Lee Lin Chin is a name associated with SBS for more than three decades. She was the host of SBS World News from 1992 to 2018. She is a Chinese born in Indonesia and now in Australia.
Lee Lin Chin-growing years, family, age, childhood
Lee Lin Chin was born in Jakarta, Indonesia, and her parents were Chinese. Her exact date of birth is not known but her age is a secret which she has never unveiled. She was raised in Singapore. She has completed her graduation and professional course from Singapore.
Lee Lin Chin-career
Lee began her career in 1968 when she joined the TV and radio in Singapore. In 1980, Lee migrated to Australia and started work there with SBS TV. She was a Chinese language translator and did this job for Chinese language films which would air on SBS TV.
She then shifted to broadcasting and joined ABC Radio and was at Newcastle and Darwin. She was with SBS World News since 1987 and began with weekend presentations. She was then a regular on this show and remained there until the year 2018.
Lee did news reading, reporting, research, conducted interviews, selected and programmed music, did voice-overs especially for commercials, and also produced in-flight entertainment programs for international routes of airlines. Lee enjoyed every bit of her time in her career. She might have aged but she is still young at heart and a favorite with the young people.
Lee and her acting career
Lee did a small role as a newsreader in the Australian movie called Resistance. She was seen as a Thai interpreter in Bangkok Hilton of 1989. She also produced small segments for The Feed on SBS. She has retired from SBS earlier this year but revealed that she has landed a small screen role which would surprise everyone. She said:
“It will be unexpected, but I think people will like it.”
“My desire is to have fun.”
Channel Ten and Channel 7 are keen to hire Lee after her retirement considering her popularity with the younger demographic. She has won several awards for her work. Her net worth is not known.
Lee Lin Chin-personal life
Lee is single and never married. She has no children. She revealed that she has a crush on Tom Hardy. She told Stellar magazine:
“He has the most beautiful lips in the world.”
She said that the only person who can convince her to cast aside her singlehood is Tom Hardy.
Lee is active on the social media. She has her own YouTube channel and also her activity on Twitter is great. Lee has a height of 5 feet and 3 inches but her weight and other body profile measurements are not known. She has salt and pepper hair and brown eyes. She has a slender and thin body build and has been aging gracefully over the years. She is a fashionista and enjoys wearing different outfits at the red carpet events.