Tulsi Gabbard Salary as a Contributor at Fox News

Fox News is known for bringing news from all over the world from their numerous anchors and reporters. An important part of their production team is the contributors.¬

The Fox News contributors appear frequently on the Fox news programs to give their unbiased views on the topic being discussed. Often they are never permanent employees of the network.

One of the known Fox News Contributors is Tulsi Gabbard. She has been appearing on Fox News since 2016 till date.¬

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Who is Tulsi Gabbard

Tulsi Gabbard is an American politician, political contributor, and USAR officer. From 2013 to 2021, she served as the U.S. representative for Hawaii’s 2nd congressional district.¬

In 2020, she was nominated as the Democratic party candidate in the 2020 presidential election but later stepped down and supported Joe Biden.¬

Tulsi left the Democratic party in October 2022 claiming she did not agree with the party’s positions on foreign policy and social issues. She is currently independent and not affiliated with any party.

Tulsi Gabbard Photo
Gabbard Photo

Tulsi Gabbard Military Service

Gabbard enrolled in the Hawaii Army National Guard in April 2003 while serving in the Hawaii State Legislature. She was assigned to the Medical Company, 29th Support Battalion, 29th Infantry Brigade Combat Team in July 2004 for a 12-month tour of duty in Iraq.

Gabbard served at the Logistical Support Area Anaconda in Iraq, where she finished her mission in 2005. She made the decision to forgo running for re-election to the state legislature due to the deployment.

She completed the Alabama Military Academy’s Accelerated Officer Candidate School in March 2007.

Tulsi was promoted to the rank of second lieutenant and appointed as an Army Military Police officer to the Hawaii Army National Guard’s 29th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 29th Infantry Brigade Combat Team.

She spent 2008 and 2009 assigned to Kuwait. She was among the first women in Kuwait to enter a military installation and the first woman to be given an appreciation award by the Kuwait National Guard.

Tulsi received her promotion from captain to major on October 12, 2015, during a ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Up to her transfer to the 351st Civil Affairs Command, a California-based United States Army Reserve unit assigned to the United States Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command, in June 2020, she remained a major in the Hawaii Army National Guard.

Gabbard left the Hawaii Army National Guard in October 2020 to enlist in the Army Reserves with a unit headquartered in California. She received a promotion to the position of lieutenant colonel on July 4, 2021.

Army Reserve Lt. Col. Tulsi Gabbard in a Dec. 8 video. (Screenshot from Twitter.).
Army Reserve Lt. Col. Tulsi Gabbard in a video from Dec. 8. (Screenshot from Twitter.).

Fox News Career

Tulsi has been a guest and contributor for years before she was named as a permanent contributor for Fox News in November 2022.

She has also appeared on a number of Fox News programs such as The Ingraham Angle, The Five, and Tucker Carlson Tonight. She was the fill-in host on Tucker Carlson Tonight in August 2022.

Salary and Net Worth

As a contributor at Fox News, Tulsi Gabbard earns an estimated annual salary of $100, 000. She is estimated to have a net worth of between $200 k – $500 k.

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Tulsi Gabbard’s Parents, Husband, and Children

Gabbard was born to her parents Carol and Mike Gabbard. She was born on April 12, 1981,(41 years old) in Leloaloa, Ma ĽopŇętasi County.¬

Her father Mike Gabbard is a Samoan American politician. He has been serving as the Hawaii State Senator for District 20 since 2006 under the Democratic Party.

Tulsi’s mother was born in Indiana while her father was born in American Samoa and lived in Florida and Hawaii. Tulsi is Hindu.

Gabbard got married to her husband Abraham Williams in 2015. Abraham is a freelance cinematographer and editor. She was previously married to Eduardo Tamayo from 2002 to 2006.

 

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