Elizabeth Tilson Biography

Updated On May 13, 2019 Published On Jun 10, 2017
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Elizabeth Tilson is an American publisher and a journalist who is best known for being the wife of FOX's CEO late Roger Ailes. Apart from her marriage Elizabeth has also made name for herself as the owner of Hudson Valley Freedom Press.

Elizabeth Tilson's early life

Elizabeth Tilson was born in the December of 1960 in the United States. She has not revealed the name of her parents. She is an American by birth and her ethnicity is white.


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Talking about her education Elizabeth studied at the Southern Connecticut State University.

Elizabeth Tilson professional career

Speaking about the early career of Elizabeth, she was previously a publisher of two newspapers, The Putnam County News and Putnam County Courier which was owned by his husband Ailes.

Now she is one of the successful broadcaster veterans of NBC, CNBC, and MSNBC.

Elizabeth Tilson's married life

 She was a married woman until her husband Roger Ailes was alive. Both got married 20 years ago and has a teen son named Zachary.

Her husband Roger was a very controversial man and was well-known for his career in the FOX. Along with Elizabeth, he was also married twice before.

Before the death of her husband, they reside in hilltop home made of Adirondack River Stone with their son.

Elizabeth Tilson's net worth

According to some sources, she owns Hudson Valley Freedom Press. Her exact figure of net worth is not revealed in the media but we can assume that her net worth is in millions of dollars.

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Born in United States OF America.


Elizabeth Tilson was born in the Unites States of America in 1960 to her parents. She is former TV executive who is an owner and publisher of Local  New York State newspapers “Putnam County and Recorder” and “Putnam County Courier."

Married Roger

February 14 , 1998

Elizabeth Tilson married an American television executive and media consultant Roger Ailes on February 14, 1998. The couple is blessed with one son named, Zachary. The couple shared beautiful time with each other before the death of Roger.

Tilson a Publisher


Elizabeth Tilson’s late husband Ailes bought the Putnam County News and Recorder and made her the paper’s publisher. Further, Ailes also bought Putnam County Courier where Tilson herself was a publisher.

Death of his Husband


Elizabeth Tilson husband Roger Ailes  died on May 18, 2017, in Palm Beach, Florida due to falling and hitting his head at his home. Tilson announced her late husband death in a statement on the Drudge Report.