Short Bio – Who is Connie Chung?
Constance Yu-Hwa Chung Povich, also known as Connie Chung was born on 20th August 1946 in Washington D.C., United States of America which makes Connie Chung age of 70 years old now. She is the youngest child in the family of five children. She is the daughter of William Ling Chung who was an intelligence officer in the Chinese Nationalist Government. She completed her high school education from Montgomery Blair high School in Silver Spring, Maryland and later she achieved bachelor’s degree of arts majoring in journalism from the University of Maryland, College park in 1969.
Net worth and Salary
Connie Chung net worth is estimated around 15 million dollars with huge annual salary from MSNBC. Brilliant Chung is a well-known face in the news and media so everyone wants to know who is Connie Chung. She is an American journalist, reporter and news presenter. She started her career in the field of journalism as a correspondent in the early 1970s from Washington based CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite. Then she was hired an anchor in evening newscasts for KNXT or KCBS TV in Los Angeles. She anchored the primetime news updates for west Coast stations from KNXT at Columbia Square. From the year 1983 to 1986, she served as an anchor in NBC News at Sunrise.
From the year 1983 to 1984 and from 1987 to 1989, she worked as a Saturday anchor in NBC Nightly News. From 1989 to 1990, she was an anchor in Saturday night with Connie Chung and Face to Face with Connie Chung. She also worked as an anchor in CBS Sunday Evening News from 1989 to 1993. Similarly, from 1993 to 1995, she was an anchor in Eye to Eye with Connie Chung and co-anchor in CBS Evening News. In 1998, she became an anchor of 20/20 and worked there till 2002. In between 1999 to 2000, she started working in ABC as correspondent in ABC 2000 Today. For a year in 2002, she served as an anchor in Connie Chung Tonight. In January 2006, she began anchoring the show weekends with Maury and Connie in MSNBC
Is Connie Chung Married? Who is her Husband?
Connie Chung is a married man with Maury Povich as Connie Chung husband. Before that, she had an affair with an American actor Warren Beatty. But their love relation could not last long. She met her lucky guy Maury Povich while anchoring the show at the WTTG news. The lovebirds dated for a year and Connie got married on 2nd December 1984. Connie Chung husband Povich is an American television presenter. Povich was previously married to Phyllis Minkoff.
Facts on Connie Chung children
Currently, the couple lives with three kids. Two of them are step daughters and a son. Connie Chung children are named as Susan Povich and Amy Povich. She always wanted to have a child of her own but unfortunately she failed every time so the couple decided to adopt a child. Their wish was fulfilled after they got a child from a young unmarried California woman in the mid-1995. Later, Connie Chung son was called as Matthew.