Susan Anne Povich Biography, Age, Career & Net Worth

Who is Susan Anne Povich?

Susan Anne Povich is an American Lawyer, chef, and restaurateur. She is famous as the daughter of Maury Povich. Her father is a famous television personality and has been working for three decades.

She got publically famous when she appeared on her father’s show “Maury”. He introduced Susan Anne in such a beautiful way that the viewers got captivated by her presence.

Early Life

Susan Anne Povich was born on December 30th, 1964 in Washington, DC. She holds American nationality and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity. She believes in the Jewish Religion and her zodiac sign is Capricorn.


There is no clear detail about Susan’s Early & High school education. But she mentioned her graduation during the interview taken by her father. Susan stated that she has two bachelor’s degrees from two various universities.

Firstly, Susan Anne Povichcompleted her graduation from the University of Michigan with major of Bachelor of Arts. She completed her second degree in law from Harvard University.

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Susan Anne Povich’s father Maurice Richard Povich is a Washington native. He is a retired American Television personality. Maurice started his career by working for a local radio station in the ’60s and upgraded to a television reporter. He has hosted a show “The Maury Povich Show” for almost three decades.

Susan’s Mother Phyllis Minkoff is a Pittsburgh native and works as a Public relations consultant. She has a sister named Amy Povich and her parents have been divorced since 1979.


Full Name Susan Anne Povich
Famous as Daughter of Maury Povich
Nick Name Lobstahmama
Birth Date December 30th 1964
Birthplace Washington DC
Age 58 Years Old
Father’s Name Maury Povich
Mother’s Name Phyllis Minkoff
Siblings Amy Povich (Sister)

Matthew Jay Povich (Step-brother)

Spouse Ralph Winthrop Gorham
Children Jesse Ralph (Son)

Charley Ralph (Daughter)

Education Graduation from the University of Michigan & Harvard University
Religion Jewish
Nationality American
Ethnicity Caucasian
Sexuality Straight
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Gender Female
Marital Status Married
Height 5 feet and 7 inches or 170 cm
Weight 60 kg or 132 lbs.
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Brown
Profession Lawyer, Businesswoman, and chef
Net Worth $5 Million


Susan Anne started her career as a lawyer. She has given ten years to her law profession in Manhattan working in the legal field of tech and music industries.

With time, a passion for cooking eventually made her leave her legal profession. Susan Anne Povich got her enrollment in a French Culinary School for training in cooking. Now, she is a professionally trained chef after completing her course.

In 2009, Susan and her spouse co-founded a dish named “Red Hook Lobster Pound”. It was a delicious food made from New England-style seafood and cocktails. During a trip to Portland, Susan and her husband enjoyed eating fresh lobsters which created an inspiration for their restaurant. The couple decide to start selling lobsters and lobster rolls in their hometown Brooklyn. Their food business has successfully expanded all around Manhattan and Washington, DC.

In 2011, Susan introduced a food truck “Big Red” which specializes in lobster rolls. In 2013, this truck was crowned by the Daily Meal Organization” with the title “The Best Food Truck in America”. It got the first rant out of 400 trucks nationwide.


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Personal Relationship

Susan Anne Povich is married to Ralph Gorham who is a professional restaurateur. He is also a professional contractor and motorcycle designer. Before the couple got married, Ralph was running the Simba Construction Company. Which were specialized in custom furniture design and motorcycle body prototype designs.

In the 1990s, Susan Anne Povich and Ralph met at a New York Rangers game show. Susan got to know that Ralph was divorced but she still started dating him. With time, the couple got engaged. On May 10th, 1998, they got married in a Jewish ceremony surrounded by their loved ones. This ceremony took place at Susan’s father’s apartment in Manhattan. The couple started to run a seafood business together.


The couple is blessed with two children. On August 30th, 1999, they gave birth to a son named Jesse. On November 19th, 2004 a daughter was born named Charley who is a blessing to Susan and Ralph. Charley is athletically gifted in volleyball. She also participates in lawyer’s debates and helps out her parents at their family restaurant.

Physical Appearance

As of 2024, Iris is 58 years old. She has a perfect height of 5 feet 7 inches or 170cm due to her slim body figure. Susan weighs 60kg (132 lbs.). She has a gorgeous personality while having beautiful green eyes and brown hair.

Social Media

Susan is not a famous social media personality as having no interest in sharing pictures or reels of her lifestyle. But she owns two social media accounts.

She is running an Instagram account with the username lobstahmama having almost 897 followers. She shares pictures of her seafood restaurant weekly on this platform.

She has also a Facebook account with the username Susan Povich .

Susan Anne Povich’s Net Worth

Although Susan’s net worth is not publically stated till today. Through her yearly returns to her seafood restaurant. Various sources mentioned that has an estimated net worth of 5 million dollars.

Interesting Facts

  • Susan and her husband are the superheroes of their kitchen making delicious food for their guest.
  • Susan Anne Povich likes adventures, crafting something new, and exploring places outside.
  • Ice cream is his super favorite while playing with pets and watching the sunset makes her happy when she’s bored.


Q- Who is Maury Povich?

A- Susan’s father Maury Povich is a retired American Television personality who has hosted a show “The Maury Povich Show” for almost three decades.

Q- Who is the mother of Susan?

A- Susan’s Mother Phyllis Minkoff is a Pittsburgh native and works as a Public relations consultant.

Q- What is Maury’s show based on?

A- The Maury Povich Show is famous for its DNA test segments on paternity.

Q- Who is Susan’s Husband?

A- Susan’s husband, Ralph Gorham is a professional restaurateur. He is also a professional contractor and motorcycle designer

Q- What is the specialist of Susan Seafood restaurant?

A- A dish named “Red Hook Lobster Pound” made from New England-style seafood and cocktails.

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