Who is Fred A. Rappoport? Know about his married life with Michele Lee and net worth

Fred A. Rappoport is a TV producer. Fred was born on 11th December 1946 in New York City, New York, USA. He is 73 years old at present.

He has produced AFI’s 100 Years… 100 Thrills: America’s Most Heart-Pounding Movies, Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer, AFI’s 100 Years… 100 Laughs: American’s Funniest Movies, and Kennedy Center’s 25th Anniversary.

His self credit in the TV special includes Intimate Portrait, The 8th Annual Soap Opera Digest Awards, The 2nd Annual American Teacher Awards, The Annual National Convention of Christians and Jews, All-Star Party for Joan Collins, The Annual Entertainment Industry Honors Presentes a Salute to Bud Grant, The Variety Club International All-Star Party and more.

TV producer Fred A. Rappoport (Source: Closerweekly)

Fred has been nominated to Primetime Emmy Awards for 4 times. In 1997, he was nominated for the Outstanding Cultural Music-Dance Program for Kennedy Center’s 25th Anniversary.

His other nomination was in the year 2002 for I Love Lucy’s 50th Anniversary Special and AFI’s 100 Years… 100 Thrills: America’s Most Heart-Pounding Movies for Outstanding Special Class Program.

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Fred A. Rappoport and Michele Lee’s married life

Fred A. Rappoport walked down the aisle with actress Michele Lee on 27th September 1987. Michele was previously married to James Faretino from 1966 to 1983. Fred is the step-father of Michele’s son David Farentino.

Rappoport and Lee are married for more than 33 years. Even though the couple has been married for more than 3 decades, the couple does not have any children.

They celebrated their 33rd Anniversary on 27th September 2020. Talking about their marriage in an interview, Lee said,

“I met Fred when I was on Knots Landing and he was at CBS. So we spoke the same language. He understands me.”

Fred A. Rappoport and Michele Lee (Source: Getty Images)

Likewise, talking about her past failed marriage, said,

“We called each other “my former.” He’d say, “Hi, Former!” And I fell in love with his wife, and she loved me, so I would go over for dinner, they’d come for holidays. Yes, our marriage was rocky, but once we calmed down after we split, it was like we found each other again with a great friendship love.”

How much is the net worth of Fred A. Rappoport?

Fred A. Rappoport has an estimated net worth of $500 thousand. His work as a producer includes in AFI’s 100 Years… 100 Passions: America’s Greatest Love Stories, I Love Lucy’s 50th Anniversary Special, and more.

His writing work includes in I Love Lucy’s 50th Anniversary Special, Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer, AFI’s 100 Years…. 100 Movies: America’s Greatest Movies, and Kennedy Center’s 25th Anniversary. 

His wife Michele Lee has a net worth of $8 million. Her film work includes How to Love with Your Parents, See Dad Run, Family Guy, Will & Grace, Married to the Kellys, Along Came Polly, Knots Landing: Back to the cul-de-sac, and many more.

Fred A. Rappoport and Michele Lee (Source: Getty Images)

They sold their L.A. mansion for $7.4 million in 2013. Likewise, they lived in the house for more than 20 years. The house was built-in 1929, has a red-tile roof, and sits on almost an acre of land. Also, the house consists of five bedrooms, a gym, a screening room, two kitchens, and additional staff quarters.

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Short bio on Michele Lee

Michele Lee is an American actress, dancer, singer, director, and producer. People mostly recognize her for her role as Karen Cooper Fairgate MacKenzie on ‘Knots Landing’. Additionally, she has also appeared in several movies including ‘Along Came Polly’ and ‘The Comic’. Read more bio…