Bob Barker - Quick Facts
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Robert William Barker, famous as Bob Barker, is a former American TV show anchor. He dedicated almost six decades of his life to the television industry. He gained huge recognition by working on the show of CBS channel, The Price Is Right starting from 1972 till 2007. The magnanimous man was born in Darrington, Washington, U.S. on December 12, 1923 to the family of Matilda Valandra and Byron John Baker. As per his education, he studied at the Central High School. He then joined Drury University for his higher studies. He was also involved with the Epsilon Beta Chapter. The courageous worked for the United States Navy by working as a fighter pilot during the World War II.
Putting light on his broadcasting career, his first job was at the KTTS-FM Radio. He later went to Florida and worked there at a radio station. The ambitious man then shifted to California to make a career in broadcasting. He then worked on his own radio show, The Bob Baker Show. The talented man then started anchoring Truth or Consequences in the year 1956 in the month of December. He then started working on the show End of the Rainbow on December 4, 1957. In 1967, a new show The Family Game was launched. He then moved on with his career and rose into prominence day by day. He won the hearts of several of fans. In 1980, came his new show that’s My Line. The dashing man then began working for CBS television on its show The Price Is Right which took his career journey to the next level and bagged his positive comments from both the viewers and critics. He continued his journey till 2007 and then took retirement.
Bob is a very laborious man who has worked very hard all his life to gain success in his career. His hard work has also bagged him fortunate wealth. At the start of 2014, he had net worth as $70 million. He is living a prosperous life with the collection he has made in his life so far.