Liza Powel Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 18 May, 2021
Facts of Liza Powel
Date of Birth: 1970 , November-12
Age: 50 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Liza Powel
Birth Name Liza Powel O'Brien
Father Jake Powel
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Bainbridge Island, Washingto
Ethnicity White
Profession Copywriter
Net Worth N/A
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Face Color Fair
Body Measurements N/A
Famous for Conan O'Brien's wife
Married Yes
Married to Conan O'Brien
Children Neve O'Brien, Beckett O'Brien
Divorce N/A
Education Columbia University, Vassar College
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American copywriter, Elizabeth Ann Powel aka Liza Powel is the wife of a comedian, Conan O'Brien. The couple tied the knot in 2002 after dating for years. They share two children; a son, and a daughter together. Powel used to work at an advertising agency when she met her husband for the first time. Her spouse is an American television host, comedian, writer, and producer who rose to fame as the host of the talk show Late Night and later the Tonight Show and Conan

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 the 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.

Career And Wiki

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 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, Powel is a TV host, writer, producer, and 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

Net Worth And Salary

Powel, 49, and her husband have a combined net worth of $150 million at present. She has earned a decent amount of money from her work as a copywriter for the advertising agency Foote, Cone & Belding and she is paid around $47,838. 

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 vacation 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.

Husband And Children

The copywriter is married to superstar host and comedian Conan Christopher O'Brien. Liza and Conan met 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. After a year of dating these two lovebirds, Liza and Canon got married on January 12, 2002.

CAPTION: American copywriter Liza Powel and Comedian Conan O'Brien attending MTV Awards together in 2021 SOURCE: [email protected]

Their wedding 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. 

Body Measurement And Height

  • Height: Powel stands at a height of  5 feet and 8 inches (1.73m).
  • Age: As of May 2021, her age is 49.
  • Hair Color: Light Brown 
  • Eye Color: Brown 
  • Birth Name: Elizabeth Ann Powel

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