Harry Joseph Letterman

Harry Joseph Letterman

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Updated On November 14, 2021

Harry Joseph Letterman is famous for being the only son of David Letterman. Harry Joseph Letterman is a well-known television personality, writer, producer, and comedian from the United States.

Early Life and Childhood

Harry Joseph Letterman was born on November 3, 2003, and is currently 18 years old. Similarly, being born in North Salem, New York, United States, he is American by nationality. Likewise, he belongs to a Christian family. On the other hand, his birth sign is Scorpio.

Moving on towards his family members, he was born to David Letterman and Regina Lasko. His father is a well-known American TV host and comedian. Likewise, his mother is an accomplished production manager. Similarly, the star kid had a decent childhood.

He was nearly kidnaped during his boyhood, but police investigators foiled the plot in 2005 when the kidnapper planned to demand $5 million in exchange for Harry’s release. Then, as part of the conspiracy, law enforcement agents accused Kelly Frank, who had previously worked as a house painter for David Letterman.

Harry Joseph Letterman

Caption: Harry with his father David (source: TV Stars Info)


Unlike many other famous children, Harry has kept a low profile when it comes to his schooling. Although the little youngster has yet to speak about his school years, his adoring father said that his son was enrolled in online studies throughout the 2020 shutdown. He informed Howard Stern at the time that the sole benefit of Quarantining was that he was able to spend more time with his children and wife.

Professional Life and Career

The 18-year-old Harry hasn’t started his career yet and is still yet to graduate. He came into the spotlight as the son of David Letterman.

His father David Letterman’s Career

David Letterman began his career as the host of a radio talk show on WNTS (AM) and as an anchor and weatherman on WLWI (TV) in Indianapolis. He covered the Indianapolis 500 for ABC Sports in 1971 as a pit road reporter.

Moving on, he relocated to Los Angeles in 1975 to pursue a career as a comedy writer and began performing at The Comedy Store. In 1977, he was hired as a regular writer for CBS’s six-week series ‘The Starland Vocal Band Show.’ In 1978, he joined Mary Tyler Moore’s variety program, ‘Mary,’ as a cast member.

He landed his first-morning comedy show, “The David Letterman Show,” on NBC in June 1980. In February 1982, he started presenting the NBC show “Late Night with David Letterman.” When Johnny Carson departed in 1992, David Letterman anticipated being awarded Carson’s job on “The Tonight Show.” NBC later offered the part to Jay Leno. As a result, David departed NBC to host his late-night show on CBS.

As his contract with CBS was due to expire in March 2002, ABC offered him a program, which he eagerly accepted. However, CBS announced on December 4, 2006, that Letterman has renewed his contract to broadcast the “Late Show with David Letterman” through 2010. CBS reported in April 2012 that Letterman’s contract has been renewed through 2015.

In 2016, he also appeared as a celebrity guest on the climate change documentary show “Years of Living Dangerously.” In 2017, he and Alec Baldwin co-hosted Turner Classic Movies’ ‘The Essentials.’ On Netflix in 2018, he began presenting a six-episode series called “My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman.”

Harry Joseph Letterman

Caption: David hosting a talk show (Source: Purple Clover)

Net Worth

As discussed, he hasn’t started his career and currently has no net worth. On the other hand, his father David has a huge net worth of $400 million US dollars.

Relationship Status

Moving on toward the romantic relationship of  Harry Letterman, he is too young for it. He is very early to be in any kind of relationship with any other woman. Talking about the relationship between David and Regina, they started dating in 1986 and got married on March 19, 2009.

Body Measurements and Social Media

As per her pictures, Harry has light brown hair and brown eyes. Furthermore, her body measurements such as height, weight, chest-waist-hip size, are not available on the web.

Harry Letterman is not active on any social media platforms. Likewise, the celebrity kid maintains a secret life and has not publicized his life.