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Larry King Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Larry King Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 68 kg
Date of Birth November 19, 1933
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Date of Death January 23, 2021

Larry King was an iconic American radio host, spokesman, and television host who achieved massive popularity with his talk show, Larry King Live (1985-2010). He had more than 3 million followers on Twitter, more than 100k followers on Instagram, more than 400k followers on Facebook, and more than 500k subscribers on YouTube.

Born Name

Lawrence Harvey Zeiger

Nick Name

Larry King

Larry King as seen in 2017
Larry King as seen in 2017 (Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)


Larry was born on November 19, 1933.


He passed away on January 23, 2021, at the age of 87 years due to sepsis. He was also hospitalized in Los Angeles after testing positive for COVID-19 in late December 2020.

Sun Sign


Born Place

New York City, New York, United States





Television Host, Radio Host, Spokesman




5 ft 9 in or 175 cm


68 kg or 150 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Larry had dated –

  1. Freda Miller (1952-1953) – Married in 1952; annulled in 1953.
  2. Rhonda Shear
  3. Annette Kaye (1960-1961) – Married; fathered a son named Larry King Jr. (b. November 1961).
  4. Gloria Leonard
  5. Alene Akins (1961-1963; 1967-1972) – Married twice; father of son Andy King and daughter Chaia King (1969-2020).
  6. Mickey Stuphin (1963) – Married
  7. Sally Kellerman
  8. Sharon Lepore (1976-1983) – Married
  9. Angie Dickinson
  10. Julie Alexander (1989-1992) – Married
  11. Cyndy Garvey (1989-1997)
  12. Rama Fox (1992-1995)
  13. Deanna Lund (1995-1996)
  14. Tiffany Million (1997)
  15. Shawn Southwick (1997-2019) – Married from September 5, 1997, until 2019; father of sons Chance King (b. March 9, 1999) and Cannon King (b. May 22, 2000).
Larry King as seen with his wife Shawn Southwick in 2014
Larry King as seen with his former wife Shawn Southwick in 2014 (Neon Tommy / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity


He had Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry.

Hair Color


However, his hair had turned ‘Gray’ due to his advanced age.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Often wore suspenders


In 2005, he described himself as a ‘Jewish agnostic’.

However, in 2015, he said, he was a full atheist.

Later, in 2017, he said,

“I love being Jewish, am proud of my Jewishness, and I love Israel.”

Larry King as seen at the Annual Peabody Awards Luncheon in 2011
Larry King as seen at the Annual Peabody Awards Luncheon in 2011 (Peabody Awards / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0)

Larry King Facts

  1. He changed his last name from Zeiger to King because the former sounded too Jewish.
  2. Larry was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame in 1989.
  3. He is best remembered for interviewing the likes of Jerry Seinfeld, Marlon Brando, Donald Trump, Frank Sinatra, Elizabeth Taylor, Paris Hilton, Al Gore and Ross Perot, Lady Gaga, etc.
  4. He was a fan of the baseball team Brooklyn Dodgers which later became known as the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Featured Image by Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

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