Net Worth: $70 Million
- Source of Wealth TV Shows
- Birth Place Darrington, Washington, U.S.
- Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)
- Marital Status Married Dorothy Jo Gideon (m. 1945–1981)
- Full Name Robert William "Bob" Barker
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth December 12, 1923
- Ethnicity American
- Occupation TV Game Show Host
- Education Central High School (1941), Central High School, Drury University
About Bob Barker
Bob Barker today is estimated to have a net worth of $70 million. He holds the title of having the world’s longest talk show career. He started to host game shows as early as 1950’s, and was already well known for hosting That’s My Line and Simon Says before he came on as host to The Price is Right for the next 35 years, which became the longest running game show in history. In total, Barker has hosted various game shows for over fifty years.
He enlisted in the navy just before World War II. After he returned he went to college and worked part time as a radio host, where he decided he wanted to have a career in broadcasting. Soon after, he was hosting the Bob Barker Radio Show in California, which lasted for six years until he took his first of many game show host slots with the show Truth or Consequences in 1956.