Larry King Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

Larry King

Biography / Wiki

Larry King is most known for hosting Larry King Live, a late-night chat program on CNN that he hosted for 25 years. King is well-known for his admirable interviewing skills, having conducted interviews with many of the world’s most well-known celebrities, something that many broadcasters could only wish for.

When he debuted his chat program Larry King Live in June 1985, he altered the landscape of broadcast journalism. He has received a number of honors, including two Peabody Awards and ten Cable ACE Awards. During the week, he broadcasts Larry King Now on Hulu and RT America, and in the evenings, he hosts Politicking with Larry King on the same two networks.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on 1933-11-19, this handsome Radio and TV Host / Personality has turn 87 years old at the time of death. He seems enough tall with his height which is 175 centimeters and 5’9” in feet & inches. He maintains himself very fit and healthy with a weight of 80 kilograms and 176 lbs in pounds.

Moreover, he is very conscious about his physique and follows a regular and healthy diet in order to keep himself fit as a fiddle with body measurements of 38 inches chest, 31 inches waist and 12.5 inches biceps approximately.

Net Worth

Larry King’s net worth as of 2021 is estimated to be $150 million, according to internet sources. He is one of America’s wealthiest celebrities.  He has a collection of automobiles from various manufacturers, including a 1957, 1958 Impala with C-Kit 1959 Thunderbird convertible 1965 Corvette 1957 Chevelle Malibu SS Convertible

Education / Family

Larry was born and raised up in Brooklyn, New York, USA, and belongs to a white ethnic group. He is born to his father Aaron Zeiger and his mother Jennie Gitlitz. Larry King attended Lafayette High School in New York for his education. At the age of 44, his father died of heart failure.

He lost interest in school as a result of his father’s death, which had a profound effect on him. He did not attend college after graduating from Lafayette High School because he needed to support his mother.


Larry King

Nick Name Larry King
Birth Place Brooklyn, New York, USA
Date of birth 19 November 1933
Age 87 years (at the time of death)
Height In feet & inches: 5’9

In centimeters: 175 cm

Weight In kilograms: 80 kg

In pounds: 176 lbs

Eye color Dark Brown
Hair color Grey
Profession Radio and TV Host / Personality
Sexual orientation Straight
School Lafayette High School
College Not Known
Religion Christian
Nationality American
Home town Brooklyn, New York, USA
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Fathers name Aaron Zeiger
Mothers name Jennie Gitlitz
Brothers Not Known
Sisters Not Known

Career / Fashion and Style

As of his career, He obtained his first job in radio in Miami while he was just starting out in his profession. Following a few years, King presented Miami Undercover on WPST-TV Channel 10 in 1960. (now WPLG). He went nationwide on the Mutual Broadcasting System in June 1978. He began working for CNN’s Larry King Live in 1985.

For over two decades, he has also portrayed himself as the author of a regular daily column in USA Today. He also left his role as the anchor of CNN’s Larry King Live on June 29, 2010. In March 2012, King co-founded Ora TV, a production firm.

He’s also worked for RT, where he was recently confirmed as the host of a new chat program on the network. He also worked with Larry King in the Politicking department. Larry King is one of the most well-known hosts and presenters in the world today.

Girlfriend, Affairs, Wife, and More

He is well-known for his eight marriages to seven different women, including Freda Miller, Annette Kaye, Alene Akins, Mary Francis Stuphin, Sharon Lepore, Julie Alexander, and Shawn Southwick. Alene Akins was his second wife.

He has a total of eight children. His most recent marriage, to Shawn Southwick, is his only one that has lasted more than ten years. They, too, recently filed for divorce, but the processes have now been paused.

Girlfriend Shawn Southwick
Marital status Married
Wife Freda Miller,

Annette Kaye,

Alene Akins,

Larry King with his ex-wife Alene
Larry King with his ex-wife Alene

Mary Francis Stuphin,

Sharon Lepore,

Larry King with his ex-wife Sharon
Larry King with his ex-wife Sharon

Julie Alexander,

Larry King with his ex-wife Julie
Larry King with his ex-wife Julie

Shawn Southwick

Larry King with his wife Shawn
Larry King with his wife Shawn
Children 8 (Name Not Known)


Larry King with his children
Larry King with his children

Favorite Things

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Larry King

Some Interesting Facts About Larry King

  • He has received a total of ten CableACE Awards for ‘Best Interviewer’ and ‘Best Talk Show Series.’
  • He has been a devoted smoker for the majority of his life.
  • He had a significant heart attack in 1987 and has since undergone several procedures to address his cardiac problems.
  • In 2007, he was awarded the Hugh Downs Award for ‘Communication Excellence’ by Arizona State University.
  • King, You’re Having a Heart Attack and ‘Taking on Heart Disease are two of his books about coping with heart disease.
  • Listening to the radio, golfing, collecting suspenders (of course), reading, watching movies, going to the theatre, and dancing is his seven pastimes.
  • According to some accounts, he earns over $10,000 each week from thirty-second advertising connected to his YouTube films, which have over a million views.
  • Larry King has never believed that he would ‘go anywhere (heaven/hell)’ after he died, regardless of his religious beliefs.

Social Media Profile(s)

  1. Instagram @larrykingnow
  2. Twitter@kingsthings
  3. Facebook @LarryKing
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