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Kathie Lee Gifford Net Worth and career

Sujata Shrestha Sun Nov, 2015
Kathie Lee Gifford Net Worth and career

Kathie Lee Gifford has a net worth of whopping $20 million. The celebrated TV host, singer, songwriter, and actress was born Kathryn Lee Epstein in the year of 1953. Gifford is best known and remembered for her talk show Live with Regis and Kathy Lee which ran successfully for 15 years!

Born in Paris in 1953, Gifford started her career as a singer on the game show Name That Tune and gained huge popularity. In the early 1980s she was seen as a correspondent on ABC’S morning show, Good Morning America. In the 1984, Kathie reached height of popularity when she became the spokeswoman for Carnival Cruise Lines in numerous of TV ads. A year later she began co hosting New York Morning Show with Regis Philbin, which eventually went to become iconic show Live with Regis and Kathie Lee. Four years later, the show was broadcasted nation-wide. In 2000, Gifford left the show and was substituted by Kelly Ripa. Her net worth began to mount up after she found fame in Live!

 In 1996, Kathie was in the news as the National Labor Committee testified that sweatshop which was used to produce clothes for the Kathie Lee line retailed at Wal-Mart, used child labor. Gifford worked with U.S. Federal legislative and executive branch agencies to support and pass laws to protect children against notorious sweatshop settings.

In 2008, Kathie started in morning show Today with Hoda Kotb. The show was very much popular and on average the show had 2.148 million viewers! In 2010, Kathie Lee starred as a guest in The Suite Life on Deck with her real-life daughter, Cassidy.

Apart from being in media for her successful career, Kathie is often in the news for her wobbly and conflict ridden relationship with her sportscaster husband Frank Gifford. Frank died earlier this year. Kathie was married to Paul Johnson before and got divorced in 1983.