Shawn King Bio, Wiki
Shawn King, also known as Shawn Southwick (as Shawn Ora Engemann) is a singer, actress, and TV host. She was best known for being the 7th wife of Larry King, an American television host, radio host, and paid spokesman, whose work was recognized with awards including two Peabodys, an Emmy award, and 10 Cable ACE Awards. It is being reported that Larry King died on January 23, 2021, at the age of 87 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles from COVID-19 complications.
Shawn King Age
She was born in 1959 and is currently 61 years old as of 2021.
Shawn King & Larry King
Larry King married his seventh wife, Shawn Southwick in 1997. bThey wed in King’s Los Angeles hospital room three days before King underwent heart surgery to clear a clogged blood vessel. The couple had two children: Chance, born March 1999, and Cannon, born May 2000.
He was stepfather to Arena Football League quarterback Danny Southwick. On King and Southwick’s 10th anniversary in September 2007, Southwick joked she was “the only [wife] to have lasted into the two digits”. Larry and Shawn King filed for divorce in 2010 but reconciled and filed for divorce again on August 20, 2019.
Larry King Other Marriages
King was married to other six women besides his seventh wife, Shawn. His first marriage was to his high-school sweetheart Freda Miller in 1952 at age 19. That union ended the following year at the behest of their parents, who reportedly had the marriage annulled. King was later briefly married to Annette Kaye, who gave birth to his son, Larry Jr., in November 1961. King did not meet Larry Jr. until the latter was in his thirties.
In 1961, King married his third wife, Alene Akins, a Playboy Bunny, at one of the magazine’s eponymous nightclubs. King adopted Akins’ son Andy in 1962; the couple divorced the following year. In 1963, King married his fourth wife, Mary Francis “Mickey” Stuphin, who divorced King. He remarried Akins, with whom he had a second child, Chaia, in 1969. The couple divorced a second time in 1972.
In 1997, Dove Books published a book written by King and Chaia, Daddy Day, Daughter Day. Aimed at young children, it tells each of their accounts of his divorce from Akins.
King married his fifth wife, mathematics teacher, and production assistant Sharon Lepore on September 25, 1976. The couple divorced in 1983.
King met businesswoman Julie Alexander in 1989 and proposed to her on the couple’s first date on August 1, 1989. Alexander became King’s sixth wife on October 7, 1989, when the two were married in Washington, D.C. The couple lived in different cities, however, with Alexander in Philadelphia, and King in Washington, D.C., where he worked. They separated in 1990 and divorced in 1992. He became engaged to actress Deanna Lund in 1995, after five weeks of dating, but they remained unmarried.
Larry King Death & Cause
On January 2, 2021, it was revealed that King had been hospitalized 10 days earlier in a Los Angeles hospital after testing positive for COVID-19. On January 23, 2021, he died at the age of 87 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles.
R.i.P To the legend Larry King God bless him. 🙏🏿🕊 pic.twitter.com/2BwiN5O2rb
— 50cent (@50cent) January 23, 2021