In today’s comedy world there are very few who can hold a candle to the success of Kathy Griffin. The actress and comedian first began by doing stand-up routines and making guest appearances on numerous television shows such as Suddenly Susan. However, when the funny lady got her own reality TV show on Bravo title Kathy Griffin: My Life of the D-List, she not only struck ratings gold but earned two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Reality Program. Her success with this show and with her comedic act have cemented Kathy Griffin not only as a full-fledge Hollywood Star but as an icon for women comedians everywhere. Despite her self deprecating humor regarding her own career, Kathy Griffin is one of the most successful female comedians of all time.