George Robert Newhart is also known as Bob Newhart. He is a famous stand-up comedian and a versatile actor.
He was born in the year 1929, 5 September, in Oak Park, Illinois, United States. He has tied knot with Ginny Newhart from 1963. His children were Courtney Newhart, Timothy Newhart, Robert William Newhart and Jennifer Newhart.
Two of the TV shows which have helped Bob to get a wider exposure on television were The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour and The Bob Newhart Show. In 1982, Newhart in association with Barry Kemp and the CBS, has launched another show entitled, Newhart. This show has been nominated for 3 Primetime Emmy Awards for the acting of Tom Poston. Other TV series include Bob, which was about a Cartoonist in the year 1992. In the year 1997, another TV series named George and Leo in the CBS.
He was awarded 3 Grammy Awards in the year 1961, one for the Best New Artist Category, for the best album of the year and also for the best comedy performance. He was also ranked as 17th in the 50 great stars of all time on TV Guide. The Billboard Magazine has placed his first album amongst the top 20 list of popular albums over the 40 years.
He has also received the Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In the year 2002, he has won the Mark Twain Prize for American Humour. In 2012, October, 17, he was honoured by the Loyola University by naming the new theatre in his name, The Newhart Family Theatre. He has also won Primetime Emmy Award in 2013, September for Guest Actor role in The Big Bang Theory, a comedy series.
The estimated net worth of Bob Newhart is about $65 million. His net worth includes the monologue comedy album.
Full name: George Robert Newhart
Date of birth: 1929, 5 September
Birth place: Oak Park, Illinois, United States
Age: 87 years
Profession: Actor, Stand-up comedian
Height: 1.72 m
Weight: 68 Kg
Net worth: $65 million