Peter Doocy is known as an American journalist. He is most famous for his work at Fox News.
Peter Doocy was born on July 21, 1987. He is the son of Steve Doocy, a news anchor at Fox News. His mother is Kate Gerrity, a former model and child actress who had a show about style on ESPN. Doocy attended Villanova University and worked as a contributor to "The Palestra", a partner site of Fox News during his time in college. He graduated from Villanova University with a Bachelor’s Degree.
Doocy was thrust into the limelight when he asked John McCain a controversial question about Hillary Clinton and her drinking habits during the Hardball tour with Chris Matthews. The exact question that Doocy, still a Villanova student at the time, asked McCain was whether he thought Hillary Clinton "finally resorted to hitting the sauce because of unfavorable polling." That and one other question prompted his fellow host Matthews to joke, "We came here hoping for the best and we got two of the most wise-ass questions." Shortly thereafter, his father congratulated him for his hard-hitting questions on “Fox & Friends". The questions also prompted Keith Olbermann to name him one of the "Worst People in the World". Steve Doocy then attacked Olbermann, calling him "a guy who picks on people’s children." The interview would help launch Doocy into a successful and fruitful career.
Peter Doocy keeps his personal affairs very private but it is known that he lives with his family in New Jersey. At their family home in New Jersey, Doocy lives with his father, renown Fox News anchor Steve Doocy, his mother Kate Gerrity, and his two siblings, Sally and Mary.
Doocy is a single unmarried man and seems to be enjoying his bachelor life. Being in the limelight and still not having any rumors of female companionship has raised questions concerning his sexuality. The young, charming and energetic reporter is famous among the ladies. There are a notable amount of websites that consider Peter Doocy to be the hottest young reporter on the Fox News Channel. His profiles on social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter are visited by a number of fans on a daily basis and he has over 141,000 followers on Twitter.
An interview that he gave to "The Hill" media network cleared up a few things about him and his preferences. He revealed that his favorite movie is "Forrest Gump". His favorite pick up line is "Did it hurt … when you fell from heaven?" Doocy also revealed that his celebrity crush is Kate Upton. When asked what his most embarrassing or memorable moment was when he replied, "Embarrassing? Fell into a hole on live TV during Superstorm Sandy coverage. Memorable? Like five minutes later, when the picture of me falling into the hole was on every website heard from a lot of old friends."
In 2009, Doocy joined his father at the Fox News network. As a reporter, Doocy covered a variety of stories including Hurricane Sandy, the presidential elections of 2012 and 2008, and the 2011 floods of the Midwest. Doocy gave the live reports on Hurricane Sandy from Rehoboth Beach. Doocy also covered the story of the heart transplant surgery of former Vice President Dick Cheney. Doocy's reporting on the school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut earned him praise from the public.
Among other important events that Doocy covered was the Boston Marathon bombing. Doocy's live report of the lethal Navy Yard shootout of Washington is considered to be his career’s best reporting. Doocy is known as one of the youngest reporters of Fox News Channel.
In November of 2014, he hosted a documentary titled "The Man Who Killed Usama bin Laden". The documentary featured the first televised exclusive interview with Robert O'Neill, the Navy SEAL who says he fired the shots that killed terrorist leader Osama bin Laden. This became the highest rated documentary in Fox News Channel's history.
One of the most memorable moments in his career was when he was caught in a sand trap during his reporting on Hurricane Sandy. During filming, Doocy said, "It looks like the sandy walkway out to the beach has actually got my foot stuck!" Fox News anchor MacCallum said, "Oh, Peter, take it easy out there." Doocy concluded, "Not a pretty picture here in Delaware, but I'm OK."
Currently, his estimated net worth is $500,000 and his salary is $100,000.
|Date of Birth:||1987, July 21|
|Birth Place:||United States|
|Net Worth:||$2 million dollars|
|Height:||6 feet 1 inches|
|Alma Mater:||Villanova University|
|Profession:||Reporter for Fox News Channe|
|Birth Date:||21 Jul, 1987|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Birth Place:||Washington, D.C.|