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Shawn King

Shawn King (born Shawn Engemann on November 5, 1959) is an American singer. She is the wife of television and radio personality Larry King. King has recorded one album, In My Own Backyard, for Lofton Creek Records. King was born in Studio City, California. King attended Brigham Young University. She married Larry King on September 5, 1997. She is the mother of three sons: Chance Armstrong King (b. March 9, 1999) and Cannon Edward King (b. May 22, 2000), who are from King, and Danny Southwick (b. Sept. 28, 1981) from a previous marriage. With her brother Paul (Engemann), she had a small (#91) national chart record, "For Your Love", in 1975, billed as Christopher Paul and Shawn. King is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Her father, Karl Engemann, is an executive in the recording industry and began working with the Osmond Family in the mid-1970s. Shawn's uncle, Bob Engemann, is an original member of the 1960s trio The Lettermen. On April 14, 2010, both Larry King and Shawn King filed for divorce. They have since stopped the proceedings, claiming, "We love our children, we love each other, we love being a family. That is all that matters to us". Larry and

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Larry King
Surprise 80th B-Day Party at Dodger Stadium

Larry King's wife pulled a risky move Friday night ... throwing a surprise birthday for her 80-year old husband ... but don't worry, the T.V. legend made it out alive.Larry's wife Shawn King… READ MORE >

TMZ Live: Mel Gibson, Lindsay's Lawyer & Larry King

TMZ Live: Mel Gibson, Lindsay's Lawyer & Larry King

We took your questions on everything today -- including a spousal abuse investigation in the Mel Gibson case, Lindsay Lohan's lawyer quitting, and Larry King bailing on his divorce.  READ MORE >

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Larry King Divorce Is History

Larry King Divorce Is History

TMZ has learned Larry King and Shawn Southwick have dropped their divorce.Both sides filed petitions to dismiss their divorce papers yesterday.  They seem to do everything in tandem. Both… READ MORE >

- 1570 days ago
Larry and Shawn King -- May Come Down to Money

Larry and Shawn King -- May Come Down to Money

Larry King and wife Shawn King have not withdrawn their divorce petitions ... and we're told the tipping point is money.People familiar with the situation tell us nothing is going to happen while… READ MORE >

- 1596 days ago
Shawn King Depression Triggered by Alleged Affair

Shawn King Depression Triggered by Alleged Affair

Sources tell TMZ Shawn King's depression started, continued and never stopped over Larry King's alleged affair with Shawn's sister.We're told Shawn has been "extremely depressed" for more than… READ MORE >

- 1598 days ago
Police Report Lists Shawn King's Prescriptions

Police Report Lists Shawn King's Prescriptions

TMZ has obtained a copy of the police report listing the various prescription bottles found at Shawn King's bedside in Provo, Utah -- a total of eight bottles were found.Among the prescriptions by… READ MORE >

- 1599 days ago
Larry King's Wife -- Evidence of Suicide Attempt

Larry King's Wife -- Evidence of Suicide Attempt

Shawn King, Larry King's wife, left a handwritten note stating she OD'd on purpose and indicated where she wanted to be buried ... this according to police.Shawn's dad called 911 on May 28 at the… READ MORE >

- 1599 days ago
Larry King: 'The Story Is Never Over'

Larry King: 'The Story Is Never Over'

Hours after Larry King moved back in with his wife Shawn Southwick, the Casanova of cable news was already delivering a cryptic message about the future of his marriage -- "The story is never… READ MORE >

- 1628 days ago
Larry King -- Honey, I'm Back Home!

Larry King -- Honey, I'm Back Home!

Larry King is done sleeping alone -- TMZ has learned CNN's most notorious playboy is moving back in with his wife Shawn Southwick ... at least for now. Sources close to the couple tell us King is… READ MORE >

- 1629 days ago
Larry King and Wife Push Back Divorce Deadline

Larry King and Wife Push Back Divorce Deadline

TMZ has learned Larry King and his wife, Shawn Southwick, are unsure if they should stay married and need more time to decide if they'll go forward with the divorce.TMZ broke the story that Larry… READ MORE >

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