Beginning as The Morning Show, the ultra-popular talk show went national and turned into Live with Regis and Kathie Lee for fifteen years. In 2008, Kathie Lee returned to daytime television to host the fourth-hour of The Today Show along with Hoda Kotb.
Kathie Lee has been
Kathie Lee is the recepient of one of five "Mousecar" Awards in history, a prestigious in house award given by the Walt Disney Studios.
While on Live Kathie was infamous for going on about her children. Her fans and even producers told her to cool it but to now success.
When Kathie finds the time she still watches Live even though she's not host anymore.
In 2001 Kathie Lee hosted the Daytime Emmy awards.
Kathie is a very die-hard Christian.
Kathie's dog Chardonnay, a white poodle given to her by husband Frank in 1988, was found dead from a coyote attack on January 28, 2003.
Kathie named her dog Regis after her famous
Kathie was a cheerleader at her high school.
Kathie married Frank Gifford on October 18, 1986. They are still married together with two children, Cody Newton born in 1990 and Cassidy Erin born in 1993.
Kathie Lee married Paul Johnson in April 1976. They divorced in 1983. They had no children together.
Kathie Lee met her future husband Frank Gifford on an episode of Good Morning America in 1983. They married three years later.
In 1995, Kathie Lee wrote a book with her son Cody called Listen to My Heart: Lessons in Love, Laughter, and Lunacy.
Kathie Lee is 5'6" tall.
Kathie Lee shares her birthday with her own husband, Frank, although they were born twenty-three years apart.
In the mid-1980s Kathie did a series of commercials for Carnival Cruise Lines.
Kathie Lee Gifford joined the long list of celebrities lampooned by South Park. It happened in South Park episode 3 entitled "Weight Gain 4000."
Gifford sang the National Anthem at Super Bowl XXIX in 1995.
Kathie: I got to go to the White House and had a zit the size of Arkansas.
Kathie Lee: To this day I do not believe I'm great at anything.
Kathie Lee: What's better than to know your little boy loves his mom?
Kathie: I once said the Queen of England could use some fashion advice.
Kathie Lee: (About rumours that she airs "Live" braless) Ridiculous! It's extremely cold in our studio, so you could be wearing a steel harness and you'd still have a little action, if you know what I mean. I do not like industrial-strength push-up bras. I wear very flimsy things. Besides, what 46-year old woman who's nursed two kids goes braless?
Kathie Lee: I change my hairstyle every day for the show, I'm fastidious and vain about my nails and teeth and grooming and makeup, but a perfect body, forget it. Dust to dust, wuggies to wuggies.