What are some interesting facts about Kimberly Guilfoyle?


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Kimberly Guilfoyle was born on March 9, 1969 in San Francisco to an Irish father and a Puerto Rican mother. She is best known as a cable news TV personality and has appeared on such programming as "Good Morning America," "The Five" and "The Lineup."

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Before she worked in television broadcasting, Kimberly Guilfoyle worked as an assistant district attorney for both the San Francisco and Los Angeles district attorney's offices. During this time, she was involved in several high-profile court cases, including People v. Noel and Knoller, a case that received international media attention and appeared on programs such as "Dateline," "American Justice" and "Animal Witness."

Guilfoyle is also known as being the wife of former San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom, and served as the first lady of San Francisco for the first two years of his mayoral term until the couple's divorce in February 2006. She has received several rewards and recognitions, including the USO Entertainer of the Year award in 2005 as well as a civil rights award from the city of New York in 2004. As of 2015, Guilfoyle serves as a board member for the Gastroesophageal Cancer Foundation and lives in New York City with her son, Ronan.

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