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Matthew Jay Povich


Facts of Matthew Jay Povich

Full NameMatthew Jay Povich
First NameMatthew
Middle NameJay
Last NamePovich
ProfessionCelebrity Kid
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameMaury Povich
Father ProfessionTelevision Personality
Mother NameConnie Chung
Mother ProfessionJournalist
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusSingle
SibilingsSusan Anne and Amy Joyce Povich
Networth$250 k

Matthew Jay Povich is well known for being the adopted son of well-known television presenter  Maury Povich and Connie Chung.

His Father, A Super successful Man

Maury Povich's full name Maurice Richard Povich is an American television personality. He came to prominence after hosting the show named tabloid talk show ‘Maury.’ 

He was born on 17 January 1939 in Washington, D.C, United States. He is from a Jewish family

He gained a degree in television journalism from the University of Pennsylvania in 1962.

Adoption Decision Made By His Parents

They were planning for the baby after getting married. She had conceived also but she had to suffer from miscarriage. 

After that, she was unable to conceive for many years.

 So the couple decided to adopt a child.

 They adopted Matthew Jay Povich in 1995. They haven’t disclosed the exact birthday of him and his biological parents till the date.

 He was raised by them more than their child. He loves his parents so much.

His Journalist Mother

Connie Chung full name Constance Yu-Hwa Chung is an American journalist. She was the tenth child of her parents. Her parents were migrated from China.

 She gained a degree in journalism at the University of Maryland, College Park in 1969

She became famous after appearing as reporter and news anchor in several prestigious news channels such as CNN, CBS, ABC, and many more.

His Parents Married Life

Connie Chung is a second wife of Maury Povich. His first wife's name is Phyllis Minkoff. They got married on 26 August 1962 and got divorced in 1979.

 They have two children together. 

His parents met for the first time while working in WTTG in 1969. After his first marriage dissolved, he began dating her.

 They got married on 2 December 1984 after several years of dating with each other. 

They are still together and spending their blissful marital life together. 

Matthew Jay Povich Parents
Matthew Jay Povich Parents Source: Pinterest

Married Or Single?

He was not married yet. There is no news in the media about his girlfriend and dating. 

He might be single and focusing on his career rather than involving in love affairs. 

It might be possible that he is dating someone and doesn’t want to disclose his wife to be named so soon. 

He prefers to keep his personal life private. So it’s hard to predict anything about him.

Net Worth, Jaw Dropping

According to a bio, his net worth is $250,000 and his salary also in hefty amount. There is no detail about his career right now.

Parents Net Worth And How They Earned It?

His parent’s fortune is jaw dropping. His father's fortune is 60 million dollars, and his annual salary is 14 million dollars

He manages to earn that sum of money from his long career in television. He began his career from the radio after his graduation. 

 He worked as a news reporter, anchor and sportscaster for several popular news channels. 

He began his hosting talk show named ‘Maury’ in 199. In 2017, he completed 1200 episodes of that show. 

 In 2017, he became an investor of the Washington Dc bar and restaurant.

His mother has a net worth 15 million dollars. She also earns that sum of money from her long career in a television channel. She has also worked as a visiting professor of Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. 

She has also appeared in television series and films such as MadTV, Murphy Brown, Scream3, and many more.

 She is also well known for her fantastic interview style. Her interview style is softer in comparison to another journalist.  She was the first journalist who took the interview of Earvin Johnson, a basketball player after he announces he was HIV-Positive. 

She was the judge for Miss Universe 2011.

Some other famous journalists and their wealth are as shown below.

Anderson Copper full name Anderson Hays Copper is an American journalist. He was born on 3 June 1967 in New York, United States. His fortune is 100 million dollars.

Sean Hannity, full name Sean Patrick Hannity is an American journalist. He was born on 30 December 1969 in New York, United States. His wealth is 250 million dollars.

James May full name James Daniel May is a British Journalist. He was born on 16 January 1963 in Bristol, England. his fortune is around 25 million dollars.

NameFull nameNet Worth (dollars)
Anderson CopperAnderson Hays Copper100 million
Sean HannitySean Patrick Hannity250 million
James MayJames Daniel May25 million


  1. His exact birthday is not available on his wiki sites. So it’s hard to say his precise age right now.
  2. He is an American by nationality.
  3. He has two siblings, Susan Anne and Amy Joyce Povich. His sister Amy is married to physician and author David Agus.

Please stay tuned to for more awesome biographies. 

Updated On Fri Aug 19 2022 Published On Mon Jan 20 2020 By paper-boat

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