Katy Tur Journalist, First Husband, MSNBC, Husband, Brain Tumor, Father, Height, Salary and Net Worth

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Katy Tur Biography

Katy Tur is an award-winning American Journalist and Author currently serving as a correspondent for NBC News and an anchor for MSNBC Live. Previously, she worked as an anchor and reporter for Early Today, Today NBC Nightly News and the Press. She also served as a correspondent anchor for The Weather Channel in Atlanta, Georgia.

Katy Tur Age and Birthday

How old is Katy? Tur is 41 years old as of 2024. She was born Katharine Bear Tur on October 26, 1983, in Los Angeles, California, United States. Her birthday is celebrated on 26th October every year. Her zodiac birth sign is Libra. READ: Ali Vitali 

Katy Tur Nationality and Ethnicity

Katy holds American nationality and citizenship by birth. She was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, United States. She belongs to the White-American ethnicity/heritage/ancestry.

Katy Tur Education

Katy pursued her education at Brentwood School in Los Angeles and later attended the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy.

Katy Tur Height

How tall is Katy? Tur stands at a height of 5 feet 2 inches. She also maintains an average body weight of around 60 kilograms (132 lbs). Details about her other body measurements are still under review.

Katy Tur Family | Parents

Tur was born and brought up in Los Angeles, California by her parents. She grew up as the daughter of Zoey Tur (mother) and Mirika Gerrad (father). Both of her parents are accomplished journalists who have worked in various prominent media stations across Los Angeles and other states. Her father, made headlines in the 1990s as a helicopter pilot and reporter, covering events such as the O.J. Simpson car chase.

Katy Tur Husband

Is Katy Married? Tur is happily married to her husband, Tony Dokoupil. The two tied the knot in a private wedding ceremony that was attended by friends and family in Los Angeles. Together they are blessed with two adorable children. Tony is an accomplished journalist currently working as the co-host of the CBS Morning Show.

Katy Tur Pregnancy | Children | Baby

In 2020, Katy officially revealed her baby bump to her followers through a picture she took on NBC’s news set. On Thursday, May 17, 2021, Katy welcomed her second baby named Eloise Judy Bear Dokoupil. She also has another firstborn son named Teddy Dokoupil.

Katy Tur Salary

Katy working as a Correspondent for NBC News and MSNBC earns an estimated annual salary ranging from $56,500 to $120,000.

Katy Tur Net Worth

Katy is an American journalist, anchor, and correspondent who has an estimated net worth of around $4 million. This amount has been approximated according to the number of properties under her name and her annual salary.

Katy Tur Keith Olbermann

Keith Olbermann is a popular American sportscaster and commentator currently working for MSNBC News. He has over 20 years of experience in writing and reporting news since his college graduation. Keith and Katy met and began dating in 2006. However, they parted ways in 2009. Katy has moved on and she is currently married to her husband Tonny. While Keith is seemingly single as of 2021.

Katy Tur Book, Unbelievable

In 2017, Katy published her own book titled Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History. The book mainly takes you through the type of experience Tur went through covering the Donald Trump 2016 presidential campaign. Katy’s book did surprisingly go until it spent several weeks on the New York Times Best Seller List. READ: Brian Williams

Katy Tur MSNBC Show

Katy currently serves as a correspondent for NBC News. She joined an NBC affiliate known as WNBC-TV in New York City back in 2009. Later, she was promoted to work at the station’s national network level. Her work that year earned her an AP award for Best Spot News after she covered the 2008 crane collapse on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.

Katy even covered the story about the sudden death of Cory Monteith who was attacked by a motorcycle on an SUV. She was also on the frontline giving the latest updates on the search for a Malaysia Airlines Flight. Katy was then chosen to work as an NBC and MSNBC reporter for the Donald Trump presidential campaign in 2016. Her work was mainly reporting and informing the Trump campaign about Access Hollywood.

Katy received the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism in 2017 because of her Donald Trump campaign coverage. She was also verbally abused by Trump’s supporters after Trump singled out her name when he was criticizing the press. Tur now serves as a correspondent for NBC and the host of the daily MSNBC live newscasts.