Katie Lee holds multiple professions that have helped her to stand out in the TV industry. She is a food critic, chef, actress, and television personality.
She is also the creator of the website OliveAndPeach.com alongside the host of the Food Network talk show, The Kitchen. Additionally, as an actress, she is seen in various TV series, including Best Ever (2015) and Younger (2015).
Katie Lee’s Wiki
Daughter of Kim Becker, Katie Lee’s height is 1.7 meters (5 ft 7 in).
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Hailing from Huntington, West Virginia, Katie Lee was born on 14 September 1981 as Kathleen Rebekah Lee. She is a Miami University, Oxford, Ohio graduate- she majored in English and Journalism while pursuing her bachelor’s degree in 2003. Also, Katie was a member of the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority during her college.
Married Life With TV Producer
Katie has been married to producer and actor, Ryan Biegel, since 1 September 2018. They previously got engaged on 23 March 2018 in Paris.
Katie Lee with her husband, Ryan Biegel (Photo: mashed.com)
Katie first met her husband when Ryan was working as a producer on the first season of Katie’s show, Beach Bites with Katie Lee (2015). Talking with Health in 2018, Katie revealed it was an attraction at first sight for both of them. While she thought Ryan was cute, on the other side, she was already Ryan’s crush. Initially, they became friends and eventually flourished an intimacy.
Expecting First Baby With Husband
Katie is expecting her very first baby. She shared the happy news on 26 February 2020 via her Instagram picture, where she showed off her baby bump. As for caption, she wrote,
Eating for two. Baby Biegel is on the way!
Pregnant Katie Lee shows off her baby bump on 26 February 2020 (Photo: Katie Lee's Instagram)
However, the process wasn’t normal. In 2019, she shared the story of her struggles to be pregnant. Katie wrote that she had undergone surgery and also IVF (Vitro fertilization) to get pregnant. She admitted the process was exhausting and full of the emotional toll.
Previously, Katie Lee was married to the rock singer, William Martin Joel- who goes by the stage name Billy Joel. They tied the knot on 2 October 2004 and divorced on 25 May 2011. According to sources, the reason behind the divorce was their marital pressure- Katie was linked with couture designer Yigal Azrouel.
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Katie and Billy had first met in 2003 at Peninsula Hotel, where she was a restaurant correspondent for the TV show, George Hirsch: Living it Up!. Later, Billy proposed her during their vacation in the Caribbean.
Katie was Billy’s third wife while Billy was Katie’s first husband. Billy’s first wife’s name is Elizabeth Weber with whom he was married from 1973-1982. His second ex-wife is Christie Brinkley (1985-1994). As of now, Billy is married to Alexis Roderick since 2015.
Billy Joel was born on 9 May 1949 and he is thirty-two years older than Katie Lee.
Katie reportedly got Joel’s Luxury New York Townhouse in the divorce settlement.