Quick Facts of Tony Dokoupil
- Full NameTony Dokoupil
- Net Worth$4 million
- Date of Birth1980 /12 /24
- Marital StatusMarried(Katy Tur )
- BirthplaceMiami, USA
- Eye colourBrown
- Hair colourBlack
- SpouseKaty Tur (27 October 2017 - present)
- EducationThe George Washington University, Columbia University
- Online PresenceTwitter, Facebook
- ChildrenTeddy Dokoupil
Tony Dokoupil is an American journalist, who recently became the co-host of CBS This Morning in May 2019. In addition, he is also an author. Previously, he worked for NBC and MSNBC. Besides this, Dokoupil is known as the writer of a book titled The Last Pirate, about a father and his son.
Dokoupil is also widely recognized as a Journalist and correspondent for CBS News. He has a beautiful personal life with his wife, Katy Tur. However, he was previously married shared two children with his ex-wife. Who is his former wife? Know everything about his previous and current marital relationship here.
Who is Tony Dokoupil? Bio & Wiki
Tony Dokoupil was born on December 24, 1980, in Miami, the United States. His father, Anthony Edward Dokoupil was the victim of drug addiction, and his mother, Ann Dokoupil raised him and later moved to Maryland. Due to low earnings, it became difficult for them to persist in daily life.
Dokoupil holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Moreover, Dokoupil attended The George Washington University School of Business in 1999. He majored in both marketing and communication in 2003. Later, he obtained his master’s degree from Columbia University in 2004. Likewise, he also gained himself a well-deserved Ph.D. in media studies.
Tony Dokoupil’s Parents
Tony Dokoupil was born in a low-class family as his father was so much involved in the drugs trafficking. During the time, the authorities were waging a war against drug trafficking and as a result, his father left home. After completing his education, Tony went on a search for his father. In order to find his father, he instead found the criminal history of his father, Anthony. After seeing that, he said:
”You’ve never met someone so happy to discover that their father was a class I felon.”
Later, his father got arrested and sent to prison. Also, Tony has written a book on his father that titles The Last Pirate: A Father, His Son, and the Golden of Marijuana in 2014. On the other hand, Tony hardly talks about his mother.
Is Tony Dokoupil Married? Know His Wife & Children
Tony Dokoupil is a married man. Well, he tied a knot with his girlfriend, Katy Bear Tur. The couple met for the first time during their work as a correspondent. Moreover, Katy is a correspondent for NBC News. Similarly, his wife, Katy also anchored the MSNBC Live and reported for several News platforms including NBC Nightly News, Today, Meet The Press, Early Today, WNBC-TV, and The Weather Channel.
How did they meet for the first time?
To be clear, Tony met his life partner in the makeup room at MSNBC in 2015 when Tony used to work there. After dating each other, the duo announced their engagement on 28 January 2017 after he asked his sweetheart to marry him. Because of Katy’s busy schedule, Tony had to postpone his proposal. After the much-delayed engagement, the couple organized a quick ceremony and surprised their family and friends.
Surprisingly, the pair planned their wedding ceremony in the middle of the desert in Utah. Well, the couple finally exchanged their vows in the desert on 27 October 2017. Furthermore, they tied a knot on that place where there were no network signals. They selected the venue intentionally, to ensure that invited guests pay attention to the wedding without having any discussion regarding politics.
Moreover, on December 13, 2018, Keith reported that she is pregnant with a son due in April 2019. The duo is now enjoying their parenthood with a son, Teddy Dokoupil, born on April 13, 2019. The pair share a strong and loyal bond together. And there are not yet any disputes between the couple which can lead them to their divorce. Instead, they are living a happy life together. Looking at their chemistry, Tony’s wife, Tur, could seem to be his first spouse to last forever, unlike his past matrimonial relationship.
Tony and Katy Previous Relationship
Tony Dokoupila already had two children, a son and a daughter from his previous conjugal. The date, venue, and other records of his past nuptial are not available for now. His son name is Tony Jr. whereas, the detail about his daughter is also not available along with the ex-wife.
Besides, Dokoupil has not yet revealed detail information about his past affairs and relationship with an ex-wife or with any other girl. He is living a happy life, along with his spouse in New York, United States. Moreover, the pair has not yet confirmed any conflicts in the media, which can lead them to their separation or divorce.
Before their marriage, his spouse, Katy Tur was also in a relationship with then-MSNBC political commentator, and sportscaster Keith Olbermann from 2006 to 2009. After dating for three years, the duo even got spotted in several events and programs. Later, they got separated. However, the pair never revealed the reason for parting the ways.
Hence, Tony is now happily living with his spouse and children.
How much is Tony Dokoupil’s Salary & Net Worth?
As a correspondent for the CBS News Channel, Tony Dokoupil accumulates a vast earning from his profession. However, he has not yet disclosed his salary and net worth in the media. As per some reliable sources, he makes between $60 thousand – $176 thousand as an annual salary. As per the Amazon, his book The Last Pirate costs $15.95.
It wasn't supposed to happen before midnight tonight but it turns out the founder of a radical pro-gun group has already posted online blueprints for using 3D printers to make guns.
— CBS This Morning (@CBSThisMorning) July 31, 2018
Moreover, his wife, Katy, has maintained an amassed net worth of $4 Million. The couple happily lives in a beautiful house resides the New York City. Besides, Dokoupil has not yet disclosed any details about his car, dogs, and properties. Neither, Tony has made any endorsement deals with any brands.
Tony Dokoupil’s Career Highlights
Dokoupil started his career as a periscope writer. Later, he became a senior writer of the Newsweek and The Daily Beast in 2007. During his work, he wrote some extraordinary books, including The Suicide Epidemic, ICrazy, and Dustoff 73. Furthermore, Dokoupil rose to the stardom after publishing his book The Last Pirate. The book sold to many peoples and even liked by the mass.
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Goodbye, Kennedy Space Center. 50 years ago, right now, three Americans were on their way to the moon, and in addition to all the grand, humanity-sized benefits of that bold mission, a small personal one: I got to sit where Cronkite did for a CBS Special Report, marking the launch. There is a word for how that felt. Wowza.
After that, Dokoupil started working as a reporter for the NBC News and even appeared through MSNBC and NBC News Channel. In 2015, Dokoupil announced as the national reporter for MSNBC news channel. Additionally, he became a network correspondent in October 2015. Later in 2016, he changed his post to CBS News and became a correspondent for the CBS channel. On May 6, 2019, Tony became the co-host of “CBS This Morning.” In addition, Dokoupil is also the author of the critically acclaimed book, “The Last Pirate: A Father, His Son and the Golden Age of Marijuana.”
What is Tony Dokoupil’s Age & Height?
Born in 1980, Tony Dokoupil is currently in his late thirties. As of 2019, his age is 38 years. As many of his fans already know, the famous author celebrates his birthday on every 24th of December, a day prior to Christmas Day. On the same day, famous authors like Stephenie Meyer and Mary Higgins Clark also enjoy their birthdays. Moreover, Tony’s star sign (zodiac sign) is Capricorn. The people born with the birth sign Capricorn are persistent, sensitive, practical and disciplined.
Tony stands at a good height of 1.73 m (5 feet 8 inch). Furthermore, he has an athletic body. His eyes are brown, and his hair color is black. Well, his body measurements are unknown. Connect with him on Instagram.