Dorothy Jo Gideon came into the spotlight as the spouse of Bob Barker. Her significant other Barker has resigned from TV game shows broadly known for facilitating CBS's The Price Is Right from 1972 to 2007. 

Bob Barker's wife Dorothy Jo Gideon
Caption: Bob Barker's wife Dorothy Jo Gideon

Dorothy Jo Gideon Parents 

Born to Parents Jack Oliver Gideon and Dorothy L Evans Gideon on February 24, 1924, in Springfield, Missouri. She held American nationality and is of white ethnicity.

However, her early life, siblings, and education information were buried with her death. Dorothy Jo Gideon stands at a decent height but shorter than her husband. She had dark brown colored hair with hazel eyes.

Dorothy Jo Gideon Cause of Death

The prime reason for Dorothy Jo Gideon is a cellular breakdown in the lungs. At 67 years old, she died from a cellular breakdown in the lungs in the year 1981. On October 19, 1981, Dorothy kicked the bucket in Los Angeles, California, USA. She spent a half year after being determined to have a cellular breakdown in the lungs. 

Black and White picture of Dorothy Jo Gideon
Caption: Black and White picture of Dorothy Jo Gideon (Photo: Pinterest)

After the passing of Gideon, her significant other Barker s demanded that he has no plans on remarrying.
"She was my significant other," he said basically. 
Her place of interment is situated in Forest Lawn, Los Angeles, California, United States. On his 36th commemoration, he gives a contacting accolade for his significant other visiting the graveyard of his better half and demonstrates exactly how solid his affection is after over thirty years separated.

Do Dorothy Jo Gideon & Husband Bob Barker Share Kids?

The romantic tale of Dorothy and Bob began in secondary school. The couple went out on the town to an Ella Fitzgerald show in Missouri, when he was only 15 years of age. The pair began their relationship throughout adolescence. In the wake of dating for a significant period, they chose to wed. In the year 1945, Dorothy exchanged wedding vows with her husband Bob Barker.

Picture of Dorothy Jo Gideon with her husband Bob Barker & dog
Caption: Picture of Dorothy Jo Gideon with her husband Bob Barker & dog (Photo: NY Daily News)

They wedded after Bob returned from his administration as a military pilot from the US Navy. Despite being married for more than three and a half decades, the couple doesn't share kids together. In 2007, Barker revealed to Good Morning America

"She was comparatively radical. She quit wearing fur garments before anybody was halting" 


Further, he expressed

"She turned into a veggie-lover before individuals were turning out to be vegan. Also, I slowly did likewise with her."

Picture of Dorothy Jo Gideon with her husband Bob Barker
Caption: Picture of Dorothy Jo Gideon with her husband Bob Barker (Photo: AmoMama)


Dorothy Jo Gideon and her spouse Bob lived together as spouses from 12 January 1945 to 19 October 1981 until her death.

Dorothy Jo Gideon's Husband Relationship After Her Death

After the demise of his wife Dorothy, Bob was in a romantic relationship with his show 'The Price is Right model, Dian Parkinson. The pair was in a relationship from 1989 to 1991. Weave and Dian's relationship was a very secretive issue and wasn't stable. The duo's relationship needed to experience legal techniques after the model documented a case against him accusing improper conduct.

Bob Barker with Dian Parkinson and their friend
Caption: Bob Barker with Dian Parkinson and their friend (Photo: TV Overmind)

Yet, the case was later dropped by Dian. From that point forward her husband Bob hasn't made his nostalgic relationship open. Her hubby Barker has not married since but is known to be single.

Dorothy Jo Gideon's Husband Barker Net Worth

Dorothy Jo Gideon's genuine net worth had gone with her death. Surely, she had lived a lavish life. On the other hand, her husband Bob Barker has a net worth of $70 millionLikewise, he earned a yearly salary of $10 Million as of Ѕерtеmbеr 2020. He gave $5 million to the creature lobbyist bunch Sea Shepherd Conservation Society in 2010. 

Picture of Bob Barker sitting in a car
Caption: Picture of Bob Barker sitting in a car (Photo: Daily Mail)

Additionally, he gave $2.5 million to PETA to help construct their Los Angeles base camp which is currently called the "Sway Barker Building". In the year 2014, Bob burned through $700,000 to move three elephants from a Toronto zoo to a government-protected habitat in California. He has burned through a great many dollars in good cause too.


Dorothy Jo Gideon just came into the spotlight as the celebrity wife of Bob Barker. There was no data on her expert profession. Her husband Robert Barker American retired television game show host born on December 12, 1923. Barker is well-known for hosting CBS's The Price Is Right from the year 1972 to 2007. His show also became the longest-running daytime game show in North American television history.

Picture of Bob Barker
Caption: Picture of Bob Barker (Photo: Biography)

Also, he became popular for hosting Truth or Consequences from the year 1956 to 1975. He joined the United States Navy during World War II. During his college days, he worked part-time in a radio station. To pursue a career in broadcasting, he moved to California in the year 1950. For 6 years, his own radio show, The Bob Barker Show ran. In the year 1956, he started his game show Truth or Consequences.

Picture of Bob Barker hosting the show
Caption: Picture of Bob Barker hosting the show (Photo: CNN)

From the year 1967 to 1987, he hosted Miss USA pageants giving him the distinction of being the longest-serving host of these pageants. In the year 1972, Bob started hosting The Price Is Right. After his wife Dorothy Jo died of lung cancer at age 57, he became an advocate for animal rights and animal rights activism, supporting groups such as the United Activists for Animal Rights and the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. Barker retired from hosting The Price Is Right after celebrating his 50-year career on television in the year 2007.