Who is Elaine Lui?
Born on September 26, 1973, Elaine Lui is a Canadian television personality and reporter. She pens a website, Lainey Gossip, is an anchor on CTV’s etalk, and is also a co-host on CTV’s daily talk series The Social.
She was hired by etalk, CTV’s Canadian entertainment newsmagazine in 2006. Since joining etalk, Lui has covered the Oscars, the Super Bowl, the JUNO Awards, Sundance Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), and the MuchMusic Video Awards (MMVAs).
Elaine Lui Family / Siblings / Ethnicity
Lui was born and raised in Toronto. Her parents, Judy and Bernard, immigrated to Canada from Hong Kong in 1970. They worked odd jobs, including washing dishes and cleaning hotel rooms. When Lui was 6, her parents divorced and her mother returned to Hong Kong. Lui spent many summers in Hong Kong to visit her mother. Her parents reunited when she was 16.
Lui attended middle school and high school at the Toronto French School and graduated from Lawrence Park Collegiate Institute. In 1996, she graduated with a B.A. in French and history from the University of Western Ontario.
Elaine Lui Boyfriend / Husband / Spouse / Children
Lui married Jacek Szenowicz when she was 28 years old. They do not wish to have children.
Elaine Lui Net Worth / Age / 2021
In June 2020, past comments made by Lui on her website resurfaced causing scandal. These included making comments described as body-shaming, slut-shaming, and ageist. These comments sparked outrage and were widely discussed on social media.
Profile / Wiki
- Full Name: Elaine “Lainey” Lui
- Nick Names: Elaine Lui
- Birthday: September 26, 1973
- Age in 2021: 48
- Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- School: Toronto French School
- College/University: University of Western Ontario
- Education: BA
- Profession: TV Personality, Reporter
- Nationality: Canadian
- Ethnicity/Race: Asian
- Religion: N/A
- Zodiac: Libra
- Net Worth: $1 million
- Height: 5 feet 5 inches
- Weight: 62 kg
- Feet/Shoe Size: N/A
- Dress Size: N/A
- Body Measurement: 30-26-31
- Bra Size: 30B
- Waist Size: 26 inch
- Hip Size: 31 inch
- Body Type: Slim
- Hair Color: Black
- Eye Color: Black
Husband / Boyfriend / Spouse: Jacek Szenowicz (m. 2001)
Girlfriend / Dating / Affairs: N/A
Trivia / Facts
- Her parents immigrated to Canada from Hong Kong in 1970.
- They worked odd jobs, including washing dishes and cleaning hotel rooms.
- When Lui was 6, her parents divorced and her mother returned to Hong Kong.
- Her parents reunited when she was 16.
- Lui worked in not-for-profit fundraising.
- LaineyGossip.com grew out of an email that Lui sent to two friends to keep them up to date on celebrity gossip.