Who Is the Host of Fox News Primetime?

The host of Fox News Primetime is currently Tucker Carlson.

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Tucker Carlson

Carlson is the eldest son of Richard Warner Carlson, who was the Los Angeles news anchor for the then-independent KTLA-TV. As a teenager, he attended St. George’s School in Newport, Rhode Island. He continued his education at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, where he was a member of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity.

Early life and education

Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson was born on May 16, 1969, in San Francisco, California,[2][3] the elder son of Richard Warner Carlson, a former Los Angeles news anchor and United States ambassador to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations during the Reagan administration,[4][5] and Lisa McNear Lombardi.[6][7][8]

Carlson has a younger brother, Buckley Peck Carlson. His mother is of German-English descent.[9][10] His paternal great-grandfather was Swedish immigrant Herman Matson,[11] while his paternal great-great-grandfather was Karl Adolf Ekenstam, who was born in Vaxholm Municipality, Stockholm County, Sweden, immigrated to the United States in 1884 and became a naturalized citizen in 1891.[12][13][14] Through his father’s side, Carlson is also of Scottish descent; his sixth great-grandfather John Daniel Williamson was born in Dumfriesshire c. 1745.

Richard Warner Carlson,[15] Tucker’s father, originally joined the Los Angeles Times as a reporter but ultimately became its chief political correspondent and Washington bureau chief. Lisa McNear Lombardi,[16][17] Tucker’s stepmother who took care of him for much of his youth after his parents divorced when he was six years old,[18][19] later married Robert E. Bucklandish Jr., an investment banker;Lisa lives in Greenwich as of 2011.[20]


Tucker Carlson began his career in 2000 as a member of the ‘Dayside’ team at Fox News Channel. He later hosted ‘The Spin Room’ and ‘Crossfire’ on CNN. In 2005, he abandoned his career as a political commentator to pursue a opportunities in print and online journalism. He was a contributing editor for ‘The Daily Caller’ before returning to television as a co-host of ‘Fox & Friends Weekend’. In 2016, he replaced Megyn Kelly as the host of ‘Fox News Primetime’.

Sean Hannity

Sean Hannity is the host of Fox News Primetime. He is also a conservative political commentator, author, and radio talk show host. Hannity has been with Fox News since 1996 and is currently the network’s most-watched program.

Early life and education

Hannity was born in New York City, New York, the son of Lillian (Flynn) and Hugh Hannity. He has Irish and Scottish ancestry. His parents divorced when he was young and his father abandoned the family. When Hannity was in third grade, his family relocated to Santa Barbara, California where he attended Catholic schools before transferring to public schools. He graduated from Corning West High School in 1982.


Hannity began his career working as a general contractor, and then as a talk show host at UC Santa Barbara’s KCSB-FM in 1989. He later worked at several radio stations in Atlanta, Georgia, including WGST and WGKA. From 1996 to 1998, he worked as a co-host of The Pat Campbell Show on WGKA. Later, Hannity joined WF indy radio station New York City to replace Bob Grant as the host of The Sean Hannity Show. The show was syndicated by the Premiere Radio Networks in September 2001. By January 2009, the show was heard on over 500 radio stations nationwide.

Laura Ingraham

Laura Ingraham is the host of Fox News Primetime. She is also a New York Times bestselling author and radio talk show host. Laura Ingraham has been a political commentator and lawyer for many years.

Early life and education

Laura Ingraham was born in Glastonbury, Connecticut on June 19, 1963. She is the second of three children of James Frederick Ingraham III, a World War II veteran, and Anne Caroline Kozak, a schoolteacher. Laura’s father owned several radio stations across the country, which exposed Laura to the world of broadcasting at a young age.

Ingraham attended Dartmouth College, where she majored in English Literature. After graduation, she worked as a speechwriter for President Ronald Reagan and later as an editor at The Washington Times. In 1988, she earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law.


Laura Ingraham is the host of Fox News Primetime, one of the most popular shows on the network. She is a conservative political commentator and has been a vocal supporter of President Donald Trump.

Ingraham began her career as a lawyer, working as a clerk for Judge Ralph K. Winter Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. She then worked as an attorney at the New York law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.

In 1995, Ingraham wrote The Hillary Trap: Looking for Power in All the Wrong Places, a book critical of then-First Lady Hillary Clinton. The book was a bestseller and helped to launched Ingraham’s career as a political commentator.

She has since worked as a contributor for several news outlets, including Fox News, ABC News, and MSNBC. In 2008, she launched her own radio show, The Laura Ingraham Show, which is syndicated across the United States.

Ingraham is also a bestselling author and has published several books, including TheObamaDiaries (2010) and Of Thee I Zing (2011).

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