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BREAKING: TV host Larry King dies at 87

Afouda Bamidele
Jan 23, 2021
08:47 A.M.
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Renowned television host and broadcasting prodigy Larry King has sadly passed away. The Icon who blessed our screens for decades was 87 years old.

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Broadcasting industry giant Larry King has passed away. The tragic news was shared in the early hours of today by his team via an official statement shared to his Twitter account. It read:

With profound sadness, Ora Media announces the death of our co-founder, host, and friend Larry King, who passed away this morning at age 87 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

Larry King attends Larry King's 60th Broadcasting Anniversary Event at HYDE Sunset: Kitchen + Cocktails on May 1, 2017 in West Hollywood, California. | Photo: Getty Images

Larry King attends Larry King's 60th Broadcasting Anniversary Event at HYDE Sunset: Kitchen + Cocktails on May 1, 2017 in West Hollywood, California. | Photo: Getty Images

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The announcement celebrated King's almost seven-decade career praising his impact across radio, television, and other broadcasting platforms. His numerous accolades and noteworthy interviews are undoubtedly a testament to his greatness.

King is survived by his estranged wife Shawn King and his three surviving children.

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The team revealed that whenever King was opportune to interview anyone, he made sure that the subject was the true star and never failed to treat everyone the same.

King was famous for his legendary two and a half-decade run on CNN's "Larry King Live." His other programs include, "Larry King Now," "The Larry King Show," and "Politicking with Larry King."

King is survived by his estranged wife Shawn King and his three surviving children Larry Jr., Chance, and Cannon. May his soul rest in peace!

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