Matthew Jay Povich Biography, Age, Family, Net worth, Career

Who is Matthew Jay Povich? 

Matthew Jay Povich is an American media personality and celebrity family member, well-known for being the adopted son of Maury Povich. Maurey Povich is an American retired TV personality and commentator known for his contributions to the media industry between 1962 and 2022. He is known for hosting the renowned tabloid talk show, “Maurey.”

Maurey Povich was born Maurice Richard Povich on January 17, 1939, in Washington DC, the United States of America, and is 85 years old. He was raised by his parents, Shirley Povich and Ethyl Friedman, alongside his two siblings: Lynn Povich and David Povich. As it is, he started his career in the media industry in 1962 at 23 and was actively involved in the business for six decades — he is now retired. 

Notably, Maurey Povich obtained his university education at the University of Pennsylvania. Also, he was married twice: he got married to his first wife, Phyllis Minkoff (married between 1962 and 1979), and is currently married to his second wife, Connie Chung (married in 1984). 

Side note: Maurice Richard Povich stands 1.8 meters tall. Then again, he is the author of the famous book: Current Affairs: A Life on the Edge. In this article, I will share Matthew Jay Povich’s biography, career, wife, family, parents, Siblings, age, net worth, and a few other interesting things you probably didn’t know about him. Before we continue, let’s take a quick look at his profile.

Profile summary

NameMatthew Jay Povich
Age30 years
Date of birth1994

Matthew Jay Povich Biography

Matthew Jay Povich was born on an undisclosed date and month in 1994 in his home country, the United States of America. His now-parents, Maury Povich and Connie Chung, adopted him on June 19, 1995. He is now 30 years old and was raised with two siblings: Susan Anne Povich and Amy Povich. 

And speaking of siblings, Shirley Povich, William Ling Chung, Margaret Ma, and Ethyl Friedman are the names of his grandparents. Otherwise, Nathan Povich is the name of his great-grandfather. That said: Matthew Jay Povich has white skin color, holds American citizenship by birth, and belongs to the White ethnic group. 

More so, he stands six feet above the ground and weighs 80 kilograms. Matthew has a white ethnic background and short black hair, and a pair of brown eyes. 

Matthew Jay Povich Education

Matthew Jay Povich obtained his elementary graduate certification and high school diploma from schools in Washington, DC. Unfortunately, no information has confirmed whether or not he is a university graduate. 

Similarly, no reports have been able to confirm his career and or job description. Otherwise, we gathered that his parents are media professionals. And while we have already looked at his father’s (Maurey Povich’s) professional career, his mother, Connie Chung, is a known American TV news reporter and news anchor. She has worked with renowned news and media companies such as ABC, NBC, CNN, MSNBC, CBS, and a handful of others. 

Matthew Jay Povich Family

As we pointed out earlier, Maurice Richard Povich, now known as Maurey Povich, is his father’s name, and Connie Chung is his mother’s. He has two uncles: Lynn Povich, and David Povich and two siblings: Susan Anne Povich and Amy Povich.

Matthew Jay Povich and his family
Matthew Jay Povich and his family

Jay Povich has kept details about his marital and romantic life away from the spotlight. Because of this, we could not ascertain his current marital status: whether or not he is married or single is unknown. 

Matthew Jay Povich Net worth 

Matthew Jay Povich does not have an estimated net worth. However, his father, Maurey Povich, has an estimated net worth of about $60 to $80 million, while his mother, Connie Chung, has an estimated net worth of about $15 million. 

Side note: his mother was born on August 20, 1946, in Washington, DC, USA, and is 76 years old. She is a graduate of the prestigious University of Maryland. 

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