Connie Chung Biography

Connie Chung

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Birth Name: Connie Chung
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Birth Country: United States
Birth Sign: leo
Age:   71 Years
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Constance Yu-Hwa Chung Povich (born August 20, 1946) is an American journalist. She is also an actress and producer. She is popular as Connie Chung. Connie Chung was born in Washington, District of Columbia, USA to William Ling Chung, who was an intelligence officer in the Chinese Nationalist Government. She is an American. She is the youngest of ten children. She grew up in Washington, D.C. She was born less than a year after her family immigrated. Five of her sister died in China.

Connie is a married woman. She married Maury Povich, who is an American television presenter, best known for hosting the tabloid talk show Maury on 2 December, 1984. They together have one child. They are happily living till date. She is not rumored to be dating any other boyfriend, it seems like she is devoted to her husband. She was honored with teaching fellowship at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. She began her career from local CBS affiliate KCBS, there she was the lead news anchor; She worked there for about eight years. She first met her future husband in 1968 at the local TV station in Washington, D.C. (WTTN), where she was a secretary and he was an anchorman. She frequently uses face book and twitter. She is earning huge salary from her career but her actual real time net worth is unknown.

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Born in Washington, District of Columbia

1946 20th of August

She was born in a middle class family. She is the youngest among her parent's ten children. Five of the eldest sisters died in China long time ago and now she only has four sisters left. Her parents immigrated from china to USA and she was born a year after they came to USA.


Met her future husband, Maury Povich


It was 1968, when she first met her her future husband, Maury Povich. She met him at the local TV station in Washington, D.C. (WTTN). There she was a secretary and he was an anchorman. She once said I was just going at with my career - boom, boom, boom! Then all of a sudden, at 38, Oh, my God - I forgot to get married!


Received degree in journalism


After being graduated from Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, Maryland, she attended University of Maryland and received her journalism degree from that University in 1969. After completing her education, she started working as a reporter.


Began working at local CBS


She worked and lived in Los Angeles from the year 1976 to 1983. There she worked as the lead news anchor for local CBS affiliate KCBS. It was there, where she began a relationship with Maury Povich, a talk show host and old friend from their days as co-workers at WTTG. 


Married to Maury Povich

1984 2nd of December

After being in relation with Maury povich for more than a decade, they finally married on December 2, 1984. They together have one children. They are happily living together till date and there is not any rumore about their divorce.


Adopted Son Matthew Jay Povich


Connie and Maury got married in 1984. Within ten years, they didn't have any children. Then in 1995, they adopted their Son, Matthew Jay Povich. They don't have any children than him. They are living happily together.


News & Documentary Emmy Award


For her impressive work, in 2000 she was honored by News & Documentary Emmy Awards for Outstanding News and Documentary Program Achievement - Programs & Segments ABC: 2000 The Millennium (1999).She shared these awards with others.

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