Leeza Gibbons Net Worth

Leeza Gibbons Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Leeza Gibbons net worth is
$20 Million

Leeza Gibbons Wiki Biography

Leeza Kim Gibbons was born on 26th March 1957, in Hartsville, South Carolina USA. She is a talk show host who rose to the prominence as one of the hosts of the television show “Entertainment Tonight” (1984 – 1995). Leeza Gibbons has been accumulating her net worth as a broadcaster since 1976.

So how rich is Leeza Gibbons? Over a period of more than 40 years, Gibbons’ net worth has reached the sum of $20 million, making her one of the multi-millionaires of the entertainment industry.

Leeza Gibbons Net Worth $20 Million

To give some background facts, the girl and her two siblings were raised in Irmo, South Carolina, a suburb of Columbia. Her mother, Jean Gibbons, worked as a state superintendent of education whereas her father, Carlos Gibbons, ran his own antique shop. She graduated from the University of South Carolina’s school of journalism and mass communication, which later certainly assisted her in gaining employment, which became a significant source of Leeza Gibbons’ net worth.

Leeza began her career as a co-host of the television series “PM Magazine” (1976 – 1980). Then, she gained recognition while hosting “Entertainment Tonight” (1984 – 1995) and co-hosted the syndicated daytime talk show “Leeza” (1993 – 2000). The television presenter continued her career hosting the talk show “Extra” (2000 – 2003). Despite hosting various shows on television, she has also taken part in several competitions broadcast on television. In 2007, she participated in “Dancing with the Stars”, but was the third one to be eliminated. In 2015, she took part in another reality competition, “Celebrity Apprentice”, and won this show, in the process raising $714,000 for her charity Leeza’s Care Connection. More, Leeza Gibbons has increased her net worth hosting extraordinary events like GOFTA awards alongside Nic Nolan, and the Telethon show alongside Christopher Quinten; both events took place in New Zealand.

In addition to this, Leeza has added to her wealth working on radio, hosting such shows as “Blockbuster Top 25 Countdown with Leeza Gibbons” (1991 – 1999) and “Leeza Gibbons’ Top 25 Countdown” (2001 – 2003).

Another source of Leeza Gibbons’ net worth is a business venture she has launched in a makeup line called Sheer Cover.

Furthermore, Leeza is a co-author of the book “Take Your Oxygen First: Protecting Your Health and Happiness While Caring for a Loved One with Memory Loss” (2009) together with Dr. Jamie Huysman and Dr. Rosemary Laird. In the book she shared the experiences of struggling with difficulties when her mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.

Leeza Gibbons is known not only for her work on television and radio, but also her significant contribution to charity in fund-raising for children. She was the recipient of the Congressional Horizon Award for this previously mentioned work. More, she is the winner of the Daytime Emmy Award which she received in 2013.

Finally, in the personal life of Leeza Gibbons, she has been married four times. In 1980, she married her first husband John Hicks but they divorced after two years. In 1989, she married the actor Christopher Quinten, however the marriage also lasted only two years, but produced a daughter. In 1991, Leeza married another actor Stephen Meadows, and they lived together until 2005 and have two sons. Finally, Gibbons married Steven Fenton in 2011.

Full NameLeeza Gibbons
Net Worth$20 Million
Salary$20 million
Date Of BirthMarch 26, 1957
Place Of BirthHartsville, South Carolina, United States
Height5 ft 7 in (1.72 m)
Weight143 pounds
ProfessionPresenter, Actor, Television producer
EducationUniversity of South Carolina
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseSteven Fenton (m. 2011)
ChildrenJordan Alexandra Gibbons, Troy Meadows, Nathan Daniel Meadows
ParentsJean Gibbons, Carlos Gibbons
SiblingsCarlos Gibbons, Jr., Camy Gibbons
NicknamesLeeza Kim Gibbons
AwardsDaytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lifestyle/Travel/Children’s Series Host
NominationsDaytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show Host, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lifestyle Program
MoviesRoboCop 2, RoboCop, Maxie
TV ShowsLeeza, My Generation, America Now, The Apprentice, Entertainment Tonight, Dancing with the Stars, Extra, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, What Should You Do?
1Co-hostess, with LeAnn Rimes, of an infomercial for Pauline Soli's "SheerCover" cosmetics. Also appearing are Carrie Ann Inaba, Lisa Garner, Niki Taylor, Anna David, Jamie Lee Curtis, David Michaud, Michele Merkin, Natalie Miller, Emily Procter, Pauline Soli and Mercedes Scelba-Shorte. [2008]
2Co-host, with Alyssa Milano, of an infomercial for "SheerCover" cosmetics. Also appearing are Melissa Gilbert, Natalie Miller, Alana Curry, Jill Wagner, Carrie Ann Inaba, Lisa Garner, Anna David, Yoanna House, Martha Madison, Naima Mora, Laurel House, David Michaud and 'Cheryl Fenton'. [2007]
3Release of her book, "Take Your Oxygen First". [2009]
4Co-host, with Melissa Gilbert, of an infomercial for "Sheercover" cosmetics. [2006]
5AARP's Ambassador for Care.
6Graduated from the University of South Carolina's school of journalism and mass communication. She is a member of the Delta Delta Delta sorority.
7Leeza's Place was founded in November, 2003.
8Established the Leeza Gibbons Memory Foundation.
9Honored by the Congressional Award in Washington, DC with the 1998 Horizon Award. The Horizon Award is a special recognition from the Joint Leadership of the United States Congress and the Congressional Award Board of Directors. The Horizon Award is presented to individuals from the private sectors who have contributed to expanding opportunities for all Americans through their own personal contributions, and who have set exceptional examples for young people through their successes in life.
10Her mother, Gloria Jean Gibbons, passed away at age 72 on May 22, 2008 from complications due to Alzheimer's disease.
11Has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
12Her parents are Carlos Gibbons and Jean Gibbons. Her mother has Alzheimer's disease, as did her grandmother.
13Was a high school cheerleader in Irmo, South Carolina. She graduated from Irmo High School.
14Husband Stephen Meadows filed for divorce February 11, 2005, after a two-week separation, citing "irreconcilable differences". He is seeking joint custody of their sons Troy, 13 and Nathan, 7, as well as the spousal support agreed to in a 2002 post-nuptial contract.
15Currently the host of two 3-hour radio shows: "Leeza Gibbons' Hollywood Confidential." One version is Hot AC and the other is Adult Contemporary. In late 2004, she began a daily radio show called "Leeza At Night" that airs 5 nights a week.
16Met her second husband, Chris Quinten, at a New Zealand charity fund-raiser. They had a daughter named Jordan Alexandra (Lexi) (born in 1989).
17Has two children with Stephen Meadows: Troy (born in 1992) and Nathan (born in 1997).
18Left Entertainment Tonight (1981) in 1995 to concentrate full-time on her daytime talk show.
19Was considered a candidate to replace Kathie Lee Gifford on Live with Kelly and Michael (1988), but didn't want to relocate from her home in Los Angeles.
20Wanted her daytime talk show, which ran from 1993-2000, to focus on women's issues from a feminist point of view. Ms. Gibbons stated that she wanted her show to empower women.
21Has a younger sister, Camille (Cammie) Gibbons and a brother, Carlos Gibbons, Jr.


America Now2013-2014TV Series executive producer - 86 episodes
The Michael Essany Show2003TV Series executive producer
Verdict2000TV Movie executive producer
Assignment E! With Leeza Gibbons1999TV Special documentary executive producer
Leeza1994TV Series executive producer - 1998-1999


Weird: The Al Yankovic Story2010Video shortNewscaster
What Should You Do?2003TV SeriesHost
Man of the Year2002The Reporter
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman1996TV SeriesLeeza Gibbons
Dream On1996TV SeriesLeeza Gibbons
Last Action Hero1993Leeza Gibbons
The Player1992Leeza Gibbons
He Said, She Said1991Leeza Gibbons
RoboCop 21990Jess Perkins
RoboCop1987Jesse Perkins
Maxie1985E.T. Reporter


Home Improvement1999TV Series special thanks - 1 episode


Miss Universe Pageant1991TV SpecialHerself - Hostess
In Living Color1991TV SeriesHerself
The 42nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1990TV SpecialHerself - Audience Member
The Geraldo Rivera Show1990TV SeriesHerself
The Arsenio Hall Show1990TV SeriesHerself
The 25th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards1990TV SpecialHerself
Miss USA Pageant1990TV MovieHerself - Host
The More You Know1989TV SeriesHerself
The Pat Sajak Show1989TV SeriesHerself
1989 Johnnie Walker National Comedy Search1989TV MovieHerself
Funny People1988TV SeriesHerself - Host
The Princess Grace Foundation Special Gala Tribute to Cary Grant1988TV MovieHerself
Riptide1986TV SeriesHerself
Evening Magazine1976TV SeriesCo-Host (PM Magazine-Beaumont Texas 1979)
Home & Family2012-2016TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
The Talk2013-2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself - Guest Co-Hostess
Hollywood Health Report2016TV SeriesHerself
Ok! TV2016TV SeriesHerself
Marilu's Simple Good Food2016TV SeriesHerself
The Doctors2013-2016TV SeriesHerself
The Insider2015TV SeriesHerself
The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2015TV MovieHerself - Presenter: Outstanding Entertainment News Program
Oprah: Where Are They Now?2015TV SeriesHerself
Entertainment Tonight1984-2015TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Host / Herself - Interviewer
The Wendy Williams Show2015TV SeriesHerself
Today2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Apprentice2015TV SeriesHerself - Contestant / Herself - Finalist
Live with Kelly and Michael1990-2015TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
A Healthy You & Carol Alt2014TV SeriesHerself - Senior Helpers Investor
America Now2011-2014TV SeriesHerself - Co-Hostess / Herself - Host / Herself - Co-Host
Good Day L.A.2013-2014TV SeriesHerself
Hell's Kitchen2013TV SeriesHerself - Restaurant Patron
Who's Cooking with Florence Henderson2013TV SeriesHerself
Marie2013TV Series documentary
Good Morning America2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Fox and Friends2007-2012TV SeriesHerself
My Generation2012TV SeriesHerself - Host
Sidewalks Entertainment2011TV SeriesHerself
Unscripted2011TV SeriesHerself
The Fran Drescher Show2010TV SeriesHerself
10 Mountains 10 Years2010DocumentaryHerself
Dancing with the Stars2007-2009TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Audience Member
Glenn Beck2009TV SeriesHerself
Xposé2009TV SeriesHerself
Stand Up to Cancer2008TV MovieHerself
The Philanthropist2008TV MovieHerself (uncredited)
The View2007TV SeriesHerself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2007TV SeriesHerself
75th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade2006TV SpecialHerself
CC Variety TV2006Video shortHerself
Miss America2006TV MovieHerself - Judge
Larry King Live2000-2005TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest Host
Good Day Live2003-2005TV SeriesHerself
Test the Nation 22004TV MovieHerself - Host
The Tony Danza Show2004TV SeriesHerself
Pyramid2002-2004TV SeriesHerself
On-Air with Ryan Seacrest2004TV SeriesHerself
SoapTalk2004TV SeriesHerself
The Wayne Brady Show2004TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Simple Life2004TV SeriesHerself - Host
Health Corner2004TV SeriesHerself - Hostess (2004)
Test the Nation2003TV MovieHerself
What Should You Do?2003TV SeriesHerself - Hostess
Ask Rita2003TV SeriesHerself
Hollywood Squares1999-2002TV SeriesHerself
Secrets of Superstar Fitness2002TV SeriesHerself
Young Hollywood Awards2002TV SpecialHerself
Just Shoot Me!2002TV SeriesHerself
Six Feet Under2002TV SeriesHerself
2001 Lady of Soul Awards2001TV SpecialHerself - Host
The 12th Annual Golden Laurel Awards2001TV SpecialHerself
The 15th Annual Soul Train Music Awards2001TV SpecialHerself
The Simpsons2000TV SeriesHerself
The Geena Davis Show2000TV SeriesHerself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show2000TV SeriesHerself
Bless the Child2000Herself
68th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade1999TV SpecialHerself
The Teen Files1999TV SeriesHerself - Host
Assignment E! With Leeza Gibbons1999TV Special documentaryHerself - Host
Tracey Takes On...1999TV SeriesHerself
The Daily Show1999TV SeriesHerself
Home Improvement1999TV SeriesHerself
Leeza1995-1998TV SeriesHerself - Host
The 25th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards1998TV SpecialHerself - Host
Sunset Beach1997-1998TV SeriesHerself
Veronica's Closet1997TV SeriesHerself
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man1997TV SeriesHerself
Something So Right1997TV SeriesHerself
65th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade1996TV SpecialHerself - Hostess
Candid Camera's 50th Anniversary1996TV Movie documentaryHerself - Host
The 31st Annual Academy of Country Music Awards1996TV SpecialHerself
1996 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards1996TV Movie documentaryHerself - Presenter
Murphy Brown1990-1996TV SeriesHerself
Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?1995TV SeriesHerself
Cybill1995TV SeriesHerself
Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon1990-1995TV SeriesHerself - Host
The 22nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards1995TV SpecialHerself - Host
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1993-1995TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air1994TV SeriesHerself
Extra1994TV SeriesHerself (Host) (2000-2003)
Howard Stern1994TV SeriesHerself
Shattered Glory: The Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan Story1994TV MovieHerself - Host
John & Leeza from Hollywood1993TV SeriesHerself - Host
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1993TV SeriesHerself
Miss Universe Pageant1993TV SpecialHerself - Hostess
The Jackie Thomas Show1993TV SeriesHerself
The 14th Annual CableACE Awards1993TV SpecialHerself
Tom Arnold: The Naked Truth 31993TV Special documentaryHerself
The 13th Annual CableACE Awards1992TV SpecialHerself
The Chuck Woolery Show1991TV SeriesHerself
Miss Teen USA 19911991TV SpecialHerself - host
Growing Up Together1991TV SeriesHerself - Hostess (1991)

Archive Footage

Flat Earth & Revelation 102016TV SeriesHerself
Access Hollywood2016TV SeriesHerself
The Eighties2016TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself - Entertainment Tonight
Extra2015TV SeriesHerself
Paradise Lost 2: Revelations2000TV Movie documentaryHerself

Won Awards

2013Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Host in a Lifestyle/Travel ProgramMy Generation (2008)
1998Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameTelevisionOn 7 May 1998. At 7021 Hollywood Blvd.

Nominated Awards

2014Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Host in a Lifestyle/Travel ProgramAmerica Now (2010)
1999Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Talk ShowLeeza (1994)
1999Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Talk Show HostLeeza (1994)
1998Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Talk ShowLeeza (1994)
1998Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Talk/Service Show HostLeeza (1994)
1997Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Talk ShowLeeza (1994)
1997Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Talk Show HostLeeza (1994)
1996Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Talk ShowLeeza (1994)
1996Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Talk Show HostLeeza (1994)
1995Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Talk Show HostLeeza (1994)
1995Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Talk ShowLeeza (1994)
1993CableACECableACE AwardsMagazine HostGrowing Up Together (1991)

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