Gretchen Carlson

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Quick Facts

Date of Birth June 21, 1966
Nationality American
Profession Television Personality
Working for Fox News daytime show The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson
Ethnicity White
Marital Status Married
Spouse Casey Close
Married on 1997
Children(s) Kaia Close (Daughter) Christian Close (Son)
Qualification Graduation
Education at University of Oxford, Stanford University
Net Worth(s) $2.5 million in 2013
Name on Birth Gretchen Elizabeth Carlson
Divorce Not Yet
Height 1.60m
Weight 56 kg (approx.)
Religion Christian
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Gray
Twitter @GretchenCarlson
Body Measurements 36B - 30 - 40 inch. (bra size)
Age 56 Years

Gretchen Elizabeth Carlson is an American television personality, who hosts the Fox News daytime show ‘The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson’ on weekdays.


American television personality and anchor Gretchen Carlson was born on June 21, 1966 in Anoka, Minnesota, USA as Gretchen Elizabeth Carlson.


Carlson was grown up in Anoka, Minnesota. One of her childhood nannies was Michele Bachmann, who became Republican congresswoman in the future.Since her childhood, she is affectionate of music and musical instruments like cello and violin , Carlson was a talented violinist, and won numerous local and national competitions. She performed as a soloist with the Minnesota Orchestra when she was in the 8th grade and was the Concertmistress for the Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphony.

School College

Carlson graduated from Stanford University in 1990, with a degree in sociology (organizational behavior). She also studied abroad at Oxford University.

In September 2011, she was named to the inaugural class of the Anoka High School Hall of Fame.

Father, Mother, brother and sister

Her mother is Karen Carlson. She has an older sister, Kris Carlson Germain, and two brothers.

Career and struggle

Before joining Fox news channel, she worked in several TV stations such as WOIO-TV, KXAS-TV, and WCPO-TV. She joined CBS news as a correspondent and appeared in “The Early Show” in 2002. She covered major news which includes 9/11 attack, Columbia space shuttle and other events while working for CBS. Carlson is also known for interviewing former first Lady Laura Bush for many times in the show. In 2005 June, Carlson joined Fox News Channel (FNC) and started to appear in “Fox and Friends” and the program was based on the talks of politics and culture trend where famous personalities are invited for interview.

Carlson continued the program “Fox and Friends“ for seven years and in 2013 she announced she would leave the show to anchor other program. She co-hosted the “Earth Night” with Billy O’Reilly regarding the Culture Warrior. She also did the live coverage about the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte and the Republican National Convention from Tampo. She made a report of the Royal Wedding live from Westminster Abbey. In 2008 during the presidential election she took an interview with all the candidates such as President Barack Obama, Hilary Clinton, John McCain, Fred Thompson, Mitt Romney, Rudy Giuliani and Mike Huckabee.

Husband, Marriage and Divorce

On October 4, 1997, Carlson married sports agent Casey Close. They are the parents of two children.They reside in Greenwich, Connecticut with their two children.

Hot pictures

Though she is about to complete a half century of her lifetime, she still looks hot and her pictures can be found all over the internet.Her swim suits pictures are still available in her official and personal websites.

Height, weight and age

The enduring beauty with Gretchen Carlson beautiful pair of legs and feet has won the heart of millions of her fans and followers.She is 160 centimeters tall, which is a nice height. It suits her personality very well.

Body Measurements

Gretchen Carlson’s measurements are 36-30-40 in inches, which is 80-65-90 in centimeters. She has a good looking legs and feet.She has been valued and honored by numerous of the critics and magazines for her elasticity, her sense of humor and her stunning looks and her hot and slim legs.

Nationality, Ethnicity

She is an American citizen and she belongs to white ethnicity.

Net Worth, Salary and income

Gretchen Carlson is a television host with a net worth of $2.5 million dollars.She has capitalized her fame by gaining a praiseworthy salary and a net worth to follow her celebrity status.

Award and Achievement

Carlson is the recipient of the American Women in Radio and Television "Best Series" award for her 30-part series on domestic violence. She also won two National Emmy awards for her work at CBS News. Before beginning her career in television, she was the first classical violinist to be crowned as Miss America.

Job and future

It seems like she has a bright future in TV journalism and will do good in the future.Her fans and followers can follow her in different social networking sites like Google, wiki, instagram, facebook etc.

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