Maury Povich Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 28 Feb, 2019
Facts of Maury Povich
Date of Birth: 1939 , January-17
Age: 82 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Name Maury Povich
Birth Name Maurice Richard Povich
Nick Name Maury
Father Shirley Povich
Mother Ethyl Friedman
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Washington, D.C.
Ethnicity White Ethnicity
Profession Television presenter
Net Worth $ 60 Million
Salary $ 14 Million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Black
Face Color Fair
Famous for Maury
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)
Education University Of Pennsylvania
Awards Not Yet
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Wiki, Instagram
TV Show Maury Since 1991
Sisters Lynn Povich
Siblings Lynn Povich, David Povich
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Maury Povich is one of the famous American television presenters who is best known for hosting the Tabloid talk show, Maury. Povich started his career in journalism at the radio station WWDC as a reporter where he joined soon after the graduation. He hosted many programs including A Current Affair and The Maury Povich Show and others.

Regarding his personal life, the media personality is married twice. Moreover, he has three children, two from his first wife and adopted a son from his second wife.

Early life And Education Of Maury Povich

Maury Povich was born Maurice Richard Povich on 17th of January 1939 in a place called Washington, D.C which lies in the United States of America under the birth sign Capricorn. He belongs to the white ethnicity and as far as his nationality is concerned, he is American. Povich is the son of Shirley Povich and Ethyl Friedman. His parents raised him with his siblings, a sister Lynn Povich and a brother David Povich in a Jewish family in Washington, D.C.

Regarding his education, Povich started his education at school called Landon School and passed out with flying colors in the year 1957. Then he moved to a university he called the University of Pennsylvania and started to pursue his dreams of becoming a journalist. He got his degree from the university in the field of Journalism in the year 1962.

Maury Povich's Career

Maury Povich has appeared and hosted a lot of TV shows and because of his contributions, he is who he is today. He has appeared in huge shows for huge channels such as The Maury Povich Show for Paramount Domestic Television. He has become a part of Twenty One which was broadcasted in the mighty NBC.

Povich hosted a show called Weekends with Maury and Connie in the year 2006. He has also appeared in TV series and has made an impact with his short roles also. He appeared in a very popular TV series called How I Met Your Mother. Particularly, he is famous for his show, Maury.



 At this age, he has achieved everything he would have ever imagined as a TV presenter and it one of the very best.  He has inspired so many people to take the field of journalism with his outstanding contributions.

His smile and presentation skills have made a people fan of him and they idolize him as well. At this age, he always has given his 100 percent and sometimes this makes young people who cannot be as hardworking as he put to shame.

Maury Povich's Net Worth, Salary, And Major Source Of Income

Maury Povich has been very successful in his career and his earnings show that. He is living a financially sound life because of that. He has a jaw-dropping net worth of $60 million as per Celebrity Net Worth in 2019.  Whereas his estimated net worth is $45 million according to TheRichest. Moreover, he earns a salary of $14 million a year. 

In the year 2012, Povich was paid a hefty salary of around $13 million from his syndicated talk show, Maury. And in 2007, he was a host at a tabloid talk show, The Maury Povich Show where his annual salary was around $7 million. 

Besides, Povich owns a house in Washington, Washington D.C.

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Maury Povich's Wife, Son, And Relationship

Maury Povich's personal life has had its ups and downs. He was married to Phyllis Minkoff in 1962 but sadly their relationship broke and the couple went through the process of divorce in the year 1979. The couple shares two children, two daughters Susan Anne and Amy Joyce Povich. Their second daughter Amy was married to a physician and an author, David Agus.

CAPTION: Maury Povich with his second wife, Connie Chung. SOURCE:

After his divorce with his wife, the journalist remained single for a moment and later started dating Connie Chung whom he met while working in the news department at WTTG-TV in Washington. He married her in the year 1984 and the couple is still going very strong. The now husband-wife couple adopted a son, Matthew Jay Povich in 1995.

They are still sharing the same marriage journey with nor rumors of divorce. 

Maury Povich's Height And Age

  • Height = Maury Povich stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.85m).
  • Age = As of 2019, Povich's age is 80 years.