1 on The New York Times Best Seller list. ', He was a regular panelist on the ‘MSNBC’ newscast 'Verdict with Dan Abrams.'. [32][20], Carlson began his journalism career as a fact-checker for Policy Review,[20] a national conservative journal then published by The Heritage Foundation and since acquired by the Hoover Institution. "[9] He is also said to have influenced some key policy decisions by Trump. In 2000, Carlson co-hosted the short-lived show The Spin Room on CNN. [23], In 1976, Carlson's parents divorced after the nine-year marriage reportedly "turned sour. [13][14], A vocal opponent of progressivism, Carlson has been called a nationalist. According to 'The New York Times,' ‘CNN's decision was driven by Stewart's intervention. For instance, I'm utterly opposed to abortion, which I think is horrible and cruel. Carlson quit drinking and smoking in the year 2012 because he felt that he had unpleasant mornings and nights. ", "Megyn Kelly Being Replaced by Tucker Carlson at Fox", "Jon Stewart's Wish Fulfilled; 'Crossfire' to Stop 'Hurting America, "CNN Will Cancel 'Crossfire' and Cut Ties to Commentator", "Tucker Carlson Leaving CNN; 'Crossfire's' Demise Likely", "David Gregory Replaces Tucker Carlson on MSNBC Evening Shift", "Tucker Carlson turns 40, moves to Fox News", "Greta Van Susteren Abruptly Leaves Fox News", "Tucker Carlson's Fox News show debuts to phenomenal ratings, beats both CNN and MSNBC combined", "Fox News Ratings Hit Record High In Trump's First Few Months As President", "Fox News Will Replace Bill O'Reilly With Tucker Carlson", "Carlson's ratings on Fox closing in on O'Reilly's", "Fox News tops CNN and MSNBC combined in October cable news ratings", "20-Plus Brands Have Stopped Advertising on Tucker Carlson Tonight After Immigration Comments", "RATINGS The Top Cable News Programs of January 2019 Were, "If Tucker Carlson Keeps Hemorrhaging Advertisers He Might Soon Be Down to Just 'My Pillow, "Without Major Sponsors, Tucker Carlson's Show Leans on Ads for Fox Programming", "Tucker Carlson returns to Fox News -- but advertisers are staying away", "Tucker Carlson Tonight loses advertisers after remarks about "hoax" of white supremacy", "Fox News Ends 2019 with Highest Rated Prime Time Ratings Ever", "Tucker Carlson Is Most-Watched Host In Cable News For Last Week", "Fox News condemns former 'Tucker Carlson Tonight' writer for 'horrific' racist, sexist comments", "Tucker Carlson's writer resigns over racist and sexist posts, the latest trouble for Fox's most controversial star", "Tucker Carlson's top writer resigns after secretly posting racist and sexist remarks in online forum", "Tucker Carlson to Take 'Long-Planned' Vacation After Writer's Resignation", "Tucker Carlson and Neil Patel Author Page", "Mickey Kaus quits Daily Caller after Tucker Carlson pulls critical Fox News column", "Daily Caller's Tucker Carlson takes a stand for censorship", "Fox News Host Tucker Carlson Cuts Ties With Conservative Media Site The Daily Caller", "Politicians, Partisans, and Parasites: My Adventures in Cable News", "Inside Media Matters: Sources, memos reveal erratic behavior, close coordination with White House and news organizations", "Tucker Carlson Gets Two-Book, Eight-Figure Deal", "Fox News star Tucker Carlson exposes 'elites' in new book". He has a net worth of $20 million but his salary is around ‎$6 Million per annum. #Tucker [82][83][84], Early in his career, Carlson espoused a libertarian view of economics. While in the Middle East, he also hosted MSNBC Special Report: Mideast Crisis.

"[140], Of illegal immigration, Carlson said in May 2019, "The flood of illegal workers into the United States has damaged our communities, ruined our schools, burdened our healthcare system and fractured our national unity. He asked rhetorically, "the combined membership of every white supremacist group in America — would they be able to fit inside a college football stadium? As mentioned in his 2003 book, a receptionist had approached him during lunch one day, asking him what he knew about the O.J. "[119][120], Carlson opposes overthrowing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. "[11] Two anonymous sources in the White House told The Washington Post that Carlson's statements had caused President Donald Trump to reconsider his position. He is famous for his part in the Fox News Channel, for being the host and political reporter for a few shows. "[135] In 2018, Carlson suggested that mass immigration makes the United States "dirtier", "poorer" and "more divided.

[104] His name has been tossed into consideration for a potential run for the presidency in 2024, though Carlson has previously denied such intentions. [151], In August 2018, Carlson ran a segment in which he alleged that the South African government was targeting white farmers during its ongoing land reform efforts due to anti-white racism.

Around the same time, Carlson wrote several articles and a book titled 'People vs. Crime: How Citizens Can Restore Order to America's Streets.' Carlson is also fan of the rock band 'Grateful Dead' and has attended several of their concerts. Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Ethnicity, Nationality, Tucker Carlson: Education, School/College University, Tucker Carlson: Professional Life, Career, Tucker Carlson: Rumors, Controversies/Scandal, Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size, Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Mixed(English, German, Scottish, Swiss-Italian, possibly Swedish), View more / View fewer Facts of Tucker Carlson, Political news correspondent, conservative host, Four (Dorothy Carlson, Buckley Carlson, Lillie Carlson, Hopie Carlson).

Carlson argued:[112]. She is of English, German, Scottish, Swiss-Italian, possibly Swedish descent and holds an American nationality. He has been a columnist for New York and Reader's Digest. He also criticized "lunatic Muslims who are behaving like animals," and said that any presidential candidate who vowed to "kill as many of them as [they] can" would be "elected king."

The Washington Post labeled these comments racist.

[71], In February 2012, The Daily Caller published an "investigative series" of articles co-authored by Carlson, purporting to be an insiders' exposé of Media Matters for America (MMfA), the liberal watchdog group that monitors and scrutinizes conservative media outlets, and its founder David Brock. Tucker Carlson was born in San Francisco, the United States on May 16th, 1969. Richard Carls… "[115] In December 2019, he falsely claimed that immigrants were responsible for making the Potomac River "dirtier and dirtier. "[92], Carlson has also praised Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren's economic plan and her book The Two Income Trap as "one of the best books I've ever read on economics. ©2020 FOX News Network, LLC. In addition, he was a feature writer for Reader’s Digest and has composed for Esquire, Republic, The Daily Beast and The New York Times Magazine. [52], In October 2018, Tucker Carlson Tonight was the second-highest rated cable news show in prime time, after The Sean Hannity Show with Sean Hannity, with 3.2 million nightly viewers. When he graduated , he made an excursion to Hartford, Connecticut where he majored in history from Trinity College. In May 2017, on behalf of Carlson, literary and creative agency 'Javelin' signed a two-book deal with the 'Threshold Editions' of the publishing company 'Simon & Schuster.’ The first book in the series, 'Ship of Fools: How a Selfish Ruling Class is Bringing America to the Brink of Revolution,' released in October 2018 and was a “New York Times Best Seller.”. Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson[6] (born May 16, 1969)[7] is an American television presenter, political commentator, author, and columnist who has hosted the nightly political talk show Tucker Carlson Tonight on Fox News since 2016. "[73], In May 2017, Carlson, represented by the literary and creative agency Javelin, signed an eight-figure, two-book deal with Simon & Schuster's Threshold Editions. [183], American conservative political commentator from California. [58][59] At the close of 2019, Carlson's Nielsen ratings among all viewers 25-54 placed him second only to Fox's The Sean Hannity Show among cable news shows. All rights reserved. [110] Carlson has called for the United States to work with Russia in the American-led intervention in the Syrian Civil War against a common enemy like the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS). [87], From 2018 he has promoted a more populist view of economics,[88] attacking libertarianism, and saying "market capitalism is not a religion. He also wrote for Esquire, The Weekly Standard, The New Republic, The New York Times Magazine, and The Daily Beast. But for everyone else, it's infuriating", "Fox News host says Warren 'sounds like Donald Trump at his best, "Tucker Carlson at National Conservatism Conference: Big Business Hates Your Family", "Only 12% of Republican Fox News viewers believe climate change is man-made", "Fox News' Tucker Carlson and Bill Nye got into a heated debate about humans' contribution to climate change", "Bill Nye appears on Fox News and it doesn't go well", "Tucker vs. Bill Nye the Science Guy | Video | RealClearEnergy", "Bill Nye Is Not the Right Guy to Lead the Climate Fight", "Fox News' Tucker Carlson – a registered Democrat – explains why he always votes for the most corrupt mayoral candidate", "Tucker Carlson: 'I Would Be Insane to Run for President, "Tucker Carlson for president? [38], In January 2005, CNN announced that it was ending its relationship with Carlson and would soon cancel Crossfire. In July 2006, he reported live for Tucker from Haifa, Israel, during the 2006 Lebanon War between Israel and Hezbollah in southern Lebanon.



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