Steve Doocy Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Steve Doocy net worth is
$2 Million

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Steve Doocy Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017

Stephen Jams Doocy, born on the 19th of October, 1956, is an American newscaster, author and former DJ, who became popular for his work on the Fox News Channel.

So how much is Doocy’s net worth? As of mid 2016, it is estimated by authoritative sources to be $2 million, acquired from his years in radio and television as a newscaster and reporter, and also as a best-selling author.
Born in Algona, Iowa, Doocy is the son of James Edward and JoAnne, and comes from Irish descent. Doocy grew up in Abilene, Kansas where he got his elementary education. He transferred between Russell, Salina and Industry until he finished. He later completed his junior high education in Wakefield and matriculated high school in Clay Center, Kansas. Doocy got his degree in journalism at the University of Kansas, and it was in his college years that his career started; he first worked as a disc jockey at his school radio station KJHK.

Steve Doocy Net Worth $2 million

Soon after his years in college radio, Doocy’s opportunities came streaming in – some of his early work included being part of the show “Early Morning Newscast” at WCBS-TV. He also hosted “Wake Up America” on NBC, and a children’s news show “Not Just News. All of his early work in the world of television made him a household name, and tremendously increased his net worth.

Doocy’s became more famous when he hosted the show “House Party with Steve Doocy”. Although the show was already popular because of its previous history and host, Doocy added something new to the table, and it became a nationally syndicated program of NBC, sweeping the whole country. Although he was only able to host it for two years from 1989 to 1990, the show still helped his career and increased his wealth.

After “House Party”, Doocy went on to be a reporter for WRC in Washington D.C. where he became an active on-site reporter and produced award-winning work. After six years, he found a new job that cemented him as one of the most well-known news anchors in the country. In 1996, Doocy joined FOX, and became one of the hosts of “Fox and Friends” in the year 1998; Doocy along with co-hosts  Ainsley Earhadt and Brian Kilmeade became staples in early morning news television. The show further advanced Doocy’s career and helped his net worth considerably. Up until today, Doocy is still part of the morning show.

Some of the highlights of Doocy’s career include covering presidential elections since 1996, having one-on-one interviews with famous politicians and artists, and hosting several ball drop coverages, all of which helped him become very well-known and wealthy.

Aside from being a television personality, Doocy is also an author, having written two books – “The Mr. and Mrs. Happy Handbook” about marriage and family life, and “Tales from the Dad Side” a book about being a father. The sales of his books have also contributed to his net worth.

In terms of his personal life, Doocy has been married to Kelly Gerrity since 1986, and together they have three children.

Quick Facts

Birth date: October 19, 1956
Birth place: Algona, Iowa, US
Profession:Television Personality
Education:University of Kansas
Spouse:Kathy Gerrity Doocy
Children:Peter Doocy, Mary Doocy, Sally Doocy
Parents:James Edward Doocy, JoAnne Doocy
Siblings:Jenny Doocy, Lisa Doocy, Ann Walker, Cathy Curtis
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1His father, Jim Doocy, passed away on February 8, 2014.
2Release of his book, "Tales From the Dad Side: Misadventures in Fatherhood".
3Release of his book, "The Mr. and Mrs. Happy Handbook: Everything I Know About Love and Marriage (with corrections by Mrs. Doocy)".
4He and Stuart Varney's wife, Deborah, were both born in the same hospital.
5Hometown is Kansas City, Missouri.
6Worked as weatherman at KSNT-TV in Topeka, Kansas, while former Fox reporter, Mike Jerrick, worked at crosstown rival WIBW-TV.
7His son, Peter Doocy, graduated from Villanova University in June, 2009. He is now a reporter for Fox News.
8Raised in Kansas. Attended Kansas grade schools in Russell, Salina and Industry. Went to junior high school in Wakefield and high school in Clay Center, Kansas.
9His wife, Kate Gerrity, was a child actress and did a commercial with O.J. Simpson. She used to live across the street from Roy Rogers.
10Son, Peter Doocy, is a junior at Villanova University [May, 2008].
11Has a dog named Charlie.
12His wife, Kate Gerrity, was a Ford model and the first female at ESPN to have her own magazine show.
13Was a classmate of Susan Ford in a journalism class at the University of Kansas.
14Graduate of the University of Kansas in Lawrence with a B.A. degree in Journalism.
15Has a sister, Lisa.
16Met his wife, Kate Gerrity, at a Washington, DC, TV station, where they were both working.
17Has 1 son, Peter Doocy (born in 1987), and 2 daughters, Mary and Sally.


Filmography

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fox and Friends2011TV Series Anchor - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fox and Friends2006-2016TV SeriesHimself - Co-Host / Himself / Himself - Guest Co-Host / ...
The Greg Gutfeld Show2015TV SeriesHimself - Co-Host, Fox & Friends
Outnumbered2014TV SeriesHimself - Host
Fox News2012-2013TV SeriesHimself
The Five2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest Co-Host
Stossel2013TV SeriesHimself
The O'Reilly Factor2008-2012TV SeriesHimself (segment "The Great American Culture Quiz") / Himself - Contestant (segment "The Great American Culture Quiz") / Himself
Hannity2009TV SeriesHimself
The Anna Nicole Show2002TV SeriesHimself
Rockin' New Year's Eve 20022001TV SpecialHimself
America's Talking: Parent's Helper1996TV SeriesHimself - Host
Not Just News1993TV SeriesHost (1990-1994)
House Party with Steve Doocy1990TV SeriesHimself
The People's Court1989TV SeriesHimself
The Newscenter1947TV SeriesFeature Reporter (1982-1988)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Inside Edition2014-2016TV Series documentaryHimself / Himself - Co-Host, Fox & Friends / Himself - Co-Host, Fox and Friends
Entertainment Tonight2014-2016TV SeriesHimself - Co-Host, Fox & Friends / Himself
Extra2015-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Co-Host, Fox & Friends
Media Buzz2014-2015TV SeriesHimself - Co-Host, Fox & Friends / Himself - Co-Host / Himself
Ok! TV2015TV SeriesHimself
The Greg Gutfeld Show2015TV SeriesHimself - Co-Host, Fox & Friends
The Drunken Peasants2014-2015TV SeriesHimself
The Insider2014-2015TV SeriesHimself - Co-Host, Fox & Friends / Himself - Co-Host, Fox and Friends
The Ed Show2014TV SeriesHimself - Fox News 'Fox and Friends' co-host
The O'Reilly Factor2008-2012TV SeriesHimself - Contestant (segment "The Great American Culture Quiz") / Himself (segment "The Great American Culture Quiz") / Himself - Co-Host of 'Fox and Friends'
Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism2004DocumentaryHimself

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