(Broadcast Journalist and Reporter)
Kaity Tong is an Emmy Award-winning news anchor of the PIX11News weekend edition.
Quick Facts of Kaity Tong
|Age:||74 years 7 months|
|Birth Date:||June 23, 1947|
|Full Name:||Kaity Tong|
|Birth Place:||Qingdao, China|
|Net Worth:||$ 4.5 Million|
|Height / How tall :||5 feet 7 inches (1.71m)|
|Profession:||Broadcast Journalist and Reporter|
|Father's Name:||George Tong|
|Mother's Name:||Anita Tong|
|Education:||Bryn Mawr College|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Taurus, Pisces, Scorpio|
|Last Update:||January, 2022|
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Relationship Facts of Kaity Tong
- Kaity Tong is married to Patrick Callahan.
- She is mother of One: Philip Tong.
- Kaity Tong is not having an affair with anyone presently.
- Her sexual orientation is straight.
More about the relationship
Kaity Tong is married to Patrick Callahan. However, their exact date of marriage is unknown. They didn’t have any children together till now.
The only child she has is, Philip Long, from her previous marriage with Robert Long. Her first marriage fell apart and they divorced on September 25, 2009. Right now, she is having a strong relationship with her husband and family.
Who is Kaity Tong?
Kaity Tong is a Chinese-born American broadcast journalist and reporter. She gained a lot of popularity and fame for her work as a television news anchor in New York City since 1981.
Kaity Tong: Birth, Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity
Kaity was born in Qingdao, China on July 23, 1947. She came to the United States with her family at age four. She is of American nationality and has Asian ethnicity.
Kaity spent her early life under the tutelage of her father, George Tong, and mother, Anita Tong. During her childhood, she developed a keen interest in journalism after being influenced by her great-uncle, Hollington K. Tong.
Reflecting on her education and qualifications, she attended Bryn Mawr College and graduated with a Bachelor of arts degree in English literature. She later attended a doctoral program at Stanford University in Chinese and Japanese literature.
Kaity Tong: Professional Life, Career
Kaity Tong started her career working as a reporter for KPIX-TV in San Francisco from 1976 to 1979. Later on, she became the co-anchor of newscasts on KCRA-TV in Sacramento, California in December 1979.
She moved to WABC-TV based in New York City in 1981. Within two years, she moved up to becoming co-anchor partnering with Tom Snyder and Ernie Anastos. She has also been a newscaster of TV shows and movies like Spider-man, City Hall, Marci X, and Night Falls on Manhattan.
In 1992, she joined WPIX as the station’s lead female anchor. Surprisingly, she is still part of the station till now.
She became the first woman to be honored by Rotary International and also with a Star award by the New York Women’s Agenda. Moreover, she earned a Distinguished Woman award from the Chinese-American Planning Council.
Net Worth, Salary
As of now, this reporter’s estimated net worth is $4.5 Million. She has not disclosed details about her salary.
Kaity Tong’s Rumors, Controversy
Kaity was once involved in a controversy after the director at WPIX fired her because of her growing age and high salary payout. later she filed a case against them and eventually verdict was given in her favor.
Body Measurement: Height, Weight
Kaity Tong stands at a height of 5 feet and 6 inches. Her body weight is average. Besides, she has black eyes and black hair.
Social Media Profile
Kaity is quite active in social media like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
She has more than 10.9k followers on Twitter, 9.2k followers on Instagram, and around 24k followers on Facebook.