Women Talk Show Hosts

Throughout history, there have been many women who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great female such as Oprah Winfrey, Ellen DeGeneres, Kathie Lee Gifford, Rosie Perez, Ricki Lake.The women featured in this list are from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & India and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen DeGeneres.
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: January 26, 1958
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Metairie, Louisiana, United States

Comedian, television host and actress Ellen DeGeneres is the first actress to win a Saturn Award for a voice performance, winning the accolade for her role in the film Finding Nemo. She has hosted the Academy Awards and has published four books. She is openly lesbian and supports LGBTQA+ rights. She has been accused of workplace harassment.

 2 Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey.
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Famous As: Media proprietor
Birthdate: January 29, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kosciusko, Mississippi, United States

Oprah Winfrey is arguably one of the most iconic figures in America who broke many barriers to become one of the most influential women in the country. She is a role model for the black community and is also a fierce feminist. Her path-breaking The Oprah Winfrey Show mostly based on lives of common people catapulted her to unprecedented stardom.

 3 Kathie Lee Gifford

Kathie Lee Gifford.
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Famous As: TV Host, Actress
Birthdate: August 16, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris

Kathie Lee Gifford achieved celebrity status by working as a television presenter. She then became a singer-songwriter and author, cementing her place in the entertainment industry. Also known for her charity work, Kathie serves as an ambassador for Childhelp, a non-profit organization working towards preventing child abuse.

 4 Megyn Kelly

Megyn Kelly.
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: November 18, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Champaign, Illinois, United States

Megyn Kelly is a well-known American journalist and political commentator. She had a successful career at Fox News and NBC News, where she did reporting and anchored many shows. She quit television and launched her media production company in 2020. She hosts the The Megyn Kelly Show podcast. She has also written an autobiography titled Settle for More.

 5 Cybill Lynne Shepherd

Cybill Lynne Shepherd.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 18, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Cybill Shepherd is best known for her roles in films such as The Heartbreak Kid, Taxi Driver, and Alice. Fans also loved her for her Golden Globe-winning portrayals of Madelyn 'Maddie' Hayes in the series Moonlighting and Cybill Sheridan in the sitcom Cybill. She is a follower of goddess-worshipping Paganism.

 6 Stacey Dash

Stacey Dash
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 20, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA

 7 Lisa Rinna

Lisa Rinna
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 11, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Medford, Oregon, United States
American actress Lisa Rinna is best known for playing Billie Reed in TV series Days of Our Lives and Taylor McBride in TV series Melrose Place. She has been a main cast member on the reality TV series, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, since 2014. Rinna has also written three books: Starlit; The Big, Fun, Sexy Sex Book; and The NYT best-seller Rinnavation.
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 8 Rosie Perez

Rosie Perez.
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Famous As: Film Actress & Show Host
Birthdate: September 6, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bushwick, New York City, New York, United States
Rosa Perez is best known for her Academy Award-nominated role of Carla Rodrigo in Fearless and her Emmy-nominated choreography in the series In Living Color. She has also appeared in Broadway plays such as The Ritz and has co-hosted The View. She is also associated with major HIV/AIDS awareness campaigns.

 9 Bethenny Frankel

Bethenny Frankel.
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Famous As: Television Personality
Birthdate: November 4, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Queens, New York City, New York
Bethenny Frankel shot to fame with the reality series The Real Housewives of New York City. She has also appeared on The Apprentice: Martha Stewart and her own shows Bethenny Ever After, Bethenny & Fredrik, and Bethenny. She has written several self-help books and owns a lifestyle brand named Skinnygirl.
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 10 Ricki Lake

Ricki Lake.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 21, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, United States

Ricki Lake is an American television presenter and actress known for her talk show. Well-known for her struggle with obesity and hair loss, Lake has been working hard on maintaining her weight, thereby serving as an inspiration to those struggling with obesity and eating disorders. Not surprisingly, she has been mentioned in popular songs, such as Strong by Robbie Williams.

 11 Jeannie Mai

Jeannie Mai
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Famous As: Reality TV Personality
Birthdate: January 4, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Jose, California, USA

 12 Cilla Black

Cilla Black.
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 27, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vauxhall, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Died: August 1, 2015
Priscilla Maria Veronica White, better known as Cilla Black, is best remembered for her chart-topping hits You're My World and Anyone Who Had a Heart. She had her own show, Cilia, and also acted as a comedy actor. She later presented shows such as Blind Date and Surprise Surprise.

 13 Joy Behar

Joy Behar.
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: October 7, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City

Joy Behar is an American actress, comedian, television host, and writer. She is best known for co-hosting the popular ABC talk show The View, for which she received the Daytime Emmy Award in 2009. The show has also earned her several Emmy Award nominations. Apart from hosting TV shows, Behar has also performed in theatrical plays like The Vagina Monologues.

 14 Tammy Faye Bakker

Tammy Faye Bakker
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Famous As: Evangelist
Birthdate: March 7, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: nowrap International Falls, Minnesota, U.S.
Died: July 20, 2007

 15 Ina Garten

Ina Garten.
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: February 2, 1948
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States

Ina Garten is an American author and TV host best known for hosting Food Network's cooking show, Barefoot Contessa. Over the years, Garten has released several best-selling cookbooks, including The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook and Barefoot in Paris: Easy French Food You Can Make at Home.

 16 Mo'Nique

Mo'Nique
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: December 11, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Woodlawn, Maryland, United States

 17 Kennedy Montgomery

Kennedy Montgomery.
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Famous As: Commentator
Birthdate: September 8, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Political commentator and host Lisa Kennedy Montgomery, began her career as MTV VJ “Kennedy” on the alternative rock shows 120 Minutes and Alternative Nation. She has authored two books and has also hosted Fox network shows such as Kennedy and Outnumbered. She has also been a panelist on The Five.

 18 Elisabeth Hasselbeck

Elisabeth Hasselbeck.
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Famous As: Talk Show Host
Birthdate: May 28, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cranston

Retired TV personality and talk show host, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, first gained fame as a contestant on the American version of the TV show, Survivor, in 2001. In the ensuing years, she became a co-host on the daytime talk show, The View, which further added to her popularity and earned her a  Daytime Emmy Award. She is also a published author.

 19 Paula White

Paula White
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: April 20, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tupelo, Mississippi, United States

Better known as the spiritual advisor to Donald Trump, Paula White became the first female clergy to deliver the inauguration invocation of a U.S. president. The televangelist and preacher also chaired Trump’s evangelical advisory board. She is also known for her Without Walls International Church and the show Paula White Today.

 20 Hallie Jackson

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Famous As: Political Reporter, Analyst
Birthdate: April 29, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Yardley, Pennsylvania, United States
TV journalist Hallie Jackson is known for her association with NBC News and now serves as their chief White House correspondent and an anchor for MSNBC. She also fills in as an anchor on the talk show Today. She has previously worked for WBOC-TV, WFSB, and Hearst Corporation.

 21 Andrea Tantaros

Andrea Tantaros.
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Famous As: Political Analyst
Birthdate: December 30, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States

 22 Ruth Westheimer

Ruth Westheimer.
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Famous As: Media Personality
Birthdate: June 4, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Karlstadt am Main, Germany
German-American sex therapist Ruth Westheimer, also known as Dr. Ruth, soared to fame with the radio show Sexually Speaking and later hosted many sexuality-related shows and wrote many books, too. She is also an ethnographer and a Holocaust survivor. Her life inspired the documentary Ask Dr. Ruth.

 23 Kasie Hunt

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Famous As: American Correspondent
Birthdate: May 24, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wayne, Pennsylvania

Kasie Hunt is an American political correspondent. Over the years, Kasie Hunt has been an important member of NBC News and MSNBC. Apart from being the Capitol Hill correspondent for NBC News, Hunt also hosts MSNBC's morning news show Way Too Early with Kasie Hunt, which airs on weekdays from 5 a.m. to 6 a.m.

 24 Loni Love

Loni Love
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: July 12, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, USA

Loni Love is an American comedian, actress, television host, and author. Love won the prestigious Daytime Emmy Award under the Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host category in 2018 for her work in the popular syndicated talk show, The Real. A former electrical engineer, Loni Love has worked in popular companies like Xerox Holdings Corporation and General Motors.

 25 Dagen McDowell

Dagen McDowell.
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Famous As: News Anchor
Birthdate: January 7, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brookneal, Campbell County, Virginia, United States
Dagen McDowell has served as an anchor for various Fox shows and a business correspondent for Fox News. She was initially a financial journalist. She is best known for hosting Mornings with Maria and has also appeared on The Five and Outnumbered. She was also a panelist on Cashin' In

 26 Alexandra Paul

Alexandra Paul.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 29, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York

As a budding model, Alexandra Paul decided to reject an offer from Stanford University to focus on a career in acting. She is best known to fans for her 5-year-long stint as Lt. Stephanie Holden in the internationally renowned series Baywatch. She is also a marathon runner and an avid swimmer.

 27 Sheryl Underwood

Sheryl Underwood.
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: October 28, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

 28 Kristine Leahy

Kristine Leahy.
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Famous As: TV Host
Birthdate: October 17, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States

 29 Mary Hart

Mary Hart
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Famous As: Television personality
Birthdate: November 8, 1950
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA

 30 Marissa Jaret Winokur

Marissa Jaret Winokur.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 2, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

 31 Jenna Ushkowitz

Jenna Ushkowitz
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 28, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

Jenna Ushkowitz is a Korean-born American singer, actress, podcast host, and producer. She is the recipient of the prestigious Tony Award which she won as a producer for a musical titled Once on This Island. Ushkowitz is also known for her activism and charity work; she has worked with non-profit organizations like Oceana, Kindred Foundation, and the NOH8 Campaign.

 32 Esther Povitsky

Esther Povitsky.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 2, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Skokie, Illinois

 33 Simi Garewal

Simi Garewal
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 17, 1947
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ludhiana, Punjab, India

 34 Catherine Herridge

Catherine Herridge.
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Famous As: News Correspondent
Birthdate: May 18, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 35 Maribel Guardia

Maribel Guardia
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 29, 1959
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica

 36 Leeza Gibbons

Leeza Gibbons
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Famous As: TV Host
Birthdate: March 26, 1957
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hartsville, South Carolina, USA

 37 Morgan Webb

Morgan Webb
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Famous As: Television presenter
Birthdate: October 5, 1978
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States

 38 Debbie Matenopoulos

Debbie Matenopoulos
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Famous As: Television host
Birthdate: December 13, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States

 39 Carol McGiffin

Carol McGiffin.
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Famous As: Radio Broadcaster
Birthdate: February 18, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: North London, London,England

 40 Luciana Gimenez

Luciana Gimenez
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Famous As: Television Host
Birthdate: November 3, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: São Paulo, State of São Paulo, Brazil

 41 Sharon Cuneta

Sharon Cuneta
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Famous As: singer
Birthdate: January 6, 1966
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines

 42 Amy Van Dyken

Amy Van Dyken
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Famous As: Swimmer
Birthdate: February 15, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Denver, Colorado, United States

 43 Lauren Lake

Lauren Lake
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Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: August 12, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

 44 Tawny Little

Tawny Little
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Famous As: Television personality
Birthdate: September 15, 1956
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Portland, Maine, USA

 45 Giselle Blondet

Giselle Blondet
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 9, 1964
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York

 46 Charlotte Laws

Charlotte Laws
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: May 11, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

 47 Yang Lan

Yang Lan
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Famous As: Businesswoman
Birthdate: March 31, 1968
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Beijing, China

 48 Lori Bakker

Lori Bakker.
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Famous As: Former Televangelist, Speaker
Birthdate: August 30, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: United States

The wife of televangelist Jim Bakker and The Jim Bakker Show co-host, Lori Bakker had previously led a reckless life. Following five abortions, she switched to spirituality and joined the Phoenix First Assembly. She later formed the Mourning to Joy Ministry, to help women survive post-abortion trauma.

 49 Aishwarya Prabhakar

Aishwarya Prabhakar
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Famous As: Television Actress
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: India

 50 Joyce Davidson

Joyce Davidson
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Famous As: Television presenter
Birthdate: April 14, 1931
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Died: May 7, 2020