Kathleen Mary Griffin
Kathy, Queen of the D-list
Oak Park, Illinois, United States
Griffin studied at St. Bernadine’s Elementary School.
After graduating, she attended Oak Park and River Forest High School.
Kathy studied drama at Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, Los Angeles.
- Father – John Patrick Griffin (Actor)
- Mother – Mary Margaret Griffin (Writer)
- Siblings – Kenny (Older Brother), Joyce (Older Sister), Gary (Older Brother) and John (Older Brother).
She is signed to WME.
Observational Comedy, Black Comedy, Ribaldry, Improvisational Comedy
5 ft 4 in or 163 cm
121 lbs or 55 kg
Boyfriend / Spouse
Kathy Griffin dated –
- Jack Black – Kathy and comic actor Jack Black had a short affair.
- Fred Stoller (1992) – Kathy had a one night stand with actor Fred Stoller.
- Quentin Tarantino (1995) – Kathy and American film director Quentin Tarantino dated for a short period in 1995.
- Leif Garrett (1999) – It is RUMORED that Kathy Griffin and Leif Garrett had an encounter in 1999.
- Matthew Moline (1999-2006) – Kathy Griffin and Matt Moline got married on February 18, 2001 at the 360 Degree Restaurant in Hollywood. They got divorced in May 2006.
- Andrew W.K. (2007) – Kathy had an encounter with American singer and music producer Andrew WK.
- Steve Wozniak (2007-2008) – Kathy dated Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak for a year before they split in June 2008.
- Levi Johnston (2009) – It was RUMORED that the couple was dating after they joked about being in a serious relationship, in an interview on the Larry King Live show.
- Isaiah Mustafa (2011) – Kathy announced on a radio show that she was in a relationship with actor and former NFL player Isaiah Mustafa. But Mustafa announced later that he was single and admitted that he found Kathy amazing.
- Randy Bick (2012-Present) – Kathy is dating 20 years her junior marketing executive, Randy Bick for quite a while now.
Race / Ethnicity
- Using her experiences with celebrities in her comedy acts
- Red hair
- Green eyes
34-24-32 in or 87-61-81 cm
She lent her voice for the Vaseline Intensive Care TV commercial in 1998.
She has done TV commercials for Frosted Cheerios, Target, Glad storage bags and TV Guide. Kathy has also done a pop TV commercial with Jim Gaffigan and Michael Ian Black for Sierra Mist.
Kathy is a fallen catholic and not religious.
Best Known For
Her first real breakthrough came with Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List (2005–2010), for which she was awarded two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Reality Program.
Kathy’s debut comedy album For Your Consideration (2008) reached the Top Comedy Albums chart of Billboard.
Griffin made her first appearance in Pulp Fiction (1994) as a pedestrian.
First TV Show
Griffin’s first public exposure was NBC sitcom Suddenly Susan (1996).
Her first album For Your Consideration was released on June 10, 2008.
Despite being in her 50s, Kathy has a healthy body and looks much younger than her age. In 2011, she reportedly lost a lot of weight with the help of her trainer Bobby Solorio.
Kathy also controlled her food cravings and ate green vegetables and whole grains for that glowing skin. She had a protein-rich diet and ate six small meals every day.
She has often been spotted taking walks with her current boyfriend, to stay in shape.
Kathy Griffin Favorite Things
Her favorite things are not known.
Kathy Griffin Facts
- She has written an autobiography Official Book Club Selection : A Memoir According to Kathy Griffin (2009) that topped at The New York Times Best Seller List.
- Kathy appeared in Eminem’s The Real Slim Shady (2000) video.
- The comedian has broken the record of the highest number of specials by recording 16 specials for Bravo network.
- She owns Inappropriate Laughter, a TV production company.
- Jonathan Bennett is a close friend of Griffin.
- Griffin was a member of the comedy group The Groundlings.
- She supports LGBT rights and same sex marriage.
- She won a Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album for her sixth album Calm Down Gurrl (2013).
- You can follow her on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and MySpace.