Bob Odenkirk Biography, Net Worth, Movies, TV Shows, Wife and Facts

Robert John Odenkirk was born in Berwyn, Illinois, to Barbara (Baier) and Walter Odenkirk, who worked in printing. His ancestors are German and Irish. He grew up as the second of seven children in Naperville, Illinois. He was a DJ for WIDB, Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s college radio station. He moved to Chicago three credits shy of graduation. He began working in local improv workshops there. For several years, he also performed open-mic stand-up comedy. In Chicago, he met Robert Smigel, who later helped him become a writer for Saturday Night Live (1975).

In 1987, Bob was hired as a writer for Saturday Night Live (1975), and in 1989, he went on to win an Emmy for his writing work. He worked on the show from seasons 13 to 20 (1987–1995). However, he had trouble getting his work on the air, so he began work as a writer for Get a Life (1990), starring Chris Elliott. The show was quickly canceled, but he was soon hired as writer for The Dennis Miller Show (1992). On that show, he made his acting debut and was noticed by Ben Stiller, who later hired him as a writer and actor for The Ben Stiller Show (1992). The show only lasted for 13 episodes, but Bob won another Emmy for his writing.

Bob Odenkirk BioInformation
Official SitesBob Odenkirk’s Official Facebook, Bob Odenkirk’s Official Twitter
Alternative NameVance Hammersly
Height5′ 9″ (1.75 m)
Born22 October 1962 (age 61 years)
SpouseNaomi Odenkirk
ChildrenErin Odenkirk, Nate Odenkirk
ParentsBarbara Odenkirk
RelativesBill Odenkirk (Sibling), Keenan Odenkirk (Niece or Nephew)

Bob Odenkirk Net Worth

Bob Odenkirk is an American actor, comedian, writer, director, and producer who has a net worth of $16 million.

He is also a successful director and producer, having worked on a number of projects. Following his breakthrough performance as Saul Goodman, Odenkirk has appeared in a number of high-profile roles in television shows and films. In addition, Odenkirk is a well-known voice actor.

Bob Odenkirk Net Worth GrowthNet Worth Millions
Bob Odenkirk Net Worth 2023$16 Millions
Bob Odenkirk Net Worth 2022$13 Millions
Bob Odenkirkn Net Worth 2021$10 Millions
Bob Odenkirk Net Worth 2020$7 Millions
Bob Odenkirk Net Worth 2019$5 Millions

Bob Odenkirk Movies and TV Shows (Filmography)

Here is a list of Movies and TV shows Bob Odenkirk has been a part of

Nobody (2021)

Genre: Action, Crime

Rating: 7.4/10, 84%

Girlfriend’s Day (2017)

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Rating: 5.2/10, 43%

Found Footage Festival Volume 5: Live in Milwaukee (2010)

Genre: Comedy

Rating: 8.2/10

Hell and Back (2015)

Genre: Animation, Adventure

Rating: 5.3/10

Mr. Show with Bob and David: Fantastic Newness (1996)

Genre: Comedy

Rating: 8.6/10

Run Ronnie Run (2002)

Genre: Comedy

Rating: 6.2/10, 71%

The Post (2017)

Genre: Biography, Drama

Rating: 7.2/10, 88%

Nebraska (2013)

Genre: Drama

Rating: 7.7/10, 91%

Boulevard (2014)

Genre: Drama

Rating: 5.8/10, 53%

Long Shot (2019)

Genre: Comedy, Romance

Rating: 6.8/10, 82%

Incredibles 2 (2018)

Genre: Animation, Action

Rating: 7.6/10, 93%

Relative Strangers (2006)

Genre: Comedy

Rating: 5.3/10

Ass Backwards (2013)

Genre: Adventure, Comedy

Rating: 4.3/10, 27%

Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie (2012)

Genre: Comedy

Rating: 5.3/10, 38%

The Giant Mechanical Man (2012)

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Rating: 6.7/10, 70%

Little Women (2019)

Genre: Drama, Romance

Rating: 7.8/10, 95%

The Red Sandwich Christmas Hour (2007)

Genre: Comedy

Freaks of Nature (2015)

Genre: Comedy, Horror

Rating: 5.9/10, 0%

A Belly Full of Anger (2012)

Genre: Comedy

Rating: 5.5/10

Monkeybone (2001)

Genre: Comedy, Fantasy

Rating: 4.8/10, 20%

The Brothers Solomon (2007)

Genre: Comedy

Rating: 5.3/10, 16%

The People’s Joker (2022)

Genre: Not Specified

Rating: 6.4/10, 100%

Son of Morning (2011)

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Rating: 3.9/10

Operation: Endgame (2010)

Genre: Action, Comedy

Rating: 4.9/10, 40%

The Spectacular Now (2013)

Genre: Drama, Romance

Rating: 7.1/10, 91%

Take Me Home Tonight (2011)

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Rating: 6.3/10, 28%

Can’t Stop Dancing (1999)

Genre: Comedy

Rating: 4.1/10

Dealin’ with Idiots (2013)

Genre: Comedy

Rating: 5.4/10, 37%

The Truth About Cats & Dogs (1996)

Genre: Comedy, Romance

Rating: 6.3/10, 85%

Hacks (1997)

Genre: Mystery, Comedy

Rating: 4.7/10

Let’s Go to Prison (2006)

Genre: Comedy, Crime

Rating: 5.9/10, 13%

Cake Boy (2005)

Genre: Comedy

Rating: 6.9/10

Team Spitz (2010)

Genre: Comedy

Rating: 6/10

Next! (2002)

Genre: Not Specified

Rating: 6/10

The Comedy Can Television Series (2007)

Genre: Comedy

Rating: 5.7/10

Mr. Show and the Incredible, Fantastical News Report (1998)

Genre: Comedy

Rating: 8.5/10

Bob Odenkirk Wife

  • Bob Odernkirk is married to Naomi Odenkirk (née Yomtov). The couple tied the knot in 1997. They have two children together.
  • Naomi Yomtov, who would go on to marry Bob in 1997, has long been involved in Hollywood’s behind-the-scenes work. Having served as an assistant at the William Morris talent agency, she actively “scouted new talent at comedy clubs across Los Angeles,” according to a 2014 Playboy profile. During this period, she represented notable figures such as Jenna Fischer, Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader, Casey Wilson, and Derek Waters, the latter two being from Drunk History. Naomi is recognized for identifying Bill Hader’s potential while he was a production assistant on The Frank International Film Festival, a comedic short accompanying the DVD release of Bob Odenkirk’s directorial debut, Melvin Goes to Dinner.

Bob Odenkirk Age

Bob Odenkirk was born on October 22, 1962 As of today, his age is 61 years

Bob Odenkirk Facts

1. Bob Odenkirk has a brother named Bill who is a Simpsons writer.

2. Odenkirk did not have a good time on Saturday Night Live.

3. Mr. Show was so amusing that they had to edit out the laughs.

4. He auditioned for the part of Michael Scott in The Office.

5. He had never seen a single episode of Breaking Bad before being cast in it.

6. For Better Call Saul, Odenkirk received special Cinnabon training.

7. On Better Call Saul, Odenkirk shared a house with his co-stars.

8. Odenkirk will remain at AMC for the time being.

9. Before transitioning to acting, Bob Odenkirk worked as a comedy writer for popular sketch comedy shows such as Saturday Night Live and The Ben Stiller Show.

10. Prior to becoming a well-known actor, Odenkirk worked as a telemarketer, selling newspaper subscriptions.

11. Odenkirk speaks Spanish fluently and will appear in the Spanish-language film “Isla” in 2021.

12. Bob Odenkirk is a skilled drama actor in addition to his comedic roles. He was praised for his performance as Jimmy McGill/Saul Goodman in the television series “Better Call Saul.”

13. Odenkirk is a skilled improviser who has trained with notable improvisers such as Del Close and Amy Poehler.

Bob Odenkirk Careert Timeline

1962- Bob Odenkirk is born in Illinois.

1987- He joins the writing staff of SNL.

1995- He co-stars and co-creates Mr. Show with David Cross.

2015- He gets his own spin-off series Better Call Saul.

2018- He voices Winston Deavor in Incredibles 2.

2021- He stars as an action hero in Nobody.

Bob Odenkirk Quotes

“If I had my life to live over again, I would focus on the getting and eating of ice cream.”

“Whenever someone says, I love writing,’ I always think, ‘You probably suck at writing.”

“All people are sad clowns.”

“Humans are ridiculous.”

“I always wrote risque comedy and crude comedy.”

“To me, great writing – and when you can really make something wonderful out of it as an actor – is when your character has a sense of self-awareness.”

“‘Monty Python’ became my religion when I was 10.”

Frequently Asked Questions About Bob Odenkirk

What is Bob Odenkirk famous for?

Bob Odenkirk is famous for playing Saul Goodman, an underhanded lawyer, in the hit AMC television show Breaking Bad and at the center of its prequel, Better Call Saul.

What movies has Bob Odenkirk written?

Bob wrote Run Ronnie Run (2002) and directed three feature films: Melvin Goes to Dinner (2003), Let’s Go to Prison (2006) and The Brothers Solomon (2007)

Did Bob Odenkirk actually fall?

The “Breaking Bad” and “Better Call Saul” star’s collapse was due to a “heart-related” issue, his representatives told USA TODAY in a statement

How old is Bob Odenkirk right now?

Bob Odenkirk is 61 years old. He was born on October 22, 1962

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