Larry King passed away on Saturday, January 23. He was 87 at the time of his death. But who is Larry’s wife? Here’s a look at his eight marriages with seven women!
The news of Larry’s death was confirmed by his son Chance. “With profound sadness, Ora Media announces the death of our co-founder, host, and friend Larry King, who passed away this morning at age 87 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles,” the statement read. “For 63 years and across the platforms of radio, television and digital media, Larry’s many thousands of interviews, awards, and global acclaim stand as a testament to his unique and lasting talent as a broadcaster.” No cause of death was given.
Who is Larry King’s wife?
Larry King’s last marriage was with Shawn Southwick. The pair got married in 1997, and their relationship lasted for 22 years. Things started to crumble when Shawn’s cheating allegations surfaced online. They decided to part their ways in 2008.
The outlets alleged Shawn was having an affair with one of their son’s baseball coaches. Shawn admitted to these allegations soon after. Despite these problems, Larry and Shawn rekindled their romance some months later. The couple managed to stay together for a couple of years more. During this time, other cheating allegations of Shawn kept surfacing online.
Finally, Larry decided to take matters into his hand as he filed for a divorce in 2019. He cited “irreconcilable differences” as the reason.
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Who are Larry King’s other wives?
Larry King has not been lucky when it comes to relationships. Larry married his high school sweetheart Freda Miller when he was 18. The pair were married for a year and got their marriage annulled soon after. Larry’s parents didn’t approve of the relationship.
Later, Larry briefly married Annette Kaye. Their relationship did not gather a lot of attention as it did not last that long. Larry had one son through this marriage. Larry then got married to Playboy bunny Alene Akins. However, their relationship also ended as the pair got a divorce after three years.
In 1964, Larry married Mickey Sutphin. Their relationship was also kept private as the pair only lasted for two years. The reason for their split is unknown. Following this, Larry remarried Alene, but their relationship did not survive again, and they parted ways. Despite this, Larry did not give up on love as he married again. This time, he married a teacher named Sharon Lepore.
Their relationship only lasted for seven years. After being heartbroken so many times, Larry decided to give love another shot as he married a businesswoman named Julie Alexander. The relationship met the same fate as their marriage lasted for three years.