Bob Saget

Bob Saget bio, comedian, career, married, children, divorce, girlfriend

Bob Saget is a well-known stand-up comedian in the US who starred in Full House and now Fuller House. He has also hosted America’s funniest home videos for 8 years (1989 to 1997) and is famous for his adult-oriented jokes. He has also a comedy album on his name.

Bob Saget and Robin Williams documentary

There is a documentary made on the life of comedian Robin Williams who died in 2014 by suicidal hanging. Bob Saget was also Robin’s friend and saw the documentary as a means for catharsis. He saw the premiere of HBO last month. He said:

“I thought it was quite beautiful, quite touching and quite painful. I knew him for years, and he was beautiful. I met him when I was 21, and he was a sweetheart and brilliant. God help you if you were onstage with him, but it’s a tragic, tragic loss. Everybody feels his loss. The whole world felt his loss. That’s a big chasm. We need more of him and less of cruelty.”

Bob Saget and his family, ethnicity, childhood

Bob Saget is of Jewish ethnicity. She was born on 17 May 1956 and his present age is 62 years. His birthplace is Philadelphia in Pennsylvania where he was also raised. He father was Benjamin and he worked as a supermarket executive. His mother Rosalyn was a hospital administrator.

Source; Digital Spy (Young Bob)

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He was in California for some time of his early life. He did his graduation from Philadelphia. Bob had wanted to be a doctor but his creative skills were high and hence his English teacher suggested a career in films.

Saget joined Temple University’s film school and made a black-and-white film called Through Adam’s Eyes. He completed his graduation BA in 1978. He wanted to do graduate courses at the University of Southern California but a few days later he quit it. Those days were medically difficult for Bob and he recalled:

“I was a cocky, overweight twenty-two-year-old. Then I had a gangrenous appendix taken out, almost died, and I got over being cocky or overweight.”

Bob Saget and the career

In early 1987, he was a member of the CBS show The Morning Show. He soon landed the role of Danny Tanner in Full House and it was a huge success. He continued in this role until 1995. He also hosted America’s funniest home videos almost simultaneously. He directed ABC movie For Hope and this was based on his sister who died due to scleroderma 3 years earlier.

Source: YouTube (Bob)

The first feature film directed by him was Dirty Work but it got mainly negative reviews and flopped at the box office.

He did a game show from 2006 to 2008 called 1 vs 100. He voiced Ted Mosby in How I Met Your Mother. He played a recurring role in Entourage for 5 years. He appeared in Strange Days and also did a comedy video. He did guest appearances in John Stamos’ Grandfathered. He has a net worth of $ 100 million.

Source: Pinterest (Bob on AFV)

Bob Saget and his personal life, relationships, wife, children

He was married to Sherri Kramer from 1982 to 1997. The couple has three daughters; Aubrey, Lara, and Jennifer.

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Source: Bustle (Bob and his daughters)

Now, he is dating 38-year-old Kelly Rizzo for over a year and proposed to her in November 2017. Kelly is a travel blogger from Chicago. The couple has disclosed that they do not want to have kids. Bob said:

“I didn’t think I’d have a relationship again,” 

He added:

“She’s a remarkable person, and she’s really talented. My daughters love her! I’m happier today, I’m the youngest 61-year-old I know!”