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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 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 Seacrest was born in Atlanta, Georgia in December 24th, 1974. Hes a radio host as well as a television host and producer. He has his own production company named Ryan Seacrest Productions. Ryan started his radio career at the early age of 15 while working on a radio station in Atlanta called WSTR and he made his first appearance on TV hosting Radical Outdoor Challenge. Seacrest got his biggest role on TV in 2002 when he accepted to be Co-host with Brian Dunkleman in American Idol and in 2003 he was the only hostsince Dunkleman left the show. American Idol has been since its beginning a huge success and has put Ryan Seacrest in a national and international spotlight. ...more

Age: 43

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 is an American 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, Carey eventually gained popularity starring on his own sitcom, The Drew Carey Show, and serving as host of the U.S. version of the improv comedy show Whose Line Is It Anyway?, both of which aired on ABC. Carey has appeared in several films, television series, music videos, a made-for-television film, and a computer game. He has hosted the television game show The Price Is Right since 2007. He is interested in a variety of sports, has worked as a photographer at U.S. National Team soccer games, is a minority owner of ...more

Age: 59

Birthplace: USA, Cleveland, Ohio

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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 is an American media personality, actor and singer, known for hosting talk and game shows since the 1960s. Sometimes called "the hardest working man in show business", he holds the Guinness World Record for the most time spent in front of a television camera. His trademarks include his excited manner, his Bronx accent, his wit, and his irreverent ad-libs. Philbin is 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 and continued until Philbin's departure in 2011. Philbin has also hosted Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, ...more

Age: 86

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

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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 "Alex" Trebek is a Canadian American television personality. He has been the host of the syndicated game show Jeopardy! since 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 has made appearances in numerous television series, usually portraying himself. A native of Canada, he became a naturalized United States citizen in 1998. Trebek is signed as host of Jeopardy! through 2018. ...more

Age: 77

Birthplace: Greater Sudbury, Canada

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