Bob Newhart Net Worth is $65 Million (as of 2020)
Newhart is quoted saying: „I’m most proud of the longevity of my marriage, my kids, and my grandchildren. If you don’t have that, you really don’t have very much“. But these are not the only things that the 84-year-old has to be proud of. As for the day, Bob Newhart net worth stands at $65 million dollars and he also has some really great performances in his account. But how did the man who used to work as an accountant for for United States Gypsum ended up having his own television show? And what are the main sources of Bob Newhart net worth? We are going to answer these questions in the following paragraphs.
|Net Worth:||$65 Million|
|Age:||90 years old|
|Height:||5 ft 7 in (1.72 m)|
|Date of birth:||Sep 05, 1929|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Occupation:||Actor, Musician, Screenwriter, Comedian, Accountant, Copywriter, Stand-up comedian, Voice Actor|
After graduation from St. Ignatius College Prep, Newhart has studied business management at the Loyola University of Chicago. But as the millionaire has put it, he never was a Certified Public Accountant, just a man who happened to have a degree in public accounting, because the getting a certificate „would require passing a test, which I would not have been able to do.“ You have to love the honesty of this man… I guess Bob‘s lack of skill and passion for his job was obvious for his boss too and he had the stones to tell it straight to Bob‘s face, without trying to sugarcoat the truth. Strangely, it turned out to be the confrontation Newhart needed to find his real purpose in life: „Probably the best advice I ever got in my life was from the head of the accounting department, Mr. Hutchinson, I believe at the Glidden Company in Chicago, and he told me, ‘You really aren’t cut out for accounting.’“ This was true and Bob new it, so he did not stay in that job for too long.
Instead, he started trying to build his career on the talent he had and that was talent for comedy. The millionaire has always had a great sense of humor and more importantly, he has always appreciated this gift. Bob is quoted saying: „the only way to survive is to have a sense of humor”. “People with a sense of humor tend to be less egocentric and more realistic in their view of the world and more humble in moments of success and less defeated in times of travail.“ His first comedy album was released in 1960, topped Billboard pop albums chart and added a solid sum to Bob Newhart net worth. It remains the 20th best selling comedy album in history to this day. Following this breakthrough the comedian has worked on situation comedies The Bob Newhart Show and Newhart – these shows contributed to Bob Newhart net worth growth too. Most recently, the actor has won his first Emmy Award for the performance in The Big Bang Theory.