Sandra Lee Christiansen, known professionally as Sandra Lee, is an American television chef and author.
She is known for her “Semi-Homemade” cooking concept, which Lee describes as using 70 percent pre-packaged products and 30 percent fresh items.
Lee was born in Santa Monica, California, in 1966, the daughter of Vicky Svitak and Wayne Waldroop, who had been high-school sweethearts.
When Sandra was two, her mother sent her, along with her younger sister, Cindy, to live with their paternal grandmother, Lorraine Waldroop.
In 1972, after divorcing Wayne, Lee’s mother moved with her girls to Sumner, Washington, where they acquired a new stepfather, whose last name Christiansen Lee took.
Vicky had three additional children in the 1970s: Kimber, Richie, and John Paul.
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54-year-old Sandra Lee Christiansen is a television chef and author, best known for her “Semi-Homemade” cooking.
She has been in two relationships but has no children.
Sandra Lee was married to LA businessman and philanthropist Bruce Karatz from 2001 to 2005, for whom she converted to Judaism.
Lee entered into a relationship with Andrew Cuomo in 2005.
She was New York State’s unofficial First Lady, from when Cuomo was elected Governor in 2011 until they ended their relationship in 2019.