About Bob Barker
Bob Barker is known as one of the most popular and successful television personalities. It has been stated that the overall amount of Bob Barker net worth reaches an estimate of 70 million dollars. He is mostly known as a former television game show host which brought fame and huge financial success to Bob Barker.
Between the years 1972-2007, he was known as a host of the TV show “The Price Is Right” which was broadcasted on the NBC channel. The show hit the records as being the first game show in the American television which was airing for such a long period of time. Between the years 1956-1975, Bob Barker was also a host of another TV show called “Truth or Consequences”. Both of these shows increased the total amount of Bob Barker net worth by a mile.
During the World War II, Bob Barker served in the United States Navy. Previously to working in television, Bob Barker was known as a radio show host. In 1956, he started his career as a game show host with hosting “Truth or Consequences”. Since then, he has hosted many TV shows, including the elite show “Miss Universe” as well as many other beauty pageants.
After the death of his wife, Bob Barker became involved into organizations of preserving animal rights. He belonged to organizations such as “Sea Shepherd Conservation Society” as well as “The United Activists for Animal Rights”. In 2007, he ended his career as a game show host and left “The Price Is Right”. At the same time, he celebrated his 50 years anniversary as a TV presenter and game show host.
Bob Barker was born in Washington to his mother who was a school teacher and his father who worked in electrical high line establishing throughout Washington. However, during his job Bob Barker’s father fell from a tower and got an injury, because of which he passed away in 1929.
Two years after his death, Bob Barker and the rest of his family moved to Springfield, Missouri, where the entertainer finished high school in 1941. He enrolled into university and got a scholarship in basketball. He graduated in economics summa cum laude. In Springfield, he also got his first job related to the media which was working in the radio station called “KTTS-FM”. It started to accumulate the overall amount of Bob Barker net worth which he has today.