Susan Anne Povich

Quick Facts

Full Name Susan Anne Povich
Birth Name Susan Anne Povich
Profession TV Personality, lawyer
Nationality American
Birth Country United States of America
Father Name Maury Povich
Father Profession Television Personality, Former Journalist, And News Anchor
Mother Name Phyllis Minkoff
Gender Identity Female
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Married
Spouse Husband
No Of Children 2
Sibilings Amy Povich, Matthew Jay Povich
Education Gained her law degree from Harvard University
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Susan Anne Povich is an American TV personality. However, she is also known as the daughter of well-known American television personality, former journalist, and news anchor Maury Povich, best known for hosting Maury’s tabloid talk show.

Besides this, Susan Anne Povich is a lawyer by profession who had previously worked in the realms of technology and music as a lawyer. Besides this, she is also a great cook. Let’s discover all details about Susan’s.


Susan Anne Povich was born on the 30th of December, 1964 to Phyllis Baskin and Maury Povich in the United States of America. Likewise, she is 57 years old as of 2022 and holds American citizenship. Susan’s ethnicity is Caucasian and her zodiac sign is Capricorn. Similarly, Susan is Jewish by religion along with her sibling Amy Povich and Matthew Jay Povich.

Talking about her education, she went to the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. Susan received her law degree Cum Laude from Harvard University. However, her early schooling details are unknown to the public.

Who is the husband of Susan Anne Povich? And Her Children

Ralph Winthrop Gorham, Susan Anne Povich’s former business partner who is now her husband, and they have two children together. Years ago, at a family gathering, the pair first connected.

Ralph and Susan Anne Povich are Married.
Source: @lobstahmama on Instagram

They established their firm after returning from a family vacation in Maine, and soon after that, they began dating. Finally, on May 9, 1998, in front of their loved ones, the couple got married.

The husband and wife team also has a son and a daughter. Susan gave birth to a daughter, Charley Gorham, on November 20, 2004, and a son, Jesse Gorham, on August 31, 1999.

Image: Son and Daughter of Susan Anne Povich.
Source: @lobstahmama on Instagram

They all lead active lives and frequently take trips to new locations to relax. Along with this, Susan shares Celestia Vega’s passion of animals and has a dog named Mayog as a pet.

Career and Professional Life

Regarding her professional life, she worked as a lawyer in tech and music. However, she quit law when she had an interest in cooking. Susan started taking cooking classes at a French cooking school.

In Spring 2009, Susan co-founded a restaurant with her husband, Red Hook Lobster Pound in Brooklyn. At present, the restaurant has expanded in Manhattan and Washington, D.C. They also introduced their brand-new lobster roll food truck named Nig Red in 2011. Later in June, the food truck was awarded the ” Best Food Truck in America” by the Daily Meal out of 400 trucks nationwide.

Maury Povich’s career

Maury Povich is a famous television personality, best known for hosting the tabloid talk show Maury. Maury’s first employment was at Washington radio station WWDC, where he worked as a reporter and conducted promotions. He has also worked as a sportscaster and news reporter for WTTG, a Metromedia-owned independent station.

In 1967, Povich became the first co-host of the station’s iconic lunchtime conversation show, Panorama, which gave him national popularity and renown. Maury was welcomed to the NBC-owned station with great fanfare ahead of his debut. WMAQ-TV ran commercials with endorsements from U.S. Senator Hubert Humphrey and actress Carol Channing, among others praising Maury’s credentials.

Maury then moved to CBS-owned KNXT in Los Angeles where he co-anchored with Connie Chung but was fired after six months due to a change in station management. Maury returned to the East Coast in April 1980, when Group W hired him to anchor newscasts and host AM/PM on KYM-TV in Philadelphia. He was the presenter of The Maury Show from September 1991 to September 1998.

Who is Ralph Winthrop Gorham?

The late Edward F. Gorham and Marion Gorham were the parents of Ralph Winthrop Gorham (mother). His father worked for Caterpillar Inc. as a heavy equipment sales representative in Walpole. In contrast, his mother served as Walpole, Massachusetts,’ town administrator.

Simba Production, a Brooklyn-based company that specializes in the design and construction of custom furniture, is run by Ralph. He serves as a prototype for motorcycle bodies as well.

Susan Anne Povich’s Parent’s (Povich and Phyllis) Married Life

After a brief courtship, Maury Povich and Phyllis Minkoff exchanged wedding vows in 1962. Susan and Amy Povich, their two daughters, were also theirs. But later, in 1979, after spending 17 years together, the husband and wife team formally got a divorce. The cause of separation is yet unknown.

Photo: Connie, the current wife of Susan Anne Povich’s father.
According to The Boston Globe

After the divorce, Maury married Connie Chung (whom he had first met on Washington’s WTTG-TV news) in a private wedding on December 2, 1984. Since that time, they have adopted Matthew Jay Povich and are now leading a healthy life.

On the other hand, Minkoff and Philip Baskin had two daughters together, Shoshana Nudel and Janice Gondelman, after their 1980 marriage. Up to Philip’s passing in 2005, the couple had a happy marriage and family.

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How much is Susan Anne Povich’s Salary and Net Worth?

As of the beginning of 2022, Susan Anne Povich’s net worth was $5 million. All of her wealth was earned throughout the course of her career. Emily Trebek, on the other hand, has a $1 million net worth.

When Anne was just starting her career, she co-owned the restaurant Lobster Pound with her husband. But she chose to turn it off since she was so sick of it. She later made a sizable profit when she sold the eatery.

In order to pursue her aspirations of cooking once more, she started a food-related business in 2009. The mother of the daughters also made a solid living as a lawyer. However, Susan’s father, Maury Povich, and her present spouse, Connie Chung, have a combined net worth of $80 million. They also have a lot of expensive villas and mansions. He receives a $14 million yearly compensation. NBCUniversal Television, the show’s current distributor, pays Maury Povich a staggering $13 million a year to host the program.

What is the Height and Weight of Susan?

Even at the age of 57, Susan has maintained her body very well and has a fair complexion. Susan stands 5 ft and 7 inches while her body weighs around 60 kg. She has a beautiful pair of green eyes and naturally brown hair.

Social media

Susan is an active social media user and frequently posts photos on her Instagram handle. She undergoes the username @lobstahmama on Instagram and has nearly 700 followers. She is also available on other social media pages like Twitter and Facebook.