Facts of Tucker Carlson
|Date of Birth :|
|Age :||49 years old|
|Family Name :||Carlson|
|Birth Place :||United States|
|Birth Sign :||taurus|
|Height :||6 Feet 1 Inch|
|Name||Tucker McNear Carlson|
|Birth Name||Tucker Carlson|
|Mother||Patricia Caroline Swanson|
|Father||Richard Warner Carlson|
|Birth Place/City||San Francisco, California|
|Net Worth||$8 million|
|Famous for||News anchor, commentator, pundit, and columnist|
|Married to||Susan Andrews (m. 1991)|
|TV Show||Fox News Channel|
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.
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.
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.
Tucker Carlson, 48 is a married man, he tied the knot to his longtime girlfriend, Susan 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.
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