Successful career did not seem to support broadcaster reporter, Zoey Tur in keeping her away from controversies and criticisms.
Zoey Tur is also a commercial pilot who created the Los Angeles News Service along with Marika Gerrard. The duo’s team altogether received three Television News Emmy Awards. Indeed, she has made a name for herself in the journalism field.
However, she faced a lot of criticism from people including her own daughter, ending up with a bitter relationship.
So, what made their relationship turn sour? Not only that, we’ll reveal more about Zoey Tur age, height, married life, and husband. So, make sure to check out Zoey Tur wiki and net worth down below.
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Zoey Tur Married/Husband/Wife/Divorce?
Until Zoey made a decision to transform from male to female, she was once a married man under the name Robert Albert Tur. Back then, Zoey as Robert married his now ex-wife Marika Gerrard.
Unfortunately, the relationship did not work out which is why the couple had a divorce eventually separating in the year 2003. Zoey and his then girlfriend-turned-wife, Marika Gerrard, spent nearly 23 years of their married life.
Besides, the couple shares two children- a daughter named Katy (born in 1983) and a son named James (born 1985). their daughter is a news reporter whereas their son is a medical student.
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Early life, Age, and Height; Zoey Tur Wiki
Born on June 8, 1960, broadcaster reporter Zoey Tur’s birth name is Robert Albert Tur. At present her age is 58 and stands at a tall height of 5′ 10″ (1.78 m). Having American nationality, she comes from a Jewish family.
Apart from her family being Jewish, Zoey has not uttered a word regarding her family, neither her parents nor her siblings. On the other hand, her childhood is equally mysterious.
In the year 1978, Zoey dropped out of the college while she was just eighteen. Additionally, Zoey never mentioned how she ended up getting in the field of journalism to this day.
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Zoey Tur transformation; Male to Female
Zoey came out as a transgender in June 2013. In the year 2014, she disclosed that she was undergoing hormone replacement therapy. The same year around August, she had a gender reassignment surgery.
Following the surgery, Zoey changed her name and gender from male to female after applying to the court. In a 2017 interview, Tur reflected on her transition stating,
“What I have is not political. It’s a medical condition that was treated. I’m cured. I’m done. It’s not a mental illness. There are differences in the brain.”
The transformation was what her heart wanted, however, the world seems to have hated the idea that counts her daughter, Katy, too. In a Facebook post, Zoey revealed that her transition brought a crack between her and her daughter.
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Zoey’s daughter, Katy, was “terrified” to meet her after the transition. And as per Zoey, her daughter is against of supporting the LGBT community.
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Zoey Tur Net Worth
With her then–wife Marika Gerrard, Zoey created the Los Angeles News Service. As a broadcast reporter, her notable reporting counts: finding the crash site of Pacific Southwest Airlines Flight 1771 and the attack on Reginald Denny.
Teamed up with Marika Gerrard, both of them received two Edward R. Murrow Awards, three Television News Emmy Awards, and an Associated Press National Breaking News award.
Moreover, Tur is also famous for her work in ‘Welcome to the Men’s Group’ (2016), ‘Dark Blue’ (2002), and ‘Runaway Car’ (1997). Throughout her career, Zoey earned a massive amount as a broadcast reporter and a commercial pilot. In 2018, Zoey Tur net worth is still under review.
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