Margaret Carlson Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Education, Husband, Salary, Net Worth, CNN

Margaret Carlson
Margaret Carlson

Margaret Carlson’s Biography and Wiki

Margaret Carlson is an American journalist, political commentator, and author. She works as a columnist at the Washington Monthly. Prior to that, Carlson worked as a writer at The Daily Beast.

Margaret Carlson’s Age and Birthday

The writer was born on November 29, 1944, as Margaret Bresnahan in the United States of America. She is 78 years old as of 20923. Her birth sign is Sagittarius. Margaret turns 79 years old on November 29, 2023.

Margaret Carlson Height and Weight

She stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (Approx, 1.65 meters) tall. Her weight measurements are under review and will be updated soon.

Margaret Carlson Education

First and foremost, Margaret attended and graduated from Bishop McDevitt High School in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. From there she enrolled at The Pennsylvania State University, a public state-related land-grant research university with campuses and facilities throughout Pennsylvania.

She graduated from the institute with a bachelor of arts degree in English. Last but not least, Carlson holds a Juris Doctorate (JD) degree from George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C.

Margaret Carlson Family, Parents, Siblings

Margaret was born in the United States to James Francis Xavier Bresnahan (father), and Mary Catherine McCreary Bresnahan (mother). It’s unclear if she has any siblings. Additionally, further information concerning her family background will be updated soon when disclosed.

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Margaret Carlson Husband, Is She Married?

In light of her marital affairs, the journalist prefers keeping her love life details private and discreet. However, Margaret was previously married to her ex-partner Eugene Carlson. The ex-couple got hitched in 1972 but parted ways through a divorce. We are keeping tabs and we will update her partner’s details soon.

Margaret Carlson Children

Margaret and Eugene share custody of their lovely daughter named Courtney. They are also grandparents to Anna, Ben, and Sam Yarkin.

Margaret Carlson Salary

According to reliable sources, she earns an average annual salary pegged between $32,599 and $96,399. Her contract with the exact figures is yet to be released.

Margaret Carlson’s Net Worth

Margaret’s net worth is estimated at $1 million to $3 million. This amount is from her extensive career as a journalist among other investments.


Carlson serves as a columnist at the Washington Monthly. Prior to that, she worked as a writer at The Daily Beast. Before that, Margaret served as colum9inst at Time magazine.

Most noteworthy, she was the first woman to work as a columnist at Time Magazine. The journalist served as a columnist at Bloomberg View and as a weekly panelist on CNN’s “Capital Gang”. Lastly, she worked as a managing editor at the New Republic.


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