Kathie Lee Gifford Biography
Quick Facts Kathie Lee Gifford
- NameKathie Lee Gifford
- FatherAaron Epstein
- MotherJoan Cuttell
- EthnicityWhite Ethnicity
- ProfessionTelevision host, singer, songwriter, comedian, and actress
- Working ForNBC News
- Net Worth$60 million
- Body Measurements40-30-38 inches
- Weight in KG68 kg
- Famous ForJournalist
- Married toFrank Gifford (m. 1986), Paul Johnson (m. 1976)
- DivorcePaul Johnson (m. 1983)
- EducationBowie High School
- Online PresenceFacebook,Wiki,Twitter,Instagram
- TV ShowToday (since 1952)
- SiblingsDavid Paul Epstein
- Birth Year1953
- Birth month08
- Birth PlaceParis, France
- Breast Size40
- Waist Size30
- Hip Size38
Kathie Lee Gifford is an American television host, singer, songwriter, as well as an author. Gifford was married twice but her first marriage ended with a divorce.
Gifford was first married to Paul Johnson but later divorced. Similarly, she was next married to Frank Gifford and has two children from their relationship. Gifford is widely known for hosting talk show Live! with Regis and Kathie Lee.
Kathie Lee Gifford Wiki, Early life, and Education
Kathie Lee Gifford was born on 16th August 1953, in Paris, France. She is the daughter of Joan Gifford and Aaron Epstein. Her mother is a singer and father a musician and former US Navy Chief Petty Officer.
Gifford grew up along with her brother David Paul Epstein and sister Michie Mader. She belongs to an American nationality. Gifford attended Bowie High School and graduated in 1971. Moreover, she graduated from Oral Roberts University.
Kathie Lee Gifford Career
Kathie Lee Gifford was a singer in folk group “Pennsylvania Next Right” during her high school. In 1985, she co-hosted The Morning Show on WABC-TV along with Regis Philbin. Gifford gained a wide recognition after hosting talk show Live! with Regis and Kathie Lee.
Since 2008, Gifford co-hosts morning show, Today, alongside Hoda Kotb. Moreover, Gifford has released several songs including, Help Is on the Way, I Got Lost in His Arms, Child in Me Again and others.
Kathie Lee Gifford Married Life and Children
Kathie Lee Gifford was married twice but her first relationship ended up with a divorce. Gifford was first married to Paul Johnson on 23rd April 1976. Her ex-husband is a Christian composer, arranger, producer as well as a publisher.
But the things didn’t go well in between the couple, so they separated in 1981. And the pair divorced on 26th May 1983. As the couple was married, they did not have any children from their relationship.
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Likewise, Gifford married her second husband Frank Gifford on 18th October 1986. Frank is an American football player and television sports commentator. From their relationship, the husband and wife had two children.
They welcomed their first child, a son Cody Newton Gifford on 22nd March 1990. Similarly, their second child, daughter Cassidy Erin Gifford was born on 2nd August 1993. However, her husband Frank died on 9th August 2015. Since then, Gifford is still single.
Other than this, Gifford further dated Anson Carter in 2000. Moreover, she was also in a relationship with Carl Weathers 1984 – 1985.
Kathie Lee Gifford Net worth
Kathie Lee Gifford currently has an estimated net worth of $30 million. Gifford earns a good sum of money from her career as a host. So far, she has hosted several popular programs.
Moreover, Gifford is also a singer and has further released numbers of singles and albums to date. She has maintained a lavish and luxurious lifestyle.