Tony Dokoupil Biography
Tony Dokoupil is an American journalist who works as a co-host of “CBS This Morning.” Previously, he was a CBS News correspondent and a “CBS Sunday Morning” contributor. His reporting has appeared across all CBS News broadcasts and platforms.
Since joining CBS News in 2016, Dokoupil has interviewed a variety of major artists, entertainers, and newsmakers, among them First Lady Hillary Clinton, comedy legend Steve Martin, and music superstar Dolly Parton.
Tony Dokoupil Age and Birthday
Tony is 42 years old as of 2023. He was born on 24 December 1980 in Connecticut, United States. Tony celebrates his birthday on 24 December every year.
Tony Dokoupil Height and Weight
Dokoupil stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 8 inches tall. He weighs 70 kilograms. His body measurements such as breasts, waist, and hips are 39-34-35 inches.
Tony Dokoupil Family, Parents, and Siblings
Tony was born in Connecticut, United States. His mother, Ann, worked as a teacher, while his father, Anthony, was a marijuana dealer. His family relocated to Miami shortly after he was born. However, he has not shared any information about whether he has any siblings or not. We will update the information once it is available.
Tony Dokoupil Wife
Dokoupil has two children from a previous relationship. He married a fellow broadcast journalist Katy Tur in October 2017, and together they have two children.
Tony Dokoupil Education
Tony attended Severna Park High School. After graduating from high school he enrolled at George Washington University and studied business where he was the first student to graduate in his class, and later pursued media studies at Columbia University.
Tony Dokoupil Career
At “CBS Mornings,” Dokoupil has handled numerous high-profile, on-the-ground, and anchoring assignments. He has co-anchored CBS’ morning news broadcast from the site of critical news events around the world: from Capitol Hill after the January 6, 2021 assault on the Capitol; in Uvalde, Texas, after the mass shooting at Robb Elementary; at the Poland-Ukraine border reporting on the refugee crisis; amid Hurricanes Laura and Dorian; from several battleground states during the 2020 presidential election as a part of his “At America’s Crossroads” series; at the Kennedy Space Center for coverage of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission; and inside The Empire State Building, previewing the revamped observation deck on the 102nd floor.
Dokoupil has also been at the forefront of covering key issues that impact Americans. He has led original coverage on vaping, including a broadcast exclusive interview with Juul CEO Kevin Burns and the first television interview with the co-CEOs of Puff Bar. He also led an investigation into the trading and investing app Robinhood and the death of teenager Austin Kearns, including an exclusive interview with Kearns’ parents.
Since joining CBS News in 2016, Dokoupil has interviewed a variety of major artists, entertainers, and newsmakers, among them first lady Hillary Clinton, comedy legend Steve Martin, and music superstars Dolly Parton and Linda Ronstadt. His cover stories for “CBS Sunday Morning” include features on the scourge of suicide, the struggles of public school teachers, and a successful rehab program for drug and alcohol-addicted airline pilots. His long-form work for “CBS Sunday Morning” includes profiles of Chuck Lorre, Michael Che, Pete Davidson, and Ben Stiller, and cultural pieces on the joys of quitting your job, the benefits of working with your hands, and the fight over plastic straws.
As a correspondent for CBS News, he has written about marijuana legalization, digital privacy, and the second amendment. In addition, Dokoupil had served as a substitute anchor on the CBS News Streaming Network and the “CBS Weekend News.”Prior to that, he is also the author of the critically acclaimed book, “The Last Pirate: A Father, His Son and the Golden Age of Marijuana”, a memoir in which he documented his father’s exploits smuggling marijuana during the 1970s and ’80s.
Tony Dokoupil Net worth and Salary
Dokoupil has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $6 million. His income is mainly attributed to his successful career as a journalist. Although his salary is still unknown. We will let you know when the information is out to the public.
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