Bob Iger is an American businessman as well as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company and it was announced on 7th October of 2011 that he would become a Chairman of the Board after the retirement of John Pepper in March 2012. During his career till now, he has earned good amount of salary and his net worth is calculated to be around $85 million. At present, his residence is in Los Angeles, California, United States of America.
Bob Iger is one among the popular and most loved celebrities on the TV screen, to whom we have been known as well as seeing daily. Some of you have also been his fan for a long time as well as you may want to get some more information related to him. Some of you may also be having information related to Iger’s professional and personal life from different gossip pages, newspapers as well as magazines. Previous to working for Disney, he used to work as the President of ABC Television where he served from 1994 till 1995. Additionally, he was also the President and Chief Operating Officer of Capital Cities/ABC, Inc.
Now, let’s extract few more details regarding the personal biography of Iger which has been obtained from various sources. He is the native of New York City, New York, United States. He came into this world on 10th February of the year 1951 which has now made him reach the age of 65. Although he is known by the name Bob Iger, his real name is Robert Allen Iger. He was raised up in Long Island town of Oceanside, New York.
He went to study at Fulton Avenue School and Oceanside High School from where he graduated in 1969. After that, he attended the Roy H. Park School of Communications at the Ithaca College, and from there, he graduated in 1973 with Bachelor of Science Degree in TV and Radio. His parents are Mimi and Arthur L. Iger.
It was in 1972 when he started his career in media as the host of Campus Probe which was a TV show of Ithaca College. He had dreamed of becoming a news anchor; however, he worked as a weatherman in Ithaca for five months before he shifted his career goals. Later in 1974, he joined American Broadcasting Company. At present, he is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company.
Bob Iger has been active in this field for years and it is sure that during this long period, he must have won multiple fans and followers in his career. He has more than thousands of followers on the Facebook and Instagram accounts. He is also active on the Twitter page and the link to his page is https://twitter.com/igerbobdisney. Besides, more information regarding his personal and professional life can be accessed from different sites.
Apart from that, Bob has married twice. He first married with Kathleen Susan Iger and then after separating from her, he got remarried with Willow Bay. At present, he has been earning the salary of US$44.9 million and his net worth is estimated to be around $85 million. His residence is in Los Angeles, California, United States of America.