Bob Saget RIP
Birth Name: Robert Lane Saget
Date of Birth: May 17, 1956
Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Date of Death: January 9, 2022
Place of Death: Orange County, Florida, U.S.
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish
Bob Saget was an American stand-up comedian, actor, television host, and director. He starred on the sitcom Full House, narrated another, How I Met Your Mother, spent years hosting game shows America’s Funniest Home Videos and 1 vs. 100, and directed and starred in the film Benjamin (2018).
Bob was the son of Rosalyn “Dolly,” a hospital administrator, and Benjamin Morton Saget, a supermarket executive. He was raised partly in Norfolk, Virginia. Bob was married to food and travel blogger Kelly Rizzo, until his death. He had three children with his former wife Sherri Kramer.
Bob’s paternal grandfather was Itsik Meier/Mayer “Isadore/Issi” Zaget/Saget (the son of Jankel Leib “Jacob” Zogut/Zhogot/Zaget and Libba Mindel Fingerhut/Finerhoit). Isadore was a Latvian Jewish emigrant, born in or around Riga. Jankel was the son of Yusel “Joseph” Zogut and Sarah. Libba was the daughter of Itsik Fingerhut/Finerhoit and Geite.
Bob’s paternal grandmother was named Jennie/Jenny Greber. Jennie was a Russian Jewish immigrant.
Bob’s maternal grandfather was named Louis Comer (the son of Lipa Comer and Rebecca). Louis was a Russian Jewish immigrant.
Bob’s maternal grandmother was Bella Brown (the daughter of Leon Brown and Katie Benson). Bella was a Russian Jewish immigrant.
Bob’s father on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org