Ann Curry Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Kids, Net Worth

Ann Curry Biography

Ann Curry is known as an American journalist and photojournalist, She has as well been a reporter for more than 45 years, focused on human suffering in war zones and also natural disasters. In addition, she has reported from the wars in Kosovo, Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Palestine, Afghanistan, Congo, Darfur, and the Central African Republic.

How old is Ann Curry? – Age

The journalist and photojournalist is 66 years old as of 2023. She was born on 19 November 1956, in Hagåtña, Guam, where she grew up.

How tall is Ann Curry? – Height

Curry is 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m) tall.

Ann Curry Mother, Father, Siblings – Family

Curry is the daughter of Hiroe Nagase and Robert Paul “Bob” Curry. In addition, her mother is Japanese, and her father, an American from Pueblo, Colorado, had Irish and also German ancestry. Besides, her parents met when her father, a career United States Navy sailor, served as a streetcar conductor through the United States occupation of Japan after World War II.

Ann Curry’s Education

Curry went to the Ernest J. King School on the United States Fleet Activities Sasebo naval base in Sasebo, Nagasaki. Likewise, she moved to Ashland, Oregon, where she as well graduated from Ashland High School. Besides, she graduated holding a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from the University of Oregon in 1978.

Is Ann Curry Married? – Husband

Curry married Brian Ross, who is a software executive, whom she met in college. Besides, they have a daughter, McKenzie, and a son, William Walker Curry Ross. The family resides in New Canaan, Connecticut.

Journalist and Photojournalist Ann Curry Photo
Journalist and Photojournalist Ann Curry Photo

Ann Curry NBC News

Curry started her broadcasting career in 1978 as an intern at then NBC-affiliate (now CBS-affiliate) KTVL in Medford, Oregon. Likewise, there she rose to become the station’s first female news reporter. Moreover, Curry moved to NBC-affiliate KGW in Portland, where she was known a reporter and anchor in 1980. After a period of four years later, she moved to Los Angeles as a reporter for KCBS-TV and earned two Emmy Awards while serving as a reporter from 1984 to 1990.

She joined NBC News in 1990, first as the NBC News Chicago correspondent then as the anchor of NBC News at Sunrise since 1991 to 1996. Curry besides worked as a substitute news anchor for Matt Lauer from 1994 to 1997 at Today. She worked as news anchor at Today from 1997 to 2011, becoming the show’s second-longest serving news anchor, behind Frank Blair, who worked in that capacity from 1953 to 1975.

Through this time, she also worked as a substitute anchor for Today. Curry became named co-anchor of Dateline NBC along with Stone Phillips on June 24, 2005; likewise she remained as the primary anchor when Phillips left on July 2, 2007, till she replaced Meredith Vieira on Today in 2011. Besides, she was the primary substitute on NBC Nightly News from 2005 to 2011.


  • Emmy Awards
  • Golden Mik
  • Quinn Award
  • Certificate of Excellence
  • Gracie Award
  • Vision Award
  • Pioneer Award
  • Truth in Media Award,
  • Common Wealth Award

Ann Curry Net Worth

Citing her career, Curry has an estimated net worth of $20 million dollars.

Ann Curry’s Instagram

You can find and follow Curry on Instagram using the account name: @AnnCurry

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