The 21 Richest Game Show Hosts of All Time

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#1 - Merv Griffin - Net Worth $1 Billion

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The late Merv Griffin is still the undisputed King game shows. Merv Griffin created Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune, Click and Merv Griffin's Crosswords to name a few. He also owned the Beverly Hilton Hotel and many other valuable pieces of real estate. In 1986 he cashed out of many of his real estate holdings for $260 million but then proceeded to buy up even more property, eventually earning a net worth of $1 billion! Without Merv Griffin, many of the names on this list would likely never have had careers, including Alex Trebek, Pat Sajak and Chuck Woolery.
#1 - Merv Griffin - Net Worth $1 Billion
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M. Griffin
Mervyn Edward Griffin Jr.
Mervyn Edward "Merv" Griffin, Jr.
Merv Griffin & his Organization
Mervyn Edward Griffin, Jr.
Ethnicity
Irish American
Date of Birth
1925-07-06
Nationality
United States of America
Height
5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)
Profession
Country
United States of America
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