Katie Couric is a famous American journalist, producer, presenter, and author who has a net worth of $90 million. She worked for CBS News, NBC News, and ABC News. Besides, she worked as the Global News Anchor of the American web service provider Yahoo!. Apart from these, she founded a multinational news and production company called Katie Couric Media.
Katie worked for ABC News from 2011 to 2014 with a deal of $40 million. Besides, she worked for NBC News from 1989 to 2006, and CBS News from 2006 to 2011, with a handsome salary. Moreover, she worked as an assignment editor for CNN.
As a presenter, she was the co-host of the American news and talk morning TV show, Today. Her book titled The Best Advice I Ever Got: Lessons From Extraordinary Lives was enrolled in the best-seller list of The New York Times.
Katie Couric: At a Glance
|Full Name||Katherine Anne Couric|
|Date of Birth||7 January 1957|
|Birth Place||Arlington County, Virginia, U.S|
|Husband||John Molner (m. 2014); Jay Monahan (m. 1989-1998)|
|Children||2; (Elinor Tully Monahan, Caroline Couric Monahan)|
|Profession||Journalist, Actor, Producer, Presenter|
|Net Worth||$90 million|
Katie was born in Arlington, a county in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the U.S, on 7th January 1957. Her parents are John Martin Couric and Elinor Tullie. Her mother was Jewish where her father belongs to French ethnicity. Her sister, Emily Couric, is a senator of the Virginia Democratic State.
Talk about education, she went to many high schools like Williamsburg Middle School, Arlington Public School, and Yorktown High School. In 1979, Katie graduated from the University of Virginia, taking a degree in American Studies.
After graduation, Katie joined the ABC News bureau located in Washington D.C. Later, she worked as an assistant editor in the American news-based pay television channel, CNN.
In 1989, she joined NBC News. Here, she worked for 17 years. She worked as a co-host of the popular American news and talk morning television show, Today. Besides, she appeared as a co-host of the 2018 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremonies. In 2006, she moved to CBS News.
In CBS News, she worked as an anchor and the managing editor of the flagship evening television news program called CBS Evening News. Besides, her contribution to the television news magazine called 60 minutes is noteworthy.
In 2011, she again joined ABC News with a $40 million signing contract. She worked here from 2011 to 2014. Katie further worked with Yahoo! as the Global Anchor of Yahoo! News. Apart from working in numerous television channels, she founded the Katie Couric Media Company.
Katie is an author too. She has written three popular books. Among these, her ‘The Best Advice I Ever Got: Lessons From Extraordinary Lives’ book became the New York Times Best-seller. Her name was enrolled in the Television Hall of Fame.
This popular American journalist makes $10 million a year. She has earned most of her wealth from working on numerous television channels. Besides, she is the owner of the Katie Couric Media Company.
No, she hasn’t retired from media yet. Since 1979, she is still working actively. Though she is passing a busy time with her books, she hasn’t announced her retirement from media.
Katie Couric married Jay Monahan in 1989. But, Monahan died in January 1998. Later, Couric married John Molner in 2014, who is a Banker. Katie is now the mother of two children.