Quick Facts of Ziya Tong
- Full NameZiya Tong
- Marital StatusSingle
- BirthplaceLondon, England, United Kingdom
- ProfessionTelevision presenter
- Eye colourBlack
- Hair colourBlack
- Online PresenceInstagram, Facebook and Twitter
Gemini Award nominee television personality, Ziya Tong is a co-host of Discovery Channel’s long-running primetime science magazine, Daily Planet. Apart, Tong has also written for Wired magazine and blogged for PBS on the website of Wired Science.
With a passion for culture and world travel, Tong is working to further develop her language skills speaking fluent English and Cantonese and working on her French, Mandarin, and Arabic. Read this article to know about Ziya’s bio, wiki, net worth, and personal life. Stay tuned.
Who is Ziya Tong? Her Bio & Wiki
Ziya Tong is an English-born Canadian television personality. Tong was born in 1980 in London, England, United Kingdom. Similarly, Tong holds British nationality and belongs to the Chinese and Macedonian descent. She moved to Canada from Hong Kong at the age of 11.
Later, Ziya got her B.A. Degree in Psychology and Sociology from the University of British Columbia. She graduated with an M.A. at McGill University in the field of communication.
Ziya Tong’s Professional Career
After graduating in communications, Ziya’s first job was to provide news programming in a number of languages, including Urdu, Bangla, and Swahili, in underdeveloped countries. Ziya worked as a reporter and as a senior producer for New York’s news portal Orientation Global Networks.
We speak to 90-year-old Holocaust survivor Max Eisen about what it's like to have his memoir defended by @ziyatong on #CanadaReads. Listen live now: https://t.co/pkRsGlUdGV or on the CBC Radio app pic.twitter.com/l4jEZN8zwk
— Up North (@UpNorthCBC) February 26, 2019
In the 2004-05 season, Tong started hosting the CBC Television series ZeD, succeeding Sharon Lewis. Following ZeD, CTV hired Tong to host the Island Escapes television series that premiered on January 6, 2006.
For two science shows, Wired Science on PBS and The Leading Edge, a Canadian science series on The Knowledge Network, where she started working as a host and producer in January 2007. Tong wrote for Wired magazine as well and blogged for PBS on the Wired Science website. She also serves on the board of directors of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Canada. Her non-fiction book The Reality Bubble is scheduled for release in 2019.
How much is Ziya Tong Salary & Net Worth?
Ziya Tong earns a good wage from her work and has managed to maintain a well deserved net worth in her life. But Tong’s exact amount of net worth is not out as of now. As of 2019, the average salary of a journalist is between $72,710-$146,230. Well, she is tough and has won many awards which reflects Tong to have more than these salaries.
Further, she has published a few books which have definitely risen her net worth. Apart, Tong has traveled to more than 60 countries. Tong lives in million dollars mansion along with her family.
Is Ziya Tong Married? Who is Her Husband?
Highly renowned Canadian television personality, Ziya Tong is quite low profile when it comes to her relationship and affairs. In fact, she hasn’t left a piece of details about her married life, husband, and children. For now, Ziya’s relationship status is single.
Although she keeps posting a few pictures with her friends, she has never declared about being in a relationship. So far, it makes us clear that Ziya has been busy focusing on her career more than finding her perfect husband.
There are also no details about her past relationship and affairs. Also, she is not married yet with anyone. Tong believes the right time will come around for everything. Ziya might be waiting for someone who would fit the boyfriend figure in her life.
Ziya Tong Age, Body Measurements (Height)
Since Tong hasn’t revealed her exact date of birth, she might be at the age of 39. Tong stands at a good height, however, the exact measurement of her height and weight is unknown. Likewise, Ziya’s body measurement including her breast size, waist size, and hips size are unavailable at the moment.