Barker hosted “The Price Is Right” for 35 years, from 1972 to 2007, and became a beloved figure in American television. His silky-smooth command, impish sense of humor, and advocacy for animal welfare issues made him a television fixture for over three decades.
Barker was also known for his philanthropic work, particularly in the area of animal rights. According to NBC News, he donated millions of dollars to animal welfare organizations and was a vocal advocate for animal rights throughout his career.
Remembering a Television Legend
Barker’s death has been met with an outpouring of grief and tributes from fans, colleagues, and friends. According to CBS News, Drew Carey, who took over as host of “The Price Is Right” in 2007, said that Barker was “a legend, a TV icon, and a friend.”
Many show fans also took to social media to express their sadness at Barker’s passing and share their memories of watching him on “The Price Is Right.” Barker’s impact on American television and popular culture is undeniable, and his legacy will live on for generations to come.
In memory of Bob Barker, we honor his contributions to television and animal welfare and offer our condolences to his family and friends during this difficult time.