Connie Chung Net Worth


Connie Chung is a Chinese American journalist who has a net worth of $80 million. That is a combined net worth with her husband of many years, Maury Povich. Connie Chung is an American journalist who has worked for the television news networks ABC, CNN, NBC, MSNBC, and CBS. Over her career, she has done numerous famous interviews, including ones with politician Gary Condit and basketball star Magic Johnson. Chung also did a pair of notorious interviews with Newt Gingrich’s mother and with a fireman following the Oklahoma City bombing, both of which contributed to her removal as co-anchor of CBS Evening News. Chung has also worked for Harvard University as a visiting professor of their Kennedy School of Government.

Key facts:

  • Connie Chung is a Chinese American journalist
  • She has worked for the television news networks ABC, CNN, NBC, MSNBC, and CBS
  • Chung has conducted famous interviews with politician Gary Condit and basketball star Magic Johnson
  • She worked as a visiting professor at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government
  • Chung co-hosted the Monday edition of '20/20' on ABC News with Charles Gibson
  • She hosted her own show on CNN called 'Connie Chung Tonight'

Basic Information About Connie Chung

Full NameConnie Chung
ProfessionsJournalist, Newscaster, Actor, Television producer
Net worth$80,000,000
Date of birth1946-08-20 (77 years old)
Place of birthWashington, D.C.
NationalityUnited States of America
EducationUniversity of Maryland
FatherWilliam Ling Chung
MotherMargaret Ma
SiblingsJosephine Chen
SpouseMaury Povich - (2 DecemberΒ 1984 - present)Β (1 child)
KidsMatthew Jay Povich
Social Mediaβ†—οΈŽ Wikipedia β†—οΈŽ Imdb

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What Movie Awards did Connie Chung win?


Golden Globe

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Connie Chung roles

Movie / Series Role
I, TonyaSelf (archive footage) (uncredited)
Black MassSelf (archive footage) (uncredited)
Big MiracleSelf (archive footage) (uncredited)
House of CardsConnie Chung 2 episodes, 2017
Fresh Off the BoatConnie Chung 1 episode, 2018
Documentary Now!1 episode, 2019
Watch What Happens: LiveSelf 3 episodes, 2014-2018
Murphy BrownConnie Chung 1 episode, 1989
The Tonight Show with Jay LenoSelf 1 episode, 2006

Connie Chung's Quotes

  • I was just going at this career - boom, boom, boom! Then all of a sudden, at 38, Oh, my God - I forgot to get married!

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Interesting Facts about Connie Chung

  1. Son, Matthew Jay Povich, adopted in 1995
  2. Newscaster
  3. Attended Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring Maryland
  4. Daughter-in-law of Shirley Povich.
  5. The only person in history (male or female) to have served as a substitute anchor for all three network nightly newscasts (NBC Nightly News (1970), CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite (1962) and ABC Evening News (1953)); as well as all three network morning newscasts (Today (1952), CBS This Morning (1987) and Good Morning America (1975)).
  6. Attended the University of Maryland, where she first majored in Biology and then switched to Journalism.
  7. Met her future husband, Maury Povich, in 1968 at the local TV station in Washington, DC (WTTG), where she was a secretary and he was an anchorman.
  8. Youngest of 10, 5 of whom died in China. She has 4 older living sisters one is Josephine Chen.
  9. She was the first journalist to interview basketball legend Magic Johnson, after he went public about being HIV-positive. She was also the first to interview congressman Gary Condit, after his intern Chandra Levy disappeared.
  10. She received teaching fellowship at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
  11. She was nominated for a 2013 New Jersey Hall of Fame for General Services.
  12. She was inducted into the 2016 New Jersey Hall of Fame in the Arts and Letters category.
  13. Dated Warren Beatty.

Additional information of Connie Chung

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Lucky StoneRuby
Lucky ColorGold
Best Match for MarriageSagittarius, Gemini, Aries
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack

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