Robin Leach, 'Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous' Host, Dies at 76

Robin Leach
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Aug. 24 2018, Updated 2:33 p.m. ET

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Robin Leach, best known for his job as host of Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, died late Thursday night.

According to the Las Vegas Review Journal, where Robin worked as a celebrity columnist, he’d been hospitalized since November of last year after having a stroke.

Columnist John Katsilometes revealed via Twitter that Robin suffered on second stroke on Monday. After which, his condition quickly worsened. His passing comes just days before his August 29th birthday.

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“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,” said the family in a statement to the public.

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