Tucker Carlson is an American journalist, political commentator, and television personality. He was born on the 16th of May 1969, in San Francisco, California, but he grew up in La Jolla, California.
Carlson began his career as a journalist in the 1990s, working as a staff writer for The Weekly Standard and The New York Times Magazine. He later became the co-host of CNN’s political debate program “Crossfire” in 2001.
In 2005, Carlson joined MSNBC, where he hosted the nightly talk show “Tucker” until 2008. He then joined Fox News in 2009 and has since hosted several programs, including “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” which has become one of the highest-rated cable news programs in the United States. A show he began hosting in 2016.
Throughout his career, Carlson has been known for his conservative views and controversial statements on a variety of issues, including immigration, race, and gender. He has been criticized by some for promoting misinformation and conspiracy theories.
Given his wealth of experience in the political space, he has gone on to author several books, including “Politicians, Partisans, and Parasites: My Adventures in Cable News” and “Ship of Fools: How a Selfish Ruling Class is Bringing America to the Brink of Revolution.”
Despite his controversial views, Carlson has remained a popular figure in American media and continues to be a prominent voice in political discourse.
Tucker Carlson’s net worth
Tucker Carlson’s net worth is estimated to be $30 million according to celebritynetworth. However, other sources suggest that his net worth is higher, ranging from $370 million to $600 million.
Carlson is an American political commentator, author, and TV personality who has worked for CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News.
What is Tucker Carlson’s annual salary?
Tucker Carlson’s annual salary varies depending on the source. According to caknowledge.com, Carlson earns a $35 million salary from Fox News annually, making him the highest-paid and richest television host in the world.
However, Forbes reports that Carlson was making between $15 million and $20 million a year hosting “Tucker Carlson Tonight” on Fox News.
In addition to his salary, Carlson also earns money from investments in stocks, royalty fees, and interest on fixed deposits1. Carlson was fired from Fox News in April 2023, and according to Forbes, he will be paid $20 million every year for the rest of his contract.
Tucker Carlson’s relationship
Tucker Carlson is currently married to Susan Andrews Carlson, and they have been together since 1990. They have four children together.
There is no evidence to suggest that Carlson is in a relationship with Vivica A. Fox, as claimed by a false rumor circulating on social media. Carlson’s relationships with his colleagues at Fox News have been rocky, and he has clashed with other hosts in the past.