Tony Dokoupil Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 28 Nov, 2018
Facts of Tony Dokoupil
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Tony Dokoupil
Birth Name Tony Dokoupil
Nick Name Dokoupil
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession Journalist
Working For CBS News
Salary $60k-$176k
Famous for CBS
Married Yes
Married to Katy Tur
Education Columbia University
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American journalist, Tony Dokoupil is a correspondent for CBS News who is known as the author of a book titled The Last Pirate which was about a father, his son, and the age of marijuana. Prior, he worked for NBC and MSNBC. However, among people, he is famous for being the husband of author and broadcast journalist, Katy Tur. The couple married on October 27, 2017, in Utah at an intimate ceremony.         

Tony Dokoupil' Early Life, Education, and Career 

Tony Dokoupil was born in the United States of America. He is of American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. He completed his BBA summa cum laude from the George Washington University - School of Business in 2003.

Tony graduated from Columbia University in the City of New York in American Studies in 2005.       

Soon after completing his education, Tony Dokoupil started working at Newsweek's Periscope section in 2004. Later he edited a weekly page of idea-driven news and the My Turn column for two years.         

CAPTION: CBS Correspondent, Tony Dokoupil. SOURCE: Deadline

In 2007, Dokoupil served as a senior writer in Newsweek & The Daily Beast and wrote a string of cover stories, including The Suicide Epidemic, iCrazy, and Dustoff 73. In 2014, he released a book named The Last Pirate.        

Tony Dokoupil joined NBC News in 2013 as a senior writer and worked for 2 years. Later, he worked as a correspondent for MSNBC. As of 2018, he served a correspondent for CBS News.

Tony Dokoupil's Net Worth

Tony Dokoupil has been contributing in the field of journalism since 2004. Currently, he serves as a correspondent for CBS News and as per some online sources, he earns between $60k-$176k.

Considering his career growth, Tony Dokoupil' net worth might be in a seven-digit figure. Similarly, his wife earned a good sum of amount form her career, she has an estimated net worth of $4 million. 

Tony Dokoupil's Personal Life 

Tony Dokoupil is happily married to his longtime girlfriend, Katy Tur, NBC News correspondent. The couple tied the knot on October 27, 2017, at an intimate family ceremony in Utah. 

CAPTION: Tony Dokoupil with wife Katy Tur. SOURCE: Page Six

The duo first met in the makeup room at  MSNBC when Dokoupil worked at the network. He proposed Tur in January at their home in New York. The couple is yet to share news regarding their children and pregnancy.

Prior to marrying Tony, Katy Tur, dated then-MSNBC political commentator, and sportscaster Keith Olbermann from 2006 to 2009.

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