The former game show host weds his fourth wife in Las Vegas

July 20, 2006 04:00 PM

Veteran game show host Chuck Woolery has gotten married, PEOPLE has learned.

Woolery, 65, wed Kim Barnes, a Michigan native, at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas on Monday, his publicist, Natalie Marion, tells PEOPLE. The couple exchanged vows in a private ceremony before a small group of friends and family.

This is the fourth marriage for Woolery, who wed his first wife, Margaret Hayes, when he was 20. The couple had three children, Cary, Katherine and Chad, who died in a motorcycle accident in 1986 at age 19. Woolery’s second wife was The Fall Guy actress Jo Ann Pflug, with whom he had a daughter, Melissa. His third was Teri Nelson, Ozzie and Harriet’s granddaughter, with whom he had two sons, Michael and Sean.

Woolery, best known for his 1983-92 stint as host of Love Connection, began his career as a singer. In 1968 his country rock tune, “Naturally Stoned,” hit the Top 40 pop charts. He later moved to Los Angeles and took a job hosting Wheel of Fortune.

Woolery has also hosted Scrabble, Greed and The Dating Game.

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