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Lara Spencer Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Lara Spencer Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9¾ in
Weight 62 kg
Date of Birth June 19, 1969
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Spouse Rick McVey

Lara Spencer is an American TV presenter, author, and producer known for being the co-anchor of Good Morning America. She has been active since 1999 and has been associated with the GMA team. Lara is a wonderful presenter and an interesting personality. She has appeared on numerous shows such as Gary Unmarried, Ron Russell’s Set the Record Straight, and Entertainment Tonight. She has a huge social media fan base with more than 400k followers on Instagram and more than 300k followers on Twitter.

Born Name

Lara Christine Von Seelen

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Lara Spencer at Washington Hilton in May 2014
Lara Spencer at Washington Hilton in May 2014 (Yahoo / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

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Born Place

Garden City, Long Island, New York, United States


1961 Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States





She attended Garden City High School and graduated in 1987. She later went to Pennsylvania State University and graduated in 1991 in Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism


TV Presenter


  • Father – Richard von Seelen (Retired as the president of the North American division of Pringle of Scotland)
  • Mother – Carolyn


Lara Spencer is represented by William Morris Endeavor.




5 ft 9¾ in or 177 cm


62 kg or 136.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Lara Spencer has dated –

  1. David Haffenreffer (1999-2015) – She started dating real estate broker David Haffenreffer in 1999. After dating for almost a year, the couple got married on September 30, 2000. The couple was married for almost 15 years before their divorce was finalized in June 2015. They have 2 kids together named David and Katherine Paige.
  2. Rick McVey (2016-Present) – Spencer later started dating Rick McVey, a 60-year-old businessman in 2016. The duo was engaged for almost 7 months before they tied the knot on September 1, 2018.
Lara Spencer as seen in January 2011
Lara Spencer as seen in January 2011 (Nan Palmero / Flickr / CC BY-2.0)

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Distinctive Features

  • Attractive smile
  • Her way of talking is very engaging.
Lara Spencer as seen in April 2011
Lara Spencer as seen in April 2011 (Cristopher Lapp / Bender Media / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Best Known For

Being a well-known TV presenter and for her work as a co-anchor for ABC’s Good Morning America

First TV Show

She made her TV show debut on Antiques Roadshow in January 2004.

Lara Spencer Favorite Things

  • Food – Bar Pizza from Eddie’s Pizza, New York
  • Sport – Tennis
  • Books – Everybody’s Got Something

Source –, Shape, ABC

Lara Spencer in an Instagram post as seen in June 2019
Lara Spencer in an Instagram post as seen in June 2019 (Lara Spencer / Instagram)

Lara Spencer Facts

  1. She has 3 dogs named Harry, Dandy, and Coco.
  2. Lara has been a diver in her high school days. Also, her expertise could be measured on the scale of her national ranking as an All-American diver. She was also honored in her college days for the same.
  3. Lara was also a good athlete and had participated in many competitions in her high school days. She got her scholarship at Penn State University on the base of her athletic skills.
  4. Lara has a passion for making new things out of old things and her project Flea Market Flip is a reflection of the same.
  5. She is a host as well as the producer for her project Flea Market Flip.
  6. She started her career as a volunteer with the NBC page program.
  7. Lara is also the author of I Brake for Yard Sales which was published in April 2012. After the success of her book, she also produced a TV Movie of the same name.
  8. She has 3 stepchildren also.
  9. She can be followed on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Featured Image by Cristopher Lapp / Bender Media / CC BY-SA 3.0

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