Viewers of Fox News Channel will be very familiar with television personality, Lisa Kennedy Montgomery, who is a well-known political pundit. Montgomery is known for the candid expression of her political views, irrespective of the dignitaries involved. She works as the host of Fox Business Network program titled Kennedy and on a few occasions, she also hosts the Fox News Channel Outnumbered show.
Furthermore, Montgomery previously worked as a radio personality, MTV VJ, in the 1990s and also hosted MTV’s daily late-night musical show, Alternative Nation. In addition, the famous political pundit is known as the author of two notable books. Let’s take a look at the life, career and family of the renowned TV personality.
Lisa Kennedy Montgomery’s Bio
The talented TV figure was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, on 8th September 1972. She was brought up by her mother in Lake Oswego in Oregon. She has two siblings whose identities are not known along with that of her parents. With reference to her education, Montgomery schooled at Lakeridge High School and later earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Philosophy from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Regarding her political views, Montgomery is officially a Republican, although she is also a Libertarian who often calls herself a Republitarian. She is a well-known advocate of same-sex relationships, together with the privatisation of social securities.
The host of Kennedy TV show is very efficient when it comes to political matters – she was among those who mounted the stage during the Republican National Convention in 1996. Following her political views as a Republican, Montgomery was an ardent follower of some notable politicians such as Richard Nixon, Dan Quayle, Bob Dole and Gary John. She also emblazoned the Republican elephant tattoo above her knee.
Fox News Career
The Fox News Channel political pundit started as a media personality at KROQ FM radio station where she carried out her internship program. Later on, she bagged the work of a VJ at MTV. While she was there, she hosted a musical show called Alternative Nation in the 1990s.
Lisa Kennedy Montgomery was called Kennedy while at MTV and there, she worked for a long period of five years before moving on to feature as a member of the panel in the 1998 Hollywood Squares show. In the next year, she published a book entitled, ‘Ladies! Tales and Tips for Curious Girls’, which talks about her past life experiences and she also authored ‘The Kennedy Chronicles: The Golden Age of MTV through Rose-coloured Glasses’.
After a while, she moved on to join the Comedy World Radio Network, where she served as a co-host of The Future with Ahmet & Kennedy, along with Ahmet Zappa and she also worked with Malibu Dan to co-host a radio show, The Big House.
By 2002, Lisa Kennedy Montgomery was associated with Game Show Network where she became the host and also co-host of multiple shows on the network which includes Friend or Foe?, Win Tuition and a political debate program held during the California gubernatorial recall election in 2003 titled Who Wants to Be Governor of California?
Eventually, in 2012, Montgomery began working as a contributor at Fox Business Network and in the following year, she moved on to become the co-host of a political debate program, The Independent, which was later aborted in 2015. Nevertheless, the cancellation of the show didn’t affect Kennedy as she was already hosting her self-titled program, Kennedy.
In addition, the talented TV figure has also worked as a correspondent on the show Stossel on the Fox Business Channel. Still at Fox Broadcast Network, Montgomery has hosted the Red Eye show as a guest. She has also starred on the channel’s Outnumbered show along with The Five.
Montgomery began working as a media personality since 1991 and has gone ahead to work with several radio and TV stations and also penned down two books. Although Lisa Kennedy Montgomery’s salary cannot be deduced at the moment because of her low profile nature, her net worth is reportedly an estimated sum of $3 million.
Lisa Kennedy Montgomery’s Husband
The former MTV VJ had been in a relationship with a musician named John Rzenznik – the musical band, Goo Goo Doll’s guitarist. However, Lisa Kennedy Montgomery is presently married to Dave Lee, who previously worked as a snowboarder. The couple tied the knot in the year 2000 and have moved on to welcome two girls; Pele and Lotus.