Shawn King Biography

Shawn King

Quick Facts Of Shawn King

Celebrated Name Shawn King
Age 60 Years
Nick Name Shawn
Birth Name Shawn Ora Engemann
Birth Date 1959-11-05
Gender Female
Profession Actress
Birth Nation United States
Place Of Birth Studio City, LA, California,
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Best Known For The 7th wife of Larry King
Father Karl Engemann
Mother Jerri Engemann
Sisters Shannon Engemann
Brothers Paul and Ryan Engemann
Height 5ft. 11inch.(1.81m)
Marital Status Married and Divorced
Husband Larry King(m. 1997 & d. 2019), Daniel Southwick (m. 1980 &d. around 1995)
Son Danny Southwick, Cannon Edward King and Chance Armstrong King

Shawn King is an American actress, singer and TV personality. Shawn is most well known for being the 7th wife of legendary TV host Larry King. She has remained one of the main headlines of news for a long time, and she is all ready to deal with it.

Trending News

  • Shawn King and her husband Larry King are again approaching to get a divorce after remaining together for 22 long years.
  • Larry filed divorce docs on 20 August 2019, in LA. Superior Court to end it up all through their children insisted not to, thus turning it to be his 7th divorce.

Shawn King Divorce

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Shawn King Famous for?

  •  Famous as the 7th wife of Larry King, the legendary TV host of all time.

Shawn King's Early Life: Birth Date/ Parents/ Education?

Shawn King was born on November 5, 1959, in Studio City, LA, California, US. Her birth name is Shawn Ora Engemann. Her nationality is American. She belongs to white ethnicity.

Shawn was born to Karl Engemann(father) and Jerri Engemann(mother). Her father is the former Vice President of Artist & Repertoire at Capitol Records, worked as Marie Osmond’s manager for 35 years and currently manages Larry. While her mother is a singer. 

She was raised in StudioCity along with her two brothers: Paul and Ryan and a sister Shannon Engemann. Her sister is also a singer further, both her mother and sister have performed with the Ray Conniff Singers.

She also has an uncle Bob Engemann, who is an original member of the 1960s pop trio, "The Lettermen".

Besides, she is also a devoted Christian and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She was previously addicted to Migraine Painkiller that made her go rehab in June 2008. 

She attended Brigham Young University in Utah, which is owned by the church.

Shawn King Career

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Shawn King's Career: Movies?

  • Shawn King started her career back in 1984 through her debut movie, "Saturday's Warrior".
  • She has been featured in various movies, "Christmas Eve", "Monaco Forever", and "Rover Dangerfield".
  • She also starred in television series including "Knight Rider", "Remington Steele", "Cover-Up", "It’s Garry Shandling’s Show" and "Who’s the Boss?".
  • She also worked as a television host of the "Hollywood Insider" team on the USA network, from 1990 to 1996.
  • She pursued her music career and released an album called "In My Own Backyard" in 2005. 
  • She also sang a Christmas track. 
  • In 2012, Shawn also founded an on-demand video network, Ora TV, with partner Carlos Slim.
  •  She also appeared alongside Larry King in the 2018 film, "Starlight".
  • She and her ex-husband Larry has also appeared on numerous interviews on television.

Shawn King's Personal Life: Dating/ Husband/ Children?

Shawn King is about to get a divorce to her husband, Larry King after almost 20 years of marriage life. Larry King is the legendary TV host of all time.  Larry King filed divorce documents on 20 August 2019, in LA. Superior Court to end their relationship. 

Before also, in 2010, they filed for divorce but after living separately for three months, they eventually moved back and reconciled. 

The couple got married on September 5, 1997. They had two sons together: Cannon Edward King(b. 2000) and Chance Armstrong King(b. 1999). Shawn is the seventh wife of Larry and the stepmother of Larry King Jr.

Previously, she was married to Daniel Southwick in 1980. They had a son named Danny Southwick. Danny is a Football quarterback, who played for the Jacksonville Sharks.

Controversies: Rumors and Divorce?

  • The day after getting married to Larry King, Shawn had been accused of cheating on him with Richard Greene, a renowned public speaker, and Hector Penate, a baseball coach.
  • It was also reported that Larry's family wasn't happy with the blonde of beauty being in his life.
  • The couple also teamed to help out Larry's son Chance when he was recovering from his hip surgery.
  • Shawn also has been accused of abandoning Larry when he was dealing with his health issues, but she has denied the claims and said that she is committed to her husband and still loves him dearly.

Shawn King's Net Worth: Earnings?

The actress, Shawn King has a good earning through her profession as an actress and host. Her net worth isn't given quite apparently. However, she had been living a lavish and luxurious lifestyle as, her ex-husband, Larry King’s net worth is estimated to be $150 million.

Shawn King's Body Measurements: Height/ weight?

Shawn King has a well maintained perfect hourglass body physique. She has a great height  5ft. 11inch.(1.81m), literary towering Larry in each photo. She has a fair complexion with blonde hair and blue eyes.

Did You Know?

  • Shawn King was previously addicted to Migraine Painkiller that made her go rehab in June, 2008.

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