Lisa Ling Net Worth

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$8.5 Million

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Lisa Ling is an American journalist and writer with a net worth of $8.5 million. Lisa Lang has brought in her net worth as cohost of ABC’s The View, so that as host of National Geographic Explorer. Lisa can also be a particular correspondent for the Oprah Winfrey Show and CNN, along with a reporter on Channel One News. Her dad proved to be a Chinese immigrant and her dad proved to be a Taiwanese immigrant. Ling attended the University of Southern California. She began her TV career as a cohost of the show Scratch, a teen magazine show.

Lisa Ling Net Worth $8.5 Million Dollars

She joined Channel One News at 18 years old as a reporter and anchorman. Throughout that time she’d correspondent assignments in Afghanistan and Iraq. Ling beat out a field of 12,000 auditioning for the part. In 2002 Ling left The View and went back to international coverage. TheView remarks about the September 11, 2001 strikes were both commended and criticized. Ling was likewise a correspondent for The Oprah Winfey Show where she reported on contentious issues like bride burning, gang rape, child trafficking, a d puppy mills.

Quick Facts

Birth date: August 30, 1973
Birth place: Sacramento, California, USA
Height:5' 5" (1.65 m)
Profession:Producer, TV host, presenter, journalist, writer
Education:Del Campo High School, University of Southern California
Spouse:Paul Song (m. 2007)
Children:Ray Ling Song, Jett Ling Song
Parents:Mary Ling, Doug Ling
Siblings:Laura Ling
Nominations:Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show Host, News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Informational Programming – Long Form, News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Investigative Journalism – Long Form
Movies:National Geographic: World's Most Dangerous Gang (2006), National Geographic: Iraq's Guns for Hire, Seoul Sisters (2014)
TV shows:“The View” (1999-2002), “This is Life with Lisa Ling” (2015), “The Job” (2013), Our America with Lisa Ling (2011-2014)

Interesting Facts

1Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 42, a daughter named Ray Ling Song on June 6, 2016. Child's father is her husband, Paul Song.
2Release of her book, "Somewhere Inside: One Sister's Captivity in North Korea and the Other's Fight to Bring Her Home" by Lisa with Laura Ling. [2010]
3Gave birth to her 1st child at age 39, a daughter named Jett Ling Song on March 8, 2013. Child's father is her husband, Paul Song.
4Miscarried her future 1st child with her husband Paul Song at 7 weeks of pregnancy. [June 2010]
5(May 26, 2007) Married her boyfriend of a year, Paul Song, after a 4 month engagement.
6Co-hostess of The View (1997) from 1999 to 2002.
7Correspondent for The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986).
8Correspondent for National Geographic Explorer (1985).
9Older sister of Laura Ling.
10Wore a bright red Vivienne Tam dress for her wedding.
11Was previously engaged to entrepreneur Philip Levine.
12Ran the Boston Marathon in order to raise money for pediatric cancer charities. She finished the race in 4 hours, 34 minutes, and 18 seconds. Lisa raised about $80,000 for charity. [April 2001]
13Supported Ralph Nader during the 2000 presidential election.
14Admitted in the Mar. 2001 issue of "In Style" that the kitchen of her newly purchased New York City apartment is: (1) barely used (she & Rick order out all the time), and (2) decorated with various framed pictures of the late great martial arts hero Bruce Lee.
15Attended the University of Southern California, but dropped out after her junior year
16Her middle name is the Chinese word meaning wisdom.
17Was an anchor on Channel One, a controversial news program for school children usually played during the school day.


1I hope my desire to travel so much isn't forever because it's not the most conducive lifestyle for a relationship or a family by any means. (People, 2003)
2On being nervous as a co-host on The View (1997): Coming from an Asian culture, I was always taught to respect my elders, to be a better listener than a talker. But if I didn't think it was a challenge I wouldn't have done it. (Psychology Today Magazine, Jan/Feb 2003)
3Our time on Earth is so random. Try to accomplish things you have always dreamt of while you can. I know it sounds cliché, but the biggest lesson I have learned is that life is precious; enjoy it while it lasts. (Psychology Today Magazine, Jan/Feb 2003)


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Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014IDA AwardInternational Documentary AssociationBest Episodic SeriesOur America with Lisa Ling (2011)· Amy Bucher (executive producer)
· Gregory Henry (executive producer)
· David Shadrack Smith (executive producer)
2001OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Host of a Talk or Service ShowThe View (1997)· Joy Behar
· Star Jones
· Meredith Vieira
· Barbara Walters
2000OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Host of a Talk or Service ShowThe View (1997)· Joy Behar
· Star Jones
· Meredith Vieira
· Barbara Walters

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015IDA AwardInternational Documentary AssociationBest Episodic SeriesThis Is Life with Lisa Ling (2014)· Amy Bucher
· David Shadrack Smith
2008EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Informational Programing - Long FormNational Geographic Explorer (1985)· Kim Woodard (senior producer)
· Peter Yost (producer)
2003Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Talk Show HostThe View (1997)· Barbara Walters (co-host)
· Meredith Vieira (co-host)
· Star Jones (co-host)
· Joy Behar (co-host)
2002Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Talk Show HostThe View (1997)· Barbara Walters
· Meredith Vieira
· Star Jones
· Joy Behar
2002OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Host of a Talk or Service ShowThe View (1997)· Joy Behar
· Star Jones
· Meredith Vieira
· Barbara Walters
2001Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Talk Show HostThe View (1997)· Barbara Walters
· Meredith Vieira
· Star Jones
· Joy Behar
2000Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Talk Show HostThe View (1997)· Barbara Walters (co-host)
· Meredith Vieira (co-host)
· Joy Behar (co-host)
· Star Jones (co-host)
1999OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Host of a Talk or Service ShowThe View (1997)· Joy Behar
· Star Jones
· Meredith Vieira
· Barbara Walters




This Is Life with Lisa Ling2014TV Series documentary executive producer - 1 episode
Our America with Lisa Ling2011-2012TV Series executive producer - 12 episodes
Our America with Lisa Ling: A Closer Look2011TV Movie documentary executive producer



Phineas and Ferb2011TV SeriesAdditional Voices
Ed2002TV SeriesDr. Judith Kim



ABC News Nightline2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
National Geographic Explorer2004TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode



The Dr. Oz Show2016TV SeriesHerself
Last Call with Carson Daly2011-2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself
The Daily Show2001-2016TV SeriesHerself
The View2000-2016TV SeriesHerself
Access Hollywood Live2016TV SeriesHerself
The Insider2015-2016TV SeriesHerself
This Is Life with Lisa Ling2014-2015TV Series documentaryHerself / Herself - Hostess
Steve Harvey2015TV SeriesHerself
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore2015TV SeriesHerself - Panelist
The Queen Latifah Show2014TV SeriesHerself - Panelist / Herself
The Meredith Vieira Show2014TV SeriesHerself
Our America with Lisa Ling2011-2014TV SeriesHerself - Host / Herself
Katie2014TV SeriesHerself
Any Given Tuesday2013ShortHerself
Entertainment Tonight2008-2013TV SeriesHerself
The Jeff Probst Show2012-2013TV SeriesHerself - Host / Herself
Anderson Cooper 360°2013TV SeriesHerself
The Job2013TV SeriesHerself - Host
The Talk2011-2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Larry King Now2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Kathy2012-2013TV SeriesHerself
Good Day L.A.2013TV SeriesHerself
Touching Ourselves2012ShortHerself
The Nate Berkus Show2011-2012TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
Talk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf2011TV SeriesHerself
Big Morning Buzz Live2011TV SeriesHerself
Today2011TV SeriesHerself - Guest
A Decade of Difference: A Concert Celebrating 10 Years of the William J. Clinton Foundation2011DocumentaryHerself - Video
Dr. Phil2011TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Good Morning America2011TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Piers Morgan Tonight2011TV SeriesHerself
National Geographic Explorer2004-2011TV Series documentaryHerself - Host / Herself / Herself - Correspondent / ...
The Oprah Winfrey Show2005-2011TV SeriesHerself / Reporter
Our America with Lisa Ling: A Closer Look2011TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Wendy Williams Show2011TV SeriesHerself
Miss Representation2011DocumentaryHerself - Executive Producer and Host OWN's Our America
Oprah's Guide to OWN2011TV MovieHerself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2004-2010TV SeriesHerself
Larry King Live2009-2010TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
Vincent Who?2009DocumentaryHerself
Planet in Peril: Battle Lines2008TV Special documentaryHerself
The Morning Show with Mike & Juliet2008TV SeriesHerself
E! True Hollywood Story2007-2008TV Series documentaryHerself
Pangea Day2008TV MovieHerself
Who Cares About Girls?2007-2008TV SeriesHerself - Correspondent
2006 Asian Excellence Awards2006TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
The Tony Danza Show2005TV SeriesHerself
The O'Reilly Factor2004-2005TV SeriesHerself
Dennis Miller2005TV SeriesHerself
National Geographic Ultimate Explorer2004TV Series documentaryHerself - Host
The Wayne Brady Show2004TV SeriesHerself
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn1999-2003TV SeriesHerself
America's Most Talented Kids2003TV SeriesHerself / Celebrity judge
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2003TV SeriesHerself
Iraq's Lost Treasure2003TV Movie documentaryHerself - host
I Love the '80s2002TV Series documentaryHerself
Hollywood Squares2000-2002TV SeriesHerself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show2002TV SeriesHerself
The 20 Teens Who Will Change the World2001Herself - Hostess
Late Show with David Letterman2001TV SeriesHerself
The Day It All Changed2001TV Movie documentaryHerself - Host
Bette2001TV SeriesHerself
The 27th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2000TV SpecialHerself
Spin City2000TV SeriesHerself
Intimate Portrait1999TV Series documentaryHerself
ABC World News Tonight with David Muir1998TV SeriesHerself - Correspondent
Dangerous Minds1996TV SeriesHerself
Scratch1991/ITV Series documentaryCo-Host
Channel One News1990TV SeriesHerself / Anchor

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