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CNN Talk Show Host Larry King Dies After Testing Positive for COVID-19

Popular CNN Talk Show Host Larry King has died at the age of 87, after testing positive for COVID-19 in December.

In the past, Larry King was also diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes and lung cancer. He had also suffered from various heart attacks as well.



King began as a local Florida journalist and radio interviewer in the 1950s and 1960s, and gained prominence beginning in 1978 as host of The Larry King Show, an all-night nationwide call-in radio program heard on the Mutual Broadcasting System.

From 1985 to 2010, he hosted the nightly interview television program Larry King Live on CNN. From 2012 until 2020, he hosted Larry King Now on Hulu and RT America. He continued to host Politicking with Larry King, a weekly political talk show which has aired weekly on the same two channels from 2013 until his death.