Lisa Kennedy Montgomery Biography
Lisa Kennedy Montgomery is an American political commentator, radio personality, former MTV VJ, and the host of Kennedy on the Fox Business Network. She occasionally hosts Outnumbered on the Fox News Channel. Lisa was the host of MTV’s now-defunct daily late-night alternative-rock program Alternative Nation throughout much of the 1990s.
Lisa Kennedy Montgomery Age
Lisa was born on September 8, 1972, in Indianapolis, IN. She is 50 years old.
Lisa Kennedy Montgomery Education
She attended Lakeridge High School but did not graduate from there. Lisa has a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from UCLA.
Lisa Kennedy Montgomery Parents
She was born on 8th September 1972, in Indianapolis and brought up in Lake Oswego, Oregon, an affluent suburb outside of Portland. Her parent is not mentioned anywhere though it is known that she has two brothers.
Lisa Kennedy Montgomery Husband
Lisa is married to Dave Lee, a former professional snowboarder since 2000 and together they are blessed with 2 daughters Pele their elder daughter who is 8years old, and Lotus their younger daughter who is 4 years old. The couple is married for 18 years now and their marriage grows strong every day.
Lisa claims that her husband never fails to make her the luckiest person in the world through his support in thick and thin stages. Lisa also dated frontman and guitarist John Rzeznik from the band Goo Goo Dolls. The song “Name” was written about her.
During an appearance on Red Eye in September 2012, Lisa said she had been diagnosed with celiac disease, leading her to change to a more meat-based diet. Lisa is half Scottish and half Romanian.
Lisa Kennedy Montgomery Nationality
Lisa belongs to American ethnicity or nationality.
Lisa Kennedy Montgomery Fox News
In 2012 Lisa joined Fox Business Network as a contributor. She was the co-host of The Independents, a current-events and political discussion show, from its debut on December 9, 2013.
The show was canceled in January 2015 but Lisa went on to host her own program, Kennedy. Lisa is also a contributor to Reason.com and Reason.tv and regularly serves as guest host for Bill Carroll, John and Ken, and Tim Conway Jr. on KFI.
Prior to that she was a correspondent on the Fox Business talk show Stossel and made occasional appearances as a panelist and guest host on Fox News’ Red Eye. Lisa has also made appearances on other Fox chat shows, such as Outnumbered and The Five.
Lisa Kennedy Montgomery Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth ranging between $2 million-$3 million. Her annual salary is estimated at a range of $70,000 to $90,000.
Lisa Kennedy Montgomery MTV
Lisa started her career after she was done with her internship at the radio station, KROQ-FM. She also boosted her career in MTV as a VJ. She is an author she wrote a book known as Ashley Ladies! Tales and Tips for Curious Girls‘ in 1999. In this book, she had written about her personal experiences.
Later she became the host of the show KQBZ ‘The Buzz’. Later after she left KQBZ she started working as a co-host on the show Comedy World Radio Network with Ahmet Zappa. Lisa also co-hosted the show The Big house in Malibu.
Before this, she has done many jobs in her career. Lisa was a part of the show Friend and Foe as a host on 3 June 2003. But previously, she hosted the show entitled W’inTuition on GSN’ on 1 April 2003 as a guest. Lisa was also given a chance to host the show named ‘Who wants to be the Governor of California’ as she was considered as one of the most talented and versatile hosts.
With all her hard work and effort, she got a chance to become a contributor as she joined the Fox Business in 2012. Lisa guest hosted a show called KFI AM 640 in Los Angeles.
Lisa Kennedy Montgomery Political
Lisa is a libertarian and a registered Republican. On her upper left thigh, she has a pink Republican elephant tattooed. Lisa supports same-sex marriage and privatized Social Security. She is against the “war on drugs” and bureaucratic regulation.
She is also critical of neoconservatism. After she joined MTV in 1992, Lisa said in her early months here, “I didn’t dare out myself as a conservative.” At MTV’s 1993 Rock ‘n’ Roll Inaugural Ball for Bill Clinton, she chanted, “Nixon now! Nixon now!”, whenever the Clintons went on stage. Along with being a fan of Richard Nixon, she supported Dan Quayle and Bob Dole.
She was also a speaker at the 1996 Republican National Convention. Later she abandoned social conservatism, saying, “Social conservatism was really bringing me down, and I realized, as time went on, that I wasn’t a Bush conservative. I was really a libertarian.”
She was first introduced to libertarianism when Kurt Loder suggested she read Ayn Rand’s Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology. In both the 2012 and 2016 elections she actively supported Gary Johnson. Reason published an article in March 2012, by Kennedy claiming atheism is as much a religion as are theistic religions.
Lisa Kennedy Montgomery Book
- The Kennedy Chronicles: The Golden Age of MTV Through Rose-Colored Glasses
- I Want My MTV: The Uncensored Story of the Music Video Revolution
- Hey Ladies!: Tales and Tips for Curious Girls
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