Nickname: Robert John Odenkirk
Date of birth: the 22nd of November, 1962
Profession: actor, comedian, writer
Nationality: United States of America
Source of wealth: television, movies
“Breaking Bad” is undoubtedly one of the best TV shows in the world. The crime series told the viewers a story of a chemistry teacher Walter White (Bryan Cranston), who later became the most reputable drug dealer in USA and his talented student and companion Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul). The series gained incredible popularity in USA and Europe and propelled careers of actors, who played the regular roles. One of them was a talented actor and comedian Bob Odenkirk.
He appeared in the series for the first time during the 2nd season and played there till the last (fifth) season. Odenkirk portrayed Saul Goodman, the cunning lawyer of the main characters with extensive contacts in the criminal world. That role, actually, made Bob Odenkirk name internationally popular and contributed to his net worth.
Currently Bob Odenkirk fortune is $10 million. He earned this money through acting in various movies and TV series. The most popular of them are an adventurous drama “Nebraska”, a melodrama “The Giant Mechanical Man”, and a thriller “The Cable Guy”.
One the best Bob Odenkirk’s screen appearances took place in the episode of iconic TV series “How I Met Your Mother”, where he acted opposite Neil Patrick Harris.
In addition to acting, Bob Odenkirk made some cash through writing. The talented comedy writer, he contributed to popular TV shows, such as “Saturday Night Live”, “The Dennis Miller Show” etc.
Odenkirk lent his famous face to endorse several popular brands. It turned him back with an income. The actor advertised “Miller Brewing Company” and a popular Korean brand “Samsung”.
Thus Bob Odenkirk saved his wealth. But how did that all start?
The future comedian Bob Odenkirk was born in Naperville, IL in the family of Walter and Barbara Odenkirk. His father was involved into printing business and mother spent all her time with 7 children.
Bob was a shy introvert in his teen years. He came home from school and sat at a big writing table to write jokes or comedy stories. The boy didn’t plan to become a writer or an actor, he just enjoyed the process.
When his studying at school was over, Odenkirk entered Southern Illinois University. There he tried his hand in entertaining people for the first time – he served at a University radio station.
After that Odenkirk finally decided to monetize his passion to writing jokes – he moved to Chicago in order to become a stand-up comedian. He started to work with the comedy theater “Second City” and got initial recognition as a great writer. It opened another door to him – to the world of television. Odenkirk was selected as a writer for SNL.
Bob Odenkirk debuted as an actor in the comedy “Wayne's World 2”. Later he acted in many other movies and TV series, which brought him fame and cash.
But Bob Odenkirk is not just a star – he is also a family man. He is married to a producer Naomi Yomtov and brings up 2 children with her. Have a look at their house!
Bob and Naomi used to live in a beautiful house in LA. Not long ago the couple put the comfortable property on sale. They estimated their home at $2, 5 million (approximately).
Odenkirk lived in the house for many years till he decided to sell it. The house, built of red brick and wood, was originally constructed in 1950. Later Odenkirk re-built and re-designed the residence according to his own taste.
Nowadays the house is configured with three roomy bedrooms and three bathrooms. In addition there are such premises as a dining-room, a chef kitchen and a master’s study, which is furnished with a comfortable computer armchair, a table with a computer on it and contains several bookshelves.