The man ruled the television screen with the signature phrase “Champagne wishes and caviar dreams.” Robin Leach maintained a sculpture for himself after hosting popular show Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous.
The London-born reporter and host battled the allegations and rumors but in the meantime never failed to live a Macho life filled with lust and elegant parties. The host passed away at the age of 76. He battled the complications from ten months lying in the hospital bed.
The End Of Legend; Takes Last Breath At The Age Of 76
After battling complications of stroke for ten long months, Robin Leach passed away on 24 August 2018. His family members released a statement through Columnist John Katsilometes and confirmed Robin's demise. The statement read,
"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. Everyone’s support and love over the past, almost one year, has been incredible and we are so grateful. Memorial arrangements to follow. With love, Steven, Gregg and Rick Leach."
He suffered a stroke on 21 November 2017 while having a vacation in Cabo San Lucas. He was subsequently admitted in a hospital in Las Vegas endured toughest ten months of his entire life before leaving his legacy to his three sons and grandchildren.
How Much Was Robin's Net Worth?
The reporter and host had summoned the net worth of $15 million. The writer, who devoted his life to writing, spent his fourteen years profiling lavish celebrity in Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous.
A career, which spanned more than half a century had helped him amass considerable fortunes.
The English reporter and writer started editing school magazine "The Gayton Times" at the age of 14. By the time he reached his 18 years, he was already Britain’s Youngest reporter on Daily Mail's “Page One.”
Robin Leach was best known for hosting Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous from 1984 to 1995. After immigrating to America, he wrote for Publications like New York Daily News, Peoples, and Ladies Home Journal. In 2007, he hosted The Surreal Life: Fame Games, and in 2014, he starred in Celebrity Wife Swap where he exchanged his partner, Joan with Eliza Roberts, who is the wife of Oscar-winning actor Eric Roberts.
Robin's Divorce With Ex-Wife; What's His Relationship With Joan?
Robin was previously married to a woman named Judith Desser in the year 1968. He and his wife lived in peaceful matrimony for nine years before they ended their relationship in 1977.
He and his former better half had three sons named Steven, Gregg and Rick Leach. Robin is also survived by his multiple grandchildren from his three sons.
After a stellar married life, he found Joan Severance as a life-long friend. As per the reports, Robin and Joan never dated but had a strong friendship with each other.
Robin Leach starred with Joan in Celebrity Wife Swap in 2014 (Photo: lasvegassun.com)
Although they didn't have romantic ties, Joan accompanied Robin as his partner in Celebrity Wife Swap in 2014. Robin swapped his partner Joan with Eric Roberts’s wife Eliza Roberts in reality-based TV show Celebrity Wife Swap. After swapping, Eliza felt lost in the glamorous world of Robin for two weeks.
Eliza, who used to spend quite a time with squirrel sanctuary in the backyard, doesn’t drink and also doesn’t take part in fancy dinner and parties.
The Englishman had nine years of marital life and had three children but, the facts didn't restrict media to speculate and spread rumors of him being a gay. However, the rumors were baseless; he never came out in public to reveal his sexuality.
Robin’s Short Bio
The entertainment reporter was born as Robin Douglas Leach on 29 August 1941 in Perivale, London, England. According to the wiki, Robin resided in Las Vegas and belonged to white ethnicity.
The reporter lost his life a week before his 77th birthday. He possessed a tall height of 1.80 m (5 feet and 11 inches). He lived a lavish lifestyle and enjoyed the life to its fullest.