Sharon Tay Biography
Quick Facts Sharon Tay
- NameSharon Tay
- ProfessionNews Anchor
- Working ForKCBS-TV/KCAL-TV
- EducationBoston University
- Online PresenceFacebook,Twitter,Wiki
Singapore-born Sharon Tay is the five times Emmy Award winner and three times Associated Press Award winner, American journalist, and news anchor. She is best known for serving MSNBC, KCAL 9, BNN, and CBS 2.
Sharon Tay Early Life
Sharon Tay was born on 15th October 1966 in Singapore to Chinese parents. At the age of seven, she immigrated to the United Staes with his parents. They first resided in Connecticut in the southern region of New England, the USA.
After few years, the family relocated to the Philippines and spends most of her childhood here.
Sharon Tay Education
Sharon Tay was educated mostly in an International School before she went back to the United States, to continue high schools educations in Massachusetts. She then went on to study Bachelors at Boston University and graduated with a B.sc. Degree in Broadcast Journalism with a minor in International Relations.
Sharon Tay Rise to Mainstream
Sharon Tay’s breakthrough to the world of Journalism came in Boston, where she anchored, produced and wrote a weekend news show for a local wire station. Soon she was widely recognized and in 1993, KION (then- KCCN-TV ) in Salinas, California, recruited her as a general assignment reporter and consumer investigative reporter.
After serving the station for a few years, Tribune Broadcasting hired her as a general assignment reporter for its KTLA-5 Los Angeles. Later, Sharon Tay went on to become a weekend anchor and an anchor for the early morning edition of the news and hosted the network’s half-hour magazine format television show “Making It: Minority Success Stories”.
In 2004, Sharon Tay left KTLA in the month of December to join MSNBC. During her time at MCNBC, she hosted “MSNBC at the Movies” and “MSNBC Entertainment Hot List”.
Currently, Sharon Tay is working for CBS 2 and KCAL 9, where she anchored on KCAL 9 weeknights at 8 pm and KCAL 9 News at 10 pm, a number 1 prime newscast in the Los Angeles market.
In November 2013, she was assigned to KCBS-TV’s morning newscast from 4:30 to 7:00 a.m. and the midday newscast from 11:00 to 11:30 a.m. Tay has also hosted the National Geographic Channel show “The Human Edge”.
Sharon Tay Personal Life
Sharon is reportedly said to be using plastic surgery. A rumor exists that she was married once but divorced, however, she refused to respond and the rumor stays unfound. According to her public profile, she is currently single and does not involve in romantic affairs with anyone.
Although, many believed that she has a boyfriend in the industry but, Tay has managed to keep her private life away from her fans and audience.
Sharon Tay Net Worth
Sharon earns a good sum of money in her career. She had worked in several TV stations and earned wide recognition and fame. So there is no doubt that she has a good sum of salary. She is the member of the Asian American Journalists Association.
Allocating information from several sources it is found out that, her net worth as per 2018 is around $2 million dollars.