Gretchen Carlson Net Worth
Gretchen Carlson net worth and salary: Gretchen Carlson is an American television host who has a net worth of $16 million and annual salary of $1.5 million. Born in Anoka, Minnesota, Gretchen Carlson was an accomplished violinist and won numerous music awards throughout her elementary and high school years. She also went on to win the Miss America title in 1988, where her talent was performing on the violin. She graduated from Stanford University with a degree in Sociology. She began working in broadcasting in the mid-90s, serving as a political reporter and anchor for stations in Richmond, Virginia, Cincinnati and Cleveland, Ohio, and Dallas, Texas. She subsequently began working for CBS News as a correspondent in 2000. This led to a job on the CBS program, "The Early Show", two years later. She began working on "Fox & Friends" as a substitute host, and then became a full co-host in 2006. Carlson was removed from her 2pm show "The Real Story" in June 2016. In July 2016, Gretchen filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Fox News CEO and Chairman Roger Ailes. On September 6, 2016 it was revealed that Gretchen Carlson had received a $20 million settlement from Fox News.