Jo Ling Kent is a popular American journalist who works for the NBC News. She started her journalism career as a digital reporter for ABC News where she covered some of the important events like the Beijing Olympics 2008. She also covered some other important events like the Taiwan elections.
Jo Ling Kent, age 34, belongs to a mix of ethnicity. Let’s find out more about Kent’s net worth, boyfriend, personal life, career and more.
Jo Ling Kent: early life, career, and nationality
Jo Ling Kent was born on May 11, 1984, in San Francisco, the United States which makes her nationality an American. She was born to parents David L. Kent and Shean Yen Janice. Her father is an American whereas her mother belongs to Chinese ethnicity. Kent was raised in Minnesota and she went to Rice University in Houston, Texas from where she graduated in the degree of BA in History, Asian Studies and Policy Studies in the year 2006. Later she completed her post-graduate degree in International Affairs from Peking University in China. Similarly, she completed her Master’s degree at London School of Economics and Political Science.
Her career began as a Fullbright scholar in China where she did some research cases mostly on women and issues related to them. She worked as a journalist in ABC news as a reporter for Beijing where she covered some main events for the time being. After that between the years 2009-2011, she worked as an associate producer for ABC. In the year 2012, Kent left her job at ABC and joined NBC at Connecticut becoming the Investigative and General Assignment reporter. In between this Kent also joined FOX business network to work as a correspondent but returned back to NBC in the year where she currently works as well.
Jo Ling Kent: boyfriend and personal life
Now speaking of Kent’s personal life, it is as interesting as her career. The journalist married fellow journalist Scott Conroy after dating him for a while. They officially tied the knots on August 22, 2015, in a grand ceremony held at Grand Resort in Whitefield, New Hampshire. The couple is married for three years now but so far they haven’t had any children yet.
Jo Ling Kent: net worth
The beautiful and talented Jo Ling is an example of diversity in media culture. With her long career in the media world, Jo has been able to accumulate money and fame. Kent has a net worth estimation that is between $50,000 – $1 million which is solely from her income at NBC but the exact amount is yet a mystery.
Jo Ling Kent is also quite active on social media sites like Instagram and Twitter where she has a good number of followers. Likewise, she has more than 29,000 followers on Twitter while more than 9,000 followers on Instagram.