Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson is an American conservative television host and political commentator who has hosted the nightly political talk show Tucker Carlson Tonight on Fox News since 2016. Carlson became a print journalist in the 1990s, writing for The Weekly Standard.

Tucker Carlson, he is currently facing it rough with the pentagon after he alleged that the idea of women serving the army is “mockery”.

As expected from majority of the media personalities, controversy is their middle name. Carlson recently made a comment on female military officials that did not end up well. In his ranting, Tucker said that women in “maternity flight suits” is a disgrace to the United States of America army.


In a comparison with the Chinese army, Tucker argued that America was trying to make their army feminine while other nations were making theirs masculine. Military leaders, veterans and veterans groups are slamming the Fox News anchor for his mean statement on women.

   Tucker Carlson age and Early life

Tucker was born on 16th May 1969 and is aged 51 at the time of this post’s publication in 2021.

Carlson was born in San Francisco, California. He is the elder son of Richard Warner Carlson, a former reporter, who became the director of the Voice of America, president of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting,, and the USA Ambassador to Seychelles  Carlson’s mother was artist Lisa McNear.


Carlson has a brother, Buckley Peck Carlson (later, Buckley Swanson Peck Carlson), who is nearly two years younger. Carlson’s paternal grandparents were Richard Boynton and Dorothy Anderson, teenagers who placed his father in an orphanage, where he was adopted when he was two years old by the Carlsons. Richard Carlson’s adoptive father was a Wool Broker.

Tucker Carlson with his brother Buckley

In 1976, Carlson’s parents divorced after the nine-year marriage reportedly “turned sour. Carlson’s father was granted custody of Tucker and his brother. Carlson’s mother left the family when he was six, wanting to pursue a “Bohemian” lifestyle.

In 1979, Carlson’s father married divorcée Patricia Caroline Swanson.

         Education background

When Carlson was in first grade, his father moved Tucker and his brother to La Jolla, California, and raised them there. In La Jolla, Carlson attended La Jolla Country Day School.

Carlson was briefly enrolled at College Du Raman, a boarding school in Switzerland, but says he was “kicked out”.  He attained his secondary education at St. Georges School, a boarding school in Middletown, Rhode Island. Tucker then went to Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, where he graduated in 1991 with a Bachelor of Arts in history.  After college, Carlson tried to join the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), but his application was denied, after which he decided to pursue a career in journalism with the encouragement of his father.

 Tucker Carlson Career

Carlson began his media career as a fact-checker for Policy review, before joining The Weekly Standard News Magazine in 1995.

Between 2000-2005, Tucker worked at CNN hosting several shows and political debates as he is a staunch politician.

Tucker Carlson left CNN for MSNBC where he worked from 2005-2008. During that period, Tucker also had some out-of-television performances where he contested in the reality show, Dancing with the Stars.

Currently, Tucker hosts a Television show for Fox News Channel known as Tucker Carlson Tonight.

A poster for the Tucker Carlson Tonight show on Fox News Channel.

Is Tucker Carlson married?  Wife and Children.

Carlson is married to Susan Carlson.

Tucker Carlson with His wife Sarah Andrews

The two met while in high school at St. George’s School and were married in 1991 in the high school chapel. The couple was blessed with 4 children, Hopie, Lillie, Buckley, and Dorothy.


  Tucker Carlson Net worth

Tucker Carlson has a salary of $6 Million as at of 2020. he has an estimated net worth of about $30 million.


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