Larry King

Television Personality
United States

Larry King Bio

Who is Larry King

Larry King is an American television and radio host. He is also an actor and comedian. He hosted television program Larry King Live on CNN from 1985 to 2010. He currently hosts Larry King Now.

Early Life (Childhood)

He was born to Edward Jonaton Zeiger and Jennie. His parents were Orthodox Jews. He attended Lafayette High School. As soon as his graduation from his high school, he started working to support his mother.

Interesting Facts

His birth name is Lawrence Harvey Zeiger. From early days he wanted to go into radio. His net worth is estimated to be $144 million. His zodiac sign is Scorpio. His father died due to heart attack.

Personal Life

At the age of 8 he got married to Freda Miller. He then got married to Annette Kaye. In 1961 he got married to Alene Akins. He got married to Mary Francis “Mickey” Stuphin, Sharon Lepore and Julie Alexander. In 1997 he married Shawn Southwick.


In 1987, 1988, 1989 and 1997 he won CableACE Awards. He won OFTA Television Award in 1997. In 1999 he was awarded with Vanguard Award. In 2011 he won Lifetime Achievement Award.


In 2004 he was rumored to be fired from the “Mirror”.