Betty Nguyen

Broadcast journalist (1974)
Tue Feb 09 2021
By   Selena

Betty Nguyen is a Vietnamese-American news anchor who is serving as a Morning News anchor at WPIX-TV since June 2017. Throughout her career, she has worked for many popular TV channels and publications including NBC News, MSNBC, CBS News, and CNN. Besides, she is a board member and co-founder of Help the Hungry.

Born on September 1, 1974, in Saigon, Vietnam, Betty is of Vietnamese and Scottish American descent. But she was raised in Fort Worth, Texas because her family left Vietnam for the United States during the Fall of Saigon in April 1975

Concerning education, Nguyen received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin in Broadcast journalism.

Betty Nguyen Married Life

The 46-years-old TV personality Betty is in the happiest marital relationship with her loving husband named AJ. Betty's spouse's full name, profession, and other identities are missing.

Betty and AJ dated several months before they got engaged. Her boyfriend proposed to her with an engagement ring in December 2013 during their vacation trip. Betty also merrily accepted her proposal. 

Following a year-long engagement, the couple tied the wedding knot in July 2014, in attendance of their dearest ones. For the big day, the bride Betty wore a strapless mermaid gown that features a long veil. On the other side, the groom AJ dashes the wedding look wearing a black tuxedo.

Betty Nguyen is a mother of two little boys, Thomas and Christopher.
Image: Betty Nguyen is a mother of two little boys, Thomas and Christopher.
Source: Instagram @thebettynguyen

As of now, the husband-wife duo is sharing a healthy bond as a perfect married pair. Not only that but they are also jointly parenting their two adorable sons, Thomas, born on December 15, 2015, and Christopher, born on July 10, 2018. 

What Is Betty Nguyen's Net Worth?

Working in the broadcasting sector since 1996, Betty makes a good sum of profit. Well, she's considered one of the most talented news anchors and broadcast journalists in the United States. As of early 2021, her net worth is estimated to be over $1 Million, which is similar to another TV reporter, Ashley Parker.

Similarly, Nguyen earns a respectable salary of about $85,725 a year from her latest network show, Wpix TV. She has won several prestigious awards in her reporting works, such as the Outstanding Noon Newscast, the Great Women of Texas Award, and many more. Not only in the media sector but for charities she has done a decent job. Today, she is a co-founder of Help the Hungry.

Journalism Career

Nguyen made her debut as an anchor and reporter at KWTX-TV for the morning show at the CBS affiliate in Waco, Texas. She has served as a freelance correspondent for a short stint at 'E! Television Entertainment. She has also worked as an anchor for Dallas-based CBS affiliate KTVT-TV.

American Journalist, Betty Nguyen Currently Serves for Wpix TV
Photo: American Journalist, Betty Nguyen Currently Serves for Wpix TV
Source: Instagram @thebettynguyen

Then Betty joined CNN as the anchor for the morning edition of CNN Newsroom in 2004 and worked as an anchor for six years at CNN. In the year 2012, she started to work for CBS News. She anchored the show 'Up to the Minute' and the show 'CBS Morning News".

Also, she served as the lead anchor for the CBS shows This Morning Saturday and The Early Show. She joined both NBC and MSNBC in the year 2013. On 19 June 2017, she became the new PIX11 Morning News co-anchor at WPIX-TV, succeeding Sukanya Krishnan, who left the station after 17 years.

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