Vietnamese-American television personality, Leyna Nguyen is known for her excellent reporting and journalism skills. The award-winning journalist is famous in the public domain due to her beauty as well as her reporting talents. Based in Los Angeles, California she has also established a non-profit organization called Love Across the Ocean which helps underprivileged school children and refugees in Southern California.
Leyna Nguyen was born on December 13, 1969, in Dong Ha, South Vietnam to father Dai Nguyen and mother Phuong Nguyen. She is a Sagittarius as per her birth sign. Leyna is an American by nationality and is mixed by ethnicity.
Nguyen moved to the United States in 1975 residing in Minnesota. She attended Webster University and graduated with a degree in Mass Communications.
She worked as a substitute teacher and also worked for the jazz radio station WEBU. Regarding her hobbies, She is also interested in martial arts, paragliding, music, and cooking.
As per data from March 2019, Nguyen is dating Denny Hooten. Although both Hooten and Nguyen are accomplished in their respective fields, information regarding their personal relationship is unavailable in the tabloids.
Similarly, there is no information regarding her former relationships and dating life and her former boyfriends. Likewise, no one has spotted her in public with anyone other than her current boyfriend.
Nguyen is worth around $500 thousand as of March 2019. She was able to amass the decent net worth from her career as a journalist and reporter. According to some sources, she earns around $175,000 a year.
Likewise, she started her career as a substitute teacher and radio personality when she lived in St. Louis. She also taught classes from kindergarten to grade 6.
In similar fashion, The reporter also ventured into the modeling industry. The journalist became Miss Asia in 1987. Likewise, the Young Women’s Christian Association honored her as the YWCA Woman of the year in 1996. In reporting, she has won the Emmy Award 3 times.
Similarly, the board designated her as 25 Most Influential Vietnamese-Americans in 25 years.
Apart from this, she also does a lot of charity work and started a non-profit organization called Love Across the Ocean. The organization works for the benefit of school children in Vietnam and refugees in Southern California.