|Net Worth||$32 million|
|Date of Birth||16 August 1946|
Kathie Lee Gifford is a television host, singer, songwriter, and actress who has a net worth of $32 million. She is best known for her work on the morning talk show “Live with Regis and Kathie Lee”, which she co-hosted with Regis Philbin from 1988 to 2000. Since then, she has hosted several other programs, including “Dateline NBC” and the syndicated daytime talk show “The Doctors”. Her music career has also been successful, with six platinum albums to her name. Throughout her career, Gifford has won numerous awards, including five Daytime Emmy Awards.
Kathie Lee Gifford Biography:
Born in Willingboro, New Jersey on August 16, 1946, Kathie Lee Gifford is a singer and songwriter who has had six platinum albums. Her live rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner” at the 1991 Super Bowl was praised by fans and critics alike. She began her career as a model before rising to fame as a country music singer.
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Kathie Lee Gifford Personal life:
Gifford married sportscaster Frank Gifford in 1986. The couple has one son together, Cody Newton Gifford.
Kathie Lee Gifford Professional Career:
Gifford started outperforming in regional theater at the age of sixteen, before joining the cast of “Godspell” on Broadway in 1971. She then moved to Los Angeles where she worked as a studio singer and commercial actress. Early roles include portraying hooker Marie McIntyre on the television series “McCloud” and appearing in TV commercials for Max Factor. She was at the height of her success when she joined the cast of “All My Children” in 1980, which gave her national exposure. Her character Kelly Nelson remained on-air until 1982 when she left to pursue a music career. After relocating to Nashville, Gifford signed with MCA Records and released her debut album “Out of a Dream” in 1984. A year later, Gifford appeared on Broadway playing the role of Roxie Hart in the musical “Chicago”. The following year, she starred as Dolly Gallagher Levi in the Broadway production of “Hello, Dolly!” starring opposite Jerry Herman.
Kathie Lee Gifford Facts:
Gifford was diagnosed with endometriosis, a condition that occurs when tissue that normally lines the inside of the uterus grows outside the organ.
In 1988, Gifford began co-hosting “Live with Regis and Kathie Lee” alongside Regis Philbin. The show ran until 2000 and they were awarded five Daytime Emmy Awards for their work.
She released her sixth studio album “One Heart at a Time” in 2007, which was produced by Michael Omartian and featured guest stars including Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers, Billy Dean, Mel Tillis, LeAnn Rimes, Kathy Mattea, and Whitney Duncan among others.
How Old is Kathie Lee Gifford?
Kathie Lee Gifford was born on the 16th of August, 1946. Her age is 69 years old as of 2016.
Kathie Lee Gifford Net Worth:
Kathie Lee Gifford Salary:
The television personality is paid an annual salary of $12 million.
Kathie Lee Gifford Height:
5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Is Kathie Lee Gifford Single?
The star is married to Frank Gifford, an NFL player turned sports commentator, with whom she has one child. They met in 1986 and tied the knot two years later.
Kathie Lee Gifford Achievements:
Gifford has won five Daytime Emmy Awards over the course of her career.
Kathie Lee Gifford Social Media:
- Twitter account is with the user name of @KathieLGifford
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Kathie Lee Gifford Hobbies:
Gifford is an animal lover. She has two dogs, two horses and also keeps bees on her property.
Kathie Lee Gifford Education:
Kathie Lee Gifford graduated from Oral Roberts University with a degree in drama. After college, she moved to New York City and started working as a fashion model. She also worked as a game-show hostess on the show “Name That Tune.” In 1980, she got her big break when she was hired to co-host “Live! With Regis and Kathie Lee.” She stayed on the show for 15 years.
Kathie Lee Gifford Relationship Status:
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Frequently Asked Questions
How many cars does Kathie Lee Gifford have?
Kathie Lee Gifford has 8 cars.
How much money does Kathie Lee Gifford make a year?
$12 million per year.