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Gretchen Carlson is known as an American television commentator, journalist, and author. She is most famous for being included in Time Magazine's 2017 100 Most Influential People In The World.

Background and Age

Gretchen Elizabeth Carlson was born on June 21, 1966, in Anoka, Minnesota. She was born to her folks Karen Barbara and Lee Roy Carlson. She was raised nearby her two brothers and a sister by their Lutheran guardians who imparted in them the faith of the Lutheran church. Gretchen went to Anoka High School and was well known in school for her splendor and beauty. In 1984, she earned a valedictorian title and was additionally chosen to be the Anoka Homecoming queens. In 1988, Carlson proceeded to challenge in the Miss Minnesota beauty expo and won. She at that point proceeded to win the Miss America title for her state. She went to Stanford University and studied until she graduated.

Married, Husband and Kids

Gretchen lives with her significant other Casey Close and their two children in Greenwich, Connecticut. Casey works as a sports agent and is used to the lifestyle that his wife endures. He can sympathize with her because he sees the struggles that the athletes he represents have to deal with.

Career and Net Worth

Gretchen's career started when she joined CBS News as a reporter in the year 2000. Before then she worked for KXAS-TV in Texas as an end of the week anchor and columnist. She served under similar positions at WOIO-TV in Cleveland and furthermore for WCPO-TV, Cincinnati. Carlson started working as a co-anchor on CBS' The Early Show in 2002 and was highly perceived for her performance on the show.

Carlson's agreement with Fox News purportedly lapsed in 2016 and in July that same year, the former Miss America took to her Twitter page to declare that she had left Fox. Around the same time, she made the declaration, reports spread rapidly that Carlson had recorded a sexual harassment claim against Roger Ailes, the Fox News executive. Six other ladies likewise approached at an opportunity to blame the Fox News Chairman for explicitly harassing them.

Carlson was everywhere throughout the news following the news and she utilized her prevalence to contact her fans and different victims of rape through live stream recordings from her Twitter account. She offered to back and help to victims of abuse, encouraging them to stay solid. After a long tussle, Roger Ailes resigned as administrator of Fox News in July 2016, and Carlson was paid $20 million.

Date modified: May 26, 2020
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