Larry King, famous broadcaster for six-decades passed away on January 23 in Los Angeles at 87. Larry was the King, with worldwide fame for conducting an estimated 50,000 interviews of political leaders and celebrities. Larry had an unusual knack for being open and honest with everyone he interviewed. He spent a lot of time on Twitter too.
King was married eight times to seven women and had five children. Two of his children died last year within weeks of each other, a daughter Chaia died of lung cancer and a son Andy of a heart attack in 2020 while King was under the Saturn Pluto conjunction at 22 Capricorn opposite his NATAL PLUTO in CANCER. He had been facing numerous health problems including heart attacks in the past few years.
Let us look at his birth chart. I have added Asteroid KING #2035
Larry King Astrology Life and death Tara Greene
This is a complex man, and his chart reflects it. Look at all those dotted green lines which are quincunxes.
SCORPIO SUN, MERCURY RETROGADE, and MIDHEAVEN the 10th House of career and world fame
King was very heavily driven obsessively driven to success and was destined to make it too. He was famous for asking deep probing questions, This key astro signature. He was ambitious and hungry for power, wealth, rooting his subjects out to the core, and control. SCORPIO, ruled by PLUTO the Lord of Wealth change, death and rebirth, the soul is in the 7th house of marriage. Asteroid JUNO known as Goddess of Marriage is conjunct King’s SUN. The Scorpio death and rebirth motif was born out in King being married 8 times to 7 women! Juno is also a feminine form of Genius, an 8 direction multi-tasking intelligence.
A man with a life long career as an interviewer on multiple media has MERCURY RETROGRADE and there you go for all of those who think Mercury is a bad thing. Those born with Mercury Retrograde are very creative out of the box unique thinkers and analyze things in entirely new ways.
ASTEROID EROS in CAPRICORN opposite PLUTO in the 7th House
square Scorpio SUN and MERCURY
“I am curious about everything and have plenty of thoughts. I think about serious things, funny things have ordinary things.” King was quoted.
Mercury is the planet of Communications, media, broadcasting, debating, communication, and King was the King. His career was his crowning achievement and he achieved great financial success the attributes of Scorpio.
MARS the planet of sex, drive, ambition, machismo at 0 Capricorn- the “world point” in the 12th house of karma, secrets, career ambition, spirituality, charity, selflessness, and self-sabotage, projections around sex. Mars on the World Point is a great ambition with long-lasting staying Top of the mountain power.
MOON at 24 SAGITTARIUS in the 11th house of information, groups, organizations, politics.
Sagittarius Moon gives off an easy-going personality which is charming, charismatic, friendly, honest, and happy. his Moon is conjunct the GALACTIC CENTER a black hole that sucks in all light and matter, the center of our Milky Way Galaxy. It is a powerful broadcasting point and place of higher intelligence. King was tuned in on a Higher Level. A lifelong learner, teacher, philosopher. Sagittarius rule politics, foreign connections, publishing, wisdom, good humour. All these hats King wore through his broadcasting shows.
CAPRICORN RISING With VENUS in the 12th
Larry came from a poor background of newly emigrated Orthodox Jews. His father died of a heart attack when he was only nine years old. Capricorn’s serious mature Ascendant takes life on in a practical manner. Larry’s Venus in Capricorn in the 12th is a love of women and unconscious drive for luxury, fame, and fortune. Capricorn ascendant gives long life.
SATURN is the ruler of Capricorn AC and Venus also co-ruler of Aquarius is strong in its home sign in Larry’s first house of self-identity conjunct Asteroid KING. which is not his birth name which was Zeiger.
JUPITER in LIBRA in 9th square Venus and AC
Jupiter the planet of benefits is the highest elevated planet in his chart. Everyone liked Larry and he liked everyone he interviewed too. He treated all his guests fairly and fought for political justice. Larry oozed charm and appeared nice. Libra has social graces and can listen like no other sign. The quintessential go-between ambassador and counsellor. He loved women and hated being alone. Jupiter expands whatever it touches. The Jupiter Venus square indicates many marriages. Jupiter trines Saturn in Aquarius a nice balancing aspect.
URANUS IN ARIES
A pioneering communicator, squaring Pluto n the 7th house of others. An independent entrepreneur who Did it his way.
SOUTH NODE in LEO North NODE AQUARIUS in 1st House
South Node in Leo rules the heart. Larry and his father had a record of heart attacks. Larry had already been a particularly important figure in a past life with a LEO SOUTH NODE through a marriage or other arranged affiliation. He knew how to handle power and wealth. He needed to evolve into doing things his own unique way as a trailblazer, an inventor, in communication, ideas and taking the high road.
Chiron in GEMINI opposite Sun square NODES
Gemini is the sign of communications, marketers, charm and never grow old types. Chiron is the Wounded Healer. It was King’s fate, the Nodes, and his desire to bring Scorpio depth, revelation, and psychological insights to communicating. King was obsessed with what was varied and ever-changing. Chiron in Gemini is lung issues, grief. He recently lost two of his children.
LARRY also had an incredibly unique signature of MOON, VENUS, and MARS Out of BOUNDS
This triple out of bounds planets made Larry a unique never tie me down individual.
LARRY had a GRAND FIRE TRINE
MOON in SAGITTARIUS URANUS in ARIES and SOUTH NODE in LEO
This is an auspicious aspect which brings luck. Uranus in ARIES is a trailblazer very literally he was hot headed and deeply passionate.
Although there are many YODS or “Finger of God” in his chart the one that stands out for me is His SAGITTARIUS MOON to the NORTH NODE in AQUARIUS inconjunct PLUTO in CANCER. This signifies his need to marry and yet be a strong individual.
AT HIS DEATH
KING left three living children out of five, nine grandchildren, as well as four great-grandchildren. He was divorced from his last 7th wife. see Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Larry_King
King was under several powerful transits.
A once in a lifetime PLUTO opposition, a sure sign of death.
Venus was in Capricorn opposing PLUTO and Squaring his natal URANUS. King was just having his third Saturn return with Jupiter returning to his natal Aquarius for his 7th Jupiter return. A good death as they say.
SOUTH NODE in SAGITTARIUS conjunct his MOON
The SOUTH NODE Is an exit fated point. The Moon represents the womb, the eternal round of womb, tomb. The SOUTH NODE triggers his natal YOD to Pluto and SOUTH NODE. Pluto in Cancer is a return to the family and traditions.
MERCURY planet of communications was conjunct to his ATHENA strategy goddess and his NORTH NODE of FATE. It was time.
URANUS conjunct MARS in TAURUS squaring Asteroid KING and SATURN Lord of death it was a sudden turn death even though King was 87 years old.
He has just had a Venus Return in Capricorn Venus us square his Natal Jupiter in LIBRA he was in good spirits.
The SUN was on Asteroid KING. A royal salute.
Larry Kings’ thousands of illuminating interviews will live on. He was Jewish and the saying is “may his memory be a blessing.”.
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