Richard Lui Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 09 Jul, 2017
Facts of Richard Lui
Date of Birth: 1972 , November
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Richard Lui
Nationality American
Birth Place/City California, United States
Ethnicity white
Profession News anchor
Working For NBCUniversal, Comcast
Net Worth N/A
Married N/A
Education University of Michigan Ross School of Business (M.B.A.)
Awards Social Justice award
Books Radical Spiritual Adventures - Everyday: For Inner Peace-Inspired Creativity-Deep Happiness
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Synopsis

Richard Lui is an American journalist, news anchor for NBC News and MSNBC, well recognized as an anchor of Early Today on NBC and is also a dayside anchor for MSNBC at 30 Rockefeller Plaza.

Early life and education

Richard Lui was born on November 1972  in California, United States.  Lui attended the University of Michigan, Ross School of Business, after that he joined UC Berkeley.

Later he got graduated from City College of San Francisco.

Richard Lui is white in ethnicity and holds American nationality.

Career

Richard Lui's career began in the year 1985. He worked in manufacturing, food and beverage, strategy consulting, oil, environmental, and technology industries.

At the beginning of his career, he skipped college and spent four hours at startup Mrs. Feilds Cookies. At his age of eighteen, Lui became the youngest worker in the company's history to run regional training center.

Later on, Richard joined college which was followed by work at Clean Environment Equipment, where he led the public relations and global advertising. Until 2008, he worked for Citibank as Director, COO, and CMO of a business unit focused on payments and commerce.

Richard Lui also started his charity and humanitarian work, as he started community work in high school as a YMCA counselor in the 1980's. He taught addicted mothers computer skills at the American Indian Family Healing Center.

Asian American Advancing Justice awarded Lui as an American Courage Award for Distinguished Service in 2014, following year previous Representative Barney Frank received it.

The Asian American Awarded Lui The Suzanne Ahn Rights and Social Justice Award in 2013, as an honor in memory of humanitarian Suzanne Ahn.

Richard was also interested in politics. He began rolling into politics in the year 1970 were when he debated California's controversial Proposition 13 during bus rides to school.

Later in 2012 election cycle, Lui hosted APIVote's Presidential Debate, APA Presidential Inaugural Ball, also APA Congressional Caucus's forum at the Capitol.

Moreover, in the 1990s, Richard was shown to a pivotal time in California politics. As a reporter at KALX, Lui was assigned to Dianne Feinstein's first successful U.S. Senate campaign and the Rodney King verdict and riots.

Personal life

American journalist Richard Lui has kinda twist in his background. His grandfather who was an illegal immigrant, filed false paper son documents, as Luis real last name is Wong.

Richard is the son of a Presbyterian minister, he said in an op-ed he grew up on welfare and almost flunked out of high school.  In speeches, he said he started "wrenching" when he wast 10.

During his young age, he studied in Spain and spoke Spanish conversationally.

Regarding his love affairs, he is still single and has no girlfriends yet. As he has not married, he has no children either; he is rather focused in his career.

Net worth

Richard Lui has earned a decent amount of money from his journalism career, as he has also won various awards that increased his assets basis.

In the year 2014, Lui was awarded by Asian Americans Advancing, with an American CourDistinguished Service worth of $ 5,000.

Before that, he was also awarded Social Justice award worth of $ 12938, and community award twice in 2012 and 2013 worth of $ 1000. he enormously has a net worth in millions.

 

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