• Audrey Cleo Yap is a journalist, television host, and filmmaker born in 1985 in Thousand Oaks, California, USA.
• She has a net worth of over $300,000.
• She has a degree in Political Economy of Industrial Societies from UC Berkeley and a Masters in Specialized Journalism from USC.
• She has worked for NBC, ESPN, The Atlantic, and "E! News" among others.
• She is active on social media, where she shares her love of food, her personal photos, and her thoughts on current topics.
Known for movies
Who is Audrey Cleo?
Andrey Cleo Yap was born on 25 January 1985, in Thousand Oaks, California, USA. She is a journalist, television host, and filmmaker, best known for her work in production and as a writer for various television networks. She’s worked for NBC, ESPN, The Atlantic, and “E! News” to name a few.
The Wealth of Audrey Cleo
How rich is Audrey Cleo? As of early-2019, sources inform us of a net worth that is over $300,000, earned through a successful career in the entertainment industry. She’s been active in the industry since the mid-2000s, and as she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life and Education
Audrey is of Chinese-Malaysian descent, but there is very limited information regarding her family. Growing up, she developed a strong passion for the entertainment industry and wanted to pursue a career that allowed her to be more involved in those types of endeavors.
During high school, she appeared in an episode of “Hollywood Squares: Teen Week” but was unsuccessful. In the game show, two contestants play tic-tac-toe to win cash and prizes with the catch of each part of the puzzle being occupied by a celebrity. The contestants have to judge the truth of the celebrity’s answers to questions asked by the host to get the square that they want.
After matriculating from high school, she enrolled at University of California, Berkeley and completed a degree in Political Economy of Industrial Societies. During her time there, she worked as an intern for the World Affairs Council, VH1, and CNN. She also worked as a writing tutor to earn extra income.
During her time with CNN, she worked with Anderson Cooper, and was assigned to cover the execution of Stanley “Tookie” Williams. She also worked with other celebrities, and mentioned that she once brought Usher his lunch. After completing her education, she contemplated on pursuing a career as a Foreign Service Officer for the US Department of State but decided against it. Instead, she started working for the music channel called Myx TV as VJ after answering an open call through Craigslist. The channel was originally created in the Philippines, though an American counterpart was later created to cater to the Asian-American community in the US, and she worked there hosting music-related shows – the channel is noted for showing the lyrics while the music video plays, similar to a karaoke.
While with Myx, she also began working as a freelance show producer for “E! News”, which is the flagship entertainment news program of the E! Network in the United States. The program reports on celebrity news and gossip while also doing previews of upcoming films or television shows, as well as covering news about the industry in general. She did a lot of jobs while with E!, and even produced “Keeping up with the Kardashians”, and worked with popular television personality Ryan Seacrest.
Cleo continued her education through the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, where she earned full funding for a master’s degree in Specialized Journalism which she completed in 2012.
Aside from her production work, she has done celebrity reporting, working with programs such as “Hollywood 411” and “Hollywood Dailies”. She also became a producer and contributing writer for NBC News, the news division of the television network NBC, focused on segments related to Asian Americans.
She also did work for other companies, including for ESPN – the Entertainment and Sports Programming Network – as a contributing sports writer. ESPN is one of the top sports networks around the world, and is considered one of the most internationally successful. Despite their success, they have been criticized on many fronts, including accusations of biased coverage as well as controversies regarding its broadcasters. The company is a joint venture by The Walt Disney Company and Hearts Communications, with Disney having an 80% share in the company.
Personal Life and Social Media
For her personal life, not much is known about any of Audrey’s romantic relationships. She’s mentioned she’s had boyfriends in the past though has not confirmed whether she has one currently, leading to many sources speculating that she is single. According to her personal website, one of her passions outside of work is surfing, and she loves to go to the beach during her free time. She loves Mexican food. but dislikes burgers and mushrooms. She also plays video games, and her favorite genre are first person shooters or FPSes. She also knows how to speak Mandarin, and her favorite place to visit is Hawaii, mainly due to its tropical appeal which includes its many beaches. She supports a lot of humanitarian efforts centered in Hawaii.
— Audrey Cleo Yap (@audreycleo) April 2, 2019
Similar to numerous television personalities, she is highly active online through accounts on social media websites. She has an account on Instagram on which she primarily shares her love for food while also posting a lot of personal photos. She also posts videos of herself on air, and photos of her travels throughout the US. She has a Twitter account too which she uses to express her day to day thoughts while also promoting her appearances on television. She has a Facebook page which serves a similar purpose to her two other accounts.
|Hollywood Dailies||TV Series segment producer - 61 episodes, 2011 - 2012 producer - 2 episodes, 2013|
|Hollywood 411||2011||TV Series segment producer - 17 episodes|
|E! News||2007-2008||TV Series segment producer - 38 episodes|
|Food Feed||2016-2017||TV Series|
|Access Hollywood||2017||TV Series||Herself|
|Access Hollywood Live||2016-2017||TV Series||Herself / Herself - Panelist / Herself - Panelist (2016)|
|Young Hollywood||2015-2017||TV Series||Herself - Host / Herself|
|Food Feed||2016-2017||TV Series||Herself - host / Herself|
|Pop Culture Underground||2015||TV Series||Herself - Correspondent|
|Celebrity Damage Control||2014||TV Series documentary||Herself|
|Wendy: The Wendy Williams Show||2014||TV Series||Herself - Celebrity Reporter|
|Quiet on the Set||2014||TV Series||Herself - Correspondent|
|Hollywood Dailies||2011-2013||TV Series||Herself - Correspondent / Herself|
|ReelzChannel Specials||2012||TV Series documentary||Herself - Co-Host|
|Hollywood 411||2011||TV Series||Herself - Correspondent|
|Women of the Web 2||2009||TV Movie||Herself|
Source: IMDb, Wikipedia