How much net worth does Julie Chen own? Know her journey to the top!
Julie Chen has garnered a huge net worth from more than two decades of service in the journalism industry.
Julie Chen and salary & net worth
Chen’s professional journey started as an intern at CBS Morning News and Andy Cohen in early 1990. She started with the job of answering phones and copying faxes for distribution.
While still in school, she landed as a desk assistant for ABC NewsOne and was subsequently promoted to work as a producer for the next three years.
While seeking a place in a major station, Chen worked as a news anchor for the WDTN-TV from the year 1995 to 1997 before being hired by CBS Morning News in 1999. From 1999 to 2002, she anchored CBS Morning News and CBS This Morning. Before working for CBS News, she served as a weekend anchor and reporter for the WCBS-TV in New York City.
The Chinese-American host got a major turn in her career when she began hosting the American version of the popular show Big Brother. Her fans and critics criticized her for her heavily scripted wooden delivery while interacting with studio spectators. Furthermore, she earned the nickname Chenbot. Still, her never giving up and always learning attitude helped her reach the position she is at present.
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Chen started as a moderator of the CBS daytime talk show The Talk since its premiere in October 2010 alongside the co-anchors Aisha Tyler, Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underwood and Sara Gilbert.
From all her hosting and reporting stints associated with CBS station, she has accumulated an attractive net worth amounting to $16 million. CBS is offering her hefty paychecks!