Talk Show Hosts

Talk show is a radio or television program in which celebrity guests are interviewed by a well-known personality. The history of talk shows date back to the 1950s. Here is a list of some of the most famous talk show hosts from all over the world.
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 1 Ben Shapiro

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Famous As: Political Commentator, Public Speaker
Birthdate: January 15, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

A strong conservative political commentator, author, media host and lawyer, Ben Shapiro became the youngest nationally syndicated columnist in the US at the age of seventeen and at twenty published his first book. The host of a daily political podcast ,The Ben Shapiro Show, he has frequently invited criticism for his views on various issues like same-sex marriage and abortion.

 2 Sean Hannity

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Famous As: Talk Show Host
Birthdate: December 30, 1961
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

Sean Hannity is a conservative political commentator and talk show host. As one of the most-watched and most-listened-to hosts, he has played a key role in shaping American politics in the last decade or so. Due to his closeness to President Donald Trump, he is characterized as the shadow Chief of Staff.

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 3 Oprah Winfrey

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Famous As: Media proprietor
Birthdate: January 29, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

Oprah Winfrey is arguably one of the most iconic figures in America who broke many barriers to become one of the most influential women in the country. She is a role model for the black community and is also a fierce feminist. Her path-breaking The Oprah Winfrey Show mostly based on lives of common people catapulted her to unprecedented stardom.

 4 Ellen DeGeneres

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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: January 26, 1958
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

Comedian, television host and actress Ellen DeGeneres is the first actress to win a Saturn Award for a voice performance, winning the accolade for her role in the film Finding Nemo. She has hosted the Academy Awards and has published four books. She is openly lesbian and supports LGBTQA+ rights. She has been accused of workplace harassment.

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 5 Paula White

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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: April 20, 1966
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 6 Jimmy Kimmel

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Birthdate: November 13, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

Jimmy Kimmel is an American TV host and writer. He is credited with creating one of the most popular American late-night talk shows of all time, Jimmy Kimmel Live! He is also credited with co-founding The Feast of San Gennaro. In 2018, he was named in Time magazine's list of The World's 100 Most Influential People.

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 7 Jeannie Mai

Jeannie Mai
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Famous As: Reality TV Personality
Birthdate: January 4, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
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 8 Jimmy Fallon

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Famous As: Television Host
Birthdate: September 19, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Jimmy Fallon began as a stand-up comedian and an SNL cast member and then got his own show, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. He succeeded Jay Leno as the host of The Tonight Show. He has also starred in movies, written a few children’s books, and released two comedy albums.
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 9 Regis Philbin

Regis Philbin
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 25, 1931
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 10 Nev Schulman

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Famous As: Show Host & Producer
Birthdate: September 26, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

Nev Schulman is an American TV host and the subject of a documentary film titled Catfish. Following the success of Catfish, Schulman hosted and executive produced MTV's Catfish: The TV Show. Apart from being a TV personality, Nev Schulman is also a founding member of the Young Leadership Committee for Leave Out Violence, a youth organization.

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 11 Kathie Lee Gifford

Kathie Lee Gifford
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Famous As: TV Host, Actress
Birthdate: August 16, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: French, American

Kathie Lee Gifford achieved celebrity status by working as a television presenter. She then became a singer-songwriter and author, cementing her place in the entertainment industry. Also known for her charity work, Kathie serves as an ambassador for Childhelp, a non-profit organization working towards preventing child abuse.

 12 Rosie Perez

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Famous As: Film Actress & Show Host
Birthdate: September 6, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Rosa Perez is best known for her Academy Award-nominated role of Carla Rodrigo in Fearless and her Emmy-nominated choreography in the series In Living Color. She has also appeared in Broadway plays such as The Ritz and has co-hosted The View. She is also associated with major HIV/AIDS awareness campaigns.
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 13 Dr. Phil McGraw

Dr. Phil McGraw
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Famous As: Television Host
Birthdate: September 1, 1950
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 14 Bill O'Reilly

Bill O'Reilly
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Famous As: Talk Show Host & Radio Personality
Birthdate: September 10, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

Bill O'Reilly is an American author, journalist, and former TV host. The host of Fox News Channel's The O'Reilly Factor, O'Reilly played a major role in the success of Fox News Channel during his time at the channel. He is also credited with founding the No Spin News podcast, which he has been hosting since 2017.

 15 Bill Maher

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Famous As: Talk Show Host
Birthdate: January 20, 1956
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Bill Maher is best known for his political satire and comedy, as the host of Politically Incorrect. He has also hosted Real Time with Bill Maher, written the film Religulous, and won an Emmy for producing Vice. He has written several books and is a PETA board member.

 16 Mike Wallace

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Famous As: Journalist, TV Presenter, Host
Birthdate: May 9, 1918
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: April 7, 2012

A popular American journalist and media personality, Mike Wallace is credited with bringing important information to the household of several Americans during his illustrious career that spanned nearly 70 years; he interviewed prominent personalities like Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, Ayn Rand, and Salvador Dalí among others. His life and career inspired several films and he was portrayed by popular actors.

 17 Stacey Dash

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 20, 1967
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 18 Arsenio Hall

Arsenio Hall
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: February 12, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 19 Jerry Springer

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Famous As: Talk Show Host, Former Politician, Former News Anchor
Birthdate: February 13, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: British, American

English-born American television presenter, actor, politician, and musician Jerry Springer is a multifaceted man. A qualified lawyer, he shifted to politics from law as a young man. After a few years, he moved to journalism and found considerable success. As a TV presenter, he is best known for the tabloid talk show, The Jerry Springer Show. 

 20 Cybill Lynne Shepherd

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 18, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 21 Lisa Rinna

Lisa Rinna
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 11, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 22 Bethenny Frankel

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Famous As: Television Personality
Birthdate: November 4, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Bethenny Frankel shot to fame with the reality series The Real Housewives of New York City. She has also appeared on The Apprentice: Martha Stewart and her own shows Bethenny Ever After, Bethenny & Fredrik, and Bethenny. She has written several self-help books and owns a lifestyle brand named Skinnygirl.
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 23 Hallie Jackson

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Famous As: Political Reporter, Analyst
Birthdate: April 29, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
TV journalist Hallie Jackson is known for her association with NBC News and now serves as their chief White House correspondent and an anchor for MSNBC. She also fills in as an anchor on the talk show Today. She has previously worked for WBOC-TV, WFSB, and Hearst Corporation.

 24 Urvashi

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 25, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Indian

 25 Kennedy Montgomery

Kennedy Montgomery
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Famous As: Commentator
Birthdate: September 8, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 26 Kasie Hunt

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Famous As: American Correspondent
Birthdate: May 24, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

Kasie Hunt is an American political correspondent. Over the years, Kasie Hunt has been an important member of NBC News and MSNBC. Apart from being the Capitol Hill correspondent for NBC News, Hunt also hosts MSNBC's morning news show Way Too Early with Kasie Hunt, which airs on weekdays from 5 a.m. to 6 a.m.

 27 Dick Cavett

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Famous As: Television Personality
Birthdate: November 11, 1936
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 28 Mo'Nique

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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: December 11, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 29 Mike Huckabee

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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: August 24, 1955
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 30 Dagen McDowell

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Famous As: News Anchor
Birthdate: January 7, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 31 Colin Quinn

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Famous As: Stand-up Comedians
Birthdate: June 6, 1959
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 32 Brendan Schaub

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Famous As: Stand-up comedian
Birthdate: March 18, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 33 Cilla Black

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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 27, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: British
Died: August 1, 2015

 34 Boomer Esiason

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Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: April 17, 1961
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 35 Ricki Lake

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 21, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

Ricki Lake is an American television presenter and actress known for her talk show. Well-known for her struggle with obesity and hair loss, Lake has been working hard on maintaining her weight, thereby serving as an inspiration to those struggling with obesity and eating disorders. Not surprisingly, she has been mentioned in popular songs, such as Strong by Robbie Williams.

 36 Tammy Faye Bakker

Tammy Faye Bakker
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Famous As: Evangelist
Birthdate: March 7, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: July 20, 2007

 37 Jason Whitlock

Jason Whitlock
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: April 27, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 38 Dennis Miller

Dennis Miller
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Famous As: Talk Show Host
Birthdate: November 3, 1953
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 39 John Salley

John Salley
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: May 16, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 40 Ruth Westheimer

Ruth Westheimer
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Famous As: Media Personality
Birthdate: June 4, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: German, American

 41 Joy Behar

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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: October 7, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 42 Kirron Kher

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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 14, 1952
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Indian

 43 Ed Sullivan

Ed Sullivan
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Famous As: Television Personality
Birthdate: September 28, 1901
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: October 13, 1974

 44 Edd China

Edd China
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Famous As: Television Presenter
Birthdate: May 9, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: British

 45 Joey Bishop

Joey Bishop
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Famous As: Entertainer
Birthdate: February 3, 1918
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: October 17, 2007

 46 Elisabeth Hasselbeck

Elisabeth Hasselbeck
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Famous As: Talk Show Host
Birthdate: May 28, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 47 Kitano Takeshi

Kitano Takeshi
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 18, 1947
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Japanese

 48 Greg Giraldo

Greg Giraldo
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Famous As: Stand-up comedian
Birthdate: December 10, 1965
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: September 29, 2010

 49 Simi Garewal

Simi Garewal
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 17, 1947
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Indian

 50 Alexandra Paul

Alexandra Paul
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 29, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
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