Bob Barker's Net Worth - Was Earning $10 Million Per Year As A Host
Bob Barker's net worth is estimated at $70 million. His earning was $10 million per year as a host. He is a full-fledged TV legend and a retired TV host. Barker is well-known for hosting CBS's The Price Is Right and Truth or Consequences. He has hosted other several game shows too.
Born on December 12, 1923, Robert William Barker spent most of his youth on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in Mission, South Dakota. He married his high school sweetheart Dorothy Jo Gideon on January 12, 1945. The couple was together for over three decades until her death on October 19, 19, 1981.
Net Worth And Earnings As TV Game Show Host
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Bob Barker's net worth is estimated at $70 million and his annual salary was $10 million per year as a TV host previously. He began his TV host career on December 31, 1956, with the show, Truth or Consequences. He probably made satisfying money from the show.
Bob Barker hosted other TV shows and series such as End of the Rainbow, The Family Game, Simon Says and That's My Line. The TV host became more popular and prolific in terms of hosting TV shows, game shows, and series. Possibly, he received a staggering salary from those shows and made the fortune to have $70 million net worth.
Then, he left the Truth or Consequences and became the host of the CBS revival of The Price Is Right. It became the longest-running show of all time in North America and was ranked sixth among the longest-continuing daytime television programs. The TV host seemed to have earned a massive fortune from the show, The Price Is Right.
Income And Earnings From Broadcasting Career
Before Bob Barker was popular as a TV host, he pursued a career in broadcasting in 1950. He was given his own show called The Bob Barker Show. It ran for over six years. Well, Bob must have had satisfying income and earnings as a broadcaster as well.
So, with such tremendous net worth, Bob Barker might be living a lavish and splendid lifestyle. Bob Barker is so generous that he donated $5 million to the animal activist group Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and $2.5 million to PETA to contribute in building Los Angeles headquarters and is known as "Bob Barker Building."