Bob Ross Net Worth, Bio, Family, and Career

Bob Ross
Bob Ross

Bob Ross was an American painter, art instructor, and television host, who is famous as the creator and host of The Joy of Painting.

The show was aired from 1983 to 1994 on PBS in the United States and later, it was started in Canada, Latin America, and Europe as well. After his death too, Ross in popularity among the fans on Youtube and several other websites.

This article is written in honor of late Bob Ross and dedicated to him. In this article, we discuss the Net Worth, Family, and career of the late television show host, Bob Ross. So, for further details, keep scrolling…

Bob Ross – Bio & Family

Bob Ross was born on October 29, 1942, in Daytona Beach, Florida, U.S.A. He had an American nationality with the white ethical society. He was born as Robert Norman Ross to Jack and Ollie Ross (a carpenter and waitress, respectively).

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Ross grew up in Orlando, Florida, and has a half-brother called as Jim. When he was in 9th grade, Bob dropped out of the school and worked as a carpenter. Bob has the height of 1.88m tall. His star sign is Scorpio.

At the age of 52, Ross breathes his last. In 1994, he was diagnosed with lymphoma. Due to lymphoma, he breathes his last on July 4, 1995.

Bob Ross – Body Measurement

As we all know that Bob is no more with us. So are unknown about his height, weight, body measurements and so on.

Bob Ross – Career

When Bob was 18, he joined the United States Air Force and worked as a medical records technician. At Eielson Air Force Base in Alaska, Ross served as the first sergeant of the U.S. Air Force Clinic. In 1981, he retired from the service.

After joining the art class at the Anchorage U.S.O. the club, Bob started working as a painter and showed his interest in abstract painting. Ross discovered a TV show called The Magic of Oil Painting, hosted by German painter Bill Alexander.

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The Painter, Bob was also the owner of the business, Bob Ross Inc., that sells Bob’s line of art supplies and how-to books, and marketing painting classes taught by instructors trained in the “Bob Ross method”.

Besides that, he also worked as a Bartender.

Bob Ross – Net Worth

The Painting instructor, Bob had earned a huge amount from the different source. When he was active, his net worth was calculated to be somewhere in between $1.4 million to $6 million, or even more. Besides this, he was also the owner of $15 million business, Bob Ross Inc.

However, we are unknown about his salary and other incomes.