Connie Chung and her husband Maury Povich’s pair can be termed as the couple made in heaven as they have been married for a long time, despite Chung belonging to another religion in the past. Their long term love affair that turned into a wedding and their everlasting togetherness are the reason why this couple can be taken as an inspiration.
Let's find out more about Connie Chung and her relationship with her husband Maury Povich.
Chung met Povich while she was in WTTG-TV hosting the WTTG news in 1968. They dated for 7 years before taking a big step of tying the knot in their lives. Chung married Povich in 1984. Despite being married for 32 amazing years, journalist Chung and talk show host Povich’s relation is still as healthy as it was in the beginning.
During an interview, Chung revealed the real secret between her long lasting marital relationship. She said that it’s better not to do anything together and one should let the other half do what they want to do. She also said:
“I don’t believe in imposing my friends on my husband and I don’t want him to impose his golf friends on me!”
Image: Connie Chung and Mauri Provich
It seems like the understanding level between Chung and Povich is really high.
Despite the fact, Chung and Povich do not have biological children they have an adopted son named Matthew Jay Povich. The couple was really excited to bring a new child into their lives as they failed to have their own child trying constantly for 5 years. They revealed the great news on 19th June 1995 as they said that:
“We are happy to confirm that after a long period of waiting we have adopted a boy, Matthew Jay Povich. We are thrilled and ecstatic."
Image: Connie Chung and Mauri Provich when they were young
Source: Chronicle Augusta
Despite Matthew, Chung is a mother to two of her step-daughters, Susan Povich and Amy Povich. Susan and Amy are Povich’s daughters from his previous wife, Phyllis Minkoff.
70-year-old Chung still looks so young and youthful. Despite the age, the sensibility level of Matthew hasn’t been less as she believes that a couple should agree to each other’s passion even if they are different. She also says not to bother your partner if your passion level doesn’t match.