Katherine Anne Couric is a writer and a journalist of America. In the recent times, she has contributed to as Global News Anchor of Yahoo! She has an estimated net worth of $75 million.
Biography & Wiki
Couric was born on January 7, 1957, in Virginia, the U.S. to Elinor Tullie and John Martin Couric. Her mother was a part-time writer as well as a homemaker while her father was a news editor as well as a public relations executive. She got admission in the Yorktown High School, Williamsburg Middle School as well as Arlington Public Schools: Jamestown Elementary. Afterward, she attended the University of Virginia in 1975. She did her graduation in American Studies in 1979.
Katie Couric, in 1989, tied her marital knot with John Paul “Jay” Monahan. He was an attorney by profession. The couple welcomed their first child in 1991 whom they named as Elinor Tully “Ellie” Monahan. Afterward, they welcomed their second child in 1996 and named her Caroline “Carrie”. Unfortunately, John passed away due to colon cancer in 1998.
Couric remarried to Molner on June 21, 2014, who is professionally a financier.
She has also been a host of a weekly interview program of one-hour aired on CBSNews.com.
Katie Couric authored a book entitled The Brand New Kid. New York: Doubleday in 2000. Subsequently, she wrote another book under the title The Blue Ribbon Day. New York: Doubleday in 2004. Moreover, she has also written The Best Advice I Ever Got: Lessons From Extraordinary Lives in the year 2011.
Couric has served on the NBC News by being a Deputy Correspondent of Pentagon in 1989. She has made a record contract of $40-million with ABC in 2011. Apart from this, she contributed to a segment regarding HPV vaccine in 2013.
Couric, as an executive producer, contributed to the documentary entitled Fed Up in 2014. This documentary was about the inspection of obesity and food industry in the U.S. Adding to it, she also became the executive producer for a drama film entitled Flint in 2017, which was aired on Lifetime. This drama film is based on the water crisis of Flint, Michigan.
Awards & Achievements
Katie was the guest of honor at the fall gala of Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation in 2004. Furthermore, she became an honorary National Chair of the Moving Day campaign by the National Parkinson Foundation entitled a grassroots campaign for spotlighting awareness regarding Parkinson’s disease nationally. Additionally, her book entitled The Brand New Kid got the top rank in the bestseller list of New York Times.
Couric was honored with the doctoral degree entitled Doctor of Humane Letters due to delivering a speech regarding University commencement at Boston University.
Net Worth of Katie Couric
Katie Couric has a predictable net worth of $75 million. She has earned this huge amount of net worth due to her excellent performance as being a journalist and an author as well.
Couric is an inspiration for everyone who has faith in struggle and hard work. She has proved that one can achieve success through persistence and passion.