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|Birth date:||September 9, 1950|
|Birth place:||Fair Oaks, California, United States|
|Profession:||Journalist, TV Journalist, Actor, Screenwriter, Author, Newscaster|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Spouse:||Jeff Konigsberg (m. 2000), Michael A. Krauss (m. 1978–1992)|
|Children:||Jamie Krauss, Sarah Emily Krauss, Lindsay Kraus|
|Parents:||Gladyce Lorraine Blunden, Erle Murray Blunden|
|Books:||A Bend in the Road is Not the End of the Road|
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Produced Joan Elise Blunden in Fair Oaks, CA on September 19, 1950, Joan Lunden is an American journalist, author and television host. She is the daughter of Gladyce Lorraine Somervill and Erle Murray Blunden who was a physician. Lunden has a liberal arts degree from Sacramento State University. She also studied Spanish and anthropology in the former Mexico City campus of Universidad de Las Americas. She taught a class in broadcast journalism as a visiting instructor at Montclair State College in New Jersey.
Joan Lunden Net Worth $25 Million
Lunden started her broadcasting career in Sacramento, CA when she worked for KCRA TV and Radio as a co-anchor of the daily noon TV news program. She’s also produced the noon news program and hosted KCRA’s TV specials. She joined New York’s WABC-TV Eyewitness News in 1975. Her name was changed to Lunden to avoid being called ‘Blunder.’ She joined Good Morning America in the autumn of 1976 as a feature news/consumer reporter. She afterwards became fill-in cohost when former cohost Sandy Hill left to focus on ABCs coverage of the Winter Olympics. Her popularity led to her fast promotion as cohost to the initial host David Hartman. She left GMA in 1997 and she later on spent her career as a host in ABC with Charlie Gibson.
Lunden is focused on family and civic responsibility. The New York Women in Communications honored her with a Matrix Award for her outstanding contributions in the field of broadcasting. Joan Lunden has appeared as a guest host in the program Biography and also the Biography Channel. She is the host of DirectTV’s series Hometown Heroes and the Emmy-winning particular America’s Invisible Children. Joan currently hosts Health Corner, a Lifetime series sponsored by Walgreens. As an author, she’s eight published novels. Joan contributes to Fox News Special Royal Wedding and covered the wedding of Princess Diana in 1981.
Joan is married to Michael A. Krauss in 1978 where she converted to Judaism and divorced in 1992. The had three daughters — Jamie Beryl, Lindsay Leigh and Sarah Emily. She wed Jeff Konigsberg in 2000 and the have four kids with two sets of twins — Max and Kate, and Jack and Kimberly. The were born with the support of a surrogate mother. She then became a spokeswoman of surrogacy.