Kathie Lee Gifford | Biography

Posted On: 01 Aug, 2014

Kathie Lee Gifford | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth August 16, 1953
Age 68 Years 1 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Television host
Husband/Spouse Paul Johnson (Div.), Frank Gifford
Boyfriend Not Yet
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Partner N/A
Divorced? Yes
Married Yes
Body Measurements 40-30-38 inches
Net Worth $20 Million
Height 1.65 m
Weight 146 lbs
Children/Kids Cassidy Erin Gifford, Cody Newton Gifford

An American Television host, singer, songwriter, actress, and comedian, Kathie lee Gifford who has net worth of $20 million dollar. She is known for her 15 years long run show in the ‘talk show Live! With Regis and Kathie Lee’. She was born on August 16, 1953 in Paris, France, who has received 11 ‘Daytime Emmy’ nominations including her first ‘Daytime Emmy’ as a part of Today team. Her dynamic personality leads to be one of the most recognizable media persons in the Today show and currently she is working in ‘NBC News’ reporter.

The daughter of former US Navy Chief Petty Officer, Gifford was born during her father stationed in Paris and her mother professionally was a singer. During her early age, she grew up in Bowie, Maryland and joined Bowie High School. After completing the intermediate level she joined at high school, young and energetic Kathie used to regularly sing a Folk song with her group at the school assemblies. After graduating from High School, she joined ‘Oral Roberts University’ situated in Tulsa, Oklahoma were she did her specialization on Drama and Music. It is said that she was raised in Jewish custom and tradition and in return she pays lots of respect to her Jewish heritage.

 Her career in the media industry began when she got first television coverage as a vocalist on ‘Name That Tune’ which started from 1974 and ended in 1978. Later on, she got married to Christian Musician Paul Johnson, when she was engaged in the show with Tom Kennedy as a performer. Her husband was multi-professional who was recognized as composer, arranger, producer and publisher, the status which he acquired made Kathie lee a helpful partner in her life. But, the relationship didn’t last long, and they finally got divorce in 1983. However, she decided to welcome another partner Frank Gifford, she used to mingle with him during an episode of ABC’s Good Morning America and they married in 1986.

Kathie was able to make her status in the Television show which became well-known from corner to corner in the nation. She became the mother of two kids, her son Cody Newton Gifford and daughter Cassidy Erin Gifford. All together, four members in her family including her two children often called as small and happy family was like the destiny of fortune came true to her fate. When she was co-host on Today show, she appealed not to spoil the party when everybody is enjoying and she hates of being drunk. She also made her presence as a spokesperson for ‘Slim Fast’ diet and also began to engage in Carnival Cruises after giving birth to her son Cody.

She has also appeared in movies and television series such as ‘The Heart of a Woman’, ‘Love Never Fails’ etc. and has release numerous independent albums on CD. After the departure from her show today she became a special reporter on The Insider which is entertainment magazine television show and her initial salary according to the contract was over $20 million dollar.

Recently, she is involved on musical adaptation of ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ in which she is writing lyrics for the song along with John McDaniet. 5 feet and 5 inches tall in height Kathie Lee Gifford, has already establish her stardom in the public figure as a popular TV host and actress in additional she also has attractive body measurements which consists of Curvaceous hourglass shaped figure with large natural breasts, long and slim legs and hot and sexy figure.

For more information we can get on wiki and also we can see her latest updates in her official website www.kathieleegifford.com/. She also likes to keep in touch with her fans through social networking site such as twitter and Facebook.