Kaity Tong Wpix, Age, Bio, Husband, Plastic Surgery, Net Worth

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Kaity Tong Bio|Wiki

Kaity Tong is a Chinese-born American Emmy Award-winning broadcast journalist. She has served as an anchor for PIX11 5 and 10-weekend edition newscasts in New York City since 1981. Currently, Kaity works at WPIX Channel as their main news anchor and anchors the Emmy Award-winning PIX 11 News at 5 and 10 on weekends.

She has worked as a news anchor for several television networks, including WABC’s “Eyewitness News” for ten years and KCRA-TV’s 5 pm – 11 p.m. reports. Kaity has been awarded the Ellis Island Medal of Honor and an Emmy Award.

She is highly respected and popular for her work in the field of journalism and has received recognition and accolades for her work over the years.

Kaity Tong Age

She was born on July 23, 1947, in Qingdao, China. Kaity is 75 years old.

Kaity Tong Family

She was born in 1947, in Qingdao, China, and arrived in the United States with her family at age four. Her father’s name is George Tong, and her mother, Anita Tong, was a broadcaster and producer for Voice of America in Washington. However, It is not known if she has any siblings.

Kaity Tong Education

Kaity received an academic scholarship to Bryn Mawr College and graduated with honors in English Literature. She later joined Stanford University’s doctoral program in Chinese and Japanese literature with plans to teach English literature. However, she began her broadcasting career instead. Tong has a master’s degree in Asian studies.

Kaity Tong Wpix

Kaity currently works as the main news anchor at WPIX, a top news channel on the CW network. At WPIX, she serves as the anchor for the PIX 11 News at 5 and 10 on weekends. She joined WPIX as the station’s top female anchor in 1992 and has been there ever since.

Kaity co-anchored the station’s 10 p.m. newscast with Marvin Scott from January 1992 to September 1992, with Jack Cafferty from September 1992 to October 1998, and with Jim Watkins from October 1998 to 2010

Kaity began her television career as a reporter for KPIX-TV in San Francisco. She was originally hired as a writer for the station, but after being asked to do an on-air test, she was promoted on the spot to a reporter. Kaity worked as a reporter for KPIX-TV until 1979.

In 1981, she began working as a news anchor at WABC-TV in New York City, where she worked for ten years. Tong then moved to WPIX in 1991, where she has been a news anchor ever since. At WPIX, Tong has covered major events such as the September 11 attacks, and the crash of TWA Flight 800 crash.

Kaity is considered a veteran and one of the most respected and popular news anchors in New York, USA, with more than four decades of experience in news anchoring.

She has received many awards during her career due to her exceptional performances as a journalist and anchor, like the Exceptional Achievement Award from The Women’s Project, Rotary International, and a Star Award.

Kaity Tong Heart Attack

Kaity did not suffer from a heart attack. However, in May 2018, she experienced severe abdominal complications and had to undergo two surgeries for a ruptured colon.

She was operated on by Dr. Aronoff at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York. There is currently no information available to suggest that she had a heart attack.

It’s worth noting that Kaity has also been rumored to have undergone plastic surgeries to maintain her youthful appearance.

Kaity Tong Plastic Surgery

Kaity the anchor for PIX11 News admitted to undergoing facelift surgery. However, it is not clear if she has undergone any other plastic surgery procedures. Despite this, Tong’s appearance has sparked rumors and speculation about her undergoing plastic surgery to maintain her youthful looks.

Kaity Tong Height

She stands at a height of 5 feet and 6 inches. This height is equivalent to 66 inches or 167.6 centimeters.

Kaity Tong Husband

Kaity is currently not married. She was married to Patrick Callahan, a professional photographer until they divorced. Notably, Kaity has been married twice.

Moreover, her first husband was Robert Long, a former news director, and vice president at Los Angeles’s KNBC-TV. The couple had a son named Philip Long together. They divorced on September 25, 2009.

Kaity Tong Salary|Net Worth

Kaity is a veteran and one of the most respected and popular news anchors in New York City. With more than four decades of experience in news anchoring, she is a veteran and one of the most respected and popular news anchors in New York, USA. Kaity receives an average annual salary of $750,000 and has a net worth of $4.5 million.

How Old Is Kaity Tong

Kaity is 75 years old and was born on July 23, 1947, in Qingdao, China. Her personal life, including her marriages, has also been the subject of media attention.

Who Is Kaity Tong Married To

Kaity is a journalist, anchor, and correspondent. She is known for her work as a news anchor and reporter in New York City and other states.

Additionally, she has a son, Philip Long, from her first marriage to Robert Long, who is a former news director and a vice president at Los Angeles’s KNBC-T.  Kaity later married photographer Patrick Callahan until their divorce.

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