Juju Chang Husband, Children, Family, Siblings, Salary, Height, Bio

By Staff Writer | Published On: 18 Jun, 2017
Juju Chang Husband, Children, Family, Siblings, Salary, Height, Bio

Quick Information

Date of Birth September 17, 1965 Age 55 Years 9 Month(s)
Nationality Korean-American Profession Journalist
Marital Status Married Husband/Spouse Neal Shapiro (m. 1995)
Divorced/Engaged Not Yet Gay/Lesbain No
Ethnicity Asian-American Net Worth $300 Thousand Dollars
Social Media Twitter, Instagram Children/Kids Jared Shapiro (Son)
Height 5 Feet 5 Inches Education Stanford University
Parents Okyong Chang (Mother), Chang Pal-gi (Father)

Juju Chang is an American TV journalist for ABC and who also anchors the program Nightline. She was born on September 17, 1965, in Seoul, South Korea. Her parents are Okyong and Palki Chang. She along with her sister was raised in Sunnyvale, California. Her family immigrated to the U.S. in the year 1969. She belongs to white ethnicity. Juju previously worked as a special correspondent and fill-in anchor for Nightline. She was also the news anchor for ABC News’ Good Morning America from 2009 to 2011.

Juju went to Marian A. Peterson High School for one year but after that school was converted into a middle school. She graduated from Adrian C. Wilcox High School in 1983.  Chang was a nationally ranked swimmer at a very young age.

Juju graduated with honors from Stanford University with a Bachelor of Arts in communications and political science in 1987. While she was at Stanford, she was awarded the Edwin Cotrell Political Science Prize.

Chang began working for ABC from the year 1984 as a desk assistant. She became a reporter and a producer for World News Tonight in 1991. There she produced live events coverage and stories for its "American Agenda" segment. Her off-air reporting assignments included the Gulf War in 1991 and US presidential election of 1992.

She produced a series on women`s health for World News Tonight, which won an Alfred I DuPont-Columbia University Award in 1995. In the year 1995 Juju left World News Tonight to become a reporter for KGO-TV which is an ABC affiliate, in San Francisco, where she covered state and local news topics.

Chang returned to ABC News in 1996 after a year at KGO-TV. There she started working as a correspondent for the ABC affiliate news service called NewsOne in Washington DC. At NewsOne she covered the Capitol Hill, White House and the presidential election of 1996. 

Chang has contributed reports to ABC's 20/20 news magazine which also includes a piece on Tanzania's black market for albino body parts in 2009.

Chang has reported on a broad range of topics including the Heparin tainting case and the in-vitro fertilization industry on ABC's Nightline.  She has also acted as host on the show's feature, "Face-Off."

On December 14, 2009, when she joined Good Morning America Juju became the first Korean American in a prominent role on a U.S. morning news television show. She also contributes news, different stories, and segments for the show, besides her role as a news anchor.

She got married Neal Shapiro in 1995. The couple had an affair for a long time before they settled down and tied knots. Juju and her husband Neal have three children, and all three are sons, and they live in west side Manhattan. Juju and Neal have a strong relationship between them, so divorce seems unlikely for now. There is not much information about Juju`s family, and we do not know if she has other siblings.

Her worth is estimated at $300,000, but her salary is unknown. She has a height of 5 feet and 5 inches.Her bio can be found on wiki pages and other sites.