• Erin Lim is a news anchor and reality television host best known for her work on E! News
• She has an estimated net worth of over $1 million
• She graduated from Chapman University in Television and Broadcast Journalism
• She is the host of the Snapchat series "The Rundown"
• She is active on social media and has tried her hand at acting and modelling
Who is Erin Lim?
Erin Lim was born on 13 April 1991, in California, USA, and is a news anchor as well as a reality television host, best known for her hosting work on the program “The Rundown” which airs as a part of E! News. She’s also worked on numerous other programs with the E! Network.
The Wealth of Erin Lim
How rich is Erin Lim? As of mid-2019, sources estimate a net worth that is over $1 million, earned through a successful career on television. Her exposure to the entertainment industry has led her to numerous opportunities, and as she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life and Education
Very little is known about Erin’s family and childhood as she has shared only little of this part of her life. According to her, her father is Filipino while her mother is from Mexico; she grew up in California alongside a sister. She was highly interested in a career on television from a young age and after matriculating from high school, she enrolled at Chapman University located in Orange, California.
The private university offers 110 areas of study with 49 of those majors while 61 are minors. The university encompasses 10 schools and colleges including the Dodge College of Film and Media Arts as well as the Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences. They also have the Dale E. Fowler School of Law, College of Performing Arts, the School of Pharmacy, and the Argyros School of Business and Economics. Erin took up a degree in Television and Broadcast Journalism, wanting to find work as a host in the future.
Broadcasting and Hosting Career
While in Chapman University, Lim started working as a host for “TV Orange”, while also serving as an executive producer for many of their programs. She stayed there for three years, up to her graduation, and after graduating moved to Singapore to begin working for E! Asia as an on-air correspondent. This division of E! focuses on Southeast Asia, and is owned by NBCUniversal. It began operations in 2007 and its programing has a focus on celebrity reality shows.
She was involved in coverage of entertainment, fashion, music, film, and pop culture. During her time there, she also started her own company called Black Pearl Production, but her career would really take off, when she began hosting the show called “The Rundown”. The show is marketed as an original Snapchat series, and the first show on Snapchat featuring an unusual take on news as well as stories of the week. The show also features unfiltered video commentary and graphics only available through the app. It began airing in 2016, and has run for at least 19 episodes with no sign of stopping. They have featured various popular celebrities such as Kendall Jenner and Seth Green.
Aside from “The Rundown”, Erin has also tried her hand at acting, appearing in the television soap called “Rules of Tham” which aired in Singapore. In 2017, her show was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Entertainment News Program. Her show continues to air through Snapchat, which is a multimedia messaging app that started out only allowing messages for a short time, before becoming inaccessible. It has later introduced other features such as “Stories” and “Discover” which “The Rundown” is a part of. The show is categorized as short-form with support from ads.
The show is also available through YouTube, which is a video-sharing website owned by Google. It is one of the most popular websites in the world, being ranked by Alexa Internet as the second top ranked website. Users can upload their own videos for others to view, who can also rate, share, report, and comment on videos, while having the option to subscribe to other users. The site has become one of the top sources of video media on the internet, including video blogs (vlogs), educational videos, movie trailers, music videos, video clips, short films, and many more.
Personal Life and Social Media
For her personal life, it is known that Lim was in a relationship with actor Lamorne Morris in 2017 – he is best known for his work in the Fox sitcom “New Girl”, and also hosted the Cartoon Network game show “BrainRush”. The two often posted about their relationship on social media, though it is evident that the relationship eventually ended, as all traces of him on Lim’s accounts have been removed.
— Erin Lim (@erinlimofficial) July 14, 2019
Similar to numerous broadcast personalities in the entertainment industry, she is highly active online through accounts on social media. She has over 21,000 followers on the website Twitter, which she uses to express her opinions while also promoting her show “The Rundown”. She also uses the account to re-tweet some of her fans’ positive comments about her. She has an Instagram account with over 184,000 followers, on which she posts a lot of personal photos including herself while working on the set of E! Her popularity and attractiveness has also led her to modelling work outside of her hosting career. She is a big fan of fashion, and wears different looks in each of her appearances, both on social media as well as on “The Rundown”.
|The 38th Annual People's Choice Awards||2012||TV Special production assistant|
|E! News||2015||TV Series||Herself - Correspondent|
|E! News Asia Special - Erin Goes to Hollywood||2015||TV Movie||Herself - Host|
Source: IMDb, Wikipedia