Quick Facts of Bob Kur

  • Full NameBob Kur
  • Net Worth$1 Million
  • Date of Birth1948 /04 /13
  • NicknameBob
  • Marital StatusMarried
  • Birthplace Nutley, New Jersey
  • EthnicityWhite
  • ProfessionJournalist
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Eye colourBrown
  • Hair colourBlack
  • Spouse Cathy Porter an
  • EducationColumbia University
  • Online PresenceTwitter
  • Children3
  • Horoscope Aries

Bob Kur is an American journalist who is known for his work for the Eastern Educational Network as a researcher, reporter and also a writer. In additon, he also served as a fill-in host for several NBC News shows including NBC Nightly News. In 1996 Kur became the weekend anchor on NBC’s Today Show.

The 71 years old journalist Kur is a married man. Kur got married to his wife Cathy Porter with whom he shares three children.

Birthdate & Education

Bob Kur was born on April 13, 1948, in Nutley, New Jersey under the birth sign Aries. He belongs to American nationality and holds white ethnicity. Apart from this, there is no information about his parents, siblings and early life as he prefers to stay away from the media and limelight. Kur went to Ithaca College and later in 1970 he received a bachelor’s degree. After that, Kur went to Columbia University to learn masters in communication.

Wife: Cathy Porter

The 71 years old Bob Kur is a happily married man. He shared the wedding vows with his longtime partner Cathy Porter. However, the couple has not shared the details of their marriage as they stay away from the media. Through their blissful marriage, the couple is the parents of three children.

However, the identity and birthdate of their kids are unknown. Although there are very little details about Kur’s relationships, he is probably living a blissful life. At present, there are no news and rumors of his divorce or having extramarital affairs.

Net Worth

Bob Kur is a well known popular journalist and earns a substantial amount of money from her career. Her net worth is reportedly around $1 Million similar to that of other NBC reporters including Julie Fine, and Kelly O’Donnell. Kur worked for Eastern Educational Network as a researcher, reporter, and writer from where he earned a decent amount of money.

Likewise, Bob also served as a host for several NBC News shows including NBC Nightly News where the employee earns an average salary of around $73k. In addition, he also became the weekend anchor on NBC’s Today Show.

Bob Kur
Journalist Bob Kur

Moreover, Kur also became an anchor for MSNBC and later he became the White House correspondent where he earned around $83105 to $112769. In additon, he also works for Washington Post Radio.

Career

Bob Kur began his journalism as a researcher, reporter, and writer for the Eastern Educational Network. In 1973 he was hired by the WRC-TV, a Washington, D.C. based NBC affiliate. Kur was selected for a Cleveland, Ohio-based NBC News reporting in 1976.

Bob Kur on his work station
Bob Kur at his work station

In additon, Kur also served as a fill-in host for several NBC News shows including NBC Nightly News and NBC News at Sunrise. In 1996 he became the NBC’s Today Show’s weekend anchor. Kur received attention in the mid-1990s for his coverage of the tobacco industry lawsuits. He later became MSNBC’s anchor and the correspondent of the White House.