Liz Cho | Biography

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  • Full Name Liz Cho
  • Occupation News Journalist, Television Presenter
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Concord, Massachusetts, USA
  • Birth Date Dec 19, 1970
  • Age 53 Years, 5 Months
American Journalist, Co-anchor of 'Eyewitness News' at 4 and 6 pm on Weekdays

Liz Cho | Biography

Joined WABC-TV in 2003

In 2011, Cho and David Novarro started co-anchoring the station's 'First at 4:00' broadcast, replacing the hour left unoccupied by The 'Oprah Winfrey Show's departure. She also co-anchors the 6 pm broadcasts with Bill Ritter.

Liz Cho is a news reporter for the WABC-TV Channel 7 in New York City. She has co-anchored 'Eyewitness News' at 4 and 6 pm on weekdays.

Who Is Liz Cho?

Liz Cho is an American news host and TV journalist. Cho began her professional career as an assignment editor for Newton, Massachusetts-based New England Cable News. Cho then worked as a reporter for WPLG in Miami before joining ABC News as a Chicago correspondent for ABC NewsOne, the network's affiliate news service. Later, she and Derek McGinty co-anchored ABC's overnight news show, World News Now. She also worked on Good Morning America as a correspondent and fill-in anchor during this time.

In July 2003, she joined WABC-TV as an anchor and continues to work as a New York City news anchor.

How old is Liz Cho?

Liz Cho was born in Concord, Massachusetts, on 19 December 1970. As of October 2021, she is 50 years old.

Early life and Education

Cho was born to Sang In Cho, a Korean American surgeon, and Donna Cho (née Weltman), a Jewish-American nurse, on 13 March 2009. She has a younger brother, Andrew.

Her father was a liver and kidney transplant surgeon who led the team that performed the first liver transplant in Boston. Sang In was born and raised in Korea; he later immigrated to the United States to practice medicine. Unfortunately, her father passed away after a battle with colon cancer in 2009.

Cho graduated with a bachelor's degree in journalism and a master's degree in history from Boston University. 


Cho's first job in journalism was as an assignment editor for Newton, Massachusetts-based New England Cable News. Subsequently, Cho worked as a reporter at WPLG-TV in Miami before joining ABC News as a Chicago-based correspondent for the network's affiliate news service ABC NewsOne. 

At ABC News, Cho covered national topics such as the Columbine High School massacres, former US President Clinton's impeachment hearings, and violent tornadoes in the Midwest as she traveled across the nation. Later, Cho also covered stories for World News TonightGood Morning America, and Nightline. She also presented Good Morning America's coverage of the prior weeks of the Iraq War.

On 6 July 2003, Cho began working at WABC-TV, the flagship station of the ABC network, replacing the former host Diana Williams at 6 pm and 11 pm. Liz has anchored coverage of such historical events as Prince William's royal wedding to Kate Middleton, former US President Ronald Reagan's funeral, Republican and Democratic National Convention, and other significant news stories in the Tri-State region since joining the Eyewitness News team in 2003.

In 2011, Cho and David Novarro started co-anchoring the station's First at 4:00 broadcast, replacing the hour left unoccupied by The Oprah Winfrey Show's departure. She also co-anchors the 6 pm broadcasts with Bill Ritter.

How Tall Is Liz Cho?

Cho is 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m) tall.

Who Is Liz Cho Married To?

Cho was married to her ex-husband, Evan Gottlieb. However, Cho filed for divorce from Gottlieb in 2012. They share daughter Louisa Simone Gottlieb, born on 17 May 2007 in New York City. 

Josh Elliott & Liz Cho Wedding

Cho married her second husband, Josh Elliott, in Montecito, California, on 11 July 2015. They exchanged wedding vows in a garden ceremony at the Villa Sevillano private estate. It is the second marriage for Elliot as well.

Besides that, Elliott is dad to Sarina, from his first wife. Three weeks before his wedding, he had lost his mother.

Net Worth and Salary

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Cho has a net worth of $3 million and an annual salary of $400 thousand as of 2021.

Did You Know?

  • She was featured alongside actress Halle Berry on the cover of People Magazine's '50 Most Beautiful People' edition in 2003.

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