Maury Povich Net Worth

Maury Povich Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Maury Povich net worth is
$45 Million

Maury Povich Wiki Biography

Maurice Richard Povich, commonly known as Maury Povich, is a famous American journalist, talk show host, actor, film producer, as well as a television anchor. To the public, Maury Povich is perhaps best known as the host of the popular talk show called “Maury”. The show premiered on television screens in 1991, and has aired for 22 seasons so far. With the focus on relevant topics, “Maury” usually explores numerous issues, such as domestic violence, teenage pregnancy, bullying, various uncommon illnesses and many others. Over the years, “Maury” became best known for its paternity tests, as well as polygraph tests. Even though the show has been often criticized for exploiting serious issues for the sake of entertainment, “Maury” managed to maintain high enough ratings to air 2,640 episodes up to date.

Maury Povich Net Worth $45 Million

In addition to numerous episodes aired on screens, “Maury” inspired the release of another tabloid talk show under the name of “The Trisha Goddard Show”. Hosted by Trisha Goddard, the show debuted on television in 2012, and aired two seasons before it was cancelled. Aside from “The Trisha Goddard Show”, “Maury” is also credited with inspiring the release of “Paternity Court”, a court show presented by Lauren Lake.

A well-known television talk show host, how rich is Maury Povich? Sources state that Maury Povich’s net worth is estimated to be $45 million, undoubtedly most of which comes from his on-screen appearances.

Maury Povich was born in 1949, in Washington, DC. As a teenager, Maury Povich attended the Landon School, and later enrolled in the University of Pennsylvania, from which he graduated with a BA in television journalism. Prior to becoming a talk show host, Maury Povich worked as a television news anchor. He initially worked at the Washington DC radio and television station, before moving on to host “Panorama”, a talk show, which gained him a lot of public exposure and acclaim. After leaving “Panorama”, Maury Povich received numerous job offers and opportunities to work in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles. Povich’s major breakthrough came in 1986, when he was asked to host a television news magazine called “A Current Affair”. Over the years, the show established itself as an entertaining source of information, and was largely praised by critics and viewers. Maury Povich hosted the series from 1986 until 1990.

Shortly after leaving the show, Povich launched his own show entitled “The Maury Povich Show”, which was later renamed to “Maury”. It was with “Maury” that Povich finally made a name for himself in the television industry. Aside from “Maury”,

Povich has also made numerous on screen appearances, including the “How I Met Your Mother” show, Tyler Perry’s comedy “Madea’s Big Happy Family” starring Perry, Loretta Devine and Bow Wow, the game show entitled “Twenty One”, as well as the talk show, which he co-hosted with his wife Connie Chung called “Weekends with Maury and Connie”.

A well-known talk show host, Maury Povich has an estimated net worth of $45 million.

Full NameMaury Povich
Net Worth$45 Million
Salary$13 million
Date Of BirthJanuary 17, 1939
Place Of BirthWashington, D.C., United States
Height6 ft (1.85 m)
ProfessionJournalist, Newscaster, Talk show host, Actor, Film Producer, Author
EducationLandon School, University of Pennsylvania
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseConnie Chung (m. 1984), Phyllis Minkoff (m. 1962–1979)
ChildrenAmy Povich, Matthew Jay Povich, Susan Povich
ParentsEthyl Friedman, Shirley Povich
SiblingsLynn Povich, David Povich
NicknamesMaurice Richard Povich , Maurice Richard "Maury" Povich , Maurice R. Povich
AwardsDaytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Hairstyling
NominationsGLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Talk Show Episode, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Makeup, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Technical Team, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lighting Direction, 182. Episode 182, 181. Episode 181, 180. Episode 180, 182. Episode 182, 181. Episode 181, 180. Epi...
1Paternity show tests
The Maury Povich Show (1991)$7,000,000 /year + profit participation (2007)
1Has served as President of the New York chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
2Graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in television journalism.
3Met his future wife, Connie Chung, in 1968 at the local TV station in Washington, D.C. (WTTN), where she was a secretary and he was an anchorman.
4Owns his own production company, MoPo Productions, Inc.
5His talk show was distributed by Paramount Pictures Corporation, but is now being distributed by NBC Universal Television Group.
6Matthew, his son with Connie Chung is adopted, he also has two adult daughters from a previous marriage.
7He hosted the TV special The Michael Jackson Interview: The Footage You Were Never Meant to See (2003).
8Son of Shirley Povich.


Black-ish2015TV SeriesMaury Povich
Looking Forward2012VideoMaury Povich
Madea's Big Happy Family2011Maury Povich
How I Met Your Mother2010TV SeriesMaury Povich
30 Rock2007TV SeriesMaury Povich
Wings1991TV SeriesShow Host
A Current Affair1986TV SeriesHost (1986-1990)
The Imagemaker1986Talk-Show Host


Mornings with Shirley Povich: A Century of Writing Sports2005TV Movie documentary executive producer
Twin Towers2003Short executive producer
Maury1991TV Series executive producer


The Greatest Game Ever Played2008TV Movie courtesy
The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg1998Documentary funding generously provided by - as Maurice R. Povich


Maury1991-2016TV SeriesHimself - Host / Himself
Access Hollywood2016TV SeriesHimself
The View2005-2016TV SeriesHimself
WGN Morning News2016TV SeriesHimself
The Jack and Triumph Show2015TV SeriesHimself
The Meredith Vieira Show2015TV SeriesHimself
Watch What Happens: Live2014TV SeriesHimself
Trisha2012-2014TV SeriesHimself
Very Mallory2013TV SeriesHimself
The Wendy Williams Show2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Big Morning Buzz Live2013TV SeriesHimself
Good Morning America2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Soup2010TV SeriesHimself
Paula's Party2008TV SeriesHimself
17th Annual American Century Championship2006TV Mini-SeriesHimself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2004-2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Today2006TV SeriesHimself
16th Annual American Century Championship2005TV Mini-SeriesHimself
48th Annual New York Emmy Awards2005TV Movie documentaryHimself - Host
The 31st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2004TV SpecialHimself
The Michael Jackson Interview: The Footage You Were Never Meant to See2003TV Movie documentaryHimself - Host
The Education of Max Bickford2002TV SeriesHimself
The Making and Meaning of 'We Are Family'2002DocumentaryHimself
15 Minutes of True Tabloid Stars2001Video documentary shortHimself
The Swinger2001Himself
Jenny Jones2001TV SeriesHimself
Hollywood Squares2001TV SeriesHimself
This Hour Has 22 Minutes2000TV SeriesHimself
The Howard Stern Radio Show2000TV SeriesHimself
Twenty One2000TV SeriesHost
The Daily Show1998-1999TV SeriesHimself
Opening the Lost Tombs: Live from Egypt1999TV Movie documentaryHimself - Host
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1999TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1993-1999TV SeriesHimself
Celebrity Profile1998TV Series documentaryHimself
NY TV: By the People Who Made It - Part I & II1998TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg1998DocumentaryHimself - interviewee (uncredited)
Talked to Death1997TV Movie documentaryHimself
Lauren Hutton and...1995TV SeriesHimself
Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?1992-1994TV SeriesHimself
Dream On1993-1994TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1993-1994TV SeriesHimself
The Howard Stern Interview1993TV SeriesHimself
The Howard Stern Show1992TV SeriesHimself
One on One with John Tesh1991TV SeriesHimself
Into the Night1991TV SeriesHimself
Happy Birthday, Bugs!: 50 Looney Years1990TV Movie documentaryHimself
Late Night with David Letterman1990TV SeriesHimself
Saturday Night Live1990TV SeriesHimself
The Preppie Murder1989TV MovieHimself (uncredited)
The Pat Sajak Show1989TV SeriesHimself
The Arsenio Hall Show1989TV SeriesHimself
Fox News1987TV SeriesN.Y. Anchor (1987)
Hour Magazine1987TV SeriesHimself
People Are Talking1980/IITV SeriesHimself - Host

Archive Footage

Smash His Camera2010DocumentaryHimself
Curb Your Enthusiasm2001TV SeriesHimself
Man of the Year1995Himself (uncredited)

Known for movies

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