Martin Soong Biography
Martin Soong is an Asian anchor who is currently working at CNBC Asia. He serves as the co-anchor of Street Signs alongside Oriel Morrison. In addition, he joined the CNBC Asia team in 1993.
Martin Soong Career
Previously, he served as the morning co-anchor of Asia Squawk Box. Squawk Box sets the news agenda in the region every day, bringing viewers news and views from the top CEOs, asset managers, and newsmakers as Asian markets open for trade. In addition, he is among the founding anchors of the network.
He has dominated the business of television in Asia for over twenty years. Over the years, he has covered the Asian financial crisis, reported widely, from ASEAN summits and APEC to post-conflict zones like East Timor. In addition, he is also the only 7-time winner of the Asian Television Awards for Best News Anchor, Voted by industry peers.
Furthermore, he started his full-time journalistic career in 1983 and worked with The Business Times in Singapore where he served as a reporter. Later on, he joined Singapore Broadcasting Corporation where he served as an anchor and producer. Soong has also worked at The Straits Times where he served as a correspondent. In addition, he has covered numerous major stories from across Asia and interviewed many key political leaders and CEOs.
Martin Soong Salary
Soong earns a salary of about $47,000-$120,000.
Martin Soong Net Worth
Soong has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $7 Million which he has earned through his career as an anchor.
Martin Soong Age
Soong is 64 years old as of 2023. He was born in 1959 in Hong Kong, China. However, he has not disclosed the date and month when he was born.
Martin Soong Height and Weight
Soong stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall. However, information about his weight will be updated when available.
Martin Soong Family
Soong’s father is a journalist and the founder of Asia Magazine in the 1950s while his mother was born in China. He has three brothers and one sister. However, he has neither disclosed the names of his parents nor those of his siblings.
Martin Soong Wife and Children
Soong has not disclosed his relationship status as he is very private with his personal life. However, this information will be updated when available.
Martin Soong Social Media Platform
Soong is very active on Twitter and he has 5k followers on Twitter.