Chuck Barris Net Worth is$120 Million
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Profession: Comedian, Presenter, Television Producer, Author, Songwriter, Writer, Film Director
Date of Birth: Jun 3, 1929
Nicknames: Charles Hirsch Barris, Barris, Chuck
Country: United States of America
Charles Hirsch "Chuck" Barris is an American game show producer, film director and presenter, with a net worth of $120 million. Chuck Barris has built his net worth with accomplishments like, hosting The Gong Show and creating The Dating Game. Barris born in Oakland, New Jersey of Jewish descent is also an author.
Charles Hirsch "Chuck" Barris (born June 3, 1929) is an American game show creator, producer, and host; film director; and presenter best known for hosting The Gong Show and creating The Dating Game. Barris, a survivor of lung cancer, is also an author and claims to have worked for the CIA.
Barris was born in Oakland, New Jersey to a Jewish family. He attended Drexel University where he was a columnist at the student newspaper The Triangle. He graduated in 1953.
Barris got his start in television as a page and later staffer at NBC in New York City, and eventually worked backstage at the TV music show American Bandstand (then filmed in Philadelphia), originally as a standards-and-practices person for ABC. Barris soon became a music industry figure. He produced pop music on records and TV, but his most successful venture was writing "Palisades Park". Recorded by Freddy Cannon, it peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100 on 12 March 1962, the biggest hit of Cannon's career. Barris also co-wrote or wrote some of the music that appeared on his game shows.
Barris was promoted to the daytime programming division at ABC in Los Angeles and was put in charge of deciding which game shows ABC would air. Barris told his bosses that the producer/packagers' pitches of game show concepts were worse than Barris' own ideas. They suggested that he quit his ABC programming job and become a producer.
Barris first became successful during 1965 with his first game show creation, The Dating Game, on ABC. On this show, which was hosted by Jim Lange, three bachelors (or "bachelorettes") competed for the favor of a contestant of the opposite sex blocked from their view. The contestants' racy banter, and its "flower power"-motif studio set, was a revolution for the game show genre. The show would air for eleven of the next fifteen years and be revived twice in the 1980s and 1990s.
The next year Barris began The Newlywed Game, originally created by Nick Nicholson and E. Roger Muir,

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The story comes from the “autobiography” of famous TV show host and producer Chuck Barris. A revolutionary in the 1960s and 70s, Barris hosted shows like “The Gong Show,” “The Dating Game,” and “The Newlywed Game.” The story of a successful ...
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But it's hard to argue that his off-kilter performances in movies like George Clooney's bizarre Chuck Barris biopic, "Confessions of a Dangerous Mind" (2002) or the contemplative sci-fi flick, "Moon" (2009) don't show that the 46-year-old actor has Oscar ...
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