Connie Chung Married, Husband, Children, Pregnant and Salary

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Connie Chung Married, Husband, Children, Pregnant and Salary

Quick Information

Date of Birth/Birthday August 20, 1946
Age 72 Years 3 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession/Occupation Journalist
Working For/Engaged On News Networks NBC, CBS, ABC, CNN, and MSNBC
Husband/Spouse Maury Povich
Married Yes (1984)
Divorced Not Yet
Boyfriend/Dating Not Yet
Gay/Lesbian No
Ethnicity Mixed(Han Chinese)
Net Worth $15 Million Dollars
Height/Tall 5' 1" (1.55 m) - approx.
Weight 51 Kg. (approx.)
Children/Kids Matthew Jay Povich (son)
Body Measurements 33-27-36 inches (Breast- Waist-Hip)

Connie Chung was born as Constance Yu-Hwa Chung Povich on the 20th of August, 1946 (her current age is 70 years old) in Washington, D.C., United States of America.

She was born as the youngest of 10 children to a Chinese immigrant couple. Her father William Ling Chung worked in the intelligence department of the Chinese Government, and her mother was a homemaker.

From early childhood, she had a deep interest in weather conditions and always wanted to become a Meteorologist. She attended the Montgomery Blair High School in Maryland, where she learned dancing as well.

After graduating in 1969, she went to study journalism at the University of Maryland, College Park. 

She was born in a Buddhist family and followed the same, until her marriage after which she changed her religion to Judaism.

Born in America, she is an American by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.

Connie is not a very tall woman. Her height is only a 155 cm (1.55m), which is about 5 feet and 1 inch roughly. Her last recorded weight was around 51 kg approx., which is a little more for someone her physique.

She has got naturally small black eyes, and her hair color is black too. She is not regarded charming, but her gentle character and friendly nature have made her very loveable.

She is a good hearted woman and is involved in many philanthropy and charitable contributions. Her body measurements read 33-27-36 inches (Breast- Waist-Hip).

She is a member of a yoga group which tells her how conscious she is towards her health. As a reporter, she has to look presentable and fresh and thus she is very careful in her eating and resting habits.

Regarding her personal life, we know that she is a married woman and her husband Maurice Richard Povich, whom she married in 1984 is a TV presenter.

Caption: Nice pose by Connie Chung and husband Maury Povich

She has not been pregnant till date but still has an adopted son named Matthew Jay Povich in 1995. She lives with her husband, and it looks like their successful relationship isn’t going to be ruined by a divorce anytime soon. The couple does not have any other children.

She started her career with CBS doing Evening News, during the early 70s. Then she was transferred to California, LA where she worked for KNXT, which was also on CBS.

She was famous for hosting the Connie Chung Tonight show, which made her good money. Working there, she earned a lot of praise and appreciation for the work she did and the episodes that she covered.

After CNN, she joined ABC where she hosted the show named Good Morning America. After her marriage, she alongside her husband jointly hosted the show Weekends with Maury and Connie from the January of 2006.

She has also covered some very big stories like the Iraq War, the influence of weed (Marijuana) on American society and has also conducted interviews with some big personnel like politician Kathleen Gingrich and tennis player Martina Navratilova.

Apart from her newscast and shows, she is also involved in teaching and had written papers on The Business of Getting. She teaches at Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

To know more about Connie, you can read her biography available on sites like Wikipedia and IMDB. To get to know her better, you can also stay connected to her social media like Facebook and Twitter.

You can also check out her pictures and videos on her Instagram account. She is one of the best-paid journalists and although her salary isn’t known, her estimated net worth was about $15 million US dollars.


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