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David Letterman Facts:
David Letterman height: 6 feet & 2 inches
Weight: 83 kg (183 pounds)
Age: 67 years (April 12, 1947)

One of the celebrated names in the media line, David Letterman, is a 67 years old American TV host as well as comedian. 12th April, 1947 born this elegant gentleman has a tall striking height of 6 feet & 2 inches in an average build body weighing normally 83 kg.

David Michael Letterman was born to his parents’ Dorothy Letterman (nee Hoferet, now Dorothy Mengering) & Harry Joseph Letterman (15th April, 1915- 13th February, 1973) in Indianapolis, the capital & highly populous city of Indiana, United States. His mother, who is a church secretary, formally appeared as an occasional figure on different shows, more often at birthdays & holidays. David belongs to German ancestry through his mother & is of English German & Scots- Irish descent from his father’s side. As a child David grew up in the Broad Ripple community, near Indianapolis Motor Speedway & enjoyed collecting racers, including model cars. David carried a terror of losing his dad all through his upbringing, the senior Letterman passed away at the age of 57, due to a second severe heart attack. Staying in his hometown, David studied at the Broad Ripple High School. Behind his schooling, he desired to join the Indiana University, Indiana, U.S., but he didn’t achieve good grades for the admission, so he subsequently got enrolled at the Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana. Taking the Department of Radio & Television as a major, he completed his graduation degree at age 22, in the year 1969. David has been married for the total of 2 times throughout his life. He was with his first wife named Michelle Cook, from the year 1969 to 1977. The next year he was bounded with his then girlfriend, Merrill Markoe, with whom his affair lasted till 1988. Since the very year, this media star began his relationship with Regina Lasko & provided a name of marriage to his affair in the year 2009. The couple together shares a child.

Following the college graduation, enthusiastic David started a professional career in broadcasting as a newscaster & announcer at WBST, the college’s radio station run by the students. His radio job was traced by his new work as a weatherman & actor at WLWL (at present WTHR), an Indianapolis TV station. Around 1975, this struggling persona headed towards Los Angeles, California hoping to become a slapstick writer, as heartened by Michelle, his then-wife. There he started performing at “The Comedy Store” as a stand-up comic. By the 1997 summer, Davis had established himself as a regular & writer on ‘The Starland Vocal Band Show”, a 6 week summer sitcom. Going through many ups & downs in the professional life, David on 23rd June, 1980 was provided his independent morning show “The David Letterman Show” on NBC Network, which became a staircase to climb a height of successful career. Additional to all his television contributions, David is a television & movie producer. His shows are produced via “Worldwide Pants”, his own production company as well as the network reports on “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson”.

Achieving the successful career all through his struggling career background, David Letterman has today become one of the most famed media personalities. In the year 1996, he was placed No. 45 on the list of “50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time” by the TV Guide. Most recently, on 3rd April, 2014, this intellectual television icon announced that he will be retiring soon in the upcoming year, 2015, as of the termination of his existing indenture which concludes in August of 2015.