Connie Chung Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Husband, Net Worth

By Chad Lang
Chad Lang, Content Moderator
Chad Lang is one of the experienced content creators, having 4 years of expertise in writing quizzes. He is the person who is creating amazing fun TV Series and Movie quizzes that are super funny to play. With her knowledge, he can easily twist your mind through quiz questions.
, Content Moderator
Approved & Edited by TFP Editorial Team
On The Famous Personalities, our editorial team is made up of a few different types of people. We have subject experts, trivia writers, Famous personality profile writers and quiz masters who create quizzes and write profiles for millions to take. They’ve authored over 2,000+ biographies and 1200+ quizzes, all taken by at least 1 million users. To make sure that everything is perfect, they are trained by our comprehensive guidelines and work around the clock.
> <
  • Connie Chung - images
  • Connie Chung - images

Connie Chung (Constance Yu-Hwa Chung)

Last Updated: 20 Aug, 2023 | Views: 361

Age: 77

Profession: Journalist

Other Profession(s): News Presenter, Reporter

Famous For: First Asian And The Second Woman To Co-Anchor A Major Network's National News Weekday Broadcast

Higher Education: Graduated

Connie Chung Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
20 Aug, 1946 (77 Years 09 Months 5 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province

Birth District
District Of Columbia

Birth Sign



Connie Chung Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Constance Yu-Hwa Chung is a journalist from the United States who has worked as a reporter and news anchor for the American television news networks CBS, CNN, NBC, ABC, and MSNBC. Claus von Bülow and U.S. Representative Gary Condit are two of her most well-known interview guests. Chung also spoke with Magic Johnson, the legendary basketball player, after he came forward with his HIV status. She joined CBS Evening News as a co-anchor in 1993, making history as the second woman to co-anchor a network broadcast. In 1969, she earned a journalism degree from the University of Maryland, College Park, after graduating from Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, Maryland.

In 1970: Chung worked for CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite as a correspondent in Washington.
In 1983: She joined NBC as anchor of the new early morning program, NBC News at Sunrise, which was scheduled to lead into Today.
In 1989: She left NBC to anchor the CBS Sunday Evening News and host Saturday Night with Connie Chung on CBS.
In 1997: Chung switched to ABC News where she co-hosted the program's Monday edition with Charles Gibson as a reporter on 20/20.
In 2001: She spoke with Gary Condit during Primetime Thursday, concentrating on their correspondence regarding the late intern Chandra Levy of Washington, D.C.

Achievements and Awards:
She has won three Emmys in total, including two for best interviewer. She has also received the Amnesty International Award, Outstanding Young Woman of America Award, a George Foster Peabody Award, and accolades from American Women in Radio and Television.

Unknown Facts:
She interviewed Claus von Bülow, Gary Condit, who was first interviewed after Chandra Levy's disappearance, and former NBA star Magic Johnson after he disclosed being HIV-positive.
Connie Chung worked for major networks like CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC, and ABS as the first Asian woman news anchor in America.

Connie Chung Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 155 cm
In Meters 1.55 m
In Feet & Inches 5'5"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 51 kg
In Pounds 112 Ibs

Eye Color

Hair Color

Connie Chung Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
William Ling Chung

Mother's Name
Margaret Ma

Maury Povich

Josephine Chen

Constance Yu-Hwa Chung

Report an issue or send feedback

Here're some popular profiles for you.