Is Katy Tur married? Yes, she is. Her husband is none other than Tony Dokoupil (born on December 24, 1980) who is best known for being the presenter of the American morning television program called CBS This Morning. The couple celebrated their wedding on October 27, 2017, in the middle of the desert in Utah.
The happily married couple first met each other for the first time at MSNBC in a makeup room. They started knowing each other growing romance between them. Finally, they decided to get married in October 2017.
The couple was about to welcome their first baby which was confirmed through Twitter on 13 December 2018. On 13 April 2019, the duo became blessed with their first child as a son named Theodore ‘Teddy’ Dokoupil who weighs about 6 lbs., 5 oz during his birth.
Talking about Katy Tur’s past relationship, she previously dated political and sports commentator, Keith Olbermann (born on January 27, 1959). They had a relationship where the age gap was 25 years. They started their love life from June 2006 which came to an end by 2009. Scroll down to explore the biography of Katy Tur including some interesting personal facts about her:
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Theodore “Teddy” Dokoupil was born early Saturday morning, weighing 6.5 pounds and stretching nearly 20 inches. His first words were “wah wah wah!” Our first words (after one of us screamed “owie, owie, owie” for about 12 hours) were “ooo, eee, awwww.” The whole family is happy as can be.
Who is Katy Tur?
Born as Katharine Bear Tur, she landed the planet on October 26, 1983, which makes her age be 37 years old as of 2020. By profession, she is an American broadcast journalist as well as an author. She is widely popular for serving NBC News as a correspondent.
As an anchor, she has been contributing to MSNBC Live and is known for various NBC News platforms like WNBC-TV, MSNBC, Early Today, Today, NBC Nightly News, The Weather Channel and Meet the Press.
Early Life and Education
Tur was born in 1983 and her place of birth is in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America. Talking about her family background, she was bornt o the parents named Marika Gerrard (mother) and Zoey Tur (father).
Her transgender parent Zoey (born on June 8, 1960) is also a journalist by profession best known for creating Los Angeles News Service with his spouse Marika. Katy didn’t speak with her father for many years. She is also blessed with a brother named James who is involved in the medical industry.
Regarding her education and academic achievements, Tur attended Brentwood School from where she graduated in 2001. For her further studies, she went to the University of California, Santa Barbara from where Tur received her graduation with a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in philosophy in 2005. From her father’s side, Tur carries Jewish descent.
Katy’s father hosted a documentary series named Why They Run on MSNBC. She was also hired for three episodes by television newsmagazine Inside Edition. He has also made her appearances in other media like CNN, TMZ and HLN. During the 2006 Israeli-Lebanon conflict, he was cited for saving the life of an IDF soldier by Israeli medics in August 2006.
Career and Professional Life
Katy Tur initially worked for KTLA, HD News/Cablevision and has also reported for Fox 5 New York, News 12 Brooklyn and WPIX-TV. After that, she worked for The Weather Channel as a storm chaser.
She joined WNBC-TV, NBC’s local station in New York City in 2009. She was able to garner the AP’s Best Spot News Award for her outstanding coverage on the Upper East Side of Manhattan’s collapse. Being with NBC as a reporter, she reported the Donald Trump presidential campaign.
She was singled out by Trump during his campaign rallies. She was able to amass the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism in 2017. She also published a book titled Unbelievable in September 2017. Her book was listed in the New York Times Best Seller list for several weeks.
Katy Tur is a married woman. She is married to Tony Dokoupil who is three years elder to her. Their wedding took place in the middle of the desert in Utah on October 27, 2017. The couple has extended their family by welcoming a son named Theodore ‘Teddy’ Dokoupil in April 2019. She was previously in the relationship with sports commentator, Keith Olbermann.
American broadcast journalist Katy Tur has an average height of 5 feet and 2 inches or 157.5 cm. She weighs about 55 kilograms or 121 lbs which has been providing her a slim body structure. Her green eyes, prominent nose and broad smile are the main distinctive features of Tur. She has to make frequent media appearances and therefore, she is highly concerned about maintaining her body structure for which she adopts a healthy lifestyle.
Salary and Net worth
Katy Tur has an estimated net worth of 4 million USD. From her long successful broadcasting career, Tyur has made both name and fame in the industry. Tur’s salary is reported to be 1 million USD. her earning is also contributed by her authored books which have made a good business in the market. She has received multiple awards and recognition from her journalism career including the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.
Wiki and Facts
The biography of Katy Tur is presented by various wiki sites including Wikipedia. She is also active on Twitter @KatyTurNBC where she has retained more than 750k followers now. Her Instagram profile is reachable @katyturnbc where she has garnered more than 40k followers now.
Katy Tur is a multi-skilled person. She is active in the media industry and is always ready for reporting from the ground level. She gives first priority to her work and is recognized for her punctuality and her sincerity.
Birth Name: Katharine Bear Tur
Date of Birth: October 26, 1983
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, the United States of America
Parents Name: Marika Gerrard (mother) and Zoey Tur (father)
Height: 5 feet and 2 inches or 157.5 cm
Weight: 55 kilograms or 121 lbs
Net Worth: $4 million (estimated)
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Spouse/ Boyfriend: Tony Dokoupil
Children: 3 (including two step-children)