Bob Iger Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Bob Iger (Robert Allen Iger)

Last Updated: 27 Apr, 2024 | Views: 315

Age: 73

Profession: CEO

Other Profession(s): Entrepreneur, Film Producer, Businessperson

Famous For: Chief executive officer of The Walt Disney Company

Higher Education: Ithaca College (BS)

Net Worth: $130 Million (Approx.)

Bob Iger Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
10 Feb, 1951 (73 Years 03 Months 9 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province
New York

Birth District
New York City

Birth Sign
Aquarius

Religion
Jewish

Nationalities
American

Bob Iger Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Robert Allen Iger is the chief executive officer (CEO) of The Walt Disney Company. He was born on February 10, 1951. Previously, he was president and COO of Capital Cities/ABC between 1995 and 1996 before Disney acquired the company. As CEO, Iger succeeded Michael Eisner in 2005. His contract expired in 2020. His last day as executive chairman was December 31, 2021. Disney's board of directors asked Iger to return as CEO on November 20, 2022, following Chapek's unscheduled and immediate dismissal.
Bob Iger Career:
• 1974: Bob Iger joined the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) in 1974. The first job he held was as a menial laborer on television sets for $150 a week (over $700 after inflation).

• 1988: Bob Iger served as senior program executive for the Calgary Winter Olympics in 1988. Iger's team used human interest stories such as those about the Jamaican bobsled team and Eddie the Eagle to fill the broadcast schedule during an event marred by disruptive weather and delayed events.

• 1989: Bob Iger led ABC Entertainment in 1989, greenlighting shows such as Twin Peaks, America's Funniest Home Videos, and Cop Rock.

• 1999: Bob Iger was appointed president of Walt Disney International, which oversees Disney's international operations, and chairman of the ABC Group on February 25, 1999, removing him from ABC's management. Disney promoted Iger as a result of the change.

• 2015: Bob Iger was inducted into the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame in May 2015. A Toy Industry Hall of Fame induction ceremony was recently held for Iger by the Toy Industry Association (TIA). 
Bob Iger Awards:
2012: Ambassador for Humanity Award
2014: Milestone Award from the Producers Guild of America (PGA)
Bob Iger Unknown Facts:
Bob Iger faced numerous challenges throughout his career, despite his immense success. A notable example was the difficult negotiation process with Comcast to acquire full ownership of Hulu, a popular streaming service. As a result, Hulu was eventually fully controlled by Disney in 2019.
Bob Iger is best known for his commitment to innovation and technological advancement. In his tenure, he led the development and launch of Disney+, the company's highly successful streaming platform, which has gained millions of subscribers globally.

Bob Iger Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 185 cm
In Meters 1.85 m
In Feet & Inches 6'1"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 72 kg
In Pounds 158 Ibs

Eye Color
Dark brown

Hair Color
Grey

Bob Iger Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Arthur Iger

Mother's Name
Mimi Iger

Spouse
Willow Bay, Susan Iger

Brother(s)
-

Sister(s)
-

Son(s)
Robert Maxwell Iger, William Iger

Daughter(s)
Kate Iger, Amanda Iger

Bob Iger Social Media, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

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