Bob Barker, the beloved television host famed for his long tenure on “The Price Is Right,” passed away on August 26, 2023, at the age of 99. He died in his home in Los Angeles due to Alzheimer’s Disease, a condition he had been living with for several years. Barker’s death was confirmed by his publicist, who highlighted Barker’s profound impact as both a television icon and a dedicated animal rights advocate​​.

Born on December 12, 1923, Barker became a household name in America, not just for his charismatic hosting of “The Price Is Right” from 1972 until his retirement in 2007, but also for his significant contributions to animal welfare. His advocacy included supporting numerous animal rights organizations and making substantial donations to animal welfare causes​​. Barker’s legacy as a television pioneer and compassionate activist continues to be celebrated by fans and colleagues alike.