Larry King CNN, Bio, Wiki, Age, Family, Wife, Children, Books, Salary and Net Worth

Larry King is an American television and radio host, whose work is well known with awards like two Peabodys and 10 Cable ACE Awards.

Larry King Wiki

Larry King is an American television and radio host, whose work is well known with awards like two Peabodys and 10 Cable ACE Awards.

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Larry King Biography

He studied at Lafayette High School, a public high school in Brooklyn. Together with his family(his mother and his brother), he was supported by welfare after his father’s death. His father’s death affected him such that he lost interest in school. After his high school graduation, he worked to help support his mother.

Larry King Age

He was born on 19 November 1933 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States.

Larry King Family

His parents were Jennie (Gitlitz), a garment worker born in Vilnius, Lithuania, and Aaron Zeiger, a restaurant owner and defense-plant worker born in Kolomyia, Ukraine. They were Orthodox Jews. His father died of a heart attack.

Larry King Husband

He has been married eight times, to seven women. He first married high-school sweetheart Freda Miller in 1952. They separated the following year at their parent’s instruction. He later shortly married Annette Kaye and had a son. He married his third wife Alene Akins in 1961, a Playboy Bunny at one of the magazine’s eponymous nightclubs. He then adopted her son Andy in 1962, the two divorced the following year.

In 1963, he married his fourth wife, Mary Francis “Mickey” Sutphin. He then remarried Akins, with whom he had a second child, Chaia, in 1969, and divorced a second time in 1972. On September 25, 1976, he married his fifth wife, Sharon Lepore, a mathematics teacher and production assistant, and divorced in 1983.

On October 7, 1989, he married his sixth wife Julie Alexander, a businesswoman. The couple separated in 1990 and divorced in 1992. He was engaged to actress Deanna Lund in 1995, but they remained unmarried. In 1997, he married his seventh wife, Shawn Southwick, a singer, actress, and TV host. The couple has two children. The two filed for divorce but have since reconciled.

Larry King Children

He has five children and nine grandchildren, as well as four great-grandchildren from his eight marriages. He had his firstborn son Larry Jr. in November 1961 with his second wife Annette. He never met the son until he was in his thirties. He adopted Alene’s son Andy in 1962, and had his second-born child, Chaia, in 1969 with Akins. He has two children with his seventh wife, Shawn Southwick; Chance, born March 1999, and Cannon, born May 2000. He is the stepfather to Arena Football League quarterback Danny Southwick.

Larry King CNN

In the 1950s and 1960s, he began as a local Florida journalist and radio interviewer, he then became prominent as an all-night national radio broadcaster starting in 1978. From 1985 to 2010, he hosted Larry King Life on CNN, the nightly interview television program. He currently hosts Larry King Now on Hulu and RT America during the week, and on Thursdays, he hosts Politicking with Larry King, a weekly political talk show that airs in the evening on the same two channels.

Larry King Height

He stands at 1.75 meters tall.

Larry King House

He bought his home in 2007 for just under $12 million in Beverly Hills home. It covers almost 10,000-square-foot and was built in 1989. It has five bedrooms, and a skylit foyer, and a master suite with a sitting room and twin bathrooms. The compound also has a two-bedroom guest house and a pool.

Larry King Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $150 million.