Maury Povich
Maury Povich
Celebrated Name: Maury Povich
Real Name/Full Name: Maurice Richard Povich
Gender: Male
Age: 85 years old
Birth Date: 17 January 1939
Birth Place: Washington, D.C., United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.85 m
Weight: 70 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Connie Chung (m. 1984), Phyllis Minkoff (m. 1962–1979)
Children: Yes (Susan Anne Povich, Matthew Jay Povich, Amy Povich)
Profession: American television personality
Net Worth in 2024: $70 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Maury Povich is a well-known television presenter from America who is best known to be the host of the show called ‘Maury.’ It was aired in 1991 and was known as ‘The Maury Povich Show.’ In 2014, his show was renewed until September 2018. Povich began his career in the 1960s by working as a reporter for a radio station. He has also guest appeared in ‘The Jack and Triumph Show.’

Maybe you know about Maury Povich very well But do you know how old and tall is he, and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Maury Povich’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life

Maurice Richard “Maury” Povich was born in Washington, D.C., on January 17, 1939, to his parents Shirley Povich and Ethyl Friedman.

He completed his schooling in 1957 from the Landon School. Following that, he earned his degree in TV journalism in 1962 from the University of Pennsylvania.

Personal Life

In 1962, Maury Povich got married to Phyllis Minkoff. The couple has two daughters named Amy Joyce Povich and Susan Anne. They divorced in 1979. His daughter Amy got married to David Agus, who is an author and physician.

In 1984, Povich got married to Connie Chung, who is a news anchor. The couple adopted a son named Matthew Jay Povich in 1995. Povich has been mocked on the TV shows ‘Mad TV’ and ‘South Park.’

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 17 January 1939, Maury Povich is 85 years old as of today’s date 12th June 2024. His height is 1.85 m tall, and his weight is 70 kg.


After completing his college, Maury Povich was employed as a publicist and reporter for the radio station WWDC in Washington, D.C. In 1966, he became the sportscaster and news reporter of the D.C. TV station called WTTG-TV. A year later, he became the co-host of the popular talk show called ‘Panorama.’ The show gave him national recognition and had received critical acclaim.

From the period of 1977 to 1983, Povich became the news anchor of various stations in Philadelphia, San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, and Chicago. In June 1983, he returned to Washington, D.C.

In 1986, he became the host of ‘The Current Affair’ for Metromedia TV. At the same time, he also used to anchor the newscasts at WNYW. He was the host of ‘A Current Affair’ till 1990. A year later, he became the host of ‘The Maury Povich Show.’ The show was later renamed to ‘Maury’ after it was taken over by NBC.

He then became the host of the NBC game show ‘Twenty One’ in 2000. He has also co-hosted MSNBC’s ‘Weekends with Maury and Connie’ along with his wife, Chung. In 2007, he launched the weekly newspaper called ‘Flathead Beacon.’ It was also an online news source.

Awards & Achievements

In 2005, Maury Povich was nominated in the GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) Award for Outstanding Talk Show Episode. He won the Daytime Emmy Awards in 1995. He has also received seven other nominations from the Daytime Emmy Awards in different categories. In 1995, he was honored by Rudolph Giuliani, Mayor of New York City.

Net Worth & Salary of Maury Povich in 2024

Maury Povich Net Worth
Maury Povich Net Worth

As of June 2024, Maury Povich has an estimated net worth of more than $70 million. He inherited this fortune after being active in his career for over five decades. He has successfully hosted many shows, particularly ‘The Maury Povich Show.’ The show has been distributed by several companies since its inception over 26 years ago. He has also appeared in many other television shows and films like ‘The Imagemaker,’ ‘The Swinger,’ ‘How I Met Your Mother’, and ‘Madea’s Big Happy Family.’

Maury Povich is considered one of the most popular television presenters in the world. He found considerable success after becoming the co-host of the radio show ‘Panorama.’ This gave him immense popularity, and he went on to do a number of radio shows in various locations. He has been hosting the television show ‘Maury’ since 1991.


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