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Tucker Carlson Net Worth – $16 Million Dollars

Tucker Carlson net worth counts $16 million dollars. He is a conservative political analyst for Fox News. He previously hosted MSNBC’s Tucker and co-hosted CNN’s Crossfire.

He is a co-founder of the website ‘The Daily Caller’ where he previously worked as an editor-in-chief.

  • Birthday: May 16, 1969 (age 49)
  • Ethnicity: Mixed (English-German-Scottish)
  • Nationality: American

Tucker Carlson Wife – Susan Andrews and Children


Tucker Carlson is married to wife Susan Andrews in 1991. Tucker along with wife Susan has three daughters (Lillie Carlson, Dorothy Carlson, Hopie Carlson) and one son named Buckley Carlson.

  • Wife: Susan Andrews
  • Children: Lillie Carlson, Dorothy Carlson, Hopie Carlson, Buckley Carlson
  • Parents: Richard Warner Carlson, Lisa McNear

To date, no rumors have been heard regarding their divorce.

He took birth in San Francisco, California, United States.

Parents and Early Life

His father Richard Warner Carlson was a news reader in Los Angeles & U.S. ambassador to Seychelles and also president of Corporation for Public Broadcasting & director of the show – Voice of America.

Tucker has a mother named Lisa McNear Lombardi whereas he also has a stepmom whose name is Patricia Caroline Swanson, an heir of – Swanson frozen-food & broth.

He is the elder son of Carlson family and has a younger brother named Buckley Swanson Peck Carlson. He was grown up in La Jolla, California and attended La Jolla Country Day School prior to moving East Coast.

Later, he went to St. George’s School in Middletown, Rhode Island and went to Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. He graduated with a bachelor degree in history in 1992.

Tucker Carlson Height – 6 feet 1 inch (185 cm)

The very dedicated TV presenter, Tucker Carlson has a height of 6 feet 1 inch (185 cm).

He is a good father and a great husband as well. Though he is married and the father of four children, is still followed by numerous female fans on his social sites.

He looks fabulous in his bow tie but announced he won’t be wearing that anymore. He used to read stories for his children when they were kids.

Traveling is his passion; he has been to several parts of the world personally in his holidays. He is living in a refurbished farmhouse in Alexandria, Virginia.

TV shows – Tucker Carlson tonight, Crossfire

Fox News appointed Tucker as its contributor in May 2009. Thereafter; Carlson is appearing as a frequent guest panelist on the show Red Eye w/Greg Gutfeld and also came in Special Report with Bret Baier’s segment All-Star Panel.

Tucker started his first tenure at Policy Review, a conservative nationwide journal as an editorial member. and also reported for the newspaper like Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in Little Rock, Arkansas as well as The Weekly Standard.

Career Timeline:

  • 1992 – Graduated from Trinity College (Connecticut)
  • 2000 – Co-hosted ‘The Spin Room’ opposite Bill Press
  • 2005 – Premiered MSNBC’s Tucker on June 13
  • 2006 – Participated in Dancing with the star Fall Season
  • 2009 – Joined Fox News Channel as Contributor
  • 2016 – Started Hosting ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight’ on Fox News

He stayed as a journalist for magazines such as New York & Reader’s Digest and also published his articles in Esquire, The New Republic, The New York Times Magazine and The Daily Beast.

He got enrolled at CNN as the youngest host ever in 2000, co-anchoring The Spin Room with Bill Press. The following year, he was assigned to co-anchor of Crossfire and at the same time worked for PBS’s public concerns show named Tucker Carlson: Unfiltered.

At the early start of 2005, CNN declared that they aren’t renewing Carlson’s contract and later in the interview, he denied that and said CNN was the worst place to work. He remained in the network until February 2005.

MSNBC hired Carlson and started his new show Tucker on 13 June 2005 and the channel canceled the show because of low ratings after 3 years. He also anchored weekday’s wrap-up during the Winter Olympic in 2006 and anchored for MSNBC Special Report: Mideast Crisis from the Middle East. He stayed as a regular panelist on Verdict with Dan Abrams while in the channel.

He filled in for Hannity during the absence of Sean Hannity and remained a producer of ‘Fighting for Our Children’s Minds’ which was special program of Fox News. He co-anchored weekend version of Fox & Friends and officially co-hosted on Saturday and Sunday mornings along with Alisyn Camerota and Clayton Morris from April 2013.

Tucker Carlson Tonight‘ is known as the most viewed cable show in the 9 pm time according to the date of March 2017. The show is hosted by Carlson which started since 14 November 2016. The show is currently on-aired at 8 pm due to the abandonment of The O’Reilly Factor.

Carlson launched news site The Daily Caller along with Neil Patel assistant of ex-vice president Dick Cheney, where, there a reporter from MSNBC, Fox News, CNBC, NBC, ABC, CBS and various radio stations of the country.

He also remained as a contestant on ABC’s reality dance show ‘Dancing with the Stars’ on 14 August 2006 but was eliminated. In 2013, he has published Politicians, Partisans, and Parasites: My Adventures in Cable News, which is an autobiography about his experiences in television.

He has given his opinion in on different burning issues like climate change, libertarianism, conservatism, immigration where he was blamed for demonizing them, legally and undocumented. 

At the beginning, Carlson was in favor of U.S. war with Iraq but later started criticizing it. However, he has also been criticized by some journalist from Columbia Journalism Review and The New York Times about implying hypocrisies to his interviewees.

Tucker Carlson Salary – $4 Million Dollars

His annual salary amounts to $4 million dollars per year. Being a Journalist, he has earned both fame and wealth.

Through his tenure in different big media, especially from Fox News, he has added million dollars to his fortune.