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Katy Tur Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Husband, Kids, Height

Katy Tur Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Husband, Kids, Height

Facts of Katy Tur

Full Name:Katy Tur
Birth Date:October 26, 1983
Age:40 years
Country:United States
Height: 6 feet 3 inches (1.91m)
HusbandTony Dokoupil
MarriedTony Dokoupil (2017)
Net Worth$4 million
Salary$1 million
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Birth PlaceLos Angeles, California
EducationUniversity of California
FatherHanna Zoey Tur
MotherMarika Gerrard
KidsTheodore “Teddy” Dokoupil
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Katy Tur is a leading American newscast reporter serving as a broadcast journalist for NBC News.

Early Life of Tur

Katy Tur was born as Katharine Bear “Katy” Tur on October 26, 1983, in Los Angeles, California, the US. As of 2019, she is 36 years old and her sun sign is Scorpio. Her parents are Hanna Zoey Tur(father) and Marika Gerrard(mother). Her parents were journalists too.

Educational Background

Katy’s nationality is American and she belongs to a white ethical background. Her religion is Christianity. She has a sibling, James Tur. She experienced her childhood in Los Angeles in the state of California, the USA.

In 2014, her father decided to change his gender so he went through transgender surgery and turned into a female. She attended Brentwood School. Later she graduated there in 2001. Afterward, she joined the University of California, Santa Barbara. She graduated from there in 2005 with a degree of BA, in Philosophy.

Is Katy Tur Married?

Yes, Katy is a married woman. She married her longtime boyfriend, Tony Dokoupil is a correspondent for CBS News. The couple tied the knot on October 27, 2017. They have one child a baby boy, Theodore “Teddy” Dokoupil who was born on 13th April 2019.

Caption: Katy Tur with her husband, Tony Dokoupil
Caption: Caption: Katy Tur with her husband, Tony Dokoupil

Prior to that, she has been in a relationship with her French boyfriend ‘Benoit’. They met for the first time in London. They were working for NBC News at that time.

Previously, she was in relation to Keith Olbermann. She started dating in 2006. Keith is a famous Political/sports commentator. They were having a fantastic time together despite their 25-year age gap. But it couldn’t hold long and they separated in 2009.

However, she has been part of several controversies. Once, she stirred a controversy when she forgot President Obama’s dealings with Russia while discussing it live on TV.

Unfortunately, the sad reality of her life is that she had six miscarriages before her son was born.

How much is Katy Tur’s Net Worth and Salary?

Currently, Katy receives a good amount of salary and has a net worth of $4million as of 2022 and her annual salary is $1 million. She accumulates excellent earnings out of her profession as a news reporter.

Body Measurement of Tur

Katy has a good height of 6 feet 3 inches. Her body weight is 65kg. In addition, her eyes are dark brown and her hair color is blonde.

Caption: Katy Tur, Journalist
Caption: Katy Tur, Journalist

News Channel

Afterward, she joined VORTEX2 and worked as a storm chaser for their weather channel. She worked hard at every job she got. Consequently, it paid off and she joined the news agency giant NBC in 2009.

In the initial period, she worked at NBC’s flagship station, WNBC-TV. She even did news like “MH-370 search”, “death of Cory Monteith”, and others. Additionally, she also covered “Donald Trump’s Presidential Campaign”. Trump supporters booed her several times.

Katy Tur, Journalist
Caption: Katy Tur, Journalist

Even she covered the “March 2008 Crane Collapse on the Upper East Side”. This earned her AP’s “Best Spot News Award” in 2009. As she is still engaging in her work, she will receive more and more awards in the future.


Katy started her career in 2005. In her early career, she worked for WPIX-TV, News 12 Brooklyn, KTLA, and HD News/Cablevision. She served as the reporter in these networks.