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Fox News' Tucker Carlson's Success As A Journalist: How Much Is His Net Worth & Salary?

Updated On 24 Jun, 2018 Published On

Tuning into Fox News Channel at 8 p.m. shall get you to the Tucker Carlson Tonight, hosted by Tucker Carlson, which contains issues that do not get much coverage in other parts of the media. Tucker Carlson is a Veteran political journalist who previously hosted MSNBC's Tucker and has also co-hosted CNN's Crossfire.

There are a few people who can tackle the heart of issues the way Tucker can do which is why his show is popular among the viewers. Learn more about the commentator's career and net worth.

Evolution of Journalism: Tucker's Career

At the beginning of his career, Carlson was a member of the editorial staff of Policy Review, a national conservative journal then published by The Heritage Foundation. He then got the chance to work as a reporter at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette newspaper in Little Rock, Arkansas.

He has worked as a newspaper as well as a magazine journalist and has reported from around the world.

Tucker has worked for some of the top publication of America which includes Esquire, The Weekly Standard, The New Republic, The New York Times Magazine and The Daily Beast. His television start was as a co-host of The Spin Room opposite Bill Press in 2000.

CAPTION: Young Tucker Carlson
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Tucker was the youngest anchor in CNN when he joined it. He was appointed as the co-host of Crossfire in 2001. Crossfire was canceled in 2005 but was relaunched in 2013 with Van Jones,  S. E. Cupp, Newt Gingrich, and Stephanie Cutter as the hosts.

After his time in CNN, Tucker moved to MSNBC where he hosted Tucker. His show did not last for a long time and was canceled due to low ratings in a little less of three season.

Tucker was announced to be hired by Fox News in May 2009. He co-hosted many shows in the channel before getting his own show Tucker Carlson Tonight.

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Tucker has had a few entertaining moments in his career as well. He was one of the participants in the ABC show Dancing With the Stars. He stated that the choice to do the show was to keep his life interesting.

Tucker's current show is one of Fox's most successful shows and it is dominating the 8 p.m. competition in total viewers. 

Net Worth of The Veteran Journalist Tucker Carlson

Tucker has been earning high ratings through his show ie. Tucker Carlson Tonight, and there is no doubt that Fox News Channel wants him at the most.

Though his salary has not been announced to the public, it is a safe assumption that he earns somewhere between 6 to 7 figures in a year.

CAPTION: The Carlson House
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In September 2017, Tucker was reported to have sold his old home in Kent for a big sum of $2.04 million. However, he had already purchased a house for an even bigger price of $3,895,000 in July of 2017, prior to selling his old house. He lives with his wife Susan Carlson in the house that they have brought.

Tucker has also written an autobiography whose revenue is also said to have been in the millions. With all the income that he has, the net worth of this 49 years old journalist is $16 million.