Bob Saget

Bob Saget

Bob Saget
Quick Facts About Robert Saget
Celebrated Name Bob Saget
Age 68 years old
Nick Name America's Dad
Birth Name Robert Lane Saget
Birth Date 1956-05-17
Gender Male
Profession American stand-up comedian
Nationality American
Place of Birth Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the U.S.
Ethnicity American Jewish
Religion Judaism
Horoscope Taurus
Father Benjamin
Mother Rosalyn "Dolly"
Siblings 2 sister (both Deceased)
High School Abington Senior High School
University Temple University
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status married
Wife Kelly Rizzo
Children 3
Net Worth $50 million
Salary $1.5 million per year
Height 6 ft 4 inches
Weight 90 Kg
Eye Color dark brown
Hair Color dark brown
Death Date January 9, 2022

Bob Saget was known for his adult-oriented stand-up comedy and his very risqué humor. His 2014 album "That's What I'm Talkin' About" was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album. He was also well-known as the host of "America's Funniest Home Videos" from 1989 to 1997.  

Who is Bob Saget?

Bob Saget was an American actor, television host, and stand-up comedian. He is regarded as one of the most popular stand-up comedians in America. He first rose to prominence as a stand-up comedian in the 1980s but he got wide popularity after once he appeared on TV.

His acting roles included Danny Tanner on the sitcom "Full House" (1987–1995). From 1989 to 1997, he was the original host of America's Funniest Home Videos. He played the voice of narrator Ted Mosby on the sitcom "How I Met Your Mother" (2005–2014). He reprised his role in "Fuller House"  a sequel to "Full House" from 2016 to 2020. 

In addition to his various pursuits in television and film, Saget is also a published author. His book "Dirty Daddy" was released in 2014. In it, he writes about his life, career, comedy, and various experiences.  He supported the book's release with a stand-up tour in Australia (his first there), called "Bob Saget Live: The Dirty Daddy Tour".

In 2019, he was announced as host of ABC's Videos After Dark. Saget also hosted the game show Nashville Squares on CMT. In 2020, Saget launched a podcast titled Bob Saget's Here For You with Studio71. He also competed in season four of The Masked Singer as "Squiggly Monster" which premiered on the Fox channel on September 23, 2020. 

What did Bob Saget's sister have? 

Bob Saget was born on 17th May 1956 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the U.S. His birth name was Robert Lane Saget. He was an American citizen and belonged to an American Jewish family. His birth sign was Taurus. He was raised in the Jewish faith so his religious beliefs were linked with Jewish tradition.

Bob was born into a well-to-do family. His father, Benjamin was a supermarket executive, and his mother, Rosalyn "Dolly" was a hospital administrator. Saget spent his early childhood in the Encino neighborhood of Los Angeles before moving back to his hometown Philadelphia where he grew up with his elder sister Gay Saget and younger sister Andrea Saget. His both sister has died. 

For education, Bob attended Abington Senior High School graduating in 1975.  Then he enrolled at Temple University's film school graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in 1978. Then he began his career in film directing. 

Who is Bob Saget's Wife?

Bob got married twice in his life. His first marriage was with his high school sweetheart Sherri Kramer in 1983. With this marriage, he became the father of three children and all were daughters named Aubrey, Lara Melanie, and Jennifer Belle. The couple remained husband and wife for 15 years until their divorced in 1997. 

After the divorce, there was no news of his romantic connection with other girls for ten years. The news of his love relationship with an American entrepreneur, Hope Dworaczyk Smith arose in 2010. However, the pair ended their relationship in 2011 after dating one year. 

He was married a second time to a beautiful lady named Kelly Rizzo who is a Journalist by profession and hosts her own digital series, “Eat Travel Rock TV”. The pair announced their engagement in November 2017 after two years of dating and exchange their vows in October 2018, in a small wedding ceremony. Bob didn't have any children by this marriage. 

Bob Saget Net Worth 2021

At the time of his death on January 9, 2022, the net worth of Bob Saget was around $50 million. Bob had managed to earn such a huge fortune through his stand-up comedy and acting career. During his lifetime, Bob played his role in around 20 films and more than fifty telefilms including series too. 

Bob used to earn around $500,000 annually as a stand-up comedian. He was paid around $1 million for his role in the movie. Apart from these sectors, he also used to tour aggressively throughout the country earning a hefty amount of money through ticket sales. Besides these, the comedian also landed on Television shows as a host. 

The 65-year legendary comedian also left a vast real estate property with his current wife Kelly Rizzo (now widow). Now the Kelly owns his $2.5 million home in LA's Pacific Palisades neighborhood and also the $2.9 million new home in Los Angeles.

How tall is Bob Saget?

Bob Saget was a very tall man with an incredible height of 6 ft 4 inches. With his tall height, Saget also had a heavy bodyweight of 90 Kg. Bob Saget has packed on so much extra weight, friends and medical experts fear he's killing himself. But, despite the fear, Bob was living a normal and healthy life. 

He was a cheerful guy with a humble personality. He used to look smart in his short hairstyle that was dark brown in color.  His eye color was Dark brown. He was usually seen in formal uniform giving him a professional look. 

Bob Saget cause of death

On January 9, 2022, Saget, who was staying at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes, in unincorporated Orange County, Florida, near Orlando, was found unresponsive in his room by hotel staff around 4 p.m. Emergency responders were called, who pronounced him dead at the scene. He was 65.

No cause of death was immediately available, but police have said that no foul play or drug use was detected. Saget was in the midst of a stand-up tour and had performed in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, the previous evening. 

Bob Saget’s wife and family are ‘devastated’ after his sudden death and several celebrities have shared heartfelt condolence for him. 

Facts About Bob Saget

  • #1His original aim was to become a doctor.
  • #2He was a board member of the Scleroderma Research Foundation.
  • #3His older sister had died of scleroderma.
  • #4He was very kindful and helpful.
  • #5On January 4, 2008, Saget's caricature was unveiled at Sardi's Restaurant.
  • #6In 1998, he directed his first feature film, Dirty Work.
  • #7He was honored with an award of merit in the Student Academy Awards.
  • #8He had a gangrenous appendix taken out.
  • #9 His honors English teacher urged him to seek a career in films.
  • #10Andrea Barber has called him the man with the biggest heart of anyone in Hollywood.