Katie Couric

Inside Biography

Katherine Anne Couric is an American journalist and author who has been a TV host on all Big Three television networks in the United States.

She recently worked as Yahoo! Global News Anchor and was an Assignment Editor for CNN in the past. In addition, she hosted Katie, a syndicated daytime talk show produced by Disney–ABC Domestic Television from September 2012, to June 2014.

She has been married to John Molner since 2014. She had two daughters; Elinor Tully "Ellie" Monahan born in 1991 and Caroline "Carrie" born in 1996.

Early Life Of Katie Couric

Katie Couric was born as Katherine Anne "Katie" Couric in Arlington, Virginia, U.S.A. She is an author as well as a journalist who was born to a homemaker mother named Elinor Tullie and her father John Martin Couric was a news editor who also worked as a public relations executive.

She has a mixed ancestry of German and Irish but believes that the first who came to the USA was from France. She was born to a Jewish mother but her religion is Presbyterian, which is a Reformed Protestant.

She was born as a single child to her parents and doesn’t have any half-siblings. Born and bred in the USA, she is an American by nationality and belongs to a white ethnicity.

Growing up around Virginia, she studied at the Jamestown Elementary for her soph 0re year. Then she was transferred to Williamsburg Middle School, where she developed some interpersonal skills.

Katie Couric's Education And Career

A slow starter in childhood, her parents wanted her to be involved in many outer activities and thus they send her to Yorktown High School. There, she got into the cheerleading group and got to know many other people. This way she developed much confidence. It was there that she got her first internship which was to a Washington based radio station named WAVA.

She studied journalism at the University of Virginia and worked in different magazines that were published by the student there. She also worked for a newspaper named The Cavalier Daily under UVA which had won an award for the best newspaper. Graduating from there in 1979, she earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism with her major in American Studies.

Katie Couric's Net Worth And Salary

Katie Couric's net worth is $75 million USD. Her net worth in 2013 was $55 million. Having worked for some famous news channels like ABC, CBS, NBC etc. She has earned much fame and fans in different countries. 

Katie Couric's Personal Life

Regarding her personal life, she is a married woman and a mother of two children. Currently married to John Molter in 2014, she has been divorced once before. Prior to this, she was engaged to fellow reporter Jay Monahan after the couple had been dating for some time.

Their 9 years long romantic life that started in 1989, and the wedding was done in a church between some friends and relatives. The couple had two kids: Caroline Couric Monahan and Elinor Tully "Ellie" Monahan. After some personal reasons that haven’t been clear until now, the couple got a divorce in 1998.

Besides these two relationships, she has also been in some affairs in different periods across her life. She was linked to having dated Chris Botti from 1977 to 1979. After that, she also dated Tom Werner, only for a year though.

After Tom, she went in a living relationship with Jimmy Reyes from 1981 to 1984. Breaking up with Jimmy after she found him having affair with another woman, she was romantically involved with Carroll Lesesne from 1986 to 1987. Then she was single for some 11 months before she met her first husband.

by sanjeet, 03 Feb, 2015

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