Who Is Tony Dokoupil from CBS News? His Wiki and Age
Tony doesn’t share information regarding his actual date of birthday, but from his academic history it seems that he was born in 1981, and in the USA, so is now in his late 30s. Dokoupil is best known as a correspondent for CBS News, as well as the author of books such as “The Last Pirate”.
— tonydokoupil (@tonydokoupil) November 10, 2017
Engaged, Marriage and Wife
Tony is married to Katy Tur, his fellow author and journalist; the wedding ceremony was held on 27 October 2017 in Utah. Katy has written books such as “Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History” and worked on several TV projects including “MTP Daily”, “Late Night with Seth Meyers”, “MSNBC Live”, “Meet the Press” and “Headliners”. It seems as if the couple is living a happy and prosperous life. They don’t have any children as of today, but who knows what the future holds?
Background and Education
Speaking about Tony’s ethnicity, he is Caucasian and has brown hair and brown eyes. According to photos available on the internet, Dokoupil has a fit body, and although he doesn’t share information regarding his height and weight, we can tell that he is of above average height. When it comes to his education, he was a student of George Washington University, where he studied business, and later on at Columbia State University, post-graduating with a Master’s degree in American studies. In addition, he earned a PhD fellowship, but dropped out to pursue a career in journalism, but later speaking about which, the author and correspondent said that he still doesn’t know if it was the best or the worst idea of his life.
— tonydokoupil (@tonydokoupil) March 26, 2017
So just how rich is Tony Dokoupil as of mid-2018? According to authoritative sources, this author and correspondent has net worth of over $1 million, accumulated from his career in the mentioned fields; he hasn’t shared any information regarding his assets such as houses and cars with the media. Working as a correspondent means that he makes a minimum of $60,000 on a yearly basis, plus other income.
— tonydokoupil (@tonydokoupil) February 10, 2018
Career on Television
Tony made his TV debut appearing in “MSNBC Live” in 2016, and quickly followed by working on “CBS This Morning: Saturday” in the following year, serving as its substitute co-host, and in the same year, also on “CBS News Sunday Morning”, appearing in seven episodes of the series. In addition, Dokoupil has been utilized as a news correspondent for “CBS This Morning”, reporting on topics such as the Paris climate agreement, the Flint water crisis, and covering the presidential election primaries, as well as co-writing “Continental Drift”.
Career as an Author
Prior to gaining prominent fame and attention, Tony wrote for such media as “Newsweek” and “The Daily Beast”. Dokoupil is widely recognized for writing the book entitled “The Last Pirate”, in which he opened up about the relationship with his father; the book was released in 2014 by Penguin Random House, and was described as “a probing, exuberant memoir about the history of the American drug economy” by The New York Times, with his father’s descent being described as “tragic” – as Tony reveals, his father ran one of the largest marijuana rings of the 20th century, in concert with the Colombian mafia. In addition to all of the acclaim and appraise the book received, it was also called “fascinating…more than just a rollicking, dope-saturated yarn” by Salon.