Ru remains out front in first place in our odds at 16/5, ahead of Nicole Byer (“Nailed It!), who’s next closest at 19/5. The hosts of “Queer Eye,” “Shark Tank,” and Tom Colicchio, Padma Laskhmi and Gail Simmons of “Top Chef” round out the top five at a virtual 9/2 tie.
The eight-time Emmy champ has never lost this category ever after first cracking the lineup in 2016. In 2019, RuPaul became the second person after Probst to four-peat in reality host. Probst won the category’s first four awards, from 2008-11, before being dropped completely; he has yet to return. Ru avoided that fate last year with