Tucker Carlson has amassed a net worth of $16 million in his long working tenure. Tucker Carlson is an American conservative political analyst for the Fox News who earns an annual salary of $6 million.
He is also the co-founder and former editor-in-chief of the ‘Daily Caller’ website. Prior to Fox News Network, he was associated with MSNBC.
In his working tenure, he not only served as a spokesperson but also as a renowned columnist for New York and Reader’s Digest.
He has also written for several other media houses including Esquire, The Weekly Standard, The New Republic, The New York Times Magazine, and The Daily Beast.
- Birthday: May 16, 1969 (age 48)
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity: White
- Profession: TV host, Journalist, Columnist & Actor
Tucker Carlson Wife and Kids
Tucker Carlson married his high school sweetheart Susan Andrews in the year 1991. Tucker & Susan has 4 kids, son Buckley Carlson, and three daughters Hopei, Lillie, and Dorothy Carlson.
They first met when both Susan and Tucker when in High School and started dating at the age 15. They are living together for more than 2 decades and are never rumored being divorced.
He was born to father Richard Warner Carlson in San Francisco, California. His father Richard was the president of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, director of Voice of America and also U.S. ambassador to Seychelles.
- Parents: Richard Warner Carlson, Lisa McNear
- Wife: Susan Andrews (m.1991)
- Children: Buckley Carlson, Hopei, Lillie Carlson, Dorothy Carlson
- Marital Status: Married
His mother left them when he was just a 6 years old boy and was raised by his father and stepmother Patricia Caroline Swanson. His stepmother Patricia is an inheritor of the Swanson frozen-food and broth. Growing up with a younger brother Buckley Swanson Peck Carlson in La Jolla, California, he attended La Jolla Country Day School.
Later, he attended St. George’s School in Middletown, Rhode Island and got enrolled at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. There, he graduated with a bachelor degree in history in 1992.
Tucker Carlson Height and Weight
Tucker Carlson stands tall at the height of 6 feet and 1 inch. He has well maintained his body and has an average body weight.
The father of four kids, Tucker is well known for his bow-tie look. He has millions of female fan and is followed by thousands on his social sites. However, he decided not to wear his favorite attire, bow-tie anymore and jumped to business casuals.
- Height: 6 feet and 1 inch
- Weight: N/A
Tucker Carlson TV shows – Tucker Carlson Tonight
Tucker Carlson, the famous political spokesperson started his career as a member of an editorial group in a conservative national journal ‘Political Review’. He also worked as a reporter Arkansas Democrat-Gazette newspaper in Little Rock, Arkansas.
He got an opportunity to kick-start his television journey in the year 2000 as co-host of The Spin Room opposite Bill Press.
After all the struggle year, finally, he got the opportunity to enroll at CNN as the youngest anchor until that date and worked there until 2005.
- 1992 – Graduated from Trinity College (Connecticut)
- 2000 – Co-hosted ‘The Spin Room’ opposite Bill Press
- 2005 – Premiered MSNBC’s Tucker on June 13
- 2006 – Participated in Dancing with the star
- 2009 – Joined Fox News Channel as Contributor
- 2016 – Started Hosting ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight’ on Fox News
In this date, he is one of the leading political commentators and is a pundit of his field. He joined CNN as its youngest host ever co-anchoring The Spin Room with Bill Press. The following year, he was assigned to co-anchor Crossfire and side-by-side he worked for PBS’s public concerns show named Tucker Carlson: Unfiltered.
CNN, in January 2005, declared that they aren’t renewing Carlson’s contract and later in the interview, he denied that and said CNN was the worst place to work. Continuing his misunderstandings with the channel, he jumped to MSNBC.
MSNBC hired Carlson but the channel had to terminate the show due to low ratings. He also covered the weekday’s wrap-up during the Winter Olympic in 2006 and anchored for MSNBC Special Report: Mideast Crisis from the Middle East. There, he also stayed as a regular panelist on Verdict with Dan Abrams.
Despite leaving Fox News, he filled in for Hannity during the absence of Sean Hannity and remained a producer of a special Fox News program, ‘Fighting for Our Children’s Minds’. He also co-anchored weekend version of Fox & Friends and officially co-hosted on Saturday and Sunday mornings along with Alisyn Camerota and Clayton Morris.
During his long working tenure, he has managed to present different successful shows. His most viewed shows on television include ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight’.
He also launched news site The Daily Caller along with Neil Patel assistant of ex-vice president Dick Cheney, where, reporters from MSNBC, Fox News, CNBC, NBC, ABC, CBS and various radio stations of the country were actively involved.
Tucker also participated in the ABC’s hit reality show ‘Dancing with the Star’ but got eliminated. Not only that, he has also published a book; Politicians, Partisans, and Parasites: My Adventures in Cable News. The book is an autobiography about his experiences in television.
He is one of the most controversial speakers on television of all times. He was criticized because of his opinion on different burning issues including Presidential Election, US-Iraq war, climate change, libertarianism, conservatism, immigration. He was blamed for demonizing immigrants legally and undocumented.
Tucker Carlson Net Worth and Salary
Tucker Carlson’s estimated net worth is $16 million. He is a renowned TV personality who has an annual salary of $6 million. Sources claim that he with his family lives in a mansion worth $3.5 million.
He has accumulated a good amount of riches in his long working tenure. Looking at his popularity and hard work we can assume that the assumption is true.
- Net Worth: $16 million
- Salary: N/A