In another twist on tradition, Molner, 51, did most of the wedding planning. Couric has worked tirelessly for cancer research since Monahan's death, urging early detection and prevention of colon cancer. Her daughters Ellie, 22, and Carrie, 17, joined Molner's children, Allie and Henry, to celebrate. But in 1998, Monahan died of colon cancer at age 42. "I just wasn't nervous at all," she told Savannah Guthrie on TODAY Wednesday. The ceremony in the backyard of her home in East Hampton, New York, on June 21 was a laid-back affair for Couric, 57, who lost her first husband, Jay Monahan, to colon cancer in 1998. The former TODAY anchor and current Yahoo! Katie told Access Hollywood that her daughters were surprised when the lady heard that she was getting married again. Katie Couric on wedding: Husband ‘makes me laugh’, Katie Couric on wedding: Husband ‘makes me laugh', Katie Couric: Cancer research ‘so important to me’.

Katie claimed that it was love at first sight, "What can I say? After the wedding was said and done, she told Savannah, she's "very glad that Matt and Howard Stern did not crash.".

She’s one of Katie’s two daughters with late husband Jay Monahan, who died of colon cancer in 1998. Couric shared some of her wedding photos with TODAY. Molner had me at hello." Couric celebrated with daughters Ellie, 22, and Carrie, 17. 0 Katie Couric is over the moon about her eldest daughter's engagement — so much so that she joked she'll be bringing out her inner ogre in honor of her family's newest addition! Now, the couple is happily married and shares strong bonding. Katie Couric 's eldest daughter, Ellie Monahan, 27, is engaged to boyfriend Mark Dobrosky. “Happy almost wedding day Ellie and Mark… In February 2019, Katie Couric's eldest daughter, Ellie Monahan, became engaged to her boyfriend Mark Dobrosky when she was 27, as reported by People. Eschewing tradition, the bride and groom walked down the aisle together while a string quartet played the Broadway song "Til There Was You." Former CNN and Banker tied the knot on June 21, 2014, at Katie's home in Easthampton, Newyork. Previously in 2013, the pair announced their engagement. "For someone who is generally hyper, I was incredibly relaxed.". “Ellie wears the ring Jay gave to Katie, and she wants to look her best to honor them both,” a source said. She will be part of the fourth Stand Up To Cancer fundraising telecast on Sept. 5 that will be simulcast on 30 networks, including NBC, Bravo, Oxygen and E! Katie Couric shared a video on Instagram: “Happy almost wedding day Ellie and Mark! Katie Couric couldn't wait to marry John Molner. global news anchor wore an ivory crystal beaded and embroidered Chantilly lace halter gown designed by Carmen Marc Valvo. Her mother shared the news via an "OMG"-filled Instagram post which divulged that her daughter's fiancé had requested both permission to propose and some very special jewelry. Couric and Monahan married in 1989 and had two daughters, Ellie and Caroline (now 22). Her daughters Ellie, 22, and Carrie, 17, joined Molner's children, Allie and Henry, to celebrate. Watch video: Katie Couric on wedding: Husband ‘makes me laugh'. Same time, next year! Follow TODAY.com writer Scott Stump on Twitter and Google+. In another twist on tradition, Molner, 51, did most of the wedding planning. PS she DID NOT say yes to this…” • See 4,728 photos and videos on their profile. TV writer Ellie, 28, will marry Mark Dobrosky next July 4.

In July 2020, Katie dished her daughter’s nuptials were quickly approaching as she shared a video of Ellie shopping for her wedding dress.

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