Liza Powel Biography
|Date of Birth:||1970 , November-12|
|Age:||48 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 Feet 8 Inch|
|Birth Name||Liza Powel O'Brien|
|Birth Place/City||Bainbridge Island, Washingto|
|Famous for||Conan O'Brien's wife|
|Married to||Conan O'Brien|
|Children||Neve O'Brien, Beckett O'Brien|
|Education||Columbia University, Vassar College|
American copywriter, Elizabeth Ann Powel aka Liza Powel is the wife of comedian, Conan O'Brien. The couple tied the knot in 2002 after dating for years. They share two children; a son, and daughter together. Powel used to work at an advertising agency when she met her husband for the first time.
Early Life And Education Of Liza Powel
Liza Powel was born Elizabeth Ann Powel to Jake Powel on 12th November 1970 in Bainbridge Island, Washington, the United States under the birth sign Scorpio. Powel is American by nationality and belongs to White ethnicity.
She earned a Bachelor's degree from Vassar College. Later, she graduated with an MFA degree from Columbia University's School of the Arts.
Liza Powel's Career
Liza Powel, initially, worked as an Advertising executive for several advertising agencies like Foote, Cone, and Belding. As of 2018, she developed her career as a copywriter. Liza has also been featured in several talk shows and in the cover page of the several fashion magazines. her playwright works can be seen in the festivals and theaters in New York, Los Angeles, and Seattle.
When it comes to her husband (Conan O'Brien)'s career, he is a TV host, writer, producer, and a comedian. He is best known for hosting several late-night shows since 2010. He started his career as a writer in HBO's Not Necessarily the News.
Liza Powel's Net Worth And Salary
Liza Powel and her husband have the combined net worth of $85 million at present. She has earned a decent amount of money from her work as a copywriter for the advertising agency Foote, Cone & Belding.
Her husband has worked for Saturday Night Live from 1987-1991. He also worked for The Simpsons (1991-1993), Late Night (1993-2009), The Tonight Show (2009-2010), and After The Tonight Show.
On January 21, 2010, it was announced that Conan had reached a deal with NBC that would see him exit The Tonight Show the next day. The deal also granted him $45 million, of which $12 million was designated for distribution to his staff, who had moved with Conan to Los Angeles from New York when he left Late Night.
Jay Leno returned to The Tonight Show following NBC's coverage of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. Under the $45 million deal with NBC, Conan was allowed to start working for another network as soon as September 2010.
On February 8, 2010, it was reported that O'Brien was attempting to sell his Central Park West penthouse in New York with an asking price of $35 million. He had purchased the apartment in 2007 for $10 million. Two years earlier, O'Brien had purchased a home in the Brentwood section of Los Angeles for over $10.5 million.
The couple bought two vacations houses in Massachusetts and Connecticut. Besides, Powel is involved as a committee member for the Children's Defense Fund's ''Beat the Odds'' program. She is also a committee member for the Ojai Playwrights.
Liza Powel's Personal Life
Liza Powel is married to superstar host and comedian Conan Christopher O'Brien. Liza and Conan meet in 2000 when she was featured in a skit about advertising on his show. Conan fell in love at first sight with his current wife. In an interview with Piers Morgan, he told,
''Somewhere, in the vault at NBC, there's footage of me literally falling for my wife on camera.''
The couple eventually started dating and after a few months of dating, they were engaged in July 2001. A year of dating this two lovebirds Liza and Canon got married on January 12, 2002. Their marriage ceremony took place at St. James Cathedral in an afternoon in Seattle, Washington. Later their marriage reception was held at Union Station in Seattle, United States.
The couple shares two children, a daughter and a son together which completed their family. Their first child, Neve O'Brien was born in 2003 and the second child, Beckett O'Brien was born in 2005.
Liza and Conan being a celebrity couple they have several residences including Brentwood, Los Angeles, California, Washington, Connecticut -- an octagonal country retreat and Norfolk, Massachusetts -- summer home.
The couple is together for over 1 and a half decades and is still together without any divorce rumor.
Liza Powel's Body Measurement And Height
- Height = Liza Powel stands at the height of 5 feet and 8 inches (1.73m).
- Age = By the end of 2018, her age is 48.