Lara Spencer Profile
Lara Christine Von Seelen is an American television presenter working for ABC News serving as a correspondent as well as an anchor. She gained fame after being the co-anchor for ABC’s Good Morning America.
Lara Spencer Education
Spencer went to Garden City High School where she graduated in 1987. Right after her high school studies, she went to Pennsylvania State University on an athletic scholarship and earned her degree in broadcast journalism.
Lara Spencer Career
Spencer started her TV career after volunteering on the NBC Page. Later on, she moved to WDEF-TV in Chattanooga, Tennessee where she was serving as a producer, editor, reporter, news-van driver, and cameraman. After one year, she moved to News 12 Long Island where she also served different roles including as a reporter, anchor, and producer. After two years, she left the station for WABC-TV where she anchored the 3 AM newscast. While still at WABC-TV, she enclosed the TWA Flight 800 crash, which was her big break.
Spencer is also the executive producer and founder of It’s Worth What?. The show was hosted by Cedric the Entertainer on NBC in the summer of 2011. She was also tagged, Grand Marshall during Penn State’s Homecoming 2014. Come 2017, she managed to host People Icons which is a limited series, and also produced and founded two shows based on her passion for interior design.
Lara Spencer TV Producer
Spencer is also very good when it comes to producing shows and TV series. For instance, she is the executive producer and creator of the prime-time game show, It’s Worth What?. The show was hosted by Cedric the Entertainer on NBC in the summer of 2011. She is also the executive producer of flea market-themed series by the name of Flea Market Flip which is aired on Great American Country, Fine Living, and Real-Time TV. Furthermore, she is also the executive producer of I Brake for Yard Sales which premiered on HGTV in April 2012.
Lara Spencer Age
Spencer was born on June 19, 1969, in Garden City, New York, the U.S. She is therefore 52 years old as of 2021.
Quick Facts About Lara Spencer
|Full Name||Lara Christine Von Seelen|
|Age||52 years old|
|Net Worth||$20 Million|
Lara Spencer Height
Spencer stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.
Lara Spencer Family
Spencer was born and raised by her parents Richard Ernest(father) and Carolyn von Seelen(mother) in New York. Growing up, she was raised alongside her 4 siblings. Information regarding her parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Lara Spencer’s Husband(s)
Spencer has been happily married to Richard McVey since 1 September 2018, Colorado. McVey is a tech entrepreneur who founded and is still the chairman and CEO of MarketAxess, a publicly-traded financial technology company. Prior to her relationship with Richard McVey, she was previously married to David Haffenreffer who used to work for CNN. The two got married on 30 September 2000 at St. Andrew’s Dune Church in an Episcopal ceremony but divorced in June 2015 after 15 years of marriage. During their marriage, the two were blessed with two children by the names of Kate and Duff
Lara Spencer Salary
Being one of the top journalists for ABC News Spencer earns an annual salary ranging between $ 3 Million
Lara Spencer’s Net Worth
Spencer has an estimated net worth of between $ 20 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a television presenter and producer.
Lara Spencer Controversies
Spencer shared her own opinion regarding six-year-old Prince George of Cambridge enjoying ballet classes in August 2019. Sadly, some people found her comment offensive and Spencer had to apologize on Good Morning America during an interview with three professional male dancers.
Lara Spencer ABC News
Spencer is currently working at ABC News where she works alongside other famous ABC News anchors and reporters including;
- David Muir
- Whit Johnson
- Amy Robach
- Mona Kosar Abdi
- Robin Roberts (newscaster)
- George Stephanopoulos
- Ginger Zee
- Rob Marciano
- Andrew Dymburt
- Linsey Davis
- T. J. Holmes