Updated: 12/19/2017 09:43 AM | First Published: 05/19/2014 01:08 PM

Julie Chen

'Big Brother' co-host Julie Chen's pleasant smile

Julie Chen is best known as the host of Big Host. She has racked up a huge net worth from her career in journalism after over two decades of service. 



Julie Chen Wiki: Her family disowned her after she got surgery

Julie Chen was born on 6th January 1970 in Queens, New York. She has two siblings both elder than her, namely Gladys and Victoria. Chen is a 1991 the University of Southern California graduate in English and Broadcast Journalism.

Julie Chen is showing off her bundled jack fruits. She is wearing casual jeans and t-shirt with a fanny pack. She is looking cute in her bangs.

Details on Julie Chen's surgery!

Julie had to part ways with her family after undergoing blepharoplasty, which she had decided to undergo solely for professional reasons. Her parents were harsh enough to disown her from the family reason being Chen's seeming to be disrespect to the Chinese culture. However, she is now on good terms with her family.

Julie Chen salary & net worth 2017

Chen was fascinated by the broadcasting world from her early age. She graduated in the broadcasting field as to set a good base before entering into the industry. Julie brought her dreams into action starting from her college days. Her career in journalism started as an intern in at the CBS Morning News.

Stunning television host Julie Chen on CBS reality series 'Big Brother' set

Julie worked as a desk assistant for a season of ABC NewsOne. Then she was upgraded to the post of producer and served as so for almost three years. In 1995, she moved to Ohio to work as an anchor at the WDTN-TV. Chen had undergone blepharoplasty, a process of eyes enlargement through surgery, while she was in Ohio. 

In 1999, Chen entered CBS as an anchor for the shows CBS Morning News, CBS This Morning and later was assigned co-host for The Early Show. She was associated with The Early Show until its cancellation. 

Did Julie Chen's salary increase after her husband became the president of the channel she has been serving?

Chen is the longest running host for the show Big Brother which debuted in 2000. She received a lot of criticisms during the first season of her scripted deliverance even in interactions but has gradually turned out to be audiences favorite over the past years. She has been the show's host from the starting.

Julie has been serving as the CBC talk show The Talk's moderator as of now. She joined The Talk in October 2010. Chen from her more than two decades of service to the industry has garnered a net worth of $16 million. She is renowned as CBS's most beautiful host at present. 

Julie Chen's wedding with Les Moonves was widely criticized! 

Julie has been married to Les Moonves, the CBS president since 2004. Their relationship is often criticized as their wedding was hosted shortly after Moonves's divorce with his then wife. Julie and Les have a son, Charlie Moonves from their marriage.

Julie Chen at a red carpet event with her husband Leslie Moonves and son Charlie

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Name Julie Chen
Profession Presenter
Gender Female
Birthday January 06, 1970
Age 48 Years Old
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Marital Status Married
Husband Leslie Moonves
Best Known For Big Brother