Tucker Carlson

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Tucker Carlson
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Carlson at CPAC in February 2012.
Born
Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson

(1969-05-16) May 16, 1969 (age 50)
OccupationNews anchor, Commentator, Pundit, columnist
Spouse(s)Susan Andrews (1991 - 2017) Piggy Pierce (2018 - present)
Websitedailycaller.com

Tucker Carlson (born May 16, 1969) is an American political news and libertarian conservative commentator for Fox News. He is a contributing editor for The Weekly Standard.[1] 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.[2] He left CNN in 2004. He then started hosting a show on MSNBC.[3] Carlson co-founded The Daily Caller, funded by Foster Friess.[4] He currently co-hosts a weekend morning talk show on Fox News Channel. [5]

Tucker was born in San Francisco and grew up in Carlsbad, California.[6]

In 2006, he was a contestant on Dancing with the Stars.[7] He was the first person eliminated from the competition. [8]

References[change | change source]

  1. Lenz, Lyz (September 5, 2018). "The mystery of Tucker Carlson". cjr.org. Columbia Journalism Review. Retrieved March 26, 2019.
  2. "CNN ONLINE PRESS KIT - AMERICA VOTES 2004 - CNN BIOS, PHOTOS AND INTERVIEW AVAILABILITY". www.cnn.com.
  3. http://www.foxnews.com/on-air/personalities/tucker-carlson/bio/#s=a-d
  4. Sanneh, Kelefa (April 10, 2017). "Tucker Carlson's Fighting Words". The New Yorker. Retrieved March 26, 2019.
  5. http://www.foxnews.com/on-air/personalities/tucker-carlson/bio/
  6. "Tucker Carlson Biography". TV Guide. Retrieved 11 July 2013.
  7. "Tucker Carlson To Be Contestant On Dancing With The Stars". Retrieved 11 July 2013.
  8. "Dancing With The Stars Results – Tucker Carlson Eliminated". Retrieved 11 July 2013.

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