Katy Tur Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Katy Tur Quick Info
Height5 ft 2 in
Weight55 kg
Date of BirthOctober 26, 1983
Zodiac SignScorpio
SpouseTony Dokoupil

Katy Tur is an American author and journalist known for having reported on popular news platforms like Today, Meet the Press and WNBC-TV. She has released books like Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History. Katy has a huge social media fan base with more than 500k followers on Twitter.

Born Name

Katharine Bear Tur

Nick Name

Little Katy

Katy Tur as seen in March 2017
Katy Tur as seen in March 2017 (nrkbeta / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Born Place

Los Angeles, California, United States

Residence

New York City, New York, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Katy Tur went to the Brentwood School in Los Angeles. After graduating from high school in 2001, she got enrolled at the University of California, Santa Barbara and graduated in 2005 with a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy.

Occupation

Author, Journalist

Family

  • Father – Hanna Zoey Tur (Journalist) (After being diagnosed with gender identity disorder, he underwent hormone replacement therapy and has become a trans woman)
  • Mother – Marika Gerrard
  • Siblings – James Tur (Younger Brother)

Manager

Katy Tur is represented by Creative Artists Agency.

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 2 in or 157.5 cm

Weight

55 kg or 121 lbs

Katy Tur and James Tur as seen in May 2018
Katy Tur and James Tur as seen in May 2018 (Katy Tur / Twitter)

Boyfriend / Spouse

Katy Tur has dated –

  1. Keith Olbermann (2006-2009) – Katy started going out with political commentator and sportscaster Keith Olbermann in 2006. They reportedly dated for about 3 years before pulling curtains on their relationship in 2009.
  2. Tony Dokoupil – In October 2017, Katy got married to correspondent Tony Dokoupil in a secret and intimate wedding ceremony. They later held a lavish reception for their family and friends. They had first met in the makeup room at MSNBC. Dokoupil was working at MSNBC at that time.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Blonde

Eye Color

Green

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Broad Smile
  • Prominent Nose
  • Green eyes

Brand Endorsements

Katy Tur hasn’t done endorsement work for any brand yet.

Katy Tur and Tom Hanks as seen in December 2017
Katy Tur and Tom Hanks as seen in December 2017 (Katy Tur / Twitter)

Religion

Her religious views aren’t known publicly.

Best Known For

Having worked as a correspondent and journalist for NBC. She has also reported on numerous NBC news platforms such as Today, Early Today, Meet the Press, NBC Nightly News, and WNBC-TV.

First Film

She hasn’t been cast in any theatrical film yet.

First TV Show

In August 2012, Katy Tur made her first TV show appearance on Today.

Personal Trainer

Her workout routine and diet plan aren’t known.

Katy Tur Favorite Things

  • Go-To Travel App – Airline Apps
  • Must-Pack Items – The New Yorker and books
  • Must-Have Airport Lounge Amenities – Free drinks and charging stations
  • Airline Cabin – First Class or Business cabin
  • Most Valuable Airline Perk – Flight Upgrades
  • In-Room Dining Indulgence – Fries, Steak, Beer
SourceTravel and Leisure
Katy Tur and AJ Finn as seen in March 2018
Katy Tur and AJ Finn as seen in March 2018 (Katy Tur / Instagram)

Katy Tur Facts

  1. Apart from English, she is also fluent in Spanish.
  2. In 2017, she was honored with the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.
  3. The NBC network made her the embedded reporter for Donald Trump‘s campaign for the 2016 US Presidential Campaign. Her criticism and the negative coverage of Trump’s campaign led to her being booed by his supporters at his rallies. She later penned an article for Marie Claire in which she discussed her experience of covering the Trump campaign and the negative treatment dished out at his rallies.
  4. In September 2017, she published her book, Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History, in which she once again recounted Trump’s Presidential Campaign.
  5. Follow her on Twitter and Facebook.

Featured Image by nrkbeta / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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