The first host of “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?” died

The legendary American record-breaking TV presenter, actor and singer Regis Philbin died in Connecticut at the age of 88 on the night of Saturday – a month before his 89th birthday.

This was reported by People, citing an official statement from the artist’s family. Noticing that every day spent with Regis was a holiday for them.

Regis Philbin was born August 25, 1931. He grew up in the Bronx. Graduated from the 53rd University with a bachelor’s degree in sociology. After serving in the Navy, he started his career on TV in the ’60s. He was the host of the American version of “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?” – from 1999 to 2002.