Updated: 09/08/2017 06:45 PM | First Published: 01/17/2017 11:23 AM

Paula Zahn has used plastic surgery to defy her age? What inspired her to be a cancer advocate?

Paula Zahn's flawless looks in the sixties suggest that she might have undergone plastic surgery. Since the years, she hasn't only presented the national and international news on TV but has also helped the cancer victims to overcome the toughest phase of life, by generating awareness through her shows.

Well, you might be wondering what led her to be a cancer advocate. Here's the heart-wrenching story of her, which inspired her to aware people about the possible treatments for cancer and ways to cope with it.

Has Paula Zahn had plastic surgery?

Rumor has it; Paula Zahn took the help of plastic surgery to appear perfect on screen. Well, if you choose a profession, which requires facing the camera lenses every day, you need to have the glamour in you. A few plastic surgeries wouldn't hurt for that matter.

Paula Zahn pics

We do not doubt Paula, but the beauty that she carries at the age of sixty-one, makes us rethink about the rumors. There is no authentic information about the types of surgeries, she opted but comparing her old and new photos, hints that she might have undergone age-defying treatments like face lift and Botox.

Paula Zahn is wearing a black suit-pant and blue shirt which is bringing up the smart look in her.

Very few people may be aware of Paula's interest in modeling. Paula, who is one of the influential news reporters had participated in various beauty pageants. She had made her journey up to the semi-finals of Miss Teenage America pageant in 1973.

Her simple short hairstyle, elegant hair color, her height of 5 feet 9 inches, slim and well-maintained body, all contribute to making her one of the glamorous ladies in the American news industry. 

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Paula Zahn has been a cancer advocate for years

Paula was 28 years old and had just begun her career on television when the shadow of cancer darkened her family. In a span of few months her four family members were diagnosed with cancer; her father, mother, aunt, and sister in law. At an age where all her friends and colleagues were living their life to the fullest, she was busy taking care of her family members.

Paula Zahn looks beautiful in her black dress, she is giving a smile to the camera.

While commuting from house to hospital, her father, aunt and sister-in-law passed away. Both her maternal and paternal grandmother died of cancer. But, her mother is two times breast cancer survivor. She addresses her mom as 'the strong woman, who battled against two types of breast cancer in 13 years apart.' The pleasure she felt to see the cured stamp in her mother’s file cannot be expressed in words.

After dealing with cancer so closely, Paula decided to use her platform to aware people about cancer and cancer-related issues. Her trial has been successful on making impacts on peoples’ lives. When we know her passion to aware people came from the love for her family, we end up respecting Paula even more.

Name Paula Zahn
Birthday February 24, 1956
Age 62 Years Old
Height 5'9"
Weight 55 kg
Hair Color Blonde
Eyes Color Light Brown