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Biography

Connie Chung Biography

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Connie Chung's facts

Date of Birth 1946-08-20
Nationality American
Profession Jounalist
Working for ABC and CNN
Ethnicity Chinese
Marital Status Married
Married to Maury Povich
Children Matthew Jay Povich
Education Degree in Journalism
Education at University of Maryland, College Park, Montgomery Blair High School
Name on Birth Constance Yu-Hwa Chung
Address Washington, D.C., United States
Religion Christainity
Hair Color Black

Constance Yu-Hwa Chung professionally known to the News casting world as Connie Chung, is an American journalist, anchor also a very versatile reporter who worked for many of the U.S. television news networks like CBS, CNN, NBC, ABC and MSNBC. Chung was mostly known for her famous and selective interview subjects which included the names of Claus von Bülow and the Representative for the U.S. Gary Condit. Chung had placed the interview just after the incidence like Chandra Levy disappearance, and former basketball legend, Earvin "The Magic" Johnson, going on declare about being tested HIV-positive. These incidents had the news company going head to head in the coverage. Chung had a keen interest on making reports and then reporting the collected content to people close to her. This hobby soon turned into an obsession which she could not give up thus taking her to the heights she has now achieved.

Being the youngest in the family of ten children, Chung was considered lucky as she was born and raised in the heart of  Washington just prior to a year after the family had immigrated to the States. The most lovable person to her, her father, William Ling Chung, worked as the intelligence officer for the Chinese Government. She had the privilege of graduating from the Montgomery Blair High School which is in Silver Spring, Maryland and then she did receive a journalism degree from the University of Maryland, in 1969. She married the then talk show anchor/host, Maury Povich and the marriage happened in 1984. Chung was brave enough to convert to Judaism upon her wedding to Povich for she did not want any disturbance in her married life. That is not all, Chung once made the announcement that she was to reduce the workload on her for  the couple hoped to get pregnant with their first child in 1991 at the age of 44. The happy couple together now have a son who was adopted by the them, after she could not conceive a baby, on the 20th June, 1995. The son named Matthew Jay Povich has attended Allen-Stevenson School and is now attending the Riverdale Country School.

Taking a sneek peek into her career, Chung has had various two and fro in her career. Once she was up at the peak, the next time any controversy took her down. Like in 1995, after a controversial interview that she had with a fireman, she was fired from her job along with CBS Evening News co-anchor which as for the channel seemed more inappropriately combative. That happened for Chung focused on the rescue efforts of the fireman at the Oklahoma City bombing and her tactics were said to disclose Newt Gingrich's mother who was a considered a rebel to admit about her likely spoken, unguarded thoughts against Hillary Clinton.

Chung is considered very secretive of her personal life and very little is known about this lady with a fighting spirit. She was rumored to have got divorce from her husband but it still stays as a rumor. Chung is said to still have a noticeable height with long fine legs and a fine feet. Her body measurements are not cited in any of her bios but it is said that she is able to rock almost everything she wears even a bikini. Apart from all the controversies, she still is down-to-earth and does not boast as she considers it to be a bad sign for a lady of hardwork and determination.

An ever-versatile news anchor, Connie Chung has been followed by controversies but is still determined to let people know how capable of a interviewee she is. Chung is one of the most remarkable women and the second ever Asian lady to host an American news show which is a fond of her life. She can be seen engaged online via Facebook and twitter. More about this lady can be known in other relating wiki and her bio.