Edward Wong Biography
Edward Wong is an eminent American journalist presently working as a foreign correspondent for The New York Times since joining in October 1999.
He has served the network in several roles including China Correspondent and Beijing Bureau Chief for nine years and Iraq Correspondent for four years. In his free time, He enjoys writing, reading, traveling, and spending time with his adorable wife Tini Tran.
Edward Wong Age | Birthday
Edward Wong was born in Washington, D.C., in the United States on November 14, 1972. He is 49 years old on November 14 every year and celebrates his birthday.
Edward Wong Height
Wong stands at an average height of 5 ft 8 inches (approx. 1.72 m).
Edward Wong Education
Edward attended and graduated with a high diploma from a local high school and later decided to pursue his dream career at the University of Virginia and graduated in 1994 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. He later enrolled at California University based in Berkeley and graduated with a Master’s degree in Journalism with a minor in International Studies
Edward Wong Family
Edward was born to his loving and caring parents Daisy Wong and Yook Kearn Wong in Washington, D.C., in the United States of America. Wong belongs to Japanese descent but holds an American nationality by birth.
Edward Wong Wife
He is happily and contentedly married to his pretty and loving wife called Tini Tran. She also serves in the journalism industry and presently serves for The Associated Press as a foreign correspondent. The couple met in 2004 in Iraq, dated for half a decade, and eventually tied the knot in September 2009.
Edward Wong Salary
Edward’s annual salary is $86,870 per year. This is according to The New York Times anchors’ and reporters’ salaries.
Edward Wong Net Worth
Wong has an approximate net worth of $5 million.
Edward Wong Career
Edward presently works at The New York Times as a correspondent since joining the family in October 1999. Having served for the station for over two decades it is no shock that he has performed different roles such as Beijing Bureau Chief and China Correspondent for nine years and Iraq Correspondent for four years.
He also served at the University of Princeton for six months as the Ferris Professor of Journalism. He started his journalism profession by landing a job at The Potomac Gazette as a staff writer. His journalism work has appeared in several major magazines including The San Francisco Chronicle, The San Jose Mercury News, Wired magazine, The Los Angeles Times, and The Far Eastern Economic Review.
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