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Lisa Ling Biography
On 30th August 1973 in Sacramento, California, United States of America, Lisa Ling was born to Mary Mei-yan and Chung Teh “Douglas” Ling. She was raised by her father, together with her sister after the divorce of her parents. Lisa always desired to be a journalist when she was growing up. She attended Del Campo High School in Fair Oaks, California before joining the University of Southern California but never graduated from the university. She started profession immediately after the University of Southern California as a reporter for Channel One News.
Lisa Ling Family Details Parents, Siblings, Husband And Children
Ling’s mother Mary, a Taiwanese immigrant, served as the head of the Los Angeles office of the Formosan Association for Public Affairs while her dad is a Chinese immigrant. The couple divorced when Ling was seven years. Her paternal grandfather was among the first Chinese students allowed to study in the United States in the 1930s. He graduated from New York University with a degree and later graduated with an MBA degree from the University of Colorado. Her grandfather was the one who opened the first Chinese Restaurant in Folsom, California.
Ling’s sister, Laura Ling, is a journalist working with E! Network as a host and reporter. She was managing editor of Vanguard at Current TV. She was once arrested and sentenced to 12 years in a labor prison for illegal entry into North Korea together with her colleague. However, the duo did not finish their term of imprisonment for they were released from jail on 4th August 2009 after serving two months sentence.
She got engaged to oncologist Paul Song on 3rd January 2007, and the duo later got married on 26th May 2007 in Los Angeles, California. The couple welcomed their firstborn daughter, Jett Ling Song, on 8th March 2013. The second-born daughter, Ray Ling Song, was born on 6th June 2016. The family lives in Santa Monica, California.
Lisa Ling Body Measurements
Lisa is 5ft. Five inches tall and weighs 57kgs. Her other measurements are 81-61-84 cm meaning her breast size is 81 cm, her waist size 61 and hips size is 84 cm.
Lisa Ling Career Details
Her career began when she was 18 years when she joined Channel One News as a reporter and an anchor. On 2nd August 1999, Lisa joined The View show but left after being in the show for three and a half years in 2002 so that she could get back to international reporting. She started working with National Geographic Channel in 2003. While in National Geographic, Lisa covered The Drug War in Columbia, investigated on MS-13 gang and took a look at the culture of US prisons. She was also a special correspondent for The Oprah Winfrey Show whereby her title is “Oprah Show Investigative Reporter.”
She was featured in CNN’s award-winning documentary Planet in Peril second instalment, Battlelines. In 2010, she co-founded SecretSocietyOfWomen.com, a forum for women where they can share their problems anonymously.
Her show, Our America with Lisa Ling premiered on The Oprah Winfrey Network on 16th February 2011, and it ran for five seasons. She started hosting her documentary series; This Is Life With Lisa Ling on 28th September 2014. Lisa has a book, Ling, Laura; Ling, Lisa (2010). Somewhere Inside: One Sister’s Captivity in North Korea and the Other’s Fight to Bring Her Home.
Lisa Ling Net Worth
Being a writer and an international journalist, Lisa has created a great name and wealth for herself. Over the years, Lisa has achieved an estimated net worth of $ 10 million, and this is expected to rise higher as time goes by.
Lisa Ling Illness
Lisa has attention deficit disorder