Kathie Lee Gifford
Kathie Lee Gifford
Celebrated Name: Kathie Lee Gifford
Real Name/Full Name: Kathie Lee Gifford
Gender: Female
Age: 70 years old
Birth Date: 16 August 1953
Birth Place: Paris, France
Nationality: American
Height: 1.65 m
Weight: 53 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Frank Gifford (m. 1986–2015), Paul Johnson (m. 1976–1983)
Children: Yes (Cassidy Erin Gifford, Cody Gifford)
Profession: American television host, singer, songwriter, and author
Net Worth in 2024: $65 million
Last Updated: February 2024

Kathie Lee Gifford is an American-born singer, songwriter, actress, television host and comedian who is famous mainly because of being the host of the talk show Live! With Regis and Kathie Lee. Regina was her co-host. Gifford hosted the show for fifteen years from 1985 to 2000.

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Early Life

Kathie Lee Gifford was born in 1953 as Kathryn Lee Epstein. She was born to Joan and Aaron Epstein in Paris, France. Her mother was a singer, and her father was a musician who, at the time of his death, had stopped serving as US Navy Chief Petty Officer. Though she was born in France, both her parents were Americans.

She grew up in Bowie, Maryland. Gifford went to Bowie High School and graduated in 1971. She then joined Oral Roberts University, situated in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to study music and drama.

From 1976 to 1983, Griffon was the wife of Paul Johnson. In 1986, she and Frank Gifford got married. Frank was a former National Football League player as well as a sportscaster. The couple was together until the death of her husband in 2015. Kathie has two children. The son is Cody Newton Gifford, and he is older while the daughter is Cassidy Erin Gifford.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 16 August 1953, Kathie Lee Gifford is 70 years old as of today’s date 22nd February 2024. Her height is 1.65 m tall, and her weight is 53 kg.


At one point, Gifford was the Secretary of Anita Bryant in Miami, where her home is. She then became a vocalist on the Name That Tune game show. Tom Kennedy took part too. She was a member of the cast of Her Has Honeys of 1978.

She was the replacement of Ann Abernathy. Therefore, in 1985, on 24 June, she became a host of WABC-TV’s The Morning Show. Her partner was Regis Philbin. Once it went to the national broadcast, the show’s name became Life! With Regis and Kathie Lee. She worked in the show until 28th July 2000.

After leaving, she has been The Insider magazine’s special correspondent. That stopped when she started being the host of NBC’s Today show. She has been on the show since 31st March 2008. Kathie works on the show together with Kotb. The duo replaced Natalie Morales and Ann Curry. They have managed to help increase the ratings of the show.

In December 2006 at Madison Square Garden, Gifford played as Miss Morgan in the concert of Annie. She guest-starred on The Suite Life on Deck as well and appeared in Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!

She is Childhelp’s, a nonprofit organization, celebrity ambassador. She is involved in charity too.

Awards and Achievements

Kathie Lee is an eleven-time nominee of the Daytime Emmy Awards. In 2010 she won one Daytime Emmy Award.

Net Worth & Salary of Kathie Lee Gifford in 2024

Kathie Lee Gifford Net Worth
Kathie Lee Gifford Net Worth

As of February 2024, Kathie Lee Gifford has an estimated net worth of over $65 million. Her primary source of income is through hosting. She has been the host of two major TV shows, namely Today and Lives! With Regis and Kathie Lee. Her current spot is on the NBC’s Today show. She has also written songs. Gifford is even paid for her various roles in the different television series and films.

Kathie Lee Gifford is an award-winning television host. She is also an actress, comedian, songwriter, and singer. She has appeared in films and television advertisements. Her big heart is seen by her devotion to taking care of kids born HIV positive or who have a cocaine addiction. She currently hosts Today show. Her great music also contributes to her revenue. That has enabled her to accumulate wealth over the years.


  1. I am pleased Kathie Lee Gifford is an Oral Roberts University Alumni. I am appreciative of her close relationship with the late Evangelist Billy Graham. I have heard her recent music endeavors. Praise YESHUA/JESUS we have a GODly television celebrity!!


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