Brian Tong is the former multimedia host and editor for CNET Networks. The San Francisco-based star started his career as a host of the favorite Asian-American TV show, STIR TV.
With over 15 years in the business, he has garnered a substantial recognition as a video host, senior editor, content creator and producer.
Brian Leaves CNET After Being Fired?
On 13 March 2018, over one of the video on his YouTube channel, Brian confirmed about his ten long years journey at CNET coming to an end. He also lighted on the real deal behind such turn up in his superb-going career.
Brian denied to the baselessly floating comments like- 'Leaves CNET after being fired.' He simply wanted some time away to renew his spirit.
After the success of the Apple Byte, Googlicious, Prizefight, Brian is still exploring his passion for technology to come up with even great ideas and projects.
Experiencing a great deal from the Geek Culture and Technology, today, he works independently on Patreon.
All his impressive works have earned him immense financial stability. His estimated yearly income on YouTube is $1.9K - $30.6K.
Likewise, on an average, his role as a senior editor pays him an estimated $66K, not to mention the massive chunks of money that comes to him from the many projects he is involved in. All of them land onto his net worth.
Is Brian Tong Gay, Married?
As much as possible, Brian tries clarifying the speculations and dilemmas of his followers; be it something tech-related or his personal life.
Respecting their rights to predictions, without being offended, he denied the rumors of being gay via his tweets on 21 June 2012.
Nevertheless, he keeps supporting the LGBTQ+ community in his possible ways.
Also, his current dating status can undoubtedly account for his sexuality. He is clearly and publicly onto his beautiful long-haul girlfriend, Shanna Mendiola, an Emmy Award-winning Meteorologist for NBC4.
Brian Tong with his meteorologist-girlfriend, Shanna Mendiola enjoying the finale of NBC's The Voice at The Voice Stage 12 Universal Studios on 22 May 2019 (Photo: Shanna Mendiola's Instagram)
On 1 Dec 2012, for the first time, Brian tweeted about his relationship with her. Despite their first meeting and beginning love story being a mystery, as of now, they dominate each other’s social media's pages and never let go of the chance to flaunt their sizzling chemistry.
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For now, they are not married; however, might soon surprise their well-wishers with the good news.
Brian Tong’s Wiki / Bio
Born in Dallas, TX, Brian celebrates his birthday every year on 2 April. He holds American nationality and embraces Chinese ethnicity from his family descents. The technology geek is also an avid basketball lover. His Asian looks, body built, height, and accent add up to his exuberant personality.
At an early age, Brian developed a great interest in for comics, video games, and movies.
Brian is a graduate of San Jose University. He pursued his degree in Broadcast Journalism to make a successful career out of it.
Brian’s endearment towards his family is evident in his social media. He often takes some time off from his busy schedules to make them feel special.