Katie Couric is a famous Journalist as well as a host of the show “All of the Big Three”. She is the founder of a multimedia news and production company named “Katie Couric Media”.
What happened to Katie Couric?
Recently, On September 28, 2022, Katie revealed that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer.
Katie Couric’s Bio, Age
Katie Couric was born Katherine Anne Couric on January 7, 1957, in Arlington, Virginia, USA. She is currently 65 years old as of 2022. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn and holds American nationality.
Her father’s name is John Martin Couric and her mother’s name is Elinor Hene. He died in 2011 at the age of 90 after battling Parkinson’s disease.
Katie has three siblings named Clara Couric Batchelor, Emily Couric, and John M. Couric Jr.
Katie Couric attended Arlington Public School. As a high school student, she did an internship at the radio station WAVA. Later, she completed her graduation from the University of Virginia in 1979.
Katie Couric’s Career
Katie Couric began her career with the ABC News bureau located in Washington, D.C. She also worked for CNN as an editor and as a reporter for WTVJ in Miami. She joined NBC news where she worked as a host of the program named “Today” in 1989.
In 1991, Deborah Norville didn’t came back after her maternity leave. So, Katie was placed as a permanent co-anchor for the NBC program named “Today”. She worked in NBC for over 15 years.
Katie has also hosted several shows like “Everybody’s Business: America’s Children”, “Harry Potter: Behind the Magic”, “Legend to Legend Night: A Celebrity Cavalcade”, etc. She interviewed various political personalities like “Clinton”, “George W. Bush”, Carter”, and many more.
After that, she joined CBS media as the anchor and managing editor. She hosted the show “CBS Evening News” in 2006. For CBS, she interviewed various personalities like “Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice”, “President Obama”, “Norah Jone”, and many more.
From 2009 to 2011, she hosted the weekly interview program on CBSNews.com. In 2013, she was hired by Yahoo News as the Global Anchor.
On September 28, 2022, Katie revealed that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer. She became a spokeswoman for colon cancer awareness ever since her first husband John Paul died from the disease.
Why did Katie Couric leave ABC?
Katie Couric left ABC because her contract expired with ABC.
What is the Net Worth of Katie Couric?
Katie’s main source of income is Journalism. Moreover, she has an estimated net worth of $110 million as of 2022.
Is Katie Couric Married?
Katie Couric tied the knot with the attorney John Paul “Jay” Monahan in 1989. The couple together had two daughters named Elinor Tully “Ellie” Monahan on July 23, 1991, and Caroline “Carrie” on January 5, 1996. Unfortunately. Katie’s husband died at the age of 42 because of colorectal cancer.
On June 21, 2014, Katie got married with John Molner after dating each other for 2 years.
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Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Katie Couric is 5 feet 1 inches or 154 cm tall and weighs 59 kg or 130 lbs. Her body measurement in inches are 37-27-38.