Tucker Carlson Bio, Age, Heights, FOX News, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Tucker Carlson Bio, Wiki

Tucker Carlson is an American author, journalist, political commentator,  and Talk Show host. He is working at FOX News serving as a host who joined the network in 2009 as a contributor.

Tucker Carlson Age

Carlson was born on May 16, 1969, in San Francisco, California, U.S. He is therefore 52 years old as of 2021.

Tucker Carlson Heights

Carlson stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 11 inches tall.

Tucker Carlson Education

Carlson graduated with a B.A. in history from Trinity College. Most recently, Carlson was named to Time 100’s most influential people of 2021 and earned the title of Adweek’s “Hottest News Host” of 2021.

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Tucker Carlson FOX News

Carlson is the host of FOX News Channel’s (FNC) flagship primetime cable news program, Tucker Carlson Tonight (weekdays 8 PM/ET). Carlson and his team launched two marquee programs on FOX News Media’s streaming service, FOX Nation in 2012. Tucker Carlson Originals, an in-depth documentary series, features significant stories brought into sharper focus by Carlson and his producers. Tucker Carlson Today, an insightful podcast series, showcases a single in-studio guest for an extensive conversation often lasting an entire hour.

The show is currently the top-rated show in cable news with an average of nearly 3.2 million viewers and 514,000 in the key 25-54 younger demographic according to Nielsen Media Research. He features powerful analysis and interviews every evening, assisting in bringing important perspectives to what’s happening in America and around the world. Carlson secured the first interview with Kyle Rittenhousein 2021 following his acquittal for shooting three men in Kenosha, Wisconsin in August 2020. The interview ran on Tucker Carlson Tonight and was the basis for the Tucker Carlson Originals documentary Kyle on Trial on FOX Nation. It delivered 5,050,000 viewers making up 72 percent of the cable news share.

Carlson has also conducted numerous interviews with major newsmakers, including former President Donald Trump. He has also interviewed Tony Bobulinski, a former business associate of Hunter and James Biden, the son, and brother of the current president. Additionally, he has interviewed actresses such as Rose McGowan, Pamela Anderson, and Kirstie Alley to mention a few. Before his powerhouse primetime role, he previously served as co-host of FOX & Friends Weekend from 2012 through 2016. Tucker Carlson Tonight originally debuted at 7 PM/ET and was later elevated to the current 8 PM/ET timeslot in April 2017. Carlson joined the network in 2009 as a political contributor.

Tucker Carlson Work Experience

Before joining FOX News, Carlson hosted Tucker on MSNBC from 2005 to 2008 and PBS’ Tucker Carlson: Unfiltered. He joined CNN in 2000 as its youngest anchor ever, co-hosting The Spin Room, and went on to become co-host of CNN’s Crossfire until its 2005 cancellation.

He also founded and acted as editor-in-chief of The Daily Caller, a political news website he launched in 2010. Carlson stepped down from his editorial role in 2016, and in 2020, sold his stake in the site. Additionally, he is also the author of two New York Times bestsellers, “Ship of Fools” and “The Long Slide.” Whenever he is not working he enjoys spending his free time with his family and friends enjoying the outdoor activities.

Tucker Carlson Net Worth

In Carlson’s career as an Author/Political Commentator/Talk Show host, he has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.

Tucker Carlson Salary

He receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.

Tucker Carlson Parents and Siblings

Carlson was born to Richard Warner Carlson (father) who is a former Los Angeles news anchor and Lisa McNear Lombardi (mother) who left the family when Tucker was only six years old. His father is also a former US ambassador to Seychelles and a former president of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.  Carlson has a younger brother named Buckley Swanson Peck Carlson.

Tucker Carlson Wife/ Spouse

Carlson has been happily married to Susan Andrews since  August 10, 1991, in the school chapel. The couple first met during the first week of their 10th-grade classes. Additionally, Susan is a renowned  American news anchor, political pundit commentator, and columnist just like her husband.

Tucker Carlson Kids

Carlson and Susan are blessed with four children together. Their children include three daughters by the names of Dorothy, Lillie, and Hopie and a son by the name of Buckley.

Tucker Carlson Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

He is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 5,230,700 followers, around 1,100,000 followers on his Facebook page, and 1,866,085 followers on his Instagram account.