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Kathie Lee Gifford
Gifford in 2020
Kathryn Lee Epstein

(1953-08-16) August 16, 1953 (age 70)
Paris, France
Alma materOral Roberts University
  • Television presenter
  • talk show host
  • singer
  • songwriter
  • actress
  • author
Years active1970-present
  • Paul Johnson
    (m. 1976; div. 1982)
  • (m. 1986; died 2015)
Websitewww.kathieleegifford.com Edit this at Wikidata

Kathryn Lee Gifford (née Epstein; born August 16, 1953)[1] is an American television presenter, singer, songwriter, actress, and author. From 1985 to 2000, she and Regis Philbin hosted the talk show Live! with Regis and Kathie Lee. Gifford is also known for her 11-year run with Hoda Kotb, on the fourth hour of NBC's Today show (2008–2019). She has received 11 Daytime Emmy nominations and won her first Daytime Emmy in 2010 as part of the Today team.

Gifford's first television role was as Tom Kennedy's singer/sidekick on the syndicated version of Name That Tune in the 1977–1978 season. She also occasionally appeared on the first three hours of Today and was a contributing NBC News correspondent.

Kathie Lee married Paul Johnson, a composer, arranger, producer and publisher of Christian music, in 1976. After their divorce in 1982, she married sportscaster and former NFL player Frank Gifford in 1986. He died in 2015. Kathie Lee has released studio music albums and several books.

Early life and beginnings[edit]

Gifford was born Kathryn Lee Epstein in Paris, France, to American parents, Joan (born Cuttell; January 20, 1930 – September 12, 2017), a singer, and Aaron Epstein (March 19, 1924 – November 19, 2002), a musician and former US Navy Chief Petty Officer. Aaron Epstein was stationed with his family in France at the time of Gifford's birth.[2] Gifford grew up in Bowie, Maryland, and attended Bowie High School.[3]

Gifford's paternal grandfather was a Russian Jew from Saint Petersburg and her paternal grandmother had Native American ancestry. Her mother, a relative of writer Rudyard Kipling, was of French Canadian, German and English descent.[4][5]

After seeing the Billy Graham-produced film The Restless Ones at age 12, Gifford became a born-again Christian. She told interviewer Larry King, "I was raised with many Jewish traditions and raised to be very grateful for my Jewish heritage."[6]

During high school, Gifford was a singer in a folk group, "Pennsylvania Next Right", which performed frequently at school assemblies. After high school graduation in 1971, Gifford attended Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma, studying drama and music. During a summer in the early 1970s, she was a live-in secretary/babysitter for Anita Bryant at her home in Miami. Her first regular appearances on national TV were as a singer on the game show Name That Tune, hosted by Tom Kennedy in the late 1970s, in which she would sing small portions of songs that contestants would have to identify.


Early career[edit]

Gifford's career took off in 1978 when she joined the cast of the short-lived Hee Haw spinoff, Hee Haw Honeys. She was also a correspondent and substitute anchor on ABC's Good Morning America in the early 1980s.

Live! with Regis and Kathie Lee[edit]

On June 24, 1985, Gifford replaced Ann Abernathy as co-host of The Morning Show on WABC-TV with Regis Philbin. The program went into national broadcast in 1988 as Live! with Regis and Kathie Lee, and Gifford became well known across the country. Throughout the 1990s, morning-TV viewers watched her descriptions of life at home with her sportscaster husband Frank, son Cody, and daughter Cassidy.

In 1990, when TV Guide held a poll for readers to select the most beautiful woman on television, Live! presented a week-long mock campaign to garner votes for Gifford.[7] Gifford wound up winning the poll,[8][9] receiving more than four times as many votes as the runners-up, Jaclyn Smith and Nicollette Sheridan.[7]

Philbin and Gifford were jointly nominated eight years in a row (1993 to 2000) for Outstanding Talk Show Host during the Daytime Emmy Awards.[10] Gifford decided to leave the show in 2000. She explained that filling in for Carol Burnett on Broadway and guest-hosting Late Show with David Letterman had inspired her to pursue more challenging work. The day after she hosted Late Show on February 24, 2000, she told Regis she had decided to leave Live!. Her last episode aired on July 28, 2000.[11]

Today with Kathie Lee and Hoda[edit]

On March 31, 2008, NBC announced that Gifford was to join its morning show, Today, as co-host of the fourth hour titled Today with Kathie Lee and Hoda, alongside Hoda Kotb. This marked her return to morning television; in many markets, she aired directly after her old show, currently called Live with Kelly and Mark. Because the fourth hour of Today airs live at 10:00 am ET, and Live with Kelly and Ryan airs live at 9:00 am ET, Gifford's hour did not compete directly with her former show in most markets.[12] Kotb and Gifford replaced Ann Curry and Natalie Morales. In the weeks prior to Gifford's arrival, ratings indicated 1.9 million viewers of the fourth hour of Today.[13] As of 2014, the fourth hour of Today with Gifford and Kotb averaged 2.15 million total viewers, an increase of 13 percent over the 2008 ratings.[14][15] On December 11, 2018, it was announced that she would be leaving Today in April 2019. Her final Today Show appearance was on April 5, 2019, with a party, including a video by her children Cody and Cassidy Gifford.[16] In 2019, they won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Informative Talk Show Host.

Other media appearances and projects[edit]

Gifford has made guest appearances in films and television series, and has several independently released albums on CD, including 2000's The Heart of a Woman, featuring the single "Love Never Fails".[17][18]

She appeared as a spokesperson for Slim Fast diet shakes after her son Cody was born. She also was the face of Carnival Cruise Lines in the late 1980s and early 1990s, singing "If my friends could see me now!" In 1991 she christened the Carnival Ecstasy, the 2nd of the Fantasy Class of cruise ships. In 1994, she appeared as herself in an episode of the NBC sitcom Seinfeld.

She did a number of voice overs most notably as Echidna in the 1998 TV series Hercules and in Higglytown Heroes as the Mail Carrier Hero in 2004.

In September 2005 she became a special correspondent on The Insider, a syndicated entertainment magazine television show, ending her relationship with that program upon her co-hosting role with Today.[19]

She played the role of Miss Hannigan in a concert performance of Annie at Madison Square Garden in December 2006.[20]

On an episode that aired March 27, 2010, she guest starred on The Suite Life on Deck, along with her real-life daughter, Cassidy.

She appeared as herself in the 2015 television film Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!.

She has written numerous autobiographical books, Just When I Thought I'd Dropped my Last Egg: Life and Other Calamities in 2010, The Rock, the Road and the Rabbi in March 2018, and It’s Never Too Late: Make the Next Act of Your Life the Best Act of Your Life in 2020. Her book regarding the Christian faith, The Jesus I Know: Honest Conversations and Diverse Opinions about Who He Is was released in 2021. She has also written a number of children's books.

Current career[edit]

Gifford left Today in order to pursue a movie career as an actress, director, and producer. In 2018, she filmed Then Came You in which she co-stars with Craig Ferguson. That same year, she also filmed a Hallmark Christmas movie for Hallmark Movies & Mysteries called A Godwink Christmas. Gifford intends to make movies about the experiences of losing a loved one and being a widow, which she considers an underrepresented topic in Hollywood.[21] Gifford has several projects in the works including sequels to Then Came You.

On April 28, 2021, Gifford was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her contributions to the television industry. Her star is located at 6834 Hollywood Boulevard, only five stars away from that of her former co-host Regis Philbin.[22]

Musical theatre[edit]

In the late 1990s, Gifford began working in musical theatre. She contributed a number of musical numbers to Hats, and wrote and produced Under The Bridge,[23] based upon the children's book The Family Under The Bridge by Natalie Savage Carlson. In 2000 she released the album The Heart of a Woman on Universal.

Gifford wrote the book and lyrics for Saving Aimee, a stage musical about evangelist Aimee McPherson, which premiered in 2007 at the Signature Theatre in Arlington, Virginia.[24][25] The premiere starred actress Carolee Carmello in the lead role.[26] The show, retitled as Scandalous: The Life and Trials of Aimee Semple McPherson, ran on Broadway from November 15, 2012, through December 9, 2012,[27] with Carmello reprising her role as McPherson. On April 30, 2013, Carmello received her third Tony Award nomination for the performance.[28]

On April 16, 2007, Gifford was a guest presenter at the Washington, D.C. Helen Hayes Award Ceremony, honoring contributions and professional accomplishments in theatre.[29]

In 2008, Gifford and David Friedman wrote a junior high school musical entitled Key Pin It Real.[30] The play depicts a coming-of-age story about a young girl named Key Pin. The first production took place in December 2008 in Kendallville, Indiana, at East Noble High School.[31]

In 2011, Gifford was working on a musical adaptation of It's a Wonderful Life with John McDaniel; McDaniel is composing music while Gifford is writing lyrics.[32]

Other endeavors[edit]


Gifford is a celebrity ambassador for the non-profit organization Childhelp. She regularly makes appearances at fund raisers and events for the child abuse prevention and treatment organization and is an ardent supporter.[33]

Frank and Kathie Lee Gifford raised the money to build and continued to financially support two shelters in New York City for babies born with HIV, or a congenital crack cocaine addiction. These shelters were named in honor of her children, Cody and Cassidy.[34]

Labor rights activity[edit]

In 1996 Gifford was earning $9 million annually licensing her name to a brand of clothing sold at Walmart. Part of the proceeds went to charity. Charles Kernaghan's human rights group called the National Labor Committee reported that sweatshop labor was being used in manufacturing the Kathie Lee Gifford branded clothing.[35][36]

Gifford called Kernaghan's report "a vicious attack" on an episode of Live! with Regis and Kathie Lee. Gifford explained during this broadcast that she was not responsible for the contract manufacturers that made her products.[35] [37]

Kernaghan in his congressional testimony of April 1996, said that to make Gifford's clothing, girls as young as 15 worked for 31 cents an hour, 75 hours a week.[35] Kernaghan reported that a worker in Honduras smuggled a piece of clothing out of the factory, which had a Kathie Lee label on it.[38] One of the workers, Wendy Diaz, came to the United States to testify about the conditions under which she worked. She commented, "I wish I could talk to [Kathie Lee]. If she's good, she will help us."[39]

Gifford later contacted federal authorities to investigate the issue and worked with US federal legislative and executive branch agencies to support and enact laws to protect children against sweatshop conditions. She appeared with President Bill Clinton at the White House in support of the government's initiatives to counter international sweatshop abuses.[40]

Personal life[edit]

Kathie Lee and Frank Gifford in 1996

Kathie Lee married Paul Johnson, a composer/arranger/producer/publisher, in 1976. They gained fame in Christian music, appearing on covers of Christian magazines. The marriage was strained from the start and in 1981, Johnson moved out of their residence in Woodland Hills, CA. The couple divorced in 1982.[41]

On October 18, 1986, Kathie Lee married a second time, this time to Frank Gifford, an American football player and television sports commentator. It was his third marriage after marriages with Maxine Avis Ewart and Astrid Lindley. With Ewart he had three children.

Kathie Lee was 23 years younger than Frank Gifford. They had two children together, Cody Newton Gifford (born March 22, 1990) and Cassidy Erin Gifford (born August 2, 1993). They also shared the same birthday of August 16. Frank Gifford died on August 9, 2015, from natural causes at their Greenwich, Connecticut, home at the age of 84.[42][43]

In 2017, Kathie Lee Gifford released the song "He Saw Jesus", co-written with songwriter Brett James, which she dedicated to her late husband. All proceeds from the song went to the international evangelical Christian humanitarian aid charity Samaritan's Purse.


(as Kathie Lee Gifford on all albums except where indicated)

  • 1978: Finders Keepers (as Kathie Lee Johnson)
  • 1993: It's Christmas Time
  • 1993: Christmas Carols
  • 1993: Sentimental
  • 1993: Christmas With Kathie Lee Gifford (double album)
  • 1995: Dreamship: Lullabies for Little Ones
  • 1995: Kathie Lee's Rock 'N' Tots Cafe: A Christmas "Giff"
  • 2000: Heart of a Woman (as Kathie Lee)
  • 2000: Born For You (as Kathie Lee)
  • 2001: Goodnight, Angel (as Kathie Lee)
  • 2004: Gentle Grace
  • 2009: Everyone Has a Story (as Kathie Lee Gifford & Friends)
  • 2009: My Way Home
  • 2010: Super Hits
  • 2013: Scandalous, The Musical (lyrics by)
  • 2017: The Little Giant
  • 2020: Then Came You (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack with Brett James & Sal Oliveri)



Year Title Role(s) Notes
1996 The First Wives Club Herself Cameo appearance
1999 Hercules: Zero to Hero Echidna (voice) Voice role
Dudley Do-Right Herself Cameo appearance
2011 Adventures of Serial Buddies Herself
2020 Then Came You Annabelle Wilson Also screenwriter
2022 Jennifer Lopez: Halftime Herself Documentary


Year Title Role(s) Notes
1975 Days of Our Lives Nurse Callihan Episode dated October 17, 1975
1985-2000 Live! with Regis and Kathie Lee Herself / Co-host
1991 All My Children Herself Episode dated November 11, 1991
1993–2002 Late Show with David Letterman Herself / Announcer
1994 Evening Shade Stephanie Rodgers Episode: "Mama Knows Best"
Seinfeld Herself Episode: "The Opposite"
1995 Coach Herself Episode: "The Day I Met Frank Gifford"
The Cosby Mysteries Herself Episode: "Big Brother is Watching"
Women of the House Herself Episode: "Dear Diary"
1996, 2000 Touched by an Angel Wendy / Jolene 2 episodes
1996–2002 The Rosie O'Donnell Show Herself / Guest host 12 episodes
1997 Second Noah Herself Episode: "Diving In"
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Jill (voice) Episode: "Mother Goose"
Spin City Herself Episode: "Radio Daze"
The Tom Show Herself Episode: "It's Jan!"
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show Herself Episode: "Honey, I Know What You're Thinking"
1998 Diagnosis: Murder Mary Montgomery Episode: "Talked to Death"
The Simpsons Herself Episode: "Treehouse of Horror IX"
Soul Man Herself Episode: "Grabbed by an Angel"
Style & Substance Herself Episode: "A Recipe of Disaster"
Hercules Echidna (voice) 4 episodes
Lateline Herself Episode: "Pearce on Conan"
1999 Hey Arnold! Jackie Lee (voice) Episode: "Deconstructing Arnold"
The Famous Jett Jackson Herself Episode: "New York"
2000 Model Behavior Deirdre Adams Television film
2000–2004 Hollywood Squares Herself / Panelist 15 episodes
2001 The Amanda Show Princess Whiff Episode: "Episode 29"
Spinning Out of Control Amanda Berkeley Television film
Just Shoot Me! Allison Spencer Episode: "Sugar Momma"
The Drew Carey Show Vanessa Bobeck Episode: "Christening"
2003 Star Search Herself / Guest judge Episode dated March 5, 2003
2004 Hope & Faith Marge Episode: "The Diner Show"
2004–2005 Higglytown Heroes Mail Carrier (voice) 2 episodes
2004–2019 Today Herself / Co-host
2005 That's So Raven Claire Episode: "Dog Day After-Groom"
2005–2014 The View Herself / Guest host 7 episodes
2006 Handy Manny Mrs. Hillary (voice) Episode: "Not So Fast Food/Merry-Go-Around"
2009 The City Herself Episode: "Everything On the Line"
Lipstick Jungle Herself Episode: "La Vie en Pose"
2010 30 Rock Herself Episode: "Floyd"
The Suite Life on Deck Cindy Episode: "Model Behavior"
2011 Keeping Up with the Kardashians Herself Episode: "Kim's Fairytale Wedding: Part 2"
Hot in Cleveland Christal Episode: "Elka's Choice"
2013 Who Wants to Be a Millionaire Herself / Contestant Episode dated May 10, 2013
Smash Herself Episode: "The Producers"
2014 The Michael J. Fox Show Herself Episode: "Changes"
2014–2017 Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce Herself 3 episodes
2015 The Mysteries of Laura Dr. Carlin Episode: "The Mystery of the Sunken Sailor"
Donny! Herself 2 episodes
Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! Herself Television film
Difficult People Herself Episode: "Premium Membership"
2016 Younger Herself Episode: "A Kiss Is Just a Kiss"
2017 Nashville Herself Episode: "Hurricane"
Sharknado 5: Global Swarming Herself Television film
2018 A Godwink Christmas Aunt Jane Television film
2019 The Other Two Herself Episode: "Pilot"
A Godwink Christmas: Meant for Love Olga Television film
The Baxters Lillian Ashford 3 episodes

Written works[edit]


  • 1976: (as Kathie Epstein) The Quiet Riot
  • 1992: I Can't Believe I Said That!: An Autobiography by Kathie Lee Gifford
  • 1995: Listen to My Heart: Lessons in Love, Laughter, and Lunacy
  • 2010: Just When I Thought I'd Dropped My Last Egg: Life and Other Calamities
  • 2014: Good Gifts: One Year in the Heart of a Home
  • 2018: The Rock, the Road and the Rabbi
  • 2020: It’s Never Too Late: Make the Next Act of Your Life the Best Act of Your Life


  • 1993: (with Regis Philbin) Cooking With Regis & Kathie Lee: Quick & Easy Recipes From America's Favorite TV Personalities
  • 1994: (with Regis Philbin) Entertaining With Regis & Kathie Lee: Year-Round Holiday Recipes, Entertaining Tips, and Party Ideas

Christian faith

  • 2004: Gentle Grace: Reflections & Scriptures on God’s Gentle Grace
  • 2021: The Jesus I Know: Honest Conversations and Diverse Opinions about Who He Is
  • 2022: (with Rabbi Jason Sobel) The God of the Way: A Journey into the Stories, People, and Faith That Changed the World Forever

Children's books

  • 1997: Christmas with Kathie Lee: A Treasury of Holiday Stories, Songs, Poems, and Activities for Little Ones
  • 2010: Party Animals
  • 2011: The Three Gifts: A Story About Three Angels and the baby Jesus (co-written with Michael Storrings)
  • 2011: The Legend of Messy M'Cheany
  • 2018: The Gift That I Can Give
  • 2020: Hello, Little Dreamer[44]

In popular culture[edit]

A fictionalized version of Kathie Lee Gifford appears in the South Park episode "Weight Gain 4000", voiced by Karri Turner.[45] Gifford later re-appears in the episodes "City on the Edge of Forever", "The Return of Chef", "200" and "201".[46]

See also[edit]


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