Nothing beats the excitement and satisfaction of dating someone who truly loves and respects you for who you are. This fact best describes the relationship between John Molner and his famous wife, Katie Couric.
Prior to their marriage, Molner, though successful in his own right, was not really known to the public. It was after he tied the knot to Couric, a media mogul, renowned journalist, and TV hall of fame inductee that his popularity rocketed. The couple’s marital relationship has not only earned respect in the entertainment circle but also attention and followership on both the internet and in real life. Join us as we unveil all the facts about John Molner.
John Molner – Wiki, Bio (Age)
Katie Couric’s husband was born in Chicago, Illinois, on January 21st, 1963 to Paula Molner and Herbert Molner. John was raised together with his two brothers named David Molner (a film financier) and Tom Molner (an attorney).
The banker cum financier is believed to have graduated from elementary and high school institutions situated in the United States. As for his college, he first studied at Trinity College and later graduated from the Chicago Booth School of Business. He was subsequently hired to work as a financier at the New York-based private banking firm, Brown Brothers Harriman.
After investing his expertise at Brown Brothers for several years, John Molner retired from the company in the year 2014. Despite his retirement, the Chicago-born financier still serves as the bank’s senior advisor.
Family: Wife And Children
John Molner has two biological children – a son named Henry Molner and a daughter named Allie Molner. The two were born by his former wife Jane Franke Molner, whom he divorced after their marriage. Despite their parents’ divorce, Allie and Henry have been part of their respective lives. During their father’s marriage to Katie, they were among those who celebrated their big day with them.
As a wonderful father figure, John is helping his wife to raise her two daughters called Caroline Monahan and Elinor Mohanan who were products of her intimate relationship with her first husband, Jay Monahan. Jay passed away from complications from colon cancer in the year 1998. Elinor and Caroline were also in attendance during their mother’s second marriage to her banker sweetheart.
John Molner and Katie Couric’s marriage was not their first. Their relationship was prompted by the former’s divorce and the death of the latter’s husband. The pair’s paths crossed for the first time in the year 2011, after which they became friends and then lovers.
Molner and Couric dated until sometime in September 2013 when the banker popped the question. Although Katie really took her time before she eventually accepted to marry John, the journalist was worth the wait.
The financier, who previously dated American financier Jessica Hsu briefly based on reports, got married to Couric on the 21st day of June 2014 at her home in the Hamptons in the presence of close friends and family. They had a small wedding which was officiated by the pair’s mutual friend, John Ellis. Since then, John and his family live in their newly acquired mansion in New York City. They reportedly bought the property at the cost of $12 million.
Talking about John Molner’s beautiful wife, Katie is one of the finest and most reputable journalists and media personalities the U.S has ever produced. An author as well, she is one of the few television moguls who has served in the three major American broadcast TV networks – the National Broadcasting Company (NBC), CBS, and the American Broadcasting Company (ABC).
Background Information About Katie Couric
The daughter of John Martin Couric (a news editor and public relations executive) and Elinor Couric (a homemaker), the journalist was named Katherine Anne Couric after her birth on January 7th, 1957, in Arlington, Virginia, in the United States.
Katie had her basic education at Arlington-based public schools. She began her academic journey at Jamestown Elementary, from where she joined Williamsburg Middle School and later Yorktown High School.
After interning at all-news radio station WAVA(in Washington, D.C.) as a high student learner, Couric was admitted to the University of Virginia in the year 1975. She graduated four years later from the institution with a bachelor’s degree in American Studies.
John Molner and Katie Courie reportedly have a combined net worth of $75 million. The journalist is said to have amassed a whopping $55 million from her thriving career while the financier’s net worth is estimated at $20 million.