Quick Facts of Robert Leland Eubanks
- Full NameRobert Leland Eubanks
- Net Worth$25 Million
- Date of Birth08 January, 1938
- NicknameBob Eubanks
- Marital Status Married
- BirthplaceFlint, Michigan, United States
- Ethnicity Caucasian White
- Religion Christian
- ProfessionGame show host, Television personality, Radio personality
- Nationality American
- Active Year1956-Present
- Eye colour Grayish Blue
- Hair colour Brown
- SpouseIrma Brown (m. 1969; her death 2002) Deborah James (2004–present)
- EducationPierce College
- Online PresenceTwitter, Facebook
- ChildrenFour (Corey Michael Eubanks, Theresa Eubanks, Trace Eubanks, Noah Eubanks)
- Horoscope Capricorn
Bob Eubanks is an American disc jockey, television personality and also, a game show host. He is well-known for hosting the game show The Newlywed Game on and off since 1966. He has hosted the successful revamp version of Card Sharks from 1986 to 1989. Bob also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his television work in 2000.
Bob is a married man and has married twice. Firstly, he tied the knot with Irma Brown in 1969. Secondly, he got married to Deborah James in 2004. As of 2019, Bob has an estimated net worth of $25 Million. If you love to know more in details about his career as well as personal life, earnings, and net worth, read the whole article.
Who Is Bob Eubanks? His Bio & Wiki
Bob is an American disc jockey, television personality, and also, a game show host. He is best known for hosting the game show, The Newlywed Game since 1966. Additionally, he has hosted the successful revamp version of Card Sharks from 1986 to 1989. Besides, it is in front of Grauman’s Egyptian Theatre, where he worked during the first years of his broadcasting career.
Bob was born as Robert Leland Eubanks on 8th of January, 1938, in Flint, Michigan, the United States to parents John Ortho Leland Eubanks and Gertrude Eubanks. Bob’s nationality is American and his ethnic background is British. Concerning about Bob’s education, he attended Pasadena High School, where he graduated in 1955. Further, he attended Pierce College and later he went on to become one of California’s most popular disc jockeys.
Inside Of Bob Eubanks’ Career
Talking about Bob Eubanks’ profession, Bob was 28 years old when he started hosting. He became widely popular for bringing a youthful energy to daytime television, pressing contestants into giving hilarious and embarrassing answers. However, in 1988, Bob left The Newlywed Game to pursue other interests (even though he was still hosting Card Sharks on CBS for another seven months). He was replaced by Paul Rodriguez. During 1996, he also starred as the host of Prime Time Country.
According to Wikipedia… "In 1966, (I) received a phone call from Chuck Barris to host a new game show, The Newlywed…
Later in 1985, Mark Goodson hired him, a second time (the first being the aforementioned Trivia Trap), to host a revamped version of the show, Card Sharks for CBS. Whereas, Bob also hosted Card Sharks throughout its CBS run from January 1986 until its demise in March 1989.
Additionally, Bob’s final network game show was Family Secrets. In following years, he also hosted and co-hosted all five of NBC’s Most Outrageous Game Show Moments specials. Following that, he was responsible for bringing The Beatles to Los Angeles for their first West Coast performances in 1964 and 1965. The host admitted that he was able to do so, mortgaging his house. He also shared the stage with Casey Kasem twice on radio American Top 40 in 9th-10th of January, 1982.
Bob Eubanks’ Lifetime Accomplishments And Rewards
Talking about Bob Eubanks’ lifetime achievements and awards, he was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Television at 6712 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
How Much Is Bob Eubanks’ Salary & Net Worth?
Bob Eubanks is a hard-working and a multi-talented host who has maintained a handsome amount of fortune from his profession. As of 2019, he has an estimated net worth of $25 Million. However, his monthly earnings are not disclosed as presently.
In September 2006, he purchased 4-bed, 4.5-bath, 4,972 sq ft home worth $2.66 million in Thousand Oaks, California (CA), US. They sold the property in 2012 for $1.982 million.
Bob Eubanks’ Social Media
Bob Eubanks is active on social media. He is followed by a huge number of fans on his social accounts such as Facebook and Twitter. Moreover, he has 2.9K followers on Facebook and has 339 followers on Twitter as well. Besides, he isn’t active on any other social account such as Instagram as of now.
Who Is Bob Eubanks’ Wife? Know About His Relationship Affairs
Coming up to Bob Eubanks’ personal life, Bob Eubanks is a married man. He has married twice to Irma Brown (1st wife), and Deborah James (second wife). Firstly, he tied the knot with Irma Brown in 1969. The couple share three children, Corey Michael Eubanks, Theresa Eubanks, and Trace Eubanks. However, the marriage lasted until his wife’s death in 2002.
After his wife, Irma Brown’s death, Bob got married to Deborah James. Furthermore, the couple tied the knot in the year 2004. Also, they have a son, Noah Eubanks.
Rumors And Controversies With Bob Eubanks
Talking about Bob Eubanks’ rumors and controversies, Bob appeared in Michael Moore’s 1989 documentary, Roger & Me. Whereas the movie documented Moore’s attempts to track General Motors’ CEO, Roger Smith to confront him about the company’s impact in Flint, Michigan was criticized heavily.
Moreover, the acclaimed Smith was responsible for massive downsizing and was also filmed reciting an off-color joke about AIDS which was further described as a non-professional act by many.