Lara Spencer is an American Television presenter well known as the co-anchor for ABC’s morning show, ‘Good Morning America.’ Before working as an anchor, Spencer was a National Correspondent of the show for five years, from 1999 to 2004. Before ABC, Lara also worked for several other TV stations as well. 

Spencer was born Lara Christine Von Seelen on June 19, 1969, in Garden City, New York, the United States of America. Lara spent her childhood with her older brother, sisters Lisa Nelson and Karen Fernandez. Lara completed high school back in 1987 from Garden City High School. She later earned her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Pennsylvania State University

Happily Married To Rick McVey

The 50-years-old Lara is happily married to her fiance-turned-husband, Rick McVey. Richard Mitchell McVey, known as Rick, is an American entrepreneur. McVey, who received a B.A. degree in finance from the Miami (Ohio) University, is the chairman and chief executive officer of financial technology company MarketAxess

Lara Spencer and Richard Mitchell McVey (Rick McVey) wedding picture.
Image: Lara Spencer and Richard Mitchell McVey’s (Rick McVey) wedding picture.
Source: People

Ricks and Lara first met after their mutual friend set them up on a blind date. Soon after the first encounter, the two became engaged in January 2018. Without delay, after nine months of engagement, McVey and Spencer officially tied the wedding knot on September 1, 2018

The outdoor wedding ceremony was held lavishly in front of 135 friends and members in Vail, Colorado. Lara’s two children and Rick’s three grown-up kids also attend the wedding event happily.

On the big day, bride Spencer wore a mermaid skirt and sheer cutouts lace gown designed by Adam Zohar; the dress also featured a long veil. On the other hand, groom McVey was looking dashing on his white shirt, coat, black bow-tie, and black pant. 

Previous Marriage 

Before sharing wedding vows with an entrepreneur Rick, an ABC anchor, Lara was previously married to television personality David Haffenreffer. David and Lara began their romantic relationship back in 1990. On September 30, 2000, the two married at St. Andrew’s Dune Church.

From the marital relationship, Haffenreffer and Spencer also shared two adorable kids. They welcomed their very first child, a son, Duff Haffenreffer, on January 22, 2002. Similarly, they became parents for the second time in 2004, who welcomed a daughter named Kate Haffenreffer

Everything was going fine; Lara, David, and their children lived in Los Angeles. They were also parenting their children merrily. However, the pair decided to partition their relationship. And in June 2015, they officially divorced. 

Lara Spencer Enjoys A Net worth of $9 million

The television presenter and the TV producer Lara Spencer has a net worth of $9 million in total, which she has collected throughout her successful professional career. She works for TV shows like Good Morning America, Nightline, and ABC News. As for celebrity net worth, Spencer makes around $3 million.

Before joining the ABC channel, Lara hosted the entertainment news magazine show, ‘The Insider.’ There she got an opportunity to interview widely famous personalities. She also worked as a reporter for WDEF-TV.

Lara Spencer’s Career In Good Morning America

Not only that, but the journalist also reports and anchors WABC-TV’s Eyewitness News program. In 2003, Spencer hosted the series Antiques Roadshow on PBS. Besides this, Lara also creates and produces the game show It’s Worth What? She collects a reasonable sum of wealth from these all and earns enough prominence.

Spencer is also an author. She published her first book named I Brake for Yard Sales back in April 2012. Similarly, she released her second book, ‘Flea Market Fabulous: Designing Gorgeous Rooms with Vintage Treasures,’ on September 16, 2014. For the information, Lara shares a good bond with Psalm West’s mother, Kim Kardashian, and with Wanda Hutchin’s ex-spouse Michael Strahan

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