What Is Kathy Lee Gifford's Date of Birth?


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Kathy Lee Gifford was born Kathryn Lee Epstein on Aug. 16, 1953, in Paris, France. Her father was a naval officer, and she spent her early childhood in Europe.

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In 1957, Gifford's family moved back to the United States and settled in Bowie, Maryland. Early in her career, Gifford performed as a gospel singer and even recorded three albums from 1976 to 1978. She later became better known for co-hosting “Live! With Regis and Kathie Lee,” for which she won a Daytime Emmy Award in 2010. As of 2015, Gifford co-hosts the fourth hour of NBC’s “Today," alongside Hoda Kotb.

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