A Canadian journalist and a senior business correspondent for CBS News, Amanda Lang is the daily anchor in the CBS News’s The Exchange with Amanda Lang. She is also the former anchor for the Business News Network hosting the programs SqueezePlay and The Commodities Report.
Early Life And Education Of Amanda Lang
Amanda Lang was born on October 31, 1970, in Canada. She is a Canadian by nationality belonging to the White ethnicity. She is the daughter of Otto Lang, who was a Liberal Party MP and federal cabinet member during the 60s and 70s.
She has a stepfather named Donald Stovel Macdonald, who was also a federal Cabinet minister. She was born into a family related to politics and grew up in a similar environment.
She has a twin sister named Adrian who looks a lot more similar to her. Amanda had attended St. Mary’s Academy located in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Later, she went to the University of Manitoba to graduate in architecture.
Amanda Lang's Career
The field of her study was way different from the career she chose but due to her talent and her hard work, she stood in the field of journalism starting her career in this field from The Globe and Mail in the InfoGlobe unit.
Later, she joined the National Post as the New York correspondent. While growing and chasing for more opportunities, she got a chance to debut on the television screen as an anchor and reporter.
She joined with CNN in New York and reported on the New York stock exchange for America Morning and the financial program of CNN called CNNfn. After some years, she returned to Canada and worked for the Business News Network as an anchor.
She used to host the programs SqueezePlay and the Commodities Report for the Network. In 2009, she left the show and network in order to pursue other opportunities she was willing to find.
She joined CBS Network in the same year as a co-anchor for the shoe The Lang & O’Leary Exchange alongside Kevin O’Leary which is a new business program in the network. Her work at CBS can be highlighted from the interviews she took with the designated personalities including the prime minister of Canada Brian Mulroney.
Besides, she has also worked as the Editor for the Cla s sroom Edition at The Globe and Mail, Technology reporter for Financial Post, Reporter and anchor at CNN, co-host of the program The Lang and O’Leary Exchange on CBC, Author of the “The Power of Why”.
Amanda Lang's Net Worth and Salary
Amanda Lang's net worth is $5 million at present. She has earned a huge amount of salary working at CNN, as the salary of journalists ranged from $87,959-$95,687. She started hosting The Lang & O'Leary Exchange with Kevin O'Leary on CBC News Network in 2009. Her book The Power of Why was published in 2012.
Amanda Lang's Personal Life
Moving on to her personal life, Amanda who stands a gorgeous height and has adorable looks and personality is a married woman yet is separated. She was married to Vince Brog, the president of C3 Communications.
The couple has two children. Amanda and her husband Vince got separated in the year 2012 due to some of their personal issues. They do not live together anymore. The couple is likely to get divorced in the future but they are not divorced yet.
Amanda is living with her two children in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. There is no information available regarding her past affairs or boyfriends or even at present.
After she separated from Vince, she wrote a book titled “The Power of Why” and released in 2012 which basically focuses on the matter of the ability to ask the right questions at right time acts as the fuel to innovation and brings out the change in business as well as personal lives.
Amanda is a talented person having the skill of presentation, using the right words at the right time, and inwardly as well as outwardly beautiful. There are a lot of her admirers who want to know more about her.
Amanda is active on social networking sites as well. She can be followed on her Twitter and Facebook accounts.
by sahra, 10 Nov, 2014