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Maury Povich

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Date of Birth: 1939 , January-17
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Name Maury Povich
Birth Name Maurice Richard Povich
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Washington, D.C.
Ethnicity White Ethnicity
Profession Television presenter
Net Worth $ 45 Million
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Weight in KG 52 kg
Famous for Internet personality, singer
Education University Of Pennsylvania
Siblings Maya Boyce (Younger Sister)
Nick Name Maury
Father Shirley Povich
Mother Ethyl Friedman
Waist size 28 in
Chest Size 35 in
Bicep Size 12.5 in
Shoe Size 9 (US)
Affair with Peyton List (2012-2015)
Girlfriend Madison Pettis (2013)
Awards Not Yet
Salary $ 14 Million
Married Yes
Married to Connie Chung (m. 1984), Phyllis Minkoff (m. 1962)
Children Matthew Jay Povich, Amy Povich, Susan Povich
Divorce Phyllis Minkoff (m. 1979)
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Wiki, Instagram
TV Show Maury Since 1991

Quick Timeline of Maury Povich

1939 Born in Washington, DC
1957 Graduated from Landon School
1962 Joined WWDC
1967 Became the co host of the show, Panorama
1986 Hosted the show, A Current Affair
1991 Became the host of the show, The Maury Povich Show
1962 Married to Phyllis Minkoff
1979 Divorced with Phyllis Minkoff
1984 Married to Connie Chung
2010 Guest appeared in the television series, How I Met Your Mother

Detail Timeline of Maury Povich

January 17 , 1939

Born in Washington, DC

Maury was born as Maurice Richard Povich in Washington, D.C., United States of America to Ethyl Friedman and Shirley Povich. He is an American and is of Lithuanian descent. He is six feet and one inch tall. 

1957

Graduated from Landon School

Maury received his primary education from Landon School. He was also able to complete his high school graduation from there in 1957 and then he joined University of Pennsylvania. There he majored in television journalism and finally earned his undergraduate degree in 1962.

1962

Joined WWDC

He didn't have to wait that long for his first job. Soon after his graduation, he joined WWDC as a reporter. He also did publicity there. After serving them for about four years, in 1966, he joined WTTG-TV as a news reporter and sportscaster. 

1967

Became the co host of the show, Panorama

In 1967, he became the co host of the talk show, Panorama. This was the breakthrough role in his career, he received well acclaimed and was well appreciated all over the nation. He worked there for about a decade. 

1986

Hosted the show, A Current Affair

In 1977, he left WTTG-TV and then he began working as a news anchor in several news stations around Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, and many more. And then in 1986, he became the host of the show, A Current Affair a well known show during the late 1980s. 

1991

Became the host of the show, The Maury Povich Show

After being the host of A Current Affair for about four years, he quit this job in 1991 and then he became the host of the show, The Maury Povich Show. For this job he earned the salary of $7,000,000 per year.

August 26 , 1962

Married to Phyllis Minkoff

On 26th of August 1962, Maury got married to Phyllis Minkoff. As a married couple, they remained together for more than one and half decade and they also became parents of two sweet children during this married life. 

1979

Divorced with Phyllis Minkoff

Though he became father of two lovely children with Phyllis Minkoff and they remained in the marriage bonding for almost two decades, this marriage was dissolved in 1979. They got divorced that year. The actual reason why they got divorced is unknown. 

December 2 , 1984

Married to Connie Chung

When Maury was in WTTN, he met love of his life Connie Chung. There he used to serve as an anchorman and Connie worked there as a secretary. They first met in 1969. After he dissolved his first married life, he began dating her and they finally got married on 2nd of December 1984.

2010

Guest appeared in the television series, How I Met Your Mother

Maury Povich is a well known television presenter from United States. He is popular in the world for hosting the show, Maury. Besides his appearance as a broadcaster, he has also appeared in several TV series. In 2010, he appeared in the TV series, How I Met Your Mother. 

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On 26th of August 1962, Maury got married to Phyllis Minkoff. As a married couple, they remained together for more than one and half decade and they also became parents of two sweet children during this married life. They got divorced in 1979.

When Maury was in WTTN, he met love of his life Connie Chung. There he used to serve as an anchorman and Connie worked there as a secretary. They first met in 1969. After he dissolved his first married life, he began dating her and they finally got married on 2nd of December 1984.

Maury received his primary education from Landon School. He was also able to complete his high school graduation from there in 1957 and then he joined University of Pennsylvania. There he majored in television journalism and finally earned his undergraduate degree in 1962. Soon after his graduation, he joined WWDC as a reporter. He also did publicity there. In 1966, he joined WTTG-TV as a news reporter and sportscaster and then in 1967, he became the co host of the talk show, Panorama. He began hosting the show, The Maury Povich Show since 1991 and for this role he earned the salary of $7,000,000 per year. His net worth is said to be around $45 million.