Katy Tongue is an American television journalist and reporter of Chinese descent. She rose to prominence and acclaim as a television news anchor in New York City in 1981.
|Real name||Katy Tongue|
|Date of birth||June 23, 1947|
|Age||75 years old|
|Profession||Broadcast journalist, reporter|
|Height||5 feet 6 inches|
|Net value||$4.5 million|
Kaity Tong’s age and early life
Katy Tongue was born on July 23, 1947 in Qingdao, China. She moved to the United States with her family when she was four years old. She holds American nationality and is of Asian descent. Kaity was raised by her father, George Tong, and mother, Anita Tong. Her great-uncle, Hollington K. Tong, nurtured her youthful interest in journalism. She attended Bryn Mawr College and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature. She then pursued a Ph.D. degree in Chinese and Japanese literature from Stanford University.
Kaity Tongue Height & Weight
Katy Tongue has a height of 5 feet 6 inches. Her physical weight is normal. She also has black eyes and black hair.
Kaity Tong’s Net Worth
How much is Kaity Tong’s net worth? This reporter’s net worth is now estimated at $4.5 million. She has not released any information about her wages.
From 1976 to 1979, Kaity Tong worked as a reporter for KPIX-TV in San Francisco. In December 1979, she was named co-anchor of newscasts on KCRA-TV in Sacramento, California. In 1981, she joined WABC-TV in New York City. Within two years, she was promoted to co-anchor, working alongside Tom Snyder and Ernie Anastos. She has also worked as a newsreader for television series and movies such as Spider-Man, City Hall, Marci X and Night Falls on Manhattan.
She became the station’s main female anchor in 1992. Surprisingly, she is still employed by the station. She was the first woman to be honored by Rotary International and the New York Women’s Agenda with Star Award. She also received the Distinguished Woman award from the Sino-American Planning Council.
Kaity Tong Husband and Marriage
Who is Kaity Tong’s husband? Patrick Callahan is Kaity Tong’s husband. However, their wedding date is uncertain. They have not had any children together so far. Her only child from her previous marriage to Robert Long is Philip Long. Her first marriage ended in divorce on September 25, 2009. She currently has a close relationship with her husband and family.