Suzanne Whang is an American television host, actress, writer, comedian, radio host, minister, producer and political activist.
She is best known for hosting American reality television show, House Hunters, and starring in NBC series, Las Vegas.
Whang was born on September 28, 1962, in Arlington, Virginia, to Korean parents.
She graduated with B.A. in psychology from Yale University and M.Sc. in cognitive psychology from the Brown University.
She hosted ‘House Hunters’ for nine seasons from 1999 to 2007 in HGTV.
The show follows families, couples or individuals searching for a new house with the assistance of a real estate agent.
She also hosted other shows, including ‘House Hunters International,’ ‘Homes of Our Heritage: Great American Women,’ ‘Homes of Pasadena’ and others.
In the late 1990s, she worked on NBC show, TV Censored Bloopers 98, and Lifetime TV’s ‘New Attitudes.’
Her job as a field host of ‘Breakfast Time’ earned her a nomination for NAMIC Award.
She has emceed various red carpet events, charity events, beauty pageants and many more.
As an accomplished stand-up comedian, Suzanne won the first annual Andy Kaufman Award at the New York Comedy Festival in 2004.
She has also earned Best Up & Coming Comedian at the Las Vegas Comedy Festival and has performed in improv theaters throughout the nation.
Suzanne published her first book, Suzanne Whang’s Guide to Happy Home Buying, in 2006.
She was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer in 2006 and was given just six months to live in 2011, but she successfully reversed the disease and was declared cancer free.
The TV host married her long-time boyfriend, Jay Nickerson, on October 19, 2013.
Though they tied the knot about a decade of togetherness, they parted ways in 2014.
She was previously married to Michael Freed for an unspecified time.
One of her famous roles was in NBC series, Las Vegas, where she played the role of Polly, a Korean manicurist, from season 3 through season 5.
Currently, she is co-hosting a podcast, LoveStop, with Vanessa Marcil, and has been active in social media.
From her long career as an actress and TV personality, Suzanne has amassed a net worth of approx. $5 million.