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Tucker Carlson Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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How much is Tucker Carlson worth $20 million

How did Tucker Carlson earn his money and wealth?

Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson was born on May 16, 1969. He is a political commentator for Fox News, where he expresses his conservative opinions. He was born in San Francisco, California and has a brother. Tucker comes from a political family, with his father, Richard Warner Carlson, being former U.S. ambassador to Seychelles. He is married to Susan Carlson and they have four children, three girls and, one boy. As of 2018, Taylor Carlson net worth is $16 million. He began his career as a member of editorial staff of Policy Review. He later worked for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and The Weekly. Tucker has reported from all over the world and has also written for “New York, “Reader’s Digest”, “Esquire”, “The Weekly Standard”, The New Republic”, “The New York Times Magazine”, and “The Daily Beast”.

Tucker began his career as a TV host with “Crossfire”, in 2001 on CNN. After resigning from the show in 2005, he hosted his own evening show called “Tucker” which aired on MSNBC in 2005, which was later canceled in 2008 due to low ratings. During the course of the show, he reported from Haifa, Israel during the 2006 war between Israel and Hezbollah. In 2009, he was hired by Fox News as a news contributor. In 2013 he started co-hosting the weekend editions of “Fox and Friends”. Later he also co-hosted with Alisyn Camerota and Clayton Morris on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

Starting from November 2016 he started hosting his own show called Tucker Carlson Tonight. His show became “the network’s most-watched telecast of the year in the time slot”. He was also a participant on the ABC’s reality dance show “Dancing with the Stars”. In 2010, Carlson launched a political news website titled The Daily Caller, in which he served as the editor-in-chief and also sometimes contributes his opinions. The Daily Caller is now included in the  White House rotating press pool and many of its reports have appeared on news channels including MSNBC, Fox News, CNBC, CNN, NBC, ABC and, CBS.

Carlson is a conservative, who refuses to believe that human influence has been the dominant cause of global warming. He has also been accused of being unsavory towards immigrants. In 2005, on the fifth season of “Curb Your Enthusiasm”, a character was based on Tucker. He also himself appeared in an episode of “The King of Queens”, a sitcom, in 2007.

Carlson has written his autobiography titled “Politicians, Partisans and Parasites: My Adventures in Cable News”. It was published in 2003 by “Warner Books.”

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