Famous Male Game Show Hosts

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List of famous male game show hosts, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male game show hosts list contains the most prominent and top males known for being the best game show hosts. You might also enjoy celebrities failing at game shows and funniest game show moments. There are thousand of males working as game show hosts in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic game show hosts have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a game show host then the people below should give you inspiration.

List is made up of a variety of popular TV game show hosts, including Alex Trebek and Steve Harvey. Featuring black hosts, old hosts, current hosts, and more, this list has it all. 

While this isn't a list of all male game show hosts, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male game show hosts?" and "Who are the best male game show hosts?"


Ryan Seacrest is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Game Show Hosts
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Ryan John Seacrest (born December 24, 1974) is an American radio personality, television host, and producer. Seacrest is known for hosting the competition show American Idol, the syndicated countdown program American Top 40, and iHeartMedia's KIIS-FM morning radio show On Air with Ryan Seacrest.In 2006 Seacrest became co-host and executive producer of Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve. Seacrest remained a co-host and executive producer following Clark's death in 2012.He began co-hosting Live with Kelly and Ryan on a permanent basis May 1, 2017.Seacrest received Emmy Award nominations for American Idol from 2004 to 2013, and again in 2016. He won an Emmy for producing Jamie Oliver's Food ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 44

Birthplace: Dunwoody, Georgia, United States of America

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Drew Carey is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Game Show Hosts
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Drew Allison Carey (born May 23, 1958) is an American actor, voice actor, comedian, sports executive, and game show host. After serving in the U.S. Marine Corps and making a name for himself in stand-up comedy, he gained stardom in his own sitcom, The Drew Carey Show, and as host of the U.S. version of the improv comedy show Whose Line Is It Anyway?, both of which aired on ABC. He then appeared in several films, television series, music videos, a made-for-television film, and a computer game. He has hosted the game show The Price Is Right since 2007 on CBS. Carey is interested in a variety of sports and has worked as a photographer at U.S. National Team soccer games. He is a minority owner ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 60

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, USA

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Regis Philbin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Game Show Hosts
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Regis Francis Xavier Philbin (; born August 25, 1931) is an American media personality, actor, and singer, known for hosting talk and game shows since the 1960s. After graduating from the University of Notre Dame, he served in the Navy and got his television start serving as a page for the Tonight Show in the 1950s. Philbin gained his first network TV exposure in 1967 as Joey Bishop's sidekick on The Joey Bishop Show. Sometimes called (alternatively attributed to James Brown) "the hardest working man in show business", Philbin holds the Guinness World Record for the most time spent in front of a television camera. His trademarks include his excited manner, his New York accent, his wit, and ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 87

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

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Alex Trebek is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Game Show Hosts
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George Alexander Trebek (born July 22, 1940) is a Canadian-American television personality. He has been the host of the syndicated game show Jeopardy! since it was revived in 1984, and has also hosted a number of other game shows, including The Wizard of Odds, Double Dare, High Rollers, Battlestars, Classic Concentration, and To Tell the Truth. Trebek is contracted to host Jeopardy! until 2022. Trebek has also made appearances in numerous television series, in which he usually played himself. A native of Canada, he became a naturalized American citizen in 1998. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 78

Birthplace: Greater Sudbury, Canada

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