Success does not ask about your ethnicity, and identity if you are capable and competent in what you do. Television presenter Lee Lin Chin is known for her profound success from being a radio presenter of Singapore to being an award-winning news presenter in Australia.
She has announced her departure from the Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) after spending more than three decades of her life. She is a popular face in the Twitter and YouTube.
How Much Is Lee Lin Chin's Net Worth?
Lee Lin Chin has been accumulating her net worth from her media career. She has mustered a huge wealth from her more than three decades of service at the popular Special Broadcasting Service (SBS). She has also collected a hefty salary by working in a reputed radio station and television.
She started her media career in television and radio in 1968 in Singapore. She migrated to Australia in 1980 and started working as a translator for Chinese-language movies for SBS TV. She later shifted to ABC radio in Newcastle and Darwin for a broadcasting job.
She later returned to SBS World News in 1992 and devoted to it for more than thirty years of her life. The average salary of an SBS employee is $103,115 as per Paysa. With such a wide range of expertise for a lengthy period. She definitely earned much more than the average salary.
Left SBS Network After Three Decades
The prolific newsreader, Lee Lin Chin had stunned the media world when she announced to quit her job at SBS after three decades of work. She declared her resignation in an exclusive interview with Sandra Sully of Network 10 on 26 July 2018.
Lee has been the most affluent and dominant face on the SBS network for more than three decades. Unfortunately, her last program is set to be air on 30th July 2018. The television presenter revealed to Ten daily that she had numerous reasons from small to big to quit the job. She also added that she wants to keep the reason behind her exit to herself.
Her unexpected announcement came after the resignation of former SBS managing director Michael Obeid in June 2018. She revealed that she did not have enough time to enjoy in the pub and to re-read the complete works of Shakespeare.
Lee started working at SBS network in 1980 as a translator. Later, she started hosting SBS World News in 1988. She gained much of her popularity from her fashion sense, and the recurring role on SBS satire show The Feed and even got nominated for Gold Logie in 2016. After her departure, SBS confirmed that Antos Enus would fill in for her vacant position.
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Is Lee Lin Chin Married?
The popular media personality, Lee Lin Chin is not married to date. She may have brought happiness in faces of numerous couples worldwide, but she is devoid of husband and kids. The former SBS World News host spends her night dwelling in the solitude regarding her personal life.
She is not married, but she is famous for her comic jokes regarding dating life. She posted a picture with English actor Geoffrey Rush on 16 November 2015. She captioned it saying that she met her future husband and is the man that she would happily take a photo. The news presenter even called him her love.
Lee Lin jokes about Geoffrey Rush as her future husband (Photo: Twitter)
In the tweet, the Australian comedian Meshel Laurie replied that Lee is way out of the league for Geoffrey.
The former radio host is not new at commenting for love. She has shared a picture of actor Tom Hardy on 13 May 2017 and said that she had decided that he would be her next boyfriend and she loved his smile. Lee is also mistaken for being lesbian because of her relationship status.
Short Bio, Age
Lee Lin Chin was born in Jakarta, Indonesia to Chinese parents. As per wiki, she holds an Indonesian Australian nationality and belongs to Asian ethnicity. She stands tall in the height of 1.60 m (5' 3'').
However, she has tweeted that she forgot her age in the course of her career.