Emmy Award winner Leeza Gibbons is one of the most well‐known pop‐culture icons on the air. In addition to her impressive background in the field of entertainment and news media, Leeza is an instrumental advocate for healthcare, wellness, and caregiving. She is also a wife, mother, businesswoman and a New York Times bestselling author.
The spectrum of Leeza’s career in entertainment and news media is diverse and impressive. Her on‐camera hosting dominance in the entertainment‐news and talk‐show arenas ranges from the most popular entertainment news show in history, Entertainment Tonight, to her award‐winning daytime talk show, Leeza. Her current roles include hosting the syndicated TV news magazine show America Now alongside Bill Rancic, which earned her a 2014 Daytime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Talk Show Host. In 2013 she won the Daytime Emmy in the same category for the weekly TV news show My Generation on PBS.
Recognized as a social entrepreneur, Leeza has become one of the leading voices for issues facing family caregivers. When her mother and grandmother were struggling with Alzheimer’s disease, she created what she wished she and her family had and started, Leeza Gibbons Memory Foundation. Her training as a journalist united with her compassion and business savvy when she opened the foundation’s signature programs, Leeza’s Place and Leeza’s Care Connection, offering free services for family caregivers encouraging them to call on their courage and summon their strength for the long journey ahead.
Over the years, Leeza has become known as a trusted girlfriend, valued confidante, and source of inspiration and information, empowering women to show up for their lives with confidence and pride. Whether it’s her scrapbook line honoring the value of memories, her jewelry collection to symbolize transformation, or her cosmetic products to reveal inner and outer beauty, Leeza develops programs and products to help women claim their strength and rewrite the story of their lives.
In 2013, Leeza published Take 2, a personal growth guide designed to help people recreate themselves and hit the reset button on their lives. Leeza’s uplifting personality shines through in this New York Times Best Seller. Recognizability, Relatability and Reputation — that and more is what you get with Leeza as she uplifts, empowers and motivates audiences and viewers to get more out of life and business.
Leeza currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband, Steven Fenton. She has three children… daughter, Lexi, and sons, Troy and Nate.