Steve doocy Cookbook, Net worth, New cookbook, Age, Son & More

American political commentator and TV anchor

Steve Doocy

Doocy in 2019
Born
Stephen James Doocy

(1956-10-19) October 19, 1956 (age 66)

Algona, Iowa, US
Alma mater University of Kansas (BS)
Occupation Author, news anchor
Spouse Kathy Gerrity Doocy
Children 3, including Peter Doocy

Stephen James Doocy (/ˈdsi/; born October 19, 1956) is an American television host, political commentator, and author He is an anchor of Fox & Friends on the Fox News Channel

Early life and education

Doocy was born in Algona, Iowa, the first child and only son of James “Jim” Edward Doocy, who worked in sales and construction, and JoAnne (née Sharp) Doocy His paternal grandfather was of Irish descent, and his maternal grandmother was of Swedish descent He was raised in Industry, Kansas, and attended Kansas grade schools in Russell, Salina, and Industry Doocy went to junior high in Wakefield and high school in Clay Center, Kansas He graduated from the University of Kansas, in Lawrence, with a Bachelor of Science in journalism He was the first on-air disc jockey for KJHK radio, the student-operated radio station at 907 FM in Lawrence

Career

Doocy 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, DC 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 Doocy then anchored the morning newscast on CBS-TV’s flagship station, WCBS-TV, in 1996 in New York City 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

The Fox & Friends program, after the presidential election of Donald Trump, interviewed Trump often, who had been a regular on-air contributor to the program for several years before the campaign Once elected, Trump called it “the most honest morning show” During his first year as president, Trump continued to watch and often quoted the program on Twitter This prompted the New York Times to call Fox & Friends “the most powerful TV show in America”

In 2019, it was reported that President Donald Trump ranked many reporters’ loyalty 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 a series of weekly appearances on Fox and Friends Doocy responded: “You may want to do it every week, but Fox is not committed to that We’re going to take it on a case by case basis” 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 awards from the Associated Press, the Society of Professional Journalists (formerly known as Sigma Delta Chi), and 11 Emmy Awards from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences,

Published works

In 2020, Doocy 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 Doocys 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

Personal life

Doocy is married to Kathy Doocy (nee Garrity), a former model and TV sports reporter who starred in a TV commercial for the Chatty Cathy Doll The couple have three adult children: Mary, Sally and Peter Doocy, the Fox News White House correspondent He lives in Wyckoff, New Jersey Kathy Doocy is a cancer survivor

He is Roman Catholic and serves as a lector in his church

Doocy was named Distinguished Kansan of the Year by the Native Sons and Daughters of Kansas in 2014

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