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, Gibbons is an instrumental advocate for healthcare, wellness, and caregiving. She is also a wife, mother, winner ofThe Celebrity Apprentice Season 7 against Geraldo Rivera, EMMY award winner and a New York Times bestselling author.
Born a leader, the spectrum of Gibbons’ 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, and the weekly TV news show My Generation on PBS, for which she won the 2013 Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show Host.
Recognized as a social entrepreneur, Gibbons 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 the Leeza Gibbons Memory Foundation. Her training as a journalist united with her compassion, business savvy, innovative delivery methods and ability to inspire allowed her to open the foundation’s signature programs Leeza’s Place and Leeza’s Care Connection. These offer free services for family caregivers, encouraging them to call on their courage and summon their strength for the long journey ahead.
Over the years, Gibbons has become known as a trusted girlfriend, valued confidante and source of creativity, 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, Gibbons is a visionary who develops programs and products to help women claim their strength and rewrite the story of their lives.
In 2013, Leeza Gibbons published Take 2, a personal growth guide designed to help people recreate themselves and hit the reset button on their lives. Her uplifting and positive personality shines through in this New York Times bestseller. Recognizability, Relatability and Reputation — that and more is what you get with Gibbons as she uplifts, empowers and motivates audiences and viewers to get more out of life and business.