Julie Chang

Inside Biography


Julie Chang is an American entertainment anchor known for anchoring the KTTV’s show Good Day LA and the Fox 11’s Morning News.

She is an Emmy-nominated anchor and is recognized with the New York State Associated Press Award. Born as Julie Ju-young Chang, she is of Korean descent and has an American nationality.

Early Life and Education

Julie Chang was born to Korean parents in South Korea. She was nine years old when her family moved to Ann Arbor, Michigan. Her parents moved back to South Korea after six years of coming to the United States but Julie chose to stay in the United States with her older sisters.

Being raised in Michigan, Julie Chang completed her early education in Michigan. Also, she attended the University of Michigan and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in economics. She is a graduate of Oxford University in Oxford where she studied Environmental Studies.


Brilliant in education, Julie Chang initial motto was not being a TV anchor. She was pursuing her career in banking but later in 2000, she found her calling to tell stories to the people after spending a semester at sea.

Julie has traveled around the world spending time in different locations including Cuba, Brazil, South Africa, Kenya, India, Malaysia, Vietnam, Hong Kong, China, and Japan.

Julie Chang has worked for WPIX, CW11, Fox 5 New York and KTTV. She was featured in the February 2007 issue of a fashion magazine W and also appeared in fashion magazine Lucky and lifestyle magazine York Moves.

Julie Chang currently serves at KTTV as an Entertainment Anchor for Good day LA and Fox 11 Morning News since October 2012. She was also on a medical leave for about 2 months in late 2013.

Personal Life

Julie Change is a married woman. She is married to her high school friend Leif Drake since July 2014. The couple met when they were in a high school. But, they parted after completing high school and did not meet for next fifteen years. 

Then, they again met and started dating officially. Later, he proposed her but she denied because she was suffering from a brain tumour. Later, she diagnosed her tumour and accepted his proposal. The couple tied their knot in July 2014. Julie also has a son together, who was in 2014. 

The marital pictures and videos are still available on the web pages on the internet. On them, she looks gorgeous and obviously portrays the marriage ceremony was very pleasant filled with warmth and happiness.

The couple has a child, a daughter named Chalice Moonves. The couple is leading a blissful marital life. She was diagnosed with brain tumor and took the leave to treat it during mid-November 2013.

Julie Chang returned to her work from medical leave on January 22, 2014. Her husband did not let her hand go off his during such a difficult situation and was there to support and comfort her. Hence, this shows the strength of their relationship and marital bond.

Body Measurements, Net Worth and Salary

Julie Chang stands a medium height of 5 feet and 4 inches. She is slim built with the body size 30-23-33 inches. She looks gorgeous on television. She is paid a good amount of salary for her job. Her estimated net worth is $8 million.

Social Media

Julie Chang is active on Twitter and Facebook. She is regular in Twitter as @JulieChang where she describes herself as a wife, mother, brain tumor survivor, giggle-maniac, foodie, traveler, and entertainment anchor. She also has many followers on her Twitter account.

by Bchrome, 19 Feb, 2017

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