• Liza Powel is best known for being married to famous television host, writer and producer Conan O'Brien.
• She graduated from Vassar College and has a Master's degree from Columbia University.
• Liza worked for Foote, Cone & Belding and is now a playwright.
• Conan and Liza have two children together and their combined net worth is estimated to be $85 million.
• Conan was valedictorian of his class of 1981 and has won Primetime Emmys and Writers Guild of America Awards.

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SpouseConan O'Brien
FactWorked as a copywriter for the advertising agency Foote, Cone & Belding.

Who is Liza Powel?

Born Elizabeth Anne Powel on the 12th November 1970, in Bainbridge Island, Washington State USA, she is best known to the world as the wife of the famous television host, writer and producer Conan O’Brien. The two met in 2000, and have been together since then. She gained world fame through their marriage, but also worked for the advertising agency Foote, Cone & Belding, and is now a playwright.

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Liza Powel Wiki: Early Life, Parents, and Education

Liza is the daughter of Jake Powel, but there are no details about Liza’s biological mother, and whether she has any siblings or not. After matriculating, Liza enrolled at Vassar College, graduating with a bachelor’s degree, however, her education didn’t stop there as she soon enrolled at Columbia University, from which she obtained a Master’s degree in Fine Arts.

Career and First Meeting with Conan O’Brien

There aren’t many details about Liza’s career, including when she dived into the corporate world, but it is known that she worked for F.C.B for quite some time. It was in 2000 that she met Conan for the first time, when a part of Conan’s show in the advertisement sketch. Infatuated by Liza, he asked her out, and their love was born.

The Wedding Ceremony and Married Life

Following an 18th months long relationship, Conan and Liza had their wedding ceremony in Seattle, but the media wasted invited, and there are no pictures, and no further details of the ceremony. Since then the two have often been together, including at various prestigious events such as MTV Awards back in 2014. They have welcomed two children, a daughter Neve, who was born on the 14th October 2003, and a son named Becket, who was born on the 9th November 2005. Since Liza married Conan, she has become a prominent personality, and everyone wanted to know everything about her, however, she has managed to hide all the important details about her life before she met Conan. Hopefully, she changes her mind and starts sharing details about her childhood and career.
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Do You Know How Rich Liza Powel Is?

Well, as we know so little about Liza’s career – even her writing activities are kept under wraps – we are sad to say that her individual wealth is also yet to be revealed. However, we can tell you that combined with that of her husband, Conan O’Brien, it is estimated at $85 million. Pretty impressive don’t you think?

Liza Powel Husband, Conan O’Brien

Now that we have shared with you all we know about Liza, let’s share some information about her husband, Conan O’Brien. Born Conan Christopher O’Brien on the 18th April 1963, in Brookline, Massachusetts USA, he is a television host, comedian, writer and producer as well, best known to the world for hosting several late night talk shows, including “Conan” on TBS since 2010, and before that “Late Night”, and “The Tonight Show”, among others.

Conan is the son of physician and epidemiologist Thomas Francis O’Brien, who worked at Harvard Medical School as a professor of medicine, and Ruth, nee Reardon, a lawyer and partner at the Boston firm Ropes & Gray. He went to Brookline High School, where he started showcasing his writing skills by serving as the managing editor of the school newspaper entitled The Sagamore. He was valedictorian of the class of 1981, and upon matriculation enrolled at Harvard University, graduating magna cum laude in history and literature.

Career Beginnings

His career started in the late ‘80s; he was first the writer for the HBO’s series “Not Necessarily the News”, and “The Wilton North Report”, while also becoming a part of the comedy troupe “The Groundlings”, before in 1988 being hired directly by Lorne Michaels as the writer for “Saturday Night Live”. In 1991 he quite “SNL” after one of his sketches failed to be incorporated into the show, and in the next two years he worked as a writer and producer for “The Simpsons”.

Rise to Prominence and Awards

In 1993 all changed for Conan, when he was selected as the new host of the “Late Night” show when David Letterman announced that he was leaving. His debut was welcomed with unfavorable critiques, but as time passed his performance improved, and Conan became a star. He was the host of “Late Night” until 2009 and since 2010 he has been the host of his own show “Conan”, which airs on cable station TBS. Since launching his career, Conan has won a number of awards, including three Primetime Emmys from 22 nominations, and has also received six Writers Guild of America Awards for his work.

General Info

Full NameLiza Powel O'Brien
EducationVassar College, Columbia University


SpouseConan O'Brien
ChildrenNeve O'Brien, Beckett O'Brien
ParentsJake Powel

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1[on The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (2009)] The truth is, 'The Tonight Show' was the definition of cultural relevancy for decades. And all of a sudden, it's not. That's not Conan's fault. It's not anybody's fault. It just happened.


1Worked as a copywriter for the advertising agency Foote, Cone & Belding.
2Met Conan O'Brien in 2000 while he was taping a remote for "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" (1993)_ at her office.




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60 Minutes2010TV Series documentaryHerself - Conan's Wife (segment "Conan")
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Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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