LAS VEGAS, Nev. (CBSNewYork) – Celebrity gossip columnist and “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous” host Robin Leach has passed away at the age of 76, according to a statement from his family.
Leach had reportedly been hospitalized since last November after suffering a stroke in Cabo San Lucas. Columnist John Katsilometes reported on twitter that the beloved television personality suffered a second stroke on Aug. 20 before passing away early Friday morning.READ MORE: Bodega Owners Call For More Protection After 18-Year-Old Sayid Muthana Shot At Family's Deli In Brooklyn
“Despite the past 10 months, what a beautiful life he had. Our Dad, Grandpa, Brother, Uncle and friend Robin Leach passed away peacefully last night at 1:50 a.m.,” Leach’s family said in a statement.READ MORE: Trevor Noah To Host 'The 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards' On CBS
The London native was most known for giving viewers a glimpse of lavish “champagne wishes and caviar dreams” on Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, which aired from 1984 to 1995.MORE NEWS: Trevor Noah To Host 'The 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards' On CBS
Robin Leach was 76 years old.