Julie Chen Net Worth

Net Worth:$30 Million
Date of Birth: January 6, 1970 (54 years old)
Height:5 ft 4 in (1.64 m)
Profession:Journalist, Presenter, Television producer, TV Personality, Actor
Nationality:United States of America

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What is Julie Chen’s Net Worth?

Julie Chen is an American News anchor, Producer, and Television personality who has a net worth of $30 million. From 2010 to 2018, she was a co-host of “The Talk” and widely recognized as the CBS reality series “Big Brother” (2000–present) host.

Since 2004, Julie has been married to the former CEO of CBS, Les Moonves, and eventually left “The Talk” at the beginning of a sexual harassment scandal.

In her early career, on “The Early Show” on CBS, from 2002 to 2010, Julie worked as a co-anchor and a producer for ABC NewsOne.She became known in 2005 when her voice was lent in “The Fairly OddParents” episode.


Julie Chen Moonves was birthed on in Queens, New York on the 6th of January 1970, Wang Ling Chen and David Chen her parents were immigrants from Chinese. Julie’s maternal grandfather had nine wives and 11 children which made him a polygamist.

Julie Chen was groomed alongside Gladys and Victoria her two elder sisters and was schooled at St. Francis Preparatory School where she later graduated in 1987.

Later in 1991, she obtained a double bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism and English studies.


Julie’s career life kickstarted in 1990 when she worked as an intern who answers calls and copy faxes at “CBS Morning News,” Andy Cohen was also one of her colleagues who was equally an intern who hosted “Watch What Happens Live.” Bravo late-night shows.

Julie later got a job at ABC NewOne as a job desk assistant, and after a period of three years, she was promoted to the position of Producer in 1991.

Before becoming an anchor at CBS, Julie worked for NYC’s WCBS-TV as a reporter and weekend anchor.r

Julie later served for WDTN-TV in Dayton, Ohio, from 1995 to 1997 as a news reporter and eventually came back as an anchor on “CBS Morning News.”By this time, she had double jobs as a news anchor on “CBS This Morning”  and an anchor on “CBS Morning News.”

Later she alongside Rene Syler, Bryant Gumbel, Harry Smith, Hannah Storm, Jane Clayson, and Maggie Rodriguez joined “The Early Show” in 2000. Chen Julie also hosted “The Early Show” from 2002 to 2010 and leaving her daily role in the program, she remains an important anchor until 2012 when the program was officially canceled.

Personal Life

In 1991 when Chen served as ABC News as their news assistant, she dated Gary Donahue a news editor which they got engaged in August 2000 but separated before they even got married.

Later on the 23rd of December 2004, Julie and Moonves were wedded in Acapulco, Mexico, and were blessed with a son named Charlie on 24th September 2009.

In her early career days, she revealed on “The Talk” show that she did a type of eyelid surgery called blepharoplasty in 2013, due to her director’s persuasion because of her Asian eyes which he claims looks bored and disinterested on camera.

Although this decision ruied her relationship with her family members. But Julie confidently stated that “I have to live with every decision that I’ve made. And it got me to where we are today. And I’m not going to look back.”

Julie eventually started using her married name officially on September 2018 in a “Big Brother,” episode where she ended the show by saying “I’m Julie Chen Moonves. Goodnight.”

This development happened after her husband Moonves was arraigned over intimidation and an indecent assault which resulted in Les being chased out of CBS and denied a dismissal wage of $120 million.

Awards and Nominations

Julie alongside her co-hosts like Sheryl Underwood, Sara Gilbert, Aisha Tyler, and Sharon Osbourne shared an award given due to an appearance on “The Talk.”

They were norminated for one for Outstanding Talk Show Host and five for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host and for ix Daytime Emmy Awards.

Real Estate

Julie and her spouse Moonves purchased a 3,014-square-foot home in Malibu for a price range of $10 million but eventually sold it out in 2014 for $11.125 million.

Not too long after they paid $28.8 million for a 6,500-square-foot Carbon Beach home owned by Paul Allen a Microsoft co-founder.

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