Facts of Tucker Carlson
|Full Name||Tucker Carlson|
|Birth Name||Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson|
|Birth City||San Francisco, CA|
|Spouse||Susan Andrews (m. 1991)|
|No Of Children||4|
|Sibilings||Buckley Swanson Peck Carlson|
|Education||Trinity College (1992), La Jolla Country Day School, St. George's School|
|Date of Birth||May 16,1969|
How Much Is Tucker Carlson’s Net Worth?
Famed for his strong political talks, Tucker Carlson is an American conservative political commentator and author. Since 2016, Carlson is hosting the political talk show Tucker Carlson Tonight on Fox News, earning him millions of dollars.
With decades of his successful career, Tucker Carlson owns the net worth of $16 million. Carlson turned print journalist in the 1990s and has formerly worked for CNN (2000-2005) and MSNBC (2005-2008).
Tucker Carlson’s Net Worth is $16 Million: Income Sources & Earnings
Having worked for CNN and MSNBC, Tucker Carlson joined the Fox News in 2009 and has been a political analyst ever since. Moreover, Carlson hosts the Fox News’ nightly political talk show Tucker Carlson Tonight after it aired on November 14, 2016.
As of April 2019, the American political commentator owns the whopping $16 million fortune. Online sources report that Tucker back in early 2018 had a net worth of around $8 million.
The main source of Carlson’s massive earnings is his journalism and hosting career. In addition to that, his prominence as an author granted him a massive million dollars deal.
Carlson’s successful career has earned him a notable place in the list of top 10 richest journalists, though lags behind TV personalities like Bill O’Reilly and Sean Hannity who own $85 million and $220 million respectively.
Salary As TV Host & Author
Currently, Tucker Carlson makes $6 million in salary as a conservative political commentator and TV host for Fox news channel. Surely, we do know of his show Tucker Carlson Tonight, the million dollars generator.
As per The Richest, back in April 2018, Carlson made the annual payroll of $4 million.
Before Fox News, Tucker used to work as a host for CNN’s Crossfire and MSNBC’s Tucker. Even if the commentator’s exact earnings from the channels is not out, he surely made way more than the national average of $84,200-$100,000.
Besides this, in 2017, Tucker Carlson, the author of 2 books made a $10 million book deal for his books: Politicians, Partisans and Parasites: My Adventures in Cable News (2003) and Ship of Fools: How a Selfish Ruling Class is Bringing America to the Brink of Revolution (2018).
Did You Know? Carlson appeared in the 2008 movie Swing Vote which earned the box office collection of $17.63 million.
Any Endorsement & Charities?
Despite massive fame, Tucker keeps himself away from endorsement deals, meanwhile, no reports on his sponsorships are out.
For a fact, even if Carlson has over 4.6K followers on his Instagram, he has made only 1 post as of April 2019. On the other hand, his Twitter account accumulates 2.59 million followers.
Tucker Carlson uses his Twitter to promote charity funding and supports Food For The Poor. Well, he founded Daily Caller News Foundation, a non-profit organization in contrast to his American news and opinion website The Daily Caller.
Sources report that Tucker’s foundation received around $40K donations from DonorsFund and $946,127 from the Charles Koch Foundation in 2016.
Controversy: Online sources cited that as per CMD’s investigation it was found that Tucker Carlson was using the Daily Caller News Foundation to benefit his private for-profit media site, The Daily Caller.
Tucker's House & Cars Are Million Worth of Assets
Owning such as a massive $16 million net worth, Tucker Carlson lives a lavish lifestyle and owns million dollars asset collection. Currently, Carlson lives in his house in Kent, Washington DC, featuring 5 bedrooms and 6 and a half bathrooms spread on 7,400 sq. ft.
He bought the property back in July 2017 for $3.985 million after selling his another Kent house for $2.04 million in September 2017.
His former house spread on 5,000 sq. ft. features 7 bedrooms and 5 and a half bathrooms which were bought in April 2011 for $3.9 million.
The details on Carlson’s car collection is not out, but is thought to owns Mercedes, Ford, and Bugatti.
Alongside expenses on the property, Tucker Carlson also makes expenditure on clothing and travels.
Tax & Insurance Payments
Living in Kent, Washington DC, Tucker Carlson’s house seeks him 3.43% of the asset’s assessed value as property tax. Also, the property also owes Carlson $1,200 as house insurance tax.
On the other hand, Carlson also has to pay $395,000 as income tax upon the total annual earnings of $1 million, the tax includes 30.05% Federal tax, 2.92% FICA, and 6.55% State tax.
Tucker Carlson’s Personal Details: Age, Family, Education & Relationship
Born on May 16, 1969, in San Francisco, California, U.S., Tucker Carlson's real name is Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson.
Carlson's father's name is Richard Warner Carlson, a former Los Angeles news anchor and U.S. ambassador and mother is Lisa McNear and has a brother Buckley Swanson Peck Carlson. His parents separated while Tucker was 6 years old.
Until the first grade in elementary school, he lived in Laurel Terrace Drive in Studio City before moving to La Jolla, California. There, Tucker Carlson briefly attended La Jolla Country Day School and later graduated from St. George's School in Middletown, Rhode Island.
Then in 1992, Tucker earned a BA in History from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.
As of April 2019, Tucker Carlson’s age is 49 and has a height of 6ft (185 cm).
Well, Carlson is a married man and currently lives with his wife Susan Carlson. The duo married in 1991 and is together ever since. Moreover, the couple shares 4 children, 3 daughters, and 1 son.
Interesting Fact: Back in 2018, a group of Smash Racism D.C. protested outside Carlson house in Washington, D.C. home, however, the police dispersed them within a minute of the response.