Know About Tucker Carlson; Age, Wife, Children, Net Worth, YouTube

Published Date: 30 May, 2019 Updated date: 30 May, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Just as the successful journalism career the personal life of Tucker Carlson is mesmerizing. The Fox News personality has a long tenured married life relishing the family moments with wife and four children so far.

American conservative political commentator Tucker Carlson is known for hosting the nightly political talk show Tucker Carlson Tonight on Fox News. Besides, he is the co-founder of The Daily Caller, the conservative news and opinion website founded in 2010.

Tucker Carlson Bio; Family, Education, Height

Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson was born on 16 May 1969 to parents Richard Warner Carlson and Lisa McNear. His father was a journalist and was U.S. ambassador to Seychelles. Carlson’s mother left the family when he was six years old. Eventually, he grew up with his younger brother, Buckley Swanson Peck Carlson in La Jolla, California.

Standing at the height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 meters), he attended St. George’s School. Later, he went to Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut and graduated with a BA in history at the age of 23.

Career; Fox News, YouTube

Tucker began his professional venture as a fact-checker for a national conservative journal, Policy Review. He joined the CNN in 2000 and began to co-host the show, The Spin Room. Later, he became the co-host of the nightly current events debate program, Crossfire.

After working for five years, Carlson left CNN and moved to MSNBC in 2005. There, he anchored The Situation With Tucker Carlson, an early evening show on the network. However, the show was canceled due to low ratings in 2008.

Tucker Carlson appears on his Fox News show Tucker Carlson Tonight in May 2019 (Video: Fox News’ YouTube)

In 2009, he joined Fox News Channel as a contributor. Moreover, he co-hosted the weekend editions of Fox & Friends, a daily morning conservative news/talk program on Fox News. As of 2019, he has been appearing as a host of Tucker Carlson Tonight, a talk program on the network. It is one of the highest rated shows and is also popular among YouTube viewers.

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Salary & Net Worth

With the long term experience in the field of journalism, Carlson has amassed the astounding amount of net worth. His show, Tucker Carlson Tonight earned the revenue of $97 million in 2018.

As the Fox News personnel, he earns an impressive annual salary of $6 million. Currently, he enjoys the estimated net worth of $16 million.

Married High School Sweetheart; Wife & Children

Tucker got married to his high school sweetheart Susan Anderson in 1992. The pair dated for a while and decided to get married after his graduation.


Tucker Carlson and his wife Susan Anderson are parents of three daughters and a son (Picture: Justrichest)

The 50-year-old and Susan are proud parents of four children from their relationship. They have three daughters; Hopie, Lillie, and Dorothy Carlson, and a son named Buckley Carlson.

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Some Interesting Facts About Tucker Carlson

  • As an author, Tucker released his first book, Politicians, Partisans and Parasites: My Adventures in Cable News in 2003. His second book, Ship of Fools: How a Selfish Ruling Class is Bringing America to the Brink of Revolution was released in 2018.
  • His father was born Richard Boynton and later was adopted by the Carlsons at age of three.
  • Carlson competed on the third season of the reality show Dancing with the Stars in 2006. He danced along with professional dancer partner Elena Grinenko.
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