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Ann Curry Net Worth 2023, Nationality, Career, awards

Net Worth$20 million
Salary$6 million
Date of birthNovember 19, 1956
Full nameAnn Curry

This article takes into consideration Ann Curry Net Worth 2023, Nationality, Career, awards, age and so many more. Ann curry net worth is valued at $20 million according to various sources. She is is an American journalist and photojournalist, who has been a reporter for more than 30 years, focused on human suffering in war zones and natural disasters.


Curry has reported from the wars in  Kosovo, Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Afghanistan, Darfur, Congo and the Central African Republic. Read Jeff Merkley net worth

Ann Curry Net Worth and Biography

As of 2023, Ann Curry net worth is valued at $20 million. She is currently contracted with NBC News and her contract is about $30 million dollars for five years. Her salary comes somewhere around $6 million every year. Read Also Tucke Carlson net worth


Ann Curry Biography

Ann Curry was born in Agaña, Guam, the daughter of Hiroe Nagase and Robert Paul “Bob” Curry. Her mother is Japanese, and her father, an American from Pueblo, Colorado, had Irish and German ancestry.

 Her parents met when her father, a career United States Navy sailor, worked as a streetcar conductor during the United States occupation of Japan after World War II. She is the first of five children.

Ann Curry Education

Curry lived in Japan for several years as a child, and attended the Ernest J. King School on the United States Fleet Activities Sasebo naval base in Sasebo, Nagasaki. Later, she moved to Ashland, Oregon, where she graduated from Ashland High School. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from the University of Oregon in 1978.


Ann Curry Career

Curry began her broadcasting career in 1978 as an intern at then NBC-affiliate (now CBS-affiliate) KTVL in Medford, Oregon. There she rose to become the station’s first female news reporter.

In 1980, Curry moved to NBC-affiliate KGW in Portland, where she was a reporter and anchor. Four years later, Curry moved to Los Angeles as a reporter for KCBS-TV and received two Emmy Awards while working as a reporter from 1984 to 1990

In 1990, Curry joined NBC News, first as the NBC News Chicago correspondent then as the anchor of NBC News at Sunrise from 1991 to 1996.


Curry also served as a substitute news anchor for Matt Lauer from 1994 to 1997 at Today.

From 1997 to 2011, she served as news anchor at Today, becoming the show’s second-longest serving news anchor, behind Frank Blair, who served in that capacity from 1953 to 1975. 

Curry has reported on major international stories, filing stories from places such as Baghdad, Sri Lanka, Congo, Rwanda, Albania, and Darfur.

Curry hosted NBC’s primetime coverage and highlights of the Live Earth concerts on July 7, 2007, and also contributed with interviews for the special with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former Vice President Al Gore.


Curry reported from the USS Theodore Roosevelt during the invasion of Afghanistan in November 2001, and had an exclusive interview with General Tommy Franks.

She reported from Baghdad in early 2003, and then from the USS Constellation as the war in Iraq began. Curry was also the first network news anchor to report from inside the Southeast Asian tsunami zone in late 2004.

In 2009, Curry traveled to Iran, where she interviewed then-President of Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad days before Ahmadinejad traveled to America to speak in front of the United Nations General Assembly.

Ann Curry Net Worth

As of 2023, Ann Curry net worth is $20 million making her one of the richest journalists in the world. Aside from her work as a journalist, Ann Curry has been involved in the following charitable works.

  • Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation
  • Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
  • AmeriCares
  • Save the Children
  • Médecins Sans Frontières
  • Airline Ambassadors International
  • buildOn

Personal life

Curry was raised Catholic by her mother, who was a convert to the religion. Curry is married to Brian Ross, a software executive, whom she met in college. They have a daughter, McKenzie, and a son, William Walker Curry Ross. The family lives in New Canaan, Connecticut. Read Zain Aher net worth

Awards and Honors

Ann is a recipient of several accolades for work. Among them includes;

  • Emmy Awards, presented for coverage of the 1987 Los Angeles earthquake and for reporting on the explosion of a San Bernardino gas pipeline
  • Golden Mike (four times), presented by Radio and Television News Association of Southern California
  • Quinn Award, Los Angeles Press Club.
  • Certificate of Excellence, Associated Press
  • Gracie Award, presented by the Foundation of American Women in Radio and Television
  • Excellence in Reporting, presented by the NAACP
  • Vision Award, presented by the Asian American Journalists Association,
  • Pioneer Award, presented by University of Oregon, 2003
  • Truth in Media Award, presented by the Centre for Responsible Leadership
  • Hall of Achievement induction, University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication, 2002
  • Common Wealth Award of Distinguished Service, presented by PNC Bank for outstanding achievements in mass communications, 2008
  • Honorary Doctorate in Journalism from Southern Oregon University on May 6, 2010, after giving the commencement address
  • Curry received an honorary degree from Providence College in Providence, Rhode Island on May 16, 2010

As of 2023, Ann Curry net worth is $20 million

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