Marika Gerrard Biography
Marika Gerrard is an American journalist. She is also a photographer. Marika is famously known for being an ex-wife of the famous reporter, Hanna Zoey Tur. Hanna Zoey Tur was a transgender American news reporter, who was born with the name Bob Tur until she transitioned in 2014.
She is also known for establishing the news company Los Angeles News Service with her now ex-husband back in the 1980s.
Marika Gerrard was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Law. Later, she went to the University of California, Los Angeles to pursue a Masters in Philosophy.
She worked as an ariel videographer for a company until 1997, where she even video graphed the OJ Simpson road chase in 1994, and the attack on Reginald Denny during the 1992 riot.
Their news channel changed stations several times from KNX and KCOP to KCBS-TV. The company had over 10 thousand licensed tapes, but it shut down around the 2000s. Marika’s hugely successful career has garnered her a fantastic sum of net worth.
Marika Gerrard Age
Marika Gerrard is an American journalist. She is also a photographer. Marika is famously known for being an ex-wife of the famous reporter, Hanna Zoey Tur. She was born in 1955.
Marika Gerrard Height And Body Measurements
Information about her height and body stats are still under review. She has tried to keep her life personal. However, the information will be updated soon when known.
Marika Gerrard Married And Zoey Tur
Who is Marika Gerrard’s Ex-husband (Zoey Tur)? Children
Marika Gerrard was married to Zoey Tur, formerly known as Robert Tur. They met in 1978 when Marika worked at a Westwood’s Bruin movie theatre and Robert was a regular patron.
It was a clear case of love at first sight as the couple began dating soon after and in 1983, Marika got pregnant for Robert.
In the same year, the couple got married and also welcomed their first child, Katy. They had a lovely marriage and welcomed their second child, James, in 1985. The couple lived in Los Angeles with their children.
Catastrophe struck in 2003 when the marriage ended. The reasons for their split was not known at that time but with the news of Robert’s sex change in 2013, the public assumed that might have been the reason for the split.
Robert announced that he was transgender in 2013 and changed his name to Hanna Zoey Tur.
Katy Tur, their first child is now a reporter and works with NBC News. She currently lives in New York. She is reportedly not a fan of the LGBT community and has not seen her father since he transgendered.
Much is not known about James, Marika’s second child, however, he is a practicing medical doctor, who graduated from Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey in 2018.
Marika Gerrard And Katy Tur
Katy was born on October 26, 1983. She experienced her childhood in Los Angeles in the state of California. Her parents are Hanna Zoey Tur(father) and Marika Gerrard(mother).
Her parents were journalists too and has won Television News Emmy Awards, two Edward R. Murrow Awards, the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) Humanitarian Award and an Associated Press National Breaking News award.
In 2014, her father decided to change his gender so he went through a transgender surgery and turned into a female.
As per her education, she attended Brentwood School. Later she graduated from there in 2001. Afterward, she joined the University of California, Santa Barbara. She graduated from there in 2005 with a degree of BA, Philosophy.
Marika Gerrard Career
Gerrard started her career working for the LA Times and there she covered several popular stories such as The Laurel Canyon murders.
She served the company for 17 years as an aerial videographer. She left the network in 1997. In 1983, she along with her ex-husband, Marika co-founded the news company Los Angeles News Service, which was the first to televise a high-speed police chase.
The company produced video and audio recordings of important events and also licensed them. Further, they had contracts with several networks such as news radio station KNX, KCOP, KCBS-TV, and many others.
Some of her notable work includes video footage of the beating of Reginald Denny during the 1992 riots and the OJ Simpson road chase in 1994.
Marika Gerrard Net Worth
Marika Gerrard’s estimated Net Worth, Salary, Income, Cars, Lifestyles & much more details have been updated below. Let’s check, How Rich is Martin in 2018?
According to Wikipedia, Forbes & Various Online resource, Marika Gerrard’s estimated net worth Under Review. You may check previous years net worth, salary & much more from below.
|Estimated Net Worth in 2019||$100K-1M (Approx.)|
|Previous Year’s Net Worth (2018)||Under Review|
|Annual Salary||Under Review.|
|Income Source||Primary Income source Celebrity.|
Noted, Marika Gerrard’s primary income source is a news anchor. Currently, We don’t have enough information about Cars, Monthly/Yearly Salary, etc. We will update soon.