Katy Tur Bio


Relationship Statistics of Katy Tur

What is Katy Tur marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Katy Tur get married ? (married date):October 27, 2017
How many children does Katy Tur have ? (name):One (Theodore)
Is Katy Tur having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Katy Tur lesbian ?: No
Who is Katy Tur husband ? (name):Tony Dokoupil
Tony Dokoupil

More about the relationship

Katy is a married woman. She is married to her longtime boyfriend, Tony Dokoupil. Tony 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.

She has been in a relationship with 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 with 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.

Who is Katy Tur?

California-born Katy Tur was born as Katharine Bear “Katy” Tur on October 26, 1983. She possesses American nationality. The talented Katy is a popular Broadcast journalist. Similarly, she is also a TV anchor of MSNBC Live.

Presently, she is a prominent figure in the media as the correspondent for NBC News, based in New York City. Additionally, she is famous for reporting “Early Today”, “Meet the Press”, and “NBC Nightly News”.

Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Ethnicity, Nationality, and Education

Talking about her early life, Katy Tur was born on October 26, 1983. Her age is 35. She experienced her childhood in Los Angeles in the state of California. Her parents are Zoey Tur(father) and Marika Gerrard(mother). Her parents were journalists too and her dad has won Television News Emmy Awards, two Edward R. Murrow Awards, the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) Humanitarian Award and an Associated Press National Breaking News award.

She has one sibling, her brother, James Tur. Her nationality is American and her ethnicity is Jewish.

In 2014, her father decided to change his gender so he went through a transgender surgery and turned into a female.


As per her education, she attended Brentwood School. Later she graduated from there in 2001. Afterward, she joined the University of California, Santa Barbara. She graduated from there in 2005 with a degree of BA, Philosophy.

Katy Tur: Early Career

Katy Tur initiated 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.

Moreover, she covered the “March 2008 Crane Collapse on the Upper East Side”.

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.

Katy Tur: NBC

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

Katy Tur’s Book

In September 2017, Katy published a book titled Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History. In the book, she wrote down about her experience while covering the 2016 presidential campaign of Donald Trump.

Unfortunate Miscarriages

The sad reality of her life is that she has had six miscarriages before her son was born.

Katy Tur: Awards, Nominations

In 2009, her coverage of the March 2008 crane collapse earned her AP’s Best Spot News Award. 

In 2017, Tur received the prestigious Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.

Net Worth($5 million), Salary($1 million)

Presently, Katy Tur earns a pretty good amount of salary and has a net worth of $5 million. Her estimated annual salary is $1 million. Her primary source of income is journalism.

Katy Tur: Controversy

Katy Tur has been part of several controversies. Previously, she stirred a controversy when she forgot President Obama’s dealings with Russia while discussing it live on TV. Additionally, she got attacked by Trump supporters socially and verbally. Presently, there are no other rumors that surround her personal or professional life.

Tur recently criticized Congress for not giving paid maternity leave and branded it shameful.

Height, Weight, Body Size

Moving Towards her body measurements, she has a good height of 5 feet 8 inches. Her body weight is 65kg. She has an hourglass body with breast size 37, waist size 26 inch and hips size 37. Her dress size is 8 but her shoe size is unknown. Her eyes are dark brown and her hair color is blonde.

Social Media Presence

Katy Tur is active in various sorts of social media like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. She has around 33.1k followers on Facebook. She has more than 645k followers on Twitter and she has over 24.6k followers on the Instagram account.

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