Tucker Carlson

Political Commentator
Born May 16, 1969

Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson is an American political news correspondent and libertarian conservative commentator for the Fox News Channel. He is co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Daily Caller. He is a senior fellow of the Cato Institute and formerly co-hosted CNN's Crossfire and MSNBC's Tucker.… Read More

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1969 Birth Born on May 16, 1969.


2000 31 Years Old 1 More Event
Carlson got his television start in 2000 as co-host of The Spin Room opposite Bill Press. … Read More
2004 35 Years Old One of Carlson's most memorable appearances on Crossfire was his October 2004 heated exchange with Jon Stewart, host of The Daily Show on Comedy Central, prior to the 2004 presidential election. … Read More
In January 2005, CNN announced they were ending their relationship with Carlson and would soon cancel Crossfire.
2006 37 Years Old 1 More Event
Carlson had also hosted a late afternoon weekday wrap-up for MSNBC during the 2006 Winter Olympics, during which he attempted to learn how to play various Olympic sports.
On May 3, 2007, Carlson interviewed Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul and recalled voting for Paul in 1988 when he was running as the Libertarian Party presidential candidate. … Read More
2008 39 Years Old On September 2, 2008, Carlson participated in Ron Paul's Campaign for Liberty Rally for the Republic in Minneapolis, as the first speaker to introduce the rally and also acted as the MC by introducing nearly every guest speaker.


2009 40 Years Old On February 23, 2009, Carlson was introduced as a senior fellow for the Cato Institute. … Read More
2010 41 Years Old On January 11, 2010, Carlson and former vice president Dick Cheney aide Neil Patel launched a political news website titled The Daily Caller. … Read More
2014 45 Years Old He now wears long neckties on the air, and on the February 28, 2014, edition of The Alex Jones Show, while talking about his reasons for returning to wearing a long necktie, Carlson said that "if you wear a bow tie, it's like wearing a middle finger around your neck; you're just inviting scorn and ridicule... the number of people screaming the F-word at me... it wore me down after a while so I gave in and became conventional." … Read More
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