Lisa McNear is best known as the mother of Tucker Carlson, an American television host and conservative political commentator who has hosted the nightly political talk show Tucker Carlson Tonight on Fox News since 2016.
Lisa lived from1945 to 2011 when she passed away. She married Tucker Carlson’s father, Richard Warner Carlson, an American journalist, diplomat and lobbyist who was the director of the Voice of America during the last six years of the Cold War in 1967 but divorced after just 9 years.
After, the divorce, Richard Carlson was granted custody of Tucker and Buckley. The couple had two sons, Tucker McNear Carlson and Buckley Peck Carlson who was later called Buckley Swanson Peck Carlson. According to Tucker, his mother left the family when he was six, wanting to pursue a “bohemian” lifestyle