Robin Leach, the veteran journalist best known for hosting TV’s Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, passed away last night — a week before his 77th birthday.
Leach, who had been a gossip columnist in Las Vegas, had been hospitalized since November 21st, when he suffered a stroke. Leach’s three sons issued a statement saying, “Despite the past 10 months, what a beautiful life he had.”
From 1984 until 1995, Leach hosted Lifestyle of the Rich and Famous, which featured the extravagant lifestyles of the world’s wealthiest people. (Las Vegas Review Journal)