Maury Povich
Maury Povich

Talk about legendary TV presenters, and Maury Povich definitely tops the list. Maury has been in the public limelight as a TV presenter for more than five decades now and still remains to the best in what he does. To Maury, age is a sign of experience and wisdom and not an excuse to stop doing what he has been commissioned to do.

Quick Biography

Maury Povich’s official names are Maurice Richard Povich in Washington D.C on 17th January 1939. He is the son of Ethyl Friedman (father) and Shirley Povich (mother). He grew up alongside his siblings David Povich (brother) and Lynn Povich (sister). He comes from a Jewish background since both his parents were Jewish.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Maurice Richard Povich
Age: 83 years old
Birth Date: 17 January 1939
Birth Place: Washington D.C, the United States of America
Nationality: American
Religion: Jewish
Parents: Ethyl Friedman (father) and Shirley Povich (mother)
Spouse: Connie Chung (m. 1984), Phyllis Minkoff (m. 1962–1979)
Children: Matthew Jay Povich, Susan Anne Povich, Amy Povich
Height: 1.85 m
Weight: 75 kg
Profession: TV Presenter
Net Worth in 2022: $65 million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

When you talk about age being just a number, then it might rightly apply in the life of Maury Povich. Although he is only 83 years old, he looks 20 years younger than his age. He is quite tall, measuring 1.85 m, and his weight perfectly balances with his height as he weights 75 kg.

Education, School/College University

Maury developed an interest in sports at a very young age. This, however, didn’t stop him from joining school like any other child of his age. He joined Landon School in Bethesda, Maryland, for his high school education and graduated in 1957. After graduating from High School, he joined the University of Pennsylvania, where he specialized in Television Journalism. He graduated from university in 1962.

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

Maury Povich is the son of Ethyl Friedman (father) and Shirley Povich (mother). He is the brother of David Povich (brother) and Lynn Povich (sister). Maury is a White American who was brought up in a Jewish family. However, when it comes to political involvement, he is not active politically.

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

Maury Povich With Wife Connie Chung
Maury Povich With Wife Connie Chung

Maury Povich has been married twice and divorced once. His first wife was called Phyllis Minkoff in 1962. Their relationship, however, lasted for only 17 years, and they divorced in 1979. However, before their divorce, they had been blessed with two daughters Amy Joyce Povich and Susan Anne.

After divorcing Phyllis Minkoff, he remained single for some time before he entered into another relationship with Connie Chung. He settled down with Connie in 1984 and has remained a couple to date. The two adopted a son in 1995 named Matthew Jay Povich.

Relationship Statistics

marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
When did he get married? (married date): 1984
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Is Maury Povich Gay? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): Connie Chung (m. 1984)
Kids: Matthew Jay Povich, Susan Anne Povich, Amy Povich

Professional Life and Career

Maury Povich developed an interest in sports and news from a young age as his father was a famous Washington Post sports columnist. After graduating from University, Washington D.C radio station (WWDC), which was a local radio station, offered him a job as a reporter. While still working in the radio station, he was given several other positions.

Maury Povich, however, left the studio and started working with several other broadcasting companies like ABC, CBS, and NBC across different US cities like Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Chicago, and Francisco. However, in 1983, he returned to Washington and picked up from where he had left at WTTG Panorama.

In 1191, Maury decided to create his own show, which he called ‘Maury Povich Show”. His company (MoPo Productions) is the major producer together with media production companies.

Awards & Nominations

Povich has received many awards and nominations as an individual, as well as his show. Some of these awards include; Outstanding Lighting Direction won by Daytime Emmy Awards from 1993 to 1998, among many others.

Maury Povich Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2022

Maury Povich Net Worth
Maury Povich Net Worth

Although it is not very clear what his annual salary is, it is, however, estimated to be at $14 million. As of August 2022, his net worth stands at $65 million. The major source of Maury’s income is the MoPo and the Maury show.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

Maury Povich’s producer Blanca Nardi accused Povich of sexual harassment. She alleged that she was forced to watch pornography in a private room and expose her breasts for photographs. This case was, however, dismissed after an internal investigation.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

His Facebook page has around 13.9k fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 92k followers. On Instagram account, he has around 226k followers while on YouTube, he has around 5k subscribers.

Apart from being a TV presenter, Povich has appeared in different other shows apart from his own show. Some of the shows that contributed a lot to his fame include; “Who’s the Daddy,” “Twenty One,” among many others.


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