Katy Tur Bio, Wiki
Katy Tur whose fullname is Katharine Bear Tur is an American journalist and author. She is a correspondent for NBC News and anchors for MSNBC Live.
Katy Tur Age
Katy was born on October 26, 1983 in Los Angeles County, California, United States. She is 37 years old as of 2020.
Katy Tur Family
Katy is the daughter of Robert Albert Tur (now, Zoey Tur) and Marika Gerrard. Her parents co-founded The Los Angeles News Service in 1983 pioneering 24 hour helicopter newsgathering. Three Television News Emmy Awards and Edward R. Murrow Awards for broadcast quality, as well as an Associated Press National Breaking News award and a Humanitarian Award from the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA). The couple divorced in 2003 after 23 years of marriage.
Katy Tur Father
Katy’s father has transitioned and now goes under the name Zoey Tur. She is an American commercial pilot and reporter who co-founded Los Angeles News Service with her then-wife, Marika Gerrard. The Los Angeles News Service was the first to deploy an AStar helicopter to cover breaking news in a large metropolis, as well as the first to broadcast a high-speed police chase.
In 2017, she claimed that her estrangement from Katy was due to her transition, to which Katy stated that they had been on bad terms for a time but that it wasn’t because to the change.
Katy Tur Siblings
Katy has one brother, James Tur, who works in the medical field.
Katy Tur Husband
Katy is happily married to the love of her life Tony Dokoupil since 2017. He is a co-host of “CBS This Morning” and an American journalist. He previously worked as a CBS News journalist and a contributor to “CBS Sunday Morning.”
The couple is blessed with three children; two of whom are Katy’s stepchildren and one biological son known as Teddy Dokoupil who was born in April 2019. He was born via an unscheduled C-section, was undersized at birth, and was losing weight. She stated to TODAY,
“Teddy was born healthily, but he was a little baby, weighing only 6 pounds and 4 1/2 ounces. He shrank much more over the next four days, dropping to 5 pounds and 15 ounces. He was in the sixth percentile of the population. It was great as long as he regained his weight, which meant he had to eat and eat and eat, which wasn’t easy, not only because of the C-section, but also because breast milk isn’t the fast grab-and-go, ready-made meal you may assume it is before you try to create it.”
Katy Tur Education
Katy earned a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of California, Santa Barbara. As a journalist, she claims that Philosophy allows her to ask questions.
“I graduated with a B.A. in philosophy and it was by far the best major I could have taken in college. A lot of people in this business take journalism as a major. Others take communications. It allows me to ask questions, and that is what I do every day.”
Katy Tur Greek
Katy claims to be descended from Greeks. Her Greek grandfather called her Katarina, which means Katherine in Greek. She claimed to be Greek and exhibited mismatched demonic eyes on Twitter in June 2019.
Katy Tur NBC – Katy Tur MSNBC
Katy is an NBC News correspondent and MSNBC Live host. She began her career at NBC as a reporter for WNBC-TV in New York City, an NBC affiliate. She came to NBC three years later, when her first assignment was to cover Corey Monteith’s death, followed by a motorbike attack on an SUV, and finally the search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH-370.
She was eventually promoted to correspondent and began participating to programmes such as “Weekend Today” (2012-2016), “NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt” (2012-2016), and “NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt” (2012-2016). (2012-2017). She was named the Donald Trump presidential campaign’s embedded reporter in 2016.
Katy started her career as a reporter for the KTLA Channel in Los Angeles. She also worked for News 12 Brooklyn, Fox 5 New York, and The Weather Channel’s VORTEX2 crew as a storm chaser for a short time.
Katy Tur Book
Her book, “Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History,” premiered on the New York Times best seller list in September 2017.
Katy Tur Trump
Lachlan Markay and Asawin Suebsaeng of the Daily Beast published a book called “Sinking in the Swamp: How Trump’s Minions and Misfits Poisoned Washington” in February 2020, in which they claim that Donald Trump referred to Katy Tur as “that bitch with the tranny dad” during the 2016 campaign.
Tur’s biological father, Zoey Tur, came out as transgender in 2013 and became the first transgender person to work as a national news reporter in 2015.
Katy initially spoke with Trump in 2015, shortly after he announced his candidacy. She rebutted Trump’s allegations about foreign policy and racial sentiments, prompting Trump to call her “a very naive person.” During campaign rallies, he referred to Tur as “Little Katy” and a “third-rate journalist,” and he included her in his description of the media as “scum.”
Katy Tur Kim Jong-UN
Katy tweeted on April 21, 2020, that North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un was “brain dead.” “North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is brain dead, according to two US officials,” she tweeted. According to one current and former US official, he recently underwent cardiac surgery and slipped into a coma.”
She later apologized for the message and deleted it. “Out of an excess of caution, I’ve deleted that final tweet. I’m awaiting additional information. Apologies.”
Katy Tur Salary
Katy earns a salary of $ 500,000, according to Herald Weekly.
Katy Tur Net worth
She has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her career as a journalist.