In this world, there is this system or rule where your name comes in highlight and you become popular “if you are born as a child of well-known personalities.” There are many star kids, but in this article, we will be talking about the son of a famous American television personality and journalist couple Maurice “Maury” Richard Povich and Connie Chung Matthew Jay Povich.
The couple has been one of the most famous and well-known Journalists for more than decades now but regarding their personal information and mostly about their children they have been keeping it very private so there is not much information available but we will uncover all the facts we have on their son Matthew.
Adopted Son of Maury Povich & Connie Chung
There is no information about his exact birth date and besides, he is the adopted son of Richard Povich and Connie Chung. As the information available on the internet suggest that Matthew was adopted in June 1995. Matthew is the only son or child of Maury and Connie.
Maury married Connie after around five years of his divorce from his first wife Phyllis Minkoff. As per the reports Connie was around thirty when she married Maury in 1984.
At first, they did not plan to have a child but when Connie was in her 40s’ she wanted to become a mother but even after trying several times she could not become pregnant so they decided to adopt a baby and eventually adopted Matthew.
Does Matthew Have Siblings?
As Matthew was adopted there is no information available if his biological parents have other children but he is the only child of his adopted parents Maury and Connie.
Matthew does have two half-sisters named Susan Anne and Amy Joyce Povich. As mentioned above Maury was married to Phyllis Minkoff from 1962 to 1979 before marrying Connie and Susan and Amy are obviously daughters of Maury and Phyllis also according to the reports their daughter Amy is married to David Agus who is a physician as well as an author.
Is Matthew Gay?
Since nor Matthew or his parents have shared any information regarding his love life or relationship status, some people have started questioning his gender identity and saying he is gay but they have not shared information if he is gay or not as they keep their personal life private.
Rumors and Tabloids about Maury Being Matthew’s Biological Father
Even though Matthew is clearly the adopted son of Maury and Connie there are rumors and tabloids on the internet that connects Maury and Matthew and the rumors state that Maury is or could be the biological father of Matthew. All those rumors started after the professional blogger Mark Satterfield was not pleased with the reliability of paternity tests which was shown on the show and made fun of on the website called Empire News.
After which Mark was eventually asked to host the show where Maury’s paternity to his son Matthew was to be determined. The proposal was accepted by Mark, and Maury was designated as Matthew’s biological father.
But the people did not get that it was just a parody and started thinking that Maury is indeed the biological father of Matthew but it is nothing like that, Matthew is the adopted son of Maury and Connie so don’t go assuming Maury is Matthew’s biological father.
If you are thinking of his biological mother then you are mistaken as there is no information available regarding his biological parents but talking about we are talking about his adoptive mother Connie Chung.
Connie was born in China and she is Chinese, among the ten children of her parents she is the youngest of all. Her father’s name is Ling Chung and he used to be an intelligence officer in China. There is no information about her mother. Half a year after Connie was born her father moved to Washington D.C. The United States.
Connie went to Montgomery Blair High School and after graduating from high school she went to the University of Maryland for further studies and in 1969 she graduated from the university with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.
As per the reports during the wartime in China Connie lost her five sisters.
The Maury Show
In 1991 Maury started his own show titled “The Maury Povich Show” but later it was renamed as “The Maury Show”. The 82 years old has been running the show for more than two decades now.
The show covers all the news related to sexual infidelity, teenage pregnancy, bullying, domestic violence, paternity test result, and others. From 2008, the show exhibited its most common themes as paternity tests and lie detectors.
How Much Does Matthew Earn? (His Net Worth)
There is no information regarding how much Matthew earns or his net worth, but on the other hand his father Maury is a multi-millionaire.
As per the reports Maury has been a journalist and television personality for more than four decades and has earned very well from his career or profession.
Maury has an annual salary of $14 million and has a net worth of $8million estimated as of 2020 August as per the Celebrity Net Worth.