Todd Newton hosting the Live version of The Price is Right in January 2010.
|Born||James Todd Newton
May 5, 1970
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Game show host
Todd Newton (born James Todd Newton; May 5, 1970) is an entertainment personality, Daytime Emmy winning game show host, and author/speaker.
Newton appears on the HUB Network's popular Family Game Night. Since being discovered by game show pioneer Sande Stewart in 1999, Newton has appeared in numerous productions including GSN's Hollywood Showdown and Whammy!: The All New Press Your Luck and serves as a red carpet celebrity interviewer and host on E! Entertainment Television from 1996-2007. Newton also hosts The Price Is Right Live, an interactive theatrical production of the iconic television show.
The father of two children serves as national spokesperson for Best Friends Animal Society, an organization working toward a world with no more homeless pets.
- Gameshow Marathon (2006, road reporter and prize presenter)
- Whammy! The All-New Press Your Luck (2002-2003)
- Hollywood Showdown (2000-2001)
- Hot Ticket (2003)
- Family Game Night (2010–present)
- GSN Live (2009)
- Made in the USA (2005)
- Performing As... (2003)
- Reality Remix (2003-2005)
- E! Entertainment Television (1995-2007)
In addition to his work in front of the camera, Newton has been behind the microphone of various American radio stations including WKBQ in his hometown of St. Louis, KIIS and KBIG in Los Angeles, WNEW in New York, the syndicated All Nite Cafe, and the online personal development program Life Radio with Todd Newton. Newton is the host of The Todd Newton Show, a podcast featuring interviews with people from all over the world.
Newton is also a top rated corporate speaker on the topic of human achievement. In 2012, he authored his first book, Life in the Bonus Round: A Game Show Host's Road to Success and Fulfillment, which was followed by The Choice Is Yours: Six Keys for Putting Your Best into Action and Create A Superstar Demo Reel in 2013. In early 2014, Newton penned the hilarious nine act play First and Last Month. Readers are also familiar with the popular Todd Newton SPEAKS blog in which one of our generation's finest conversationalists gives his take on pop culture and world events. Regarding his career as an author, Newton said in 2014, "I do not write because of some rare talent. I write because of a little voice inside of me that says really cool things and never wants to shut up."