Tucker Carlson Biography
Tucker Carlson is a conservative TV host and political commentator from America. Since 2016, he has anchored the nightly Carlson Tonight political talk show on Fox News.
His father moved Tucker and his brother to La Jolla, California, when Carlson was in first grade and raised them there. Carlson attended La Jolla Country Day School in La Jolla and grew up in a home overlooking the Tennis Club and La Jolla Beach.
Carlson was briefly enrolled in Switzerland’s Collège du Léman, a boarding school, but claims he was “kicked out” At St. George’s Academy, a boarding school in Middletown, Rhode Island, he completed his secondary education. Then he went to Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, where he received a BA in History in 1991. After college, Carlson tried to join the Central Intelligence Agency, but his application was rejected and, with the help of his father, he decided to pursue a career in journalism.
In the 1990s, Carlson became a print writer, writing for The Weekly Standard. From 2000 to 2005, he was a CNN commentator and co-host of the Crossfire prime-time news discussion program for the network from 2001 to 2005. From 2005 to 2008, he would later host the nightly show Tucker on MSNBC. Since 2009, he has been a political analyst for Fox News, appearing on numerous programs as a guest or guest host until the launch of his current show. Carlson co-founded and served as the original editor-in-chief of The Daily Caller, the conservative news and opinion website, in 2010, before he sold his ownership interest and left in 2020.
Politico described Carlson, an advocate of U.S. President Donald Trump, as “perhaps the highest-profile proponent of ‘Trumpism’ and willing to criticize Trump if he strayed from it.” He is also said to have influenced some of Trump’s main policy choices. Tucker Carlson Tonight is the most-watched cable news program in the United States as of 2020. The provocative comments by Carlson on race, immigration, and women have led to boycotts by advertisers against the show.
Carlson, a vocal opponent of liberalism, has been branded a nationalist. Carlson, who was formerly a fan of Ron Paul and a proponent of libertarian economic policy, would later criticize the concept as “dominated by the banks” and become a powerful protectionist. He was also an anti-interventionist, having renounced his earlier support for the Iraq War a year after it was declared.
Carlson published two books: a memoir entitled Politicians, Partisans, and Parasites: My Adventures in Cable News (2003); and Ship of Fools: How to Put America to the Verge of Revolution through a Greedy Ruling Class.
Tucker Carlson Age
How old is Tucker Carlson? Carlson is 53 years old as of 2022. He was born Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson on May 16, 1969, in San Francisco, California, the United States of America. In addition, he celebrates his birthday on the 16th of May every year.
Tucker Carlson Parents
Carlson is the elder son of former “gonzo reporter” Richard Warner Carlson, who became the Voice of America chief, president of the Public Broadcasting Company, and U.S. ambassador to Seychelles. Carlson’s mother was Lisa McNear, an artist.
Additionally, he has a brother called Buckley Peck Carlson (Buckley Swanson Peck Carlson), who is nearly two years younger than him.
Tucker Carlson Wife
Carlson is married to Susan Carlson. They met at St. George’s School when they were in high school. Susan and Carlson married in the high school chapel in 1991. Together they have four children; Hopie Carlson, Buckley Carlson, Lillie Carlson, and Dorothy Carlson.
Tucker Carlson’s Height
Carlson stands at an approximate height of 6 feet and 1 inch (1.86 m) he also weighs 75 kgs.
Tucker Carlson Salary
The annual salary of Tucker at Fox is $6 million. While that might sound like a lot, bear in mind that the man he replaced, Bill O’Reilly, paid Fox $20 million a year, and Carlson is currently outperforming O’Reilly as of this writing.
Tucker Carlson Net Worth
Carlson has a net worth of around $30 million. His income is particularly attributed to his role as a media pundit, a published author, and a columnist.