Tucker Carlson is an outspoken American television personality and political commentator for Fox News.

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ESZTERGOM, HUNGARY – AUGUST 07: Tucker Carlson speaks during the Mathias Corvinus Collegium (MCC) Feszt on August 7, 2021 in Esztergom, Hungary. (Photo by Janos Kummer/Getty Images)

Tucker Carlson Biography

Tucker Carlson has hosted the nightly political talk show Tucker Carlson Tonight on Fox News since 2016.

Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson was born on May 16, 1969, in San Francisco, California, the United States as the elder son of artist Lisa McNear Lombardi and Dick Carlson.

Tucker Carlson’s mother is the artist and San Francisco native Lisa McNear Lombardi while his father Dick Carlson is a former “gonzo reporter” turned director of Voice of America, president of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the U.S. ambassador to Seychelles.

Tucker Carlson has a brother named Buckley Swanson Peck Carlson who is almost two years younger. Buckley was a communications manager and Republican political operative.

Tucker Carlson’s parents divorced in 1976 following their nine-year marriage. He attended La Jolla Country Day School and was briefly enrolled at Collège du Léman, a boarding school in Switzerland, where he was “kicked out”.

Tucker Carlson completed his secondary education at St. George’s School in Middletown, Rhode Island. He later proceeded to Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut where he graduated in 1991 with a BA in history.

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LOS ANGELES, CA – OCTOBER 21: Fox News anchor Tucker Carlson speaks during Politicon 2018 at Los Angeles Convention Center on October 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael S. Schwartz/Getty Images)

Tucker Carlson started his media career in the 1990s when he was writing for The Weekly Standard and other publications.

Tucker Carlson Wife

Tucker Carlson is presently married to Susan Thomson Carlson Andrews. The duo met at St. George’s School, where she was the headmaster’s daughter.

Tucker Carlson and Susan tied the knot on August 10, 1991, in the school chapel. Together, they have four children including Hopie, Buckley, Dorothy, and Lillie.

Tucker Carlson Net Worth

Tucker Carlson has a net worth estimated to be $30 million which he earns from being a  political commentator, author and TV personality.


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