• Jo Ling Kent is a 34-year-old journalist and hostess from San Francisco, California.
• Her net worth is estimated to be in excess of $500,000.
• She is part-Asian, with a Chinese mother and American father.
• Kent is active on social media and has a large following on Twitter and Instagram.
• She has had 20 gigs on TV, including appearances on “Hannity”, “Money with Melissa Francis”, “Mornings with Maria Bartiromo” and “Today”.
Jo Ling Kent from NBC Wiki and Age
Jo Ling Kent was born on 11 May 1984 in San Francisco, California, which means that her zodiac sign is Taurus, she is 34 years old and her nationality is American. She is best known as a journalist, who has worked on numerous projects such as “Countdown to the Closing Bell”, “After the Bell” and “Happening Now”.
Salary and Net Worth
So just how rich is Jo Ling Kent as of late 2018? According to authoritative sources, this journalist and hostess has a net worth of over $500,000, with her wealth being accumulated from her career in the previously mentioned fields. She hasn’t disclosed any information regarding assets such as houses and cars, but working hard allows her to live a relatively luxurious lifestyle.
Ethnicity and Background
When it comes to Kent’s ethnicity, she is part-Asian, as her mother, Shean Yen Janice Kent is of Chinese ancestry and her father David Kent is American. She has brown hair and brown eyes, which suits her complexion perfectly. Judging from the photos available on the internet, the journalist has a fit figure, as she takes care of her looks, and invests in appropriate clothes as she always looks well put together whenever she attends events or is seen on TV. Reportedly, Jo is fluent in Mandarin as well as English, and speaks French. Speaking about her education, she was a student of Rice University, where she got her BA degree in History and Policy Studies. In addition, she earned her master’s degree at Peking University, and afterwards studied at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
— Jo Ling Kent (@jolingkent) September 12, 2018
Being in the entertainment field, Jo is naturally active on social media, and uses it to promote her work and communicate with her fans. and is followed by the army of 32,600 people on Twitter, and more than 10,000 on Instagram. When it comes to her latest tweets, she spoke about one of the major companies, Amazon, and the allegations that employees have against it, with the tweet reading “Amazon workers are speaking out to us, alleging the massive company is putting speed and efficiency above worker safety, resulting in injuries. Watch our reporting tonight and see Amazon’s response on @NBCNightlyNews – produced by @MCappetta”.She has recently shared a selfie with her colleague, Kasie Hunt, with the following caption “Always great to see my pal Kasie – especially on the west coast! Thanks for having me.”. In addition, she shares a lot of photos from her private life on her Instagram page, and one of her latest is of her husband and their friends. Kent has also shared a photo from her baby shower.
When it comes to Jo’s relationship status, she married Scott Conroy on 22 August 2015. Her husband works as a political reporter for “The Huffington Post”, and it seems as if they’re living a joyful and prosperous life. The couple is expecting their first child, and the hostess enjoys sharing photos from her pregnancy journey. The couple also loves animals, and owns a dog named Stella. As a matter of fact, Jo shared the photo of three of them with the caption “Breaking news! Our lil family is growing! Baby girl coming soon”.
Kent made her debut on TV in 2013, appearing in “Hannity”, and in the same year worked on “Money with Melissa Francis”, ultimately appearing in five episodes of the series. Subsequently, she joined the cast of “Imus in the Morning”, getting a chance to work with Don Imus, Maria Molina, Connell McShane and Dagen McDowell. As of 2014, Kent appeared on “Countdown to the Closing Bell”, and in the same year appeared in “Happening Now” and “The Independents”, with the latter being the evening commentary broadcast on Fox Business. The series covers a wide range of political and cultural topics, and it and she have received a generally positive response from the audience and critics. In the same year she began appearing in “Mornings with Maria Bartiromo”, ultimately in 163 episodes opposite Maria Bartiromo and Sandra Smith.
When it come to Kent’s latter career, she worked on “Sunday Today with Willie Geist” in 2016, and in the same year had more projects, including “Today” and “NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt”, ultimately appearing in 153 episodes of the latter show. In 2017, she joined the cast of “Weekend Today” and appeared in the total of 11 episodes of it. Overall, Jo has had 20 gigs on TV, which has allowed her to make a name for herself, and gain reputation in the media.