Lisa Ling
Lisa Ling
Celebrated Name: Lisa Ling
Real Name/Full Name: Lisa J. Ling
Gender: Female
Age: 50 years old
Birth Date: August 30, 1973
Birth Place: Sacramento, California
Nationality: American
Height: ‎ 1.65 m
Weight: 52kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Husband/Spouse (Name): Paul Song (m.2007)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Jet Ling Song, and Ray Ling Song)
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Is Lisa Ling Lesbian?: No
Profession: Journalist and writer
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $14 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Lisa Ling is a well-known American journalist, author, and television presenter. She is famously known for her current post as the host of ‘This is Life’ with Lisa Ling on CNN. Earlier, she was the host of Our America with Lisa Ling that was being aired on OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network. She was also the co-host of ABC’s ‘The View’ (1992-2002). She was also the host of National Geographic Explorer, just to mention a few.

Maybe you know about Lisa Ling 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 Lisa Ling’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 & Biography

Lisa Ling was born in Sacramento, California, in the United States on the 30th of August in 1973. Her parents were Chinese immigrant Dough, and Mary Mei-yan née Wang, a Taiwanese immigrant). She only enjoyed a complete family for a short time as her parents divorced when she was seven years of age.

Lisa moved to Carmichael, California, with her father, and she grew up alongside her sister Laura. She studied at Del Campo, which is located in Fair Oaks, California, in 1991. After graduating from high school, she joined the University of Southern California but dropped out before graduating.

Personal Life

Lisa is not only successful in her career but also in her personal life. This is because she has been married to the same man for more than ten years now, and their bond is still very strong. Lisa got married to a radiation oncologist named Paul Song on 26th May in 2007 in Los Angeles, California.

Lisa and Paul are happy parents of two daughters firstborn named Jett Ling Song, born in 2013 and the second born Ray Ling Song, born in 2016. The couple lives in Santa Monica, California, with her family. Lisa’s younger sister named Laura King is also a journalist.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 30 August 1973, Lisa Ling is 50 years old as of today’s date 18th June 2024. Her height is 1.65 m tall, and her weight is 52 kg.


Lisa Ling’s television career started at the age of 18 years as a co-host of ‘Scratch’ (teen magazine show). At the time, she was a university student at the University of Sothern California and dropped out before graduating to join the channel as an anchor and a reporter. Her first assignment was to work as an investigator, and she covered assignments in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Lisa the hosted National Geographic Ultimate Explorer, which was telecast on the National Geographic Channel and was initially known as National Geographic Explorer. She then co-hosted ABC’s ‘The View’ before replacing Debbie Matenopoulos in 1990. In 2002. She left ‘The View’ and retuned to International reporting. Some of the other shows she has hosted include; This is Life with Lisa Ling, and she was also a special correspondent of CNN and Oprah Winfrey Show.

Some of her notorious works include; drug war culture in American prisons, Congo’s Democratic Republic’s gang rape, Ghana’s child trafficking, and New Orleans’ hurricane, among others. This is what led to her nickname ‘Oprah Show Investigative Reporter.’

Awards & Achievements

Lisa Ling has not only earned a great fortune from her career as a television presenter but awards and nominations as well. At the same time, her Talk Show has also been highly recognized and attracted notable nom9inations internationally. Some of these awards include; her show Best Episodic Series was nominated for DFTA Television Award in 2002. She also won a DFTA Television Award in the category of Best Host of a Talk or Service Show, among others.

Net Worth & Salary of Lisa Ling in 2024

Lisa Ling Net Worth
Lisa Ling Net Worth

There are many journalists and writers out there, but not many have been able to achieve what Lisa was able to achieve. This is not just because of her fame but also in the net worth she has today. As of June 2024, Lisa Ling is said to have a net worth of $14 million, all of which she has earned from her career as a journalist, television host, and writer. Although we don’t know her annual salary, it is clear that she earns a good salary looking at her total net worth.

Lisa Ling is a strong and courageous woman who has tried to tread on paths many journalists feared to tread on. Looking at her investigative reports, it is clear that she has a great passion for humanity and feels the need to seek the best for the oppressed and the weak people in society.


  1. lisa ling is one a a few journalists that try to find the truth of the matter upon which she is investigating. her latest on massage parlours is an example. in 1958 my father was canadian rep at world drug congress in switzerland. upon his return he said the concensus was drug trafficers should receive the death penalty. 24 countries have agreed but we continue policies that dont work. the carnage continues and makes the covid virus like childs play. science can deal with virus but courage and action are urgently needed to fix this scourge once and for all.

  2. We are so proud of you – your brilliant compassionate presence as you engage in these amazing news stories of individuals who are survivors of difficult pasts. Thank you for making our lives richer for covering such incredible news reporting as you respect and value everyone you meet.


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