Connie Chung Wiki, Married, Husband, Children

By Staff Writer | Updated On: 31 Mar, 2019
Connie Chung Wiki, Married, Husband, Children

Quick Information

Date of Birth August 20, 1946 Age 74 Years 10 Month(s)
Nationality American Profession Journalist
Marital Status Married Husband/Spouse Maury Povich (M. 1984)
Divorced/Engaged Not Yet Gay/Lesbain No
Ethnicity Asian American Net Worth $15 Million
Children/Kids Matthew Jay Povich (Son) Height 5' 5" (1.66 m)
Education University of Maryland, Montgomery Blair High School Parents William Ling Chung (Father) Margaret Ma (Mother)

She is a talented woman who possesses a good personality and the ability to charm people. Connie Chung is a news presenter who has won many hearts in the journalism industry. She worked as a correspondent for CBS Evening News in the early years of her career.

It was in 1983 that she joined NBC’s new first program called NBC News at Sunrise as she returned to the network. She even anchored the NBC Nightly News. She co-hosted 1986 with Roger Mudd. 

Things began to change, and she decided to leave NBC. She joined CBS after that. She began hosting Saturday Night with Connie Chung. She hosted CBS Evening News and a side project named Eye to Eye with Connie Chung.

But unfortunately, because her anchoring wasn’t at par, she had to leave CBS. She then jumped to anchor for ABC News. She hosted 20/20 along with Charles Gibson. But later when her personal life demanded much from her, she decided to do less of her work.

Connie Chung Wiki

She was born on 20 August in the year 1946. At the age of 72, she still looks so beautiful and continues to deliver excellent works. She was born in Washington to a family who raised her along with four siblings. 

Connie's father worked as an intelligence officer who encouraged her to understand the importance of education in one’s life. She went to Montgomery Blair High School and later attended the University of Maryland.

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She got a degree in journalism and thought to make a living as a journalist. She indeed had a good career as a reporter. 

In October 2018, she revealed in an interview that she was sexually molested by her family doctor, the one who had delivered her. The doctor was dead by the time she opened about the incident but she said she felt relieved after opening up. 

With so much success and fame, her total net worth is $15 million. This enormous wealth is sufficient for her to live a comfortable life. This massive wealth couldn’t be earned just by being passionate in the career.

The hard work and efforts that Connie is the reasons why she became so successful. She is an inspiration to many. If the youths of today want to enter the industry, they should follow her story. 

Connie Chung Married, Husband

Talking about the married life of Chung, she is married to her loving husband, Maury Povich. They celebrated their wedding in 1984. She seems to very content with her married life. There are no hints of her getting a divorce from her husband.

The couple had started dating a long time back when Maury's divorce with his first wife Phyllis Minkoff was not even finalized. Maury revealed that he was still suffering from his past wounds and he had cheated on Connie a few times then.

However, it was not that he was not in love with Connie, rather because he was afraid of commitment because of his first failure in marriage.

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Connie Chung attends a program with her husband Maury Povich (Photo:

Maury and Connie adopted a son Matthew Jay Povich in 1985 and he is their only child. Maury had two children before his wedding to Connie, so Connie is a step-mom to two of Maury's children with his ex-wife.

A small family of three is now living a happy life. Today, in 2019 she is a figure many want to become.