Frail Bob Barker seen in wheelchair in last photos before death


Bob Barker made sure to enjoy some of the Los Angeles sunshine in the final years before his death.

The last known photos taken of the iconic “Price Is Right” emcee, who hosted the show for 35 years, were taken of Barker sunbathing outside of his home as his medical staff waited on him.

In the snaps — taken on Feb. 26, 2021 — the former TV host bundled up in a plaid jacket with a red T-shirt underneath. He also wore gray sweatpants and black sneakers during his time outside.

A rep for the TV host confirmed to Page Six Saturday that the 99-year-old had passed away earlier that morning.

Bob Barker in a wheelchair in 2019.
The former “Price Is Right” host passed away in his LA home Saturday morning.

“It is with profound sadness that we announce that the World’s Greatest MC who ever lived, Bob Barker has left us,” his rep told us.

TMZ reported that Barker passed away in his home by way of “natural causes.”

The last update on the former game show host’s health was in 2019 when the TV personality took a spill inside his home.

A black-and-white photo of Bob Barker on "The Price Is Right."
He reportedly died of natural causes.
Lennox McLendon, File)/AP

At the time, paramedics cared for Barker on the scene and chose not to transport him to a hospital.

Barker suffered more serious injuries the year before, however, and was transported to a local hospital twice in one month due to complaints of severe back pain.

He was also hospitalized in 2017 after falling and hitting his head inside his home.

Bob Barker near a TV
Barker was 99.
Michael Dwyer/AP

Barker won 19 Daytime Emmys for his time on “The Price is Right” and was honored with Lifetime Achievement Award in 1999.

He was also inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 2004 and was given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Barker’s wife, Dorothy Jo Gideon, passed away from lung cancer in 1981. The two did not have children and were married for 36 years upon her death.


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