Net Worth: $65 Million
- Source of Wealth Stand-Up, Film, Television
- Birth Place Oak Park, Illinois, United States
- Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)
- Marital Status Married (Ginny Newhart)
- Full Name George Robert Newhart
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth September 5, 1929
- Ethnicity Irish, German, English
- Occupation Stand-Up Comedian, Actor
- Education Loyola University of Chicago, St. Ignatius College Prep
- Children 4 (Robert William, Courtney, Jennifer, Timothy)
About Bob Newhart
George Robert “Bob” Newhart who is often referred to as just Bob Newhart is a standup comedian and an American actor who has been performing for a really long time – since 1958. His net worth currently stands at $65 million according to estimates. Bob is famous for his stammering style of dialogue delivery.
Bob is today best known for “The Bob Newhart Show” on NBC that was first aired in 1961. Though it ran for just one season, but it was an immense success. It gave Newhart a Peabody Award and an Emmy Award nomination too. The show started again later, but was faced with severe competition from The Waltons, Sanford and Son, Maude, and M*A*S*H. But it was still a hit.
He became famous for the comedy album “The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart”, which was a world’s best seller and was ranked #1 on the BillBoard chart. This album created history and is still the 20th bestselling album. He was even able to beat the popularity of Elvis Presley. His next album “Button Down Mind Strikes Back” was also a great hit.
Around this time, Bob switched over to the movies. His first film was a war film “Hell is for Heroes”. He has also done a small but powerful role in a film on breast cancer.
He was married to Virginia Ginnie Quinn in 1963, who is the daughter of Bill Quinn. Bob and Ginnie have together parented four children.
Bob Newhart was a heavy smoker till the time he suffered from polycythemia. He was admitted to the hospital and treated for this condition.
Earnings & Financial Data
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- Earnings 2012
Market value of his Bel-Air house