CeFaan Kim Biography
CeFaan Kim is a media personality serving as an ABC correspondent and a reporter at WABC-TV. He joined ABC News in May 2021 and has been with WABC-TV since September 2015. Previously, he served as a U.S. Army Reserve Sergeant. He is also the former co-chair of the Asian American Journalists Association’s Media Watch Committee and serves as an AAJA mentor.
CeFaan Kim Age
How old is CeFaan Kim? CeFaan is 41 years old. He was born on December 31, 1981, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and his birth sign is Capricorn.
CeFaan Kim Height
He is 5 feet 9 inches tall approximately 1.75 meters or 175 centimeters.
CeFaan Kim Nationality
He is American by nationality of Korean Descent.
CeFaan Kim Education
Kim graduated from New York University in 2004 with a Bachelor of Arts major in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Pre-Law.
CeFaan Kim Parents
Kim was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. However, there is no information about his parent’s identities. He hasn’t also revealed whether he has any siblings or not.
CeFaan Kim Wife
Who is CeFaan Kim married to? CeFaan is married to Grace Kim. The couple tied the knot on May 15, 2011. Together they have a daughter who was born in 2018. She was born a few weeks before her due date even though she was born healthy. CeFaan loves spending quality time with his wife and daughter whenever he is free.
CeFaan Kim ABC News
Who is CeFaan Kim? CeFaan is an ABC correspondent and a reporter at ABC7NY. He joined ABC News in May 2021 and has continued to split his time between the two newsrooms. Since joining WABC-TV in 2015, CeFaan has covered a wide range of important stories. During the pandemic shutdown, he reported nightly from the streets of New York City, speaking with healthcare workers, gravediggers, farmers, and others impacted by the health crisis.
CeFaan also reported daily on the Black Lives Matter protests that followed the murder of George Floyd. He covered the 2020 presidential election recount in Pennsylvania, the Chelsea terrorist bombing, and protests against President Trump’s travel ban at JFK airport.
CeFaan has consistently reported on poverty within the AAPI community, including an exclusive report in 2016 on Asian-American seniors who were riding casino buses to help make ends meet and how the pandemic has impacted Chinatown in NYC.
Throughout the pandemic, CeFaan has been at the forefront covering the rise of anti-Asian hate crimes, interviewing and telling the stories of countless victims. His reporting helped spark a national conversation on anti-Asian hate and changed how the NYPD investigates anti-Asian hate crimes.
He is the recipient of a national Edward R. Murrow Award for his coverage during the coronavirus pandemic, multiple Emmy awards including for his coverage during the BLM protests, and a regional Edward R. Murrow Award for his anti-Asian hate coverage.
CeFaan is also a veteran who served as a U.S. Army Reserve Sergeant. He is the former co-chair of the Asian American Journalists Association’s Media Watch Committee and serves as an AAJA mentor.
CeFaan Kim Salary
He earns an average annual salary ranging between $32,500 to $110,500 as of 2023.
CeFaan Kim Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 million – $5 million as of 2023.