Katherine Anne Couric, popular as Katie Couric is one of the finest television and online journalist, presenter, and authors in the media industry. She is best known as the a television host who featured on all ‘Big Three television networks’ in the United States i.e ABC, CBS, and NBC. If that isn’t enough, the Virginia based reporter also started out in the reputed CNN as an Assignment Editor. With a career that has lasted over four decades, Couric remains the epitome of woman empowerment and she couldn’t be happier. So, today we take you close to the married life, net worth and background of the veteran journalist.
Katie Couric’s Whopping Net Worth Details
Yes, being a journalist on television can be hectic considering the pressure and responsibility that comes with it, but it does have some perks including the returns in terms of fame and fortune. Surprisingly, the veteran journalist amasses a colossal net worth of $75 million as of July 2020, which helps her to enjoy a lavishing life around all sorts of modern-day amenities.
Talking about her property, Katie currently resides at a lavishing house at Hamptons, New York. In the past, she used to live at the five-bedroom, 4.5 -bathroom apartment since 1998 and raised her daughters at the same house in Park Avenue. However, the veteran television host decided to part ways with the house in 2017, as she listed the house for sale for $8.25 million in October 2017, but sold it four months later for a price under $8 million.
Talking about the source of Couric’s earnings, it is from her career which started at ABC News bureau in 1979, before she moved to CNN and WTBJ accordingly. Over the years, she worked as the co-anchor of Today for NBC and also co-hosted the 2018 Winter Olympics for the media powerhouse. Later, she moved to CBS Evening News in 2006 and became a correspondent for 60 Minutes, while interviewing President Barack Obama and John Edwards for several shows. She was also the managing editor for CBS Evening News, which gave her a massive salary of $15 million per year. She also worked for Yahoo! ABC News from 2014 to 2017.
Katie Couric’s Early Life
Talking about the background of Katie Couric, she was born in Arlington, Virginia on January 7, 1975. She was the daughter of homemaker mother Elinor Tullie and news editor father John Martin Couric. Even though, her mom was Jewish, she grew up in her father’s Presbyterian faith. Interestingly, she did reveal her patrilineal ancestry back to a French orphan who immigrated to the U.S in the 19th century and became a cotton business broker.
As per education, Couric went to Arlington Public Schools, Jamestown Elementary, Williamsburg Middle School, and Yorktown High School. In ffact, she was a cheerleader back then and served as an intern at Washington D.C, all-news radio station, WAVA. She completed her graduation from the University of Virginia in 1975. Moreover, Katie served in several positions at the award-winning newspaper, ‘The Cavalier Daily.’
Katie Couric’s Married Life
While Katie Couric remains vocal about his professional endeavors, she is quite secretive about her personal life. Getting into her love life, sadly, she has had a fair share of ups and downs. Previously, Couric tied the knot with attorney John Monahan III in 1989. The love birds started a family shortly after as they welcomed their first daughter Elinor Tully Monahan in Washington D.C on July 23, 1991 and second daughter Caroline Monahan in 1996. Unfortunately, her romantic life took a heartbreak as her husband died of colorectal cancer in 1998 at the young age of 42.
Couric suffered for a long time as a single mother to raise her daughters. Luckily, she was back in the dating game as the diva started dating fianncier John Molner in 2011. After two,years of serious relationship, the two got engaged in September 2013, and tied the knot later in an intimate ceremony at their home in The Hamptons on June 21, 2014.
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