Katy Tur Biography and Wiki
Katharine Bear Tur (b. Oct 26, 1983) is an American author and broadcast journalist serving as a correspondent for NBC News. Tur is an anchor for MSNBC Live and has reported for the NBC news platforms Early Today, Today, NBC Nightly News, Meet the Press, WNBC-TV, MSNBC, and The Weather Channel.
Katy Tur Age and Birthday
Katy was born on October 26, 1983, in Los Angeles County, California, United States. She is 37 years of age as of early 2021.
Katy Tur Height
The NBC correspondent is of average stature, She stands at 5 feet 2 inches weighing about 60 kg and 132 lbs.
Katy Tur Education
Tur attended Brentwood School where she later graduated in 2001, She then proceeded to the University of California, Santa Barbara, a public land-grant research university in Santa Barbara, CA, where she graduated in 2005 with a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy.
She is fluent in Spanish.
Katy Tur Family
Tur was born in Los Angeles, CA, the daughter of journalists Zoey Tur and Marika Gerrard. Her parent Hanna Zoey Tur (b. June 8, 1960) is a broadcast reporter and commercial pilot who created Los Angeles News Service with fellow reporter and then-wife Marika Gerrard. Katy’s parents got a divorce after a two-decade union in 2003.
The anchor has a brother named James who is a medical student.
Katy Tur Mother
In June 2013, Zoey publicly came out as transgender, and in 2014 revealed that she was undergoing hormone replacement therapy. In August 2014, following gender reassignment surgery, she applied to a court to change her name and gender marker from male to female.
In 2017, Zoey said in an interview that her daughter Katy had become distant from her because of Tur’s transition. Katy later clarified that they “were not on speaking terms for a little while” but the reason is not her transition.
Katy Tur Husband
Tur is happily married to Tony Dokoupil, a broadcast journalist, known for his work as a co-anchor of CBS This Morning. The couple tied the knot on October 27, 2017, in Utah. In January 2021, she revealed that she is pregnant with her second child due in May of 2021.
Earlier from 2006 to 2009, Tur was dating then-MSNBC political commentator and sportscaster Keith Olbermann.
The couple has two kids together and two more children from Dokoupil’s first marriage. Katy gave birth to a son on April 13, 2019.
Katy Tur Salary
Tur receives an annual compensation of $1 million. This amount is from various reputable online sources, Her contract with the exact details is still under investigation.
Katy Tur Net Worth
NBC journalist Katy Tur has a net worth of $5.3 million as of 2021. This amount is from her extensive career as a journalist among other investments.
Katy Tur Career
Tur reported for KTLA, HD News/Cablevision, News 12 Brooklyn, WPIX-TV, and Fox 5 New York. Later on, Tur served as a storm chaser for The Weather Channel on the network’s VORTEX2 team.
Katy Tur Trump and Book
Tur followed on covering the Trump campaign and his treatment of her at campaign rallies in an article for Marie Claire. In September 2017, Tur published a book, Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History, narrating her encounter in covering the 2016 presidential campaign of Donald Trump. The book performed quite well and had several weeks on the New York Times Best Seller list.