Tony Dokoupil

Journalist/Author (1980)
Thu Jan 02 2020
By   Sarthak

Who is Tony Dokoupil?

Tony Dokoupil is an American journalist who currently works as the co-host of CBS This Morning. He co-host the show alongside other anchors Gayle King and Anthony Mason. Previously, Tony worked as a CBS News correspondent and a CBS Sunday Morning contributor. He joined CBS News after three years working at NBC News and was also a correspondent for MSNBC. Further, Tony is a married man and is relishing his marital solidarity with NBC News correspondent Katy Tur.

In addition to being a reporter, Tony is also an author. He wrote the critically acclaimed book, "The Last Pirate: A Father, His Son and the Golden Age of Marijuana". The book is a memoir in which he documented his father's exploits smuggling marijuana during the 1970s and '80s.

Tony with his father
Image: Tony with his father.

Tony Dokoupil was born on born on December 24, 1980, in Miami, Florida, the United States to parents Anthony Edward Dokoupil (father) and Ann Dokoupil (mother). As of 2019, he is 38 years old and his birth sign is Capricorn. Tony's father Anthony was the victim of drug addiction and therefore he had a very rough childhood.

Dokoupil graduated with both marketing and communication from The George Washington University School of Business in 1999. Later, Tony obtained his master's degree from Columbia University in 2004 and later earned himself a Phd in media studies.

Talking about his professional career, Tony Dokoupil began his career as a periscope writer and later became a senior writer of the Newsweek and The Daily Beast n 2007. Afterward, Dokoupil started working as a reporter for the NBC News and appeared on MSNBC and NBC News channel. Further, on May 6, 2019, Tony became the co-host of CBS This Morning.

Married Life of Tony Dokoupil; Wife and Children

Talking about Tony Dokoupil's personal life, he is a married man. Well, he married his longtime girlfriend, Katy Bear Tur. The couple exchanged their wedding vows on October 27, 2017, in the middle of the desert in Utah.

Tony and his wife Katy Tur at their wedding
Image: Tony and his wife Katy Tur at their wedding.

Like Tony, his spouse is also associated with journalism. Tony and Katy first met by chance in the makeup room at NBC News when both journalists were working for the news organization in 2015. After dating each other, the duo announced their engagement on January 28, 2017.

Tony Dokoupil with his wife and kid
Image: Tony Dokoupil with his wife and kid.

The couple welcomed their first child, a son named Teddy Dokoupil born on April 13, 2019. As of now the couple is enjoying their parental life. For your information, journalist Ruth Todd had also similar kind of wedding to her husband.

Tony Dokoupil Past Relationship

Before marrying Katy Tur, Tony married another woman with whom he has two children, a son and a daughter. His son name is Tony Jr. while the details about his daughter is not available. Also, Tony's past nuptial records are behind the curtains.

Now talking about Tony's present spouse, Katy Tur, she was also in a relationship with then MSNBC political commentator/sportscaster Keith Olbermann from 2006 to 2009. The pair parted their ways never revealing the reason behind their separation.

Tony Dokoupil's Net Worth

Tony Dokoupil has amassed a giant net worth of $3 million working as a correspondent and co-host in one of the prestigious television station. Throughout his career, Tony maintained a stupendous fortune and fame. As per sources, Tony makes around $120,000 annually from his journalism career and an author also he earns additional earnings. His earnings are quite similar to fellow journalist Vernon Odom and Christie Ileto.

Regarding his wife, Katy Tur who currently works as a correspondent for NBC News has a net worth of $4 million as of 2019. She along with her husband and new-born baby resides in a beautiful house in New York City.

Further, Tony Dokoupil a handsome journalist has a height of 5 feet 8 inch and has a weight around 70 kgs.

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