TONY Dokoupil has become a familiar face to many on CBS' morning show after moving over from CBS Sunday Morning.
In December 2021, fans started to worry when they did not see their favorite co-host on-air.
Who is Tony Dokoupil?
Born December 24, 1980, Dokoupil, 40, is known as an American broadcast journalist.
He currently serves as the co-host for CBS Mornings and has been with the company since 2016.
Prior to that, the George Washington University graduate worked as a senior writer at Newsweek and the Daily Beast and had also spent three years with NBC, according to his CBS bio.
Throughout the course of his career, he has conducted multiple interviews with some of Hollywood's biggest names including Steve Martin, Dolly Parton, and Linda Ronstadt.
He is also the author of the 2014 book, The Last Pirate: A Father, His Son, and the Golden Age of Marijuana.
Where is CBS Mornings' Tony Dokoupil today?
Dokoupil has been missing from his usual morning broadcast since December 1, and fans want to know what's going on.
While it remains unclear his exact reason for being out, fans are assuming he is on vacation and enjoying some time with his family.
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CBS News correspondent Vladimir Duthiers has been filling in during Dokoupil's absence.
"My view right now while I fill-in for @tonydokoupil this week on @CBSMornings! Hope you’ll join us," Duthiers wrote on Twitter December 1, to which Dokoupil responding, "Thank you, Vlad! See ya'll next week."
At this time, his exact return date is not known however it is expected soon.
The Sun reached out to CBS Mornings for comment but did not receive a reply prior to publication.
Is Tony married?
Since 2017, Dokoupil has been married to American author and NBC correspondent Katherine "Katy" Bear Tur, 38.
Tur is famously known for her work with NBC and has also been seen on NBC Nightly News, Meet the Press, WNBC-TV, MSNBC, and The Weather Channel over the years.
The couple tied the knot on October 27, 2017, in Utah, and have since welcomed two children together including Teddy, 2, and Eloise Judy, who is 7 months old.
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