Robert Michael Schneider is an American actor, comedian, director, and screenwriter. He is a stand-up comedian and veteran of the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live. He later played on feature films with starring roles in Deuce Bigalow comedy films. In addition, the films include Male Gigolo, The Hot Girl, The Benchwarmers, and Grown Ups. Schneider is the songwriter Elle King’s dad.
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Rob Schneider: Early Life, Education, Family
The comedian was born on 31 October 1963 in San Francisco, California, Schneider grew up in Pacifica’s nearby suburb. His parents were the former teachers in the kindergarten, former president of the school board, and even a real estate broker. Similarly, Schneider’s father was Catholic and his mother was Jewish. His mixed history is one common theme in his works of comedy. His older sibling, John, is a manufacturer. Schneider graduated from Terra Nova High School in 1982, and then attended the State University of San Francisco.
Caption: Schneider in his early days
Rob Schneider: Career and achievements
Schneider began his stand-up comedy career while still in high school. He played nightclubs like the Holy City Zoo and The Other Cafe in Bay Area after high school. Similarly, he was a regular guest on local radio programs. In 1987, Schneider won a spot on HBO’s 13th Annual Young Comedians special. The ceremony was hosted by Miller, after opening a series by comedian Dennis Miller. The role of Schneider on the HBO special led to a position as a writer for Saturday Night Live, the late-night NBC sketch comedy show.
Schneider worked on 1988’s Saturday Night Live. Between 1990 to 1994 he played roles such as “Tiny Elvis” and “Orgasm Man” at SNL. Schneider soon graduated between writer and featured player to full cast member. Schneider is featured along with colleagues Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, David Spade, and Chris Farley in the video release The Bad Boys of Saturday Night Live.
Schneider appeared in the 1999 feature film Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo, a tale of a fish-tank cleaner who incurs a massive debt and is forced to become a “man-whore.” This was followed by The Beast, about a man granted beast powers by a mad scientist; The Hot Girl, in which the mind of a tiny thief called Clive is mystically transformed into the body of a beautiful but mischievous cheerleader high school. Reviews or moviegoers didn’t receive the latter movie well, and as a result, Schneider received a 2005 Worst Actor Razzie Award for his role in the movie.
In 2006 Schneider co-starred with his fellow SNL alumnus David Spade as well as Jon Heder in the baseball-themed family comedy The Benchwarmers. His film roles include the appearance of Schneider in the 1999 film Muppets from Space with Jim Henson’s Muppets and his performance as a San Francisco hobo in the 2004 remake of Around the World in 80 Days. He appeared in the film as a con artist imprisoned for perpetrating immovable scams.
Caption: Schneider in The Benchwarmers
In the 2005 TV special Back to Norm, Schneider played a variety of roles, starring another former SNL player, Norm Macdonald, and appeared on episodes of the popular TV shows Seinfeld and Ally McBeal. Schneider hosted the Sports Illustrated: the Swimsuit ‘ 97 TV Special, and the 2005 Teen Choice Awards, and was a frequent guest on NBC’s late-night entertainment program The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
The actor starred as the title character of the song, in the music video for country singer Neal McCoy’s “Billy’s Got His Beer Goggles On.” McCoy and he met two months after the 11 September 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, while the two went on a USO tour in support of U.S. troops.
Sitcoms and endorsements
Schneider appeared in the CBS-TV situation comedy Rob, which was loosely based on his actual life as the title character. CBS canceled the series in May 2012. He produced, directed and starred in a sitcom, Real Rob, in 2015.
Schneider is Taiwan Tourism Bureau and Ten Ren Tea company’s official celebrity spokesperson in Taipei. Schneider was a spokeswoman for State Farm Insurance. However, the insurance fired him in 2014 because of his views on anti-vaccination. In May 2016, Schneider featured alongside his wife Patricia, reporting on Midway’s Mortal Kombat Trilogy, as a special guest on the Let’s Play web series Game Grumps. In November 2017 they reappeared on the show, then commented on Konami’s Contra.
Rob Schneider: Personal life and wife
Schneider has a daughter who was born in 1989, with former model London King, musician Elle King. Schneider founded the Rob Schneider Music Foundation in 1996. The foundation restored music education to the elementary schools of Pacifica by paying the salaries of the teachers and by providing funds for instruments and other equipment. Schneider also co-owned the DNA Club, a nightclub in San Francisco.
Schneider married TV producer Patricia Azarcoya Arce, in Beverly Hills, California, on 23 April 2011. Likewise, their first child was born in 2012: Miranda Scarlett Schneider. It was in September 2016 that the couple had their second daughter, Madeline Robbie Schneider. Likewise, the family supports Mexican football club Tigres, based in Monterrey’s hometown of Patricia.
Caption: The comedian with his wife
Rob Schneider: Net Worth and social media
As of 2020, the net worth of Rob Schneider is about $15 million. Schneider is a talented man. In addition, his main sources of income are his movies, sitcoms, and endorsements.
Similarly talking about his social media availability, he is available on any.
Rob Schneider: Body measurements
Schneider has the body measurements of 32-26-32. Similarly, he is 1.7 meters tall and he weighs 80kgs.