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Connie Chung is an American journalist. She has been an anchor and reporter for the U.S. television news networks NBC, CBS, ABC, CNN, and MSNBC. Some of her more famous interview subjects include Claus von Bülow and U.S. Representative Gary Condit, whom Chung interviewed first after the Chandra Levy disappearance, and basketball legend Magic Johnson after he went public about being HIV-positive.

Birth Name

Constance Yu-Hwa Chung

Nickname

Connie Chung

Profession

News Presenter, Reporter, Journalist

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Connie Chung was born on the 20th of August 1946, in Washington, D.C., United States.

Age

She’s currently 75 years old.

Sun Sign

Scorpio

Ethnicity

Multiracial

She has Japanese ancestry.

Religion

Christianity

Education

Connie graduated from Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, Maryland, and went on to receive a degree in journalism at the University of Maryland, College Park, in 1969.

Family Details

  • Father – Garrett Kaneshiro
  • Mother – Kristina Kaneshiro
  • Siblings – Kane Kaneshiro (Older Brother)

Marital Status

Married

Boyfriend / Spouse

Connie Chung has dated –

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  • Maury Povich (1984-2001)Connie is married to renowned American TV presented Maury Povich, with who she had co-hosted the show ‘Weekends with Maury and Connie’ on MSNBC. The couple adopted a son named Matthew in 1995.

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 5 feet 1 inches
  • In centimeters – 155 cm
  • In meters – 1.55 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 51 kg
  • In Pounds – 112 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 34-24-35
  • Bust – 34 inches
  • Waist – 24 inches
  • Hip – 35 inches
  • Bra Size – 33B

Body Build

Slim

Eye Color

Brown

Hair Color

Black

Shoe Size

She wears a size 6.5 (US) shoe.

Dress Size

Her dress size is 6 (US).

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Connie became known after appearing as the host of the CBS news show Eye to Eye With Connie Chung that aired from 1993 to 1995. Another one of her popular shows was the Connie Chung Tonight, a television newsmagazine hosted by her.

Connie Chung Net worth

Connie Chung has an estimated net worth of $80 million dollars as of 2022.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Connie Chung

  • Connie is today a very famous journalist with many accolades to her name.
  • She has received honorary doctorates in journalism from several universities.
  • She is also an actress and writer who has played significant roles in Murphy Brown, House of Cards, and The Undoing.

  • In 1975, Connie was named outstanding young woman of the year by Ladies Home Journal and was nominated for woman of the year as well.
  • In 1983, Chung returned to network news as anchor of NBC’s new early program, NBC News at Sunrise.
  • In 1989, Connie left NBC for CBS, where she hosted Saturday Night with Connie Chung (later renamed Face to Face with Connie Chung) (1989–90), and anchored.
  • In 1997, Chung attempted unsuccessfully to launch her own news program alongside Povich before moving to ABC News.
  • In 2006, Connie hosted a program Weekends with Maury and Connie on MSNBC television. However, the show didn’t gain much popularity and went off-air soon.
  • Chung served as a judge for the Miss Universe 2011 pageant.
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