World gets you soon if you are rich and famous. Robert 'Bob' Iger hurdled up in business since the young age and garnered the name as one of the wealthiest persons in the world. Starting his career from the media field, he managed the Walt Disney Company as President after dipping oneself to the business world.
Also, Robert has an honorable name in philanthropy and leadership role in corporate citizenship at USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education.
Salary & Net Worth
As an American businessman, Bob Iger has summoned an estimated net worth of $350 million. His annual salary is expected to be around $50 million. Bob, who now serves as the CEO and the Chairman of The Walt Disney Company, started his career as a local TV weatherman. In the 70s', he joined the American Broadcasting Company and became the President of Network Television Group and COO of Capital Cities/ABC.
After the Walt Disney Company bought the COO of Capital Cities/ABC, Bob became the President of the Walt Disney in 1999. Also, within a half-decade, he became the CEO of Disney. Besides that, he was one of the parts of the billion-dollar Pixar acquisition and also got named a director at Apple Company.
With all his business efforts and executions, he earns 1000 times more than any employee of the company. Back in 2018, he summoned $65.7 million, and in 2019, the modest compensation will be the estimated value of $35 million.
Summing up his earnings and fortunes, he rejoices an annual corporate profit of $13.1 billion.
Apart from his career, Bob listed his New York's Fifth Avenue's house-sized home for sale for $18.75 million. The estate, which has an area of 4,500 square feet, also has four bedrooms and five bathrooms.
The 68-year-old business executive, Bob Iger was previously married to Susan Iger. The wedding date and the history of romance with his first wife Susan remain unknown. They broke off their relationship in 1994 after a few years of their marriage.
In the course of their low-key romantic life, the former couple welcomed two daughters, Kathleen and Amanda.
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After a year of his divorce with Susan, Bob directed his romantic flaws towards Willow Bay aka Kristine Carlin Bay. She is a media personality best known for her works in Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!, CNN NewsStand, MSNBC Live, and Untitled Victor Skrebneski Documentary.
The couple shared their wedding vows on 7 October 1995 in Bridgehampton, Long Island. The couple said 'I do,' in a ceremony officiated by Cantor William Walton, with a Roman Catholic Priest, the Rev. Roland Ghirlando.
Bob Iger with his wife, Willow, and sons (Photo: hollywoodreporter.com)
Throughout their long-term married life, the couple welcomed two sons, namely; Robert “Maxwell” Iger and William. As of now, the happily married couple enjoys their romantic life of over two and a half-decade.
Bio, Education, Family
The American businessman Bob was born on 10 February 1951 in Long Island, New York. The 68-year-old business executive stands at a height of 6 feet and 2 inches tall with appropriate body measurements. He pursued his education from Ithaca College and later attended Western State College of Law.
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Bob was born to a prosperous family to his parents, Miriam A. “Mimi” (Tunick) and Arthur Lawrence Iger. His father is the Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Greenvale (L.I.) Marketing Corporation. Also, he serves as a professor of advertising and public relations at the New York Institute of Technology.