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Gretchen Carlson Net Worth

Gretchen Carlson Net Worth is
$6 Million

Gretchen Carlson's salary
$800,000

Gretchen Carlson Bio/Wiki 2017

Gretchen Carlson Net Worth $25 Million

American TV personality Gretchen Carlson has an estimated net worth of $2.5 million in 2013. Along with Brian Kilmeade and Steve Doocy, Carlson now serves as one of the hosts of Fox & Friends,a morning show aired on Fox News. Gretchen Elizabeth Carlson was born on June 21, 1966 in Anoka, Minnesota,U.S. She is a graduate of Sociology at Stanford University. The couple has two kids together. Along with Russ Mitchell, Gretchen Carlson served as one of the anchors ofSaturdayEarly Show. In 2000, she became a correspondent for CBS News and two years later, she started working on The Early Show. She has also worked as a reporter and weekend anchor for KXAS-TV. She was also a reporter and anchor in Cleveland-based WOIO-TV, at the same time as Cincinnati’s WCPO-TV. Initially, Carlson was hired by Fox & Friends as a weekend substitute host. Finally, Carlson was chosen to co-host the show along with Doocy and Kilmeade.

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Quick Facts

Full NameGretchen Carlson
Net Worth$2.5 million
Date Of BirthJune 21, 1966
Height1.6 m
ProfessionTV Journalist, Actor
EducationAnoka High School, University of Oxford, Stanford University
NationalityAmerican
SpouseCasey Close
ChildrenChristian Close, Kaia Close
ParentsKaren Carlson, Lee Carlson
SiblingsKris Carlson Germain
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NominationsNews & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast, News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a Regularly Scheduled Newscast
MoviesThe Persecuted
TV ShowsFox & Friends, The Real Story, The Early Show, CBS Evening News, Miss America


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Her father, Lee Carlson, celebrated his 80th birthday on April 26, 2014.
2Lives in Connecticut with her husband and their children.
3She and her friend, Eric Bolling, were both married on the same date, October 4, 1997.
4Recovering from lime disease [August 27, 2013].
5Began her own Fox News Channel talk show, The Real Story W/Gretchen Carlson (2013), in Fall, 2013 after she was replaced on Fox and Friends (1998) by Elisabeth Hasselbeck [July 9, 2013].
6First met Patrick McEnroe when they were both attending Stanford University.
7Met future husband, Casey Close, on a blind date.
8Had a Russell terrier as a pet.
9In 1984, was elected as one of the Anoka High School homecoming attendants and was named Miss Teen Minnesota and was first runner-up in the 1984 Miss Teen USA national competition.
10Her parents are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary [May 20, 2011].
11Received the March of Dimes' Volunteer Honor Award on September 30, 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia.
12Her parents' GM dealership in Anoka, Minnesota, Lee Carlson's Main Motors, has not been reinstated as of March 11, 2010.
13Favorite TV shows are Hart to Hart (1979), Underdog (1964) and Mad Men (2007).
14Her family's General Motors auto dealership received a letter notifying it to close by late 2010 [June 2009].
15Her father, Lee Carlson, celebrated his 75th birthday on April 26, 2009.
16Recuperating from shoulder surgery in January, 2009 [February 7, 2009].
17Graduated from Anoka-Hennepin School District 11's Anoka High School, where she was the 1984 class valedictorian.
18Before coming to Fox News in 2006, she joined CBS News as a correspondent in 2000 and then began working on Saturday Early Show (1997) as a co-anchor in 2002.
19When they were younger, Gretchen and her sister played violin and cello, respectively, for five Christmas services at the church where their grandfather was a minister.
20Her family has a General Motors auto dealership in Anoka, Minnesota. It has been in the Carlson family for 90 years [2009].
21National celebrity spokesperson for the March of Dimes, since 2002.
22Of Swedish descent.
23Her husband, Casey Richard Close, is a sports agent, whose clientèle include Ryan Howard, Derek Jeter and Josh Hamilton. His hometown is Columbus, Ohio.
24One of her babysitters was Rep. Michele Bachmann.
25Favorite pro football team is the Minnesota Vikings.
26Was a middle child in her family.
27Has a son, Christian Close, 6, and a daughter, Kaia Close, (born May 17, 2003) [2009].
28Her sister, Kris Carlson Germain, and brother-in-law, Henry Germain, are adopting a child from Guatemala [November 21, 2007]. They already have two children.
29Mother is Karen Carlson.
30Has an older sister (by three years), Kris Carlson Germain (born on January 17, 1964), and two brothers.
31Miss Minnesota 1988.
321990 honors graduate of Stanford University, with a degree in sociology (organizational behavior). Also, studied at Oxford University in England.
33Miss America 1989. First classical violinist to be crowned Miss America. Her platform was to promote the arts.


Quotes

#Quote
1I wanted to see how much of an insult it was to be called an ignoramus. I didn't know what it meant; I just Googled it. For all of you out there who don't know what "ignoramus" is, it's an ignorant lawyer.


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Filmography

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
House of Cards2016TV SeriesGretchen Carlson
Persecuted2014/ITV Anchor

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The View2014-2017TV SeriesHerself - Guest Co-Hostess / Herself - Author, Getting Real / Herself
Today2017TV SeriesHerself
20/202016TV Series documentaryHerself
The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson2013-2016TV SeriesHerself - Hostess / Herself
CBS This Morning2016TV SeriesHerself
Entertainment Tonight2015-2016TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Hostess, The Real Story
Fox and Friends2008-2016TV SeriesHerself - Co-Hostess / Herself - Co-Host / Herself / ...
The O'Reilly Factor2008-2016TV SeriesHerself / Herself ('Did You See That?')
Home & Family2015-2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest Co-Hostess / Herself - Author, Getting Real
Red Eye w/Tom Shillue2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest Panelist
The Greg Gutfeld Show2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest Panelist
Praise the Lord2015TV SeriesHerself
Inside Edition2015TV Series documentaryHerself - Author, Getting Real
Marcus & Joni2015TV SeriesHerself
The Joni Show2015TV SeriesHerself
Media Buzz2014-2015TV SeriesHerself - Hostess, The Real Story / Herself
Huckabee2013-2014TV SeriesHerself - Actress / Herself
Fox News2012-2013TV SeriesHerself
Stossel2013TV SeriesHerself
Studio B2012-2013TV SeriesHerself
The 2013 Miss America Pageant2013TV Special documentaryHerself
The 2011 Miss America Pageant2011TV MovieHerself
Miss America2010TV SpecialHerself
Hannity2009TV SeriesHerself
The Live Desk2008TV SeriesHerself
CMT: Greatest Miss America Moments2006TV SpecialHerself
Saturday Early Show2005TV SeriesHerself
Jeopardy!2004TV SeriesHerself - Guest Contestant
VH1 Goes Inside2003TV Series documentaryHerself
Fox News Live2000TV SeriesAnchor (weekend)
The Early Show1999TV SeriesHerself Correspondent (2004-2005)
70th Annual Miss America Pageant1990TV SpecialHerself
The New Hollywood Squares1989TV SeriesHerself
Late Night with David Letterman1988TV SeriesHerself - Guest

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Extra2016TV SeriesHerself
Entertainment Tonight2015-2016TV SeriesHerself
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore2016TV SeriesHerself
Media Buzz2015-2016TV SeriesHerself - Hostess, The Real Story / Herself
The Greg Gutfeld Show2015TV SeriesHerself - Hostess, The Real Story
The O'Reilly Factor2015TV SeriesHerself - Hostess, The Real Story
Inside Edition2014-2015TV Series documentaryHerself - Hostess, The Real Story / Herself
Breakthrough Energy Movement Conference 20122012TV SeriesHerself
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