Ann Curry Biography

Updated On Feb 20, 2019 Published On Nov 20, 2015
Facts of Ann Curry
Date of Birth: 1956 , November-19
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Ann Curry
Birth Name Ann Curry
Father Bob Curry
Mother Hiroe Nagase
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Guam
Ethnicity White Ethnicity
Profession Television Personality
Working For NBC News
Salary $ 10 Million
Face Color White
Weight in KG 56 kg
Famous for Journalist
Married Yes
Married to Brian Ross
Children McKenzie Ross, William Walker Curry Ross
Divorce N/A
Education University of Oregon
Awards Daytime Emmy
Online Presence Facebook,Wiki,Twitter,Instagram
TV Show Today (since 1952)
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One of the most renowned ladies, Ann Curry is an American television personality, news journalist and photojournalist. She is one of the best television journalists in the world and worked for big channels. She is popular being a prominent anchor of NBC news.

Ann Curry's early life

Ann Curry was born on in Guam, the United States to Bob Curry, a naval sailor and Hiroe Nagase, a house maker. Her father is an American and mother is Japanese. She is American and is of white ethnicity.

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As a child, Ann Curry attended Ernest J. King School. She later enrolled at the Ashland High School and later graduated from the University of Oregon, with a bachelor's degree in arts.

Ann Curry's career

Ann Curry started her career in the year 1978. Since then she has worked with news channels like NBC News.

She is well known for being the anchor of the news show, Dateline, currently presented by Lester Holt, and Today presented by Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb.

Ann Curry's married life

She is a married woman. She got married to Brian Ross. Brian Ross is a software executive. She had affair with Brian Ross from their college days.

Their relationship is based on trust and mutual understanding so there are fewer chances of divorce between them. They have two children together, a daughter called McKenzie Ross and son William Walker Curry Ross.

She is very popular in the social networking site, especially on Twitter. She has 1.5 million followers on Twitter and this proves her stardom in the site.

Ann Curry's net worth

Ann Curry received an annual salary of $2 million from the show, Today starting from the year 2012 till 2015. Her net worth is $10 million.

In 1978, Ann Curry used to receive a salary of $2,000 while working as an intern at NBC. Her salary was $59,000 while she worked with KTVL.

Back in 2003, Ann Curry purchased a house worth $2.9 million at the West 71st Street.

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Born in Guam, United States

November 19 , 1956

Ann Curry was born in Guam, United States to Bob Curry, a naval sailor and Hiroe Nagase, a house maker. Her father is an American and mother is Japanese. She is American and is of white ethnicity.

Graduated from University of Oregon

1978

Ann Curry  lived in Japan when she was child. There she attended Ernest J. King School and started her education career. Later she moved to Oregon and she completed her graduation from University of Oregon with major BA in journalism in 1978.

Began her Career

1978

Just after her graduation Ann Curry  started her board casting career. She started her career by working for the KTVL as an intern. She did a job of reporter for that channel. She did that job from the year 1978 to 1980.

Joined KGW Channel

1980

Ann Curry was the station first female reporter in KTVL and after that she got an opportunity to work in NBC affiliate KGW channel. She worked as a reporter and an anchor over there. She did that job from the year 1980 to 1984.

Joined KCBS TV

1984

Ann Curry moved to Los Angeles and worked for big channel called KCBS channel. She did the job of reporters over there. She did that job from the year 1984 to 1990. While there, she won two Emmy Awards.

Joined NBC News

1990

After spending six years in KCBS TV, she joined NBC News. First she worked as the network's Chicago correspondent and later she started anchoring on NBC News at Sunrise. She did that job from 1990 to 1996.

Departure from Today Show

June 28 , 2012

In 2011, Ann Curry replaced Meredith Vieira as anchor on the Today Show. But curry was planning to replace by that show due to Today's falling rate in 2012. Curry officially left the show by giving an emotional speech on June 28 of same year.

Won Emmy Awards

1987

Ann Curry won this award three times till now. First she won this award in 1987 for the coverage of Los Angeles earthquake and at the same year she won again for reporting of San Bernardino gas pipeline. Third time she won this award in 2007 for her reporting about Darfur crisis.