Larry King Net Worth

April 20, 2023
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Lawrence Leibel Harvey Zeiger, commonly known as Larry King, is a famous American actor, television and radio personality, journalist, as well as a talk show host. To the audience, Larry King is perhaps best known as the host of a popular talk show called “Larry King Live”, which aired on CNN from 1985 until 2010. Over the years, “Larry King Live” was one of the most watched television shows on the CNN network, as it had a nightly average of 1 million viewers. The show, which included many interviews and call-ins, usually covered such topics as politics, paranormal occurrences, as well as celebrity talks, including featured guest appearances from Oprah Winfrey, Ryan Seacrest, Dr. Phil, Kathy Griffin, Donald Trump, and Jimmy Kimmel to name a few.


Larry King Net Worth $150 Million

After over 6 120 episodes, “Larry King Live” was taken off air and replaced by “Piers Morgan Tonight”, which is hosted by a popular British journalist Piers Morgan. However, soon after the cancellation of “Larry King Live”, Larry King came out with a new talk show web series called “Larry King Now”, which debuted online in 2012. “Larry King Now” can be seen on line on “Hulu” network, as well as “RT” and “Ora TV”. The latter production studio and television network was established by Larry King and Carlos Slim that same year. A famous talk show host, how rich is Larry King? Sources state that Larry King’s net worth is estimated to be $150 million. Larry King has managed to accumulate most of his net worth and wealth due to his many appearances on television screens.

Larry King was born in 1933, in Brooklyn, New York. King’s childhood was largely affected by the death of his father, Edward Jonaton Zeiger. Even though he was apathetic towards high school, he eventually graduated from it and went on to help his mother financially. Since he always desired to work in radio, when the opportunity presented itself, King took off to Miami, Florida, where after several drawbacks he landed a job at the local radio station. Over the years, Larry King has worked at the WIOD station, and was even a color commentator of the “Miami Dolphins” football team, which granted him even more public exposure. As a result of this, King landed a job on national radio, where he had his own afternoon show. Soon afterwards, King joined the CNN network, where he debuted with the “Larry King Live” show. In addition to hosting his own series, Larry King has made other on screen appearances, featuring on such shows as “Gravity Falls” created by Alex Hirsch, and “30 Rock” with Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan and Alec Baldwin, as well as films like “Bee Movie” where he voiced one of the characters, and a supernatural comedy film called “Ghostbusters” with Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis. Larry King’s contributions to television have been acknowledged with a Peabody Award, Scopus Award, and induction into the National Radio Hall of Fame.

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