Maury Povich

by stlucas on February 17, 2017

Birth Name: Maurice Richard Povich

Place of Birth: Washington, D.C., U.S.

Date of Birth: January 17, 1939

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Maury Povich is an American television presenter.

He was born in Washington, D.C., the son of Shirley Lewis Povich and Ethyl (Friedman). He has a sister, Lynn, and a brother, David.

Maury’s paternal grandparents were Nathan Povich and Rosa Orlovich. They hailed from Lithuania.

Maury’s mother, Ethyl, was originally from Radom, Poland, to Jewish parents, and moved to the U.S. with her family at the age of three.

Maury is married to Chinese-American journalist Connie Chung.


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