Who is Lara Spencer?
American Anchor and Presenter, Lara Spencer, works with ABC News where she serves the station as a co-anchor for Good Morning America. She has worked with the station since 1999.
Lara Spencer Date of Birth / Age
Spencer is 53 years as of 2023 as she was born on June 19, 1969.
Lara Spencer Height
Spencer is approximately 5 feet and 10 inches tall.
Lara Spencer Parents and Siblings
Spencer was born and raised in the New York suburb of Garden City, Long Island. She is the daughter of Richard Ernest and Carolyn von Seelen. Lara is also not an only child. She has four siblings, an older brother named Keith Von Seelen, a younger brother named Kirk, and two older sisters. We will however update this information once more of it becomes available to the public.
Lara Spencer Spouse / Husband
Spencer married former CNN reporter David Haffenreffer on September 30, 2000, at St. Andrew’s Dune in an episcopal ceremony. They lived in the Riverside neighborhood of Greenwich, Connecticut. The couple divorced in June 2015. Spencer announced in January 2018 that she was engaged to New York tech entrepreneur Richard McVey.Spencer first met McVey after a mutual friend put him on a blind date. He is the Founder, President, and CEO of MarketAxess, a public fintech company. On September 1, 2018, Spencer and McVey wed in an outdoor ceremony in Vail, Colorado.
Lara Spencer Kids / Children
Spencer is the proud mother of her children, son Duff Haffenreffer and daughter Katharine Haffenreffer. Lara welcomed her children when she married her first husband, David Haffenreffer.
Lara Spencer Education
Spencer attended Pennsylvania State University on a scuba and platform diving scholarship and was a chartered diver. She was named an All-American Athlete in 1991, her senior year, and majored in broadcast journalism.
Lara Spencer Career
After college, Spencer joined the NBC website program, where she volunteered with other reporters to gain experience. From there, she got a job at CBS affiliate WDEF-TV in Chattanooga, Tennessee, where she was “literally a one-man crew” as a reporter, producer, editor, photographer, and truck driver. A year later she moved to News 12 Long Island. Two years later he hosted a 3 o’clock show. News for WABC TV. There he reported on the crash of TWA Flight 800, which was considered his breakthrough. She then joined ABC’s Good Morning America in 1999 as a national correspondent. In 2018, People announced that Spencer plans to quit her job as Good Morning America host to focus on her production company, DuffKat Media, and work on Good Morning America on a smaller scale, behind the scenes.
Spencer was the creator and executive producer of the game show It’s Worth What? hosted by Cedric the Entertainer, which aired on NBC in the summer of 2011. Based on his passion for interior design, he has created and produced two television shows, including an hour-long special titled “I Brake for Yard Sales” which originally aired in April 2012.
Lara works with ABC nEWS where she serves alongside her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;
- Robin Roberts
- Eva Pilgrim
- Whit Johnson
- Kevin Newman
- Diane Sawyer
- Michael Strahan
- Dan Harris
- George Stephanopoulos
- Janai Norman
- Rob Marciano
- Heather Cabot
- Ginger Zee
- Amy Robach
- Lara Spencer
How Much Does Lara Spencer Earn?
Spencer earns an annual salary of $3 million.
How Much is Lara Spencer Worth?
As a presenter, Spencer has been able to accumulate a net worth of $20 million.