Regis Philbin (AP)

In this Oct. 28, 2011 photo, long-time talk show host Regis Philbin gestures during a broadcast of "Live! with Regis and Kelly", in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)

According to multiple sources, longtime and legendary television host Regis Philbin has died at the age of 88. His family confirmed the news in a statement made Saturday. 

"We are deeply saddened to share that our beloved Regis Philbin passed away last night of natural causes, one month shy of his 89th birthday," his family told People Magazine in a statement.

"His family and friends are forever grateful for the time we got to spend with him -- for his warmth, his legendary sense of humor, and his singular ability to make every day into something worth talking about. We thank his fans and admirers for their incredible support over his 60-year career and ask for privacy as we mourn his loss."

Regis was most well known for his time hosting 'The Morning Show', which later became 'Live With Regis and Kathie Lee' in 1988, as well as the TV Show "Who Wants to be a Millionare."