Tucker Carlson, Is One Of The Top Paid Reporters-How Much Is His Net Worth?Details Of His Income Sources And Assets

News by Bryan Published on 30 Oct,2018 Updated on 23 Sep,2019

Tucker Carlson is a conservative political analyst for Fox News who is also a co-founder of the website The Daily Caller where he previously worked as editor-in-chief.    

Carlson is one of the top paid reporters on TV who has maintained his excellence in news reporting and journalism. Let's have an overview of the net worth of this successful personality, including the details of his career and achievements.       

Tucker Carlson, Is One Of The Top Paid Reporters-How Much Is His Net Worth? 

As of 2019, Tucker Carlson has an estimated net worth of $20 million. according to celebrity net worth, in 2019. Moreover, the TV personality is paid $6 million annually. His source of income includes his salary and earnings from his career as a conservative political commentator, reporter, author, and columnist.    

Prior to Fox News, the media personality also serves as a host for CNN’s Crossfire and MSNBC’s Tucker. Although the commentator’s exact amount of salary from the channels is still missing, he is surely paid over the national average of $84,200-$100,000

Carlson also authored 2 books: Politicians, Partisans and Parasites: My Adventures in Cable News (2003) and Ship of Fools: How a Selfish Ruling Class is Bringing America to the Brink of Revolution (2018). He made $10 million deal for his two books too. 

Houses And Cars

After having such a tremendous amount of net worth, Tucker owns several millionare duplexes all over the United States. In September 2017, Carlson sold his mansion in Kent for $2.04 million. He decided to sell this home after he purchased another house in the same area for a whopping $3,895,000 two months earlier in July 2017.     

CAPTION: Tucker Carlson has an estimated net worth of $16 million SOURCE: Kosu

Carlson’s former Patridge Lane NW house spread up to 5,000 square. It consists of a total of five and a half bathrooms and seven bedrooms. It was purchased by Tucker back in April 2011.  

CAPTION: Tucker Carlson's former Patridge Lane NW house SOURCE: The Celebs Closet

Moving on, Carlson's new home appears better than any he has ever owned. The house is pretty lavish filled with expensive antiques. The area spreads up to 7,400 square feet and consists of six and a half bathrooms and five bedrooms.  

The main features of the house include a gourmet kitchen, outdoor swimming pools, and coffered ceilings. Moreover, the well-decorated multiple fireplaces have added beauty in the house. It consists of a home gym as well.  

The journalist currently resides in New York. He bought a luxury apartment in 2016 whose current market value is estimated to be $650,000.  

Meanwhile, the car collection of Carlson is not quite huge. He owns few of the best luxury cars in the world, most notably Bentley and Mercedes.  

Tucker Carlson's Career And Achievements

Tucker Carlson entered into the field of journalism as a fact-checker in a conservative journal, Policy Review. He joined The Weekly Standard in 1995 as a reporter. Five years later, he joined CNN in 2000 where he hosted the show titled The Spin Room. Later in 2001, he hosted an American nightly current events debate program called Crossfire.    

Tucker's contract with CNN expired in 2005 and he made his way to MSNBC. In 2006, he live-hosted Lebanon War between Israel and Hezbollah in southern Lebanon and MSNBC Special Report: Mideast Crisis.    

CAPTION: American Conservative Political Commentator Tucker Carlson SOURCE: Fox News Insider

Carlson worked for three years in MSNBC, later joining the Fox News in 2008 as a News Contributor. Two years later in 2010, he created FNC: Fighting For Our Children's Mind. Moreover, he began hosting his show, Tucker Carlson Tonight in Fox News from 2016 which helped him make his mark in the industry.   

Tucker provided analysis for the 2012 Presidential Election and the American Election Headquarters in 2016 as well as the 2014 midterm election.

Tucker Carlson Tonight was the third highest-rated cable news until March 2018. He interviewed American President Donald Trump, discussing his meeting with the Russian President Vladimir Putin on July 2018.

Tucker Carlson: Quick Facts

  • Born on 16th May 1969 in San Francisco, California.
  • His birth sign is Taurus.
  • His parents are Richard Warner Carlson and Lisa McNear Lombardi.
  • His mother left the family wanting to pursue a Bohemian lifestyle when he was six years old.
  • He has a younger brother named Buckley Swanson Peck Carlson.
  • He went to La Jolla Country Day School and St. George's School.
  • He is the Editor-in-chief of The Daily Caller and host of MSNBC's Tucker.
  • He hosts Tucker Carlson Tonight who previously co-hosted CNN's Crossfire.
  • He graduated from Trinity College in 1992 with a B.A. in history.
  • He has written for several publications which include Esquire, The New York Times, and The Weekly Standard.
  • He married his college sweetheart Susan Andrews in 1991 with whom he shares four children named Lillie Carlson, Hopie Carlson, Dorothy Carlson, and Buckley Carlson.