Lara Spencer has a new boyfriend after an amicable divorce with husband of 15 years. Meet her kids

By: Priscilla Matthews  |   | 
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Lara Spencer, a mother of two children, has reportedly been in a relationship with Wall Street financier, Rick McVey since she got divorced with her husband of 15 years, David Haffenreffer in 2015.

Quick Facts About Lara Spencer

Name Lara Spencer
Birthday June 19, 1969
Age 48 Years Old
Marital Status In Relationship
Boyfriend Rick McVey
Husband David Haffenreffer (2000-15)
Children Duff Haffenreffer and Katharine Haffenreffer

Lara and David's divorce was a cordial decision

Lara and David, who were recognized as one of the enduring celebrity couples, shocked people with the news of their divorce in 2015. The GMA co-anchor and CNN reporter-turned-real-estate-broker had exchanged wedding vows in an Episcopal ceremony at St. Andrew’s Dune Church on September 30, 2000. During that time, she was a reporter for WABC-TV and Haffenreffer was a contributor to CNN morning show Ahead of Curve.

Lara Spencer with her former husband David Haffenreffer

The parents of two had an agreeable split, and their divorce was finalized in June 2015.  On that note, the couple said in a joint statement, “After a lot of thought, care, and consideration, we have decided to end our marriage. It’s a sad decision that didn’t come easily, especially because we respect and love each other and our children. They remain our top priority. We will raise them and care for them together.”

Lara Spencer's family photo. The photo featured her ex-husband David Haffenreffer, son Duff and daughter Kate.

Reportedly, Lara’s busy schedules and workaholic attitude was a reason behind their split. The news of their separation became public three months after their divorce. 

They have remained friends for the sake of their children: a January 22, 2002, born son named Duff Haffenreffer and October 5, 2004, born daughter named Katharine Paige Haffenreffer.

Lara Spencer and David Haffenreffer together with their kids at New York Yankees game, a week after their divorce.

The whole family went on a vacation few weeks after their separation in March and were also spotted together at a New York Yankees baseball game, a week after their divorce was finalized in June.

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Lara Spencer’s new boyfriend is a Wall Street financier Rick McVey

Nearly one and a half year after the end of her marriage, Lara was spotted out on dinner with a mystery man in New York City. She made headlines as she got cozy with the man on a three-hour long date.

Lara Spencer with her alleged boyfriend Rick McVey

She was seen laying her hands on his chest and stomach, and they took multiple breaks from the meal to kiss each other. They were seen walking off hand-in-hand after their meal. The next day, sources learned that he was none other than multi-millionaire Wall Street financier Rick McVey, who chairs an online bond trading company named Marketaxess Holding Inc.

Neither of them has commented on their relationship status. But a recent picture of the couple in front of the Eiffel Tower, Paris on Lara's Instagram, has assured us that they are together. 

Lara Spencer watching a game with her new beau Rick McVey

If the reports are to be believed, they have known each other for years and started dating about a year ago. Before they were spotted together publicly, she had already left a clue among fans about their relationship posting a picture of them enjoying a game together in October 2016.


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