Rob Elliott

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Rob Elliott
Born (1965-10-08) 8 October 1965 (age 53)
Brisbane, Queensland
Nationality Australian
Occupation Australian radio announcer and television show host

Rob Elliott (born 8 October 1965 in Brisbane, Queensland) is a popular Australian radio announcer and television show host, best known for hosting Wheel of Fortune.

Television career[edit]

His first TV job was the children's TV program OK for Kids in Brisbane on Channel 9. Then became the Melbourne-based reporter for Wombat for the Seven Network during the 1980s. Had several parts in Neighbours and in 1996, he became host of Talking Telephone Numbers (based on a UK format) for the Seven Network. During the mid to late 80s he also worked for Brisbane Radio Station, 1008AM "Stereo 10" as a radio announcer and Geelong's 93.9 Bay FM / 3XY in the early '90s.

His best-known role was as the host of Wheel of Fortune from 1997 to 2003,[1] replacing Tony Barber.[2] After being fired from the show, Elliott created a board game called Smart Ass. He explained, I used to play Trivial Pursuit and never won - I hated it. I created a game I could win.[1]


  1. ^ a b Carbone, Suzanne (12 October 2010). "Good fortune shines on ex-Wheel host". The Age. Retrieved 16 September 2011.
  2. ^ "Burgo and the psychics". Herald Sun. 21 March 2007. Retrieved 16 September 2011.

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