Lara Spencer Bio, Career, Education, Height, Age, ABC, Family and Net Worth

This article will answer every question you have about Lara Spencer. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about her.

  1. What does Lara Spencer do for a living?
  2. Who are Lara Spencer’s parents and siblings?
  3. What are Lara Spencer’s interests and hobbies?
  4. Is Lara Spencer married or does she have a boyfriend?
  5. Does Lara Spencer have any children?
  6. Where is Lara Spencer now?
  7. How tall is Lara Spencer?
  8. How much money does Lara Spencer earn?
  9. What is Lara Spencer’s net worth?

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Who is Lara Spencer?

Lara Spencer (Lara Christine Von Seelen) is an American television host,  she is well known for being the co-presenter for ABC’s Good Morning America. In addition, she is also a correspondent for Nightline and ABC News. Moreover, she was also the host of the syndicated entertainment newsmagazine The Insider for seven years from 2004 to 2011. Furthermore, she was also a regular contributor to CBS’s The Early Show. 

In addition, she was also a national correspondent For Good Morning America. She also spent numerous years as a lifestyle reporter for WABC-TV. Moreover, she also hosted Antiques Roadshow on PBS for the 2004 and 2005 seasons. Lara also hosts the show Flea Market Flip on both HGTV and the Great America Country channel. However, in 2018 she announced that she will only be appearing on GMA three days a week to focus on her television production.


After graduating from college she started working in the NBC page program, where she was working as a volunteer alongside other reporters in order to gain experience. After that, she was hired at the CBS affiliate WDEF-TV in Chattanooga, Tennessee. At CBS she was working as a one-man-band serving as a reporter, producer, editor, photographer, and news van driver. After one year she joined News 12 Long Island, after that, she was anchoring the 3 a.m newscasts for WABC-TV.

When she was working at WABC-TV, she reported the TWA Flight 800 crash, the coverage was considered as her big breakthrough.  She was then hired by ABC’s Good Morning America as a national correspondent in 1999.

In 2014, at Penn State, she was named as grand marshall homecoming. In addition in 2017, she hosted the limited series People Icons. Moreover, in 2018, he announced her plans to leave her co-anchoring job at Good Morning America in order to concentrate on her production company, DuffKat Media. In addition, she was also going to work in Good Morning America behind the scenes in a lesser capacity.

A photo of Lara Spencer
A photo of Lara Spencer

Television Producer

When it comes to producing, she is the executive producer and creator of the primetime game show, It’s Worth What?. The show is hosted by Cedric the Entertainer which aired during the summer of 2011 on NBC. In addition, she also created and produced two television based on her passions for interior designing, a one-hour special titled I Brake for Yard Sale. The show was officially aired in April 2012 on HGTV and a flea market-themed series currently airing on Great American Country called Flea Market Flip.

Other Works

Apart from being a reporter and a producer, she also has a book titled I Brake for Yard Sales. Moreover, the book is a guide on how to create high-end-looking rooms using secondhand finds. The book was published and released in April 2012.

Furthermore, she was the one who replaced Brooke Burke-Charvet and co-hosted Miss America 2015 on September 14, 2014. Moreover, Lara wrote her second book titled Flea Market Fabulous: Designing Gorgeous Rooms with Vintage Treasures, a guide on designing room and homes, was published and released on September 16, 2014.

How Old Is Lara Spencer?

She was born on June 19, 1969, she is 52 years old as of 2021.

Lara Spencer Family

Who are His Parents?

She was born and raised in Garden City, Long Island as the daughter of Richard Ernest and Carolyn Von Seelen.

Does She Have Siblings?

She has four siblings in a family of five children.

Lara Spencer Education

She attended Garden City High school, where he graduated in 1987. After that, she enrolled in Pennsylvania State University on an athletic scholarship for springboard and platform diving and was a nationally ranked competitive diver. She graduated from the school in 1991 with a degree in broadcast journalism.

Lara Spencer Husband

Currently, she is happily married to Richard McVey, the two lovebirds got engaged in January 2018. The duo met through a mutual friend who set them up on a blind date. They tied the knot on  September 1, 2018, in an outdoor ceremony in Vail Colorado. In addition, Richard McVey is the founder, chairman, and CEO of MarketAxess a public traded financial technology.


Initially, she was married to David Haffenreffer, a former CNNfn Journalist. The two got married on September 30, 2000, at St. Andrew’s Dune Church. However, after staying together for 15 years they announced they had seperated in March 2015. After that, they officially divorced in June 2015.

Lara Spencer Kids

Together with her first husband, they share two kids, Kate and Duff.

Lara Spencer Height

At the moment, she has not disclosed her actual height, weight, and body measurement to the public, in case of any information, we will update it as soon as possible.

Lara Spencer Net Worth

Being a successful media person, she has managed to earn a net worth of $20million.

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