Legendary Talk Show Host Larry King Passes Away at 87

On Saturday, news broke out regarding the legendary talk show host Larry King’s passing. Celebrities, news anchors and fans alike took to social media to share the influence the late Larry King had on their lives. 

Photo: Larry King | Instagram


Ora Media, the production company King founded with the Mexican media tycoon Carlos Slim, stated that, "For 63 years and across the platforms of radio, television and digital media, Larry’s many thousands of interviews, awards, and global acclaim stand as a testament to his unique and lasting talent as a broadcaster."

Photo: Larry King | Instagram


Larry King had been hospitalized with COVID-19 in late December last year and was confined in the ICU for a period of time. He passed away Saturday, 23rd January, morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, according to Ora Media.

For more than five decades in radio and national Television broadcasting, half of it was spent hosting CNN’s “Larry King Live,” where King mingled with the famous and infamous alike.

A lot of his friends and those who know Larry wrote touching tributes to the late broadcasting legend and thanking him for making such a significant impact in their personal lives.

People are grateful for the years of stories, guidance and friendship that Larry shared with them. Larry King is an institution, a broadcasting legend, a news icon, who will never be replaced and will be truly missed.

Prayers and light to the entire King family today. May your soul rest in eternal peace.

Once again, thank you for inspiring the younger generations who embrace the news and media industry. You will be surely missed, Larry King.
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