• MJ Lee

    American Correspondent

    MJ Lee

  • Facts of MJ Lee

    Name MJ Lee
    Birth Name Lee Min-jung
    Date of Birth 5th March 1987
    Zodiac Sign Pisces
    Gender Female
    Birth Country Seoul, South Korea
    Nationality Korean-American
    Ethnicity Asian
    Profession Political Correspondent
    Net worth $800,000
    Salary $119,223
    Marital Status Married
    Marriage Date 26th October 2013
    Spouse Alex Burns
    Hair Color Black
    Eye Color Dark Brown
    Height 5 feet 3 Inch
    Weight 56 KG
    Education Georgetown University


    American correspondent, MJ Lee came into attention after covering 2016’s presidential election, heating up with the discrimination against Muslim-Americans by Trump’s political strategies. She is showing an ability to uplift the politics on a higher-level through journalism.

    MJ was born as Lee Min-jung on 5th March 1987 in Seoul, South Korea. After the birth, she moved to Hong Kong, China, where she captured some beautiful childhood memories. Later, she traveled to the United States of America with her parents and siblings. On 17th September 2016, she received the citizenship of America.

    What’s more to this? Lee enrolled at Georgetown University after graduating from a boarding school in 2005. Furthermore, she earned a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree with a concentration in Government and Chinese language in 2009.

    Salary & Net Worth

    MJ Lee pursued the field of news by joining an American political journalism newspaper, POLITICO in September 2009. After working for five and a half years, she started serving as a correspondent for the world-leading breaking news channel, CNN, in 2015.

    Lee has been working for CNN so that she earns a handsome salary as well. Just in a similar case, a correspondent at CNN grasps an annual average income of $145,797. So, it could be equivalent to Lee’s yearly fortune. Currently, her net worth is $550,000.

    Just like Lee, her husband, Burns garners a fruitful salary as a national political correspondent for The New York Times. So, his annual remuneration might be $119,223, which is comparable to The New York Times correspondent from the percentile of $102,669$228,105. Henceforth, he maintains a net worth of $800,000 as of 2020.

    Relationship Status

    The 33-year-old, Lee is living a happy married life with her fellow CNN political analyst, Alex Burns. The couple united as husband and wife under the chapel on 26th October 2013 in Washington, D.C., where they greeted their dearest ones.

    MJ Lee and Alex Burns
    MJ Lee and Alex Burns
    Image Credit: instagram.com

    The pair are currently residing in their sweet home in the greater New York City area of New York. More upon this, they completed their 7th wedding ceremony on 26th October 2019 and are ready to cherish their upcoming ceremony in 2020. Also, read about Isa Soares‘s married life.


    CNN political correspondent, Lee has a great affection towards all animals. A few years ago, she and her husband, Alex rescued a dog, which is a Soft-coated Wheaten Terrier breed in Ohio. Since then, they adopted the dog as their pet and the adventure is still going with lots of memories.

    MJ Lee and husband with Terrier
    MJ Lee and husband with Terrier
    Image Credit: instagram.com

    On the other side, the cost of a Soft-coated Wheaten Terrier dog breed ranges from $800 to $1,500, but it can be found at a reasonable price of $1,200. Also, Wheaten Terrier puppies’ current cost is $1,450 in a local pet shop.

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