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Short BioKathie Lee Gifford who is also named as Kathryn Lee Epstein has enjoyed a diverse and successful 4-decade career. She is a songwriter, anchor, actress, comedian, singer, and a writer (author) by her profession. This multi-talented woman has managed to make her name in the whole television industry. Currently, she is the age of 64 years old. Gifford is well-known for her 15 years run from 1985 to 2000 on the American television talk show on Live with Regis Philbin and Kathie where she is a co-anchor with Regis Philbin and the show was played on WABC- TV. Gifford holds French-American nationality and belongs to the family of the mixed ethnicity of Russian Jewish, English, German, and French.
Birth or Age: How old is Kathie Lee Gifford ?Kathie Lee Gifford was born on 16th of August 1953 in Paris, France. She is the daughter of Mr. Aaron Epstein who is a former US Navy Chief Officer and Mrs. Joan Epstein who is a musician and singer. Kathie's two siblings named David and Michelle grew up in France. She was born in France but she was grown up in Bowie, Maryland (the state in the mid-Atlantic region of U.S).
CareerKathryn Lee Epstein (Gifford) attended Bowie High School in Bowie, Maryland. At the time of her high school, she was a singer of a folk group called Pennsylvania Next Right. Then she completed her high school in 1971. After her high school completion, she joined Oral Roberts University located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. There she studied music and drama. She was a babysitter for Anita Bryant in 1970 in her home in Miami which is a city in U.S state of Florida. At the age of 12, she turned to born-again Christian after watching the movie named The Restless Ones which is produced by Billy Graham. At the age of 17, Kathie won the state Junior Miss pageant. From this stage of time, she begins her television career in her life. Kathie is the co-anchor with television personality named Hoda Kotb of the show i.e. The Kathie Lee and Hoda Kobt Show on the 4th hour of NBC (National Broadcasting Company) Today. Kathie Lee Gifford has honored 11 Daytime Emmy elections and she gained her first Daytime Emmy awards in 2010 as a part of the TV show named Today.
She published her spiritual book named The Quiet Riot which was published in 1976. At the time of visiting her friend on the set of NBC (National Broadcasting Company) soap opera Days of Our Lives. There she was elected to play Nurse Callahan which she did for few months. From 1977 to 1978, she was approached as a singer on the American game show i.e. Name That Tune. This show opened up a number of career opportunities (chances), including a role in the television sitcom (comedy) i.e. Hee Haw Honeys. When a producer of the American television show i.e. Good Morning America listened to Kathie's anchoring at an A.M. radio show in 1981, the producer invited her to do some reporting. She has also made her own fitness video named Kathie Lee's Feel Fit and Fabulous Workout and wrote an autobiography too i.e. I Can't Believe I Said That. The autobiography was published in 1992. Apart from autobiography, fitness video and spiritual book, she has also published children's book. A Story About Three Angels and the baby Jesus, Party Animals, and The Legend of Messy M'Cheany are the children book published by Kathie. She also released a number of albums including the albums i.e. The Heart of a Woman and Born for You in 2000, and made guest appearances in many movies and television series.