Former CBS Evening News anchor, Katie Couric has been happily married to her handsome husband, John Molner for three years now. Molner is no less when it comes to his career. So, it comes as no surprise that John Molner’s net worth is estimated at $20.0 million. If you want to know more about Katie Couric’s husband, then take a look at our John Molner wiki.
After working with NBC for two decades, Matt Lauer has reportedly been fired from the network, following sexual misconduct allegations. After the news of Matt Lauer’s firing surfaced, an old interview video of Katie Couric has made a comeback.
In the video, Couric says Matt Lauer, “pinches me on the ass a lot.” It was when Couric was asked about the most annoying habit of Lauer’s, to which she quipped about the ‘ass-pinching’ thing. On Wednesday, NBC News Chairman Andy Lack released a statement, which read, “It represented, after serious review, a clear violation of our company’s standards. As a result, we’ve decided to terminate his employment. While it is the first complaint about his behavior in the over twenty years he’s been at NBC News, we were also presented with reason to believe this may not have been an isolated incident.”
Following the Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct debacle, many victims are gathering the courage to come forward and open up about their own harrowing experiences. Katie Couric is a known face in the Journalism and entertainment industry and though there is a lot known about her career, little is known about Katie Couric’s husband. We’ve got all the details about him here.
John Molner’s Wiki
John Molner was born on January 21, 1963, which makes his age 54. John Molner was born to Paula and Herbert Molner. He was born in Chicago, Illinois and graduated from Trinity College, as well as the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Reportedly, Molner has two brothers; Thomas E. Molner and David Molner. Thomas is a partner at Kramer Levin, and according to the company’s website, Thomas, “counsels clients in securities, corporate finance and business combination transactions. These include public offerings, strategic and distressed mergers and acquisitions, and formation of joint ventures. He also regularly advises boards of directors and independent board committees of public companies on corporate governance, investigations and executive compensation matters. Tom provides clients a comprehensive range of corporate and business advice. His clients include a major U.S. audit and consulting firm and several U.S.-based shipping companies.”
Molner’s other brother, David is working as the chairman and also Co-Founder at Aramid Capital Partner LLP. In the past, David was a Paramount Pictures and Viacom Executive.
John Molner’s Net Worth
The American business executive’s net worth is reportedly a whopping $20.0 million. In 1990, Molner started working with Brown Brothers Harriman, which is apparently the oldest private bank in the U.S. While working at the bank, Molner worked extremely hard to reach great heights. In fact, he was also the head of head of mergers and acquisitions.
As per sources, Molner retired in 2014, but it still associated with the bank as Senior Advisor to BBH Capital Partners. His profile on the website reads, “John Molner is a Senior Advisor to BBH Capital Partners and is actively involved in sourcing, investment evaluation and providing post-investment value-added oversight to portfolio companies. He is a former Partner of BBH and, until his retirement in December 2014, led the firm’s corporate finance and advisory practice. Mr. Molner has advised clients across a broad category of industries in both the U.S. and Europe. Prior to joining BBH in 1990, he worked in the investment banking division of the First Boston Corporation.”
Katie Couric and John Molner’s Engagement
Reportedly, Molner was a bit of a two-timer. Before getting into a relationship with Couric in 2012, Molner was apparently already in one. Her name was Jessica Hsu and she was 27. She slammed Molner to the media and called him a “cheater” after she discovered he was having an affair with Couric. According to a friend of Hsu’s, “Jessica was completely blindsided by John’s infidelity and when she caught him cheating, he dumped her like a hot potato.”
However, in September 2012, Molner and Couric were seen together for the first time before at the screening of the movie The Perks of Being a Wallflower. They avoided being photographed directly together, but it was clear they were. Reportedly, the couple was introduced to each other by common friends.
And then in 2013, Couric finally gushed in an interview about her lover. Speaking about Molner, an excited Couric said, “I’ve been seeing someone for about a year. He’s great. He’s from Chicago. I love Midwesterners.” Couric excitedly further added, “We’re having a great time. He’s really funny and very successful in his own right. In a different line of work. A little more age appropriate.”
After dating for two years, Molner finally popped the question to Couric in September 2013. According to sources, their sweet proposal happened at sunset on the beach in East Hampton, New York. Talking about the proposal, Couric said, “He said that there was a reason he’d brought me there to the beach, and that he loved me and was committed to me, and I said, ‘Yeah, I know that, you didn’t have to bring me here to tell me that.’” Couric was surprised and confused about what was going on. She further explained that she took a little time to give him and answer because she was so confused! When she finally found the words, it was a resounding “Yes!”
Katie Couric and John Molner’s Marriage
A year later, on June 21, 2014, Couric and Molner walked down the aisle in a small ceremony at Couric’s home in The Hamptons. Their small and private ceremony included music and readings from Couric’s daughters from her first marriage, Ellie and Carrie. Reportedly, John Molner’s kids are Allie Molner and Henry Molner, but there are no details known about them.
John Molner likes to posts things about his life and all his favorite moments on his Instagram account. So, if you want to take a deeper look at all the love and goofiness between these two, then make sure you check out John Molner’s Instagram account. Katie Couric and John Molner certainly give us relationship goals and we’re happy to see they both got their happy ending. We wish this sweet couple a happy and long married life!