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Robert Allen Iger Wiki Biography
Robert Allen Iger was born on the 10th February 1951 in Oceanside, New York, USA, of American and Jewish ancestry. He is widely known for being an American businessman and, currently, the CEO and the Chairman of The Walt Disney Company. His career has been active since 1970s. The
Have you ever wondered how rich Bob Iger is? According to authoritative sources, it is estimated that Iger’s net worth is currently well over $100 million, with his total his annual salary equalling more than $30 million. Obviously, all his wealth is being accumulated during his work in the business industry, now spanning more than 40 years.
Bob Iger Net Worth $100 Million
Bob Iger grew up in Long Island, Oceanside, in a Jewish family. His father, Arthur was a veteran of World War II who worked as a manager of the Greenvale Marketing Corporation, and his mother, Mimi, was a teacher at the Boardman Junior High School. After his education at Fulton Avenue School, he attended the Roy H. Park School of Communications, Ithaca College in New York, and graduated with a BA degree in TV and Radio Communications.
Soon after graduation, his career on TV began, as he was appointed as a weather man on one of the local television stations. In 1974, he made progress and joined the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), and slowly began to climb up the ladder in the company.
His efforts were rewarded in 1989, when he was named the company`s head of entertainment which certainly increased his net worth. However, he assumed the position of president in 1993 and served until 1994, while in addition he was Capital Cities/ABC senior vice president from March 1993 and then became executive vice president in July 1993. In 1994, he was appointed as president and chief operating officer of Capital Cities/ABC.
Two years later, Capital Cities/ABC was bought by The Walt Disney Company, and given the new name of Capital Cities\ABC, ABC. Inc. – Iger remained the president until 1999.
Thanks to his skills, Bob advanced pretty fast, and was soon named president of Walt Disney International, and also the chairman of the ABC, which certainly increased his net worth.
In 2000, Bob`s net worth increased further, as he was appointed as president and chief operating officer, becoming the second man of the company, behind CEO and Chairman Michael Eisner.
However, his career didn`t stop there, as only five years later, it was announced that Bob would succeed as chief executive officer.
While serving as Disney`s CEO, Bob`s net worth increased considerably, as in 2009 alone he received $29 million in total salary, and by 2015, that had increased to $46.5 million.
Iger is responsible for Disney`s successful business ventures, which include acquiring of Pixar, for $7.4 billion in 2006, and adding Marvel Entertainment in 2009, and Lucasfilm in 2012.
To speak of his other successful ventures, Bob Iger made a bid to build new stadiums for the NFL clubs San Deigo Chargers and Oakland Raiders, and if he is selected, Bob will have a minor ownership of one of the teams.
If to talk about the personal life of Bob Iger, it is known that he has married twice, firstly to Kathleen Sugar with whom he has two children, and secondly to Willow Bay, a journalist, since 1995 with whom he has two sons – they live in Los Angeles, California. Bob has been recognised as a philanthropist; Steven Spielberg, founder of the Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education, rewarded him with the Ambassador for Humanity Award in 2012.
|Full Name||Bob Iger|
|Net Worth||$100 Million|
|Date Of Birth||10th February 1951|
|Place Of Birth||Oceanside, New York, USA|
|Profession||American businessman, CEO and the Chairman of The Walt Disney Company|
|Education||Ithaca College, New York|
|Spouse||Willow Bay, Susan Iger|
|Children||William Iger, Amanda Iger, Kate Iger, Robert Maxwell Iger|
|Parents||Arthur Iger, Mimi Iger|
|Awards||PGA Milestone Award, DGA Honorary Life Member Award|
|1||Father, with Willow Bay, of two children.|
|2||Current President of the Walt Disney Company (2006).|
|The Armor of Light||2015||Documentary special thanks - as Robert Iger|
|Blank: A Vinylmation Love Story||2014||Short special thanks|
|The Imagineering Story||Documentary filming||Himself|
|Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - World Premiere||2016||TV Movie||Himself - CEO, The Walt Disney Company (as Bob Iger)|
|Good Morning America||2012-2016||TV Series||Himself - Chairman and CEO, Disney / Himself|
|Secrets of the Force Awakens: A Cinematic Journey||2016||Documentary||Himself|
|Toy Story at 20: To Infinity and Beyond||2015||TV Movie documentary||Himself - Chaiman & CEO, The Walt Disney Company (as Bob Iger)|
|The View||2009-2013||TV Series||Himself|
|A Tribute to Anne Sweeney: Newhouse Mirror Awards||2013||Short||Himself|
|Disney Cruise Line: Behind the Magic||2013||TV Movie documentary||Himself - CEO, The Walt Disney Company (as Bob Iger)|
|Kathleen Kennedy 2013 Pioneer of the Year Award Tribute Reel||2013||Documentary short||Himself|
|Inside Pixar||2013||TV Movie documentary||Himself - Walt Disney Co. CEO (as Bob Iger)|
|Mad Money w/ Jim Cramer||2012||TV Series||Himself - President and Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company|
|Live with Kelly and Ryan||2011||TV Series||Himself|
|Charlie Rose||2011||TV Series||Herself - Guest / Himself - Guest|
|Entertainment Tonight||2008||TV Series||Himself|
|Disneyland: Secrets, Stories, & Magic||2007||Video documentary||Himself - President and CEO, The Walt Disney Company (as Bob Iger)|
|The Pixar Story||2007||Documentary||Himself (as Bob Iger)|
|The Star Wars Show||2016||TV Series short||Himself - CEO: Disney|
|Consuming Kids: The Commercialization of Childhood||2008||Documentary||Himself|
|2014||Milestone Award||PGA Awards|
|2010||DGA Honorary Life Member Award||Directors Guild of America, USA|