The Morning Show host Larry Emdur's real age shocks fans

Penny Burfitt
·Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer
·3-min read

We all know that TV is full of beautiful people who don’t necessarily reflect the world around us, but one Aussie personality has left fans truly gobsmacked this week after he revealed his real age – and it wasn’t what anyone was expecting.

The Morning Show host Larry Emdur has always boasted a youthful face, brightening up screens for Channel Seven’s early morning shows with his regular spot on The Morning Show and regular stint on Sunrise and Weekend Sunrise.

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Baby-faced Larry Emdur's real age surprised fans. Photo: Seven

How misleading his youthful looks are, however, wasn’t properly known until the host shared a snap to Instagram following his birthday this year.

“Yesterday I turned 56, today I find this book on my desk,” he wrote. “What a kick in the guts! I’ll read it tonight after dinner at 5:30 pm. Looking forward to chatting about this today on The Morning Show.”

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Larry revealed his age in more ways than one with this birthday snap. Photo: Instagram/larryemdur
Larry revealed his age in more ways than one with this birthday snap. Photo: Instagram/larryemdur

Not only were fans surprised to hear the host was the ripe old age of 56, with the unlined face of a man in his mid-forties, but they couldn’t help but notice a surprise detail he slipped into the shot.

The TV star posed reading a book entitled ‘Senior Moments’, balancing his new book rather precariously over his middle finger, which was pointedly aimed towards the camera.

“That finger Larry,” one fan wrote.

“I see a 'bird'! “ another eagle-eyed observer pointed out.

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Larry got his start hosting The Price is Right for Channel Nine in the 1990's. Photo: Nine

Larry, who rose to prominence hosting The Price is Right for Channel Nine between the early ‘90s and early 2000s has been a regular face of Aussie TV for almost three decades now, meaning his age shouldn’t really come as a surprise to anyone.

That didn’t mean his fans weren’t shocked by the age reveal, however.

Fans couldn't believe Larry has turned 56. photo: Instagram/ transformationcoach
Fans couldn't believe Larry has turned 56. photo: Instagram/ transformationcoach

“Not old at all,” one fan wrote admiringly.

“Fifty-six is the new 40,” wrote another who was in disbelief.

“You look fabulous, you're married to a stunner, and you get to work with Kylie every day,” another fan wrote. “STOP COMPLAINING!!!”

It’s not the first time a celebrity has baffled fans by revealing their true age

Earlier this year fans were shocked to learn MasterChef star Poh Ling Yeow, who boasts the fresh face of a woman in her thirties is actually approaching 50.

The star’s age was outed by a fan who took to Twitter writing: "Poh is 47 years old... Who looks like that at 47?"

The comment kicked off a firestorm online with MasterChef fans across the country absolutely bamboozled by her agelessness.

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