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List of famous game show hosts, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top game show hosts in the world? This includes the most prominent game show hosts, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable game show hosts is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic game show hosts were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned game show hosts.

This list is made up of a variety of people, including Jenny McCarthy and Howie Mandel.

From reputable, prominent, and well known game show hosts to the lesser known game show hosts of today, these are some of the best professionals in the game show host field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous game show hosts ever?" and "What are the names of famous game show hosts?" then you're in the right place. (98 items)
Jenny McCarthy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Game Show Hosts
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Jennifer Ann "Jenny" McCarthy is an American model, television host, comedian, actress, author, and anti-vaccine activist. She began her career in 1993 as a nude model for Playboy magazine and was later named their Playmate of the Year. McCarthy then parlayed her Playboy fame into a television and film acting career. She is a former co-host of the ABC talk show The View. McCarthy has written books about parenting and has become an activist promoting research into environmental causes and alternative medical treatments for autism. She has claimed that vaccines cause autism and that chelation therapy helped cure her son of autism. Both claims are unsupported by medical consensus, and her son's ...more

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Ryan Seacrest is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous 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

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Drew Carey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous 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

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Regis Philbin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous 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

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