Are Kathie Lee Gifford and Richard Spitz Still Together?

Kathie Lee Gifford appears to be ready to embark on a new chapter in her life: being single. The former Today co-host, who departed the show in April 2019, returned on February 12, 2024, after being “nominated” by Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager as the “perfect” candidate for The Golden Bachelorette.

However, before her appearance on Today, people believed that Kathie and her boyfriend, Richard Spitz were still together.

Fans are asking if Kathie is still seeing Richard after her friend of nearly 20 years suggested that her friend play the lead in the upcoming reality dating game show, according to PageSix. Here's everything we know about their relationship and the singer's dating history.

Are Kathie Lee Gifford and Richard Spitz still together?

Kathie Lee and Richard are no longer together. According to sources close to the Hollywood Squares alum, they have split.

“Kathie Lee was deeply affected by the loss of her second husband, Frank Gifford, and found solace in her relationship with Richard,” a source told Closer in March 2024. “She was frightened she would never find love again, but she did — briefly.”

Are Kathie Lee Gifford and Richard Spitz Still Together?

“Now, with their relationship over, she's going through another heartbreak and frightened that at 70, her time has passed,” the source went on to say.

Kathie Lee has found a terrific support system in Today co-host Hoda Kotb following their divorce.

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“Hoda has been calling her every day and planning a visit to Nashville soon,” a person familiar with the situation claimed. “Kathie Lee is in a difficult place emotionally right now after getting dumped but she is receiving love and support from those around her.”

How many times has Kathie Lee gotten married?

Kathie Lee was married twice: first to actor Paul Johnson from 1976 to 1983, and then to Frank Gifford from 1986 until his death.

The Emmy Award-winning TV anchor met Frank on the set of a morning news show, and Gifford confessed she fell in love at first sight.

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“I met Frank Gifford because it was 4 a.m. at Good Morning America, walking down one of the hallways and I looked over at somebody in the dressing room — the best set of buns I've ever seen in my life — just leaned over a sink putting in contact lenses,” she told the magazine in 2019.

They have two children: a son named Cody and a girl named Cassidy. She also has three stepchildren from her late husband's first marriage: Victoria, Jeff, and Kyle.

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