Lara Spencer

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TV Host and Journalist
Sun May 26 2019
By   Pramesh Baskota

Lara Spencer is one of the popular name in the field of journalism best known as the host of ABC's Good Morning America. Till the date, she worked with several renowned news channels.

Lara was born to Richard VonSaleen and Caroleen Von Saleen. She grew up in the New York suburb of Garden city

Current Relationship Status

Lara Spencer is currently married to her partner, Rick McVey in 2018 at an intimate ceremony. The couple dated for more than three years before committed as husband and wife in Vail, Colorado among 135 friends.

The Tv anchor looks beautiful in sleeveless Adam Zohar lace gown, with a mermaid skirt complimented by a long white veil. Similarly, groom goes for dark suit, white shirt and pink tie.

Past Marriage

Lara Spencer was previously married to former CNN journalist David Haffenreffer in 2000 at St Andrew's Dune Church in an episcopal ceremony. They also shares two children; a son David Huffard Haffenreffer(b.2002) and a daughter Katherine Paige Haffenreffer (b.2004).

The couple, however couldn't handle their marriage and divorced after 15 years in 2000 citing some irreconcilable differences. Prior divorced, Lara lived in the Riverside section of Greenwich, Connecticut before moving to Los Angeles in 2008.

Net worth

Lara Spencer has a net worth around $9 million which she accumulated from her career as a TV host. More to that, her annual salary is $3 million. A book writer earns up to $60 thousand annually, Lara's book publishing might have made her earn over a million dollar.

On the other side, Lara's current husband Rick Mcvey is the owner of MarketAxess which current market value is over $11 billion.

Formative Years

Lara graduated from Garden City High School in 1987. Later, she was selected on an athletic scholarship to attain her college under Pennsylvania State University. Lara has been a nationally competitive diver. Eventually, it earned her an All American Athlete title in 1991.

Lara's father worked in New York as the president of North American division of Pringle of Scotland, one of the oldest fashion brand specializing in cashmere knitwear. It holds a royal warrant as a manufacturer of knitted garments.

Career

After college, Lara Spencer started to volunteer to gain experience. Spencer went to NBC Page Program to work with other reporters.

After a good stint in journalism, Lara joined ABC's Good MorningAmerica as a national correspondent in 1999. Spencer was made the executive of prime time game show Its Worth What in 2011 

In 2012, she published her first book titled, I Brake For Yard Sale. After a year, she hosted the 87th Miss America Pageant at New Jersey along with Chris Harrison

In 2014, Lara's second book, Flea Market Fabulous: Designing Gorgeous Rooms With Vintage Treasure was released.

Awards

In 1991, Lara Spencer named as All American Athlete. She also named as Grand Marshal at Penn State Homecoming in 2014.

Altogether, her anchoring skills have earned her numerous applause. Lara's work has been recognized, earning many awards to her show as well as her company.

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