Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson is a television presenter and political commentator. He is also an author and columnist. He was the host of a political talk show, Tucker Carlson Tonight since 2016. In the 1990s, he became a journalist for the weekly standard and in 2000 he was a CNN commentator and also the co-host of a debate program called crossfire till 2005.
Tucker Carlson Net Worth is around $30 Million
Tucker Carlson has an estimated net worth of $30 Million for the year 2020. According to sources, Tucker Carlson has an approximate salary of $6 Million. He also had as much as 26 brands under his wings. However, due to an alleged racist comment, he lost almost all the endorsements and advertisements in a very short period of time.
Why Is Tucker Carlson Facing Backlash?
Tucker Carlson called out Donald Trump’s attorney, Sidney Powell for peddling conspiracy theories about the presidential elections that took place this year. He had constructed his news very well and gave statements to ensure that his viewers should trust him. Due to this he faced a lot of backlash from the supporters of Donald Trump.
Tucker Carlson said,
“If Sidney Powell can prove that technology companies switched millions of votes and stole a presidential election, she will have almost single-handedly uncovered the greatest crime in the history of this country and no one will be more grateful for that than us,” Carlson said with the tone of someone who knows that will never actually happen…”
Tucker Carlson journey of becoming a political commentator
Tucker was the host for the program Tucker for MSNBC from 2005 to 2008. He was a political analyst since 2009 for Fox News and serves as editor-in-chief for the Daily Caller. Tucker Carlson also wrote two books titled Politicians, Partisans and Parasites: My Adventures in Cable News and Ship of Fools: How a Selfish Ruling Class is Bringing America to the Brink of Revolution.
He is a conservative and paleo conservative and has been called a Middle American radical by Park MacDougald. Tucker Carlson is someone who has known to be pro-life and has also said that capital punishment is morally disturbing and that he is not comfortable with a death penalty under any circumstance. He hosts guests who talk about the scientific consensus on climate changes and has also criticized private equity model. He said,
“Take over an existing company for a short period of time, cut costs by firing employees, run up the debt, extract the wealth and move on, sometimes leaving retirees without their earned pensions … Meanwhile, a remarkable number of the companies are now bankrupt or extinct.”
Tucker Carlson and his Personal Life
Tucker McNear Carlson was born on the 16th of May in the year 1969. He was born and raised in San Francisco, California. His father, Richard Warner Carlson was a gonzo reporter. His adoptive father, Richard Carlson who was a wool broker. His mother, Lisa McNear and he also has a younger brother Buckley Peck Carlson. Tucker Carlson is married to Susan Andrews and they got married in 1991 and have four children.
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