Bob Odenkirk is an American actor and comedian best known for his role in Breaking Bad. He is also known for his lead role in Nobody.
From appearing as Saul Goodman to portraying Jimmy McGill, Odenkirk has had around 121 acting credits under his belt. Besides he also has 39 writing and 25 producing credits.
As for his personal life, he’s married to Naomi Odenkirk and has two kids with her. Let’s get to know more about him!
Top 30 Facts about Bob Odenkirk
- Bob Odenkirk was born Robert John Odenkirk on October 22, 1962, in Berwyn, Illinois, US, to parents Walter and Barbara Baier Odenkirk.
- He has six siblings.
- One of his six siblings, Bill Odenkirk is a comedy writer.
- His parents parted ways when he was a child.
- His father died in 1986 due to bone cancer.
- Odenkirk graduated from Naperville North High School at 16 years of age.
- He went on to attend College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Illionois just to transfer to Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and again to Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois. He graduated in 1984.
- He also attended Players Workshop to learn improv.
- On December 15, 2019, he was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Performing Arts by South Illinois University.
Married to Naomi Yomtov
- Bob Odenkirk is currently married to Naomi Yomtov.
- The pair walked down the aisle in 1997.
- Bob and Naomi met for the first time in 1994 during one of his comedy shows in West Hollywood.
- Naomi developed a crush on him at first sight but refused to meet him when people offered to introduce her to him.
- They met again on a set but Bob didn’t seem to notice her.
- However, things changed when they met at a comedy club in Santa Monica.
I didn’t know why he finally noticed me. It’s not like I suddenly became his type. I still don’t think I’m his type, but we get along great.Naomi on getting along with her husband!
- They started dating and in 1997, they got married.
Mother of Two
- From Bob’s marriage with Naomi, the duo welcomed two kids.
- They had their first child, son, Nathan Odenkirk in December 1998.
- Similarly, they welcomed their second kid, daughter, Erin Odenkirk in 2000.
- Nathan, 22, is a student at DePaul University.
- In early 2021, he contracted the coronavirus.
I didn’t have to be hospitalized, and it didn’t last as long as it’s lasted for some people. But it still sucked. It still really, really hurt. There were weeks where I couldn’t really get out of bed.Nathan on getting COVID!
- Bob’s son is all fine now. He currently plans to spend his time in LA writing and producing a radio play.
- He is also involved in The Inquirist Magazine.
Net Worth of $16 Million
- Bob Odenkirk’s net worth is estimated at around $16 million as of 2021.
- He started working while in college as a radio DJ for WIDB, a non-broadcast college station at SIU.
- While there, he created a comedy show, The Prime Time Special and worked alongside Greg Weindorf and Matt Helser.
- He has went on to work in Saturday Night Live, The Ben Stiller Show, Breaking Bad, How I Met Your Mother, Fargo, Better Call Saul, and so on.
- Bob has also won two Primetime Emmys; one for Saturday Night Live in 1989, and the other for The Ben Stiller Show in 1993.
Box Office Collection
|Movies||Roles||Budget||Box Office Collection|
|Nobody (2021)||Hutch Mansell||$16 million||$56.7 million|
|Little Women (2019)||Father Robert March||$40 million||$218.9 million|
|Dolemite Is My Name (2019)||Lawrence Woolner||$140,000||$10 million|
|Long Shot (2019)||President Chambers||$40 million||$53.9 million|
|Incredibles 2 (2018)||Winston Deavor||$200 million||$1.243 billion|
|The Post (2017)||Ben Bagdikian||$50 million||$179.8 million|
|The Disaster Artist (2017)||Stanislavski Teacher||$10 million||$29.8 million|
|Freaks of Nature (2015)||Shooter Parker||$33 million||$70,958|
|Hell and Back (2015)||The Devil||–||$157,768|
|Nebraska (2013)||Ross Grant||$13.5 million||$27.7 million|
|Movie 43 (2013)||P.I.||$6 million||$32.4 million|
|The Spectacular Now (2013)||Dan||$2.5 million||$6.9 million|
|Dealin’ with Idiots (2013)||Coach Jimbo||–||$16,757|
|The Giant Mechanical Man (2012)||Mark||$900,000||$7,396|
|Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie (2012)||Schlaaang Announcer||$3 million||$201,436|
|Take Me Home Tonight (2011)||Mike||$19 million||$7.4 million|
|Blood Into Wine (2010)||French winemaker||$26 million||$1.1 million|
|Super High Me (2007)||Bob||$600,000||–|
|The Brothers Solomon (2007)||Jim Treacher||$10 million||$1 million|
|Let’s Go to Prison (2006)||Duane||$4 million||$4.63 million|
|Sarah Silverman: Jesus Is Magic (2005)||Manager||–||$1.2 million|
|My Big Fat Independent Movie (2004)||Steve||$3 million||$4,655|
|Melvin Goes to Dinner (2003)||Keith||–||$4,168|
|Monkeybone (2001)||Morgue surgeon||$75 million||$7.6 million|
|Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001)||Forest Animal/Dog||$70 million||$176.1 million|
|The Independent (2000)||Figure||$175 million||$332 million|
|Waiting for Guffman (1996)||Caped man at the audition||$4 million||$2.9 million|
|The Cable Guy (1996)||Steven’s brother||$47 million||$102.8 million|
|The Truth About Cats & Dogs (1996)||Bookstore man||–||$34 million|
|Wayne’s World 2 (1993)||Concert nerd||$40 million||$48.2 million|
- Bob has a 2,827 square feet house in Hollywood Hills that he bought for $3.3 million in 2015.
- In the same year, he sold one of his Hollywood Hills house for $2.45 million. He had put the place for sale for $2.499 million.
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