Tucker Carlson

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Tucker Carlson
Carlson in 2020
Tucker McNear Carlson[1]

(1969-05-16) May 16, 1969 (age 54)
EducationTrinity College (BA)
  • Television journalist
  • commentator
  • columnist
  • author
Political partyRepublican[2]
Susan Andrews (m. 1991)
RelativesDick Carlson (father)
WebsiteOfficial website

Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson[4] (born May 16, 1969)[5] is an American television host and conservative political commentator who hosted Tucker Carlson Tonight [en] on Fox News from 2016 to 2023.[6] He is a contributing editor for The Weekly Standard.[7] He started his television career as a political analyst for the Cable News Network (CNN) and also a host on that network, co-hosting The Spin Room and Crossfire.[8] He left CNN in 2004. He then started hosting a show on MSNBC.[9] Carlson co-founded The Daily Caller, funded by Foster Friess.[10] He then co-hosted a weekend morning talk show on Fox News Channel. [11] On April 24, 2023, he was fired from Fox News.[12]

Tucker was born in San Francisco and grew up in Carlsbad, California.[13]

In 2006, he was a contestant on Dancing with the Stars.[14] He was the first person eliminated from the competition.[15]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Bickel v. Carlson (In re Estate of Vaughan), F077628 | Casetext Search + Citator". casetext.com. Archived from the original on September 6, 2019. Retrieved September 6, 2019.
  2. "Tucker Carlson Profile". The Hill. Archived from the original on April 1, 2020. Retrieved March 3, 2021.
  3. Continetti, Matthew (June 1, 2019). "Making Sense of the New American Right". National Review. Archived from the original on August 5, 2020. Retrieved August 3, 2020.
  4. Plott, Elaina (December 15, 2019). "What Does Tucker Carlson Believe?". The Atlantic. Archived from the original on July 26, 2020. Retrieved July 22, 2020.
  5. "Watch Tucker Carlson on DIRECTV | DIRECTV". Archived from the original on July 21, 2020. Retrieved July 21, 2020.
  6. "Making Sense of the New American Right". National Review. June 1, 2019.
  7. Lenz, Lyz (September 5, 2018). "The mystery of Tucker Carlson". cjr.org. Columbia Journalism Review. Retrieved March 26, 2019.
  9. http://www.foxnews.com/on-air/personalities/tucker-carlson/bio/#s=a-d
  10. Sanneh, Kelefa (April 10, 2017). "Tucker Carlson's Fighting Words". The New Yorker. Retrieved March 26, 2019.
  11. http://www.foxnews.com/on-air/personalities/tucker-carlson/bio/
  12. Simonetti, Isabella. "Tucker Carlson Is Leaving Fox News". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 2023-04-24.
  13. "Tucker Carlson Biography". TV Guide. Retrieved 11 July 2013.
  14. "Tucker Carlson To Be Contestant On Dancing With The Stars". Retrieved 11 July 2013.[permanent dead link]
  15. "Dancing With The Stars Results – Tucker Carlson Eliminated". Archived from the original on 2 April 2011. Retrieved 11 July 2013.

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