Maury Povich

Maury Povich is an American actor and a producer who is well-known for hosting the chat show Maury. Besides, he has also appeared in the comedy TV series How I Met Your Mother.

Maury Povich’s Bio, Age, Education

Maury Povich was born on Jan 17, 1939, in Washington, Columbia, USA. His birth name is Maurice Richard Povich. He is American by nationality and he belongs to the Jewish ethnic group. Maury was born to parents Shirley Povich (father) and Ethyl Povich (mother). He has only one sibling, a sister named Lynn Povic.

Talking about his education he studied at Landon School. For his higher education, he joined the University of Pennsylvania and obtained a degree in journalism.

Maury Povich’s Height

Maury Povich has a tall height of 6 feet 1 inch and weighs 75 kg. His hair color is brown and has light brown eyes.

Maury Povich Career

After completing his studies Maury Povich worked at a radio station named WWDC. Later he was hired as a news journalist and sportscaster by the radio station WWTG.

After that, he presented the TV program A Current Affair for four years (1986-1990) which was produced by Fox Television Stations. He then created his own TV program called Maury. The show also received the Daytime Creative Arts Emmy award for Outstanding Hairstyling. He hosted the show from 1991 to 1998.

In 2006, Povich also hosted another chat show Weekends with Maury and Connie alongside journalist Connie Chung that aired on the MSNBC network. In 2010, he appeared for an episode in the popular series How I Met Your Mother. He was seen in the sitcom The Jack and Triumph Show in 2015. Moreover, in 1997 he appeared in the documentary film named Talked To Death.

Who is Maury Povich’s Wife? Daughters, son

Maury Povich is at present married to Connie Chung. They tied the know in on 2nd December 1984. They together have a son Matthew Jay Povich. However, he is not their biological child. The couple also hosted the show Weekends with Maury and Connie.

Previously he was married to Phyllis Minkoff. They have two kids named Susan Anne Povich and Amy Povich. Their marriage ended in divorce in 1979.

Maury Povich’s Net Worth

Maury Povich has made a huge income from his career. As of 2020, he has a net worth of $80 million. He earned around $7 million each year from the chat show “Mauri”.

Social Media:

Maury Povich is not active on any social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

Facts of Maury Povich

Full NameMaury Povich
Marital StatusMarried
Net Worth$80 Million
Date Of BirthJanuary 17, 1939
Age82 years 7 months
Place Of BirthWashington, Columbia, USA
Height6 feet 1 inch
Weight75 kg
ProfessionJournalist, Newscaster, Talk show host, Actor, Film Producer, Author
EducationLandon School, University of Pennsylvania
SpouseConnie Chung (m. 1984), Phyllis Minkoff (m. 1962–1979)
ChildrenAmy Povich, Matthew Jay Povich, Susan Povich
ParentsEthyl Friedman, Shirley Povich
SiblingsLynn Povich, David Povich
NicknamesMaurice Richard Povich , Maurice Richard "Maury" Povich , Maurice R. Povich
AwardsDaytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Hairstyling
NominationsGLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Talk Show Episode, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Makeup, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Technical Team, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lighting Direction, 182. Episode 182, 181. Episode 181, 180. Episode 180, 182. Episode 182, 181. Episode 181, 180. Epi...
Hair ColorBrown
Eye ColorLight Brown
IMDBMaury Povich IMDB

Quick Facts of Maury Povich

1$7,000,000 /year + profit participation (2007)
2Has served as President of the New York chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
3Graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in television journalism.
4Met his future wife, Connie Chung, in 1968 at the local TV station in Washington, D.C. (WTTN), where she was a secretary and he was an anchorman.
5Owns his own production company, MoPo Productions, Inc.
6His talk show was distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation, but is now being distributed by NBC Universal Television Group.
7Matthew, his son with Connie Chung is adopted, he also has two adult daughters from a previous marriage.
8He hosted the TV special The Michael Jackson Interview: The Footage You Were Never Meant to See (2003).
9Son of Shirley Povich.

Trademarks of Maury Povich

1Paternity show tests

Filmography of Maury Povich





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