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David Letterman is an American television host, writer, producer, and comedian. He is married and a father of one.

Relationship Facts of David Letterman

David Letterman is married to Regina Lasko {Compare Couple}.
David Letterman married on March 19, 2009.
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He is father of One (Harry Joseph Letterman).
David Letterman is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of David Letterman?

David Letterman married his college sweetheart, Michelle Cook on July 2, 1968.

The marriage came to an end after their divorce in October 1977. Additionally, he also had a had a long-term live-in relationship with, Merrill Markoe.

He also dated Regina Lasko and the pair has a son named Harry Joseph Letterman from this relationship.

They later married on March 19, 2009. Their couple’s marriage took place in a private courthouse ceremony in Choteau, Montana.

Who is David Letterman?

David Letterman is an American television host, writer, producer, and comedian.

For 33 years, he served as the host of late-night television talk shows. Additionally, at present, he hosts the Netflix series ‘My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman.

Who are the parents of David Letterman?

Letterman was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on April 12, 1947, to parents Harry Joseph Letterman and Dorothy Marie Letterman Mengering.

Throughout most of his childhood years, he grew up on the north side of Indianapolis. Furthermore, he admired his father’s ability to tell jokes and be the life of the party which became his inspiration growing up. He is of American nationality.

Furthermore, David Letterman belongs to a mixed ethnic background of English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, and German.

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Talking about his education, Letterman attended Broad Ripple High School. Furthermore, he attended Ball State University, in Muncie, Indiana.

David Letterman’s Career, Salary, Net Worth

Letterman initially began his career as a radio talk show host on WNTS. Later, he also served as an anchor and weatherman.

He also began writing for popular sitcoms, including ‘Good Times. Soon, he became a regular on ‘The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson’. In addition, he got his own morning comedy show on NBC, ‘The David Letterman Show on June 23, 1980. In 2007, he became No. 17 on the Forbes list of richest men in the entertainment industry.

Furthermore, Letterman has also worked as a producer for ‘The Knights of Prosperity, ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’, ‘Ed’, ‘The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn’, ‘The High Life’, ‘Bonnie’, and ‘The Building’.

In addition, he has also appeared in various television series including ‘I’m Still Here, ‘Spin City’, ‘Beavis and Butt-Head Do America’, and ‘The Nanny’ among others.

He also acted as the host for the 67th Academy Awards ceremony on March 27, 1995. Eventually, Letterman announced his retirement from Late Show.

David Letterman is also a car enthusiast and owns an extensive collection. Additionally, he is involved in several charitable foundations including Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, Salvation Army, and Doctors Without Borders.

Letterman has garnered Primetime Emmy Award nominations several times in his career.

Additionally, he has also won the Daytime Emmy Award, and People’s Choice Award. All in all, he has 17 wins and 77 nominations to his name.

Letterman has not revealed his current salary. However, he has an estimated net worth of around $ 400 million as of 2023.

Is David Letterman involved in any rumors and controversies?

David Letterman underwent quintuple heart bypass surgery on January 14, 2000.

Additionally, he has also been part of a cheating scandal.

Furthermore, he became part of a controversy after Islamist militants posted a death threat against Letterman in August 2011.

He also received criticism for heavy drinking. At present, there are no rumors concerning his life and career at present.

David Letterman’s Social Media

David Letterman is active on social media. He has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter as well as Instagram.

He has more than 335k followers on Twitter. In addition, he has more than 130k followers on Instagram. Similarly, his Facebook page has more than 665k followers.

How tall is David Letterman?

Talking about his body measurement, David Letterman has a height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m). Additionally, his hair color is blonde/grey and eye color is blue.

References: (ethnicelebs.com, whosdatedwho.com, theguardian.com, edition.cnn.com, variety.com)

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