General Facts and Figures
- Full name: Lisa Marie Joyner
- Net Worth: $4 Million
- Occupation: Reporter and TV host
- Birthday: December 31, 1966
- Birthplace: San Diego, California
- Birth Sign: Capricorn
- Marital status: Married to Jon Cryer
- Children: Charlie Austin (stepson), Daisy Cryer (daughter)
- Facebook: NA
About Lisa Joyner
Lisa Joyner is a well-known reporter and TV host who works in Los Angeles. She rose to popularity after hosting many shows on prominent channels and the best of her works include, the InFANity series on KTTV, TV Guide Network, celebrity news on KCBS-TV and the Long Lost Family series by TLC.
Background and Family
Lisa Joyner (nee Lisa Marie Joyner) was born in San Diego, California on December 31, 1966. Lisa is half Asian and half Caucasian. Lisa was adopted and she grew up in the home of her adoptive parents. Later, Lisa also adopted a child. When Lisa was 30 years old, she set out to look for her biological parents, which she succeeded in doing.
Lisa then returned to Los Angeles, where she worked for both KCBS-TV, as well as KTTV-TV and she reported and produced variety entertainment stories like the Oscars, Emmys, Grammys, ALMA Awards, Razzies, People’s Choice, etc. She then hosted InFANity series for the TV Guide Network (now known as POP) that took a look at the behind-the-scenes action of many television shows.
Lisa hosted several shows such as Find My Family (US version) on ABC Network. She co-hosted the show along with Tim Green and the show helped children who were adopted to be reunited with their biological families and parents. She started hosting the show, Long Lost Family on TLC along with Chris Jacobs. Lisa stated in an interview that reuniting adoptive children with their biological parents and families is very empowering and she wanted people searching for their families to understand this via the show.
Lisa believes that behind every adoptive journey of every person lies a story and all they must do is ask the right questions. She stated that she has been campaigning for a show like this because all the people need some kind of closure and help to do it. She feels that the concept of adoption is surrounded by myths of all kinds that must be broken and every child that is adopted must know the story behind his/her situation and decide who to all his/her family.
Lisa claims that the show, Long Lost Family is all about giving people hope, forgiveness and empathy that they have a chance of meeting with their biological families and enable them to fill the gap in their lives and it is all about people getting a second chance.
Lisa hosted 2 episodes of Trading Spaces and she has also appeared in films and TV shows like The Bold and the Beautiful, 24, Next and I See You.com apart from hosting shows. Lisa did the commentary for the show, Sexiest Bachelor in America, for their 2000 pageant and she won a lot of appreciation. In 1998, she made her debut in TV shows with a minor role in one episode of the show Brimstone and then she featured in America’s Sweetheart, a romantic comedy along with stars like Billy Crystal and Julia Roberts.
Long Lost Family
The show, Long Lost Family is produced by Shed Media in partnership with Ancestry.com, which co-sponsors the show and it helps in providing family history research and DNA testing to find the biological parents of adopted children.
Lisa married Jon Cryer in on June 16, 2007, who is an actor who has appeared in the show, Two and a Half Men and is famous for playing the role of Charlie Sheen’s brother, Alan Harper on the show. Jon Cryer is the son of David Cryer who is an actor and singer and Gretchen Cryer who is an actress, playwright, singer and songwriter.
Lisa and Jon revealed their engagement on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on January 23, 2007, and they were married the same year. Jon was married to Sarah Trigger, a British actress. Jon and Sarah got married in 1999 and together, they have a son, Charlie Austin. The couple got divorced in 2004. Later, Lisa and Jon adopted a baby girl, Daisy Cryer, just after her birth on August 11, 2009.
Lisa has accounts on social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter. On Instagram, she has around 6,000 followers and on Twitter, she has around 3,500 followers.
Lisa is among the high-paid TV reporters and hosts and lives a fairly high-profile and luxurious life. As per reliable sources, her annual salary is around $600,000 and as of late 2018, Lisa’s estimated net worth is around $4 million.
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