The undisputable Queen of Comedy Joan Rivers is renowned for her sarcastic and bold comedy. The talented comedian has proved her proficiency in many areas other than comedy as well. Being a television personality, an actress, writer and film director, Rivers has a very versatile portfolio of her talents. Currently the star is spicing up the news with her war of words with Michael Lohan, due to his jab at her regarding plastic surgery.
Joan Rivers, as we know her
With an exceptionally successful career spanning more than five decades, Joan Rivers is indeed one of the hardest working stars in the entertainment world today. Having unmatchable talents and unparalleled accomplishments, the internationally acclaimed comedienne has proved herself time and again. Tony Award nominated and Grammy Award winner, her repertoire extends beyond the entertainment world. She lectures, writes columns, designs jewelry, drives a cosmetics manufacturing company and acts as a red-carpet fashion laureate as well. With more than one and a half million twitter followers and legions of fans, it is hardly a surprise to see Joan Rivers tickets making record sales.
Reflecting at some of the crests from Joans career, one of her major works include the creation and hosting of Red Carpet for E! After hosting the show for about a decade, the ultimate comedy star returned to the networks successful franchise Fashion Police. Deciding upon who sizzled and who fizzled, Rivers indeed made the show a side-splitting delight for the viewers of the channel.
Reality TV has also seen the amazing range of this artist. The hit series Joan and Melissa: Joan Knows Best? starred Rivers with her daughter Melissa, which ended up enthralling the audiences for three years straight. Rivers is also a proficient author. Her eleventh book I Hate Everyone
Starting With Me, published in 2012 instantly became the New York Times bestseller. She has written two bestseller books already and her other writings have been quite successful as well.
Joan Rivers entered and dominated the comedy fields as a true innovator. She invented her personal brand of unusual and impudent humor and paved her way to success and stardom on her own. She started struggling from small clubs and Greenwich Village floor shows. Her career got the boost in 1968 when she landed an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. In 1986 she started her own show The Late Show Starring Joan Rivers and in 1989 her daytime TV show The Joan Rivers Show earned her a Grammy Award for Outstanding Talk Show Host.
Joans distinctive humor coupled with her resolve to be the best in the field has earned her the well deserved success. Alongside her comedy talents, her profound love for art and vintage jewelry has also led her to stay ahead of the curve in fashion and trends. This has also made her one of the most trusted and authoritative figures on fashion consultancy and advice. In 1990, Rivers launched her own brand of apparel, accessories and fashion jewelry.
Despite all the hustle bustle of her comedy career and entrepreneurial responsibilities, the iconic celebrity still manages to take some time out for charities. Some of the notable charities that Rivers has been associated with are Gods Love We Deliver, Guide Dogs for the Blind and The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Wounded Warriors and National Osteoporosis Foundation have also received attention and support from the incredibly successful yet compassionate star.
Joan Rivers continue to fascinate, entertain and enthrall her fans which continue to increase in number by the day. Who knows what Ms Rivers has in store for us?