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Tucker Net Worth: All We Need to Know!
Tucker Carlson is a prominent figure in the conservative political commentary community in the United States. Since 2016, he has been the anchor of the nightly political talk show “Tucker Carlson Tonight” on Fox News. In the 1990s, Carlson began a career as a print writer, penning articles for publications such as “The Weekly Standard,” amongst others.
Tucker Early Years
Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson was born in California on May 16th, 1969. He was given the full name Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson. Richard Warner Carlson, a former “gonzo reporter” who later became the director of the Voice of America, is his father. He is the older son of Richard Warner Carlson.
Carlson’s paternal grandparents were Richard Boynton and Dorothy Anderson, teens who placed his father in an orphanage where he was adopted when he was two years old by the Carlsons — a wool merchant and his wife.
Tucker’s Reputation And Career
Carlson served as a co-host of the ill-fated show “The Spin Room” in the year 2000. Carlson was given the role of co-host of Crossfire in the year 2001. Carlson and Robert Novak, who took turns hosting the show on different nights, represented the political right of the show, while James Carville and Paul Begala, who also took turns hosting the show, represented the political left.
In 2004, Carlson participated in a conversation with Jon Stewart, who was hosting The Daily Show on Comedy Central. Stewart argued that Carlson and the character of Crossfire were destructive to political conversation in the United States.
In January 2005, CNN said they were ending its connection with Carlson and would soon kill Crossfire. On January 4, 2005, CNN head Jonathan Klein informed Carlson that the network had opted not to renew his contract. Carlson was disappointed to hear the news.
In July 2006, he reported live for Tucker from Haifa, Israel, during the 2006 Lebanon War between Israel and Hezbollah in southern Lebanon. In addition, he hosted the MSNBC Special Report: Mideast Crisis while he was stationed in the Middle East. He was a frequent participant in the political roundtables that took place on the show Verdict with Dan Abrams.
Tucker Net Worth
Tucker Carlson’s net worth as of January 2023 was estimated to be $30 Million.