Monty Hall Net Worth

Monty Hall Net Worth 2024: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Maurice Halperin net worth is
$10 Million

Maurice Halperin Wiki Biography

Monte Halparin was born on 25 August 1921, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, of Jewish descent, and is a producer, singer, emcee, and sportscaster, probably best known for being the host of the game show “Let’s Make A Deal”. He’s hosted many other game shows too, and all of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Monty Hall? As of late-2016, sources estimate a net worth that is at $10 million, earned through the success of his numerous interests, including on the radio, and helping produce various game shows. He’s also made many guest appearances, and all of these have ensured the position of his wealth.

Monty Hall Net Worth $10 million

Monty was educated at St. John’s High School, and after matriculating attended the University of Manitoba. He would graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in chemistry and zoology.

He started his radio career in 1946, moving to Toronto for more opportunities. He hosted game shows such as “Bingo at Home” and “Strike it Rich” on CBS, then also hosted NBC’s “Twenty-One”. He continued doing a lot of hosting work, becoming part of the television show “Cowboy Theater” for WRCA. He also hosted “Fun in the Morning” from 1956 up to the early 1960s. During the same time, he co-hosted the Saturday night segment of the NBC program “Monitor”. His net worth was well established.

Aside from his numerous shows, he became a radio analyst for the National Hockey League (NHL) team, the New York Rangers for the 1959 to 1960 season. Afterwards, he became the host of the game show “Video Village”, succeeding Jack Narz. He would also host the spinoff “Video Village Junior” before becoming the host of “Let’s Make a Deal”; he was responsible for developing and producing the show which had syndicated runs throughout the 1970s and 1980s. He was also credited as the executive producer of the show, and initially appeared alongside Jay Stewart and Carol Merrill.

Aside from “Let’s Make a Deal”, Monty also hosted the game show “Split Second” during its return in 1987. Other game shows he helped produce include “Chain Letter, “Masquerade Party” and “It’s Anybody’s Guess”. He also filled in for other hosts during his time on NBC, mostly working as a guest. In 2009, Hall became a creative consultant for the revival of “Let’s Make a Deal” hosted by Wayne Brady. His net worth continued to rise.

Thanks to his efforts, Hall received a Hollywood Walk of Fame Star in 1973, and he was also inducted into Canada’s Walk of Fame, and receiving a Golden Palm Star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars;hHe is one of three game show hosts to be part of both Hollywood and Canada’s Walk of Fame. In 1988, he was also given the prestigious Order of Canada thanks to his work all over the world, and in 2005, he received the Ralph Edwards Service Award in recognition for his work on game shows and charity.

For his personal life, it is known that Hall married distant cousin Marilyn Doreen Plottel in 1947. They became citizens of the United States two years later, and have three children. They currently reside in Beverly Hills, California.

Net Worth$10 Million
Date Of BirthAugust 25, 1921
Place Of BirthWinnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
EducationUniversity of Manitoba, St. John's High School
SpouseMarilyn Plottel
ChildrenJoanna Gleason, Richard Hall, Sharon Hall
ParentsMaurice Harvey Halperin, Rose Halperin
SiblingsRobert Hall
NominationsDaytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Game Show Host
MoviesDeal: Go Behind the Scenes of the Nation's Most Controversial Game Show: Let's Make a Deal, Jack Taylor of Beverly Hills
TV ShowsLet's Make a Deal, Beat the Clock, Split Second, Video Village, Super Deal, It's Anybody's Guess, Trato Hecho, Twenty One, Three for the Money, Keep Talking, The All-New Let's Make a Deal, The Joke's on Us, Masquerade Party, Floor Show, The All New Beat the Clock, Chain Letter
1Always asked contestants to make ever-pressing decisions as far as making deals.
1Shares the same birthday with Regis Philbin, who's a decade Hall's junior.
2He is known to be a very private man.
3Ranked #8 on Time Life's 15 Best Game Show Hosts.
4Mentor of Dean Goss.
5Despite high ratings his second incarnation of Let's Make a Deal (1984) had been canceled, at the end of the second season, because Hall has refused to comeback. The problem began when his former announcer and sidekick co-host, Dean Goss had tried to host the show, twice, who was also well-liked, but the show was really Hall's and Lorimar-Telepictures (now Warner Bros. Distribution) decided not to renew without Monty aboard as host.
6He was awarded a star on Canada's Walk of Fame in Toronto, Ontario in 2002.
7He was awarded a Golden Palm Star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars on December 14, 1996.
8Replaced Bob Hilton as the original host of the third incarnation of Let's Make a Deal (1990), after Hilton got fired due to bad ratings and while he tried, Hilton didn't seem to get the show, by the time Hall returned, it was already too late.
9He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on August 24, 1973 (the day before his 52nd birthday).
10When he was sick with laryngitis, Geoff Edwards filled in for him for one week on Let's Make a Deal (1984).
11Was in the stage production of "You Can't Be Fun", while at the University of Manitoba.
12(March 17, 1946) Was hired at CHUM radio as a disc jockey in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
13Part of his Auctioneer's process was later used for Let's Make a Deal (1963).
14His boss from CHUM radio in Toronto, Canada, changed Monty's last name from Halperin to Hall, because his boss liked shorter names.
15He was once a disc jockey at CKRC radio in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
16Best known by the public as the host of Let's Make a Deal (1963).
17As of 2012, Hall serves a creative consultant on the 6th reincarnation of Let's Make a Deal (2009) hosted by comedian Wayne Brady.
18Hall's favorite radio show when he was growing up was "The Happy Gang", produced in Canada.
19(July 27, 2005) Has appeared on the stage show of "What's My Line?", as a Mystery Guest with ex-Let's Make a Deal (1963) model Carol Merrill.
20With the encouragement of his friend, Max Freed, he returned to college with a major in political science.
21Hall was elected President of Variety Clubs International [1975].
22At the beginning of his second year of college, he had run out of money. So he dropped out, at age 18.
23The Pacific Pioneers Broadcasters presented their Diamond Circle Award to him at a luncheon held at the Legendary Sportsman Lodge. [2011].
24(August 25, 2011) Both of his fellow Canadian game show hosts Howie Mandel and Alex Trebek attended Hall's 90th birthday party at the Los Angeles Canadian Consulate in Los Angeles, California.
25Friends with: Bob Barker, Richard Dawson, Bill Cullen, Bob Eubanks, Alex Trebek, Geoff Edwards, Wink Martindale, Jim Lange, Chuck Woolery, Vicki Lawrence, Peter Marshall, Rose Marie, Don Rickles, Dean Martin, Joey Bishop, Jamie Farr, Betty White, Allen Ludden, Bob Crane, Joan Collins, Michele Lee, Dick Clark, Tom Kennedy, Nipsey Russell, Burt Reynolds, Regis Philbin, Bea Arthur, Clint Eastwood, Ralph Edwards and Stefan Hatos.
26Received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Manitoba (1945).
27Attended and graduated from St. John's High School in Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1936, at age 14.
28Was an avid reader from an early age.
29His father, Maurice Halperin Sr., was a bookkeeper, who gave up working in theaters, due to his poor eyesight, and later worked in wholesale meat. His mother, Rose Rusen Halperin, was an actress, dancer, public speaker and playwright.
30In high school, he was a sports editor for the school paper and was involved with the dramatic society.
31Before he was a successful game show host, he served as broadcaster on both shows with Jack Benny and Fred Allen on radio, where he played all the parts during the winter season.
32Has a couple of streets named after him; both in Cathedral City, California and in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
33Received the Ralph Edwards Awards for Service to Broadcasting at the Game Show Congress Convention in Los Angeles, California [2005].
34Ranked #4 as GSN's Top 10 Game Show Hosts of All Time.
35Met Max Freed when he was age 19. They were friends for more than five decades.
36He suffered from double pneumonia as a little boy.
37Hall was honored with the Lifetime Title of International Chairman [1981].
38Before he was a successful game show host, he worked at a butcher's shop - where his father used to work years earlier. He also worked at a clothing factory, for $9 a week.
39Inducted into the American TV Game Show Hall of Fame on October 13, 2007. Other inductees included Peter Marshall, Wink Martindale and Hugh Downs.
40He was awarded the OC (Officer of the Order of Canada) by the Governor General of Canada on December 21, 1987 for his services to broadcasting.
41Well known for his many philanthropic interests with organizations such as Variety Clubs.
42Monty's brother Robert also changed his last name from Halperin to Hall.
43"The Monty Hall problem" is the name of a classic mathematics problem dealing with probability theory, based on a scenario similar to Hall's work in Let's Make a Deal (1963).
44Former Mayor of Hollywood.
45Father-in-law of Chris Sarandon and Todd Ellis Kessler.
46(June 5, 2002) Fell and broke his hip during a visit to his doctor at Mount Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, California.
47Hall was the host/performer and narrator of two television film shows for kids: "Cowboy Theater", which was seen on Saturday afternoons on WRCA TV Ch. 4 in New York City from Saturday September 15, 1956 to Saturday March 2, 1957; and "Fun In the Morning", seen on Saturday mornings on WNEW TV Ch. 5 in New York City from Saturday May 16, 1959 to Saturday September 25, 1959. Mr. Hall also hosted a kids game show: "Video Village Junior" (Kids version of The Weekday morning adults game show: "Video Village". Hall hosted "Video Village Junior" with actress/singer and model, Eileen Barton, and announcer, Kenny Williams (Ms. Barton and Mr. Williams also served as comedy relief on the show) Saturday mornings on the CBS TV Network from Saturday September 30, 1961 to Saturday June 16, 1962.
48Filled in as master of ceremonies on other daytime game shows on NBC (What's This Song?, P. D. Q.) from time to time before Let's Make a Deal (1963) moved to ABC.
49Worked at the Canadian Wheat Board in Winnipeg, Manitoba in the late 1940s and early 1950s with Ernest P. O'Dowda prior to beginning his career in television.
50Father, with Marilyn Hall, of Joanna Gleason, Sharon Hall and Richard Hall.


Let's Make a Deal2003TV Series executive producer
Split Second1986TV Series executive producer
Let's Make a Deal1980TV Series producer - 1980-1981
It's Anybody's Guess1977TV Series producer
The McLean Stevenson Show1976-1977TV Series executive producer - 3 episodes
Masquerade Party1974TV Series executive producer
Split Second1972TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
Talking Pictures1968TV Movie producer
Your First Impression1962TV Series executive producer


Providence2001TV SeriesPageant Emcee
The Nanny1996TV SeriesMonty Hall
The Courage and the Passion1978TV MovieGen. Sam Brewster
The Love Boat1978TV SeriesHarry Morrison
Love, American Style1973TV SeriesMonty (segment "Love and the Man of the Year")
Li'l Abner1971TV Movie
That Girl1969TV SeriesDr. Pellman
Matinee Party1953TV SeriesHost
Floor Show1953TV SeriesHost
The Little Revue1953TV SeriesHost


Trato Hecho2005TV Series


Jack Taylor of Beverly Hills2007Documentary source: photographs


Jack Taylor of Beverly Hills2007Documentary special thanks


Wait Till Your Father Gets Home1973TV SeriesHimself
Flip1973TV SeriesHimself
Laugh-In1973TV SeriesHimself
The Wacky World of Jonathan Winters1972TV SeriesHimself
The Monty Hall Smokin-Stokin' Fire Brigade1972TV SpecialHimself - Host
The Ray Stevens Show1970TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Durante Presents the Lennon Sisters1970TV SeriesHimself
The Joey Bishop Show1969TV SeriesHimself - Host
The Hollywood Squares1967TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
The Big Money1966TV SeriesHimself - Host
Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre1964TV SeriesHimself - Host
Video Village1960TV SeriesHimself / Host
Keep Talking1958TV SeriesHimself / Host, 1958
Gone South: How Canada Invented Hollywood2014DocumentaryHimself
Live from the Red Carpet: The 2014 Daytime Emmy Awards2014TV SpecialHimself
The 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2013TV SpecialHimself - Winner: Lifetime Achievement Award
Entertainment Tonight2013TV SeriesHimself
Let's Make a Deal2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest
When the World Breaks2010DocumentaryHimself
The Florence Henderson Show2008-2009TV SeriesHimself
2009 Game Show Awards2009TV SpecialHimself
Pioneers of Television2008TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Jack Taylor of Beverly Hills2007DocumentaryHimself
American Dragon: Jake Long2005-2006TV SeriesHimself
The 4th Annual TV Land Awards2006TV SpecialHimself
The Girls Next Door2005TV SeriesHimself - Television Personality
Hollywood Squares2002-2003TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
The Surreal Life2003TV SeriesHimself
Let's Make a Deal-a-thon2001TV SpecialSpecial Guest
That '70s Show2001TV SeriesHimself
Biography1999TV Series documentaryHimself
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch1999TV SeriesHimself
Television: The First Fifty Years1999Video documentaryHimself / Interviewee
E! True Hollywood Story1998TV Series documentaryHimself
Off the Menu: The Last Days of Chasen's1997DocumentaryHimself (with Art Linkletter) (uncredited)
Newton's Apple1993TV SeriesHimself
Love & War1993TV SeriesHimself
The Wonder Years1992TV SeriesHimself
The 37th Annual Thalians Ball1992TV MovieHimself
Let's Make a Deal1990TV SeriesHost (1990-1991)
The Comedy Concert II1990TV MovieHimself
It's Howdy Doody Time1987TV SpecialGuest
All-Star Party for Joan Collins1987TV SpecialHimself
The Child Help Benefit Special1987TV MovieHimself
Split Second1986TV SeriesHost
All-Star Party for Clint Eastwood1986TV SpecialHimself
Star's Table1986TV SeriesHimself - Co-Host
The Canadian Conspiracy1985TV MovieHimself
All-Star Party for 'Dutch' Reagan1985TV SpecialHimself
All-Star Party for Burt Reynolds1984TV MovieHimself
All-Star Party for Lucille Ball1984TV SpecialHimself
Let's Make a Deal1984TV SeriesHost
Those Wonderful TV Game Shows1984TV Special documentaryHimself
All-Star Party for Frank Sinatra1983TV MovieHimself
Jennifer Slept Here1983TV SeriesHimself
The Joke's on Us1983TV SeriesHost
All-Star Party for Carol Burnett1982TV MovieHimself
The John Davidson Show1981TV SeriesHimself
The Alan Thicke Show1980TV SeriesHimself
Let's Make a Deal1980TV SeriesHost (1980-1981)
Password Plus1979-1980TV SeriesHimself - Celebrity Contestant
Ingrid Bergman: An All-Star Salute1979TV MovieHimself
Beat the Clock1979TV SeriesHimself - Host
Hollywood's Diamond Jubilee1978TV SpecialHimself - Performer
The Jim Nabors Show1978TV SeriesHimself
An All-Star Tribute to Elizabeth Taylor1977TV Movie documentaryHimself
It's Anybody's Guess1977TV SeriesHost
The Mike Douglas Show1975-1977TV SeriesHimself - TV Game Show Host
An All-Star Tribute to John Wayne1976TV Movie documentaryHimself
Dinah!1974-1976TV SeriesHimself
Monty Hall's Variety Hour1976TV MovieHimself - Host
Let's Make a Deal1963-1975TV SeriesHimself - Host
Mitzi and a Hundred Guys1975TV SpecialHimself (uncredited)
Tattletales1974-1975TV SeriesHimself
ABC Funshine Saturday Sneak Peek1974TV MovieHimself
Password All-Stars1974TV SeriesHimself - Celebrity Contestant
Music Country U.S.A.1974TV SeriesHimself
The Odd Couple1973-1974TV SeriesHimself
The Dean Martin Show1972-1973TV SeriesHimself

Won Awards

2013Lifetime Achievement AwardDaytime Emmy Awards
1997Sour AppleGolden Apple Awards
1973Star on the Walk of FameWalk of FameTelevisionAwarded on August 24, 1973 at 6801 Hollywood Blvd.

Nominated Awards

1975Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Host in a Game Show or Audience Participation ShowLet's Make a Deal (1963)

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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