Joan Lunden Bio, Age, Height, Husband, Salary, Net Worth PBS
Joan Lunden Biography
Joan Lunden is a renowned American television host, journalist, and author. She presently works for the PBS program Second Opinion as the host. She will begin working for PBS in 2021. She previously co-hosted ABC’s Good Morning America. From 1980 to 1997, she worked for the channel. Joan has written and published eight books as an author.
Joan Lunden Age
Joan Lunden was born in Fair Oaks, California, the United States of America on September 19, 1950. She is 71 years old.
Joan Lunden Height
Joan stands at a height of 5 ft 7 in/1.7m tall.
Joan Lunden Family
Joan was born on September 19, 1950, in Sacramento County, California, to parents Gladyce Lorraine (mother) and Dr. Erle Murray Blunden (father). Joan’s father worked as a doctor.
Joan Lunden Husband
Joan married her ex-husband, Michael A. Krauss, in 1978. Their marriage, however, ended in divorce in 1992. Joan converted to Judaism after marrying Michael. On April 18, 2000, she committed herself to another marriage by marrying Jeff Konigsberg, the owner of Camp Takajo. Joan has four children with her current husband.
Joan Lunden Children
Joan and her ex-husband Michael A. Krauss were blessed with three daughters: Jamie Beryl Krauss, born July 4, 1980, Lindsay Leigh Krauss, and Sarah Emily Krauss. In addition, she and her current husband Jeff Konigsberg have two sets of twins, Jack and Kim, born in 2005, and Kate and Max, born in 2003.
A surrogate mother assisted in the birth of the twins. As a result, Joan has become a surrogacy spokesperson. On Good Morning America on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, she revealed that she had been diagnosed with breast cancer.
Joan Lunden Education
Joan earned a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts from California State University, Sacramento. She then enrolled at Mexico City’s former Universidad de Las Americas campus, where she studied Spanish and anthropology.
Joan Lunden Salary
Joan pockets an annual salary of $72,533.
Joan Lunden Net Worth
Joan has an approximated net worth of $4 million.
Joan Lunden Career
Joan has also appeared on the Biography program and the Biography Channel. She was a special correspondent for NBC’s Today in 2014. She worked as a visiting instructor at Montclair State College in New Jersey early in her career. Her main responsibility there was to teach a broadcast journalism course. He began her career as a news anchor at KCRA-TV.
Her broadcasting career began in Sacramento, California. She worked as a co-anchor for Channel 3 (KCRA) and radio’s daily noon television news program. She also hosted KCRA’s television specials and produced the noon news broadcast.
She has been the host of the PBS program Second Opinion since 2021. Previously she worked as a special correspondent for NBC Today. She worked for the network from September 30, 2014, to September 30, 2021. She worked as a correspondent for ABC News from 1997 to 2000. Joan was a co-anchor on Good Morning America from 1980 to 1997. Between 1976 and 1980, she worked as a Good Morning America correspondent and fill-in anchor. Joan worked as a WABC anchor and reporter from 1976 to 1980.