As of the show's 19th season, there have been 15 co-hosts of "The View." The co-hosts of "The View" for the 19th season are Whoopi Goldberg, Raven-Symone, and Michelle Collins.Continue Reading
Rosie O'Donnell is the only co-host to have left the show and come back as a co-host in a later season. Barbara Walters, the original creator of the show, is notable for co-hosting 17 seasons of the show, more than any other co-host in the shows history. The co-host with the second longest time on the show is Joy Behar. Despite her departure from co-hosting duties, Walters remained on the show as the executive producer.
Co-hosts of "The View" were not always present for every taping of the show during their tenure. Guests hosts often filled in for co-hosts that were not present. Originally Joy Behar and Barbara Walters rotated co-hosting duties before Behar was made an official co-host of "The View." Similarly, Raven-Symone began her time on the show as a guest co-host before she became a full time co-host. Other past co-hosts of "The View" are Meredith Vieira, Star Jones, Debbie Matenopoulos, Lisa Ling and Elisabeth Hasselbeck, in addition to Sherri Shepherd, Jenny McCarthy, Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace.Learn more about Art & Literature