Joan Lunden Biography

Joan Lunden

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Birth Name: Joan Lunden
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch
Birth Sign: virgo
Age:   67 Years
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Joan Lunden a full name Joan Elise Blunden is a popular journalist from Fair Oaks, California united states. She is the daughter of mother, Gladyce Lorraine, and father, Erle Murray Blunden who is a physician. She studied anthropology at the previous Mexico City site of Universidad de Las Americas. She started her profession from California city .she is a successful journalist, an author and a host of the television show. She hosted the television show on KCRA’s channels.

Joan Lunden married to her long-dated boyfriend Michael A. Krauss in 1978. Although the couple spent a good time together, they couldn't continue their relationship for a long time and they divorced in 1992.

Before the divorce, the husband and wife gave birth to 3 children Jamie Beryl Krauss, Lindsay Leigh Krauss and Sarah Emily Krauss. On April 18, 2000, she again tied the knot but with her new boyfriend Jeff Konigsberg. Now her married life with her spouse is going smoothly and the couple has four children together.

In 1982-1983 she was nominated and got voted for the "career mother of the year" by the nationwide organization of baby services. She got abundant honors and award. After bravely battling breast cancer for nine months, Joan Lunden is now in remission.

She has an incredible amount of net worth i.e $25 million and she receives a good amount of salary as well, her annual salary is $1 million. So looking towards her earning, we can analyze that she is one of the highest earning journalists and she has a good financial status.

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born on Fair Oaks, California united states

1950 19th of September

She was born in Fair Oaks, California united states. Gladyce Lorraine and Erle Murray Blunden are her parents. Lunden changed her ethnicity to Judaism after marrying Krauss. She studied anthropology in the previous Mexico City site of Universidad de Las Americas.


Hired as a trainee for KCRA's news department


She was hired as a trainee for KCRA's news department. After two year she rose up the rank and she became a weather person, reporter, and anchor for the station. Later she she took a job at WABC


joined on GMA


With David Hartman she joined on GMA as a host serving the main host for the show. Lunden and her husband, producer Michael Krauss, were also expecting with their first child when she took the job at GMA in an odd twist of fate.



married to Jeff Konigsberg


She married to Jeff Konigsberg after the divorce with Michael A. Krauss. She already had three children with Krauss. Later she had four children with Jeff Konigsberg. Now she is living with together Jeff Konigsberg.

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