Tony Dokoupil Bio, Age, Height, Career, Personal Life, Net Worth

Profession: Journalist
Date of birth:
Net worth: 4 Million
Birth Place: Miami, FL
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Religion: Christianity
Relationship Status: Married

Tony Dokoupil is an American journalist who is famous as a correspondent for CBS News. Dokoupil has also established himself as an author and wrote the book, “The Last Pirate”. The book was about a father, his son, and the age of marijuana. Throughout the years, Tony has gone on to work for various news stations and is regarded as one of the best in the business.

Dokoupil began his career working for NBC and MSNBC News channels. He was, however, tempted by an opportunity to work with CBS News. Tony is still working for CBS and is now a senior correspondent for the network. Let us now get to know a bit more about him, shall we?

Tony Dokoupil: Early Life and Education

Tony Dokoupil was born in 1981, in Miami, United States of America. He was born to parents Ann Dokoupil and Anthony Edward Dokoupil. Tony was, however, raised by Ann as his parents got divorced when he was very young. His father was having issues with drug addiction and Ann had to get Tony to a safer environment.

For his education, Tony went to the prestigious Columbia University. He studied in the same batch with the grandchildren of the then-President George H.W. Bush. Tony was a kid with exceptional potential from a very young age. Moreover, he was also a very hard working kid in his schooling days.

Tony Dokoupil: Career

Tony began pursuing a career in journalism ever since his college days. While he was studying at the Columbia University, he was offered a role at Newsweek’s Periscope section. There, he was able to showcase his writing skills as he did a bit of editorial work too. After a few years of working for them, he was able to land the role of senior writer for The Daily Beast and Newsweek.

Next, in 2013, Tony got a new job at NBC News. His time as a correspondent at the network was a good one. It also did allow him to grow and expand his skills in the field of journalism. After having spent 3 years with NBC, he got a new job at MSNBC, again as a correspondent. After a successful stint at the network, he moved to CBS News Channel. Tony is still working for CBS as a correspondent and after having spent over 10 years in journalism, he is now a senior journalist for the network and a well-respected figure.

Tony Dokoupil: Personal Life

Now looking at the personal aspects of Dokoupil’s life, he is married to the NBC News journalist, Katy Bear Tur. The two first met each other in the makeup room at MSNBC and soon began dating. Next, on the 28th of January, 2017, the two were on a date and Tony gave Katy the ring. After having been engaged for just 9 months, Tony and Katy set their wedding date.

The ceremony was in the middle on the Utah desert with no flowers or expensive decorations. As per reports, the couple selected this specific location to avoid network signals. Evidently, mobile phones could not distract guests. The beautiful couple has now been together for 2 years and things are going pretty well for them.

Tony Dokoupil: Net Worth and Social Media

For his age, Tony has certainly been able to accomplish a lot. He is now one of the biggest names in journalism. For all the work that he has been doing, Tony makes just over 100k annually while his net worth is somewhere around $4 million. He is now living a luxurious life with his wife in New York City.

Dokoupil is also pretty active on social media platforms. You can find him on Twitter where he goes by the handle @tonydokoupil and has over 18.1k followers.