Lara Spencer Biography
Primetime Emmy Awards nominee for "Outstanding Reality Program", Lara Spencer is a renowned television personality, actress, and writer of the United States. She is widely popular, being the co-anchor of the ABC's Good Morning America. Born as Lara Christine von Seelen in Garden City, New York, the United States of America to parents, Carolyn and Richard von Seelen, Lara was raised in New York. She is an American and is of the white ethnicity.
On 30th September 2000, Lara married David Haffenreffer. His birth name is David Huffard Haffenreffer Jr. and he is a Real Estate Broker as well as the former anchor of the show, Ahead of the Curve. The couple got divorced on 18 June 2015. Lara and David welcomed two children together in their short-lived marital life.
Currently, she is engaged to her millionaire boyfriend Rick McVey. The couple got engaged in January 2018 after dating each other for a while.
Beautiful and cute looking Lara graduated from the Garden City High School and then she joined Pennsylvania State University. While she was at the University she joined NBC page program and began serving as a volunteer. Spencer then found a spot at WDEF-TV and she has her hands as a reporter, anchor, producer, and cameraman. With a year of association with WDEF-TV, she joined News 12 Long Island and two years later she worked as an anchor for 3 AM news at WABC-TV.
While at WABC-TV she rose to fame after she covered the news about the "TWA Flight 800 crash" in 1996. Three years later, in 1999, she joined ABC's Good Morning America as a national correspondent. In 2014, she finalized her deal with ABC.
Spencer is also a TV producer and has created and co-produced a game show, It's Worth What?. The show aired during 2011' summer on NBC. She has created and produced other two shows, I Brake for Yard Sales and Flea Market Flip. Flea Market Flip airs on Great American Country.
Spencer has published two books to date, first I Brake Yard Sales released in April 2012 and the second Flea Market Fabulous: Designing Gorgeous Rooms with Vintage Treasures released on September 16, 2014.
Spencer has several sources of income, journalism, TV shows and her book sales. She makes an annual income in the neighborhood of $3 million and her current estimated net worth is $6 million.Edit
Born in Garden City, New York
Born as Lara Christine von Seelen in Garden City, New York, United States of America to Carolyn and Richard von Seelen, Lara was raised in New York City suburb. She is an American and is of white ethnicity.Edit
Graduated from Garden City High School
Enthusiastic child, Lara Spencer received her formal education from Garden City High School. She was not only the brilliant student in her class but also a great athlete. She finally graduated from Garden City High School in 1987.Edit
Graduated from Pennsylvania State University
As a superb talented athlete, she won an athletic scholarship after her high school education and then she joined Pennsylvania State University on this scholarship. She completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism in 1991.Edit
While she was still in this University, she joined NBC page program and began serving them as a volunteer. Her professional career start from WDEF-TV and that was as a reporter, anchor, producer and cameraman. She was like a one-man band as she was also the news-van driver.Edit
Covered the news about the TWA Flight 800
After being the one-man band for about a year at WDEF-TV, she joined News 12 Long Island. She also remained there only for about two years and then she joined WABC-TV. She got her rose in fame after she covered the news about the TWA Flight 800 crash in 1996.Edit
Married to David Haffenreffer
On 30th of September 2000, Lara got married to David Haffenreffer. His birth name is David Huffard Haffenreffer Jr. and he is a Real Estate Broker as well as the former anchor of the show, Ahead of the Curve.Edit
First child, David Huffard Haffenreffer III
After being married with David Haffenreffer she became pregnant with her first child within two years and then she finally welcomed her first child in 2002. That time she gave birth to a son and they named him David Huffard Haffenreffer III.Edit
Second child, Katharine Paige Haffenreffer
She became mother of the second time in her life and that was in 2004. She and her ex husband, David Haffenreffer became parents for the second time in their life together that year and that time she gave birth to a baby girl and they named her Katharine Paige Haffenreffer.Edit
Released her first book, I Brake for Yard Sales
Besides being the famous television personality and an actress, Lara Spencer is also a great writer and till now, she has published several books and articles on her own. In 2012, she published her debut book and that was released under the title, I Brake for Yard Sales.Edit
Divorced David Haffenreffer
After spending one and half decade with David Haffenreffer as a married couple, she decided to end her married life with him and they finally got divorced on 18th of June 2015.Edit
Net Worth Update
Lara Spencer has an estimated net worth of $6 million.Edit