Betty Nguyen is an award-winning Vietnamese-American news anchor who has already worked for NBC News, MSNBC, CBS, CNN. She used to work at WPIX in New York City until October 2021.
In this article, we will talk about what is Betty up to after she left WPIX-11 and what exactly were the reasons behind her action. We will also cover Betty’s personal life, net worth, and more.
Where Is Betty Nguyen Now? Why Did She Leave WPIX-11?
Betty began her journalism career as a morning anchor and reporter at KWTX-TV, the CBS affiliate in Waco in Texas. From there, she went on to become an anchor at KTVT-TV, the CBS affiliate in Dallas, Texas. While at KTVT-TV, Betty covered big breaking events, which also included the 2003 Columbia disaster.
Leaving CBS, Betty joined CNN and started anchoring the weekend morning edition of CNN Newsroom; she did that for six years long. While she was working at CNN, Betty covered events like presidential elections in Africa, the death of Pope John Paul II, Hurricane Katrina, and the 2010 Haiti earthquake.
In 2010, Betty joined CBS News as a network anchor and correspondent. She anchored CBS This Morning Saturday and CBS Morning News and worked as a correspondent for The Early Show. She was once also a substitute anchor of CBS Evening News – Weekend Edition and a special correspondent for Entertainment Tonight.
In 2013, Betty started working for NBC. During her tenure, she was an anchor for Early Today and a correspondent for the Today Show. Later on, she also anchored First Look on MSNBC.
Finally, the award-winning journalist joined WPIX-TV on June 19, 2017. During her tenure, she co-anchored the PIX11 Morning News.
Furthermore, Betty also worked as a freelance correspondent for E! Entertainment Network once.
Over the years, Betty has been successful to garner a few awards for the coverage of some specific news events and her immeasurable contribution to journalism. The coverage of Hurricane Katrina earned Betty a Peabody and Alfred I. DuPont awards. In 2007, the Smithsonian Institute honored Betty for the work she did as the first Vietnamese-American news anchor, and, in 2015, Betty was inducted into the Asian Hall of Fame.
Coming to the reasons behind Betty’s departure from WPIX-TV, unfortunately, she has not yet talked about it. Nor has she talked about what she is doing now or what are her future career plans. In fact, her last social media post came on September 12 where she remembered the 911 accident that took place exactly 20 years ago from that date.
Who Are Betty Nguyen Parents?
Talking about Betty’s parents, we know that her mom’s name is Kim. She has featured her mom a couple of times in her Facebook handle. Once she uploaded a picture of herself and her mom from a memorable Thursday dinner and the other time, she wished a happy birthday to her.
While we don’t know Betty’s dad’s name, she did wish him a Happy Father’s Day on Facebook on June 17, 2018. She posted a picture of him from his childhood and captioned it: ‘Happy Father’s Day to the man who taught me kindness & the importance of helping others. When Saigon fell to communism, my Dad brought our family to America, along with several members of my Mom’s family. He helped give us a life filled with freedom & opportunity. I miss him every day. Forever blessed to call you Dad. Love always.’
Who Is Betty Nguyen Husband?
Betty Nguyen’s husband’s name is Anthony-Joseph DiMatteo. He is a senior financial analyst by profession. Previously, he worked as a founder and head trader at Global FX Capital and Sales Trader at GFI Group and FBN Securities.
Betty and Anthony got engaged in December 2013 while they were on a trip to paradise over the weekend. Betty shared the precious moment on Facebook.
On July 26, 2014, the lovely duo exchanged their wedding vows and got married. Betty shared the picture from their wedding on Facebook.
On July 26, 2018, Betty and Anthony celebrated their four years wedding anniversary, except there were not just only two of them but they also had two children.
Betty first shared the pregnancy news on her Facebook handle on July 8, 2015. She posted a picture of herself with a big baby bump and captioned it: ‘My husband & I have some “breaking news” of our own we’d like to share…’
Betty and her husband welcomed their first child, Thomas, a son, on December 17, 2015. Betty shared a picture of their son on Facebook.
On April 30, 2018, Betty again shared that she was expecting a baby in July 2018. On July 18, 2018, Betty and her husband Anthony welcomed another baby son, Christopher, to their little family. Sharing the picture of the newly born baby on Facebook, Betty captioned the post as: ‘This little angel has opened our hearts to more love than we could ever imagine. We are so blessed.’
Betty Nguyen Measurements
Betty Nguyen’s body measurements are 35-26-36 inches.
Measurements: 35-26-36 inches
Betty Nguyen Salary
According to marriedbiography.com, Betty Nguyen earns a salary of $150 thousand dollars.
How Old Is Betty Nguyen?
Betty Nguyen was born on September 1, 1974, and she turned 47 years old in 2021.
How Tall Is Betty Nguyen?
Betty Nguyen stands at an average height of 5 feet 5 inches and weighs around 65 kilograms.
Where Did Betty Nguyen Get Her Education?
Growing up in Fort Worth, Texas, Betty attended the University of Texas at Austin for her education. She graduated Magna cum laude from there with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism.
How Much Is Betty Nguyen Net Worth?
Betty Nguyen reportedly has a net worth of around $2 million.