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Years active  1982–present
Education  Harrow High School
Role  Writer
Name  Robin Leach
Spouse(s)  None

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Full Name  Robin Douglas Leach
Born  29 August 1941 (age 74) (1941-08-29) London Borough of Ealing, Perivale
Occupation  Television personality, entertainment reporter, writer, columnist
Movies  Free Money, Cooking with B. Smith and Friends: Appetizers
Books  The Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous Cookbook: Recipes and Entertaining Secrets from the Most Extraordinary People in the World
Nominations  Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Informational Special
TV shows  Lifestyles of the Rich and Fam, Entertainment Tonight, The Surreal Life: Fam, I'm a CelebrityGet Me Out of, Fame - Fortune - and Rom
Similar People  Al Masini, Yves Simoneau, Mark Cronin, Benoit Charest

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Robin Douglas Leach (born 29 August 1941) is an English entertainment reporter and writer, best known for hosting his first show, Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous from 1984 to 1995, which focused on profiling well-known celebrities and their lavish homes, cars and other materialistic details. His voice is often parodied by other actors with his signature phrase, "champagne wishes and caviar dreams." During the final season, he was assisted by Shari Belafonte, and the show was renamed Lifestyles with Robin Leach and Shari Belafonte. He resides in Las Vegas.


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Early life

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Leach was born in Perivale. During grammar school at Harrow High School, 10 miles (16 km) from London, he edited a school magazine, The Gayton Times, at age 14. At age 15 he became a general news reporter for the Harrow Observer and started a monthly glossy town magazine at age 17.


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Leach moved on to the Daily Mail as Britain's youngest "Page One" reporter, at age 18. In 1963, he emigrated to America and wrote for a number of publications (New York Daily News, People, Ladies Home Journal etc.) before launching GO Magazine and then was show business editor of The Star.

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Other television work includes reporting for People Tonight, on CNN and Entertainment Tonight and helping start Good Morning Australia, as well as the Food Network. Leach was also a guest at the World Wrestling Federation's WrestleMania IV, where he read the rules for the championship tournament. In 1993, for the Fox network, Leach hosted an exposé documentary of Madonna titled "Madonna Xposed." The documentary was a biography of Madonna focusing on her career and publicity stunts. Before the documentary aired, he gave Madonna a cell phone number; he claimed that at any point during the airing Madonna could call Leach and argue any point. Madonna never called and the documentary continued without incident. He also hosted Lifestyles spinoff Fame, Fortune and Romance, along with future Today Show host Matt Lauer.

Leach hosted The Surreal Life: Fame Games on VH1 in 2007. He also served as the public address announcer for the 2010 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Since 1999, he has resided in Las Vegas. He wrote for the Las Vegas Sun and the daily website from 2008 through June 2016, when he was hired by Sheldon Adelson's Las Vegas Review Journal.

Leach appeared in the documentary film Maxed Out in 2006, which chronicled the rise of the credit card industry in the U.S. along with increased personal debt among working class people and criticized that industry's practices. Leach remarks, "Nobody would watch Lifestyles of the Poor and Unknown". The comment was highlighted by a review in the Baltimore Sun.

  • He is parodied in Ice Cube's skit song "Robin Lench" from the 1991 Album Death Certificate.
  • He is parodied by Dana Carvey on SNL's Weekend Update with Dennis Miller
  • He is parodied in the Tiny Toon Adventures episode "Henny Youngman Day"
  • References

    Robin Leach Wikipedia