Tucker Carlson is a political commentator and is an American citizen. He is also an author and a TV personality. If you live in America then you must have seen Tucker as he is a popular face on American Television. In this post, we will be talking about his professional and personal life. If you are curious to know about him then you are in the right place.
Tucker Carlson Net Worth
Tucker has a net worth of $30 million and has earned his net worth through his work as a television personality. His shows are mostly about politics and since politics is a hot topic in America his shows always garner high TRPS. He is also an author and columnist and has earned his net worth from his successful career. Tucker Carlson’s salary for working at FOX is $6 million. This may sound like a lot of money but Bill Reilly who replaced him earned $20 million from FOX.
Tucker was born in San Francisco but he was brought up in Southern California. His father was an LA news anchor. He also worked as an ambassador to the Seychelles who is named Richard Warner Carlson. Tucker’s mother abandoned him when he was just six years old. Tucker. Attended Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut and he graduated from college with a degree in history.
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Tucker started his career as a journalist in print at publications and also worked for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. He later received gigs as a columnist and did a few writing for the Reader’s Digest and New York Magazine. Tucker has also appeared in several newspapers and magazines which include Esquire, The Weekly Standard, The New Republic, The New York Times Magazine, and The Daily Beast. Carlson started his career on TV and hosted his first show on CNN program Crossfire.
In 2010 Tucker and Neil Patel became the co-founders of the DailyCaller.com. This was right-wing news and allowed people to share their opinions on an open platform. The platform became controversial and became a part of The Huffington Post. In June 2020 Tucker sold his shares to his friend Patel but he did not disclose the amount.
Tucker is a happily married man and got married to his love Susan Andrews in 1991. The couple met at the chapel of St. George School, which is a boarding high school located in Middletown, Rhode Island. The couple has four children and they are still together and in love. Tucker and his brother have been involved in a lawsuit that is related to their estranged mother’s estate.
Tucker’s mother Lisa Vaughn was a beneficiary of a gas partnership located in the rural areas of California. It was a land worth 70,000 acres. Tucker and his brother found out that the land is worth $2.5 million. They sued the estate of their mother and both the brothers got the nominal amount of $1. The lawsuit is still unsettled and proceedings are still going on.