Regina Lasko is the long-time wife of the American TV host, David Letterman. She is a production manager by profession. She only came into the limelight after her husband’s scandal surfaced.

The couple has been together for nearly four decades now. Let’s know how the couple secured their relationship for this long alongside other interesting facts relating to the life of Letterman’s wife Regina.

Early Life Details

Lasko was born on the 20th of November, 1960 in the United States of America. Her father Edward Lasko was a veteran US Army who later worked as an accountant after retirement. Similarly, Lasko’s mother Mary Margaret Doyle was in Conneaut, Ohio at the time of Regina’s birth.

Regina, who once mentioned her grandfather used to be a lighthouse keeper during world war II, graduated with BA in Radio-TV-Film from North Western University and studied MBA at Case Western Reserve University.

Net Worth – Rich Lifestyle of Regina Lasko And David Letterman

Regina Lasko is undoubtedly living a rich lifestyle. On top of being a production manager, her husband has a great career which has earned him fortunes. Lasko is estimated to have a net worth of $2 Million which she has earned in her professional life.

David Letterman’s house in North Salem, New York.
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Similarly, Regina’s comedy writer and producer, husband Letterman has a net worth of $400 Million. He has 12 real estate properties, 6 cars, and 3 yachts. He has stocks in successful companies like FedEx, Netflix, Mastercard, and so on.

With all this fortune, Lasko is living a comfortable and lavish life with her family in their house which spans an area of 9,400 square-foot in Indianapolis.

David Letterman Was Already In a Relationship When He Started Seeing Regina

Regina Lasko first met her husband David Letterman in the year 1986. After some interactions, the pair started liking each other and were in love. However, Letterman was already in a relationship with Merrill Markoe, the head writer of David Letterman’s show.

Merrill and David were cohabiting when Regina came into the life of Letterman. Later, David continued seeing Regina after he broke up with Markoe. Even though the pair got separated they had to work together for the show.

Regina Lasko And David Letterman Waited Twenty-three Years To Get Married

Regina Lasko and David Letterman got married on the 19th of March, 2009 at the courthouse in Choteau, Montana. The couple kept their marriage a secret and private. Even though the love birds started their relationship in 1986, they waited 23 years to get married.

Regina Lasko and her husband David Letterman together in the concert.
Regina Lasko and her husband David Letterman together in the concert.
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As per Lisa Sinton, Clerk of District Court in Teton County, the wedding ceremony of Letterman and Lasko was only between five to ten minutes long. The TV host later announced his marriage on his show.

Although there were lots of ups and downs in their relationship, the couple has stuck together to date. Regina and Letterman are currently happy in their marital relationship. In addition to this, David was already married to Michelle Cook from 1968 to 1977.

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Regina Gave Birth To Harry At The Age Of 43

It is common for celebrities to become parents after the age of 35. Regina became the mother of Harry Joseph at the age of 43. She and Letterman became the parents of their son before their marriage. He is the only child of the couple and is named after David’s father.

Harry was born out of wedlock on the 3rd of November, 2003 in North Salem, New York. He is currently a student at Brown University and is yet to decide on a career path. He has an estimated height of 6 ft and one inch which is equivalent to 185 cm.

Regina Lasko's son Harry Joseph Letterman.
Regina Lasko’s son Harry Joseph Letterman.
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Joseph started enrolled at Brown University in the year 2022. Letterman said it is devastating to be far from his son. He also disclosed that his room at the university was not that big.

Harry, have you met the kid yet that sells weed?’ I’m thinking this would get a good laugh,”


Harry Joseph, Son of David Letterman and Regina Lasko Was Nearly Kidnapped

A man named Kelly A Frank had made a plan in 2005 to kidnap the young son of Regina for asking $5 Million in return. For this purpose, he worked as a painter at their Montana Ranch.

However, it did not get successful and Frank was arrested by the authorities. This horrible incident brought the couple closer. Speaking of Frank, he was arrested and sentenced to ten years.

Husband – David Letterman

Regina Lasko’s husband David Letterman is a well-known American TV host from The Late Night With David Letterman. He blessed his parents with his arrival in 1947 and was raised alongside two sisters in Indianapolis. The TV host stands tall with a height of 6 ft and 2 inches which is equivalent to 187 cm.

Regina Laskos husband David Letterman
Regina Lasko’s husband David Letterman.
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Letterman’s mother is Dorothy Marie, a church secretary and his father Harry Joseph Letterman was a florist. His father was an amazing comedian and he always admired him. Fear of losing his father started when Joseph had a heart attack.

David after studying at Broad Ripple High School, got enrolled at Ball State University even though he wanted to study at Indiana University. Starting as a Weatherman, David got wide popularity as the host of The Late Night With David Letterman. After he resigned from the Late Show and CBS, David started a series My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman.

Lasko Was Deeply Affected After Knowing About Letterman’s Infidelity

Lasko who has been together with Letterman felt extreme sadness after learning about Letterman’s infidelity. David’s relationship with several female employees got surfaced after six months of their marriage. He was blackmailed that if he did not pay $2 Million, his scandal would be surfaced.

David Letterman apologized for sleeping with female staff.

Letterman himself admitted that he had had extramarital affairs. This shattered Lasko and the couple was not seen in public together for some time. Later things were sorted out between them. The blackmailer was Robert ‘Joe’ Halderman the ex-partner of his assistant Stephanie Birkitt with whom he had a relationship.

After all these years, Regina has forgiven David. However, Letterman still lives with this guilt and said he can not forgive himself for this.

Secret Of Survival Of Regina Lasko & David Letterman’s Relationship

After all these ups and downs, as well as the surfacing of infidelity, Regina and David are still continuing their relationship. Many people may wonder how the couple’s relationship has not been affected by all this.

To answer this Letterman said taking responsibility for his action was key to saving his marriage. He became honest and was able to win Lasko’s heart once again. Lasko has not said anything wrong about her husband in the media too.

Regina Lasko Works As A Production Manager

Like her husband David Letterman, Regina is also involved in the entertainment industry. She is a production manager. While her husband is on the stage, she does most of the work backstage.

A year after their initial meeting, Lasko was working as a production manager at David Letterman’s show. She has five credits as a production manager on her IMDb profile. Some of them are for Saturday Night Live, Late Night with David Letterman, Another World, and so on.

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