Kathie Lee Gifford Net Worth is $60 Million (as of 2020)
It has been claimed that the overall amount of Kathie Lee Gifford net worth currently reaches a high sum of 20 million dollars. Kathie Lee Gifford has earned her net worth and became so famous because of her career as a TV show host, singer, writer and actress. She was born in 1953 in Paris, France and her full birth name is Kathryn Lee Epstein. Kathie Lee Gifford was raised in a military household and spent a bigger part of her childhood in Maryland, where she was raised. When she was studying in high school, Kathie Lee Gifford was singing in a folk music group. Later, she moved to Oklahoma, where she was studying at Oral Roberts University, in which she was a student of drama and music.
Kathie Lee Gifford’s Salary: $5 Million
|Net Worth:||$60 Million|
|Age:||69 years old|
|Height:||5 ft 4 in (1.651 m)|
|Date of birth:||Aug 16, 1953|
|Occupation:||Talk show host, Presenter, Singer, Actor, Television producer, Songwriter|
In the 1970s, Kathie Lee Gifford made occasional TV appearances. At that time, she was also already married. One of her first shows was “Name That Tune”, where she appeared next to Tom Kennedy. She was appearing on this show for four years. In 1985 she was hired to work as a host next to Regis Philbin on the show called “The Morning Show”. In 1988 the show was renamed to “Live! with Regis and Kathie Lee”. This show made her very popular and it also added up a lot to the overall estimate of Kathie Lee Gifford net worth.
Millions of people gathered in their homes to watch the show and it proved to be one of the most successful talk shows in that time. In the show, Kathie Lee Gifford became known because of her usual talks about her family life with her second husband, Frank Gifford, with whom she has two kids, Cody and Cassidy.
In 1996, she got some legal troubles when she was accused of using sweatshops in order to create her clothing line sold at Walmart. Kathie Lee Gifford also expressed her views against children working in poor conditions. In 2000, however, Kathie Lee Gifford left the show which made her very famous. Three years after that she joined the cast of “Today”. Thus, as this show also became popular, it has also added up a lot to the overall sum of Kathie Lee Gifford net worth. Her involvement into hosting shows has also been awarded and nominated as Kathie Lee Gifford is a nominee of 11 Emmy awards and won the first Emmy award in 2010.