Larry King
Larry King

Larry King is one of the most accomplished American television and radio host. He is known for his traditional country music. He is famous for The Larry King Show and Larry King Life. His talk shows often comprised of a popular mix of celebrity interviews, up-to-date discussions, and politics.

Quick Biography

Lawrence Harvey Zeiger or as the world knows him by the name of Larry King was born on 19th November 1933. In his long and successful career, he has conducted more than 40,000 interviews. He has co-founded a production company Ora TV in March 2012.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Larry King
Age: 87 years old
Birth Date: 19 November 1933
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York
Nationality: United States of America
Religion: N/A
Parents: Father: Edward Jonathon Zeiger

Mother: Jennie

Spouse: Shawn Southwick (m. 1997), Freda Miller (m. 1952; annulled 1953), Annette Kaye (m. 1961; div. 1961), Alene Akins (m. 1961; div. 1963), Mickey Sutphin (m. 1963; div. 1967), Alene Akins (m. 1967; div. 1972), Sharon Lepore (m. 1976; div. 1983), Julie Alexander (m. 1989; div. 1992)
Children: Cannon Edward King, Chance Armstrong King, Chaia King, Larry King Jr., Andy King
Height: 5 feet 9 inches
Weight: 80 kg
Profession: Journalist and Talk show host
Net Worth in 2021: $180 Million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Larry is 87 years old and he has a height of 5 feet 9 inches and his weight is 80 kg. His hair color is salt and pepper and he has brown color eyes.

Education, School/College University

Larry attended a public high school in Brooklyn Lafayette High School. He lost interest in school after his father’s death.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

Larry was born on 19th November 1933 in New York City, New York, USA. He is an American by nationality and by ethnicity he is Ashkenazi Jewish. Not much information is found on his political views.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Larry King Wife Shawn Southwick
Larry King Wife Shawn Southwick

Yes, Larry is married. Presently he is married to Shawn Southwick who is almost 30 years younger than him. Previously he was married to many women. In the year 1952, he married Freda Miller. But, their marriage was annulled a year later by their parents who did not approve of it. In 1961, he married Annette Kaye. He had a son Larry Jr. with her and they were divorced.

In the year 1961, he married former Playboy bunny Alene Akins and they divorced in 1963. In the year 1964, he married Mickey Sutphin. They have 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. He married Sharon Lepore and ended the marriage in 1983.  he married Julie Alexander in 1989. But they separated in 1992.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
When did he get married? (married date): 5 September 1997
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Is Larry King gay? No
Wife/spouse? (name): Shawn Southwick
Kids: Cannon Edward King, Chance Armstrong King, Chaia King, Larry King Jr., Andy King

Professional Life and Career

His first assignment as a disc jockey was on May 1, 1957.  During this time, he acquired the name, ‘Larry King’. In 1960, he hosted ‘Miami Undercover’. In 1982, he began writing in a newspaper column for ‘USA Today’ which he did for almost two decades. He went national in 1978, for the talk show slot on the Mutual Broadcasting System. In 1984, he hosted his very own CNN show, ‘Larry King Live’. In 2004, he lent his voice for the step-sister, Doris for the animated film, ‘Shrek 2’. In 2012, he co-founded ‘Ora TV’ along with Carlos Slim.

Awards & Nominations

Larry received the Peabody Award for ‘Excellence in broadcasting’ for both radio and television shows in 1982 and 1992 respectively. He was inducted into the ‘Radio Hall of Fame’ in 1989. He has won a total of 10 CableACE Awards for ‘Best Interviewer’ and ‘Best Talk Show Series’. In 2009, he was awarded the Golden Milk Award for ‘Lifetime Achievement’. He is the recipient of the President’s Award, for his impact on media from the Los Angeles Press Club, in 2006. In 2007, he won the Hugh Downs Award for ‘Communication Excellence’ from Arizona State University.

Larry King Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2021

Larry King Net Worth
Larry King Net Worth

As of October 2021, Larry has an estimated net worth of $180 million. He earns over $5 million annually from his career.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

As such no rumor or controversy is found against Larry King.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

Yes, Larry has an official Facebook page with a fan likes of 347k people. A twitter account with 2.53Mfollowers and an Instagram account with 68.8k followers.

A radio personality with commendable success, host Larry King is famous for his work. King founded the Larry King Cardiac Foundation, which paid for life-saving cardiac procedures for those who are not able to afford them.


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