|Real Name/Full Name:
|Robert Leland Eubanks
|86 years old
|January 8, 1938
|Flint, Michigan, United States
|Irma Brown (m. 1969, death:2002)
Deborah James (m. 2004)
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Yes (Corey Michael Eubanks, Noah Eubanks, Trace Eubanks, Theresa Eubanks)
|Is Bob Eubanks Gay?
|Game show host, Television personality, Radio personality, Public Speaker
|Net Worth in 2024:
Robert Leland Eubanks, goes by the stage name of Bob Eubanks, is a famous American disk jockey, a television personality, and a game show host. He has hosted The Newlywed Game, and Card Sharks since 1966 and from 1986 to 1989, respectively. In 2000, he was awarded a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame based on his television work, and the sun was placed in front of Grauman’s Egyptian Theatre to honor Eubanks’s initial working days of his broadcasting career. Bob received a lifetime achievement Emmy Award from the Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2005 for his marvelous work.
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Early Life & Biography
Bob Eubanks was born in Flint, Michigan, USA, and raised in Pasadena, California, USA. He loved music since always and grew up listening to his favorites like Doc Watson and Frank Sinatra. His father, John Otho Leland Eubanks, and mother, Gertrude Eubanks, were originally from Missouri, but moved to Flint, during The Great Depression, which is the worst economic depression that took place in the 1930s, beginning from the USA and widely spreading to the whole world.
During the Great Depression, Bob Eubanks was born, and after his birth, he was taken to California. Eubanks also loved watching classical television shows and quiz game show that was popular at that time. That was the primary reason he found himself in the similar career afterward.
In his childhood, Eubanks enjoyed watching game shows and television shows. He was highly influenced by Howard Hughes, Bill Cullen, Cary Grant, and Buddy Hackett in the 1940s and 1950s as he was growing up while watching these superstars.
He graduated in 1955 from Pasadena High School, and after his high school, he attended Los Angeles Pierce College. After completing college, he became one of the most popular disc jockeys of California, USA.
In 1969, Eubanks married an avid athlete, artist, and a ranch forewoman, Irma Brown, in September. Trace is a retired firefighter, and Corey is a stuntman. The couple purchased a 20-acre portion of a working cattle ranch in 1970 and later expanded it to 26 acres by working hard. Eubanks loved to participate in rodeos during his spare time, and his whole family liked to enjoy roping and riding with him.
Along with this, Irma Brown was exceptional in handling the landscaping, decorating, and mounting multiple shows each year. She passed away in 2002 after suffering from a prolonged illness. After Brown’s death, Eubanks married Deborah James in 2004. In 2010, Irma and Bob put their home in Westlake Village, California, on the market.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 8 January 1938, Bob Eubanks is 86 years old as of today’s date 29th February 2024. His height is 1.72 m tall, and his weight is 75 kg.
Eubanks has been is showbiz since the start. As a child, he did some ad photo shoots. Then, after completing his college, Eubanks got into the radio. He was a famous disc jockey at KRLA 1110 station in Los Angeles. Along with that, he was a music promoter and manager during 1960 and 1968.
He was responsible for making The Beatles first ever show happen in Los Angeles in their first West Coast performances by mortgaging his house. It all took place at the famous Hollywood Bowl along with KRLA DJs Dave Hull and Reb Foster and Eubanks himself introducing The Beatles. Eubanks has also worked for other nightclubs during the 1990s, such as The Vibrants and Cinnamon Cinder Club.
Awards & Achievements
Bob Eubanks has won 9 Emmy Awards, including a lifetime achievement award and industry’s Golden Mic Award. He was awarded a star in Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2000, being the last person to receive a star in the twentieth century.
Net Worth & Salary of Bob Eubanks in 2024
Bob Eubanks has been a very famous public figure his whole life. He has made a considerable fortune from his thriving profession in showbiz. From hosting TV Shows like Rhyme and Reason, Card Sharks, Powerball: The Game Show to making celebrity appearances in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, and being a music promoter on the radio; Eubanks has been seen making an immersive net worth. As of February 2024, his net worth has been come to be around $30 Million. The significant chunk of his riches is calculated to be from the radio and television work and few organizations that he runs.
Everyone still adores Bob Eubanks. He has now shifted to public speaking and goes by a tagline, “He’s One of a Kind.” He published his autobiography in 2004; It’s in the book, Bob. In 2000, he was awarded a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame based on his television work, and the lead was placed in front of Grauman’s Egyptian Theatre to honor Eubanks’s initial working days of his broadcasting career.