Facts of Larry King
|Full Name:||Larry King|
|Age:||86 years 7 months|
|Birth Date:||November 19, 1933|
|Birth Place:||New York City, New York, U.S.|
|Net Worth:||$150 million|
|Height / How tall :||5 feet 9 inches (1.75m)|
|Profession:||Television and Radio host|
|Father's Name:||Aaron Zeiger|
|Mother's Name:||Jennie Gitlitz|
|Education:||Lafayette High School|
|Hair Color:||salt and pepper|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Capricorn, Cancer, Pisces|
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I never think of access or good will. I just want a good interview. I want guests to be informative and entertaining. I've never been concerned about someone's liking me tomorrow.
I'm from Brooklyn. In Brooklyn, if you say, 'I'm dangerous', you'd better be dangerous.
Relationship Statistics of Larry King
|What is Larry King marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Divorce|
|How many children does Larry King have ? (name):||Five (Cannon Edward King, Chance Armstrong King, Chaia King, Larry King Jr. and Andy King)|
|Is Larry King having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Larry King gay ?:||No|
More about the relationship
Larry King has been married to many women. In the year 1952, he married his high school sweetheart Freda Miller. But, their marriage was annulled only a year later by their parents who did not approve of it. Similarly, in 1961, he married Annette Kaye. He had a son Larry Jr. with her and divorced. In the year 1961, he married former Playboy bunny Alene Akins and divorced in 1963.
In the tear 1964, he married Mickey Sutphin. They were blessed with a daughter Kelly. But, they divorced in 1967. Likewise, in the year 1968, he married Alene Akins for the second time. They had a daughter Chaia but they divorced again in 1971.
After that, he remained unmarried until 1976. He married Sharon Lepore but the marriage ended in 1983. Similarly, he married Julie Alexander in 1989. But they separated in 19992.
At last finally, he married to Shawn Southwick on September 5, 1997, who is almost 30 years younger than him. They have two sons named cannon Edward King and Chance Armstrong King.However, recently, on June 6, 2019, after more than 20 years of marriage, the couple has divorced.
- 1 Who is Larry King?
- 2 Larry King: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Nationality
- 3 Larry King: Education, School/College University
- 4 Larry King: Professional Life and Career
- 5 Larry King: Awards, Nominations
- 6 Larry King: Net Worth($150 Million), Income, Salary($5 million)
- 7 Larry King: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
- 8 Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size
- 9 Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Who is Larry King?
The American television and radio host Larry King is famous for his work on awards including two Peabodys, an Emmy award, and 10 Cable ACE Awards. Similarly, he is known for being the host of The Larry King Show and Larry King Live.
Larry King: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Nationality
He was born on 19th November 1933 in New York City, New York, USA. His current age is 85. His birth name is Lawrence Harvey Zeiger. Similarly, his parents are Jennie(mother) and Aaron Zeiger(father). His mother was a garment worker and his father was a restaurant owner and defense-plant worker. Similarly, he has one sibling, his brother Marty Zieger.
Likewise, his nationality is American and his ethnicity is Ashkenazi Jewish.
Larry King: Education, School/College University
Talking about her education, he attended Lafayette High School. It is a public high school in Brooklyn. After his father’s death, he lost interest in school.
Larry King: Professional Life and Career
In the early days, he worked in Miami where he got his first job in radio. In the year 1960 after a few years later, he hosted Miami Undercover, on WPST-TV Channel 10 (now WPLG). Similarly, on June 1978, he went national on a nightly Mutual Broadcasting System.
In the year 1985, he started working in Larry King Live CNN show. There he presented himself as the writer of a regular newspaper column in USA Today for almost 20 years. On June 29, 2010, he departed from job hosting Larry King Live from CNN.
Likewise, Larry King has co-founded a production company Ora TV in March 2012. Similarly, he has also worked in RT, where the network announced he will be anchoring a new talk show on its network. He worked in the Politicking with Larry King.
Similarly, he guests starred in episodes of Arthur, 30 Rock and Gravity Falls, had cameos in Ghostbusters and Bee Movie. Also, he voiced Doris the Ugly Stepsister in Shrek 2 and its sequels. Likewise, he also played himself in The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story.
Since 2011, he has also been seen in various TV infomercials. Often, he appears as a ‘host’ and discusses products like Omega-3 fatty acid dietary supplement OmegaXL.
Larry King: Awards, Nominations
He has won many awards. He was the winner of 2015 Association For International Broadcasting (AIB) Awards. Similarly, he has won Program Interviewer CableACE Awards in the year 1997, 1989, 1988 and 1987.
Likewise, he was nominated for Daytime Emmy Awards in 201i, 2017 and 2016 for the title Outstanding Informative Talk Show Host. Also, he was given the Golden Mike Award for Lifetime Achievement in January 2009, by the Radio & Television News Association of Southern California. Further, he has been nominated for many awards.
Larry King: Net Worth($150 Million), Income, Salary($5 million)
He has the estimated net worth of $150 million. He hosted his show Larry King Live from the year 1985-2010 in CNN network and used to receive $7 million salaries per year. Similarly, he earns over $5 million annually from his career. Furthermore, he lives in a lavish mansion in Beverly Hills which cost $12 million.
Larry King: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
On The Joan Rivers Show, he was asked which was the ugliest contestant of Miss America. He responded to Miss Pennsylvania. As, he was the judge for the September 8, 1990 pageant. He later apologized to her for his remarks.
Similarly, in 1997, He was one of 34 celebrities to sign an open letter to then-German Chancellor Helmut Kohl. It was published as a newspaper advertisement in the International Herald Tribune. As it protested the treatment of Scientologists in Germany, comparing it to the Nazis’ oppression of Jews in the 1930s. These were the controversies of Larry.
Talking about rumors, there were rumors that Larry had a heart attack and had to a surgery. However, it was later confirmed to be false. But still, he is a patient of heart disease.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size
Talking about the body measurements of Larry King, he has a decent height of 5 feet 9 inches and his weight is 80kg. His hair color is salt and pepper and he has brown color eyes.
Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Larry King is active on social media. He has around 347k followers on Facebook, 68.8k followers on Instagram and 2.53M followers on Twitter.