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Famous Female Television Show Hosts

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List of famous female television show hosts, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female television show hosts list contains the most prominent and top females known for being television show hosts. There are thousand of females working as television show hosts in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic television show hosts have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a television show host then the people below should give you inspiration.

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While this isn't a list of all female television show hosts, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female television show hosts?" and "Who are the best female television show hosts?"
Susan Lucci is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Television Show Hosts
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Susan Victoria Lucci (born December 23, 1946) is an American actress, television host, author and entrepreneur, best known for portraying Erica Kane on the ABC daytime drama All My Children from 1970 to 2011. The character is considered an icon, and Lucci has been called "Daytime's Leading Lady" by TV Guide, with The New York Times and the Los Angeles Times citing her as the highest-paid actor in daytime television. As early as 1991, her salary had been reported as over $1 million a year.In 1996, TV Guide ranked Lucci number 37 on its 50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time list. In 2005, she received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and was inducted into the Broadcasting Hall of Fame in 2006. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 72

Birthplace: Scarsdale, New York, USA

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Nancy Grace is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Television Show Hosts
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Nancy Ann Grace (born October 23, 1959) is an American legal commentator and television journalist. She was the host of Nancy Grace from 2005 to 2016, which was a nightly celebrity news and current affairs show on HLN, and she was the host of Court TV's Closing Arguments (1996–2007) as well. She also co-wrote the book Objection!: How High-Priced Defense Attorneys, Celebrity Defendants, and a 24/7 Media Have Hijacked Our Criminal Justice System. Grace was also the arbiter of Swift Justice with Nancy Grace in the syndicated courtroom reality show's first season. Grace was formerly a prosecutor in a local district attorney's office in Atlanta, Georgia. She frequently discusses issues from what ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 59

Birthplace: Macon, Georgia, United States of America

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Carnie Wilson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Television Show Hosts
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Carnie Wilson (born April 29, 1968) is an American singer and television host, perhaps best known as a member of the pop music group Wilson Phillips. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 50

Birthplace: Los Angeles, USA, California, Bel-Air

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Pooja Kumar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Television Show Hosts
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Pooja Kumar is an Indo-American actress known for her work in Indian films. After winning the title of Miss India USA, she started her global career as an American actress, producer, and model. Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan chose her as one of the bright new stars where he looked at over 60,000 contestants fighting for that recognition. He introduced her to Priyadarshan and they gave her the opportunity to host the International Miss World Competition which was broadcast live in over 50 countries. She has appeared in Hollywood feature films such as, Man on a Ledge, Brawl in Cell Block 99, Bollywood Hero, (starring opposite SNL star Chris Kattan), Flavors , Hiding Divya, Park Sharks, ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 42

Birthplace: USA, St. Louis, Missouri