Kaity Tong Biography and Wiki
Kaity Tong is a Chinese-born American Emmy Award-winning broadcast journalist who serves as an anchor at PIX11 5 and 10-weekend edition newscasts in New York City since 1981. Kaity previously worked as a co-stay of the 5 pm – 11 p.m. reports for KCRA-TV in December 1979.
Kaity Tong Age and Birthday
Tong was born on July 23, 1947, in Qingdao, China. She is 73 years old as of 2021. Her birth sign is Leo.
Kaity Tong Height
Kaity stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (Approx. 1.68m)tall.
Kaity Tong Education
Tong attended Bryn Mawr College where she received an academic scholarship graduating with a bachelor of arts degree in English literature with honors. She then proceeded to join Stanford University where she accepted the doctoral program in Chinese and Japanese literature.
Kaity Tong Family, Parents, Siblings
Kaity is the proud daughter of George Tong and Anita Tong. Her mother worked for the Voice of America as a broadcaster and producer in Washington D.C. Tong arrived in the United States at age four. Kaity grew her inspiration from her great-uncle, Hollington K. Tong, an ambassador to the US from China and an acclaimed author.
Further details regarding her family will be updated as soon as it is disclosed to the public.
Kaity Tong Husband, Is She Married?
Moving on to her marital affairs, the famed journalist was previously married to her ex-husband Patrick Callahan. Patrick is a renowned and vastly recognized photographer. Unfortunately, the duo parted ways due to reasons unknown to the public.
Furthermore, Kaity was married to a former news director and a vice-president at Los Angeles’s KNBC-TV, Robert Long. As a result of their relationship, the couple shares a son together named Philip Long. Unfortunately, the duo got divorced due to irreconcilble reasons on September 25, 2009.
It’s therefore not clear if she is single, married, or in a relationship. We are keeping tabs and we will update her partner’s details soon when revealed.
Kaity Tong Son
Kaity and her ex-husband Robert Long are blessed with a child, a son named Philip Long. Further details regarding the named child are under review and will be updated when revealed.
Kaity Tong Salary
According to Station management, Tong was released due to her high salary which was $750,000 per year at the time (the equivalent to $1,353,965 in 2017).
Kaity Tong Net Worth
Kaity Tong has an estimated net worth of $4.5 million as of 2021. Her primary source of income is her career as a news anchor/reporter.
Kaity Tong WPIX News
Tong kicked off her career as a TV journalist with KPIX-TV in San Francisco. She, later on, landed a job at KCRA-TV in December 1979, as a co-stay of the 5 pm to 11 p.m. reports. After some few years, Kaity relocated to a New York-positioned TV station called WABC-TV year 1981.
Kaity co-anchored the station’s 10 p.m. newscast with Marvin Scott from January 1992 to September 1992 prior to joining WPIX as the station’s top female anchors. In Addition, She is recognized for her appearance as a newscaster in Wolf, City Hall, and Marci X.
Kaity Tong Plastic Surgery
In March 2010, she admitted to the speculations of undergoing facelift surgery. She was operated on by Dr. Aronoff after her colon ruptured at Lenox Hill Hospital. Kaity experienced severe abdominal complications in her abdomen in May 2018.