Tucker Carlson Biography
Tucker Carlson is an American conservative political analyst who is best known for hosting the Tucker Carlson Tonight nightly political talk show on Fox News since 2016. He is also remembered by most individuals as a print journalist in the 1990s. Among others, he wrote for The Weekly Standard magazine.
Tucker Carlson Age
How old is Tucker Carlson? Carlson is 53 years old as of 2022. He was born Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson on 16 May 1969, in San Francisco, California, the United States of America. In addition, he celebrates his birthday on the 16th of May every year, and his birth sign is Taurus.
Tucker Carlson Father
Carlson is the eldest son of Richard Warner Carlson, a former Gonzo reporter. His father is the owner of Voice of America, and the president of the Public Broadcasting Company. In addition, his father was born in an orphanage, where the Carlsons adopted him at two years of age. The adoptive father of Richard Carlson was a dealer in wool.
Tucker Carlson Mother
Carlson’s mother is Lisa McNear, an artist. He also had a daughter, Buckley Peck Carlson (later Buckley Swanson Peck Carlson), who was born two months earlier and was almost two years younger. Similarly, in 1976, after nine years of married marriage, Carlson’s parents divorced. He was granted custody by Carlson’s father and his brother.
Tucker Carlson’s Family
Carlson’s mother left the family when he was six, opting to live a “bohemian” lifestyle. She finally split her time between South Carolina, Beaufort County, and Cazac, France, where she had little contact with her relatives of Carlson. His mother remarried Michael Vaughn, an artist.
Tucker’s father relocated, along with his brother, to La Jolla, California. Since Tucker’s first grade, they have been raised there. Carlson is also a descendant of the Swedish, English, German, Scottish, Irish, Portuguese, Swiss-Italian, and Dutch languages. Carlson had appendicitis at one stage in his life.
Tucker Carlson Lisa Vaughn Death | Inheritance
In October 2011, Carlson’s strangled mother, Lisa Vaughn, died. It was thought to have died intestate, and in 2012, Carlson and his brother, Buckley, filed a lawsuit in several California counties to determine the inheritance of their oil and gas royalties. They originally priced more than $125,000, but later they found that it was worth more than $2.5 million.
A one-page handwritten will was uncovered in 2013. In the will, Vaughn specifically claimed that she wished her estate to go exclusively to her husband, leaving one dollar each for Carlson and his brother. The case is still under appeal as of March 2019.
Tucker Carlson Education
He attended California’s La Jolla Country Day School in La Jolla. At St. George’s College, he completed his secondary education. It’s a Rhode Island boarding school in Middletown. Specifically, in 1991, he graduated from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. He graduated from college with a history degree. After college, he tried to join the Central Intelligence Agency, but his application was denied. After that, with the encouragement of his father, he decided to pursue a career in journalism.
Tucker Carlson Wife
Carlson is blissfully married to his beautiful wife Susan Carlson. The couple met in the chapel of St. George’s School and tied the knot. Together, they share three daughters and one son. They have three children; Lillie, born in 1995, Buckley, born in 1997, Hopie, born in 1999, and Dorothy.
Tucker Carlson Height
Carlos stands at an average height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m) tall and weighs about 86 kg (189 lbs).
Tucker Carlson Career
As a policy review fact-checker, Carlson started his career in journalism. He later worked as an Arkansas Democratic Gazette reporter. He has worked for New York City and Reader’s Digest as a columnist. Esquire, The Weekly Standard, The New Republic, The New York Times Magazine, and The Daily Beast contributed to Carlson’s writings.
Carlson is also famous for Tucker Carlson Tonight (2016), Swing Vote (2008), and 30 Rock as a writer and producer (2006). He is also The Daily Caller’s founder and editor-in-chief. It’s a 24-hour news site dedicated to giving original news, thought-provoking comments, and breaking news to its audience.
Tucker Carlson CNN | MSNBC
In 2000, Carlson co-hosted a short-lived show named The Spin Room. He was named co-host of Crossfire after one year. With Jon Stewart, Tucker had an exchange. The Comedy Central Regular Show is hosted by Jon Stewart. In the end, in 2005, Tucker left CNN and Crossfire was canceled.
Carlson had his evening show, Tucker, on MSNBC. During the 2006 Winter Olympics, the reporter also hosted a weekday wrap-up. Due to low ratings in 2008, it would last for less than three full seasons.
Tucker Carlson Fox News | The Daily Caller
In the contract, as its contributors, Fox News hired Tucker. In 2013, he was a co-host, partner, and frequent host of Fox & Friends. On Fox News in 2016, the reporter started hosting Tucker Carlson Tonight. The show was the second-highest-rated primetime cable news show until 2018. It had 3,2 million nightly viewers.
Tucker Carlson Writing Career
To explain this, the reporter wrote about his TV news encounters in the book Politics, Partisans and Parasites: My Adventures in Cable News. Warner Books was the publisher.
In addition, in 2017, he was represented by the Jvalin literary and creative agency. A’ research series’ of papers was co-authored by Carlson. In 2012, it was published by the Daily Caller. He also engaged in political opinions. In particular, Carlson is defined as a conservative.
Tucker Carlson Net Worth
Carlson has an estimated net worth of $420 million as of 2022. His fortune stems mainly from his career as a political analyst.
Tucker Carlson Salary
Carlson receives an average annual salary of $4 million.
Tucker Carlson Tonight Live
Tucker was hired by Fox News as a contributor. In 2013, on Fox & Friends, he was a co-host, contributor, and regular host. The reporter began hosting Carlson Tonight in 2016 on Fox News. The show was the second-highest-rated cable news show in prime time until 2018. It had 3.2 million viewers a night.