Bob Saget is a well-familiar actor, television host, and stand-up comedian in America. He is the prime creator behind many creative projects such as Bob Saget: That Ain’t Right which is a stand-up show for HBO, Farce of the Penguins, is a spoof on the nature documentary, and For Hope which is a sensitive movie. Keep reading to know more about the net worth of Bob Saget in 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Bob Saget was born as Robert Lane Saget on May 17, 1956, in Philadelphia to his parents Benjamin and Rosalyn. Before moving back to Philadelphia, he lived in California where he completed his high school. Saget initially wanted to become a doctor, but Elaine Zimmerman who is his Honors English teacher analyzed his creative potential and urged him to seek a career in films.
Saget got enrolled in Temple University’s film school. It was where he created his first work entitled Through Adam’s Eyes which is a black and white movie about a boy who received reconstructive facial surgery, and this earned him with an award of merit in the Student Academy Awards.
In 1978, Saget completed his graduation with a B.A. After completing his graduation from the Temple University, he attended the University of California to take graduate courses, but he did not attend much of it and finally quit it.
Saget got married to Sherri Kramer who is his high school sweetheart in 1983. The couple blessed was blessed with three daughters together namely Lara Melanie, Aubrey, and Jennifer Belle. However, the marriage lasted out only for 15 years. However, his present relationship status is unknown.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Saget intended to move to Los Angeles and tried to portray his talent in comic through stand-up routines where he managed to get into comedy clubs. In early 1987, Saget got a chance to become a member of the CBS The Morning Program. Later he played the role of Danny Tanner in Full House movie which ultimately became a success and finally landed in the Nielsen ratings’ Top 30 beginning with season three.
After the completion of Full House, Saget continued on to do stand-up comedy again. He became a part of another comic show and started hosting America’s Funniest Home Videos during the early 1990’s. He directed his first feature film entitled Dirty Work in 1998, and also a TV movie named For Hope in 1996.
In 2001, he got the opportunity of leading role in an American sitcom entitled Raising Dad. He played the role of widowed father of two teenage girls. He did a documentary named The Aristocrats in 2005. In the same year, he also became the narrator for one of the most famous sitcoms of this decade How I Met Your Mother.
Saget continued to increase his popularity, and he started producing, writing, and giving voice over for the nature documentary parody entitled Farce of the Penguins. One year later, he created his own stand-up show named Bob Saget.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The estimated earnings of Saget is around $120 million. He made all this fortune by becoming the popular stand-up comedian and also by working as the television host. During his earlier years, he used to make around $15 million a year.
Currently, Saget is a board member of the Scleroderma Research Foundation. Because of his active participation, the foundation has raised more than $25 million for the research and development. He was not only a standup comedian, but he also made appearances in several movies. Saget also starred in a television film for himself that is entitled The Jamey Kennedy Experiment.