Katie Anne Couric is a famous Author and American journalist. She has worked as a television host for various news channels like CNN, NBC news, CBS news and many more. Not only she has worked as a news host, but she has also hosted the Katie show. She has also written a book which is counted among the best sellers. In the year 2004, her name was inducted in the TV hall of fame.
She is considered as a woman with strong opinions and views who is always confident and dedicated to putting forward her views in front of the public. If you are interested to know more about life, career and net worth of Katie Couric in 2019, then continue to read on.
Early Life & Biography
She was born on 7th January in the year 1957 in Arlington in Virginia. She is the daughter of John Martin and Elinor Tullie. She attended Arlington Public School and then she went into Jamestown Elementary. She has also attended Williamsburg School and then she took admission in Yorktown High School. She was also an intern in all news radio station when she was at high school. In the year 1975, she took admission in the University of Virginia. She completed her graduation in the year 1979 got American Studies.
In the year 1989, she got married to John Paul, and they had a daughter named Elinor Tully in the year 1991. Their second daughter was born in the year 1996 whom they named Caroline. In the year 1998, her husband died because of the colon cancer. Due to the death of her husband, she decided to create awareness of cancer disease in the world.
She was active in the Hockey team league campaign, and she also goes to various charities for donations and as an honored guest. In the year 2013, she got engaged to John Molner and had a two-year relationship with him earlier than engagement. Both of them got married on 21st June in the year 2014, and they also have appeared in the cooking series. She has also written books among which one of the books is ranked in bestsellers.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
She started her job at the ABC News in the year 1979 in Washington, DC. After this, she joined the channel CNN as the assistant editor. She sued to work as an assistant reporter between the years 1984 to the year 1986. In the year 1989, she joined the NBC News channel and then she worked as an anchor substitute. In the year 2018, she returned to the channel to host opening ceremonies. She started working as a political correspondent in Today in the year 1989. In the year 1991, the anchor of the channel went on maternity leave and then Couric got the chance to hold that position.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Katie Couric is around $80 million which she has earned by working as an anchor on the news channels. She worked for the NBC News for a long time from the year 1989 to 2006. She has also earned by working for CBS News and ABC News as a correspondent. She has got an apartment in Manhattan which cost $3,200,000 in the year 2011.
Katie Couric is an anchor on news channels, and she is a strong woman who puts her views and opinions in front of the public and the interviews she is always confident. Her first husband died because of cancer and then she started working as a philanthropist. She created awareness regarding the cancer disease and also donated a huge amount of money to charities.