Sharon Tay Biography
Sharon Tay is an American Award-Winning journalist and former host of two programs on the MSNBC network. In addition, she is a former reporter for KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV in Los Angeles before getting laid off in 2020 after 13 years with the networks.
Born in Singapore, Tay and her family immigrated to the United States when she was at the age of seven. Her family settled in Connecticut for several years and decided to relocate to the Philippines. She then attended the International School in Manila and then returned to the United State to complete her high school in a boarding school. Sharon attended Boston University, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism, with a minor in International Relations.
Following her graduation, her first break came in Boston, where she anchored, wrote, and produced a weekend news show for a local station. In 1993, KCCN-TV, now KION in Salinas, California, hired her as a general assignment reporter. Later, Tribune Broadcasting recruited Tay for its KTLA-5 Los Aneles staff as a general assignment reporter. She went on to become a weekend anchor for the early morning edition of the news.
However, she left the station in December 2004 with an aim to pursue opportunities at MSNBC. Her hosting duties at MSNBC included stints at “MSNBC at the MOvies” and “MSNBC Entertainment Hot List”, where she hosted the show. She subsequently returned to Los Angeles local news at CBS 2 and KCAL9. In November 2013, she was moved to KCBS-TV’s morning newscast from 4:30 to 7 am and the midday newscast from 11 to 11:30 am.
She was then moved to KCAL9’s 4pm and 9 pm newscasts in October 2018. On May 27, 2020, KCBS laid her off. The cuts were part of a company-wide cost-cutting that comes near;y six months after the merge of Viacom and CBS, a corporate union that executives said would bring $750 Million savings.
Sharon Tay Age
How old is Sharon Tay? Tay is 55 years old as of 2021. She was born on October 15, 1966, in Singapore. In addition, she celebrates her birthday on October 15 every year.
Sharon Tay Height
Tay stands at an average height and is moderate weight. However, he has not shared information about her exact weight and height.
Sharon Tay Family
Tay was born in a supportive and caring family in Singapore but her family immigrated to the United States when she was seven years old. In addition her family settled in Connecticut before moving to the Philipines and then back to the United States. However, she has prefered not sharing detailed information about her parents and siblings.
Sharon Tay Husband
Tay is currently dating. Her boyfriend according to the reports, seems younger that her in age. In addition, it is said that she was married to a Chinese-American stockbroker who was 8 years older than her but soon separated for no known reasons. They were blessed with two children. Currently Tay lives in Los Angeles with her family.
Sharon Tay Net Worth
Tay has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million. Her income is attributed to her career as a journalist.
Sharon Tay Salary
Tay receives an estimated annual salary of between $20, 000-$100, 000.