The American journalist and former television commentator, Gretchen Carlson is a women’s rights advocate who emboldened several women to come forward to tell the sexual-harassment stories after she brought down the Fox News C.E.O. Roger Ailes.
Gretchen, who was listed in the list of 100 Most Influential People In The World in 2017 by Time magazine, is also an author who released her first book, Getting Real, in 2015 and the second book, Be Fierce: Stop Harassment And Take Your Power Back, in 2017.
Gretchen Carlson’s Husband & Children
Since the gorgeous Gretchen Carlson is in the limelight for more than three decades, her professional life is like an open book. However, her personal life is something that has always grabbed a huge media interest.
The chairwoman of the Miss America Organization, Gretchen is married to Casey Close. Her husband Casey is a sports agent who represented the New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter. Before being a sports agent, Casey was a professional athlete.
Despite having a busy schedule, both Gretchen and her husband are active community members. In the year 2010, they used to teach Sunday school at First Presbyterian Church located in Greenwich.
Gretchen and her husband Casey got married on 4 October 1997. The duo has been married for almost 23 years and is parents to two children. They have a daughter named Kaia Close and a son named Christian Close. Her daughter Kaia was born in 2003 whereas her son Christian was born in 2005.
According to Gretchen, both of her kids are musical. They are into the piano. Both of her children started to learn piano at the age of 5. Similarly, Kaia enjoys soccer and tennis whereas Christian loves playing baseball.
As per wiki, Gretchen lives in Greenwich, Connecticut with her family.
There is no doubt that Gretchen Carlson has amassed a huge success as an American journalist. The former Fox & Friends host has been able to gain huge popularity and a wonderful salary from her job.
As of 2020, Gretchen Carlson has a whopping net worth of $16 million. Similarly, her annual salary is estimated to be $16 million.
Gretchen Carlson was born on 21 June 1966 to her parents in Anoka, Minnesota. Born to father Lee Roy Carlson and mother Karen Barbara (Hyllengren), Gretchen was raised in a Lutheran family.
For her early education, she attended Anoka High School. She then attended Stanford University and Oxford University. Gretchen, who started playing violin at a young age, won the title of Miss Minnesota in 1988 and the title of Miss America in 1989.