Bob Newhart Bio
Facts of Bob Newhart
|Age:||89 years 3 months|
|Birth Date:||October 05, 1929|
|Birth Place:||Oak Park, USA|
|Father's Name:||George David Newhart, Sr.|
|Mother's Name:||Julia Pauline|
|Education:||Bachelor’s degree in business management|
|Profession:||Actor, Writer, Stand-Up Comedian|
|Height:||5 feet 8 inches (1.73m)|
|Net Worth:||65 Million Dollars|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
I don't like country music, but I don't mean to denigrate those who do. And for the people who like country music, denigrate means 'put down'.
Laughter gives us distance. It allows us to step back from an event, deal with it and then move on.
All I can say about life is, Oh God, enjoy it!
Relationship Statistics of Bob Newhart
|What is Bob Newhart marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Married|
|When did Bob Newhart get married ? (married date):||January 12, 1963|
|How many children does Bob Newhart have ? (name):||Four (Robert, Timothy, Courtney, Jennifer)|
|Is Bob Newhart having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Bob Newhart gay ?:||No|
|Who is Bob Newhart wife ? (name):||Ginny Newhart|
More about the relationship
Bob Newhart is a married man since a long period of time. His wife is Ginny Newhart, daughter of actor Bill Quinn. They were married on January 12, 1963. The couple has two sons and two daughters together. Their children’s names are Courtney Newhart, Jennifer Newhart, Robert William Newhart, Timothy Newhart.
- 1 Who is Bob Newhart?
- 2 Bob Newhart: Birth Facts, Family, and Childhood
- 3 Bob Newhart: Education History
- 4 Bob Newhart: Professional Life, Career, and Awards
- 5 Bob Newhart: Salary and Net Worth
- 6 Bob Newhart: Rumors, and Controversy
- 7 Bob Newhart: Description To Body Measurement
- 8 Bob Newhart: Social Media Profile
Who is Bob Newhart?
Bob Newhart is an American actor, writer and stand-up comedian known for comedy show The Bob Newhart Show (1972) and comedy TV series Newhart (1982). Bob was one of the most successful and popular comedians of his time. He was also a former United States Army during Korean War.
Bob Newhart: Birth Facts, Family, and Childhood
Bob was born on 5 September 1929 in Oak Park, Illinois. His father, George David Newhart was a businessman and his mother, Julia Pauline was a housewife. He is the eldest of four siblings. He has three sisters named Virginia, Mary Joan and Pauline.
Bob Newhart: Education History
He completed his school education from St. Catherine of Siena Grammar School in Oak Park. He was a 1947 graduate of St. Ignatius College Prep. Then, he attended Loyola University of Chicago and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in business management in 1952. After his graduation, he joined US Army during Korean War and served his country till 1954. Then, he attended Loyola University Chicago School of Law but he did not complete his degree there.
Bob Newhart: Professional Life, Career, and Awards
After returning from war, Bob worked as an accountant for United States Gypsum. After that, he started performing in the local theaters and also started writing comedy sketches for the radio. Then, he worked at the ad agency. While working there, Newhart and co-worker Ed Gallagher would make random calls to each other throughout the working days. Then he eventually started recording the calls and use them as comedy show audition tapes.
Later, he was signed by Warner Bros and he released his first comedy album The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart as a stand-up comedian. His performance was highly appreciated by the audience as his skills were unique. His comedy album, Button-Down Mind (1960) was the first comedy album to reach number 1 on the Billboard chart. He was awarded with Grammy Award for his work that year and with Best New Artist the next year. He released another comedy album The Button-Down Mind Strikes Back! in 1962 for which he won his second Grammy Award for Best Comedy Performance – Spoken Word.
In the 1960s, he had already become a strong voice in comedy. In 1961, he began his Television career with the TV variety show titled The Bob Newhart Variety Show (1961-1962). For his work, he was honored with Peabody Award in 1961 and he won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Program Achievement in the Field of Humor in 1962. Later, he made his film Hell Is for Heroes in 1962. Bob’s performance as the president of the United States comedy film First Family (1980) was highly appreciated by the audience. In 1968, he appeared in the film Hot Millions. From 1972 to 2003, he has appeared in several films. Since then, he has appeared in several TV shows, films and comedy shows. He has released 10 comedy albums of his own.
Bob Newhart: Salary and Net Worth
He has a net worth of $65 million but his salary is not revealed yet.
Bob Newhart: Rumors, and Controversy
Talking about the rumors and controversy, there was a rumor that he gave up smoking. Before, Bob used to be a heavy smoker in his young age. In 1985, he was admitted to the hospital due to polycythemia.
Bob Newhart: Description To Body Measurement
Bob has a height of 5 feet 8 inches. His hair color is dark brown and has blue eye color. Information on his other body measurements like shoe size, weight is not given.
Bob Newhart: Social Media Profile
Bob is active on social media and has Facebook and Twitter account. He does not have an Instagram account. He has over 158.3k followers on her Facebook account and over 150k followers on her Twitter account.