Iconic Game Show Host Bob Barker Turns 99: Health Update & Celebrations
Bob Barker, the esteemed game show host famous for his work on “The Price Is Right,” celebrated his 99th birthday on December 12. Over the last four decades, Barker’s life has been shared intimately with his longtime girlfriend, Nancy Burnet. In a recent conversation with Fox News Digital, Burnet shed light on Barker’s current health and lifestyle, much to the delight of his fans.
Nancy Burnet on Bob Barker’s Current Health Status
Speaking about Barker’s health, Burnet stated, “he’s going to be 99, and he takes one prescription medication, and that’s for his thyroid.” She continued to paint a picture of Barker’s excellent health by noting the surprise of his healthcare providers when they request a list of his medications.
According to Burnet, Barker, despite his advanced age, is in remarkable health, attributing it to his active lifestyle and jovial spirit. “He’s had a very charmed life,” she noted, emphasizing Barker’s impressive health for his age and his sharp sense of humor.
Celebrating Another Trip around the Sun
When discussing how the celebrated host would ring in another year, Burnet revealed that she and Barker would opt for a “very simple and quiet” celebration at their home, complete with a birthday cake.
Barker’s excellent health is largely credited to his decision to adopt a vegan diet nearly two decades ago, as per Burnet’s suggestion.