Bob Saget's net worth: 'Full House' actor amassed a fortune in 40-year career

Bob Saget has left behind a net worth of approximately $50 million at the time of his death


                            Bob Saget's net worth: 'Full House' actor amassed a fortune in 40-year career
Bob Saget speaks during the Cool Comedy-Hot Cuisine Virtual Event on October 17, 2021, in Burbank, California. (Rachel Murray/Getty Images for the Scleroderma Research Foundation)
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On January 9, TV host Bob Saget died at the Ritz-Carlton in Orlando. The star, who was mostly known for his performances as Danny Tanner on the ABC sitcom 'Full House' and its sequel 'Fuller House' on Netflix, was last seen at his show in Jacksonville on the night of January 8.

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"Earlier today, deputies were called to the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes for a call about an unresponsive man in a hotel room. The man was identified as Robert Saget & pronounced deceased on scene. Detectives found no signs of foul play or drug use in this case," Orange County Sheriff's Office wrote in a tweet. Hotel security found the comic dead in his room, following which local police and fire departments responded to the hotel. Saget had tweeted about his performance, as part of his show, on Sunday morning, January 9. 

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Bob Saget attends the red carpet premiere and party for Peacock's new comedy series 'MacGruber' at California Science Center on December 08, 2021, in Los Angeles, California. (Leon Bennett/Getty Images)

At the time of his death, Saget was on a stand-up comedy tour and had only completed the first two shows in the multi-city schedule. Saget led a very successful career during his time in Hollywood. Apart from his fatherly role as Danny Tanner in the iconic '90s sitcom 'Full House', he also had a prominently wholesome position as the host of 'America's Funniest Home Videos,' starting in 1989 to 1997. He was not just a famous and successful standup comedian, but a Grammy-nominated one too. His incredibly successful career helped him put together a large amount of wealth during his tenure in the entertainment industry. 

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Bob Saget's net worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Bob Saget has left behind a net worth of approximately $50 million at the time of his death. It is not clear how the actor's estate will be handled after his death as no details of his will have been revealed. He is survived by his wife Kelly Rizzo and his three kids from his first marriage to Sherri Kramer, with whom he divorced in 1997.

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(L-R) Comedian Bob Saget, producer Lori Laughlin, actor John Stamos, actress Candice Bure, and Jeff Franklin pose during the induction ceremony on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on November 16, 2009, in Hollywood, California. (Frederick M Brown/Getty Images)

The impressive net worth raked up by Saget was courtesy of his career in film, television, and stand-up comedy. His career spanned for more than 40 years, per his IMDB page. The comic actor dedicated himself and his earnings to several notable charities. For example, Saget supported Susan G Komen for the Cure foundation, an organization that aims to find a cure for breast cancer. Saget was a board member of the Scleroderma Research Foundation and was very active in his efforts to raise funds and awareness for the disease which his sister suffered from. He also supported several animal rescue organizations, including the Voice for the Animals Foundation. Saget was also associated with the Los Angeles-based Alliance for Children's Rights.

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In addition to his expansive career in television and film, Saget was also a published author. His book 'Dirty Daddy' was released in 2014. In it, he wrote about his life, career, comedy, and various experiences. He supported the book's release with a stand-up tour in Australia called 'Bob Saget Live: The Dirty Daddy Tour.'

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