Katy Tur is a broadcast journalist who works for the New York City based NBC News as a correspondent. She is the anchor of the MSNBC Live at MSNBC channel. Apart from that, Tur does regular reporting from different programs including the Meet the press, WNBC- TV, MSNBC, NBC nightly News, The weather channel and Early Today.
Katy Tur was born as Katharine Bear Tur on 26th October, 1983 at Los Angeles, California in the United States of America. She is an American by nationality and White American by ethnicity. Tur is the daughter of Zoey Tur and Marika Gerrard. Her parents were also journalists. She grew up with her parents and her brother, James. Tur got her early education from Brentwood School in 2001. She completed her graduation from University of California, Santa Barbara with B. A in philosophy in the year 2005. She can speak Spanish fluently.
Katy Tur can be known as an adventure journalist because she used to work as a storm chaser for the Weather channel. It was a risky job and she risked her life many times while covering the storm. In 2009, Tur joined NBC news which was at NBC's station, WNBC TV. She became widely popular for covering the death of Canadian musician and actor Cory Monteith. Cory was famous for his role as Finn Hudson in the Tv series called Glee. He had died because of the effect of drug which consisted alcohol and heroin.
Katy Tur also got into the limelight when she covered the breaking news of MH-370 search. MH- 370 was Flight 370 of Malaysian airlines which disappeared on 8th March, 2014, when it was flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. The flight consisted of 227 passengers and 12 crew members. There were 38 Malaysian passengers, 125 Chinese passengers and other passengers belonged to 13 different countries.
The disappearance of MH- 370 has been considered as a great aviation mystery. All the passengers and crew members are considered dead now but the MH-370 plane has never been found. Katy Tur has also worked in another TV series in 2013 which was titled The Cycle. She appeared on the show, MSNBC Live in the following year. She also worked in the television series titled Rundown as a television correspondent. After that, Tur worked at News Nation with Tamron Hall as a correspondent too. At present, Katy Tur is working as a news correspondent in different television series like NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, Today and Weekend Today.
Personal Life : Who is Katy Tur husband?
As far as the relationship status of Katy Tur is concerned, it is known that she is already engaged to Tony Dokoupil, who is a CBS news correspondent. Earlier, she had an affair with Keith Olbermann for four years from 2006- 2009. She is not married yet so she doesn't have a husband.
Physical features and Net worth : How much is Katy Tur net worth?
Standing at five feet and ten inches above the ground, Katy Tur is a tall woman. She has a well maintained physique at the age of 33 years. Tur weighs around 65 kilograms and has perfect body measurements of 35-24-35 inches. Her hair is of dark brown color and she has eyes of hazel color. The net worth of Katy Tur is estimated to be around $23 million.
Wiki and facts
Information in detail about this talented journalist, Katy Tur is also available on Wikipedia and other internet sites. She is also active on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. Her twitter handle is @KatyTurNBC in which she has over 274 K followers.