Sophia Choi Biography

Updated On Dec 11, 2018 Published On Aug 22, 2017
Facts of Sophia Choi
Birth Nation: North Korea
Name Sophia Choi
Birth Name Sophia Choi
Nick Name Sophia
Nationality American, South Korean
Birth Place/City Daegu, South Korea
Ethnicity White
Profession News Anchor/Reporter
Working For WSET-TV, WVTM-TV,KOMU-TV, KCBS-TV,CNNHeadline News,KVBC,WSB-TV
Net Worth N/A
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown
Face Color White
Breast Size 32B
Famous for CNN Headline News, the ‘real news; real fast’
Married N/A
Married to N/A
Education University of Missouri
Movies The Torturer
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Sophia Choi is the name of the famous American news broadcaster. She is well known for being the anchor at WSB-TV based in Atlanta, Georgia.

Sophia Choi was born in Daegu, South Korea on the 5th of November in 1971. She has not disclosed the name of her parents but Choi holds a Korean nationality and belongs to the Joseon ethnic background. She moved to Maryland in America when she was 7 years of age and later relocated to Memphis, Tennessee.

For her education, Sophia Choi attended Hollywood Elementary School located in Maryland and was later to transferred to Briarcrest Baptist High School in Memphis. After her high school, she enrolled at the University of Missouri, from where she later graduated with a degree in Journalism.

Sophia Choi first worked at the University’s television station KOMU-TV and later at University’s radio station, KBIA. But professionally she started her career with WSET-TV as a general assignment reporter.

She then started serving at the NBC affiliate WVTM-TV as a general assignment reporter and later as a weekend morning anchor. There she was nominated for an Emmy Award for her special report, Dirty Downloading.

Further, she joined the CBS affiliate in Los Angeles, KCBS-TV as a general assignment. Later she was promoted to the weekday morning anchor. After some time, Choi moved to Atlanta, Georgia and became a prime-time anchor for CNN's Headline News, where she has worked with anchors like Jean Casarez and Mike Galanos.

In 2007, Sophia joined KVBC, where she served till 2010 and then joined WSB-TV and currently works there alongside anchors namely Tom Brokaw and Mark Strassmann's wife Linda Stouffer.

Aside from her media career, Sophia Choi appeared in numerous movies and television shows including The Torture, Primary Colors, starring John Travolta and Kathy Bates, and Special Unit 2.  

Sophia Choi is very private to her personal matters and prefers to keep her personal life secret. Till this date, there have been no news and rumors regarding her spouse, boyfriend, affair, and children.

Choi has earned a large amount of money through her professional career as a newscaster and TV personality. However, her exact figure of net worth has not revealed in public, looking at her profession and lifestyle, her net worth might be somewhere in between seven digit figures. Sophia has also worked in a few films from her she might have received a decent sum of money for her contributions.

Sophia Choi facts on timeline

Joined CNN

2001

American-Korean newscaster Sophia Choi moved to Atlanta, Georgia to become a prime-time anchor for CNN Headline News. During her time at CNN, she anchored various newscasts on CNN, CNN International, and CNN Headline News. 

Joined KVBC-TV

2007

In this year, News commentator Sophia Choi enrolled at KVBC-TV, where she co-anchored First News 3 at Four and News 3 at Six with her fellow colleague Kendall Tenny. 

Her Career

2010

This year, Choi started anchoring First News 3 at Four and News 3 at Six. During her career there, she reported on crime trends in the Las Vegas Valley. 

Joined WSB-TV

2011

Since 2011, Sophia Choi is working at WSB-TV, in Atlanta, Georgia as a news broadcaster. Sophia was also named as the “Most Poides News Anchor” in the list of 100 favorite Asian American People, Places and Things.