Matthew Jay Povich is well-known as the son of Maury Povich and Connie Chung renowned American journalist couple. But he is the adopted child of the couple.
Matthew Jay Povich Age, Biological Parents
Well, Matthew Jay Povich hasn’t mentioned his birth of date. But by looking into his picture, Matthew age might be in the late 40s. He is the adopted son of parents Maury Povich and Connie Chung. Having American nationality, Matthew is of mixed ethnicity.
In June 1995, he was adopted as per the reports. There are no reports regarding his biological parents. Also, he has two siblings sisters Susan Anne Povich, and Amy Povich. His uncle name is David Povich. His grandparents were William Ling Chung, Shirley Povich, Ethyl Friedman, and Margaret Mah.
Why Maury Povich and His wife Connie Chung Adoption Decision?
After their marriage, the couple was planning for the baby. Connie had conceived but she had to suffer from miscarriage. Then she was unable to conceive for many years. After that, the duo decided to adopt a child.
In the year 1995, they adopted Matthew Jay Povich and didn’t disclosed the exact birthday of him and his biological parents till the date. Maury and Connie raised him by providing much needy love and care.
Matthew Jay Povich’s Mother Connie Hails From China
Well, Matthew’s mother Chung is the youngest of ten children born to her Chinese parents. He father Ling Chung had worked as an intelligence officer in the Chinese Nationalist Government. Less than a year after Connie’s birth, he moved to Washington D.C.
Her five sisters died during wartime in China so they moved to USA. She completed her high school education from Montgomery Blair High School located in Silver Spring, Maryland. Then she enrolled at University of Maryland located in College Park, Maryland. In the year 1969, she received her bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University.
Matthew mother Chung has been an anchor and reporter for the US television news networks NBC, CBS, ABC, CNN, and MSNBC. Connie some of the popular interview subjects include Claus von Bulow, US Representative Gary Condit, whom Chung interviewed first after the Chandra Levy disappearance, and basketball legend Magic Johnson after he went public about being HIV-positive.
She became only the second woman to co-anchor a network newscast as part of CBS Evening News in the year 1993. Then she was removed as CBS Evening News co-anchor in 1995 after a controversial interview with a fireman.
Is Matthew Jay Povich Married?
Matthew Jay Povich is a private person who might be married person. But without any official information we can’t say anything regarding his personal life.
With lack of information on his personal life, many people though he might be gay. But Matthew prefers to keep his personal life private. So we can’t predict anything about him without ant official information.
Matthew Jay Povich Parents Married Life & Relationship
His mother Connie Chung is the 2nd wife of Maury Povich. Maury was previously married to his first wife Phyllis Minkoff. The former lover got married on 26 August 1962 and got divorced in 1979. Also, they became parents of two daughter Susan Anne Povich, and Amy Povich.
They met for the first time while working in WTTG in the year1969. Connie and Maury began dating after his first marriage dissolved. Before their marriage, the dated for several years. On 2 December 1984, Maury and Connie got married. Since than they are living a blissful married life together.
What’s Matthew Jay Povich Net Worth?
As per reports, Matthew Jay Povich has net worth of over $1 Million, collected from bequests given by his mom. His mother Connie Chung has an estimated net worth of $80 Million.
Matthew father Maury Povich has an estimated net worth of $80 Million as well. Also, he has been earning salary of $14 Million as mentioned by celebrity net worth. He earned impressive salary of $13 Million per year for hosting the show “Maury” is NBCUniversal Television.
What Does Matthew Jay Povich Do For a Living?
Well, Matthew Jay Povich hasn’t mentioned his career details who just rose to popularity as a son of Maury Povich and Connie Chung renowned American journalist couple. But he might be engaged in some sort of profession for a living.
His father Maury Povich is well-known for hosting the tabloid talk show Maury. This American television personality intitially started his career as a radio reporter at WWDC.
He gained national fame as the host of tabloid infotainment TV show A Current Affair, based at Fox’s New York flagship station WNYW in the late 1980s. In the year 1991 he co-produced his own show The Maury Povich Show, which in 1998 was rebranded as Maury.