Katie Couric is an American journalist, presenter, producer, and author.
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Katie Couric was born on January 7, 1957. She is 65 years old.
She enrolled at her father’s alma mater, the University of Virginia, in 1975 and was a Delta Delta Delta sorority sister. She graduated in 1979 with a bachelor’s degree in American Studies.
She is the founder of Katie Couric Media, a multimedia news and production company. She also publishes a daily newsletter, Wake Up Call. From 2013 to 2017, she was Yahoo’s Global News Anchor. Couric has been a television host at all of the Big Three television networks in the United States, and in her early career, she was an assignment editor for CNN. She worked for NBC News from 1989 to 2006, CBS News from 2006 to 2011, and ABC News from 2011 to 2014. In 2021, she appeared as a guest host for the game show Jeopardy!, the first woman to host the flagship American version of the show in its history.
Some of her most important presenting roles include co-host of Today, anchor of the CBS Evening News, and correspondent for 60 Minutes. Couric’s 2011 book, The Best Advice I Ever Got: Lessons from Extraordinary Lives, was a New York Times bestseller. In 2004, Couric was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame.
Couric married attorney John Paul “Jay” Monahan III in 1989. She gave birth to their first daughter, Elinor Tully “Ellie” Monahan, in Washington, D.C., on July 23, 1991; their second daughter, Caroline “Carrie” was born in New York City on January 5, 1996. Her husband died of colorectal cancer in 1998 at the age of 42.
In September 2013, she became engaged to financier John Molner after a two-year relationship. Couric married Molner in a small, private ceremony at her home in The Hamptons on June 21, 2014. The two star in the online cooking series Full Plate with Katie & John, appear on the Sur La Table website.
On September 28, 2022, Couric revealed that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer on June 21 of that year. She underwent surgery for the disease in July and began radiation treatment on September 7.
Her net worth is $110 Million.
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