Levi Larkey: Who Is Carole King Klein’s Son?

Levi Larkey is most famously known as the son of American musician, singer, and songwriter Carole King Klein.

Levi is not the only child of his mother, Carole King. Let’s find out intriguing details surrounding the enigmatic son of the legendary Carole King.

Quick Bio

Full NameLevi Larkey 
Famous forSon of Carole King Klein
GenderMale
Date of BirthApril 23, 1974
BirthplaceLA, California, USA
Age50 years (As of 2024)
FatherCharles Larkey
MotherCarole King Klein
Siblings Louise Goffin, Sherry Goffin & Molly Larkey
GrandparentsEugenia & Sidney N. Klein
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse Bena Larkey
ChildrenOcean Larkey
ProfessionBoom Operator
NationalityAmerican
Sexual OrientationStraight

About Levi Larkey

Levi Larkey was born to Carole King Klein and Charles Larkey on April 23, 1974, in Los Angeles, California, USA. As of 2024, he is 50 years old. 

His zodiac sign is Taurus. These individuals are known for being patient, hard workers, and seeking emotional and financial security. 

Specific details about Levi’s childhood, education, and early life are not disclosed publicly.

Levi’s Mother, Carole King Klein 

Carole King Klein is an American singer-songwriter and musician who has been active since 1958. She was born Carol Joan Klein on February 9, 1942, in Manhattan, New York, and raised in Brooklyn. 

Levi’s Mother, Carole King Klein 
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King is widely recognized as one of the most influential musicians ever. She is the most successful female songwriter in the US during the latter half of the 20th century.

She has written and co-written over 400 songs that have been recorded, and she has won four Grammy Awards. King has been inducted twice into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a performer and songwriter. 

She is the first woman to be honored with the 2013 Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. Additionally, she received the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors. 

Levi Larkey’s Father, Charles Larkey

Charles Larkey, a bass player, initially based in Los Angeles before settling in Austin, Texas, was married to Carole King from 1970 to 1976. 

Known for his skills on the bass guitar, Larkey contributed to various groups, including Jo Mama, The City, The Myddle Class, and The Barbers. 

In the late 1960s, he joined The Fugs and later played bass guitar on some of Carole King’s recordings in the 1970s. 

Collaborating with Carole King, they formed the trio The City, releasing the album Now That Everything’s Been Said. 

Charles Larkey’s early life was spent in New Jersey, attending Governor Livingston High School, where his passion for music blossomed through performances in garage bands like The Fugs and Myddle Class. 

Currently, Charles Larkey reportedly resides in Austin, Texas, keeping a low profile away from the limelight.

Levi’s Parents Divorce

Carole King and Charles Larkey married in 1970 but divorced in 1976. The split was due to Charles Larkey’s deep commitment to his music career. Carole explained that their love remained strong. 

However, differences in their lifestyles, with Charles immersed in the music scene and Carole leading a domestic life, ultimately led to their separation.

His Mother Marriages

Carole King, the “You’ve Got a Friend” artist, had several marriages. She first married Gerry Goffin, an American lyricist, in 1959. Together, they had two children, Louise and Sherry, but the couple separated in 1969. 

Carole then married Charles Larkey in 1970, and they welcomed their children, Molly in 1971 and Levi in 1974. Similar to her previous marriage, Carole parted ways with Charles in 1976. 

Her third marriage was to Rick Evers in 1977, but sadly, it ended a year later with Rick’s passing in 1978. 

Carole’s fourth and final marriage was with Rick Sorenson, lasting from 1982 to 1989, during which she did not have any more children.

Levi’s Siblings 

Levi has one sister, Molly Larkey, and two other half-sisters, Louise Goffin and Sherry Goffin, from her mother’s first marriage to lyricist Gerry Goffin. 

Louise Goffin

Louise Goffin was born on March 23, 1960, is a renowned musician and actress. With a career spanning decades, she released albums like Kid Blue (1976) and Two Different Movies (2020). 

Louise Goffin
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Louise, an accomplished artist like her famous mom, Carole King, also ventured into acting, featuring in projects like Really Rosie and Gilmore Girls. 

Known for her incredible voice, Louise collaborated with Carole on the theme song for Gilmore Girls, “Where You Lead.” Carole has been a constant supporter of Louise’s musical journey.

Sherry Goffin

Carole King’s second daughter, Sherry Goffin, was born on March 3, 1962. Much like her mom and older sister, Sherry is a skilled singer and songwriter. 

She has contributed to the soundtracks of TV shows and films like Basic Training, The Care Bears Movie, and Shackin’ Up. 

Sherry Goffin
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Additionally, Sherry has showcased her acting talent in Chicken Soup with Rice and Really Rosie. 

In her personal life, Sherry was married to her ex-husband, Robbie Kondor, but they parted ways in 2011, as reported.

Molly Larkey

Carole King’s third child, Molly Larkey, was born on December 31, 1971. Choosing a different path from the Hollywood scene, Molly focused on an art career. 

Molly Larkey
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As per Molly’s Instagram, she identifies as an artist, writer, and organizer. Her artistic endeavors have gained recognition with exhibitions in galleries worldwide. 

In her writing pursuits, Molly finds joy in reviewing art galleries, showcasing her multifaceted talents beyond the limelight of the entertainment industry.

Levi Larkey’s Personal Life

Levi Larkey prefers a private life away from the limelight. Although he worked as a boom operator in the 2007 film 44 and was credited as a performer on the Care Bears Movie soundtrack in 1985, he generally keeps a low profile. 

Levi Larkey has been private about his personal life, revealing little about his love life. His wife is Bena Larkey, but information about her remains scarce on the internet. 

Levi is the father of Ocean Larkey, and despite his connection to a famous family, he has successfully kept his personal life away from the public domain.

His Net Worth

Details about Levi Larkey’s net worth are not publicly available. However, his mom, Carole King, has a net worth of $105 million. 

King’s wealth is attributed to her successful career in the music industry, with her estimated annual income being around $9 million.

Levi’s Social Media

Levi maintains a low profile and stays away from the limelight, unlike his mother and siblings. He is also absent from social media. 

However, his mother, Carole, maintains active accounts on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook with Carole King’s username.