Bob Saget was a popular stand-up comedian as well as a television personality. Many people recognize him for playing the role of Danny Tanner on the ABC sitcom Full House (1987–1995) and its Netflix sequel Fuller House (2016–2020). Apart from that, he appeared as the original host of America’s Funniest Home Videos (1989–1997).
During the live show, America’s Funniest Home Videos was interrupted in January 2022, to announce his death. Sadly, he was found unresponsive in his room at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando. Further, he published a book called Dirty Daddy: The Chronicles of a Family Man Turned Filthy Comedian in 2014. Let us scroll over to know more information on him.
Caption: The late stand-up comedian and television star, Bob Saget.
Source: ABC News
Bob Saget: Bio, Family, & Education
The television personality was born on 17 May 1956 as Robert Lane Saget in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. He was born as the son of his father Benjamin who worked as a supermarket executive, and his mother Rosalyn “Dolly”, a hospital administrator. When he was young, his family moved to Norfolk, Virginia, and attended Lake Taylor High briefly.
Moreover, he had his bar mitzvah in Philadelphia when he turned 13. Regarding his education, he had graduated from Abington Senior High School. He initially intended to become a doctor but he joined film school after he was encouraged by his Honors English teacher, Elaine Zimmerman.
After that, he went on to join Temple University’s film school from where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 1978. He had also joined the University of Southern California intending to take graduate courses but he later quit. During his time in film school, he created a film called Through Adam’s Eyes and was honored with merit in the Student Academy Awards.
Additionally, he had two sisters in which one of his sisters passed away at the age of 47 after being diagnosed with Scleroderma at the age of 43. Since then, he began to aware the people about it and sat on the board member of the Scleroderma Research Foundation.
He had garnered huge notice for his adult-oriented stand-up comedy gigs and skits. He had also garnered a nomination for the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Alum for his 2014 album That’s What I’m Talkin’ About. Furthermore, he started his professional career in early 1987 with a short stint as a member of CBS The Morning Program. He then appeared as Danny Tanner in Full House which made him a household name.
Later he became the host of America’s Funniest Home Videos which he hosted from 1989 to 1997. In 1998, he also appeared in the sit of director of his first feature film Dirty Work. His other work credits For Hope, Raising Dad Entourage, How I Met Your Mother, Fuller House, Half Baked, I Am Chris Farley, and Benjamin, amongst many more.
Bob Saget: Personal Life & Wife
The television celebrity had married twice and once divorced. He first tied the knot with his first wife Sherri Kramer, a screenwriter in 1982. Their beautiful marriage ended after 15 years together in 1997. The duo had greeted three daughters: Lara Melanie Saget, Aubrey Saget, and Jennifer Belle Saget. After the divorce, he had a short-lived fling with the former Playboy model Hope Dworaczyk in 2011.
He then found his love in 2015 in the model, blogger, and television host Kelly Rizzo. Soon then, they started to date each other and engaged in November 2017 announced through their Instagram. The couple exchanged vows in October 2018 at Shutters on the Beach in Santa Monica, California. Together, they didn’t produce any children in their married life through mutual understanding.
Caption: Bob Saget and Kelly Rizzo.
Bob Saget’s Death:
He passed away on 9 January 2022, at the age of 65, in Orange County, Florida, U.S. On this day, his body was found unresponsive in his room at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando. At the time, no reasons were announced immediately though police investigators speculated drug use. However, on 9 February 2022, An autopsy report suggested that he had blunt head trauma from an accidental blow to the back of his head.
It may occur from a fall resulting in injuries in his sleep. Further, he was diagnosed with COVID-19 positive too. His funeral took place on 14 January 2022 and was buried at Mount Sinai Memorial Park Cemetery near the grave of his parents and sister.
Before that, he almost died around the age of 22 when he had his burst appendix happened on the Fourth of July. He was then taken to the UCLA Medical Center and iced that area for seven hours before taking it out and finding that it had become gangrenous.
Bob Saget Earning From His Profession?
The popular personality had earned a hefty amount from his career as a television host and comedian in Hollywood. Further, he had appeared in numerous films and television shows including Full House.
Saget had an estimated net worth of $50 million at the time of his demise. According to sources, he made an annual salary of between $2 million to $4 million from appearing in television programs and acting projects. He had also purchased a few properties including his $4 million luxuries mansion in Los Angeles, California.
Bob Saget: Social Media Profiles & Body Measurements
Even after his death, we can see accounts with his name on different social media platforms with verified accounts. He has an Instagram account @bobsaget with 1.7 million followers. On Twitter, he goes by the handle @bobsaget with 2.2 million followers. Also, he has a verified Facebook account under her name with 633k followers.
The comedian had an average body type that stood to a height of 6 feet 4 inches or 1.93 meters. His body weighed around 85 kg with unknown body measurements of chest, waist, and hips respectively. He had light brown hair color with dark brown eyes color.