Johnny Gilbert

Name: John Lewis Gilbert III
Born: July 13, 1924
Birth Hometown: Newport News, Virginia
Occupation: Host, Announcer
Years active: 1958-present
Known for: Announcing Jeopardy!

Johnny Gilbert (born John Lewis Gilbert III July 13, 1924, in Newport News, Virginia) is an American announcer who has mainly worked on various game shows. He is best known for announcing the syndicated version of Jeopardy! since its 1984 premiere and still does it today.

The first game show he ever announced was Music Bingo, a program that aired for two years on both NBC and ABC. Johnny was also a substitute announcer on Wheel of Fortune when the late Charlie O'Donnell was sick in 1995, on the April Fools 1997 episode when Alex Trebek hosted, and in 2010 following Charlie's death. Johnny also hosted a few game shows, one of which was Music Bingo. He was also a singer and had his album entitled The Voice of TV's Jeopardy!, Johnny Gilbert Sings. Johnny lent his voice to the Nintendo Wii and the Nintendo Wii U, PS3 & Xbox 360 versions of Jeopardy!, alongside the late host Alex Trebek.

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