|Tucker Carlson Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 0½ in|
|Date of Birth||May 16, 1969|
Tucker Carlson is an American television journalist, author, and conservative political commentator who gained immense popularity with his political talk show, Tucker Carlson Tonight on Fox News.
Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson
San Francisco, California, United States
He studied at the La Jolla Country Day School and briefly at the Collège du Léman in Switzerland before he was kicked out.
Tucker completed his high school education from St. George’s School in Rhode Island. He attended Trinity College and earned his Bachelor’s degree in History in 1991.
Television Journalist, Author, Conservative Political Commentator
- Father – Dick Carlson (Journalist, Diplomat, Lobbyist)
- Mother – Lisa McNear Lombardi (Artist)
- Siblings – Buckley Peck Carlson (Younger Brother)
Tucker’s net worth was $30 million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
6 ft 0½ in or 184 cm
75 kg or 165.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Tucker has dated –
- Susan Andrews (1991-Present) – Tucker fell in love with his school headmaster’s daughter Susan Andrews while studying at St. George’s School. The couple tied the knot on August 10, 1991. They are parents to 4 children together named Lillie Carlson, Buckley Carlson, Hopie Carlson, and Dorothy Carlson.
Race / Ethnicity
He has Swedish, Scottish, English, Portuguese, German, Irish, Swiss-Italian, and distant Dutch ancestry.
- Often seen in a bow tie
- A quizzical look on his face
Tucker Carlson Facts
- He was described as ‘perhaps the highest-profile proponent of ‘Trumpism’ by Politico in the past.
- Before making his career in journalism, Tucker was interested in joining the CIA. However, his application was denied.
- In 2010, Tucker co-founded and also served as the initial editor-in-chief of the website The Daily Caller. He later sold his ownership stake in 2020.
- He was heavily criticized for pushing the Great Replacement theory on his talk show, Tucker Carlson Tonight. In 2022, the same theory was cited in the manifesto of the shooter of the Buffalo shooting, in which 10 Black people were killed.
- Tucker became well-known among Republicans for promoting conspiracy theories around topics like the COVID-19 pandemic, demographic replacement, and the January 6 United States Capitol attack.
- In April 2023, it was announced that Tucker had decided to part ways with Fox News Media.
- He has written several books such as Politicians, Partisans, and Parasites, The Long Slide, and Ship of Fools.
- In June 2023, Tucker received a cease-and-desist letter from Fox News after he had launched a competing series on Twitter titled Tucker on Twitter. Fox News claimed that they were continuing to pay Tucker and his contract reportedly kept his content exclusive to Fox until December 2024.
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