‘Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous’ Host Robin Leach Dead At 76

Lived his own life of 'champagne wishes and caviar dreams!'

Robin Leach, who gave television audiences a look at “champagne wishes and caviar dreams” as the host of “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous” has passed away in Las Vegas at 76 years old. He had been hospitalized in November since suffering a stroke, and was put in hospice care on Aug. 20. The brash showman first came to the U.S. from England in 1963 after serving as an 18-year-old editor at London’s Daily Mail — and claimed he had to start all over again as a shoe salesman after arriving in America. But Robin was soon covering the U.S. entertainment scene, and signed on to help create “Entertainment Tonight” in 1981, and then worked with producer Al Masini to launch “Lifestyles” in 1984…