Bob Saget was an American stand-up comedian, actor, and TV host with an estimated net worth of $50 million at the time of his death on January 9.
The actor who was known for his role in “Full House“ and for being the host of “America’s Funniest Home Videos“ passed away at the Ritz-Carlton in Orland on Sunday, 9th Jan. He was 65.
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Everything about Bob Saget’s net worth and life
Below is the last Instagram post shared by Bob Saget who was actually in the midst of his stand-up tour which kicked off on January 7.
Robert Lane Saget was born in the year 1956 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in a Jewish family. He completed his schooling at Abington Senior High School in 1975. He later studied film at Temple University.
He was awarded the Student Academy Awards for his project “Through Adam’s Eyes”, a film is about a boy who received reconstructive facial surgery. He completed his Bachelor’s in Arts in 1978.
Bob Saget’s Successful Career
He began his career as a stand-up comedian and toured all across the country however he first achieved success when he appeared on TV. In 1981, he did his first talk show appearance on “The Merv Griffin Show”.
He was part of the “The Morning Program” on CBS in 1987 for a short period of time however he gained prominence for his role as Danny Tanner on the show “Full House”.
The show went on for 8 years from 1987 to 1995 that was comprised of eight seasons and 192 episodes. Bob appeared in all 192 episodes. He started as host for “America’s Funniest Home Videos” (AFV) show in 1989 and continued for 8 years. He used to simultaneously work for both Full House and AFV shows during the early 1990s.
He was inspired by the life story of his late sister and directed the ABC television movie “For Hope” in the year 1996. Saget made his debut feature film “Dirty Work” in 1998, however, it did not do well at the box office.
Saget performed in the short-lived sitcom on The WB, “Raising Dad” from 2001 to 2002 alongside Kat Dennings, Brie Larson, and Jerry Adler. In CBS’s sitcom “How I Met Your Mother”, he provided the narrator’s voice in 208 episodes.
He acted in many shows for almost two decades before he was found unresponsive in his room by the hotel staff on 9th Jan 2022.
Bob Saget and his Personal Life
Saget married Sherri Kramer in 1982 and divorced in 1997. The couple had three daughters together. He again married Kelly Rizzo in 2018.
Bob was one of the board members of the Scleroderma Research Foundation. He was involved in raising awareness and funds for the disease, that his sister suffered from.
Investment in Real Estate
Bob and his ex-wife Sherri purchased a house in LA’s Pacific Palisades neighborhood for $2.5 million in 1990. He bought one more house for $2.9 million in Los Angeles in June 2003.
Recent Developments related to his Death
Bob was found unresponsive in his hotel room at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Florida, near Williamsburg. As he missed his scheduled checkout time, his family members were concerned as they were not able to connect with him.
Emergency responders pronounced him dead at the scene on 9th Jan 2022, however, the cause of his death was not announced immediately.
On 9th Feb, an autopsy report was released that mentioned blunt head trauma from an accidental blow to the back of his head. Most likely this injury is from a fall and he died subsequently from the resulting injuries in his sleep.
He was tested COVID-19 positive at the time of his death. Bob’s family sued to prevent county officials from releasing any more documents related to his death citing privacy violations on 15th Febr 2022.
They received a permanent injunction against the release on 14th March. In March 2022, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) released the final report in which they have outlined in detail the final moments of Bob’s life and untimely demise.
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