Bob Saget - Biography

Last Modified: Sep 23, 2022

Bob Saget
Profession: Comedian, Actor, TV host
Best Known For: Full House, Fuller House (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $50 million

Personal Details

Born on : May 17, 1956
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Robert Lane Saget
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Horoscope: Taurus
Father's Name: Benjamin Saget
Mother's Name: Rosalyn Saget
Siblings: 2

Gay Saget (sister)
Andrea Saget (sister)

High School: Abington Senior High School
University: Temple University
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi-Jewish
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: October 30, 2018
Wife's Name: Kelly Rizzo

Sherri Kramer Saget (16 May 1982- 10 Nov 1997)

Children: 3

twin girls (Aubrey Saget, Lara Melanie Saget)
Jennifer Belle Saget (daughter)

Died on: Jan 9, 2022 (aged 65)
Cause of death: Head trauma

Body Measurements

Height: 1.93 meter (6 feet 4 inch)
Weight: 85 kg (187.39 lb)
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: N/A
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who was Bob Saget?

Bob Saget American stand-up comedian, actor, and television host who made it onto the big screens with the role in the hit series Full House while also hosting America's Funniest Home Videos from 1989 to 1997.

Bob Saget Age, Parents, Siblings

Bob Saget was born Robert Lane Saget on May 17, 1956, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the United States as Robert Lane Saget. His father Benjamin Saget worked as a supermarket executive and his mother Rosalyn Saget worked as a hospital administrator. 

Saget’s sister Gay Saget was diagnosed with scleroderma at the age of 43 and died at the age of 47. His other sister, Andrea Saget, died of an aneurysm at age 34. He also had two other siblings who died in childbirth before he was born.

When Saget was 2 years old, the family moved to Lexington, Virginia where he went to Rockbridge County High School but did not graduate from there. After the family moved back to Philadelphia, he joined Abington Senior High School.

Source: worldation (young Bob Saget with his parents)

Education, Ethnicity

After graduating from Abington Senior High School, Bob Saget thought of becoming a doctor. But his English teacher saw his potential in films and advised him to do so. Thus, Saget attended Temple University and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Arts in the year 1978. Initially, he had decided to join the University of Southern California but quite a few days later. 

His ethnicity was Ashkenazi-Jewish.

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Bob Saget Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Bob Saget was married to Sherri Kramer Saget. The two had tied the knot on 16 May 1982. They have three daughters- Twins Aubrey Saget and Lara Melanie Saget (born October 16, 1989) and Jennifer Belle Saget (born November 18, 1992). After 15 years of marriage, it crumbled. They divorced on 10 November 1997.

After the divorce, he dated Hope Dworaczyk from 2011 to 2012. He dated girlfriend Kelly Rizzo and their relationship was a whole lot more serious after he proposed to Rizzo on October 3, 2018. On October 30, 2018, Saget announced via Instagram that they had married and remained so until his death on January 9, 2022.

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Source: Instagram (Bob Saget and Katie Killean wedding)

Bob Saget Career

Early Days

In 1987, he was cast in CBS' The Morning Program but the show lasted a very short time. Soon he landed the role of Danny Tanner in be hit series Full House

Over the years he has worked in shows such as ABC’sFor Hope (1996),Dirty Work (1998), Half Baked (1998), Raising Dad, Entourage, Farce of the Penguins, The Drowsy Chaperone, Surviving Suburbia (April 2009), Strange Days (2010),  Grandfathered, among others.

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Source: worldation (Bob Saget as a host)

Host, Comedy, Books

He hosted America's Funniest Home Videos (1989-1997),1 vs. 100 (2006-2008), CBS’s How I Met Your Mother. He also was the winner of The Dating Game in 1979.

Bob Saget’s comedy specials include That Ain't Right (August 28, 2007), That's What I'm Talkin' About (2014). He toured with a stand-up show called Bob Saget Live: The Dirty Daddy Tour.

He is also an author and released the book Dirty Daddy in 2014.   


On the set of Fuller House, Bob Saget worked alongside Andrea BarberSoni Nicole BringasBlake McIver EwingJohn Brotherton.

Bob Saget Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of Saget was estimated to be around $50 million while the figure for his salary was unknown.

Source: worldation (Bob Saget with the cast of Full House- John Stamos,  Candace Cameron Bure, Dave Coulier, Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen, Jodie Sweetin, Lori Loughlin)

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Bob Saget Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media sites Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Bob Saget was followed by millions of followers. He also has an official website -

Bob Saget Death

Saget passed away on January 9, 2022, in his sleep from a head injury and no drugs or alcohol were involved. He was on tour when his body was discovered in a hotel room in Orlando, Florida. 

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