Katie Couric Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Kids, Net Worth

Katie Couric Biography

Katherine Anne Couric is an American known journalist and presenter. She is also founder of Katie Couric Media, a multimedia news as well as production company. Besides, she publishes a daily newsletter, Wake Up Call. From 2013 to 2017, she became Yahoo’s Global News Anchor.

How old is Katie Couric? – Age

The journalist is 66 years old as of 2023. She was born on 7 January 1957, in Arlington County, Virginia, United States, where she grew up.

How tall is Katie Couric? – Height

Couric is 5 feet 3 inches (1.6 m) tall.

Katie Couric Mother, Father, Siblings – Family

Couric is the daughter of Elinor Tullie who is a homemaker and part-time writer, and John Martin Couric Jr. (father), who is a public relations executive and news editor at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and also the United Press in Washington, D.C. Likewise, her mother was Jewish, and converted to Presbyterianism prior to the marriage.

Katie Couric’s Education

Couric went to Arlington Public Schools: Jamestown Elementary, Williamsburg Middle School, and also Yorktown High School, and became a cheerleader. While at high school, she became an intern at Washington, D.C. all-news radio station WAVA. Afterwards, she enrolled at her father’s alma mater, the University of Virginia, in 1975, and became a Delta Delta Delta sorority sister.

Is Katie Couric Married? – Husband

Couric got married to attorney John Paul “Jay” Monahan III in 1989. In addition, she gave birth to their first daughter, Elinor Tully “Ellie” Monahan, in Washington, D.C., on July 23, 1991; later their second daughter, Caroline “Carrie” who was born in New York City on January 5, 1996. Unfortunately, her husband died of colorectal cancer in 1998 at the age of 42 years.

NBC News Journalist Katie Couric photo
NBC News Journalist Katie Couric photo

Katie Couric NBC News

In 1979, his first job was at the ABC News bureau in Washington, D.C., and later joined CNN as an assignment editor. Since 1984 to 1986, she served as a general-assignment reporter for the then-CBS affiliate WTVJ in Miami, Florida. Through the following two years, Katie reported for WRC-TV, the NBC owned- and -operated station in Washington, D.C., work which received her an Associated Press award and an Emmy.

She as well joined NBC News in 1989 as Deputy Pentagon Correspondent. From 1989 to 1991, Couric became an anchor substitute. Likewise, she filled in for Bryant Gumbel as host of Today; Jane Pauley and also Deborah Norville as co-anchor of Today; Garrick Utley, Mary Alice Williams, Boyd Matson, and Maria Shriver well known as co-host of Sunday Today; and Bob Jamieson, Margaret Larson, John Palmer, Connie Chung, Norville, Faith Daniels, and Ann Curry well known as anchor of the former NBC News program NBC News at Sunrise. Besides, she subbed for Daniels, Norville, and John Palmer as the news anchor on Today.

Move to CBS News

Couric later announced on April 5, 2006, that she would be leaving the same day. Furthermore, CBS confirmed later the same day that she would become the new anchor and also managing editor of CBS Evening News. Likewise, Couric would as well contribute to 60 Minutes and anchor prime-time news specials for CBS. Couric received US$15 million per year while at CBS, a salary that enabled her the highest paid journalist in the world, besides a salary similar to Barbara Walters’ at ABC.

Katie Couric Net Worth

Citing her career, Katie has an estimated net worth of $115 million.

Katie Couric‘s Instagram

You can find and follow Katie on Instagram using the account name: @KatieCouric

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