Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson 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. Carlson became a print journalist in the 1990s, writing for the magazine The Weekly Standard. He was a CNN commentator from 2000 to 2005, and co-host of the network's prime-time news debate program Crossfire from 2001 to 2005. He would go on to host the nightly program Tucker on MSNBC from 2005 to 2008. He has been a political analyst for Fox News since 2009, appearing as guest or guest host on various programs before the launch of his current show. In 2010, Carlson co-founded and served as the initial editor-in-chief of the right-wing news and opinion website The Daily Caller, until selling his ownership stake and leaving the site in 2020.
|Born:||Tucker McNear Carlson, May 16, 1969, San Francisco, California, U.S.|
|Education:||Trinity College (BA)|
|Occupation:||Television presenter, commentator, columnist, author|
|Employer:||CNN (2000–2005), MSNBC (2005–2008), Fox News (2009–present)|
|Home town:||La Jolla, San Diego, California, U.S.|
|Television:||Tucker Carlson Tonight|
|Relatives:||Dick Carlson (father)|
|Website:||Tucker Carlson's Official site|
|Twitter:||Tucker Carlson's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Tucker Carlson's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Tucker Carlson's Facebook profile|
|Youtube:||Tucker Carlson's Youtube channel|
|IMDb:||Tucker Carlson's IMDb|
About Tucker Carlson
Editor-in-chief of The Daily Caller and host of MSNBC's Tucker. He's also co-host of CNN's Crossfire and host of Tucker Carlson Tonight.
He graduated from Trinity College, where he studied history.
He has written for numerous publications, including: The New York Times, Esquire, and The Weekly Standard.
He married his college sweetheart Susan Andrews in 1991. They had four children: Lillie, Hopie, Dorothy, and Buckley.
He and screenwriter Peter Shaffer both studied at Trinity College in Connecticut.
Information related to Tucker Carlson
- St. George's School, Newport alumni
- The Weekly Standard people
- 21st-century American Episcopalians
- Television personalities from California
- Cato Institute people
- American anti–illegal immigration activists
- The Heritage Foundation
- Opinion journalists
- 20th-century American Episcopalians
- MSNBC people
- American political journalists
- American broadcast news analysts
- Trinity College (Connecticut) alumni
- Journalists from Washington, D.C.
- Free speech activists
- Fox News people
- American television talk show hosts
- Journalists from California
- CNN people
- Conservatism in the United States