The Maury Povich's Net Worth

The Maury Povich’s Net Worth, Age, Biography, and Personal Life

Introduction About Maury Povich

Can you imagine yourself doing something for almost all your life, especially in your career with the same zeal & dedication? If you can, good luck to you but if you think you can’t then take inspiration from none other than Maury Povich who’s the host of the long-running legendary show Maury.

Running a show, which sometimes has sensitive & controversial content for more than three decades now, is not a cakewalk, especially during these days of volatile consumption of entertainment but Maury did this effortlessly.

Net Worth & Salary of Maury Povich in 2022

The net worth of Maury Povich is estimated to be an astounding $85 million which he has attained mostly as a journalist, news anchor & hosting.

He has been working in the television industry for more than six decades now and with that in mind, it’s not difficult to assume that he is living his life in extravagance.

Age, Early Life & Biography of Maury Povich

As of 2022, the veteran television personality is 83 years old.

Maury was born to Shirley Povich Ethyl (née Friedman) & Ethyl (née Friedman) and was brought up in a Jewish family. He spent his childhood in Washington, D.C., the city not so famous for its busy station: Amtrak.

His father was a sportswriter for The Washington Post who was a recipient of several awards in his lifetime for his articulate writings about sports. Even after his retirement in 1973, he continued writing articles on sports which were published in newspapers and magazines.

Povich’s paternal grandfather was an emigrant from Russia to the United States in 1878, which surely helped him in pursuing his career as a television personality later.

Povich completed his early education at Landon school in 1957.  For further studies, he went to the University of Pennsylvania where he enrolled in a television journalism course & graduated in 1962 with a degree in the same.

Maury Povich's
The Maury Povich's Net Worth, Age, Biography, and Personal Life
Name:Maury Povich (Born Maurice Richard Povich )
Gender:Male
Age:83
Birth Date:17 January; 1939
Birth Place:Washington, D.C., U.S.
Nationality:American
Height:1.85m
Sexual Orientation:Straight
Marital Status:Married
Wife/Spouse (Name):Phyllis Minkoff(m. 1962; div. 1979)Connie Chung (m. 1984)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):Susan AnneAmy Joyce PovichMatthew Jay Povich
Dating/Girlfriend (Name):N.A.
Profession:Television Personality (retired)
Yearly Income:N.A.
Net Worth in 2022$85 million
Content Last Updated:July 2022

Personal Life of Maury Povich

Povich’s first marriage was with Phyllis Minkoff from 1962 to 1979. Povich & Phyllis have two daughters Susan Anne and Amy Joyce Povich.

Povich met the famous Asian-American news anchor Connie Chung in WTTG while working & tied knots with her in 1984. They adopted their son Matthew Jay Povich in 1994.

Talking about his hobbies he has been a keen golf player since he was a kid & still pursues it enthusiastically. Once in 2000 Maury participated in the U.S. Senior Amateur championship but didn’t win any trophy. He was featured in Golf Digest’s top 100 golfers in 2007.

Apart from golf he also has an interest in football & he is even a fan of University of Central Florida football.

Looks like his father’s sports writing had an impact on his love for sports.

Career of Maury Povich

Maury’s career in the television industry began soon after he graduated from his college. His first job was that of a reporter & a person who does publicity.

His journey as a host began way back in 1967 when he got an opportunity to co-host the station’s popular midday talk show Panorama in Washington, D.C… This show made him a household name & gave him nationwide recognition.

After he left his hometown Washington in 1976 he started doing a couple of high-profile but short-lived television jobs. 

He co-anchored & co-hosted many news shows in his career. He also co-anchored CBS-owned KNXT in Los Angeles with his wife Connie Chung for six months.

In April 1980 Povich anchored some newscasts & hosted a midday audience participation talk show for three years on KYW-TV in Philadelphia.

After attaining success in his endeavors outside of his hometown he returned to Washington in June 1983 & started to host the show Panorama with which he began his career in the mainstream media.

In 1986, the newly established Fox Television station group hired Povich to host A Current Affair. This show was known for its coverage of a variety of topics ranging from celebrity gossip to many human-interest stories. In 1990 Povich left this Show to kick-start his show in 1991 which no one thought would run till 2022.

Yes! His show Maury began in the year 1991 with the name The Maury Povich Show which later changed to Maury,  which will soon come to end later this year.

His long-running show Maury is famous for its catchphrase “you are NOT the father!” and also for the Who’s the Daddy? segment.

His show features a lot of spicy topics like lie detector tests, and DNA tests which make the show so interesting & maybe that’s the reason why is loved by the audience. The show instills a variety of emotions within the audience as well as the participants in the show ranging from joy to sorrow. Joy; when there is a reconciliation between the families & sorrow; when there is a chance of cheating. Nevertheless, the show surely is loved by the viewers.

His show Maury has also been subjected to criticism by some viewers & critics.

Apart from hosting, and anchoring news & shows he has also acted in a show & a movie. He acted as himself in one of the most popular sitcoms How I Met Your Mother. He also played a part as himself in the movie Madea’s Big Happy Family.

Recently he announced that his show Maury will be going off-air in 2022 which he had wanted to end six years ago but because of NBCUniversal & his 100-member staff, he continued.

Awards & Achievements of Maury Povich

The veteran television personality was honored by the New York City Mayor for raising awareness of National Adoption Month in 1995.

In 2017, his show Maury was nominated for the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show Entertainment.

Major Investments and Assets of Maury Povich

Maury Povich has always been a very candid person about his investments with the media, unlike many celebs. This shows how much of a simple person he is despite all of his achievements.

He has been an investor as well as a part-owner in the Washington DC bar & restaurant since 2017. 

Maury also owns a ranch outside of Bigfork, Montana.

Must Watch Latest Video and Trending Photographs of Maury Povich

Here’s a video of Maury Povich with his wife Connie Chung talking about their love story, and life through the years briefly with Mo Rocca on CBS Sunday morning.

Instagram Handle of Maury Povich

Maury Povich doesn’t have a verified personal Instagram account. But his famous T.V. show Maury has an official Instagram account:

Twitter Handle of Maury Povich

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