Dorothy Jo Gideon

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Dorothy Jo Gideon

Dorothy Jo Gideon

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Childhood and Adolescence

Dorothy was born on February 25, 1924, in Springfield, Missouri, United States of America. Her parents were Jack Oliver Gideon and Dorothy L Evans Gideon. The native American was of white ethnicity. However, there are little data about her childhood and educational history available.

Career and professional life

Dorothy, like her husband, worked in the entertainment world. She did commercial singing and voiceovers. She also featured on game shows such as It’s Your Bet and Tattletales.

Dorothy was also an animal rights activist. She advocated for animal preservation and was opposed to cruelty to animals for human advantage. According to her husband Bob, “she was ahead of her time.” Even back then, she had become a vegetarian and had quit wearing fur.” Furthermore, she motivated Bob to advocate for animal rights.

Net worth

Dorothy has only recently emerged as a star wife. As a result, determining her true net worth is difficult without knowledge about her career past. However, according to celebrity net worth, her husband Bob Barker has a net worth of $70 million. In addition, as of eptеmbеr 2020, he got a yearly salary of $10 Million.

In 2010, he gave $5 million to the animal advocacy group Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. He also gave $2.5 million to PETA to help build their Los Angeles headquarters, which is now known as the “Bob Barker Building.” Bob spent $700,000 in 2014 to relocate three elephants from a Toronto zoo to a wildlife park in California. He has also donated millions of dollars to charity.


Gideon and his late wife Bob were high school sweethearts. Bob took Dorothy Jo to an Ella Fitzgerald performance in Missouri for their first date. The love story that began when she was 15 years old only became stronger over time. Dorothy stood with Bob during his difficult times. On January 12, 1945, the two legally married. The pair were married for 36 years before Gideon died. They did not, however, have any children.


Dorothy was diagnosed with lung cancer in April 1981. Dorothy died on October 19, 1981, just 6 months after being diagnosed. She died at the age of 67 in Los Angeles, California. Furthermore, her last resting place is in Forest Lawn, Los Angeles, California. Bob just paid a visit to her gravestone in 2017 to present her beautiful flowers. It was the 36th anniversary of her passing.

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