Radio and television journalist Larry King has a net worth of $150 million. King was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Jewish immigrants. King would have to venture to Miami, Florida to jump start his career in radio, where he first hit the airwaves in 1957 on WAHR. Three years later, King graduated to television where he hosted Miami Undercover on local channel 10 and rose to local celebrity status. King's popularity could not save him from a brush with the law, and he spent a number of years in Louisiana working on comeback until he was welcomed back and hired on Mutual Radio Network (now Mutual Broadcast System) where he quickly went national with The Larry King Show, which gained a devoted audience and over five hundred affiliates. Upon the shows demise in 1984, King bounced back with Larry King Live, which currently ranks as the longest running and most watched television program on CNN, pulling in well over one million viewers on a nightly basis. Among King's awards are ten Cable ACE Awards, two Peabody Awards and a Golden Mike Award. King has had numerous celebrity figures substitute for him, among them comedian Kathy Griffin, journalist/news anchor Dan Rather and Kermit the Frog. King has made numerous self-appearances in film and television including Ghostbusters, Shrek 2 and 30 Rock. King's personal life has received as much attention as his popular show, with eight marriages and now eight divorces under his belt.
Larry King is an American television and radio host whose work has been recognized with awards including two Peabodys and ten Cable ACE Awards. He began as a local Florida journalist and radio interviewer in the 1950s and 1960s and became prominent as an all-night national r...
Date of Birth
- November 19, 1933
- Lawrence Harvey Zeiger
- Lawrence Leibel Harvey Zeiger
- King of Brooklyn
- Jewish people
- 5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)
- United States of America
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Larry King Is Officially the Larry King Of ThievesLarry King treats himself and his friends to a night on the town, after finding a wallet that belonged to the co-creator of 'Modern Family' Stephen...
Larry King Scared a Cop Out of CourtLarry King won big in traffic court when the ticketing officer failed to appear. But was there a miscarriage of justice?
Larry King, Conan & Andy Split A Pot Brownie ...Larry doesn't mind marijuana but doesn't like the smoke, so naturally Conan suggests they ...
Larry King Demands Conan Freeze His Corpse ...Larry wants to be cryogenically frozen when he dies, and he needs Conan to make sure it all ...