30 Facts to Know about Actor Bob Odenkirk!

Bob Odenkirk posing for a photo. Source: Instagram

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

  1. Bob Odenkirk was born Robert John Odenkirk on October 22, 1962, in Berwyn, Illinois, US, to parents Walter and Barbara Baier Odenkirk.
  2. He has six siblings.
  3. One of his six siblings, Bill Odenkirk is a comedy writer.
  4. His parents parted ways when he was a child.
  5. His father died in 1986 due to bone cancer.
  6. Odenkirk graduated from Naperville North High School at 16 years of age.
  7. 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.
  8. He also attended Players Workshop to learn improv.
  9. On December 15, 2019, he was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Performing Arts by South Illinois University.

Married to Naomi Yomtov

  1. Bob Odenkirk is currently married to Naomi Yomtov.
  2. The pair walked down the aisle in 1997.
  3. Bob and Naomi met for the first time in 1994 during one of his comedy shows in West Hollywood.
  4. Naomi developed a crush on him at first sight but refused to meet him when people offered to introduce her to him.
  5. They met again on a set but Bob didn’t seem to notice her.
  6. 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!
  1. They started dating and in 1997, they got married.

Mother of Two

  1. From Bob’s marriage with Naomi, the duo welcomed two kids.
  2. They had their first child, son, Nathan Odenkirk in December 1998.
  3. Similarly, they welcomed their second kid, daughter, Erin Odenkirk in 2000.
  4. Nathan, 22, is a student at DePaul University.
  5. 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!
  1. Bob’s son is all fine now. He currently plans to spend his time in LA writing and producing a radio play.
  2. He is also involved in The Inquirist Magazine.

Net Worth of $16 Million

  1. Bob Odenkirk’s net worth is estimated at around $16 million as of 2021.
  2. He started working while in college as a radio DJ for WIDB, a non-broadcast college station at SIU.
  3. While there, he created a comedy show, The Prime Time Special and worked alongside Greg Weindorf and Matt Helser.
  4. 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.
  5. 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

MoviesRolesBudgetBox 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
Boulevard (2014)Winston$126,150
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
Budget and Box Office Collection of Bob Odenkirk’s movies.


  1. Bob has a 2,827 square feet house in Hollywood Hills that he bought for $3.3 million in 2015.
  2. 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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