Larry King

Larry King

Who is Larry King?

Larry King is an American television and radio host, whose work has been recognized with awards including two Peabodys, an Emmy award, and 10 Cable ACE Awards.

What is Larry King Famous for?

Larry King is famous for television and radio host. He gained prominence beginning in 1978 as host of The Larry King Show, an all-night nationwide call-in radio program heard on the Mutual Broadcasting System. He hosted the nightly interview television program Larry Kings Live on CNN. Currently, he hosts Larry King Now on Hulu and RT America during the week, and on Thursday he hosts Politicking with Larry King, a weekly political talk show which airs in the evening on the same two channels. Larry King had gone into cardiac arrest Thursday, King's TV network issued a statement Monday denying the report.

Where did Larry King grow up?

Larry King was born as Lawrence Harvey Zeiger on November 19, 1933, in Brooklyn, New York. He holds American nationality and belongs to White ethnicity. He received his education from Lafayette High School. His father died at 44 of a heart attack. He was affected by his father's death, and he lost interest in school. After graduating high school. he worked to help support his mother. From an early age, he desired to work in radio broadcasting.

Who are Larry King's Family?

Larry King was born to a father named Aaron Zeiger and a mother named Jennie. His father was a restaurant owner and defense=plantworker who was born in Kolomyia, Ukraine and his mother was a garment worker who was born in Vilnius. His father died at 44 of a heart attack.

Is Larry King Married?

Larry King has been married eight times, to seven women. He married high-school sweetheart Freda Miller in 1952 at age 19. Unfortunately, the marriage was annulled only a year later by their parents who did not approve of it. Later, he was briefly married to Annette Kaye who gave birth to his son called Larry Jr., in November 1961. In 1961, he married his third wife, Alene Akins, a Playboy Bunny, at one of the magazine's eponymous nightclubs. he adopted Alene's son Andy in 1962 and divorced the following year. In 1963, he married his fourth wife, Mary Francis "Mickey" Stuphin, who divorced King. He remarried Arkins, with whom he had a second child, Chaia, in 1969 and divorced a second time in 1972. In 1976, He married his fifth wife, Sharon Lepore, a mathematics teacher, and production assistant and divorced in 1983. He met businesswoman Julie Alexander in 1989 and proposed to her on the couple's first date on August 1, 1989. Alexander became kings sixth wife on October 7, 1989. They separated in 1990 and divorced in 1992. In 1995, he engaged to actress Deanna Lund and after five weeks of dating, but they remained unmarried. In 1997, he married his seventh wife, Shawn Southwick, as Shawn Ora Engemann, a singer, actress, and TV host. The couple has two children named Chance and Cannon. They filed for divorce, but have since reconciled. From his eight marriages, he has five children and nine grandchildren, as well as four great-grandchildren.

How much is Larry King's Net Worth?

Larry King estimated net worth of $150 million. He apparently made his fortune from his work with the media as well as through his investments, being a co-owner of Ora TV.

Larry King
Quick Facts of Lawrence Zeiger
Celebrated Name Larry King
Age 86 years old
Nick Name Larry King
Birth Name Lawrence Havey Zeiger
Birth Date 1933-11-19
Gender Male
Profession TV and Radio Host
Birth Nation United States
Nationality American
Place of Birth Brooklyn, New York
Ethnicity White
Horoscope Scorpio
Education Lafayette High School
Father Aaron Zeiger
Mother Jennie Gitlitz
Height 5 ft 7 in
Net Worth $ 150 million
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