Katie Couric

Birth Day January 7th, 1957
Birth Place Arlington, Virginia, USA
Age 67 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Capricorn

About Katie Couric

Katie Couric is an American journalist, presenter, producer, and author who is well known to be the founder of the multimedia news and production company, Katie Couric Media. She has worked with top network channels such as NBC News, CBS News, and ABC News even has been a television host at all of the Big Three television networks in the United States.

Couric gained much popularity by becoming one of the few anchors who appeared on the U.S. Big Three.  As an author, she also has written books including the 2011 book, "The Best Advice I Ever Got: Lessons from Extraordinary Lives" which went on to become a New York Times bestseller. In 2004, Couric was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame.

Besides, she is active on social media sites with over 1.5 million followers on her verified Instagram account: @katiecouric, and over 1.7 million followers on Twitter: @katiecouric. 

Katie Couric Early Life and Education

Katie Couric was born on January 7, 1957, in Arlington, Virginia, United States. Her birth name is Katherine Anne Couric. She is of American nationality and is from a mixed ethnic background while Capricon is her zodiac sign. 

Born as the daughter to a well-family to Elinor Tulie(mother) and John Martin Couric(father), Katie was raised in her hometown attending the Arlington Public Schools where she learned and gained invaluable experience interning at the radio station WAVA as a high school student. 

She was even a cheerleader at the time. Her mother was a Jewish part-time writer, while her father worked as a Public Relations Officer with ‘The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’ and the ‘United Press’ in Washington, D.C.

Following her high school graduation, she studied at the ‘University of Virginia for a degree in English. She was a ‘Delta Delta Delta sorority member and served the university’s newspaper, ‘The Cavalier Daily’ during the time. 

Katie Couric Career (Journalist, Show)

  • Katie Couric started her professional career working with the ABC News bureau in Washington, D.C. in 1979. She then went on to work for CNN as an Assignment Editor, and as a Reporter for WTVJ in Miami and NBC’s WRC-TV.
  • She later joined NBC News as Deputy Pentagon Correspondent in 1989. She even worked as a co-host of the programs, ‘Today’, ‘Sunday Today’ and ‘NBC News at Sunrise at the time. 
  • In 1991, she became permanent co-anchor of the NBC program, ‘Today’ continuing her work for the next 15 years.
  • She hosted several specials program including ‘Everybody's Business: America’s Children, ‘Legend to Legend Night: A Celebrity Cavalcade’, and ‘Harry Potter: Behind the Magic’. 
  • She even co-hosted the Olympic Games opening ceremonies and worked as the Anchor and Managing Editor of ‘CBS Evening News, in 2006. 
  • She was the first anchor to reach Port au Prince to report the Haiti Earthquake even covering the BP oil spill, the Egyptian Revolution, and Prince William’s wedding.
  • She worked as the chief reporter of two CBS Reports series; the award-winning ‘CBS Reports: Children of the Recession in 2009, and ‘CBS Reports: Where America Stands.
  • She has been working as a special correspondent for ABC News and has co-anchored coverage of the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. She co-hosted ‘The View’ and ‘Live! with Regis and Kelly.
  • She is also the host of a weekly web talk show called, ‘Katie’s Take’ for ABC News. It includes discussions with experts in various fields. 
  • In 2013, she was hired as the Global Anchor of Yahoo News.
  • In 2019, she served as executive producer on Netflix's true crime miniseries Unbelievable.
  • She even served as a substitute host of Jeopardy! in January 2021 following the death of Alex Trebek. 
  • She also worked as an executive producer and narrator for the documentary, "Fed Up" and "Under the Gun". 
  • Couric is also the author of children's books and a non-fiction collection of essays including The Brand New Kid (2000) and The Blue Ribbon Day (2004). 
  • Her 2011 book, "The Best Advice I Ever Got: Lessons from Extraordinary Lives" went on to become a New York Times bestseller. 

Katie Couric's Husband and Children

Katie Couric is a married woman and has been married twice to date. Her first marriage was with John Paul "Jay" Monahan III, an attorney with whom she got married in 1989. The couple was together for 9 years until John died of colorectal cancer in 1998 at 42. They had two daughters together; Elinor Tully "Ellie" Monahan and Caroline. 

Who is Katie Couric's husband, John Molner?

Soon after she began dating financier John Molner with whom she got engaged after a two-year relationship in 2013. A year later they got married in a small, private ceremony at her home in The Hamptons on June 21, 2014. The couple has been seen together in the online cooking series, "Full Plate with Katie & John". 

On September 28, 2022, Couric revealed that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer on June 21 of that year which she found after a routine screening. She underwent surgery for the disease in July and began radiation treatment on September 7. 

Besides, she has been a spokeswoman for colon cancer awareness and even underwent a colonoscopy on-air in March 2000. 

Katie Couric Net Worth 2022

Katie Couric has quite good earnings from her professional career as a journalist, presenter, producer, and author. Her career which started in 1979 has been quite a rollercoaster ride for her as she has managed to come a long way up becoming one of the most popular journalists in the Tv industry. 

As per her earnings and income, she is termed to be a multi-millionaire with a whopping net worth of over $110 million including her salary of $10 million. 

Katie Couric's Body Measurement

Katie Couric is a beautiful lady with a slim body physique in her 60s. She stands tall with a height of 5ft. 4inch.(1.64m) while her body weighs around 59kg(130 lbs). 

She has a beautiful fair complexion with brown hair and green eyes. 


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