Marika Gerrard: The Ex-Wife Of Bobby Tur

Marika Gerrard

Marika Gerrard is a former American journalist and photographer best known as the ex-wife of Bobby Tur, a transgender man who now goes as Zoey Tur. In the 1980s, she co-founded the Los Angeles News Service with her ex-husband.

Quick Facts

Full NameMarika Gerrard
First NameMarika
Last NameGerrard
Date of Birth1955
Birth CountryAmerica
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusDivorced
SpouseZoey Tur
EducationMasters Degree in Philosophy Bachelor’s Degree in Law from University of California

Affair, Married, and Husband

She was married to Zoey Tur, formerly Bobby Tur. In 1978, she met her ex-husband at the Westwood Bruin Theatre and fell in love at first sight. Their love for one other was undaunted by the fact that Bobby was five years younger, and they began dating shortly after. The love-struck pair went a flying class together on their first date, which was pretty sweet. They went a step ahead in their relationship and began living together shortly after. Katy was born in 1983, and she was their first child.

Marika Gerrard
Marika Gerrard (Source: Google)

After their first child, they married, and in 1985 they were blessed with another kid, James Tur. The couple was having a happy life until circumstances changed and they separated in 2003. The reason for the divorce was never revealed, but when Bobby came out publicly as a transgender man, everything became evident.

He renamed himself Zoey Tur and declared that he had always wanted to be a lady. Zoey is now well-known in the news and entertainment industries. Marika is doing well in her life after retiring as a photographer and journalist. Her children have grown up and are successful in their careers. Her daughter Katy works as an author and broadcast journalist for NBC News, while her son James works in the medical field.

Net worth

According to reports, Marika Gerrard’s net worth is approximately $500 thousand as of January 2024. She has amassed a sizable wealth as a result of her work as a writer and photographer. An American journalist’s annual pay is around $39484. Similarly, a photographer receives an average income of $63688, although we may presume she makes more due to her expertise.

She began her career as a reporter for the Los Angeles Times, covering numerous high-profile topics, including the Laurel Canyon murders. For 17 years, she also worked as an aerial videographer, filming the OJ Simpson road pursuit in 1994 and the assault on Reginald Denny during the 1992 riot. Her new company, Los Angeles Service, which she co-founded with her ex-husband Bobby, produced and leased video and audio records of significant events. Their firm has relationships with a variety of networks, including KNX, KCOP, KCBS-TV, and others.

Marika Gerrard
Marika Gerrard (Source: Google)

She has won three Emmys for her work in television news. She received an Edward R. Murrow Award in 1989 for her coverage of the Loma Prieta Earthquake. She was nominated for another Edward R. Murrow Award for her reporting on Jewish Americans fleeing their homes. She also receives the Associated Press National Breaking News Award and the National Press Photographers Association Humanitarian Award.

Highlights and information (Age, Birthdate, and Height)

  • Her age as of 2024 is 67 years.
  • Her actual birthdate is unknown.
  • She is of American origin.
  • She is of White ethnicity.
  • She is of medium height and has stunning black eyes and hair.
  • During the 1992 riots, she was fired at while in a helicopter by protestors.