Quick Facts of Lee Min Jung

  • Full NameLee Min Jung
  • Net Worth$500,000
  • Date of Birth05 March, 1987
  • NicknameMJ Lee
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceSeoul Korea
  • Ethnicity Korean
  • Religion Christian
  • ProfessionPolitical Correspondet
  • Nationality American
  • Active Year2009-present
  • Eye colour Black
  • Hair colour Black
  • BuildSlim
  • SpouseAlex Burns
  • EducationGeorge town University
  • Online PresenceInstagram, Twitter
  • Horoscope Pisces
MJ Lee

The United States considered as a country where people move to create a big name for themselves. Similarly, Mj Lee is one such personality who has established her name through struggle after moving to the US. She is a South Korean-born American political correspondent for CNN.

Priorly she worked for American political opinion company name Politico. She is married to Journalist Alex Burns. What about her kids and net worth? To find out continue reading the article below:

Born in Korea

MJ Lee was born as Lee Min Jung on March 5, 1987, in Seoul, South Korea, to Korean parents. Her Korean name is Min Jung Lee, and she grew up alongside a younger brother in HongKong. She and her brother attended an American school.

However, her life changed after she moved the US in the Junior year of high school. She moved to the US and completed her schooling. Later, Lee attended Georgetown University and graduated with a degree in government and Chinese in 2009. During the University days, her interest grew in news correspondent due to which she decided to do an intern in the related field for The Washington Post and South china morning post.

She travelled to the US at age 8.
MJ Lee in her teens days. Source: Twitter

Moreover, the 32-year-old Lee was offered an entry-level Journalism position but could not accept the job due to being on Visa. Ultimately after completing her degree, she got an offer from Politico as a web producer in 2012. Fortunately, this time, everything went smoothly and slowly rise through the ranks to work for CNN in 2014 finally.

Married to Alex Burns

MJ Lee is happily married to fellow Journalist Alex Burns. He is a Harvard graduate political reporter for The New York Times, covering both New York politics and the 2016 presidential election. The duo met during her time at Politico Newsroom and dated for a couple of years.

She became US citizen in 2016.
MJ Lee with husband, Alex Burns. Source: Marriedbiography

In no time, they decided to walk down the aisle somewhere around mid-2012. Apart from that, there is not much information about their relationship. Her Instagram also does not reveal much about their wedding since she has not shared any pictures until now. Saying that there is no doubt they are happily married and celebrated her birthday in New York. Also, the couple loves to travel and recently went on a trip to Zaleski, Ohio.

Avid Dog Lover

When it comes to pets, Lee is an avid lover of dogs. She cant stop praising the characteristics of the loyal animal during interviews and also owns the animal. MJ has a cute brown dog named Bailey and Bandit.

She is avid lover of dogs.
MJ posing with her dog. Source: Instagram@MJ Lee

Furthermore, she went to the next level to show her love towards the animal and created an Instagram account for the dogs. Also, Lee urges people to adopt a rescue dog. Well, she and her love towards dogs prove how kind-hearted women she is.

Net worth-$500,000

Lee has an estimated net worth of $500,000. Although exact information of her earning is not available, a CNN correspondent earns around $93,474-$202,623 as salary. The earning differs from the experience. Meanwhile, a most experienced anchor such as Erin Hawksworth, Stephanie Sy, Ali Velshi earns more than $46,000 in a month, which leads to more than $600,000 annually.

Also, her husband, Alex Burns, who works for the New York Times, has an estimated salary of $250,000 annually. As of now, MJ lives a lavish life with her husband in their New York apartment.