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List of Famous Talk Show Hosts

Updated June 8, 2017 59.0k views302 items

List of famous talk show hosts, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top talk show hosts in the world? This includes the most prominent talk show hosts, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable talk show hosts is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic talk 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 talk show hosts.

Items include everything from Magic Johnson to Glenn Beck.

From reputable, prominent, and well known talk show hosts to the lesser known talk show hosts of today, these are some of the best professionals in the talk show host field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous talk show hosts ever?" and "What are the names of famous talk show hosts?" then you're in the right place. {#nodes}
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  • Oprah Winfrey is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Talk Show Hosts
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  • Tyra Banks is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Talk Show Hosts
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  • Rush Limbaugh is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Talk Show Hosts
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  • Joan Rivers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Talk Show Hosts
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  • Glenn Beck is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Talk Show Hosts
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  • Ellen DeGeneres is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Talk Show Hosts
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  • Howard Stern is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Talk Show Hosts
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  • Rosie O'Donnell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Talk Show Hosts
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  • Jon Stewart is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Talk Show Hosts
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  • David Letterman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Talk Show Hosts
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  • Jay Leno is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Talk Show Hosts
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  • Chris Rock is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Talk Show Hosts
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  • Whoopi Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Talk Show Hosts
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  • Elisabeth Hasselbeck is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Talk Show Hosts
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  • Conan O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Talk Show Hosts
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  • Roseanne Barr is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Talk Show Hosts
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  • Sharon Osbourne is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Talk Show Hosts
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  • Phil McGraw is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Talk Show Hosts
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  • Cybill Shepherd is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Talk Show Hosts
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  • Barbara Walters is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Talk Show Hosts
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  • Craig Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Talk Show Hosts
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  • Regis Philbin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Talk Show Hosts
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  • Chris Matthews is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Talk Show Hosts
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  • Lauren Hutton is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Talk Show Hosts
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