Joan Lunden
Joan Lunden
Celebrated Name: Joan Lunden
Real Name/Full Name: Joan Lunden
Gender: Female
Age: 73 years old
Birth Date: 19 September 1950
Birth Place: Fair Oaks, California, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.62 m
Weight: 56 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Jeff Konigsberg (m. 2000), Michael A. Krauss (m. 1978–1992)
Children: Yes (Jamie Krauss, Max Aaron Konigsberg, Jack Konigsberg, Lindsay Kraus, Kimberly Konigsberg, Sarah Emily Krauss, Kate Elizabeth Konigsberg)
N/A/Yes (name)
Profession: Journalist and an author
Net Worth in 2024: $30 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Joan Lunden is a journalist and author. She has been known for hosting ABC’s Show.

The show is dubbed Good Morning America. She has been able to write eight books. Lunden has been able to feature on the Biography Channel.

Maybe you know about Joan Lunden very well But do you know how old and tall is she, and what is her net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Joan Lunden’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life

Joan Lunden was born in the year 1950 on September 19th. Her place of birth was in Fair Oaks in California. Her parents were Gladyce Lorraine and Blunden Murray. Her father used to work as a Physician. After being able to complete her high school studies, she went on to join California State University in Sacramento. In this university, she was able to pursue a Liberal Arts degree. After a particular time, she went on to study Spanish and anthropology. She at one time, she was an instructor at the Montclair State College that was located in New Jersey. Here, she was able to teach a subject in broadcast journalism.

She landed her debut anchor job that was on KCRA-TV. She then started her career in broadcasting in Sacramento, California. Here, she used to work at Channel 3(KCRA). She was able to produce news and also hosted multiple television shows. She got married in the year 1978 to Michael A. Krauss. They, however, got divorced in the year 1992. The couple had three daughters. She remarried in the year 2000 to Jeff Konigsberg. The couple got blessed with four children. She has been diagnosed with breast cancer.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 19 September 1950, Joan Lunden is 73 years old as of today’s date 19th May 2024. Her height is 1.62 m tall, and her weight is 56 kg.


In the year 1975, she did join New York’s WABC-TV. She went ahead and did join GMA in 1976. She did stand in for Sandy Hill, who had traveled so as that she could cover Winter Olympics. She was able to make a name for herself, and this is what did help in her promotion. A better chunk of her career would be spent hosting ABC’s show together with Charlie Gibson.

She was able to cover multiple events ranging from politics to sports. Among the most famous that she has had a chance to interview includes George Bush, Barbara Bush, and Hillary Clinton. Her career enabled her to be able to travel to various parts of the world. She did take very many risks as a host. Lunden has been able to work as a host on the A&E cable network program. That was dubbed ‘Behind Closed Doors.’

Awards and Achievements

Joan Lunden has been able to show passion in her career in the media industry. This passion paid as she was awarded multiple awards. Among the awards that she has been able to win include: the Spirit of Achievement Award, National Women’s Political Caucus Award, New Jersey Division of Civil Rights Awards.

Net Worth & Salary of Joan Lunden in 2024

Joan Lunden Net Worth 2019As of May 2024, Joan Lunden has a net worth of over $30 million. This wealth has been generated from her career in the media industry. She has been able to work as a host and a news anchor. Also, she has been able to serve as a correspondent. Lunden has been able to author eight books that have been able to enjoy good sales. This has contributed to her current net worth.

Lunden’s career has been a story of determination and hard work. She has been on a positive trajectory in her career. Currently, she is a spokeswoman for the surrogacy as she has had children via this process. It clear she has vast experience in the media industry.


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