Quick Facts Gretchen Carlson

  • NameGretchen Carlson
  • Birth NameGretchen Elizabeth Carlson
  • FatherLee Carlson
  • MotherKaren Carlson
  • NationalityAmerican
  • ReligionLutheran
  • EthnicityWhite Ethnicity
  • ProfessionTelevision journalist
  • Working ForFox News Channel
  • Net Worth2.5 million USD
  • Eye ColorBlue
  • Hair ColorBlonde
  • Face ColorWhite
  • Weight in KG63 kg
  • Famous ForJournalist
  • MarriedYes
  • Married toCasey Close
  • ChildrenChristian Close, Kaia Close
  • DivorceNo
  • EducationUniversity of Oxford, Stanford University
  • Online PresenceWiki, Facebook, Twitter
  • TV ShowFox & Friends
  • SiblingsKris Carlson Germain
  • Birth PlaceMinnesota, Gretchen Carlson

Gretchen Elizabeth Carlson is American TV personality, Commentator, reporter, journalist, and author by profession. The American beauty was born in the year 1966, June 21 in Anoka, Minnesota and has the long presence of her in the media sector. The beautiful and gorgeous Gretchen Carlson is also the winner of different beauty pageants back in the year. Being active in college days, she has represented her own native state Minnesota and has won the title defeating all other opponents in the year 1988. Similarly, she has also won the title of Miss America held in the year 1989. The fabulous Gretchen with beauty and brain is best to reckon as the host of The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson airing on Fox News Channel.


Born and raised in Minnesota, Gretchen Carlson follows Lutheran as her religion while Gretchen ancestry is the immigrants from Sweden and followed Lutheran as their religion. Gretchen graduated from Anoka-Hennepin School District 11 and further attended Stanford University to have the degree in sociology in the year 1990. Before coming to the media sector, she has spent her five major seasons playing the violin and has won a number of musical events and competition. Besides, that she has played violin in a number of the music festival and orchestra events including Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra.

Beginning her professional career from franchise named Neighborhood News, Gretchen Carlson has associated with a number of networks in the past. She has worked as reporter and anchor in WOIO-TV in Ohio followed by WCPO-TV in Cincinnati. She came into light with her remarkable political reporting from Richmond, Virginia which later opened the opportunity for her in KXAS-TV in Dallas, Texas. After being famous for her achievement, she moved to CBS and used to serve the network with Early Show during the year in 2002. She moved to Fox news in the year 2005 and has been loyal to the network ever since. Coming to this far, she has managed to make the wonderful amount of $2.5 million as her net worth (2016).

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Concerning about her dating relationship, there’s no doubt that the beauty has been in several relationships in the past. Among that list, Gretchen Carlson has been in a deep relationship with his longtime boyfriend Kevin Mcgraw. The couple might have several plans regarding their marriage and having kid’s things, but the couple split up while Gretchen states the reason of break up as complicated and is unable to give time for him. After the serious heartbreak, she married to current husband Casey Close in the year 1997. In the present time, she is having a nice family time along with two children as their family member. With all these years of marriage, the couple still stands strong and there’s no such sign which can ruin their happy relationship and lead to divorce phase.

Being fabulous and masters in both the lives, Gretchen Carlson is in fact blessed with perfect body structure. Winner of the two prestigious pageants Miss America and Miss Minnesota, it would be foolish and exaggerate about her beauty. Even in her early forties, she has maintained the same charm which can literally melt any hardcore men. In regards, Gretchen Carlson’s height stands as 5 feet 3 inches while Gretchen Carlson’s body measurement stands as 35-28-38 inches.