In 2001, Katie Couric made history as the highest-paid journalist in the history of television news. Let’s take a look into the life of a famous television personality here.
Katie Couric, full name, Katherine Anne Couric, is a famous American broadcast journalist. She is best known as the longtime co-host of NBC’s Today show.
In addition, Katie is also known as the first solo female anchor of a major network (CBS) evening news program. Back in 2021, as a guest host on Jeopardy, she became the first woman to host the game show in its history.
The daughter of a writer-journalist, Kaie has worked with a few big names like NBC News, Yahoo, Big Three television networks, CNN, CBS News, and ABC News.
What Happened To Katie Couric?
As of now, Katie Couric is in good health condition, however, she did open up about her health issues in 2021. The journalist opened up about her past struggle with bulimia.
The legendary journalist talked about her eating disorder in her new memoir ‘Going There’. While discussing her book, Katie mentioned that she began obsessing over her weight as a young woman.
This eventually led her to discontent about her body. Later on, in the 1980s Couric became aware of how harmful eating disorders were. That is when she started to focus on healing herself.
In the present time, she has a healthier relationship with food. After the painful experience, she has been teaching her daughters to embrace their bodies.
Katie Couric Reflected On Dating Ex-Boyfriend Brooks Perlin
Katie Couric is happily married to her husband John Molner, however, she did reflect on the dating scene with her then-boyfriend Brooks Perlin. She looked back on her five years relationship with Perlin who was 17 years junior to her.
During an interview, she mentioned that it was the time when she was really struggling. She first started dating Perlin in 2006 after they met at a fundraiser for cancer research. She lost her first husband to colon cancer in 1998, when he was just 42-years old.
After dating for five years, the former couple parted ways in December 2011. Couric mentioned that the split was “inevitable”.
Find Katie Couric Book On The Internet
There are four books by famous journalist Katie Couric available on the Internet. In one of her latest publish, Going There, she has laid out the intimate details of her life.
The book brings out her struggle with bulimia and her experiences with her own body which is an unexpected and interesting aspect. She also has other books like The Best Advice I Ever Got: Lessons from Extraordinary Lives (2011), The Blue Ribbon Day (2004), and The Brand New Kid (2000).
Katie Couric And John Polner Married Life: Inside Their Family
After a few failed relationships, she met banker, John Molner. Soon after, she started dating her now-husband Molner. They got engaged in 2013 and eventually tied the knot at Couric’s house in the Hamptons in June 2014.
For the duo who met through their mutual friends, it was love at first sight. Couric is also the mother of two beautiful daughters, Elinor “Ellie” Monahan and Caroline “Carrie” Monahan.
Her oldest daughter Ellie’ and her now-husband Mark got married in 2021. Mark proposed to her in 2019 with the same engagement ring that Ellie’s late father gave to her mom, Katie.