Maury Povich Biography
Maury Povich is a famous American television personality. Currently, he works for Maury Show as a television host. Before serving as a host, he served in Washington, District of Columbia for WWDC-TV as a radio reporter.
Povich achieved prominence in the late 1980s as the host of A Current Affair, a tabloid infotainment television show. He thereafter produced his own show in 1991, called The Maury Povich Show which was rechristened as Maury in 1998.
Maury Povich Age
Maury Povich was born on January 17, 1939, in Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America. He is 83 years of age. Therefore, he relishes and commemorates his birthday on Jan 17 each and every year.
Maury Povich Height
Povich is a man of above-standard stature and stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch ( Approximately 1.85 meters).
Maury Povich Family
He was born to his stalwart mother, Ethyl, and staunch father, Shirley Povich in Washington, District of Columbia, in the United States of America. His parents were Jews. His dad was a sports columnist and an American reporter for The Washington Post.
Maury Povich Wife
Povich is a wedded man. He is cheerfully hitched to his attractive wife Connie Chung. Chung is a 75-year-old American news anchor currently working for CNN, CBS, NBC, MSNBC, and ABC News. Some of her more well-known interview subjects include Gary Condit, U.S. Representative, and Claus von Bulow whom Chung interviewed first following Chandra Levy’s vanish.
The twain duo met each other while working in the news department at WTTG-TV. As a couple, they walked down the aisle back in 1984. The couple adopted a son named Mathew Jay Povich in 1995.
Before marrying Connie Chung, Povich was at first wedded to his ex-wife Phyllis Minkoff. They tied the knot in the year 1962. During this time up to 1972, he together with his wife managed to bear two daughters called Susan Anne and Amy Joyce. Nevertheless, their ties lasted not, and therefore decided to divorce for publicly unknown reasons.
He is a famous father of as cute as a picture daughter named Susan Anne, and another attractive daughter called Amy Joyce Povich. Joyce is married to David Agus who is an author and physician. Further, he is also a benevolent dad to his adopted son Mathew Jay Povich.
Maury Povich Education
He studied at a local high school. Thereafter, he enrolled at the University of Pennsylvania and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Television Journalism in 1962. Further, he also qualified for his studies at the Landon School in 1957.
Maury Povich Salary
Povich receives an annual salary of $87,486. This is according to The Maury Show anchors/reporters’ salaries.
Maury Povich’s Net Worth
Povich has an estimated net worth of $80 million US dollars.
Maury Povich Career
The show is a sensationalistic and syndicated American controversial talk show hosted by Povich. It debuted in 1991 produced by MoPo Productions Inc as The Maury Povich Show in cooperation with Paramount Domestic TV.
The Maury Povich show began secretly in the 1995 -1996 season using the title Maury even though its indigenous title stayed official until 1998. It was at this time when NBCUniversal took over the production and the show was officially rechristened as Maury.
Founded on The Maury Game; You Are Not the Father challenges contesters to evince their nonpaternity via a series of heinous indictments and laugh-out-loud squabbles. A paternity quiz has been accomplished, and the results are in the per capita participant’s Test Results envelope.