Rob Riggle is an actor, comedian and a retired reserve officer in the United States Marine Corps. He is best known as a comedian on ‘The Daily Show’ that used to air on the Comedy Central for two years. Let’s find out how much is the net worth of Rob Riggle in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
His full names are Robert Allen Riggle Jr, born in Kentucky, the United States on the 21st of April 1970. His was the son of Robert Allen Riggle Sr, an insurance worker and Sandra Riggle. He attained his education from the Shawnee Mission South High School, in Kansas. The family had moved to Kansas City when he was only two years old.
He graduated from high school in 1988 and later joined the Kansa University from where graduated with a degree in Theatre and Films. He got a masters degree in public administration in 1997, from Webster University. He is also trained as a pilot, and he got his license in 1992.
When he was in high school, he had a passion for acting, and he was actively involved in the school’s both TV and radio stations. His comedy career also kicked off at an early stage as he was voted the most humorous student during his high school days.
Rob is a family man. He got married to Tiffany Riggle in 2000. The couple is the lucky parents of two children. Rob has, however, managed to keep most of his personal life very private and only scanty details are available.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Rob’s military career started in 1990 when he joined the Marines. He served the marines in different ranks for 23 years, and then he retired. His comedy career began when he was still in high school. He later joined Rob Huebel, and the two appeared in several comic performances in different theatres.
They later got chances to appear on Comedy Central as well as VH1 in programs like ‘A27’ and ‘Best Week Ever.’ They also appeared on ‘bravo Network’ in 2004. They appeared for ten years on the ‘Late Night with O’Brien’ comedy sketches. Since then, he has starred in films like ‘The Daily Show,’ ‘Saturday Night Live,’ among other successful programs.
The most famous comedy movies he has appeared include ‘Let’s Be Cops’, and ’21 Jump Street’ action comedy. The most recent films that he has appeared in include ‘The war with Grandpa,’ ’12 Strong’, ‘Midnight Sun, among others.
Over the years, Rob has been nominated for four times in various categories for ‘Primetime Emmy Awards and ‘Behind the Voice Actors Award. Although he has never won any award, this is a significant achievement for him.
Net Worth & Earnings
The retired Marine has amassed a net worth of $12 Million over the span of his career. Most of his wealth was from the time he was in the military, but the rest has come from his career as an actor as well as a comedian. These figures are expected to change in the future as he is still very active.
Rob Riggle can be described as a multi-talented individual. He has over 120 roles credited to his name as an actor over the years. He has managed to climb the success ladder in the entertainment industry gradually. We can only hope that he will continue to entertain us in the years to come.