Bob Iger

Bob Iger

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Bob Iger is an American Businessman, Chairman of the board, and the former CEO of The Walt Disney Company. He was one of the important people for the reinvigoration of Walt Disney Animation Studios.

Early Life

He was born into the world on February 10, 1951, in New York City, New York, United State of America. As of 2021, he is 70 years old. His father’s name is Arthur L. Iger and his mother’s name is Mimi Tunick. There is no data on his siblings. He follows the Christianity religion and belongs to the White Caucasian ethnicity. His Zodiac sign is Aquarius.

As of his education, he studied at the Fulton Avenue School and later graduated from the Oceanside High School in 1969. Moreover, he also graduated with a degree in Television and Radio from the Bachelor of Science from Ithaca College.

Professional Life

At an early age, he started his career as the host of Campus Probe in the Ithaca College TV show. He wanted to be a news anchor and worked as the weather presenter at Ithaca. Then he joined the American Broadcasting Company working as the menial labor. Then in 1988, he names the senior program executive for the Calgary Winter Olympics. During the weather disturb delay events, he focused on interesting stories to broadcast the schedule. Later one year he named ABC Entertainment head. Then in 1993 he was vice president of ABC and then in 1994 he was the president of ABC corporate parents.

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Caption: Bob Iger former THe Walt Disney CEO (Sources: Los Angeles Times)

Later, when The Walt Disney Company purchased the company he was promoted to the COO of the organization in 2000. He held the position for fifteen years until 2020. Under him, the company organization disband the strategic planning division and oversaw the acquisition of Pixar of $7.4 billion all-stock transactions. Moreover, he also acquires Marvel entertainment, right of Star Wars. Other than that he has contributed vastly to making Disney one of the major organizations of the world.

Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of around $350 million as of 2021. His sources of income are from a major role in the business organization. The major source of enormous net worth is by being the CEO of Disney for more than a decade. Other than that his assets and net worth are not known yet.

Other than that he named TIME’s Businessperson of year in 2019, World’s Most Powerful People by Forbes magazine in 2018, Top Gun CEO in 2009, CEO of the year in 2014, etc. Moreover, he was inducted into the Television Academy of Ame in January 2020 as well as the 25th Annual Broadcasting Cable  Hall of Fame 2015.

Personal Life

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Caption: Bob Iger and wife Willow Bay (Sources: Variety)

He was married to Kathleen Susan Iger. However, the marriage didn’t last as it ended in divorce. Together he has two daughters but the name is not known. Later, in 1995 he married the journalist Willow Bay in New York. Together they have two sons name Max Iger and William Iger in 1998 and 2002. Other than that there are no rumors and controversy regarding him. However, he handled the sexual assault against the Disney executives.

Body Measurement and Social Media

Bob Iger is 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m) tall and has a body weight of around 75 Kg (171 lbs). Besides that, his body measurement is not known yet. he has pair of brown eyes and grey hair.

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Caption: Bob Iger chat with Oprah Winfrey (Sources: Oprah Daily)

He is active on Twitter on account @RobertIger which has more than 222 k followers. Besides that, he is not active on Instagram, Facebook, etc.