Maury Povich is an American television personality. He is best known as the host of the tabloid talk show Maury.
How Old Is Maury Povich?
Povich is currently 81 years old. He was born on January 17, 1939, in Washington, D.C., to Ethyl Friedman and Shirley Povich, Washington Post sportswriter.
His paternal grandfather, Nathan Povich, was an emigrant from Russia, who had come to the United States in 1878 at age of 12.
The second of three children, Maury graduated from the Landon School in 1957. He earned a degree in television journalism from the University of Pennsylvania in 1962.
Maury Povich’s Net Worth & Salary
Povich’s net worth is estimated at a whopping $60 million, as per Celebrity Net Worth. He started hosting The Maury Povich Show, a nationally syndicated show distributed in partnership with his own production company called MoPo Productions, from 1991 to 1998.
In 1998, The show is now called Maury. The 81-year-old reportedly earns an impressive salary of $14 million annually from NBC for hosting the show. Povich also hosted NBC’s short-lived classic game show Twenty One and co-hosted MSNBC’S Weekends with Maury and Connie.
Maury became an investor and part-owner of the Washington DC bar and restaurant named Chatter in 2017. Moreover, he reportedly purchased a 12,500 square feet house in the Kalorama neighbourhood of Washington, D.C. along with his wife for $9 million. Besides, Povich owns a ranch in Bigfork, Montana.
Who is Maury Povich wife?
Povich has been married to news anchor Connie Chung since 1984. Connie and Maury first met while working in at WTTG’s news department. The couple adopted a son, Matthew Jay Povich, in 1995.
Maury also has two daughters: Susan Anne Povich and Amy Joyce Povich from his previous marriage to Phyllis Minkoff. Both tied the knot on August 26, 1962. After staying together for over a decade, Phyllis and Maury ended their marriage in 1979.