- Full Name: Robert Lane Saget
- Born: 05/17/1956
- Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Occupation: Actor/Director
- Martial Status: Divorced
Bob Saget Net Worth History
Bob Saget is one of the richest comedians in the world. His net worth is more than; Johnny Carson, Jay Leno, Drew Carey and even Bill Cosby. He attended Temple University’s film school and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree. While in school he made a black and white movie, Through Adam’s Eyes which earned him a Student Academy Award. His wealth began to accumulate when he landed the role on the TV series, Full House. His fame grew when he began hosting, America’s Funniest Home Videos and voiced as Ted Mosby on the series, How I Met Your Mother.
Saget’s approach to stand-up is far from the role he plays on the family sitcom. He is known for being quite vulgar in his routines. These routines may be what have earned him the titles, “Best Comedian” and “Worst Comedian”.
About Bog Saget
Bob Saget was born to Dolly and Benjamin M. Saget. He attended Rockridge County High School in Lexington, VA where his parents moved to when he was two. They moved back to Philadelphia later and he graduated from Abington Senior High. Saget’s original intention when going on to school was to become a doctor. His high school English teacher saw potential in him as a performer and urged him to seek a career in performing.
Two of his sisters died- Gay at the age of 47 from scleroderma and Andrea from an aneurysm at the age of 34. He also lost two siblings which died during childbirth, which is most likely why he never expected to live long.
Saget was actually over-weight until he reached the age of 22. He developed a gangrenous appendix at that time which had to be taken out.
Earlier performances by Saget included a performance in a sketch comedy group while at Temple University and a pre-recorded performance on the 1999 InterCollegiate Comedy Festival. Saget was also the winning bachelor on The Dating Game in 1979. With Bob’s role in the TV series, Full House, many people still refer to him as, Danny Taner. His role on Full House; however couldn’t be further away from his routines he performs as stand-up comedian. He talks about himself during these shows in quite a ridiculous and vulgar manner. He has made a name for himself for being able to look directly into the camera with a straight face and verbally make the most outrageous comments. He has published a book, Bob Saget: Dirty Daddy which states it chronicles a family man turned filthy comedian.
In a recent interview with, Glory Net Worth it was stated that despite Saget’s wealth and professional success he still lacks self-confidence. They quoted him as saying, “My confidence wavers between being genuine and being insecure”. He also stated that back in his twenties he was cocky; however that changed when he had to undergo surgery for the appendix.
Bob Saget married Sherri Kramer in 1982 and together they had three daughters- twins Aubrey and Lara Melanie, also Jennifer.