Richard Lui Bio, Age, Career, Net Worth, Salary, Height, Weight

Richard Lui is an American Journalist and anchor. He was born in 1972 in California, United State. Now he 58-year-old and successful journalist at CNN. He is the first Asia American male anchor for daily, national news cable new show, also news anchor on NBC and dayside anchor on MSNBC broadcasting from 30 Rockefeller plaza in midtown Manhattan.

Richard Lui Career Details

He got Bachelor degree in A.A from City College of San Francisco, this he completes the B.A degree from UC Berkeley and then got a master degree in M.B.A from University of Michigan Ross School of Business.

He Builds his career with many experiences in Business by working in manufacturing, strategy consulting, food and beverage, environmental, oil and technology industries.

He plays the chief role from operation to marketing. In the starting of his career, he skipped his college and work four years in Mrs Fields Cookies. He became the youngest person to run a regional training center in his company just at the age of 18.

Followed to the Mrs Field cookies, he worked at Clean Environment Equipment and impress the company from his work, he improves it’s a global advertising and public relations. In 2008, he joined Citibank as a director in COO and CMO of a business unit focused on payment and commerce. His life becomes complicated day by day and he tries his best effort to get success.

In 1980 as a counsellor he started community work in YMCA high school. He works for Plan International USA under which he was an ambassador and advises on ways of talking about the role male adults and children have gender inequality and female victim-blaming. Apart from this, he used to travel to various places including Central America, South America, Asia and Oceania to research and assess globe trends. He also involved in Polaris Project, a global anti-human trafficking organization, where he works for a decade and spoken about global trends at High School, Universities and Conferences globally. He work for Aspen institute for several years and being a member of the US Department‘s speakers Program, Had host many programs alongside former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon.

In 1990, he started his career in Journalism as a reporter at KALX. Later in 2000, he moved to Asia to collect the heated moments in regional Politics. Further, he joined Channel News Asia (CNA) and covered the top news including the South Asia Tsunami, SARS in 2003 and Bird Flu outbreaks.

Finally, he joined CNN (Cable News Network) Worldwide and anchored and reported almost all CNN English Network Programs including CNN International, HLN and CNN US. He was an undercover Anchor in the investigation of child sex slavery in Indonesia during the year 2006.
In 2010 he had joined MSNBC, and he hosts Early Today for NBC News. He reported a harassment phenomenon involving high volume Brothels in the U.S while women are forced to have sex 100 times a day. Really, this news is terrible and heart wrenching.

Richard Lui Awards And Nominations

He had received various awards including Peabody and Emmy Award for his reporting team at CNN during hurricane Katrina and Gulf of Oil Spoil.

Richard Lui Net Worth

Generally, He avoids being in social media, although in 2020, He reveals his Net worth $ 15 Million USD. He is a very generous person, interested to invest money in his work to bring a smile on people’s face, He does not enjoy his life unlike most millionaire live by showing off because he has a busy routine. He is sincere about his work and lifestyle.

Richard Lui Personal Life, Parents, Ethnicity

Richard grandfather was an illegal immigrant, who migrated from china to the United State. His real last name is wrong. His father was a Presbyterian minister.

Talking about his physical appearance, his height is not known but we guess having an average height and moderate weight, by his look, he has black short hairstyle and eyes glazed like Asian people.

Richard Lui Marriage Details

He is married but his spouse name is not known, he may be a father also. But these are just a guess.


By concluding, Richard Lui is a kind heart person, he always shows love to the poor people and helps them.

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