Tucker Carlson Biography
Tucker Carlson is an American television host and a political commentator who has hosted a political show on` Fox News. Currently, he is working with the Fox News channel since the year 2016. Previously, he worked for CNN as a commentator from the year 2000 to 2005.
Tucker Carlson Age
Born in the year 1969 in San Francisco, California in the United States on the month of May 16th. Currently, he is at the age of 52 years old as of 2021 because he is yet to celebrate his 53rd birthday this year 2022.
Tucker Carlson Height
Relatively, he is a man of a very massive height. Today, he stands at a height of 6feet 1inches which is also equivalent to .85m. His other body measurements like the chest, waist is not yet public.
Tucker Carlson Weight
Apparently, according to analysis, he appears to be quite heavy even though he is an average body weight. Currently, he is weighing 75kgs. So, this is also equivalent to 165ibs. However, in the year 2021, he appeared to have lost some weight. It actually, started as a rumor but was never clarified. This is because he did not respond to the rumor.
Tucker Carlson Family
So, Tucker is an American citizen by birth having been born in Mission District in San Francisco, California. Apparently, he is the son of an artist. His father was Dick Carlson a former Gonzo reporter who later became the director of Voice of America. Additionally, was the president of the corporation for Public Broadcasting and the U.S ambassador to Seychelles.
His mother is Lucy McNear who was an artist and a San Francisco native. Besides that, he had a brother namely, Buckley Peck Carlson. He was a communications manager and republican political operative. Unfortunately, in the year 1976, his parents got a divorce this was after nine years of being together. Later on, his father got custody of Carlson, and the brother and the mother left the family to pursue a bohemian lifestyle.
Later on, when he was in grade one, his father moved Tucker and his brother to the La Jolla neighborhood of San Diego, California, and raised them there. However, his father owned a property in Nevada, Vermont, and the islands of Maine and Nova Scotia.
Tucker Carlson Education
However, after their parent’s divorce, he was taken to La Jolla Country Day school. where he grew up in a home and was raised there. So, after his primary and high school, he managed to join a college that was a boarding school in Switzerland. So, he achieved his high school education at St. George’s a boarding school in Middletown, Rhode Island. The college was namely, Trinity College in Hartford. Later on, graduating in the year 1991 with a B.A. in history.
Tucker Carlson Career
After college, he joined Central Intelligence Agency but his application was denied for reasons best known by themselves. So, he decided to pursue a course in journalism with the encouragement of his father. Furthermore, he began his career as a fact-checker in Policy Review. That is a conservative journal then published by the Heritage Foundation.
Further his career in print he once worked as a columnist for New York magazine. Later on, in the year 2000, he co-hosted The short-lived show The Spin Room on CNN. Moving forward he was hired by PBS to helm a new program from the year 2004 to 2005.
Additionally, in the year 2005 to 2008, he worked for MSNBC hosting an evening show afterward that was canceled by the network in 2008 because of low ratings. So, after being eliminated from the reality show dancing with stars show he joined Fox News in 2009.
Tucker Carlson’s Net worth
Relatively, he is one of the most experienced journalists having worked with big news channels like CNN and currently Fox News. However, he has a satisfying and luxurious life. Presently, his net worth is at $30 million.
Tucker Carlson Salary
Apparently, he earns a decent salary of $35 million dollars annually from his job at Fox News channel. In addition to that, he receives an additional salary of $6 million this is from Fox News for his podcast channel.
Tucker Carlson Wife
Regardless, he is in a happy marriage to his lovely wife namely, Susan Thomson Carlson. Moreover, they met in school at St. Georges where she was the headmaster’s daughter. Fortunately, they had strong love that extended to their marriage in the year 1991 on August 10th.
Tucker Carlson Children
Although, the couple has not yet disclosed much about their children and other personal issues it is public that they have children. So, during the years they have together they have four children.
In addition to his work, he has a website where to go for exclusive TV footage and the latest on his documentaries, books, events, merchandise, and more. At Tucker Carlson.com
So, in the year 2020, he bought an estate that is his brother Buckley and he has been in a lawsuit. Apparently, it was related to their estranged mother’s estate. However, his mother Lisa was a beneficiary of an oil and gas partnership in rural areas of central California. Initially, the brother thought that the royalty rights were worth an insignificant amount. When they learned that the rights were worth $2.5 million they sued for their late’s mother estate and will likely bag a nominal amount of $1 million when the lawsuit is settled.