Robert Lane Saget (May 17, 1956 – January 9, 2022) was an actor, comedian, and television personality from the United States. Saget is well recognized for his role as Danny Tanner on Full House (1987–1995) and its Netflix spinoff Fuller House (2016–2020). He was also the host of America’s Funniest Home Videos from 1989 to 1997 and the voice of narrator Ted Mosby on the CBS series How I Met Your Mother from 2005 to 2014.
Saget was also noted for his adult-oriented stand-up comedy, and his 2014 album That’s What I’m Talkin’ About received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Comedy Album.
Bob Lane Saget was born on May 17, 1956, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His family is devoutly Jewish. Benjamin was a grocery executive, and Rosalyn “Dolly” was a hospital administrator. He lived in California as a youngster before returning to Philadelphia to attend Abington Senior High School. He went to Temple University to study cinema after graduating from high school in 1975.
His student film “Through Adam’s Eyes,” about a youngster who had reconstructive face surgery, got a distinction prize at the Student Academy Awards. In 1978, he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree.
Salary and net worth
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Even though he began his career as a stand-up comedian, travelling extensively throughout the nation, Saget’s first taste of fame came when he debuted on television. In 1981, he made his debut appearance on “The Merv Griffin Program,” a talk show hosted by Merv Griffin. In early 1987, he joined CBS’s “The Morning Program,” but it was his role as Danny Tanner on “Full House” that made him a national figure.
From its third season onwards, the show was continuously listed in the Nielsen Top 30. It has remained popular thanks to syndicated replays. Saget plays Danny Tanner, a widower father who raises his three kids with the aid of his brother-in-law Jesse and closest buddy Joey on the show. The program aired for eight seasons and 192 episodes from 1987 to 1995.
Saget has also been in the ABC comedy “Surviving Suburbia,” which aired in April 2009 and ran for one season; the A&E series “Strange Days” in 2010; and a guest-starring role in the series “Grandfathered,” which starred and was produced by his former “Full House” co-star John Stamos.
Between May 1982 to November 1997, Saget was married to Sherri Kramer. They have three daughters as a couple.
In 2018, he tied the knot with Kelly Rizzo. They were married until January 2022, when he passed away.
Bob was on the board of the Scleroderma Research Foundation and was highly involved in raising funding and awareness for the condition that his sister had.
Other projects include:
In addition to his work in television and cinema, Saget is a published novelist. His novel “Dirty Daddy” was released in 2014. He talks about his life, career, humour, and a variety of experiences. His first stand-up tour in Australia, “Bob Saget Live: The Dirty Daddy Tour,” helped promote the book’s publication. The excursion took in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, and Perth, among other locations. In April 2020, he started his podcast “Bob Saget’s Here For You” with Studio71.
Bob and his then-wife Sherri spent $2.5 million for a property in Los Angeles’ Pacific Palisades district in September 1990. In today’s money, that’s a bit more than $5 million.
He spent $2.9 million on a new house in Los Angeles in June 2003.