Steve Doocy Biography
Stephen James Doocy is an American television host, political commentator, writer of cookbooks and non-fiction, and anchor of Fox & Friends on the Fox News channel.
How old is Steve Doocy? – Age
The American television host is 64 years old as of 19th October 2020. He was born in 1956 in Algona, Lowa, United States.
Who are Steve Doocy Parents? – Father and Mother
The American television hosts’ father is James Edward Doocy, who worked in sales and construction. Her mother is known as JoAnne(nee` Sharp). They both raised him as a well child from his childhood.
Steve Doocy Family
Doocys’ paternal grandfather was of Irish descent and his maternal grandmother was of Swedish descent. He was raised in Abilene, Kansas, and attended Kansas grade schools in Russell, Salina, and Industry.
Who is Steve Doocy Married to? – Spouse
The American television host is a married man. He is married to Kathy Doocy. After happily living together they were blessed with three children. They are adult now, including Fox News White House correspondent Peter Doocy. He lives in Wyckoff, New Jersey. He is 5Roman Catholic and serves as a lector in his church. Mr. Doocy was named Distinguished Kansan of the year by the Native sons and Daughters of Kansas in 2014.
Steve Doocy Career
The American television host started his television career with reporter jobs at TV stations in Topeka, Des Moines, Wichita, and Kansas City. His first major market assignment was as a features reporter for WRC, in Washington, D.C. In 1990, he was named the host of NBC’s nationally Syndicated program House Party with Steve Doocy, a remake of the 1960s Art Linkletter show, which was followed by the syndicated kids’ series Not Just News.
In 1994, he got his first morning show job, as the co-host of Wake Up America on NBC’s America’s Talking Channel. He was the live Times Square reporter on Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve on ABC-TV for four ball drops. Doocy joined the Fox News channel in 1996, and began co-hosting the network’s morning show Fox & Friends in 1998. In 2004, he helped launch Fox News Channel’s New Year’s Eve special, All American New Year, whose hosts have included Bill Hemmer and Megyn Kelly.
In 2019, it was revealed that president Donald Trump ranked the loyalty of many reporters, on a scale of 1 to 10. Steve Doocy received a “12 out of 10”. On September 15, 2020, Doocy made news when he challenged president Trump’s announcement of series of weekly appearances of Fox and Friends. Doocy extended an invitation for Joe Biden to appear on the program, offering him equal airtime to Trump. Doocy has earned TV reporting and writing Award from the Associated press, the society of professional journalists, and 11 Emmy Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
Steve Doocy Published books
In 2020, the American writer and his wife Kathy, published the Happy in a Hurry Cookbook, which debuted at number one on the New York Times Best Seller list and became one of America’s top cookbooks of that pandemic year. It was a sequel to their successful 2018 Happy Cookbook: A celebration of the Food That Makes America smile.
The Doocy’s also authored The Mr. and Mrs. Happy Handbook and Tales from the Dad Side. All four books were published by William Morrow and Company, a division of HarperCollins and all were New York Times bestsellers.
Steve Doocy Net worth
The American television host has an estimated net worth of around $11 million.