Vicky Nguyen Biography and Wikipedia
A native of Saigon, Vietnam, Vi Nguyen born as Vicky Nguyen is a Vietnamese-American investigative journalist. Vicky is currently working with NBC News in New York. She joined the NBC News team in April 2019 as the Investigative and Consumer correspondent.
Nguyen has done several reports some of which have been featured on The Today Show, 3rd Hour Today, Nightly News with Lester Holt, NBC News Now, and MSNBC. Before joining the NBC News channel, Nguyen worked for NBC Bay Area where she served as a senior investigative reporter and an anchor of the Sunday evening news.
Prior to joining NBC Bay Area, the lovely journalist, Vicky, worked at various television stations in Florida, Nevada, and Arizona.
Vicky Nguyen Age and Birthday
The Vietnamese born journalist, Nguyen, was born in 1979 in Saigon, Vietnam. Vicky is 43 years old as of 2022. She has not revealed her exact date of birth.
Vicky Nguyen Height and Weight
The well-known Vietnamese-American journalist, Nguyen, is stunningly beautiful and with an average height and weight. Nguyen has an average body height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Vicky Nguyen Nationality
Nguyen holds an American nationality.
Vicky Nguyen Family, Parents and Siblings
The Vietnamese-American journalist, Nguyen, was born in Saigon, Vietnam. At a young age, together with her parents, they fled Vietnam as refugees. After two days, two nights, and a Thai pirate attack on the open ocean, their boat landed on the coast of Malaysia. She and her family stayed in a refugee camp for 14 months.
When Nguyen was 2 years old, she immigrated to the United States after a family in Eugene, Orgon sponsored her family to America. Vicky spent most of her childhood life in San Jose and Santa Rosa. She became a U.S. citizen at the age of 10. Nguyen maintains a low profile about her personal life. There is no known information about her parents, siblings nor relatives. She, however, occasionally uploads pictures with her mom on Instagram This information will be updated as soon as it has been made available.
Vicky Nguyen Dating, Husband and Children
The NBC News anchor, Nguyen, maintains a low profile about her personal life. There is no known information about her husband nor her past relationships. Vicky is a married woman and has been blessed with three children as of 2020. She has three daughters named Emmy, Odessa, and Renley whose pictures she often posts on Instagram.
Vicky Nguyen Education and Career
The Vietnam born journalist, Nguyen, attended college at the University of San Francisco on an academic scholarship. At the University, she was a member of the cheer squad and she also served as the president of her student body. Vicky graduated in 2000 as valedictorian of her class with a degree in communications and a minor in biology.
Nguyen started her career with Central Florida News 13 in Orlando, Florida. She mentioned on her blog that while working there, she shot, wrote, and edited her stories before delivering the live reports.
From Central Florida News in Orland, she went to work with KOLO in Reno, an ABC affiliate channel in Nevada as a nightside reporter and fill-in anchor.
Vicky later moved to Phoenix, Arizona to work with KSAZ. At KSAZ, she covered some notable stories and interviews. She interviewed Alex Trebek, Tyra Banks, Shaquille O’Neal, and Senator John McCain among others. She covered the Baseline Killer and Serial Shooter investigations while with KSAZ, which was the first instance in which two separate serial killers attacked the same city at the same time.
Vicky Nguyen NBC
In January 2007, Nguyen went back to North California to work with NBC Bay Area as a freelance reporter. Within a short period, she was hired full-time as a special assignment reporter for KNTV. Vicky later got a promotion to work as an anchor/senior investigative reporter with KNTV. While in that role, she worked closely with the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit.
In April 2019, Nguyen moved from California to New York for her new role as an investigative and consumer correspondent for NBC News. Since joining NBC News, she has been on The Today Show, 3rd Hour Today, Nightly News with Lester Holt, NBC News Now, and MSNBC.
Vicky Nguyen Awards
Nguyen has been honored with several awards including:
- Scripps Howard Award (Jack R. Howard Award )for Television/Cable In-Depth Local Coverage-2015
- Gerald Loeb Award (Video/Audio Winner)-2015
- Alfred I. duPond (Columbia Award)-2019
- New York Woman of Impact by Variety-2020
- Delta Chi Award, 3 Gracie awards, and 2 Clarion awards,
- 15 regional Emmy awards and 3 regional Murrow awards.
- Awards from the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) and the Radio and Television News Directors Association (RTNDA).
Vicky Nguyen Net Worth and Salary
Nguyen lives a private life and has maintained a low profile about her fortune. She has earned a great fortune from her journalism career and is expected to earn more as she advances in her career. Vicky lives a comfortable lifestyle away from public attention. Her net worth and annual salary are currently under review and will be updated as soon as we have credible information concerning the topic.
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