Ann Curry is an American television personality. Apart from this, she is also a news journalist and a photojournalist. Ann Curry has been a reporter for the last thirty years and has worked around many wars in Syria, Congo and the Central African Republic to name a few. Furthermore, Ann Curry has covered many disasters as well, the most popular coverage of these being of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti.
Ann Curry was born to Bob Curry and Hiroe Nagase on November 19, 1956 in Guam, U.S. Curry’s mother was of Japanese descent whereas her father had Scottish, Irish, German and French blood. Curry is the eldest of five children and spent some of her childhood in Japan. Later she moved to Ashland, Oregon. She completed her high school education and her B.A in English in the same city.
Ann Curry was raised as a Catholic Christian by her mother. Her mother had converted to the religion after marrying Bob Curry, her father. At present Ann Curry is married to Brian Ross. She met Brian Ross at college and they have a son and a daughter together. The family of four resides in New Canaan, Connecticut.
Ann Curry began her career in 1978 with KTVL, in Oregon. There, she became the first female reporter for KTVL. In 1980 Curry moved to KGW in Portland. She worked as a reporter and an anchor in KGW. Curry next moved to L.A for KCBS-TV four years later.
Next she joined NBC News and remained there. Curry worked with Today until 2012. In 2015 Curry left NBC News after working there for a period of twenty-five years. At present, Curry is still working as a reporter for her own start-up.
A few of the most notable awards and achievements she received in the course of her career are three Emmy Awards she won for covering the L.A earthquake, an explosion in San Bernardino and for reporting about Darfur. Further, Curry has won the Golden Mike four times. She has also won the Vision Award presented by the Asian American Journalists Association.
How much is Ann Curry Net Worth in 2017
Ann Curry’s net worth stands at $12 million US dollars as of 2017. The American journalist has been actively covering many wars and many disasters. Curry has been a reporter for the last three decades. She has covered human suffering in the wars of Iraq, Syria, Congo, Israel, Afghanistan, and Kosovo to mention a few.
Apart from this, she has also covered many disasters including the Tsunamis in the Southern parts of Asia, the earthquake in Los Angeles and the disaster in Haiti in 2010. Ann Curry left NBC News after about twenty-five years of working there. Ann Curry then began her own start-up and still continues to work as a reporter even now.
Ann Curry has spent the major span of her career as a reporter, photojournalist, anchor and as a co-host. The American news reporter has won many awards, the most notable of them being four Emmy Awards. Curry now works with her own start-up company as a news reporter.