- Short Bio
- Education and early career
- Net worth and Salary
- Personal Life
- Body Measurement
- Wiki and Facts
- Social Media
Connie Chung is a renowned American journalist who has worked as both an anchor and a reporter for multiple American television networks including NBC, CBS, ABC, CNN, and MSNBC. Some of her famous interviews are with former basketball player Magic Johnson after he went public about being HIV-positive and U.S. Representative Gary Condit after the Chandra Levy disappearance. Connie Chung is of Chinese descent and holds the American nationality.
Connie Chung was born on 20 August 1946, in Washington, D.C. She was born to an intelligence officer in the Chinese Nationalist Government, William Ling Chung who with his wife migrated to America. She was raised along with 4 older sister and 5 other siblings of her were killed in a war in China before the family migrated.
Education and early career
According to Connie Chung wiki page, she is a graduate of Montgomery Blair High School and earned her a degree in journalism from the University of Maryland in 1969. Before switching her major to journalism, she was studying biology in the university.
Connie Chung age was around 24 years old when she began her professional career as a journalist. She worked as a correspondent for the CBS Evening News. She then joined KNXT in Los Angeles as an anchor. From 1983 to 1989, she was employed by NBC and worked there as an anchor for the programs, NBC News at Sunrise and NBC Nightly News. In 1989 she returned to CBS and anchored CBS Sunday Evening News and then co-anchored CBS Evening News from 1993. She also anchored the show Eye to Eye with Connie Chung from 1993 to 1995. She anchored ABC's ABC 2000 Today, CNN's Connie Chung Tonight, and MSNBC's Weekends with Maury and Connie during the early 2000s. Connie Chung salary from all of the television networks she has worked has helped her amass a huge bank balance.
Net worth and Salary
Connie Chung net worth is known to be high from her much successful career as a journalist. Her work at several famous American channels earned her a good income. At the time when she was one of the most popular television reporters, Connie Chung salary in a single year was estimated to be around $2 million. By receiving such huge salary over the years, she has amassed a huge bank balance and lived a lavish lifestyle with her family. As of recent, various sources have estimated Connie Chung net worth to be around $15 million.
Connie Chung husband Maury Povich and she married on 2 December 1984. They met in 1968 and began dating. He is also involved in the television industry and works as a presenter. Connie Chung husband and she first met at WTTG, where she worked as a secretary and Maury worked as an anchorman. Together, they adopted a son in 1995. Connie Chung son is named Matthew Jay Povich.
Connie Chung age is currently 71 years old. Her height is measured to be around 5 feet and her body weight is measured to be around 51 kg. She has a black colored hair and her eyes are brown colored.
Wiki and Facts
Connie Chung wiki page mentions that her full name is Constance Yu-Hwa Chung. Her interview style was gentle and followed by continuous sharp questions. She was one of the judges of the 2011 Miss Universe contest. She earned a teaching fellowship at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
Connie Chung successful and long-running television career has garnered her huge recognition. Her work with various news networks over the years has made her one of the most famous news reporters in America. The picture of Connie Chung son and her family can be found on the internet. Sadly, she does not seem to be a fan of social media sites as she is not active on any of them. Connie Chung bio can also be read on various other social media sites such as Wikipedia and IMDb.