The renowned talk show host had been hospitalized in Los Angeles with symptoms of COVID-19
The announcement was made Saturday morning on King’s official Twitter page.
A note posted by the production company he founded Ora Media, said he died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
King had battled other medical issues in recent decades, including heart attacks and diagnoses of diabetes and lung cancer.
He had a 63-year broadcasting career, which included 25 years as an interviewer on CNN’s Larry King Live.
His cause of death has currently not been confirmed.