Katie Couric Bio

(Journalist, Author, and Broadcaster)

Relationship Statistics of Katie Couric

What is Katie Couric marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Katie Couric get married ? (married date):June 12, 2014
💑 Anniversary in 357 days 💑
How many children does Katie Couric have ? (name):Two: Elinor Tully and Caroline
Is Katie Couric having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Katie Couric lesbian ?: No
Who is Katie Couric husband ? (name): View Couple ComparisonJohn Molner
John Molner

More about the relationship

Katie Couric is currently married to John Molner since 21st Jun 2014.

Prior to this marriage, she was married to John Paul “Jay” Monahan for 9 years from 1989 to 1998.

John and Katie married on January 24, 1989, in Washington.

The couple wed in front of their close friends and family. Together, they are parents of two children, both daughters, Elinor “Ellie” Tully Monahan born on July 23, 1991, and Caroline “Carrie” Couric Monahan born on January 5, 1996.

Ellie graduated in 2013 from Yale University and Carrie graduated in 2018 from Standford University.

John Paul “Jay” Monahan: Death

John Molner died on 24th January 1998, due to colon cancer.

In 1997, he was diagnosed with a tumor. After hearing the news, his family was shattered. He battled for nine months.

After that, Katie was in a relationship with the men including Jimmy Reyes (2006), Chris Botti (2005 to 2006), Tom Werner (2000 to 2004), and Carroll Lesesne (1999 to 2000).

Who is Katie Couric?

Katie Couric is a journalist, author, and broadcaster who hails from America. She gained a lot of popularity and fame appearing as a host in popular shows such as Today, CBS Evening News, and correspondent for 60 Minutes.

Moreover, she has spent her career in popular television news channels such as  ABC, CBS, and NBC.

Katie Couric: Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education

Katie Couric was born in Arlington, Virginia, the U.S. on January 7, 1957. She spent her early life under the tutelage of her parents John Martin Couric Jr. and his wife Elinor Hene.

Her nationality is American and her ethnicity is mixed (French, Scottish, English, German, Jewish). She spent her childhood along with her three siblings named Emily Couric, Clara Couric Batchelor, and John M. Couric Jr.

Reflecting on her education and qualifications, she completed her earlier education at Jamestown Elementary and Williamsburg Middle School. Later on, she completed her high school graduation from Yorktown High School. Furthermore, she enrolled at the University of Virginia and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.

Katie Couric: Career, Profession

Katie Couric started her career with the ABC News bureau based in Washington, D.C. in the year of 1979. Later, she served for CNN with the role of an Assignment Editor, as well as Reporter for WTVJ based in Miami and NBC’s WRC-TV.

In the year of 1989, she entered NBC News with the position of Deputy Pentagon Correspondent. Eventually, she became the host, co-anchor, and co-host of the shows such as, ‘Today,’ ‘Sunday Today’ as well as ‘NBC News at Sunrise.’

In 1991, she became the regular co-anchor of the NBC program, ‘Today’, and continued for the next fifteen years. Moreover, she hosted many specials including ‘Everybody’s Business: America’s Children,’ ‘and ‘Harry Potter: Behind the Magic’, and the Olympic Games opening ceremonies.

She was given the opportunity to interview famous political personalities such as Presidents Ford, Carter, George H. W. Bush, Hilary Clinton, and George W. Bush.

Afterward, she left NBC to join CBS as the Anchor and Managing Editor of the show named ‘CBS Evening News,‘ in the year 2006. While working for CBS, she interviewed many notable stars such as ex-President Obama, Hillary Clinton, Condoleezza Rice, Tzipi Livni, Norah Jones, as well as Michael J. Fox. Also, she became a ‘60 Minutes’ correspondent from 2006 to 2011.

Katie was the leading reporter of two CBS Reports series called ‘CBS Reports: Children of the Recession’ in the year 2009, and ‘CBS Reports: Where America Stands,’ in 2011. Later on, she joined the ABC news channel in the year of 2011 as a special correspondent.

Currently, she is anchoring a weekly web talk show named, ‘Katie’s Take’ airing on ABC News.

Katie Couric
Caption: Katie Couric Smiley Looks (Source: Forbes )

Awards and Nominations

In her career, she has achieved a lot of awards due to her work.

Katie Couric earned a ‘Gracie Allen Award’ in the category of ‘Outstanding Anchor‘. Also, she won the prestigious Peabody Award’ for her contribution to the series ‘Confronting Colon Cancer.

Moreover, she has won ‘Emmys’ for ‘Outstanding Investigative Journalism as well as for ‘Outstanding Interview’ for her role in the show named ‘60 Minutes’.

Net Worth and salary

As a result of a long-spanning successful career for such a long time, it has presented her fame as well as fortune. As of now, her net worth is estimated at $75 Million with a yearly salary of $15 Million.

Katie Couric’s Rumors, and Controversy

Katie has always maintained an admirable image in her career earning and respectful reputation.

However, on a few occasions, she was accused of plagiarism after her producer copied huge portions from a ‘Wall Street Journal’ column written by Jeffrey Zaslow.

In late April 2020, Katie revealed that she was shaken and felt uncomfortable in an interview with Denzel Washington in 2004. Denzel was there to promote his movie and Katie asked him about actors talking about politics.

After this question, Denzel started to bump back-and-forth. She said “I think he totally misconstrued a question I asked and kind of jumped all over me. It was so uncomfortable because he was doing it with Meryl Streep… I don’t think I said anything wrong… I don’t know what happened,”

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

Katie Couric has a well-maintained body structure despite her growing age. She stands at the height of 5 feet 4 inches weighing just 59 kg.

Also, her body figure is 37-27.5-38 inches giving her an hourglass figure. She has blonde hair and blue eyes.

Social Media Profile

Katie is quite active in popular social media and also has a YouTube channel. She has more than 1.7m followers on Twitter and on Instagram with over 1.1m likes. Also, she has an outstanding 676k like on Facebook.

 

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