrews. The duo went to the same school, St. George and eventually fell in love, Susan father was the headmaster of their school. 

The couple exchanged a vow in 1991 at an intimate ceremony in the presence of their closed one and family members. The pair is proud parents of four children; three girls, Lillie Carlson, Buckley Carlson, Hopie Carlson and a son, Dorothy Carlson.

Currently, he is living a blissful and prosperous life in California along with his wife and four kids.

Net Worth

Carlson is one of the successful American journalists who is active in this field since the late 1990s. He succeeds to earned an impressive net worth from his career which is estimated around $8 million.

Moving to his salary he worked with many reputed channels like; CNN, MSBNC and currently he is involving with Fox News Channel. Usually, the average salary of any political commentator is more than $50,000 

Tucker Carlson Married

Marriage with Susan Carlson

He is married to Susan Carlson, née Andrews, a St. George's classmate whose father was the school's headmaster during their time there.

Tucker Carlson Children

DAUGHTER : Lillie Carlson’

Mother: Susan Andrews

She is the first child to get birth to this wonderful couple.

DAUGHTER : Dorothy Carlson

Mother: Susan Andrews

She took birth to this family as a second child.

SON : Hopie Carlson

Mother: Susan Andrews

He is the first son and the third child to this family.

SON : Buckley Carlson

Mother: Susan Andrews

The couple were blessed with this beautiful child soon after the birth of third child.

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