Kaity Tong is an American television journalist and reporter of Chinese origin. She rose to prominence and acclaim as a television news anchor in New York City in 1981.
|Real Name||Kaity Tong|
|Date Of Birth||June 23, 1947|
|Age||75 years old|
|Profession||Broadcast Journalist, Reporter|
|Height||5 feet 6 inches|
|Net Worth||$4.5 million|
Kaity Tong’s Age & Early Life
Kaity Tong 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 is of American nationality and Asian heritage. Kaity was raised by her father, George Tong, and mother, Anita Tong. Her great-uncle, Hollington K. Tong, fostered her youthful interest in journalism. She attended Bryn Mawr College and earned with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature. She subsequently pursued a Ph.D. degree in Chinese and Japanese literature at Stanford University.
Kaity Tong Height & Weight
Kaity Tong 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 assessed to be $4.5 million as of August 2023. She has not revealed any information regarding her pay.
From 1976 until 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 with Tom Snyder and Ernie Anastos. She has also worked as a newscaster for television series and films such as Spider-Man, City Hall, Marci X, and Night Falls on Manhattan.
She became the station’s primary female anchor in 1992. Surprisingly, she is still employed by the station. She was the first woman to be awarded by Rotary International and the New York Women’s Agenda with Star award. She also received the Chinese-American Planning Council’s Distinguished Woman award.
Kaity Tong Husband & Marriage
Who is Kaity Tong’s husband? Patrick Callahan is Kaity Tong’s husband. Their wedding date, however, is uncertain. They have had no children together till now. Her sole child from her previous marriage with Robert Long is Philip Long. Her first marriage ended in divorce on September 25, 2009. She currently has a solid connection with her spouse and family.