Career and net worth
Bob Newhart initially worked as an accountant for United States Gypsum but he realized that it was not the proper career path for him. He then slowly switched into comedy and acting for which he has praised and complimented. It was in 1962 when his show “The Bob Newhart Show” was aired for the first time that leads him to the success and has never looked back ever since. There was a time when the show faced severe competition from Sanford and Son, Maude and The Waltons but it still managed to become a hit. His comedy album “The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart” was also a huge success. It was ranked number one on the Billboard chart and was also a world’s best seller followed by his next album “Button-down Mind Strikes Back”. Considering his successful career, various sources claim that Bob Newhart net worth stands at $65 million however his exact salary is unknown.
Talking about his personal life, it has been quite simple and subtle. Bob Newhart was married to Virginia Quinn on January 12, 1963, and the couples have been living happily ever since. They have altogether four children whom they dearly love and provide with all the support they need. They are Roman Catholic and have raised their children as such. Apart from this, he did go through a serious situation in his life when he was rushed to the emergency room due to polycythemia, a result of heavy smoking. However, he did make a recovery after few weeks.
Bob Newhart despite his age still looks quite healthy and fit. Though he had to be in an emergency room once, he was able to recover himself from it. He stands tall with 5 feet and 8 inches of height and has an average body build. He always dresses smartly in his designer suits.
Wiki and facts
Details on Bob Newhart can be easily found all over the internet as he is such a great personality. There are various wiki sites as well as his own Wikipedia page with his bio for those who want to extract information on him.