Tucker Carlson, the anti-immigration Fox News anchor has become a favorite of White Supremacists. Carlson’s career in the news industry is nothing short of a film story. From being rejected by the CIA to being taken down by Jon Stewart during the debate to being a contestant on DWTS and then as a correspondent for FOX News, Carlson’s life has everything to it. Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson was born on 16 May 1969, in San Francisco, California USA, and is known for being a political correspondent and personality on television, as well as a journalist. Therefore, let’s dig into the life of Tucker Carlson to know more about his career as a political commentator and a talk show host.
Tucker Carlson’s Net Worth is estimated at over $10M
Tucker currently serves as the co-creator and editor-in-chief for the political news website called The Daily Caller. Several journalists and personalities from different news stations and networks contribute to the site which aims to bring different perspectives and breaking stories not necessarily tied to an ideology. Carlson’s net worth is estimated at over $10M, most of which is attributed to his journalistic, news, and political endeavors.
Tucker Carlson: Unfiltered
Carlson started his journalism career after graduating in 1992 from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut with a BA in history. He became a member of the editorial staff for the national conservative journal entitled Policy Review, and later found opportunities working as a reporter for the Arkansas Democrat–Gazette and The Weekly Standard. Tucker’s first came under the public spotlight after he was hired by CNN, and co-hosted the show “Crossfire”, basically representing the political right-wing. He was also given another opportunity at PBS, where he was in charge of hosting the show entitled “Tucker Carlson: Unfiltered”.
One of the highest-rated and significant episodes of “Crossfire” was the heated debate that took place between Tucker Carlson and Jon Stewart in 2004. The debate led to several rumors being swirled around and was also considered by many as one of the major reasons behind the show’s cancellation. But Carlson denied the rumors by judging them as baseless and illogical. However, the latter did confirm that the strain between his relationship with CNN was already in place before the debate.