Julie Chen is a TV personality, producer and anchor from the United States of America. She spent most of her career with CBS. Julie Chen graduated from the University of Southern California. Here is a quick summary of Julie Chen’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Julie Chen Early Life
Julie Suzanne Chen was born on January 6, 1970 in Queens, New York, United States. Her father David Y. Chen and her mother Wan Ling Chen are Chinese immigrants. Julie Chen has 2 sisters, Vicki Chen and Gladys Chen.
Julie Chen finished schooling from the St. Francis Preparatory School in her hometown, and graduated in 1991 with a degree in broadcast journalism and English from the University of Southern California. Julie Chen first had a relationship with Gary Donahue.
Julie Chen married the Chief Executive Officer, chairman and President of the CBS Corporation Leslie Moonves in 2004, in Mexico. Julie and Leslie gave birth to 1 son, Charlie Moonves and he was born in 2009. Leslie Moonves has 2 sons and 1 daughter from his previous marriage to Nancy Wiesenfeld, his sons are screenwriter Adam Moonves and Michael Moonves, and his daughter is actress Sara Moonves.
Julie Chen went through a surgery to enhance the look of her eyes and make them appear larger during her time at WDTN TV, where she worked as a news anchor.
Julie Chen Career, Awards & Achievement
Julie Chen did an intern at the CBS Morning News in 1991. Next year, she landed a desk assistant job at the ABC NewsOne where she worked for around 3 years and got promoted. Julie Chen moved to Ohio in 1995 where she worked for about 2 years at the WDTN TV as a news anchor.
Julie Chen started working for CBS in 1999 as a news anchor for CBS This Morning program. During her work as CBS This Morning anchor, she worked on another program next to Hannah Storm, Bryant Gumbel, Erica Hill, and others for CBS called The Early Show, which later in 2002 she started being the show’s co-host. She also worked as an anchor and reporter for WCBS-TV for some time, and for CBS News.
Julie Chen has been the host for CBS’s reality show “Big Brother” since its first season. During the show, people criticized her several times for her interactions. Julie Chen has also been the co-host of the Entertainment Tonight program, and The Talk show.
Julie Chen had guest actress roles in several series including “NCIS: Los Angeles”, “The Comeback”, “Life in Pieces”, and others.
Awards & Achievements
Julie Chen doesn’t have many award winnings and nominations. She was nominated for the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host (The Talk) 3 times (2016, 2015, and 2014).
Julie Chen won the 2017 Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host (The Talk), an award that is shared with Aisha Tyler, Sharon Osbourne, Sara Gilbert, and Sheryl Underwood.
Net Worth of Julie Chen
Julie Chen has an estimated net worth of more than $44 million. She made her fortune from working in several TV programs, and most of it is from CBS. Julie Chen’s Beverly Hills based house has an estimated value of $14 million, and the La Costa Beach based house that she co-owns with her husband Leslie Moonves was sold for more than $11 million. Julie Chen husband Leslie Moonves has an estimated net worth of $700 million as of 2017-2018.
Julie Chen is a very talented TV personality. She spent most of her career with CBS hosting and anchoring several of their programs. Julie Chen’s most important programs are “The Talk”, “Big Brother”, and “Entertainment Tonight”. Julie Chen is married to Leslie Moonves, they gave birth to 1 son and they are happily living together.