Kristie Lu Stout
Kristie Lu Stout Relationship Status
Kristie Lu Stout is a mother and a wife. She has been married for over 20 years. Her husband’s name is Seung Chong. Seung is a Malaysian-Chinese lawyer. He has no further information because he is not a media personality.
On September 1, 2001, the couple exchanged vows. Given her public profile, the wedding ceremony remained elusive. Arabella, their daughter, was born on September 29, 2009. Kristie updates her Instagram with pictures of her adorable children from time to time.
Kristie Lu Stout Net Worth and Career Journey
Kristie Lu Stout is an American journalist and news anchor. She is well-known for her work as a CNN International anchor and correspondent. She has been with CNN for over 20 years. The now-47-year-old journalist had won several awards, including the 2006 Asian Television Award for Best News Presenter or Anchor when CNN Today was still known as CNN Today.
The journalist began working as an editorial intern at Wired in 1996. After hearing Stout speak about the internet in China at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club in Hong Kong in 2000, a CNN senior producer invited her to work as a “television and dotcom reporter.” Kristie hosted the daily World Report beginning in 2001, earning her a 2006 Asian Television Award for Best News Presenter or Anchor.
The news anchor previously hosted the daily news show News Stream, which focused on technology-related news and the monthly news discussion program On China. She also hosts the talk show Talk Asia on occasion. Stout previously hosted CNN‘s technology show Spark, the daily “Tech Watch” segment, and the monthly Global Office.
During her adolescence, the award-winning journalist also worked as a model. She did freelance work for the South China Morning Post and worked at Sohu while studying in China. She wrote for The Stanford Daily and KZSU while pursuing her Bachelor’s degree at Stanford. She currently works as a News Anchor, Correspondent, and Reporter for CNN International in Hong Kong SAR. According to sources, Stout’s net worth is estimated to be around $700,000.
Kristie Lu Stout Early Years
Kristie Lu Stout was born on December 7, 1974, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but spent the majority of her childhood in Saratoga, California. She has mixed ancestry. Her father is a European American, and her mother is a Han Chinese born in Taiwan to Guizhou parents. She has not, however, revealed their names.
Kristie is multilingual due to her upbringing in a partially Chinese-speaking household. She was raised alongside her younger sister, Jodie Lu. In terms of academic credentials, she graduated from Lynbrook High School in San Jose, California. She was a founding member of the Lynbrook Speech and Debate Club in high school.
Following high school, the news anchor attended Stanford University, earning a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Psychology. In 1997, the now 47-year-old graduated from Stanford with a master’s degree in media studies. She wrote for The Stanford Daily and KZSU while at Stanford.
In 1998, Tsinghua University awarded the journalist a UC Berkeley IUP (Inter-University Program for Chinese Language Studies) immersion Certificate in Advanced Mandarin Chinese. She then went to China and worked while studying Mandarin Chinese. While studying, the CNN news anchor always worked part-time in her field of interest, journalism. In her teenage years, she also worked as a model.
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