Joan Lunden | Biography

Posted On: 03 Aug, 2014

Joan Lunden | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth September 09, 1950
Age 70 Years 4 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Journalist
Husband/Spouse Michael A. Krauss (divorced), Jeff Konigsberg
Boyfriend Not Yet
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? Yes(once)
Married Yes
Body Measurements N/A
Net Worth $25 million dollars
Height Not Disclosed
Weight N/A
Children/Kids Seven Children

Joan Lunden was born as Joan Elise Blunden on 19 September 1950 (her age is 64 years old) in Fair Oaks, California, U.S.A. She went to California State University, Sacramento and later mulled over Spanish and human studies at the previous Mexico City yard of Universidad de Las Americas. She was a going by educator at Montclair State College in New Jersey, where she taught a course in show news coverage. Her first commentator was at Channel 3 (KCRA). She started her TV profession in Sacramento, California, where she worked for Channel 3 (KCRA) and Radio as co-grapple of the everyday twelve TV news program. She delivered the twelve news show and facilitated KCRA's TV specials.

Although detail about her height has not been provided on the internet, we can figure out that she is not very tall. She must be somewhere around 5 feet 6 inches to 5 feet 8 inches. The host/ journalist had been fighting with cancer till the beginning of 2014. She was reported to have fought breast cancer and came out healed and well. Although her age has crossed the 6th decade, she is still stunningly attractive and bold. In her young days, she used to be very hot and sexy and whenever she was on TV, in her skirts that revealed her long feet, it made her look hotter. Her legs are size 7 standard US size. Along with her feet, her persona, presentations and her makeup/ hairstyles were also factors that captivated the viewers.

Lunden has earned various respects and honors. She has won the Spirit of Achievement Award from Albert Einstein College, Yeshiva. Besides that, she has also earned awards like: New Jersey Division of Civil Rights Award, National Women's Political Caucus Award and the YWCA Outstanding Woman's Award. She has also earned a Matrix Award for her works and dedication towards TV field. Also voted by the National Institute of Infant Services as "Profession Mother of the Year" in 1982-83, regarding her devotion to parenthood, she was also the "Mother of the Year" as voted by National Mother's Day Committee. She has been a national representative for Mothers against Drunk Driving.

She has been married; twice. Her first husband was Michael A. Krauss, whom she married in 1978 and the couple had three children together. All of them were daughters and were born: Jamie (1980), Lindsay (1983) and Sarah (1987). But due to some internal conflicts, they got a divorce in 1992. Then in the year 2000, she met and married Jeff Konigsberg with whom she still lives. The couple has four kids altogether, two of whom are twins. Working as a TV host, the nature of her job demanded her to look presentable all the time. So to meet the demands of her profession, she took various measures of maintaining her body and skin care measures. Critics say that she has also undergone some plastic surgery in order to look beautiful; some minor facial surgery. Perhaps you can tell the difference after looking at her “before/ after surgery” pictures, on the web.

As of her social lifestyle, she has joined twitter where she interacts with her fans. After joining twitter in 2010, she already has had more than 10 thousands of followers and has tweeted over two thousand times. You can follow her on twitter at: To know more about her, you can read about her in different article websites like Wikipedia.