Joan Lunden Net Worth 2020, Biography, Career and Achievements.
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Joan Lunden is an American actress and writer. In addition, she is also a journalist and a television host.
Joan Lunden’s Early Life
Joan Lunden was born in Fair Oaks, California on September 19, 1950. Later, she grew up in Sacramento during her childhood. She is the daughter of Gladyce Lorraine Blunden(mother) and Dr. Erle Murray Blunden(father), a physician.
She is of American nationality and her ethnicity is North American. Furthermore, she had quite a rough early life after the loss of her father, in a plane crash when she was only 13 years old. She does not have any siblings.
Talking about the educational background, Joan attended California State University. She earned a Liberal Arts degree from there. Later, she studied Spanish and anthropology at the former Mexico City campus of Universidad de Las Americas.
In addition, she was also a visiting instructor at Montclair State College in New Jersey, where she taught a course in broadcast journalism.
Initially, Joan Lunden was hired as a trainee for KCRA’s news department in 1973. Soon, she rose up the ranks. She was already a weather person, reporter, and anchor for the station by 1975.
Later, she became involved with WABC. Eventually, she joined ‘Good Morning America’ as a host. This was a big break for the American journalist.
In the show, Joan helped break new ground by talking openly on air about her pregnancy. Later, after her previous partner David Hartman retired, Charles Gibson was brought on board as her new co-host.
The longtime viewers of the show loved the new pair. However, she departed from the show in June 1997. She then continued working in television.
Afterward, Joan created a new series called ‘Behind Closed Doors with Joan Lunden’. She has appeared in other several television shows. Some of them include ‘Graves’, ‘Thank You for Smoking’, ‘Home Improvement’, ‘Conspiracy Theory’, ‘What About Bob?’ and other.
In June 2014, she revealed that she had breast cancer. Next, she shared her medical condition with fans on her website. Additionally, some of the books she has written are ‘Growing up Healthy: Protecting your child now through Adulthood’, ‘Joan Lunden’s Healthy Living’, ‘Joan Lunden’s Healthy Cooking’, ‘Your Newborn Baby’ and other.
Joan garnered the CableACE Awards nominations in 1987, 1985 and 1984 for ‘Mother’s Day’. Additionally, she was nominated for the Daytime Emmy Awards in 1990, 1991, 1994,1995 and 1996 for ‘Good Morning America’.
She won the Gracie Allen Awards in 2011 for ‘Taking Care with Joan Lunden’. In addition, she received the Spirit of Achievement Award from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
She was also honored by New York Women in Communications with a Matrix Award for her “outstanding contributions to the broadcasting field.”
Joan Lunden has been married two times in her career. She was married to Michael A. Krauss, a television producer from 1978 until their divorce in 1992. The ceremony took place on 10 September 1978.
The couple has three daughters from the marriage: Jamie Beryl Krauss, born July 4, 1980, Lindsay Leigh Krauss and Sarah Emily Krauss.
Joan is currently married to Jeff Konigsberg. The wedding ceremony took place on April 18, 2000. The couple has four children, two sets of twins, born with the help of a surrogate mother. They are Max, Sarah, Kate, Kimberly, and Jack Konigsberg.
She currently lives in Connecticut with her second husband and their four children. The marriage is going strong as no news regarding divorce or any extra-marital affair is known at the moment.
Аwаrdѕ аnd Асhіеvеmеntѕ
Јоаn Lundеn hаѕ bееn аblе tо ѕhоw раѕѕіоn іn hеr саrееr іn thе mеdіа іnduѕtrу. Тhіѕ раѕѕіоn раіd аѕ ѕhе wаѕ аwаrdеd multірlе аwаrdѕ.
Аmоng thе аwаrdѕ thаt ѕhе hаѕ bееn аblе tо wіn іnсludе: thе Ѕріrіt оf Асhіеvеmеnt Аwаrd, Nаtіоnаl Wоmеn’ѕ Роlіtісаl Саuсuѕ Аwаrd, Nеw Јеrѕеу Dіvіѕіоn оf Сіvіl Rіghtѕ Аwаrdѕ.
Аѕ оf November 2020, Јоаn Lundеn hаѕ а nеt wоrth оf оvеr $30 mіllіоn. Тhіѕ wеаlth hаѕ bееn gеnеrаtеd frоm hеr саrееr іn thе mеdіа іnduѕtrу. Ѕhе hаѕ bееn аblе tо wоrk аѕ а hоѕt аnd а nеwѕ аnсhоr. Аlѕо, ѕhе hаѕ bееn аblе tо ѕеrvе аѕ а соrrеѕроndеnt.
Lundеn hаѕ bееn аblе tо аuthоr еіght bооkѕ thаt hаvе bееn аblе tо еnјоу gооd ѕаlеѕ. Тhіѕ hаѕ соntrіbutеd tо hеr сurrеnt nеt wоrth.
Lundеn’ѕ саrееr hаѕ bееn а ѕtоrу оf dеtеrmіnаtіоn аnd hаrd wоrk. Ѕhе hаѕ bееn оn а роѕіtіvе trајесtоrу іn hеr саrееr. Сurrеntlу, ѕhе іѕ а ѕроkеѕwоmаn fоr thе ѕurrоgасу аѕ ѕhе hаѕ hаd сhіldrеn vіа thіѕ рrосеѕѕ.
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