Star Jones is a lawyer, journalist, television personality, fashion designer, author, and women’s and diversity advocate. She is best known as one of the original co-hosts on the ABC morning talk show “The View”, on which she appeared from 1997 to 2006. She was also one of sixteen contestants of the fourth installment of “The Celebrity Apprentice” in 2011, coming in fifth place.She has written two best-selling nonfiction books: “You Have to Stand for Something, or You’ll Fall for Anything” and “Shine… A Physical, Emotional & Spiritual Journey to Finding Love”. Jones’ third book, “Satan’s Sisters”, is a fictional account of the behind-the-scenes workings of a daytime talk show.Jones is heavily involved in numerous philanthropic efforts and has served on the Board of Directors/Trustees for Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation for Cancer Research, God’s Love We Deliver, The National Urban League, The East Harlem School at Exodus House, Girls, Inc., and Dress for Success Worldwide.An avid heart health advocate, Jones underwent successful open heart surgery in March 2010. In 2011, she was named The American Heart Association’s National Volunteer.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Star Jones and other top speakers and celebrities.