Lisa Ling is an American journalist and writer with a net worth of $8.5 million. Lisa Lang has brought in her net worth as cohost of ABC’s The View, so that as host of National Geographic Explorer. Lisa can also be a particular correspondent for the Oprah Winfrey Show and CNN, along with a reporter on Channel One News. Her dad proved to be a Chinese immigrant and her dad proved to be a Taiwanese immigrant. Ling attended the University of Southern California. She began her TV career as a cohost of the show Scratch, a teen magazine show.
Lisa Ling Net Worth $8.5 Million Dollars
She joined Channel One News at 18 years old as a reporter and anchorman. Throughout that time she’d correspondent assignments in Afghanistan and Iraq. Ling beat out a field of 12,000 auditioning for the part. In 2002 Ling left The View and went back to international coverage. TheView remarks about the September 11, 2001 strikes were both commended and criticized. Ling was likewise a correspondent for The Oprah Winfey Show where she reported on contentious issues like bride burning, gang rape, child trafficking, a d puppy mills.
Ran the Boston Marathon in order to raise money for pediatric cancer charities. She finished the race in 4 hours, 34 minutes, and 18 seconds. Lisa raised about $80,000 for charity. [April 2001]
Supported Ralph Nader during the 2000 presidential election.
Admitted in the Mar. 2001 issue of "In Style" that the kitchen of her newly purchased New York City apartment is: (1) barely used (she & Rick order out all the time), and (2) decorated with various framed pictures of the late great martial arts hero Bruce Lee.
Attended the University of Southern California, but dropped out after her junior year
Her middle name is the Chinese word meaning wisdom.
Was an anchor on Channel One, a controversial news program for school children usually played during the school day.
I hope my desire to travel so much isn't forever because it's not the most conducive lifestyle for a relationship or a family by any means. (People, 2003)
On being nervous as a co-host on The View (1997): Coming from an Asian culture, I was always taught to respect my elders, to be a better listener than a talker. But if I didn't think it was a challenge I wouldn't have done it. (Psychology Today Magazine, Jan/Feb 2003)
Our time on Earth is so random. Try to accomplish things you have always dreamt of while you can. I know it sounds cliché, but the biggest lesson I have learned is that life is precious; enjoy it while it lasts. (Psychology Today Magazine, Jan/Feb 2003)