Bob Barker net worth and salary: Bob Barker is a retired American TV game show host and a full-fledged TV legend who has a net worth of $70 million. Bob Barker was born on December 12, 1923 in Darrington, Washington. Bob Barker has the distinction of being host of the longest-running game show in television history, "The Price is Right". Barker served as host from 1972-2007. After he retired, comedian Drew Carey took over hosting duties. Bob Barker got his start in TV way back in 1956 when he served as host of another game show, "Truth or Consequences". Over the years, Barker has appeared on several other game shows, including "Simon Says", "That's My Line" and many others. Bob Barker's career in television spanned an impressive fifty-one years. Today, although officially retired, he remains active in his support for animal rights. Bob is an avid supporter of animal rights and used to end each show with a famous phrase "Please remember to have your pets spayed or neutered". Bob has participated in several protests against circuses for keeping animals trapped in cages and forcing them to perform tricks, often while under heavy sedation. Bob Barker made a memorable cameo in the movie "Happy Gilmore" alongside Adam Sandler. In the movie, Sandler and Barker get into a fist fight on a golf course. The fight ends when Barker knocks Sandler out with a punch to the face. Barker has claimed in past interviews that not a single day goes by without someone seeing him in public and referencing that scene from the movie. Bob was married to his high school sweetheart Dorothy Jo Gideon from 1945 until her death from lung cancer in 1981. Barker has never remarried but he has been attached to several women, including one of the "Barker's Beauties" named Dian Parkinson. That relationship lasted three years. In 2010, Barker donated $5 million to the animal activist group Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. The money was used to purchase a ship which is now used to intercept and interrupt Japanese whaling boats. The boat was named the "My Bob Barker". He has subsequently purchased a helicopter for the Sea Shepherd Society. He also donated $2.5 million to PETA to help build their Los Angeles headquarters which is now called the "Bob Barker Building".
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Game Show Host
Date of Birth
Dec 12, 1923 (92 years old)
Game Show Host, Television producer, Actor, Presenter, Fighter pilot
United States of America
6 ft (1.85 m)
Robert William Barker, Robert Barker
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Bob Barker Earnings
- The Price Is Right$10,000,000/year
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