Conan O’Brien Wife Liza Powel O’Brien: Bio and Facts

Conan O'Brien wife Liza O'Brien
Conan O'Brien with his wife Liza O'Brien

Who is Conan O’Brien’s wife?

Liza Powel O’Brien is the wife of Conan Christopher O’Brien. He is an American TV host, comedian, and a producer. His wife Liza is a copywriter. She has worked for the advertising agency Foote, Cone & Belding.

Liza is raising her two kids and also serving as a member of the reading committee for Ojai Playwrights Conference and on the selection committee for the Children’s Defense Fund’s Beat the Odds program in Los Angeles. The committee  identifies and assists academically talented high school students who are at high risk.

Personal Information on Liza O’Brien

Birth Name: Elizabeth Ann Powel

Date of Birth: November 12th, 1970

Age: 47 years (as of 2017)

Place of Birth: Bainbridge Island

Height: 5’8” (173 cm)

Education: Vassar College and Columbia University

Children: 2 (daughter Neve O’Brien, and son Beckett O’Brien)

How did Conan O’Brien meet Liza Powel?

Liza met her husband Conan on the set of of Late Night with Conan O’brien in 2000 while they were doing a sketch involving Foote, Cone and Belding, the advertising company which was employing Liza. They liked each other instantly and dated for 18 months before their wedding in 2002.

Interesting facts about Liza O’Brien

Liza is a charitable woman

Liza O’Brien with her husband Conan,J.J. Abrams and Katie McGrath in the 21st annual Beat The Odds awards for or the Children’s Defense Fund-California

She came to know about a charity organization called The Lark  (a New York based organization that is dedicated to supporting playwrights) in 2010 through its Roundtable program. She found a common cause with the organization and has developed a close relationship with the staffs, fellows and friends. She is grateful for the opportunity The Lark has provided and she’s committed to it’s cause.

She is supportive of her husband

Liza’s admiration of her husband is no secret. She loves her husband and she has fully supported him though his rough patches. One notable incident is when Conan was dropped from The tonight show, addressing to the controversies surrounding the host, she said, “The truth isThe Tonight Show was the definition of cultural relevancy for decades. And all of a sudden, it’s not. That’s not Conan’s fault.”

Talent is in her genes

Liza’s father is Jake Powel. He is the leader and guitarist for the Dixieland band, The New Orleans Quintet. The band has amazing local popularity and has been playing at the New Orleans Creole Restaurant in Seattle’s Pioneer Square every Monday evening for more than two decades.

She has a lavish lifestyle

Liza is a committed mother of two but she still manages to find time to drift between the couple’s several properties. They own a home in Brentwood, Los Angeles, California. They also have a  summer home in Norfolk, Massachusetts and the most lavish of them all is an octagonal country retreat in Washington, Connecticut.

Who has Liza O’Brien dated so far?

She has not been involved with any other celebrity than her husband Conan.

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