Hopie Carlson, ever since her birth is in the media limelight being the daughter of American TV host and political commentator Tucker Carlson. She is the third child of Tucker and his athlete wife Susan Carlson (nee Andrews).

As CNN’s Crossfire host prefers to keep his family life pretty low, the curiosity of fans to dig out the details indeed is surging. Scroll down for answers to queries about Hopie’s personal as well as professional life updates.

Quick Facts
Full NameHopie Carlson
Date of Birth1999
Birth PlaceVirginia, the United States
FatherTucker Carlson
MotherSusan Carlson (nee Andrews)
BrotherBuckley Carlson
SisterLillie and Dorothy
CollegeUniversity of Virginia
Social MediaFacebook

Early Life

Born in 1999 in Virginia, the United States, 22-year-old Hopie Carlson is the third child of Tucker Carlson, the Tucker Carlson Tonight host, and Susan Carlson. She has two sisters: Lillie and Dorothy; and a brother named Buckley.

Lillie, the eldest, born on November 22, 1994, is 27 years old, followed by Buckley, whose age is 24 (born in 1997); he is a graduate of the University of Virginia. The youngest-born, as well as Hopie’s younger sister Dorothy, is a 7th grader at Saint George’s School, as of this writing (mid-2021).

An American by nationality, Hopie got her preliminary education at Saint Patrick’s Episcopal Day School and then enrolled at St. Georges School in Rhode Island. After high school, she went to the University of Virginia and also became a member of the Kappa Alpha Theta fraternity.

Family Background

Speaking more about Hopie Carlson’s family background, not much about her maternal background is yet out. On her paternal side, she is the granddaughter of Dick Carlson (b. 1941), an American journalist and director of the Voice of America during the Cold War. Her paternal grandmother Lisa McNear (1945-2011), was an artist.

Following the divorce of her grandparents (Tucker Carlson’s parents) in 1976, her grandfather married again to Patricia Caroline Swanson, an heiress to Swanson Enterprises. Now, the celebrity kid has two uncles: Peck Carlson and Buckley Swanson Peck Carlson; the latter is also Hopie’s older brother.

Moreover, her great-grandparents were Richard Boynton and Dorothy Anderson, which was ideal to name her younger sister, Dorothy.

Parents Were Sweethearts Since School Days

Hopie’s father and mother were students at a Rhode Island boarding school, St. George’s School. Her mother, Susan, was the headmaster’s daughter. Since their days at school, the two teenagers were in a relationship.

After permission from Susan’s father, the duo married on August 10, 1991; Tucker Carlson was 22 years old at that time. The couple is together ever since and lives in Washington DC with their 4 children.


As of 2021, Hopie Carlson is yet to landed any professional career or neither has opened up about her future plans. Rather, she seems focused on her studies at the moment. While at college, she competed in 500 yards and 100 yards breaststroke events. So, there are speculations if Hopie would connect herself with sports interests.

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Is Hopie Carlson Dating Or Married?

Since she is dealing with media focus from an early age, Hopie does know the way to keep her personal life low-key. Her father Tucker seems quite concerned and protective regarding her love life. In September 2019, during one of his segments, Tucker stated that he ‘would never allow either one of his daughters to go out with a feminist.’

At the moment, there is no official announcement of Hopie Carlson’s married life or husband. Furthermore, she does not have any boyfriend or dating story out in the public.

However, her Facebook account implies that she is married to a woman named Clare Walker. But seems it was just a whim of Hopie. To point out, the alleged marriage date is November 24, 2014; at that time, she was only 15. Moreover, it contradicts Tucker‘s statement of 2019, which possibly stated that none of his daughters were married.

Net Worth

Without any profession revealed, her exact net worth is not out. But she does enjoy a luxurious lifestyle- thanks to her millionaire father Tucker Carlson who owns a $30 million net worth.

From 2001 to 2005, Carlson was CNN commentator and also the co-host of its show Crossfire. Then, after 3 years at night show Tucker on MSNBC (until 2008), he co-founded and served as editor-in-chief of the news website The Daily Caller.

Since 2009, Tucker Carlson is working for Fox News, first as a contributor, and began hosting his own show Tucker Carlson Tonight by 2017. Reportedly, he earns a salary of $6 million per year from Fox. Hopie’s mother Susan Carlson (nee Andrews) is an athlete and represented the US in Olympics ’92 and Olympics 2000.

House Ownership

Currently, Hopie Carlson lives in Washington DC. According to Celebrity Net Worth, her father traded his $4 million property for a $2 million house in Kent, Washington D.C. in 2011.

In November 2017, Tucker sold that house for $2.04 million, after buying another home in the same neighborhood of Kent for $3.895 million in July 2017. Furthermore, he snagged off $2.9 million for a property in Gasparilla Island in Florida in early 2020.

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