This legendary American presenter was born in Washington, D.C. Furthermore, he was fostered by his parent’s Ethyl (mother) and Shirley (father). Povich’s father was a sportswriter and worked for The Washington Post newspaper. So, he took an inspiration from his father and ready to serve in the field of journalism too. Henceforth, he completed his graduation from Landon School and then enrolled in the University of Pennsylvania and earned a degree in television journalism. Right after graduation, he started exploring opportunities and in a while recruited by radio station WWDC as a publicist and reporter based in Washington DC.
Later, he was hired by WTTG-TV and in 1967 he was offered to co-host the famous midday show ‘Panorama’ that was the time when he starts collecting a handsome amount of income. Besides making money, he gained enough recognition in the respective industry. Consequently, he worked in numerous news stations based in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia and Francisco.
Maury Povich Net Worth Detail in 2018:
Being a presenter and host, he has earned a huge amount of income. He has also earned money from his weekly newspaper ‘Flathead County’. According to the resources
Maury Povich Net Worth 2018:
- About $60 Million
Annual Salary = $ 14 Million
Reviewing his personal life, Povich is a married man but encountered divorced once. In 1962, he was married first time to Phyllis Minkoff. The couple has two daughters named Amy Joyce Povich and Susan Anne. However, in 1979, the couple took separation.
For the second time, Povich remarried to Connie Chung, a news anchor. Both of these two worked together in some department of WTTG-TV and eventually they decided to marry each other. The couple has no children together but they adopted a son in 1995 and named him Matthew Jay Povich. Now he is living with his wife and son happily.
Connie Chung Net Worth 2018:
- $ 15 Million Dollars
- $ 151,419 Dollars
Earnings Comparison of this Couple:
Maury Povich Net Worth 2018 vs Wife Connie Chung Net Worth
|Maury Povich Net Worth 2018||Vs||Connie Chung Net Worth 2018|
|$ 60 Million||$ 15 Million|
Maury Povich Career Detail:
In the starting days of his career, Rupert Murdoch called him to host a show ‘A Current Affair’ which was a tabloid and gossip based show. Hereafter in 1991, he resigned from the show to work for his show ‘The Maury Povich’, sponsored by Paramount Domestic Television. By 1998, the show was overtaken by Studios USA and it was named after his name ‘Maury’. Although it was a tabloid show he received a lot of appraisal from the spectators.
Soon the show got an immense popularity when he added a segment ‘Who’s the daddy?’ thus his net worth enhances drastically. After recognition, Povich joined NBC and hosted one more popular show ‘Twenty One’. Followed by this, he was offered and appeared in many others shows.