Robin Leach, Host Of ‘Lifestyles Of The Rich And Famous’ Dead At 76

The host of ‘Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous,’ Robin Leach, has died at age 76. He had been hospitalized since November.

By Admin on August 24, 2018
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The host of Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, Robin Leach, has died at age 76 in Las Vegas.

Leach was working as a columnist for the Las Vegas Review-Journal, which made the first report of his passing. The host had been in the hospital since November 21 after suffering a stroke, according to Deadline. He had a second stroke on Monday, Aug. 20, then moved to hospice care.

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“Despite the past 10 months, what a beautiful life he had,” Leach’s family wrote on Twitter. “Our Dad, Grandpa, Brother, Uncle and friend Robin Leach passed away peacefully last night at 1:50 a.m. Everyone’s support and love over the past, almost one year, has been incredible and we are so grateful. Memorial arrangements to follow. With love, Steven, Gregg and Rick Leach.”

Leach is perhaps best known as host of Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, which ran from 1984 to 1995. It provided an inside look at the lives of celebrities and moguls. Who can forget the legendary tagline? “Champagne wishes and caviar dreams.”

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