Leeza Gibbons

Speaker, Celebrity

Leeza Gibbons

Television and Radio Host | Emmy Award Winner

Emmy award-winner Leeza Gibbons is one of the most well‐known pop‐culture icons on the air. In addition to her remarkable background in the field of entertainment and news media, Leeza boasts impressive experience in business, entrepreneurship, and wellness. Sharing her secrets of success from her life as a television and radio host, bestselling author, and social entrepreneur, Leeza uplifts, empowers, and motivates audiences to get more out of life and business, and imparts all of her talks with her belief that when you see challenges as opportunities, you can shine–whether it’s on the red carpet or within any aspect of your career.

The spectrum of Leeza’s experience 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. 

In 2013, Leeza published her first New York Times Bestseller, Take 2, a personal growth guide designed to help people recreate themselves and hit the reset button on their lives. Later that year, Leeza won the 2013 Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Talk Show Host for the PBS show My Generation, and went on to be crowned the winner of NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice, becoming just the second woman to ever win the long-standing competition show. Leeza’s season also reignited the storied franchise, as the show delivered their highest overall ratings in nearly five years.

Celebrated 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 the Leeza Gibbons Memory Foundation, uniting her training as a journalist with her compassion and business savvy. The foundation’s signature programs, “Leeza’s Place” and “Leeza’s Care Connection,” offer free services for family caregivers, and encourage them to call on their courage and summon their strength for the long journey ahead.

Out-Class Your Competition: Leeza's Throwback Guide to Playing it Your Way and Winning In Life, Love and Work

Leeza describes her insights into many of her winning formulas for success. Still, there are some strategies she’s employed along the way that have consistently scored hits and she’ll share them, along with the number one quality successful people must have! Leeza brings her experience as a talk show host, bestselling author, social entrepreneur and red carpet survivor to men and women who want to hold their head high as they claim the prize.

The Upside to Facing the Downside: How to Learn to Face Your Fear

We hear it all the time, in order to grow, you must face your fears, but how? Leeza breaks it down in a few easy steps. By giving examples from her own life of leaving her job in television, fearing failure and thinking she would never work again, she shares how she found more success and happiness than she ever thought possible.

What's Your W-O-W Factor?

Leeza says the way you see the world, IS YOUR WORLD. In this presentation, Leeza shares how success doesn’t depend on your intelligence, your skillset or even your preparation, but rather HOW you see problems. Successful people see them as opportunities, not stress, and most of the time, this determines who is victorious, who is successful or who will win. Funny, warm and inspirational, Leeza is an engaging motivational speaker.

Living in the Moment: Focus on What's Left instead of What's Lost

Leeza’s mother and grandmother both died of Alzheimer’s disease so she knows the cruel reality of watching someone disappear. She felt helpless and hopeless, too, but ultimately will share what she learned through her mother’s illness: how to really show up for life.

Leeza brings her hands-on experience as a caregiver as well as her expertise as the author of the caregiver guide:

Breathe Believe Receive: A Caregivers Lifeline

Leeza credits family caregivers as being the most heroic people in the universe. “The husbands, wives, sons, daughters and friends who show up every day for someone they love is proof that we can care more deeply with more heart and energy that seems humanly possible,” Leeza says. When she created her non-profit, Leeza’s Care Connection to support and sustain caregivers her admiration grew even stronger and now she has become one of the leading voices of advocacy for their cause. She talks about Breathe, Believe, Receive as one of their guiding principles at The Care Connection how urgent is it for caregivers to “Take their oxygen first.”

From Grits to Glitz

Leeza talks about her southern values and how they helped her build a decades-long career in the entertainment business as one of the industries most well-loved celebrities. From her days behind the anchor desk on Entertainment Tonight to her talk show and her win on Celebrity Apprentice, she used her trademark kindness to get ahead in a business where cut-throat cruelty reigns.

Celebrity Services

Leeza Gibbons is available for sponsorships, endorsements, public relations and media spokesperson campaigns, product launches, voiceovers, celebrity appearances, and more.