Bob Iger is a most famous American personality, one of the richest Businessman and popularly known as the chairman and chief executive officer of ‘The Walt Disney Company’. Robert A. Iger nicknamed Bob who was born in February 1951 in the southern part Oceanside, New York. He became the president of Disney Company in 2000 and also works as Chief Operation Officers.
Before that, he was also the Chairman of American Broadcasting Company (ABC) and further, he standup as CEO of Michael Eisner in the year 2005. After completing of 10 years, his earnings reached $44 million. Let’s find out how much is Bob Iger’s net worth in 2018.
Bob Iger Early Life
As his family traditionally associated with Jewish people in New York City, he elevated to be higher in their own town which is Oceanside. His father was Arthur who is a professor and also worked as a business executive and mother Mimi whose profession was a teaching assistant.
He started education at the Fulton Avenue School and complete his graduation from Oceanside High School in the year 1969. For the further studies, he joined Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College to continue his education for ‘magna cum laude’ which consists of the bachelor degree in Science in Television and Radio.
Bob Iger Career, Awards & Achievement
He spends the whole of his life in New York after his birth. His main motive is to work in television as a news columnist. While studying at Ithaca College, he always focuses on the goals and has a dream to work in CBS News in his future. After so many struggles, he finally got the work of television weatherman in which he has to face the camera for the restricted news station.
From 1974 to76, he worked as a studio supervisor in New York and move forward in ABC Sports as a management positions holder for 8 years. In 1987, he acts as a vice president in programming and joined ABC Television Network Group in 1993.
After getting a great platform in ABC, Bob Iger becomes the chief executive officer of Walt Disney Company and recently working as the same. For the decision of replacement of chairman of Disney’s board, Bob Iger was not even the first priority for them and when he was finally selected, George J. Mitchell himself bid that Robert A. Iger has a great role as a well great contribution to make the growth of the Disney Company.
He also works as a trustee in several boards such as American Film Institute Board, Ithaca College, Museum of Television and Radio and become a member of the board of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.
Awards & Achievements
Bob Iger once said ‘he always wakes up 4:30 in the morning no matter where he is in the world’. By following this, Iger has achieved what he wants to achieve.
With one of the greatest achievements as a chairman and CEO of Walt Disney Company, he has also taken franchise of Pixar in 2006, Marvel in 2009 and Star Wars in 2012. Disney Co. also leading in different franchises in the entire world and uplift the different splitting results and high stocks.
After getting the Milestone Award from Producers Guild of America, he constructed the new theme park in Shanghai. From his thrust, Star Wars get the way in 2015 and Indiana Jones as well.
Net Worth of Bob Iger
Bob Iger has an estimated net worth of $100 million. After completing 16 years as a CEO if Disney company, Iger conduct one of the largest media for different combinations in the world. Disney Company has so many awards which help to increase his net profit growth from $8.4 billion to $9.4 billion in 2016. He will last long in the Disney Co. for so many years and have a surety that the contract cannot expire before 2018 end.
The latest announcement was made by the U.S. President Donald Trump that Bob Iger has a chance to join President’s Strategy and policy formation in the future.