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Matthew Jay Povich: Maury Povich and Connie Chung’s son’s Wiki: Age, Gay, Job, Net Worth

Matthew Jay Povich’s Wiki and Age

Matthew Jay Povich was born in 1995 in the USA, which means that he is around 22 or 23 years old and his nationality is American. However, as his exact birthday isn’t available, his zodiac sign remains unknown as well, partly because Matthew is best known as the adopted son of Maury Povich and Connie Chung, both acclaimed and successful American journalists.

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Is He Gay?

Matthew doesn’t share the information regarding his relationship status, which has led some to believe that he might be gay. However, he hasn’t revealed anything regarding his sexual orientation.

Net Worth

So just how rich is Matthew Jay Povich as of late 2018? According to authoritative sources, Povich has net worth of over $1 million, accumulated from bequests given by his mom who has a net worth of over $15 million, whereas his dad has a net worth of over $60 million, both accumulated from their career in journalism. He hasn’t revealed any information regarding assets such as houses and cars, but being a son of two acclaimed journalists means that Povich had a stable upbringing finance-wise.

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Ethnicity and Background

When it comes to Matthew’s ethnicity, he is Caucasian and has dark hair and dark eyes. Reportedly, Matthew was adopted in 1995, and the identity of his biological parents has never been revealed, but it seems as if he had a joyful upbringing. He has two sisters, Susan Anne and Amy Joyce Povich from his father’s first marriage to Phyllis Minkoff.

Social Media

Unfortunately, Povich isn’t active on any social media, which makes it harder for his fans to get in touch with him. However, his father and mother are both active on Twitter, followed by 91,000 people and his latest posts include a response to Kyle Griffin, who said “It’s like an episode of “Maury,'” one former Trump aide observed to POLITICO as the White House spectacle unfolded over the last 12 hours. The only thing that’s missing is a paternity test.” Maury responded to this saying “I’m going to have to pass on this, but may I recommend my friends at @SpringerTV.” He often jokingly promotes the latest episodes of his show, “Maury” and has recently tweeted a quote from one episode “Your baby is too white… I can’t be her real father! Wednesday on Maury! …”

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Maury Povich Instagram

In addition to being active on Twitter, Maury is active on Instagram as well, followed by 170,000 people on that social media. He often shares photos from his private life, but also uses his account to promote his series. He has recently shared a photo of himself from an appearance with Kit Hoover.

Maury Povich Career

Maury made his debut in 1980 in “People Are Talking” and followed by briefly appearing in “Hour Magazine”, “The Arsenio Hall Show”, “The Pat Sajak Show” and “Saturday Night Live”. However, he is best known as the host of “Maury”, which he began hosting in 1991 and which is still airing as of today. The mentioned series follows Povich as he deals with issues such as infidelity, teen pregnancy, illnesses, paternity tests, domestic violence and others. When filming of the episodes is over, Povich often contacts the participants and checks out on them and their progress, which he shows in the series as well as on his website. As of the most recent past, the most common topic covered in “Maury” is paternity testing and lie-detector testing.

Mother Connie Chung

Matthew’s adoptive mother, Constance Chung was born on 20 August 1946 in Washington DC, and is best known as an American journalist who has worked for networks such as CNN, ABC, NBC, MSNBC and CBS. During her career, Connie has interviewed people such as Claus von  Bülow, Gary Condit, and Magic Johnson as he opened up about being HIV-positive. As of 1993, Chung was the second female to work as a co-anchor of CBS Evening News, however, she was removed in 1995.

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Connie Chung Career

Connie made her debut in “ABC World News Tonight with David Muir” and followed by appearing briefly in “NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt” in 1970, then went on to work on projects such as “American Almanac”, “Hour Magazine”, “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson” and “The Arsenio Hall Show”. When it comes to Chung’s career in the ‘90s, she was the host of “Eye to Eye with Connie Chung” and appeared in several minor projects too, such as “The Rosie O’Donnell Show”, “ABC 2000: The Millennium” and “20/20”.  To conclude, Chung has had almost 50 gigs in the mentioned field, which allowed her to make a name for herself and be able to gain more exposure in the media.

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Acting Career

Besides working as a journalist and TV personality, Chung has briefly acted, making her debut in “Murphy Brown” in 1989, appearing in “House of Cards” in 2017, and “Fresh Off the Boat” in 2018, meaning that she has had three gigs in total in the mentioned field.

News

Connie has recently spoken about being sexually harassed decades back. She wrote “The exact date and year are fuzzy. But details of the event are vivid — forever seared in my memory. “Am I sure who did it? Oh yes, 100 percent.” Her emotional letter was published on The Washington Post.

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