Tucker Carlson Salary and Net Worth | How Much is His Worth?

By Kishor Shahi | Published On: 28 Sep, 2018
Tucker Carlson Salary and Net Worth | How Much is His Worth?

Quick Information

Date of Birth May 16, 1969 Age 52 Years 2 Month(s)
Nationality American Profession Political Commentator
Marital Status Married Wife/Spouse Susan Andrews (m. 1991)
Divorced Not Yet Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth $16 Million Salary $6 Million
Ethnicity White Social Media Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
Children/Kids Hopie Carlson, Lillie Carlson & Dorothy Carlson (Daughters), Buckley Carlson (Son) Height 6 Feet 1 Inch (185 cm)
Education Trinity College (Connecticut), St. George's School, Newport Parents Lisa McNear Lombardi (Mother), Richard Warner Carlson (Father)
Siblings Buckley Swanson Peck Carlson (Brother)

Fox News Contributor and journalist Tucker Carlson, who is one of the top paid reporters on TV, has struggled for his career by which he has maintained his excellence in news reporting and journalism.

With the inclining success and popularity, Tucker has also been able to keep up the long-term healthy relationship with his wife since high school.

Tucker's Whopping Salary & Net Worth!

The veteran reporter earns net worth from his professional career as a TV personality and journalist. As one of the top paid journalists on TV, he summons the net worth of $16 million, and his salary is $6 million.

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He entered into the field of journalism as a fact checker in a conservative journal, Policy Review. He joined The Weekly Standard in 1995 and reported from around the world. After five years of his career in The Weekly Standard, he joined CNN in 2000 where he hosted the show, The Spin Room. Later in 2001, he hosted Crossfire, an American nightly current events debate programme.

Then in 2005, he lost his contract with CNN, and he made his way to MSNBC and hosted live during 2006 Lebanon War between Israel and Hezbollah in southern Lebanon and MSNBC Special Report: Mideast Crisis.

Tucker’s career lasted for three years in MSNBC. He then joined the Fox News in 2008 as a News Contributor. Tucker created “FNC: Fighting For Our Children's Mind,” in 2010. He also started hosting his show, Tucker Carlson Tonight in Fox News from 2016 which helped him to mark his place in the industry. 

He provided analysis for the American Election Headquarters in 2016 and 2012 Presidential Election as well as 2014 midterm election.

Tucker Carlson Tonight was the third highest rated cable news until March 2018. He presented an interview with American President, Donald Trump from Helsinki, Finland about his meeting with the Russian President Vladimir Putin in July 2018.

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Married High School Sweetheart: Enthralling Love Life

Tucker Carlson married his high school sweetheart Susan Andrews after falling in love with her at first sight. He was in his 10th grade when he saw Susan, daughter of headmaster of St. George's School. He maintained a healthy love relationship since his high school which finally turned into marriage in 1991. They also have four children namely; Dorothy, Lillie, Hopie, and Buckley. 

Tucker Carlson with his whole family (Photo:

As of now, Tucker leads a happy life with his family. They are together for more than 30 years and are one of the most sustained couples.

Short Bio

Tucker Carlson was born in San Francisco, California, USA, in 1969. The birth name of the 49 years old News Contributor is Tucker McNear Carlson, and his birth sign is Taurus. He stands the height of 1.85 meters (6 feet and 1 inch). He belongs to the white ethnicity and holds an American Nationality.

He attended St. George's School and later he went to Trinity College from where he graduated in History.

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He was born as the first child of his parents. His mother, Lisa McNear Lombardi, left him and family when he was at the age of 6. His father was a former News Anchor, and US Ambassador to Seychelles. His father and his stepmother, Patricia Caroline Swanson raised Tucker, along with his sibling brother, Buckley Swanson Peck Carlson.