Katie Couric Biography
Katie Couric is an American journalist, presenter, and author. She is best known as the co-host of ”Today” and is also the first woman to anchor ”CBS Evening News” alone.
Anne is the founder of Katie Couric Media, a multimedia news and production company. Between 2013 and 2017, she was Yahoo’s Global News Anchor having worked as a television host at all the Big Three television networks in the United States.
Katherine began her career as an Assignment Editor for CNN. She later joined NBC News from 1989 to 2006, then CBS News from 2006 to 2011, later working for ABC News from 2011 to 2014.
Couric went to school at Arlington Public Schools: Jamestown Elementary, Williamsburg Middle School, and Yorktown High School. In high school, Katie worked as an intern at WAVA. Moreover, she was a Delta Delta Delta sorority sister while at the University of Virginia in 1975. She graduated in 1979 with a degree in American Studies.
Katie started working at several networks at a daily newspaper titled ”The Cavalier Daily”. Moreover, she began her career at the ABC network as an assistant. Couric then went to work for NBC as a co-anchor of ”Today”. Katie worked at NBC News from 1989 to 2006. Before appearing on “Today” she began filling in as a weekend anchor on NBC Nightly News in 1989.
In 2006, she became the first solo female anchor of ”CBS Evening News”. She worked for CBS News from 2006 to 2011. Additionally, Couric served at ABC News from 2011 to 2014. She became the host of the ABC talk show titled Katie in 2012. Katie has served as a global news anchor for Yahoo from 2014. Couric also worked as an editor-in-chief of assignments for CNN.
Couric has published several books like ”The Best Advice I Ever Got: Lessons from Extraordinary Lives”. The book became a New York Times bestseller. In addition, she has received an Associated Press Award and several Emmy Awards. She was also awarded the Television Hall of Fame.
Katie Couric Age | Birthday
Couric was born on January 7, 1957, in Arlington, Virginia, the United States. She is 63 years old as of 2020. Her birth name is Katherine Anne Couric.
Katie Couric Height | Weight
Couric stands at a height of 5’4″ (1.62m) and weighs 55 kg (121 lbs)
Katie Couric Family | Siblings
Couric was born to John Martin Couric jr. (father) and Elinor Hene (mother). Her father was a retired journalist and public relations executive. Additionally, she was the youngest of four children. Her mother was Jewish but Katie grew up as a Presbyterian. Her sister is Emily Couric and her nephew is Jeff Wadlow.
Katie Couric Husband | Children
Couric got married to Jay Monahan in 1989 and got divorced in 1998. On June 21, 2014, Katie got married to John Molner, a financier. She got married in a small, private ceremony in The Hamptons. They got engaged after being in a relationship for two years. Moreover, she has two children, Caroline Couric Monahan, and Elinor Tully Monahan.
Katie Couric Net Worth | Salary
Couric is currently estimated at a net worth of $75 million. Her income is mainly attributed to her career as a journalist, presenter, and author. In addition, her annual salary is estimated at $10 million.
Katie Couric Books
- The Best Advice I Ever Got: Lessons From Extraordinary Lives
- The Blue Ribbon Day
- The Brand New Kid