Lisa Ling Biography
Lisa Ling is an American journalist, working for CNN, serving as a host of the This Is Life Show. She has been working on the network since 2015.
Lisa Ling Age
Ling is 49 years old as of 2022. She was born on August 30, 1973, in Sacramento, California, United States.
Lisa Ling Height
Ling stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches tall.
Lisa Ling Family
Ling was born to her parents in Sacramento, California in the United States. Her mother is named Mary Mei-Yan, who served as the head of the Los Angeles office of the Formosan Association for Public Affairs and is a Taiwanese immigrant from Tainan, Taiwan. While her father was called Chung Teh “Douglas” Ling. Unfortunately, her parents divorced when she was 7 years old. Additionally, Lisa was brought up alongside her sister called Laura Ling working as a reporter and host at E Network.
Lisa Ling Husband
Ling is married to Paul Song, who works as a radiation oncologist. They tied the knot on January 3, 2007. They were blessed with a daughter Jett Ling Song on March 8, 2013, and on June 6, 2016, they were blessed with their second born.
Lisa Ling’s Net Worth
Ling has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$3 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a host.
Lisa Ling Salary
She earns an annual salary ranging from $50,000 – $ 90,000.
Lisa Ling Education
Ling graduated in the year 1991 from Del High school in Fair Oaks, California. Later on, she enrolled at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Moreover, she was named to the commission on White House Fellows by president Barrack Obama in Angeles the year 2014.
Lisa Ling Career
Ling works for CNN serving as a host and an executive producer for “Thi is Life with Lisaa Ling, “the network’s original series. She immerses herself in communities around America where she gives viewers an inside look at some of the most unconventional segments of society. In 2017 the series earned her a Gracies Award. Additionally, Lisa also hosts the CNN Digital series, “This is Birth with Lisa Ling ” and “This is sex with Lisa Ling.”Moreover, Ling signed an overall deal with HBO Max, WarnerMedia’s upcoming streaming services. In addition to that, she worked as a correspondent based on the network’s planet in Perill.
Prior to joining CNN, Lisa served as a field correspondent for ” The Oprah Winfrey show.” Moreover, she was serving as a contributor to National Geographic’s Explorer and Nightline. Additionally, Lisa also provided live coverage from multiple countries on stories. That includes the bride burning in India, gang rape in congo, and also the Lord’s Resistance Army in Uganda.
In 2011, “Our America with Lisa Ling,” an acclaimed documentary series started to air on OWN. Before that, Ling was working for “The View,” ABC Daytime’s daytime Emmy Award-winning hit show. She began her journalism career at Channel one where she served as a correspondent. While at the station, Lisa reported on the civil war in Afghanistan.
Lisa Ling CNN
Ling is working at CNN where She works alongside other famous CNN meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;
- Jim Sciutto
- Sunlen Serfaty
- Rahel Solomon
- Sara Sidner
- Barbara Starr
- Veronica Stracqualursi
- Anna Stewart
- John D. Sutter
- Brian Todd
- Gary Tuchman
Lisa Ling Social Media Platforms
She is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. She has over 250k followers on Instagram, over 150k followers on Facebook, and over 200k followers on Twitter accounts.