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Laura Schlessinger Biography

Updated On 21 Dec, 2016 Published On 21 Dec, 2016
Laura Schlessinger

Facts of Laura Schlessinger

Date of Birth :
Age : 77 years old
Family Name : Schlessinger
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Capricorn

Relationship short Statistics of Laura Schlessinger

What is Laura Schlessinger marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Single
How many children does Laura Schlessinger have ? (name): 1 Children
Is Laura Schlessinger having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Laura Schlessinger Lesbian ? No

An author, socially conservative commentator, and radio talk show host, Laura Schlessinger is best known for her popular radio segment, The Dr. Laura Program. She also published several self-help books, including Ten Stupid Things Women Do to Mess Up Their Lives and Surviving a Shark Attack. Her parents were Monroe Schlessinger, a civil engineer, and Yolanda Ceccovini Schlessinger, an Italian Catholic war bride. She earned a master's and Ph.D. in physiology from Columbia University as graduate studies. She was the first woman to win the Marconi Award for Network/Syndicated Personality of the Year.

She married first husband, Michael Rudolph, in 1972. She later wed Lewis Bishop, with whom she had a son. According to her personal friend, Shelly Herman, Laura lived with Lewis for about nine years before she was married to him. However, after four years of their togetherness they moved apart. Dr. Laura's husband, Lewis G. Bishop, died November 2, 2015, after being ill for 1and half years. So she is currently living alone.

Laura Schlessinger Married

Marriage with Michael F. Rudolph

Schlessinger met and married Michael F. Rudolph, a dentist, in 1972 while she was attending Columbia University. The couple had a Unitarian ceremony. However their divorce was finalized in 1977.

Marriage with Lewis G. Bishop

In 1975, while working in the labs at USC, she met Lewis G. Bishop, a professor of neurophysiology who was married and the father of three children. Bishop separated from his wife and began living with Schlessinger the same year. Bishop and Schlessinger married in 1985. However he died in November 2, 2015, after being ill for 1.5 years.

Laura Schlessinger Children

SON : Deryk Bishop

Father: Lewis G. Bishop

Schlessinger's only child, a son named Deryk, was born in November 1985.

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