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OccupationJournalist, Television journalist
EthnicityJapanese, French, German, Scottish, Irish,
Place of birthHagåtña, Guam
Birthyear1956
BirthmonthNovember
Birthday19

Ann Curry is an American journalist as well as a photojournalist. To date, Curry has reported the news from the wars in Syria, Darfur, Congo, the Central African Republic and so on. Curry working as a reported for over three decades mainly focusing on human suffering in war zones and natural disasters.

Curry is married to her long-term boyfriend Brian Ross, a software executive. The duo has two children, a son and a daughter from their marital relationship. 

What Is The Net worth Of Ann Curry In 2019? Income, Salary

Ann Curry earns a tremendous sum of fortune from her career as a journalist. She is working as a reporter for over thirty years. Curry has reported the news from the war zones in different countries including Syria, Darfur, Congo and so on. 

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Curry earns an average annual salary of around $3 million and his net worth as of 2019 is reportedly around $10 million. Reporters who work in the war zones are provided more facilities, allowances, wages and bonuses thus Curry also definitely gets a decent payment. 

How Is the Married Life Of Ann Curry With Her Spouse? Wedding, Relationships, Children

Ann Curry has a thriving professional as well as personal life. Curr is a married woman. She got married to her long-term boyfriend Brian Ross, a software executive. They both met each other in college and dated for several years before tying the knot.


CAPTION: Ann Curry and her husband Brian Ross photo

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Curry and her lover Brian exchanged their wedding vows in 1989. From their marital relationship, the pair are blessed with two kids, a daughter McKenzie Curry Ross, and a son, William Walker Curry Ross. The happy family lives in New Canaan, Connecticut.


CAPTION: Ann Curry and her family photo

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Since their wedlock, the husband and wife are together and are living a blissful life with their children. To date, there are no issues or rumors regarding their divorce and extramarital affairs. 

When Was Ann Curry Born? Early life And Education

Ann Curry was born on 19th November 1956 in Guam and was raised in San Diego and Alameda, Japan, California, Virginia, Virginia Beach and Oregon. She is a famous American television personality, photo journalist as well as a news journalist.

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Curry was born to American family to Bob Curry and Hiroe Nagase. Her father is from Pueblo, Colorado and is of German, French, Cherokee and Irish descent. He met her Japanese mother Hiroe during U.S. occupation of Japan as he was a career Navy sailor following the Second World War. Among five children Ann is the eldest one.

During her childhood, Ann lived in Japan for several years and studied at Ernest J. King School on United States Fleet Activities Sasebo naval base in Sasebo, Nagasaki. Curry graduated from Ashland high School when she moved to Ashland, Oregon. In 1978 she graduated from University of Oregon holding B.A. degree in journalism. Since her birth, her mother raised her Catholic who was a convert to the religion. 

Professional Career Of Ann Curry 

In 1978 Ann Curry started her career as an intern in the broadcasting field at NBC-affiliate which is now known as CBS-affiliate KTVL in Medford, Oregon. She became the first female news reporter at the station.

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Later Curry moved to NBC-affiliate KGW in Portland in 1980 as a reporter and anchor. After working there for four years she moved to Los Angeles for working at KCBS-TV as a reporter. Due to her hard work over there she was awarded with two Emmy Awards.

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Ann Curry then joined NBC News in 1990 as a correspondent. Later from 1991 to 1996, she worked as an anchor for NBC News at Sunrise. From 1994 to 1997 Curry also served as the substitute news anchor for Matt Lauer at Today.

Moreover, Ann became a permanent new anchor at Today from 1997 to 2011 as she became show’s second longest serving news anchor behind Frank Blair. Along with Stone Phillips, she was named as co-anchor of Dateline NBC but later Phillips left in June 2007.

From 2005 to 2011 she became primary substitute on NBC Nightly News. During her career, Curry has reported many international stories too like from Sri Lanka, Rwanda, Baghdad, Darfur, Democratic republic of Congo and Albania.

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On 7th July 2007, Ann hosted Live Earth concert. She have the contribution with interviews with former Vice President Al Gore and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. She also had an exclusive interview with General Tommy Franks.

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To raise the money for a charity she jumped off Transporter Bridge in Middleborough, England on 17th December 2007. Curry also interviewed then President of Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in 2009 when she was in Iran.

Later in January 2018, Curry returned to television with her six-part PBS series, We'll Meet Again. Moreover, she further appeared on The View as a guest co-host on 23rd January 2018.

Ann Curry Awards And Achievements

In 2007 Ann Curry was awarded with Daytime Emmy Award for her excellence performance in morning program Today. She also won News & Documentary Emmy Award in 2010 and 2011 for her outstanding performance.

Ann Curry Facts

  • Age: 62 years (as of March 2019)
  • Height: 177 cm
  • Weigh 56 kg or 123.4 lbs
  • Body measurement: 34-24-30 inches
  • Bra size is 34B
  • Zodiac sign is Leo
  • Spouse: Brian Ross
  • Children: William Walker Curry Ross, McKenzie Ross
Updated On Sun Jan 11 2015 Published On Sun Jan 11 2015 By rajan

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