- Name: Tucker Carlson
- Age: 48 years old
- Height: 6ft 1in (186 cm)
- Occupation: Journalist
- Net Worth: US $8 Million
- Status: Alive
Tucker Carlson is an American news anchor, columnist and co-founder of The Daily Caller. He currently serves as a political commentator for Fox News. Tucker McNear Carlson was born on May 16, 1969 in San Francisco, California. His biological parents were Richard W. Carlson and Lisa McNear Lombardi. He was raised by his father and by his stepmother Patricia Caroline Swanson. He also has a younger brother named Buckley. Carlson attended St. George’s School in Middletown, Rhode Island. He studied history at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.
Carlson started out as an editor for the conservative journal ‘Policy Review’ in the early 1990s. He worked briefly for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette newspaper and later for The Weekly Standard. Carlson has contributed to a number of publications including New York magazine, Reader’s Digest, The Weekly Standard and The New York Times Magazine. He later joined CNN where he served as a co-host of ‘The Spin Room’ with Bill Press. Carlson was named co-host of the night debate program ‘Crossfire’ in 2001. He left CNN in January 2005 shortly after a heated exchange with comedian Jon Stewart.
Carlson joined MSNBC and debuted his evening show ‘Tucker’ in June 2005. It ran for 3 seasons before it was cancelled due to low ratings. Carlson began his tenure at Fox News Channel in 2009 as a contributor. He’s contributed to programs like Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld, and Special Report with Bret Baier. He was named co-hosted FOX & Friends Weekend in 2012. Carlson began hosting his signature show, Tucker Carlson Tonight, in November 2016. It debuted as FNC’s most watched broadcast for the 7PM/ET time slot with over 3 million viewers. The program replaced Megyn Kelly at the 9PM/ET time slot in January 2017 followed by Bill O’Reilly at the 8PM/ET slot in April 2017.
Carlson and Neil Patel founded the news/opinion website, The Daily Caller, in 2010. The site covers a variety of topics ranging from politics to sports to technology. Carlson was a contestant on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars in 2006. His partner was professional ballroom dancer, Elena Grinenko. The pair were the first team to get eliminated.
Tucker Carlson is 6ft 1in tall and he’s of English, German and Scottish ancestry. His net worth is estimated at $8 million. Carlson married high school girlfriend ‘Susan Andrews’ in 1991. They have four children, Dorothy, Lillie, Hopie and Buckley. The family owns a $2 million home in Kent, Washington, D.C.
Tucker Carlson Age, Birthday, Wiki
- Birth Name: Tucker McNear Carlson
- Birthday: May 16, 1969
- How Old : Age: 48 years old
- Place of Birth: San Francisco, California, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Taurus
- How Tall : Height: 6ft 1in (186 cm)
- Occupation: News Anchor, Commentator, Columnist
- Years Active: 1993-present
- Net Worth 2017: US $8 Million
- Marriage(s): Susan Andrews
- Death-O-Meter: Alive