Kyung Lah Bio, Age, Height, Husband, Daughter, Salary and Net Worth
Kyung Lah Biography – Wiki
This is what you need to know about Kyung I. Lah a Korean-American journalist and correspondent working at CNN.
Kyung Lah Age
Kyung I. Lah was born on August 27, 1971, in Seoul, South Korea. She is 50 years old as of 2021.
Kyung Lah Height
Her height is around 5 feet 5 inches tall.
Kyung Lah Ethnicity
Lah is of Korean ethnicity.
Kyung Lah Nationality
- American, South Korean
Kyung Lah Husband
Lah is married to her husband, Curtis Vogel, for more than a decade. Curtis Vogel is a TV producer and has also worked for NBC. The couple welcomed their first baby in the year 2011. However, it is known that Kyung was alleged to have an extramarital affair with her field producer, Jeff Soto in 2005, and as a result, she was fired from KNBC-TV.
Kyung Lah Salary
Lah receives an average annual salary of $100K U.S dollars. This is according to the annual average salary of a news correspondent at CNN.
Kyung Lah Net Worth
Lah has an approximated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million. Her career as a journalist is the primary source of her income.
Kyung Lah Education
Born in Seoul, South Korea, Lah grew up in Streamwood, Illinois, where she graduated in 1989 from Hoffman Estates High School in Hoffman Estates, Illinois. Lah earned a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1993. She was also a writer for the school’s Daily Illini newspaper.
Kyung Lah Career
Lah made her television debut in 1993 as a desk assistant and field producer at WBBM-TV in Chicago. She became an on-air reporter for WWMT-TV in Kalamazoo, Michigan in 1994. Lah joined KGTV-TV in San Diego as a reporter in 1995. She joined WBBM-TV in Chicago in January 2000, she took a job as an on-air reporter.
Lah moved to Los Angeles in early 2003, to take a job at KNBC-TV in Los Angeles, where she was a morning reporter and a midday anchor. The Chicago Sun-Times reported at the time that she had turned down a “half-hearted (contract) renewal offer” from WBBM-TV.
Lah was allegedly fired from KNBC-TV in Los Angeles in March 2005 for an alleged affair with her field producer Jeff Soto. They were both married at the time and Lah’s husband also worked for NBC in the Los Angeles area.
Lah joined CNN Newsource in late 2005, as a Washington, D.C.-based correspondent. She became CNN’s Tokyo-based correspondent in November 2007. A Japanese interpreter always accompanied her. Lah left her post in Japan on June 27, 2012, for a position at the CNN bureau in Los Angeles.