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Chuck Barris Biography

Chuck Barris
  • Age: 88 years old
  • Birth Nation: United States of America
  • Birth Sign: Gemini
  • Name: Chuck Barris
  • Birth Name: Charles Hirsch Barris
  • Nick Name: "Chuck"
  • Father: Nathaniel Barris
  • Mother: Edith Barris
  • Nationality: Ameriacan
  • Birth Place/City: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Profession: Film Producer
  • Net Worth: $120 Million
  • Weight in KG: N/A
  • Married: Yes
  • Married to: Robin Altman (m. 1980), Lyn Levy (m. 1957)
  • Children: Della Barris
  • Divorce: Robin Altman (m. 1999), Lyn Levy (m. 1976)
  • Education: Drexel University
  • Awards: Sour Apple 1979
  • Movies: The Gong Show Movie
  • TV Show: The Gong Show
  • Books: Confessions of a dangerous mind, Bad Grass Never Dies
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Charles Hirsch who is popularly known as "Chuck" Barris among all stepped on earth on 3rd June in 1929. He is an excellent host, outstanding game show creator and innovative producer. He is widely known for his gregarious hosting of the famous show named, “The Gong Show” and for his fineness in the sizzling show called, “The Dating Game” and his famous “Newlywed Game”. He is the son of a dentist. He is an American by nationality.

Chuck Barris even made the movie of the show "The Gong Show Movie" that was almost stood on a day encircling the living of Chuck Barris and his show. Being criticized by critics, it was regarded as a flop in the box office. He even writes good songs. As a songwriter, he has involved himself in assisting the song "Palisades Park". He even composed the song “Boom Boom Boom” in the year of 1960 where singer Freddy Brown did this song that led this number leaves the hit in the US chartbuster.

Chuck married with Lyn Levy. Lyn Levy is a niece of one of the creators of CBS. This rapidly made her people got dispossessed. Mutually they had a daughter named Della. She sometimes even appeared on The Gong Show. Chuck and Lyn in the end got divorced, and their daughter Della lived with her father, Della passed away at the age of thirty-six in 1998. She was a drug addict and an alcoholic. Her death was suspected as an excessive use of drugs and intake of cocaine and alcohol that ruined the life of Della. At the time during her death, she was also a victim of HIV-positive. She was his only baby. His daughter Della Barris was submissive with him before she left him. Barris later on tied up in a relationship with Robin Altman. But unhappily in the year of 1999, the couple faced divorced and they sold out their attractive house in St. Tropez in France. On the other hand, consequently we can see the brighter side in his life. When he survived lung cancer, he again got wedded to Mary, whom Chuck depicts to be his soul mate. He had no other children left when Bella passed away.

Barris is a well- known as a private man who resides in outside Palisades in the city, New York. Even his uncle was a talented singer, outstanding songwriter, and an actor Harry Barris. He has released a movie from his bestselling books. So good things are tilting for him these days. Chuck Barris’s net worth of 2015 is $120 Million. He has reached eighty-six years old now. He is a Jewish. He has a zodiac sign of Gemini. He is a talented television personality whose contributions are yet worthy to be remarked. 

  • Last modified : 04 December, 2015
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