Maury Povich

Povich in 2016, photo by kathclick/

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 the host of the show Maury from 1991 to 2022.

Maury is the son of Ethyl (Friedman) and Shirley Lewis Povich. He has a sister, Lynn, and a brother, David. His family is Jewish. His paternal grandparents were from Lithuania. His mother was born in Radom, Poland, and moved to the U.S. with her family at the age of three.

Maury is married to Chinese-American journalist Connie Chung. Connie is a convert to Judaism.

Maury’s paternal grandfather was named Nathan Povich.

Maury’s paternal grandmother was named Rosa Orlovich.


Genealogy of Maury Povich (focusing on his father’s side) –

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