Bob Eubanks is an American entertainer, television personality, and game show host, best known for hosting the popular game show, “The Newlywed Game.” He was born on January 8, 1938, in Flint, Michigan, and grew up in Pasadena, California.
Eubanks began his career in radio as a disc jockey in the 1950s, and later became a television host, working on local shows in California. In 1966, he was offered the opportunity to host “The Newlywed Game,” a game show that focused on newlywed couples answering questions about their relationship. The show was an instant hit and became a cultural phenomenon during its run from 1966 to 1974.
Eubanks went on to host a number of other game shows, including “Card Sharks,” “Dream House,” and “Family Secrets.” He also hosted various television specials and award shows, such as the Miss America Pageant and the Academy of Country Music Awards.
In addition to his work in television, Eubanks has also worked as a concert promoter, producing shows for The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, and other major musical acts.
Eubanks was inducted into the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame in 2002 and has been honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He has also written several books, including his memoir “It’s in the Book, Bob!” and a book about the history of “The Newlywed Game.”
Today, Eubanks is retired from hosting game shows, but he remains a popular figure in the entertainment industry and continues to make occasional appearances on television and at events.