Honoring the memory of “America’s dad.” Bob Saget’s wealth came from his roles as Danny Tanner on Full and Fuller House, as well as his narration work on How I Met Your Mother.
Robert Lane Saget, better known as Saget, was born on May 17, 1956, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Jewish parents. Both of his parents had administrative positions, with his dad working in grocery stores and his mom at hospitals.
Saget moved back to Philadelphia from Encino, California, where he had lived as a youth. He went to Abington Senior High School in Philadelphia, where an English teacher saw his talent for writing and directing and encouraged him to pursue a career in cinema.
Saget followed his guidance counselor’s recommendation and enrolled at Temple University to study film when he graduated from high school in 1975.
Saget received his BA in 1978 and attended graduate school for a short time at the University of Southern California, but he dropped out to focus on comedy.
Bob Saget was born to Benjamin and Rosalyn Saget, Jewish parents, on May 17, 1958, in Philadelphia. There were two other children in his family. He spent his childhood in California and then returned to Philadelphia to finish high school at Abington Senior.
He was initially interested in a profession in medicine, but his literary teacher persuaded him to instead pursue a job in show business. To hone his acting skills, he enrolled at Temple University. Even though Bob had enrolled at USC, he dropped out after only a few weeks.
Bob Saget’s professional life began in 1987 when he joined the cast of CBS’ The Morning Program. He became famous thanks to his portrayal of Danny Tanner on the sitcom Full House. Next, he gave stand-up comedy a shot.
For nine years, he presided over America’s Funniest Home Videos. His debut feature was called Dirty Work, and he directed it.
He also did a lot of volunteer work for Scleroderma patients. The popular sitcom How I Met Your Mother featured his voiceover work. He published a memoir that recounted his life in 2014. There was a podcast he hosted as well.
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From May 1982 until their divorce in November 1997, Saget was married to Sherri Kramer. They raised a trio of female offspring as a couple.
They tied the knot in 2018. He passed away in January of 2022, but they stayed together till the end of their lives.
Due to his sister’s experience with scleroderma, Bob became involved with the Scleroderma Research Foundation and became a board member.
Before his death in 2022, American actor, comedian, and TV celebrity Bob Saget was worth an estimated $50 million. In the 1980s he was a prominent stand-up comic thanks to his reputation for sexually explicit jokes.
He softened up for the family camera after joining the cast of Full House. Bob was in every one of the 192 episodes. He hosted “America’s Funniest Home Videos” for a total of 12 seasons (1989–1997).
Bob presided over the first 8 seasons (191 total episodes) of the show. He also voiced the show’s narrator for all 208 episodes of the sitcom “How I Met Your Mother.” Bob died on January 9th, 2022, at the age of 65.