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Lara Spencer

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Full Name: Lara Spencer
Age: 51 years 0 months
Birth Date: June 19, 1969
Horoscope: Gemini
Lucky Number: 8
Lucky Stone: Agate
Lucky Color: Yellow
Best Match for Marriage: Leo, Aquarius, Libra
Birth Place: Garden City, New York, USA
Father's Name: Richard von Seelen
Mother's Name: Carolyn von Seelen
Marital Status: Married
Gender: female
Husband / Wife Name: Rick McVey
Profession: Host, Author
Education: Pennsylvania State University
Weight: 56 kg
Height / How tall? : 5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)
Net Worth: $9 million
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Nationality: American
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Hazel
Waist Size: 26 inch
Bra Size: 36 inch
Hip Size: 36 inch
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Lara Spencer is an American TV host and author who is best known as the co-anchor of ABC’s Good Morning America, having worked on the shows Nightline, The Insider, Antiques Roadshow, Flea Market Flip.

Lara Spencer: Age, Bio, Parents, Family, Siblings, Childhood, Ethnicity

She was born Lara Christina Von Seelen on June 19, 1969, in Garden City, New York, USA to father Richard von Seelen, former president of Pringle of Scotland in North America and mother Carolyn von Seelen.

Lara Spencer
Caption: Lara Spencer (Source: ABC News)

She has three siblings, an older brother named Keith von Seelen and two older sisters. She joined Garden City High School, graduating in 1987. She went on to study at Pennsylvania State University on an athletic scholarship and graduated from the same with a degree in Broadcast Journalism in 1991. Her ethnicity is Caucasian.

Professional Career

She went on to volunteer at the NBC page program. She then landed a job at WDEF-TV where she served as a reporter, producer, editor, cameraman, and news-van driver.

Then she joined News 12 Long Island and worked there for two years. Her next employer was WABC-TV for which she covered the TWA Flight 800 crash, which was considered her big break.  In 1999 Spencer joined ABC’s Good Morning America as a national correspondent. Since then she has hosted People Icons (2017), 87th Miss America pageant, Miss America 2015 pageant, Antiques Roadshow (2004-2005), Antiques Roadshow FYI.

Lara Spencer and Donald Trump
Caption: Lara Spencer and Donald Trump (Source: The Daily Beast)

She is currently the correspondent for Nightline and ABC News. Moreover, she was the creator and executive producer of It’s Worth What?, I Brake for Yard Sales, Flea Market Flip.

Moreover, she has published her two books I Brake for Yard Sales (April 2012), Flea Market Fabulous: Designing Gorgeous Rooms with Vintage Treasures (September 2014).

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Lara Spencer: Controversy, Prince George Comment

In 2019 Spencer fall into controversy after her comment about then six-year-old Prince George of Cambridge enjoying ballet classes. Her comment was interpreted as offensive, causing public backlash.

She issued an apology on Instagram and later apologized on-air while interviewing three professional male dancers.

Lara Spencer: Net Worth

Her net worth is estimated at around $9 million and as a host, she earns around $3 million.

Is Lara Spencer married?

She married her longtime boyfriend David Haffenreffer on 30 September 2000. The couple welcomed a daughter Katharine Paige Haffenreffer (born 2004) and son Duff Haffenreffer (born January 22, 2002). However, after 15 years of marriage, the pair divorced, which was finalized on 18 June 2015.

Lara Spencer and her husband
Caption: Lara Spencer and her husband (Source: Yahoo)

After that, she married Rick McVey, the founder, chairman, and CEO of MarketAxess. The couple had first met on a blind date set up by their mutual friend. After years of dating the couple tied the knot on September 1, 2018. From her marriage to McVey, she has three step-children.

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Height, Weight, Eye Color

She has a height of 5 ft. 10 inches and weighs 56 kg. Lara has hazel eyes and blonde hair. Her body measurements are 36-26-36 inches and her bra size is 34B.

Is Lara Spencer active on social media?

She has around 335k followers on Instagram and around 289k followers on Twitter but does not seem to be active on Facebook.

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