Bob Iger

by follers on March 3, 2017

Birth Name: Robert Allen Iger

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 10, 1951

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Bob Iger is American businessperson. He is the chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of The Walt Disney Company. He was previously president of ABC Television, and the president and chief operating officer (COO) of Capital Cities/ABC, Inc.

Bob is the son of Miriam “Mimi” A. (Tunick) and Arthur Lawrence Iger. His parents were both born in New York. Bob is married to television correspondent, editor, author, and model Willow Bay, with whom he has two children. He also has two children with his former wife, Kathleen Susan Iger.

Bob’s paternal grandparents were Joseph Iger and Eva Zwern. Joseph was born in Oklahoma, to Austrian Jewish parents. Eva was born in New York, to Russian Jewish parents.

Bob’s maternal grandparents were Irving Tunick and Jenny/Jennie. Irving was a Russian Jewish immigrant. Jenny was Austrian Jewish.

Sources: Bob’s father on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Bob’s father – http://www.legacy.com

Bob’s mother on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Obituary of Bob’s mother – http://obits.dignitymemorial.com

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