Bob Saget is an actor who is best known for his role as Danny Tanner on the TV series Full House on ABC. He is also a stand-up comedian and TV host. He has also successfully appeared in the sequel of ‘Full House’ on Netflix’s Fuller House. He was the host of ‘America’s Funniest Home Videos’. He has also released the comedy album called ‘That’s What I’m Talkin’ About’. He has also lent his voice in the sitcom ‘How I Met Your Mother’ on CBS. Saget is a member of the Scleroderma Research Foundation. The estimated net worth of Bob Saget is $110 million US dollars.
Robert Lane “Bob” Saget was born on May 17, 1956, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was born to parents Rosalyn “Dolly” Saget and Benjamin Saget. His mother was an administrator in a hospital and his father was an executive in a supermarket. He graduated from his high school in Philadelphia and wanted to become a doctor. He was approached by his English teacher to seek a livelihood in films after seeing his creative potential.
He then went to the Temple University’s film school and created the black and white film Through Adam’s Eyes. In 1978, he completed his graduation and decided to do his graduate work at the University of Southern California however, he did not do it. He then has a short stint in The Morning Program on CBS in 1987.
Bob Saget was married to Sherri Kramer Saget. He has three daughters named Jennifer Belle Saget, Lara Melanie Saget, and Aubrey Saget. His sister Gay Saget died at the age of 47 after succumbing to scleroderma. His another sister named Andrea died at age 34 after having an aneurysm. He also had two other siblings who died in childbirth before Saget was born.
Bob Saget portrayed Danny Tanner in the sitcom ‘Full House’. The show became popular and Bob then began the host of ‘America’s Funniest Home Videos’ in 1989. In the 1990s, he used to work both for AFV and Full House simultaneously. In 1996, he directed the TV movie called ‘For Hope’ on ABC. Two years later, he directed his first movie called ‘Dirty Work’ which starred Artie Lange and Norm Macdonald.
In the same year, he also appeared in ‘Half Baked’. In 2006, Saget became the host of the game show ‘1 vs. 100’ on NBC. He also lent his voice in ‘How I Met Your Mother’ on CBS. In 2005, he appeared in the TV series of HBO titled ‘Entourage’. He appeared in the sitcom till 2010 and also in the film based on the series. He became the writer, director, and actor of ‘Farce of the Penguins’. This was followed by appearing in the Broadway ‘The Drowsy Chaperone’.
He then appeared in Surviving Suburbia on ABC. In 2010, he appeared in Strange Days on A&E. In 2014, Saget released his book entitled ‘Dirty Daddy’. He then toured Australia for the show ‘Bob Saget Live: The Dirty Daddy Tour’. In 2015, he appeared in Grandfathered which was produced by John Stamos.
In 1978, Bob Saget won the Student Academy Award. He was nominated in the 2004 TV Land Awards for Full House. In 2014, Saget won a Grammy nomination for ‘Best Comedy Album’.
How much is Bob Saget Net Worth in 2017
Bob Saget gained prominence after appearing in ‘Full House’. The actor has then never turned back in his career. Bob Saget’s net worth is an estimated $110 million US dollars as of 2017. He owes his fortune to his acting career. Part of this also comes from his directing career. He has appeared in a total of 192 episodes of Full House and has appeared in 191 episodes of AFV.
In 1994, he became the executive producer of ‘Father and Scout’. Bob Saget made a documentary when he was a student and went on to win Student Academy Award for Through Adam’s Eyes. In 1979, he became the writer of ‘Spaced Out’. He has also appeared in the documentary ‘The Aristocrats’.
Bob Saget is very well friends with Dana Delany, Alan Thicke, and Daniel Morton. At the age of 22, he removed his gangrenous appendix. He used to frequently appear as a guest in ‘Make Me Laugh’.