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The Game Show Hosts With The Most

Updated July 26, 2020 13.8k votes 887 voters 19.5k views52 items

List RulesVote up the game show hosts (no judges from talent show competitions) who are the best part of the show.

If you're a fan of quiz shows like Jeopardy, then you probably already know how important a great game show hosts are to the success of the show. Whether you're a fan of classic American game show hosts or entertainers who are currently moving into the game show market for the first time, here you'll find a list of the greats. Below you'll find a list of famous game show hosts as well as reminders of the shows that they hosted. You'll then have a chance to cast your vote for the best game show hosts of all time. 

Will the old school hosts Alex Trebek and Bob Barker win out in the end? Or will it be newcomers to the game show scene like Ellen and Drew Carey who find themselves at the top of the list? If you're ready to find out then "come on down!" (come on, you knew it was coming) and cast your vote for the hosts who add the most fun and personality to their game shows. 

 

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    Alex Trebek is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Game Show Hosts With The Most
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    Alex Trebek

    Jeopardy!

    Age80

    BirthplaceGreater Sudbury, Canada

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    Bob Barker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Game Show Hosts With The Most
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    Bob Barker

    The Price Is Right, Truth or Consequences

    Age96

    BirthplaceDarrington, Washington, United States of America

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    Gene Rayburn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Game Show Hosts With The Most
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    Gene Rayburn

    Match Game, Tic-Tac-Dough

    AgeDec. at 82 (1917-1999)

    BirthplaceChristopher, Illinois, United States of America

    Gene Rayburn (December 22, 1917 – November 29, 1999) was an American radio and television... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Dick Clark is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Game Show Hosts With The Most
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    Dick Clark

    The $10, 000 Pyramid

    AgeDec. at 83 (1929-2012)

    BirthplaceMount Vernon, New York, United States of America

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    Bob Eubanks is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Game Show Hosts With The Most
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    Bob Eubanks

    The Newlywed Game, Card Sharks

    Age82

    BirthplaceFlint, Michigan, USA

    Robert Leland Eubanks (born January 8, 1938) is an American disc jockey, television... more on Wikipedia
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    Richard Dawson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Game Show Hosts With The Most
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    Richard Dawson

    Family Feud, Match Game

    AgeDec. at 80 (1932-2012)

    BirthplaceGosport, England

    Richard Dawson (born Colin Lionel Emm; November 20, 1932 – June 2, 2012) was a... more on Wikipedia

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    Pat Sajak is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Game Show Hosts With The Most
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    Pat Sajak

    Wheel of Fortune

    Age73

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, United States of America

    Pat Sajak ( SAY-jak, born Patrick Leonard Sajdak; October 26, 1946) is an American television... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Monty Hall is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Game Show Hosts With The Most
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    Monty Hall

    Let's Make a Deal, Beat the Clock

    Age99

    BirthplaceWinnipeg, Canada

    Monty Hall (born Monte Halparin; August 25, 1921 – September 30, 2017) was a... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Bill Cullen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Game Show Hosts With The Most
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    Bill Cullen

    The Price Is Right, Name That Tune

    AgeDec. at 70 (1920-1990)

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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    Chuck Woolery is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Game Show Hosts With The Most
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    Chuck Woolery

    The Price Is Right, Wheel of Fortune

    Age79

    BirthplaceAshland, Kentucky, USA

    Charles Herbert Woolery (born March 16, 1941) is an American game show host, talk show host,... more on Wikipedia
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    Regis Philbin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Game Show Hosts With The Most
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    Regis Philbin

    Who Wants To Be a Millionaire, Almost Anything Goes

    Age89

    BirthplaceNew York City, USA, New York

    Regis Francis Xavier Philbin (August 25, 1931 – July 24, 2020) was an American media... more on Wikipedia

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    Allen Ludden is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Game Show Hosts With The Most
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    Allen Ludden

    Futureworld, Password

    AgeDec. at 64 (1917-1981)

    BirthplaceMineral Point, Wisconsin, United States of America

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  • 13
    Bert Convy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Game Show Hosts With The Most
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    60

    AgeDec. at 58 (1933-1991)

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • 14
    Steve Harvey is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Game Show Hosts With The Most
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    Steve Harvey

    Family Feud

    Age63

    BirthplaceWelch, USA, West Virginia

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    Wink Martindale is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Game Show Hosts With The Most
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    Wink Martindale

    The New Tic Tac Dough, Instant Recall

    Age86

    BirthplaceJackson, Tennessee, United States of America

    Winston Conrad "Wink" Martindale (born December 4, 1933) is an American disc jockey, radio... more on Wikipedia
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    Peter Tomarken is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Game Show Hosts With The Most
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    Peter Tomarken

    Heaven Can Wait, Wipeout

    AgeDec. at 64 (1942-2006)

    BirthplaceOlean, New York, United States of America

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    Drew Carey is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Game Show Hosts With The Most
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    Drew Carey

    The Price Is Right

    Age62

    BirthplaceCleveland, Ohio, USA

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  • 18
    Wayne Brady is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Game Show Hosts With The Most
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    Wayne Brady

    Let's Make A Deal

    Age48

    BirthplaceColumbus, Georgia, USA

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  • 19
    Jim Perry is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Game Show Hosts With The Most
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    Jim Perry

    Card Sharks, Sale of the Century

    Age86

    BirthplaceCamden, New Jersey, United States of America

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  • 20
    Betty White is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Game Show Hosts With The Most
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    Betty White

    That’s Men!

    Age98

    BirthplaceOak Park, Illinois, United States of America

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    Jim Lange is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Game Show Hosts With The Most
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    Jim Lange

    The Dating Game, Name That Tune

    AgeDec. at 82 (1932-2014)

    BirthplaceUSA, Minnesota, Saint Paul

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  • 22
    Ray Combs is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Game Show Hosts With The Most
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    Ray Combs

    Family Feud, Family Challenge

    AgeDec. at 40 (1956-1996)

    BirthplaceHamilton, Ohio, United States of America

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    Marc Summers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Game Show Hosts With The Most
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    Marc Summers

    Double Dare, What Would You Do? Fox's Family Double Dare

    Age68

    BirthplaceIndianapolis, Indiana, United States of America

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    Vanna White is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Game Show Hosts With The Most
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    Vanna White

    Wheel of Fortune, Double Dragon

    Age63

    BirthplaceConway, South Carolina, United States of America

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    Ben Bailey is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Game Show Hosts With The Most
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    Ben Bailey

    Cash Cab, Cash Cab: After Dark

    Age49

    BirthplaceBowling Green, Kentucky, United States of America

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