Joan Rivers Died on September 4, 2014

Five years ago Joan Rivers Died on September 4, 2014

Joan Rivers, 81, passed peacefully on September 4, 2014 at 1:17pm at Mt. Sinai hospital according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office

Joan Rivers was born June 8, 1933 in Brooklyn, New York, as Joan Alexandra Molinsky Rivers. She was the youngest daughter of Beatrice (Grushman) and Meyer Molinsky

Emmy-winning Rivers’ accomplishments included being an actress, comedian, writer, producer and television host, best known for co-hosting the E! Celebrity fashion show, Fashion Police, and starring in the reality series Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best? alongside her daughter Melissa Rivers.   

Rivers, was rushed  to Mt. Sinai hospital at about 9:40 am in critical condition after she stopped breathing while undergoing a throat procedure at the Yorkville Endoscopy clinic on E. 93rd st.  It was unclear how long Rivers was without oxygen so Doctors medically induced coma after she went into cardiac, respiratory arrest. Doctors took her out of the coma this week to assess the damage and moved her to a private room.

Rivers first came to prominence in 1965 as a guest on The Tonight Show. Most recently she was the host and producer of  an online weekly talk show on YouTube called In Bed with Joan. She was a resident of Malibu, California, with her daughter and grandson. Joan Rivers  had a net worth of  $150 million dollars.

Her family has thanked the public for the outpouring of love and support.

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