Quick Facts of Phyllis Minkoff

  • Full NamePhyllis Minkoff
  • NicknamePhyllis
  • Marital StatusSingle
  • BirthplaceUnited States of America
  • EthnicityWhite
  • ProfessionFamily Member
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Eye colourBlue
  • Hair colourGrey
  • SpouseMaury Povich
  • Online PresenceFacebook and Twitter
  • Children2

It’s not easy to handle fame, especially when your partner is constantly on the media’s eyes. When you are partner is living under the media’s shade 24/7 you are sure to get attention. Today, we will be talking about such a person who is famous because of her high profile husband. Well, she is none other than Phyllis Minkoff. Minkoff rose to stardom as a ex-wife of American television personality Maury Povich.

The former couple was in a marital relationship for almost seventeen years before parting their ways in 1979. Together the duo has two beautiful daughters. Here are all the possible details about Minkoff’s bio, parents, and net worth. So, read this article till the end.

Phyllis Minkoff’s Net Worth & Salary

Phyllis Minkoff might have collected a big chunk of money from her long professional works. However, there is no possible information about her profession so that we could dig a deeper hole onto her earnings. She might have a net worth of around $1 million as of  2020. In addition, her ex-husband Maurice Povich is an American television personality, who has a net worth of $40 million.

Phyllis collected such a big fortune from his works as a television news reporter. In addition, he makes $14 million as an annual salary from his works. Since Phyllis and Maury has already divorced, she might have received a big chunk of money as alimony. He bought a large stake in the Washington-based restaurant/bar Chatter in 2017. Additionally, Maury owns a 12500 sq ft house in Kalorama neighborhood of Washington, D.C which he purchases for $9 million. For now, Phyllis is enjoying a rich and lavish life with her children. Jim Acosta and Jake Tapper are some famous journalists.

Relationship with Maury

Coming onto Maury Povich’s relationship status, she is currently single and living a lowkey life. So far, she hasn’t shared the details about what she is doing now and where she lives? As said above, she was previously in a marital relationship with her long time boyfriend turned husband Maurice Povich. The couple started dating in the early 60s.

Phyllis Minkoff's former husband
Phyllis Minkoff’s ex-husband with her current wife, Picture Source:

Soon after being together for some years, the former couple decided to exchange their vows. Finally, in 1962, the couple tied the knot. Despite having a blissful married life for seventeen years, the couple ended their relationship into divorce. The couple parted their ways in 1976. Following their separation, the news reporter started dating news anchor Connie Chung in 1984. The duo met each other while working in the news department at WTTG. As of now, the duo is doing great and enjoys a delightful life.

Mother of two Daughters

From her long marriage span, Phyllis Minkoff became the mother of two children. Along with her husband, she welcomed their first child, a daughter Susan Anne. In the same way, their happiness was doubled after they got blessed with their second child, also a daughter, Amy Joyce Povich.

Phyllis Minkoff' daughter and son-in-law
Phyllis Minkoff’s daughter with her husband, Photo Source: Zimbio

Amy is happily married to a physician and author David Agus. Well, Phyllis is already a grandmom of two grandchildren from Amy’s marriage.


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