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Television host Kathie Lee Gifford is still happy along with her children despite her two marriages

News by Clarence Published on 26 Oct,2016 Updated on 26 Oct,2016

One of the most talented  American television host-actress, singer-songwriter, and comedian Kathryn Lee Gifford was born on August 16, 1953. Kathie was born in Epstein in Paris to American parents and was raised in Bowie, Maryland. Kathryn is a  Bowie High School graduate and used to be a popular singer in her school days. 

She was involved with  "Pennsylvania Next Right" a folk band in her school and was a singer assigned to enchant the morning assembly with songs about god in her school. After high school education, she attended Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and completed her BA in drama and music. She recalled that she converted to Christianity after seeing Billy Graham's movie called The Restless Ones at age 12.

Television Career and Singing:

Gifford's first appeared on a television in the role of Tom Kennedy's sidekick on the syndicated version of Name That Tune, from 1974 to 1978. She joined the cast of the short-lived Hee Haw spinoff, Hee Haw Honeys in 1978.

She is best known for her 15 years long career in a talk show called the talk show live alongside her co-host Regis Philbin. She also worked for NBC as a news correspondent  and a co-host for the fourth hour of Today alongside Hoda Kotb in 2008. She holds the record of 11 nominations in Daytime Emmy awards and has lifted an Emmy in 2010 as part of the Today team network.

Other than her career as a showman She also owns a Liquor production company named Gifft which produces wines and decent spirits.

Married Life 

She was married to a famous multi-talented Christian musician named  Paul Johnson in 1976. Paul was a composer, arranger, and publisher  who helped her to gain a part in Hee Haw spinoff, Hee Haw Honeys. Both of the couples were in their struggling age so they pulled out of the relationship after seven years of their marriage. They pulled the plug out and put an end to their marriage in 1983 with a divorce. The couple has no children together from their seven years of marriage.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

She married famous footballer turned Actor Frank Gifford for the second time in her life in 1986 and gave birth to a son named Cody Newton Gifford and a daughter named Cassidy Erin who is also an actress. Frank Gifford died a natural death at the age of 82 in 2015. 

Kathie owns a Waterfront Mansion in Greenwich:

The waterfront mansion inherited to Kathryn Lee Gifford and her children after the death of Frank Gifford  in 2015 is one of the most beautiful properties owned by the family. The mansion which was bought by her husband and NFL superstar Frank Gifford  in Greenwich, Connecticut, has the estimated net worth of $22 million.

The huge mansion with early 60's architecture design is accompanied with a tennis court a lawn and a waterfront. Kathie and Frank lived in that house together and frank died in the same house in 2015. Her Net Worth is believed to be around the $20 million and her salary is not disclosed yet to the media.

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