Katy Tur
Katy Tur
Celebrated Name: Katy Tur
Real Name/Full Name: Katherine Bear Tur
Gender: Female
Age: 40 years old
Birth Date: 26th October 1983
Birth Place: Los Angeles
Nationality: American
Height: 5ft 2inch
Weight: 55kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Husband/Spouse (Name): Tony Dokoupil
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Is Katy Tur Lesbian? No
Profession: News anchor, Journalist
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $5 million
Last Updated: April 2024

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Katy Tur is an American author and broadcast journalist working as a correspondent for NBC News. She is a fan of the jam band Phish; she often makes references to the band and incorporating their lyrics in her reporting.  Apart from English, she is fluent in Spanish, she had a falling out with her father, and the two did not talk for several years.

Early Life & Biography

She is the daughter of journalists Zoey Tur and Marika Gerrand. Tur graduated from Brentwood School. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is from Jewish descent on Zoey’s side. Her mother said Katy has been covering news since the day she was born. When Tur was 5years, her father started asking her to work up her own live reports.

While she was growing up, she usually spends her weekend in the air over Los Angeles. They could fly down to Catalina Island for lunch. At the age of 14years, her parents lost their bearings, both personally and professional the fancy vacations disappeared, her parents were depressed and angry, they froze like a watch there was no future, only the past. Later, Tur went to the University of California on a boatload of loans; she set on becoming a doctor or a lawyer. She wanted to chase the news journalist seemed like a lot of fun,

Personal Life

Tur was in a relationship with MSNBC political commentator and sportscasters Keith Olbermann.  On October 27, 2017, in Utah, she married Tony Dokoupil, a correspondent for CBS News. In December 2018, Tur announced she was pregnant for Dokoupil’s first child.

Tur gave birth to a son in April 2019 Katy Tur said babies need time with their parents and also mum needs support, from their partner,   the partner should get equal time off she said it appears as though lawmakers talk about paid time off for parents, but they do nothing about it. She has two step-children from her first marriage.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on October 26, 1983, Katy Tur is 40 years old as of today’s date 23rd April 2024. Her height is 5ft 2inch tall, and her weight is 55 kg.


In the year of 2009, Tur joined NBC’s local station in New York City, WNBC-TV, and then she rose to the flagship NBC News at the national network level.  While at NBC News, Tur covered the death of Cory Monteith, and the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

Tur was the NBC News reporter during Donald Trump presidential campaign Tur was assigned the task of informing the Trump campaign about the Access Hollywood tape she featured Trump’s conversation with Billy Bush about women that had a network in possession. During the Trump campaign, she singled out Tur in his criticism of the press.

Tur was verbally harassed at an event in Florida; she was booed by Trump supporters, according to CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer.  But according to Trump’s campaign manager, he didn’t mean it in any malicious way; Trump did not want anyone to harass or attack her. In an article for Marie Claire Tur reflected on covering the Trump campaign rallies.

In September 2017 Katy also published a book, Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the craziest Campaign in American History, She recounts her experience in covering the 2016 presidential campaign of Donald Trump. Her book spent several weeks on the New York Times Best Seller list.

Awards & Achievements

In 2009 she was awarded AP’s Best Spot News Award for coverage of the March 2008 crane collapse on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. She also received the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.

Net Worth & Salary of Katy Tur in 2024

Katy Tur Net Worth
Katy Tur Net Worth

Katy is an American author and broadcast journalist; she was born in Los Angeles in October 1983. Tur graduated from the University of California, and she worked for regional stations including KTLA, WIPX-TV, Fox 5 New York and News 12 Brooklyn. Her duties included informing Trump’s campaign about the infamous Access Hollywood tape. This famous author is worth $5 million as of April 2024.

Katy owns all the footage and has successfully licensed it many times over the last few decades. She became a storm chaser with the VORTEX2 team for the Weather Channel. Her father is Robert Tur, who is known as Zoey Tur after he underwent a male to female transition. Katy is who she is today through hard work and determination.


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