US famous TV host Larry King died on Saturday. He was 87. Larry King was one of America’s premier hosts. He has interviewed many big personalities including Presidents. Larry King was awarded the Peabody Award for his work. Ora Media has tweeted and informed about his death.
Ora Media, which Mr. King co-founded in 2012, confirmed the death in a statement posted on Mr. King’s own Twitter account and said he had died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
A statement about King’s death has been posted on King’s verified Facebook account on Saturday, stating, “With deep sorrow, Ora Media announces the demise of its co-founder, host and friend Larry King , Who died at the age of 87 this morning at the Cedar-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. For 63 years on radio, television and digital media platforms, Larry’s many thousands of interviews, awards, and global accolades have stood as a witness to his unique and lasting talent as a broadcaster. ”
Larry King was the co-founder of Ora Media. He was infected with Corona a few days ago. He was admitted to Cedars Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles for treatment.
Larry King hosted CNN’s famous show ‘Larry King Live’ for 25 years. He was active on radio and television for more than 60 years. He will always be remembered for his celebrity interviews, political debates and occasional discussions.
A son of European immigrants who grew up in Brooklyn and never went to college, Mr. King began as a local radio interviewer and sportscaster in Florida in the 1950s and ’60s, rose to prominence with an all-night coast-to-coast radio call-in show starting in 1978, and from 1985 to 2010 anchored CNN’s highest-rated, longest-running program, reaching millions across America and around the world.
He has also interviewed celebrities including Dalai Lama, Elizabeth Taylor, Mikhail Gorbachev, Barack Obama, Bill Gates and Lady Gaga in his career. Russian President Vladimir Putin has also mourned the death of Larry King.