Robert Lane Saget, more commonly known as Bob Saget, is a stand-up comedian, actor, television host, and director. His notable television shows include Full House, Entourage, How I Met Your Mother, and Law & Order. He has also earned a Grammy nomination for his comedy album, That’s What I’m Talkin’ About.
Age And Height
Bob Saget is currently 64 years old. He was born on May 17, 1956, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His real name is Robert Lane Saget. His zodiac sign is Taurus.
As a matter of fact, Saget was 31 years old when he first played as Danny Tanner in ABC’s Full House. Talking about his height, Saget is 6 feet and 3½ inches (1.92 m) tall.
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Saget was brought up in a Jewish family. His mother, Rosalyn “Dolly” Saget, worked as a hospital administrator, and his father, Benjamin Saget, worked as a supermarket executive.
Bob had two sisters: Andrea Saget and Gay Saget. Andrea died of an aneurysm at age 34, and Gay passed away at age 47 from scleroderma-related causes. He also had two other siblings who died in childbirth before he was born.
Bob’s family briefly lived in California before moving to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He also resided in Lexington, Virginia, until the age of 2, where he attended Rockbridge County High School. But, later, the family moved back to Philadelphia and Saget joined Abington Senior High School, graduating in 1975.
Although Bob initially wanted to be a doctor, his honors English high school teacher, Elaine Zimmerman, suggested him to go for a career in performance after seeing his creative potential. Heeding his teacher’s advice, the 64 years old comedian joined Temple University’s film school and graduated with a B.A. in 1978.
Movies And TV Shows
The 64 years old actor created his first film while still at Temple University. The black-and-white movie titled Through Adam’s Eyes was honored with an award of merit in the Student Academy Awards. He was a member of CBS’ The Morning Program in early 1987.
Saget achieved wide-recognition after he joined the cast of Full House as Danny Tanner. Since then, he has appeared on numerous television shows. Namely, Raising Dad, Entourage, Casper’s Scare School, Law & Order, to name a few. As a matter of fact, Saget was the voice behind the future Ted Mosby on CBS’s How I Met Your Mother.
Following a small role in a few movies, he appeared as Dr. Joffe in the 1987 comedy film Critical Condition. Apart from acting, Saget has also served as an executive producer and director in movies as Dirty Work, Farce of the Penguins, and Benjamin.
How Much Is Bob Saget’s Net Worth?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Bob Saget’s net worth is estimated at $50 million as of 2021. His income comes from his successful career as a comedian, actor, host, and director.
The 64 years old comedian released his book Dirty Daddy in 2014 for which he embarked on a small tour. The same year, he also joined a stand-up show called Bob Saget Live: The Dirty Daddy Tour, performing in major cities of Australia.
Furthermore, he served as a host for ABC’s Videos After Dark in 2019 and is set to host CMT’s game show titled Nashville Squares. Additionally, Saget also launched a podcast, Bob Saget’s Here For You, in 2020.
Wife & Children; How Is His Married Life Going On?
Bob Saget is married to Kelly Rizzo, food and travel blogger who founded the streaming series Eat Travel Rock, since October 30, 2018. They met in early 2015 through a mutual friend.
After dating for two years, Rizzo and Saget got engaged in November 2017 and tied the knot nearly a year later at Shutters on the Beach in Santa Monica, California.
Saget has three daughters from his first marriage to Sherri Kramer Saget, a screenwriter. They married on May 16, 1982.
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The couple’s twin daughters: Aubrey Saget and Lara Melanie Saget, were born on October 16, 1989, and the third daughter, Jennifer Belle Saget, was born on November 18, 1992. Sherri and Bob ended their marriage on November 10, 1997.