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Facts About Jo Ling Kent - NBC Correspondent

Published Fri Oct 08 2021 By monalisha
Facts About Jo Ling Kent - NBC Correspondent

Jo Ling Kent, an American news reporter and correspondent for NBC News, was born in San Francisco, California, and was raised in Minnetonka, Minnesota.

 Previously, she worked for popular news channels: Fox Business Network, CNN, and ABC. She has also been a part of numerous projects like "Countdown to the Closing Bell", "After the Bell", and "Happening Now". 

Jo Ling Kent in NBC News Studio, instagram@jolingkent


Net Worth & Salary

The acclaimed journalist and reporter Jo Ling Kent has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of 2021. For being a senior NBC reporter her estimated salary is $40k to $50k. 

Her successful career and big achievements have helped her to accumulate a considerable sum of money. 

Marriage, Husband

Jo ling Kent and senior political reporter for HuffPost, Scott Conroy are officially husband and wife. The beautiful couple dated for while and tied their knot on August 22, 2015, at Mountain View Grant Resort, located in Whitefield in the presence of their loved ones.

Jo Ling Kent and her husband Scott Conroy's wedding photo, instagram@jolingkent

Two Cute Daughters

A few months back, Jo Ling Kent and Scott Conroy welcomed their baby girl Dalancy Mei into the world. They are now parents of two cute daughters, one born in 2018 and one born in 2021. 

Family, Ethnicity

Kent was born to her Chinese mother Shean Yen Janice Kent and her American father David Kent, so her ethnicity is half-Asian and half-American.  She is quite good at Mandarin Chinese and also fluent in English and France.


As Kent grew up with her family in Minnetonka, she attended Hopkins High School and became an undergraduate at Rice University. Later, she graduated from both the London School of Economics and Peking University.

Jo also completed her postgraduate studies in International Affairs at Beijing University – a Chinese research institution based in Beijing – before obtaining her Master’s degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in 2009.

Social Media

A leading news reporter is quite active on social media and has gained more than 20,000 followers on Instagram. She keeps her fans updated about her works and her daily life through her posts. Recently, a new mom posted a happy family picture that includes her husband, two cute daughters, and their pet Stella. 

Jo Ling Kent with her husband, two daughters and their pet, instagram@jolingkent

Her tweets are also appreciated by a huge number of people which has helped her to achieve an army of more than 50,000 people on Twitter. 

Height, Weight

A gorgeous reporter kent is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs around 55 kg. She has black shoulder-length hair and brown eyes and a well-maintained body measuring 32-24-34.


Jo Ling Kent and her family own a dog as a pet. Her name is Stella and the family share quite a strong bond with her.

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