Bob Saget’s spouse and children break their silence following his tragic passing. It was recently reported that the family came forward to express their emotions after his demise. They state, “he meant everything to us.”
On Sunday, January 9, Bob’s admirers were informed about his unexpected passing. The news spread rapidly across the media outlets, and the family made their first public appearance to convey their message.
In a statement provided to US Weekly by late Bob’s family says, “We are devastated to confirm that our beloved Bob passed away today.”
The family added, “He meant everything to us and we want you to know how much he loved his fans, performing live and bringing people from all walks of life together with laughter.”
Saget’s family also requested privacy after the comedian’s passing, and they also invited his dear fans to “join us in celebrating the love and laughter that Bob brought to the world.”
The Orange County Sheriff’s Office reported that Bob was declared deceased after multiple attempts to check on him in his hotel room. They received no response.
Upon entering the hotel room, they found Bob unresponsive and lifeless at the Ritz Carlton in Orlando, Florida.
The law enforcement officers were notified after discovering an unresponsive individual, and they identified him as Robert Saget. The Sheriff Tweeted, “The man was identified as Robert Saget & pronounced deceased on scene. Detectives found no signs of foul play or drug use in this case.”
Who Was Bob Saget?
Bob Saget’s birth name is Robert Lane Saget, who was an American stand-up comedian, actor, and television host. He was born on May 17, 1956, in Philadelphia to a Jewish family with his father named Benjamin Saget and his mother Roslyn Dolly.
His father worked in a supermarket as an executive, while his mother was an administrator in the hospital. Saget’s family relocated to Encino, which was a neighborhood in Los Angeles.
Later the family moved back to Philadelphia, where he attended the Abington Senior High School and graduated in 1975.
Upon his high school graduation, he aspired to become a doctor, but his English Honors teacher named Elaine Zimmerman, suggested he pursue a career in films due to his creative potential.
While attending film school at Temple University, he received a merit award in the Students Academy Awards. He graduated in 1978 with a Bachelors of Arts degree.
In 1987, The Morning Program was launched under the title of Full House. He was cast as Danny Tanner, and the show received great acclaim from the audience.
Later, he was appointed as the host of American Funny Home Videos. He served in that role for almost a decade after joining in 1989 and resigning in 1997.
In 2009, he co-hosted with Tom Bergeron on the 20th anniversary of AFV. Throughout his career, he directed the 1996 ABC television movie For Hope, Dirty Work and later gained popularity from The Howard Stern Show.
He hosted NBC’s game show one vs. 100 from 2006 to 2008. He released a DVD on August 28, 2007, which was an HBO comedy special, That Ain’t Right. This was dedicated to his father, Ben Saget, who passed away at 89 due to congestive heart failure.
He provided voice overs in films including Madagascar(2005), Casper’s Scare School(2006), and Farce Of The Penguins(2007). He appeared in movies such as “I am Chris Farley,” “A stand up guy,” “Benjamin,” and TBA “Killing Daniel.”
Bob Saget Family
Bob Saget’s daily life included his wife Kelly Rizzo, with whom he had three children named Lara, Aubrey, and Jennifer. Before tying the knot with Kelly, he was married to Sherri Kramer in 1982.
Bob Saget authored a book titled Dirty Daddy in which he talks about his former spouse Sherri Kramer. The book reveals that the two met when Bob was 17, and both attended high school together.
They got married in 1982, but the couple couldn’t make the marriage work, and they filed for divorce in 1997. After the divorce, Bob swore he would never marry again.
However, fate had different plans when he met Kelly. He told Closer Weekly, “I didn’t think I’d have a relationship again. I was kind of in that, ‘just work, make people happy and take care of your kids until they’re 90,’ mindset.”
In 2015, Bob met Rizzo and Saget disclosed that he slid into Rizzo’s direct messages to ask her out. The couple tied the knot in 2018 and had three children.
The family cherished many joyful moments together, and his wife Kelly often shared moments of the couple enjoying themselves. His entire family, along with his loved ones and fans, is devastated after his passing.
Bob Saget Leaves An Astounding Net Worth After His Passing
Following Bob Saget’s tragic demise, fans were curious about his net worth. He was a renowned comedian who gained fame through his creative talents.
Bob Saget’s net worth was estimated to be $50 million at the time of his passing. He commenced his career in the late 80s and swiftly landed the role of comedian host in America’s Funniest Home Videos.
He was associated with the show from 1989 to 1997 and was highly praised for his hosting. The company made substantial profits due to its popularity in less than a decade.
How Did Bob Saget Die?
On Sunday, January 9, the Orlando Sheriff officer reported that he found Robert Saget unresponsive in his hotel room. There were speculations about a heart attack that led to his demise.
The police department stated that they found no signs of drugs or any other forms of abuse.
The cause of his passing is still unknown, and we will update this section when we have any information about his demise. If you have any information regarding the cause of his passing, please leave a comment below so we can update it soon.