Who’s the richest of them all? It’s hard to say considering so many hosts are industry crossovers, but a few stand out above the rest.
Trebek, along with Pat Sajak of "Wheel of Fortune" and Bob Barker of "The Price is Right", take home the consolation prize, each with a net worth of less than $100 million.
Comedian, actor, and host of "Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?", Jeff Foxworthy, is reported to be worth $100 million.
In the $150-$200 million range are Regis Philbin (who holds the Guiness World Record for most time spent in front of a television camera), Drew Carey, Steve Harvey, Dick Clark, and Chilean host, Don Francisco, of Sabado Gigante and Don Francisco Presenta.
Ryan Seacrest, originally of "American Idol" fame, stands a step above at a reported $350 million and counting.
And finally, there’s Merv Griffin, who was more of a media mogul than game show host and creator of "Jeopardy!" and "Wheel of Fortune", who is reported to have built a $1 billion fortune during his 60-year tenure in the game show industry.
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