Maury Povich Biography

(TV personality)

Maury Povich is an American actor and producer. He is married and a father of three.

More about the relationship

Maury Povich is currently married. He has exchanged vows with actress Connie Chung on 02 Dec 1984.

He and his wife net in the year 1968 in Washington, D.C. This couple has welcomed their son named Matthew Jay Povich. He is not their biological child.

But before this, Maury was married to Phyllis Minkoff in Aug 1962. They have two children, Susan Anne Povich and Amy Povich. But they divorced in the year 1979.

Relationship Facts of Maury Povich

  • Maury Povich is married to Connie Chung {Compare Couple}.
  • Maury Povich married on December 02, 1984.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 156 days 💑
  • He is father of Three (Matthew Jay Povich, Susan Anne Povich, Amy Povich).
  • Maury Povich is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Maury Povich?

Maury Povich is an American actor and producer. He is known for shows like Maury (1991), and How I Met Your Mother (2005).

He played himself in the movie Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Big Happy Family (2011).

Maury Povich: Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education

He was born Maurice Richard Povich on Jan 17, 1939, in Washington, Columbia, USA. His ethnic background is Jewish.

His mother’s name is Ethyl (née Friedman) Povich and her father’s name is Shirley Povich. Similarly, he a sister Lynn Povich.

Regarding his academics information, he has first graduated from the Landon School. Then he got his degree in television journalism from the University of Pennsylvania.

Maury Povich: Professional Life, Career

Maury Povich after his studies started to work. His first job was with a radio station WWDC. Then he joined WWTG as a news reporter and sportscaster.

He also hosted a show like Panorama and was associated with stations like WMAQ-TV, KGO-TV, KYM-TV, and more.

Moreover, from 1986 till 1990, Maury hosted A Current Affair of Fox TV station. This show mainly focuses on the gossips about celebrities. He anchored his own show The Maury Povich Show (1991-1998) that talks about compelling relationship and family issues.

He is at present busy with his new show Weekends with Maury and Connie. It was first aired in 2005 and is still running. The other screen projects of his are Maury, Twenty One, How I Met Your Mother, The Jack and Triumph Show, Peace, Talked To Death, and more.

Maury Povich: Net Worth, Salary

As of 2022, this actor has an estimated net worth of $80 million US. For The Maury Povich Show (1991) he received $7,000,000 per year and also its profit shares.

He also owns a production house MoPo Productions, Inc, a restaurant Chatter, and a ranch.

Maury Povich- Rumors and Controversy

This TV star was once accused by Bianca Nardi of sexual harassment in April 2006. She said she was told to show her br***ts for photographs and was also forced to watch pornography.

However, this accusation was stopped after an internal inquiry.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Regarding Maury Povich’s body features, he has light brown eyes and brown hair. His height is 6 ft 1 inch and his weight is 75 kg.

Social Media

He is not active on social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. However, his show has over 94.4k followers on Twitter.


  • He is 82 years old as of 2022.
  • His star sign is Pisces.
  • He loves and plays golf.
  • He hates broccoli.
  • Maury has a pet dog Birdy (golden retriever).
  • His favorite teams are the Yankees, Nationals, and Redskins.

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