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Bob Saget (Comedian) Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : January 19, 2022

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Short Biography

Bob Saget was born on 17-05-1956 in Philadelphia in the state of Pennsylvania, United States. He was an American Comedian, Television Presenter, Television Personality, Television Actor, Film Actor, Theatre Actor, Voice Artist, Screenwriter & Film Director who was well-known for his stand-up comedy.

Bob Saget Complete Bio & Career

Saget was born to a Jewish household in Philadelphia on May 17, 1956. Benjamin (1917–2007), his father, was a supermarket executive, and Rosalyn "Dolly" (1925–2014), his mother, was a hospital administrator. Before returning to Philadelphia and graduating from Abington Senior High School in 1975, Saget lived in the Encino district of Los Angeles. The comedian wanted to be a doctor at first, however, Saget's Honors English instructor, Elaine Zimmerman, spotted his artistic potential and guided him to pursue a career in filmmaking.
Following a brief appearance on CBS' The Morning Show in early 1987, Saget was cast as Danny Tanner in Full House, which became a hit with family audiences and landed in the Nielsen Top 30 with season three. Saget had hosted America's Funniest Home Videos in 1989, and he continued until 1997. He worked on AFV as well as on Full House at the same time in the early 1990s. He returned to AFV for a one-hour special commemorating the network's anniversary, which also he co-hosted with Tom Bergeron. The 1996 ABC television film For Hope was directed by him, which was based on the life of Gay Saget and his sister, who died three years earlier from scleroderma.
In 2014, he published his book Dirty Daddy, the book was about his comic influences, career and life and death situations. In support of the book, he planned a modest tour, including the Pemberton Music Festival, where he introduced Snoop Dogg before doing his own set. He made his first trip to Australia in the same year with his stand-up act and Bob Saget Live the Dirty Daddy Tour. The play was staged in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Perth, among other major cities.
He appeared in two episodes of Grandfathered, starring and produced by his Full House co-star John Stamos, in 2015 and 2016. Saget appeared in 10 episodes of Fuller House, including the series premiere and finale, from 2016 until 2020, reprising his role as Danny Tanne. He was named the host of ABC's Videos After Dark in 2019. Saget was also the host of the CMT game program Nashville Squares. Saget debuted Bob Saget's Here For You with Studio71 podcast in 2020. Bog Saget had competed as "Squiggly Monster" in season four of The Masked Singer.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Bob Saget died at the age of 65 on 09-01-2022 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Orlando in the state of Florida, United States. On 08-01-2022, he was staying in a hotel Ritz-Carlton Orlando after performing a stand-up show in Jacksonville. Where he was found dead in his room around 04:00 PM by staff. The area police couldn't find any immediate activity and did not find any drug in his room.

DEATHDAY 9 January,2022 (Tuesday)
DEATH PLACE Orlando, Florida

Bob Saget Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Benjamin Saget
Mother Rosalyn Saget (Dolly)
Brother None
Sisters Gay Saget, Andrea Saget
Ex-wife Sherri Kramer (1982-1997)
Son None
Daughters Lara Melanie Saget, Jennifer Belle Saget, Aubrey Saget
Wife Kelly Rizzo (2018-2022 till death)

He was born to a hospital administrator mother Rosalyn Saget (Dolly) and a supermarket executive father Benjamin Saget. His father passed away on 30-01-2007 and his mother passed away on 15-02-2014. He had two sisters named Andrea Saget & Gay Saget. His sister Gay Saget died at the age of 47 from scleroderma in 1994. He married Sherri Kramer on 16-05-1982. Together they had three daughters named Lara Melanie Saget, Jennifer Belle Saget & Aubrey Saget. On 10-11-1997, the couple got divorced. He remarried journalist Kelly Rizzo on 30-10-2018.

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Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Dark Brown

Personal Info

Home Town Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Nationality American
Religion Judaism
Address Los Angeles, California, United States
School Abington Senior High School, Abington, PA
Rockbridge County High School, Lexington, VA
College Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Qualification B. A. (Bachelor of Arts)
Hobbies Reading, Writing, Photography, Travelling
Marital Status Married
Debut Film - Full Moon High (1981)
TV - Bosom Buddies (1981)
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website http://www.bobsaget.com
Best Known for Full House (1987-1995)


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Dress Suits

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Bob Saget

  • He performed in a sketch comedy group at Temple.
  • When he participated in "The Dating Game" in 1979, he was the winning bachelor.
  • He was one of the few comedians to be dubbed "the worst comedian ever" as well as "the best comedian ever"!
  • He was deeply affected by his sister Gay Saget's demise by scleroderma at the age of 47. For Hope (1996), a TV movie based on his sister's battle with the disease was released.
  • Ironically, two years before Gay's diagnosis, Saget was a volunteer speaker for the Scleroderma Research Foundation, said Encore True Stories Channel host Jay Schadler during the introduction to For Hope (1996).
  • He originally planned to be a doctor, but his honors English high school English teacher spotted his artistic talent and encouraged him to pursue a career in theatre.
  • Rodney Dangerfield's cannabis pipe, given to him by Rodney's widow Joan Dangerfield, was his property.
  • When Australian comic duo Hamish and Andy visited him in LA, he joined the crew, dubbed "The Gangaroos."
  • Andrea, his sister, died of an aneurysm at the age of 34. Before he was born, two of his siblings perished in childbirth.
  • Saget was a member of the Scleroderma Research Foundation's board of directors. Celebrities like Scary Movie star Regina Hall profited from his scleroderma efforts. Saget told Ability Magazine about his sister. She'd been misdiagnosed several times before.

Bob Saget Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Bob Saget was 65 years 7 months & 23 days old age.