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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 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
    • Age: 45
    • Birthplace: Dunwoody, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Drew Carey
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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
    • Age: 62
    • Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

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  • Regis Philbin
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    Regis Francis Xavier Philbin (August 25, 1931 – July 24, 2020) was an American media personality, actor, and singer, known for hosting talk and game shows since the 1960s. Philbin holds the Guinness World Record for the most time spent in front of a television camera. Philbin was most widely known as the host of the New York City-based nationally syndicated talk show Live! with Regis and Kathie Lee starting in 1988, which became Live! with Regis and Kelly starting in 2001, until his departure in 2011. He also debuted and hosted Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, Million Dollar Password, and the first season of America's Got Talent. In addition to numerous hosting jobs, Philbin was a trained...  more
    • Age: 89
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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  • George Alexander Trebek (July 22, 1940 - November 8, 2020) was a Canadian-American television personality. He was the host of the syndicated game show Jeopardy! since it was revived in 1984, and 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 was contracted to host Jeopardy! until 2022. Trebek has also made appearances in numerous television series, in which he usually played himself. He received the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Game Show Host seven times for his work on Jeopardy!. A native of Canada, he became a naturalized American citizen in 1998....  more
    • Age: 80
    • Birthplace: Greater Sudbury, Canada

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