Elisabeth Hasselbeck is a television talk show host and television personality. She is best known as a finalist on Survivor: The Australian Outback (2001), a co-host on the daytime talk show The View, and is a contributor to the ABC morning broadcast Good Morning America. In 2009, she and her four co-hosts on The View won the 36th Annual Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Talk Show Host.
In 2001, Elisabeth Hasselbeck was cast in Survivor: The Australian Outback, and was originally a member of the Kucha tribe. She was the last remaining member of that tribe in the game before being voted off on Day 39 and finishing fourth overall. As her luxury item, she brought a self-made immunity headdress.
In 2001, Elisabeth Hasselbeck was a judge at the Miss Teen USA Pageant. From 2002 to 2003 she hosted the Style Network’s The Look for Less where she helped find stylish clothes for bargain prices.
In 2003, Hasselbeck was one of a number of women who guest-hosted to replace outgoing The View co-host Lisa Ling, who left the show at the end of 2002.
Elisabeth Hasselbeck typically represents the conservative position on The View. However, Hasselbeck has said that she calls herself neither a conservative nor a liberal. Her parents had an independent political stance, never telling their children for whom they voted. She has stated that the term “conservative” does not define her as a person.
On October 26, 2008, Elisabeth Hasselbeck appeared at Republican rallies in Florida, introducing vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin.
In August 2009, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, along with her co-hosts Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sherri Shepherd, and Barbara Walters, won the 36th Annual Daytime Emmy award for Outstanding Talk Show Host. It follows over a decade of nominations for The View with no win. None of the co-hosts of the show were in Los Angeles to collect the award. For the first time, the show had not been nominated for both Outstanding Talk Show and Outstanding Talk Show Host.
How Elisabeth Hasselbeck Made Her Money – Television
Estimated Net Worth: $12.5 Million
Birthday: May 28, 1977
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