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This list of famous male talk show hosts is listed by their level of prominence and includes photos and other information, when available. This greatest male talk show hosts list contains the most prominent and famous talk show hosts known for asking hard-hitting questions. Talk show fans might also enjoy what 90s talk show hosts look like now and these hilarious tattoos of TV show hosts. There are thousands of men working as talk show hosts on shows throughout the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Old talk show hosts worked hard to become the best that they can be, and newer names among TV talk show hosts are breaking new ground today. If you think it might be fun to work as a talk show host then the people below should give you inspiration.

Among the hosts of popular talk shows below is everyone from Larry King to Conan O'Brien, David Letterman and even political talk show hosts like Glenn Beck. This list isn't just limited to famous TV hosts, either. Howard Stern and Rush Limbaugh are among the famous radio talk show hosts below. Featuring the most popular male hosts from daytime talk shows, black talk shows, American talk shows, and English talk shows, this list has them all!  

Who are the most famous male talk show hosts? Who are the best male talk show hosts? While this isn't a list of all male talk show hosts, it does include famous interviewers and TV show hosts from all eras of television. Below you'll find morning talk show hosts, hosts from '90s talk shows, and even gay talk show hosts making history.

Howard Stern is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Talk Show Hosts
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Howard Allan Stern is an American radio and television personality, producer, author, actor, and photographer. He is best known for his radio show, which was nationally syndicated from 1986 to 2005. Stern has been exclusive to Sirius XM Radio since 2006. Stern wished to pursue a radio career since ...more

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Age: 63

Birthplace: Jackson Heights, New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Talk show host, Television producer, Actor, Radio personality, Author, + more

Credits: Howard Stern on Demand, Private Parts, America's Got Talent, Howard Stern's Butt Bongo Fiesta

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David Letterman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Talk Show Hosts
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David Michael Letterman is an American television host, comedian, writer, producer, and actor. He hosts the late night television talk show Late Show with David Letterman, broadcast on CBS. Letterman has been a fixture on late night television since the 1982 debut of Late Night with David Letterman ...more

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Age: 70

Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America

Profession: Talk show host, Announcer, Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer, + more

Credits: Everybody Loves Raymond, Beavis and Butt-head Do America, The Drew Carey Show, Private Parts, Man on the Moon, + more

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#98 on The Funniest People of All Time

#76 on The Funniest Stand Up Comedians of All Time

#14 on Guests You Hope to See on Late Show with Stephen Colbert

#16 on The Best Emmy Hosts Ever

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Larry King is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Talk Show Hosts
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Larry King is an American television and radio host, actor, voice artist, and comedian whose work has been recognized with awards including two Peabodys and 10 Cable ACE Awards. He began as a local Florida journalist and radio interviewer in the 1950s and 1960s and became prominent as an all-night ...more

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Age: 83

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Profession: Talk show host, Journalist, Radio personality, Actor, Voice acting, + more

Credits: Larry King Now^! Larry King Live^! We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story^! Larry King TNT Extra 3

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#30 on The All-Time Greatest Late Night Talk Show Hosts

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Jay Leno is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Talk Show Hosts
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James Douglas Muir "Jay" Leno is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, voice actor and television host. Leno was the host of NBC's The Tonight Show with Jay Leno from 1992 to 2009. Beginning in September 2009, Leno started a primetime talk show, titled The Jay Leno Show, which aired ...more

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Age: 66

Birthplace: New Rochelle, New York, United States of America

Profession: Television presenter, Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting, + more

Credits: The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Jay Leno Show, Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me, Calendar Girls

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#12 on The Best Emmy Hosts Ever

#10 on The All-Time Greatest Late Night Talk Show Hosts

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#20 on People We Want to See on a Comedy Central Roast

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