Lara Spencer



  • Birth Name: Lara Christine von Seelen
  • Birth Place: Garden City, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/19/1969, Gemini
  • Profession: Anchor; reporter
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Lara Spencer Fast Facts:
  • Was an All-American diver during her senior year at Penn State.
  • Broke into the television industry working in the renowned NBC Page Program. 
  • Parlayed her lifelong love for bargain shopping at yard sales and flea markets into a two-season hosting gig on the PBS series Antiques Roadshow.
  • Added show creator and executive producer to her professional resume in 2011 with the launch of the prime-time game show It's Worth What? on NBC.
  • Published her first book, I Brake for Yard Sales: And Flea Markets, Thrift Shops, Auctions, and the Occasional Dumpster, in April 2012.
  • Lara Spencer Relationships:
  • David "Duff" Haffenreffer - Son
  • David Haffenreffer - Husband
  • Katharine Paige Haffenreffer - Daughter
  • Carolyn von Seelen - Mother
  • Richard Ernest von Seelen - Father
  • Lara Spencer Awards:
  • 2005 Emmy: Outstanding Reality Program - Nominee
  • College:
  • Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA (BA in Broadcast Journalism, 1991)

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