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Pat Finn
Born Patrick Joseph Finn
July 24, 1956 (1956-07-24) (age 53)
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA
Occupation Game show host/TV presenter/Producer
Years active 1985–present
Spouse(s) Stephanie Raye (2006–present)

Patrick "Pat" Finn (born July 24, 1956) is the former host of several game shows. He is the owner of the production company Rubicon Entertainment. Finn first hosted the 1990 remake of the classic Jack Barry show The Joker's Wild. In 1991, he became host of Shop 'til You Drop, where he remained for 7 years, and in 1999 he replaced Jack Gallagher to become the host of the California State Lottery's weekly game show, The Big Spin.

Pat was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, where he attended James M. Coughlin High School, before graduation in 1974. Prior to entering national television, Finn was a local weatherman first on WBRE in Wilkes-Barre, PA, then at Pittsburgh station WPXI where he also served as an entertainment correspondent, then as weatherman on the San Francisco station KRON.

In the mid 1980's, Finn was the weatherman at KPNX in Phoenix. He was also host of number one rated Finn and Friends, a local variety show, that aired weeknights after the local news. He since has been the executive producer of TV shows for NBC, Lifetime Television, MTV, VH1, FX and GSN.

In the 1990s he formed his own production company, InFinnity Productions'". His company produced two GSN original game shows, National Lampoon's Funny Money in 2003, and Starface in 2006.

Pat is currently married to Stephanie Raye, whom he married on November 25, 2006. Together, they have twin daughters, Sienna Mae and Sofia Rae, born on February 7, 2008. He also has a son Corey (born in 1989) and a daughter Kaitlyn (born in 1993) from a previous marriage.

Preceded by
Bill Cullen
Host of The Joker's Wild
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Host of Shop 'til You Drop
1991-1994; 1996-1998; 2000-2002
Succeeded by
JD Roberto
Preceded by
Jack Gallagher
Host of The Big Spin
January 2, 1999-January 10, 2009
Succeeded by


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