Bob Barker

1923 - Today

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Robert William Barker (born December 12, 1923) is an American retired television game show host. He is known for hosting CBS's The Price Is Right from 1972 to 2007, making it the longest-running daytime game show in North American television history. He is also known for hosting Truth or Consequences from 1956 to 1975. Born in Darrington, Washington, in modest circumstances, Barker enlisted in the United States Navy during World War II. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bob Barker has received more than 7,719,512 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Bob Barker is the 33rd most popular presenter, the 5,832nd most popular biography from United States (down from 5,483rd in 2019) and the 22nd most popular American Presenter.

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  • 7.7M

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  • 59.45

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  • 36

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.33

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.64

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among presenters, Bob Barker ranks 33 out of 109Before him are David Frost, Barbara Walters, Casey Kasem, Phil McGraw, Jô Soares, and Steve Allen. After him are Joey Bishop, Yoo Jae-suk, Rush Limbaugh, Stefan Raab, Jon Stewart, and Jimmy Kimmel.

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Among people born in 1923, Bob Barker ranks 261Before him are Devan Nair, Sara Lidman, Bülent Ulusu, Lygia Fagundes Telles, Palden Thondup Namgyal, and Paavo Lonkila. After him are Adãozinho, Thad Jones, Netti Witziers-Timmer, Eugénio de Andrade, Otar Korkia, and Thea Beckman.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bob Barker ranks 5,832 out of 15,968Before him are Kate Wilhelm (1928), Charles Willson Peale (1741), Ted Meredith (1891), Richard Helms (1913), Sylvanus Morley (1883), and Bob Lazar (1959). After him are Marni Nixon (1930), Shannon Elizabeth (1973), Fanny Bullock Workman (1859), Charles Bolden (1946), Octavia E. Butler (1947), and Lucy Stone (1818).

Among PRESENTERS In United States

Among presenters born in United States, Bob Barker ranks 22Before him are Regis Philbin (1931), Conan O'Brien (1963), Barbara Walters (1929), Casey Kasem (1932), Phil McGraw (1950), and Steve Allen (1921). After him are Joey Bishop (1918), Rush Limbaugh (1951), Jon Stewart (1962), Jimmy Kimmel (1967), Walter Winchell (1897), and Stephen Colbert (1964).