Bob Barker, longtime host of ‘The Price is Right,’ turns 96

What You Need to Know: Bob Barker

Bob Barker turned 96 on Thursday. Many remember him for hosting “The Price is Right,” which he did beginning in 1972. He remained the host for 35 years.

Drew Carey has hosted the show since 2007.

The show saluted Barker with a special birthday message.

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He always concluded each episode by saying, “Have your pets spayed or neutered.”

The studio where “The Price is Right” is recorded is named after Barker.

FILE PHOTO: Television host Bob Barker poses for photographers at his last taping of "The Price is Right" show at the CBS Television City Studios on June 6, 2007 in Los Angeles California. Barker turned 96 Thursday and was the host of the "The Price is Right" for 35 years. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images)
FILE PHOTO: Television host Bob Barker poses for photographers at his last taping of "The Price is Right" show at the CBS Television City Studios on June 6, 2007 in Los Angeles California. Barker turned 96 Thursday and was the host of the "The Price is Right" for 35 years. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images) (Mark Davis/Getty Images/Mark Davis/Getty Images)