Annie Yu Biography & Net Worth
|Popular Name:||Annie Yu|
|Net Worth:||$1 Million|
Hard work with dedication, accompanied by a bit of luck on her side has made Annie Yu one of the popular female journalists in the world. She is a news anchor that has always been dedicated to her job, currently works for FOX 5, and has garnered experience in several sectors of journalism. As an anchor, Annie is not just enjoying her dream life but also living the dream of her mother who always wanted to be a journalist. Although she was born in Korea, this woman’s heart stays in America where she has resided for the most part of her life and now works to earn a living.
Annie joined FOX 5 as an intern, and luckily for her, she got retained as a full staff and got her career settled at the organization. She has worked almost every kind of job in the newsroom since she joined FOX, and has filled in several big and small positions where she put her talents and intelligence to good use and equally learned new things and gained more experiences. She has worked as a writer, assignment editor, traffic producer, segment producer, and has now become one of the most acknowledged full-time reporters/anchors in the room. Annie’s career journey has been an entertaining ride since she completed her education and started the professional phase of her life. We bring you details of her early life, personal life, profession and accomplishments so far. Simply read on for all that there is to know regarding the life, ambitions, and success of this Korean-American media personality.
Biography & Career
Annie Yu was born in Seoul, Korea on 26th October 1992. She holds a Korean-American nationality and is of Asian ethnicity. She moved with her family from South Korea to northern Virginia in the United States when she was just three years old. Being inspired by the journalism at an early age, she earned herself a Bachelor’s degree in Communication and Journalism from George Mason University. She also worked and graduated from her Hayfield Secondary School journal with honors.
Yu joined FOX 5 DC as an intern in 2004, a day before her graduation from George Mason University. Her news-casting career started in the capital of America, and she has gone on to be recognized as one of the most popular faces on TV. She dedicated fifteen years at the Fox O and O station in D.C., both on television and off-camera. She has helped produce inclusion and broadcast significant events, including the United States Presidential Elections, Gubernatorial races, the 9/11 Pentagon Memorial Dedication, Presidential Inaugurations for Donald Trump and Barack Obama, D.C. Mayoral Race in 2010, and considerably more.
Throughout the years, some of her progressively special duties included flying with the people from the Andrews Air Show, figuring out how to trapeze, and even had the rare chance to go off-camera with military mutts. She co-facilitated a weekly Sunday morning show titled “Redskins Game Time” for a number of football seasons and co-facilitated a web show called “The Red Zone” that did well enough to bag a lofty Edward R. Murrow Award.
Working with military dogs took Annie’s career to a whole different dimension. Her role on the weekly on-air segment was to help search for permanent homes for stray and abused animals. In her career, she has covered many good stories that made waves, and this is probably the reason why she is considered to be one of the most popular and most fortunate women in the American news space.
Journalism has taken Annie Yu to the best places in the world and has equally provided her life with many great experiences. She has revealed that she has never had a dull moment working as a journalist in DC, and is still dedicated to working for FOX 5, the network which she joined as an intern several years ago and settled her career as a full member of the organization which has now given her almost everything she possesses.
Personal Life & Family
Despite being a popular figure in North America as a whole, Yu maintains a very quiet personal life and shares only limited details about her husband and children. However, we do know that the name of her husband is Donal Kim. She got married to Kim who was a long-term boyfriend as well as a George Mason alumnus. He works as a software engineer.
Annie Yu shares two daughters with her husband, and the family of four enjoys a happy conjugal life. Despite her restless schedule, the journalist has equally balanced her private as well as professional life. The family rarely appears in public functions. The last time they were publicly seen together was in 2014 when they appeared in Asian American & Pacific Islander Celebration.
Annie Yu Net Worth
As a journalist and news anchor, Annie Yu summons her net worth from her lucrative profession of working as a journalist. As expected, a reporter in WTTG-TV FOX earns an average salary of around $90,000, and Annie surely has summoned a high salary having served FOX 5 for more than 15 years where she has worked in countless popular shows and various television programs. She has been associated in the field of journalism for a long time and her overall worth is said to be around $1 million. Even though Annie Yu has amassed a massive amount of cash from her profession and works, the details of her assets such as properties, house and cars are unknown. Nevertheless, she definitely lives a lavish life with her husband and two daughters relishing the bulky income she has summed through her successful career.