Shawn King Biography
Shawn King (born; Shawn Ora Engemann) is the seventh wife of Larry King, she is an actress and former singer and TV host. On August 20, 2019 it was reported that Larry King had filed for divorce from his wife after 22 years of marriage.
Shawn King Larry King Wife Age – Larry King Wife Age
Shawn is 59 years old; She was born on November 5, 1959 in Studio City, LA, California.
Shawn King Height
Shawn stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches tall.
Shawn King Education
Shawn attended North Hollywood High School in North Hollywood, California graduating in 1977. She later joined Brigham Young University, a private university in Provo, Utah.
Shawn King Family
Shawn is the daughter of Karl Engemann (father) and Jerri Engemann (mother). Her father Karl is the former Vice President of Artist & Repertoire at Capitol Records, worked as Marie Osmond’s manager for 35 years and currently manages Larry.
Her mother, Jerri sang with the Ray Conniff singers, a group that performed in the 60s, and was a studio singer for Elvis Presley and Bob Dylan.
Shawn King Siblings
She has two brothers Paul and Ryan and a sister Shannon Engemann, who is also a singer.
Shawn King Husband
Shawn married Larry King on September 5, 1997. The marriage took place in a Los Angeles, California hospital room with three days to go before Larry was scheduled to undergo surgery to clear a clogged blood vessel. This was Larry’s eighth marriage.
She was previously married to Daniel Southwick whom she married on October 24, 1980. Together they have a son named Danny Southwick, who is a football quarterback who played for the Jacksonville Sharks.
Shawn King Children
Shawn together with Larry King has two children together, sons Cannon Edward King born in May 2000 and Chance Armstrong King born in March 1999.
Shawn King Actress
After Shawn finished her university education she began a career in acting as a supporting actress in Hollywood productions. She became well known for her appearance in a number of prime-time TV shows like ‘Knight Rider’, ‘The A-Team’, ‘McCormick’, ‘Hardcastle’, and ‘Riptide’. In 1982, she was seen in one episode of the very successful ‘Remington Steele’ and in 1984, in ‘Cover Up’ and ‘Monaco Forever’, a comedy film. She was the voice of ‘Connie’ in ‘Rover Dangerfield’, a 1991 movie about a show dog that ended up on a farm after being dumped.
She worked as a TV host, she co-hosted ‘The Spectacular World of Guinness Records’ with David Frost. She also hosted, ‘Hollywood Insider from 1990-1998 on ‘The USA Network.’
After her marriage to Larry she took a career break and resumed in 2005 as a country song musician. She made her debut with the Steve Tyrell production, ‘In My Own Backyard’ for ‘Lofton Creek Records’. She also sang the title track of a compilation CD, ‘Gotta Love the Holidays’ in 2012 in support of the Larry King Cardiac Foundation.
In 2015 she also acted along Patrick Stewart and Jon Heder in the movie, Christmas Eve’. She also appeared along Larry in the movie ‘Starlight’ in December 2018.
Shawn King Mormon
Shawn is a Mormon, she is a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and went to college at Brigham Young University in Utah, which is owned by the church. Shawn has also raised her sons to be Mormon.
Is Larry King Divorced From Shawn – Larry King Divorce
Larry King filed for divorce on August 20, 2019 in Los Angeles Superior Court. According to the court filing, the two separated on June 6, 2019. The filing cites irreconcilable differences as the reason for the split.
This is the second time Larry has filed for divorce as in 2010 he had filed for divorce but withdrew his petition after the pair reconciled.
Richard Greene Shawn King
It was alleged that Shawn had an affair with Richard Greene, a former lawyer in Los Angeles, California. Daily Mail reported that Greene works as a communications strategist and public speaking trainer.
According to Page Six Shawn and Greene met when he was a guest on the podcast, “Back and Forth with Shawn and Larry.” According to the National Enquirer Shawn had sent nude photos and engaged in “steamy afternoon sex sessions” with Richard Greene. The report was however dubbed “inaccurate” by attorneys representing Larry and Shawn King.
Hector Penate Shawn King
Shawn was also accused of having an affair with Hector Penate, who was his children’s former little league baseball coach. Shawn died the rumors but during an interview Penate claimed he had slept with Shawn in her marital bed during a rendezvous back in 2007.