Tony Dokoupil

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Tony Dokoupil is an American journalist. Tony Dokoupil is a correspondent for CBS News well known as the author of a book titled The Last Pirate. His book was about a father, his son, and the age of marijuana. Previously, he worked for NBC and MSNBC.

Early life and Childhood

As of 2019, Tony Dokoupil is 42 years old. He was born on December 24, 1980, in the United States of America. His Father’s name is Anthony Edward Dokoupil and his mother’s name is Ann. However, he was raised by his single mother.

He was having a luxurious life with a luxury condo and a family yacht while his dad was alive. When he was just 6 years old, his life took a tragic turn when his father stopped supporting the family and became an addict.

Then his mother as well as him shifted to Maryland and faced a difficult life. However, time took a turn and he became a talented kid who learned a lot of lessons at a young age of his life.

Likewise, he belongs to American nationality and ethnicity English.

Tony Dokoupil – Education

Talking about his educational history, he attended George Washington University and completed his studies in marketing and communications.

Then, he studied for an MA in American studies from Columbia University with the grandchildren of President George H.W. Bush studied. in the same batch. Furthermore, he has started a Ph.D. but never completed it.

Tony Dokoupil – Net worth

Tony has gathered enough wealth to take care of himself by working for over a decade. His estimated net worth is around $6 million. Mostly, a CBS News correspondent earns a salary of $62,000 in the US.

Likewise, the senior writer earns around $75,000 annually in the US.

Additionally, Tony is also an author of a book named The Last Pirate: A Father, His Son, and the Golden Age of Marijuana. Further, his book costs $15.95 in the Amazon store.

Tony Dokoupil – Professional life

Tony Dokoupil started his career in journalism while he was studying at the University. His first workplace was at Newsweek’s Periscope section where he got the opportunity to do some writing and edition work.

Likewise,  he got a better job as a senior writer for The Daily Beast and Newsweek after three years.

Similarly, he started working for NBC News in 2013. Later, after three years he also joined MSNBC as its journalist. Then, he moved from MSNBC to CBS channel News in 2016 where he works as a journalist.

On May 6, 2019, he was named the new co-anchor of CBS This Morning and he made his debut on the program on May 20.

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Caption: Tony Dokoupil (Source: Biography line)

Likewise, he has written a book named The Last Pirate was released in 2014 and traded quite well.

Personal life

Tony is happily married to his longtime girlfriend Katy Tur who is an NBC News correspondent. They tied the knot on October 27, 2017, in the Utah desert. However, they met for the first time in the makeup room at MSNBC.

On April 13, 2019, the couple is blessed with a baby Theodore Dokoupil. They are living a happy and blissful life together. They seem very happy with each other. So that there is no sign of divorce anytime soon.

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Caption: Tony Dokoupil with his wife and baby I(Source: Allstarbio)

Furthermore, Talking about his past relationship, he was previously married to another woman. Moreover, her name and marriage date are not revealed. The couple ended with divorce in 2013 after having two children, a son Tony Jr. and a daughter.


Tony has a well-profiled. He is a sober man. He tries to keep his personal and professional life away from scandals. However, there are no rumors and controversies regarding his personal and professional life.

Social media

Tony is not socially active on social media. However, he has a Twitter account but not Facebook and Instagram account. He has around 26k followers on Twitter.

Body Measurements

Reflecting on Tony Dokoupil’s body measurements, his height is 5 ft 8 inches and weighs around 70 kg. His biceps size is 12 inches, and his body measurements are 39-34-35 inches. Likewise, he has brown eyes color and black hair color.