Who is Bob Odenkirk?

Bob Odenkirk is an American actor, comedian, writer, director, and producer who has vigorously worked in the entertainment field since 1987. He initially started his acting career from the television show named ‘Saturday Night Live’ where he also served as a writer. Likewise, during the early 1990s, he started working in movies and eventually landed roles in various other films and series. Moreover, he is best known for his role in the AMC crime drama series ‘Breaking Bad’ as Saul Goodman. This actor has also featured in different music videos as an actor and director and has also lent his voice in the 2018 video game named ‘Lego The Incredibles.’

Quick Info
Full NameRobert John Odenkirk
ProfessionActor, comedian, writer, director, and producer
Birth Date22 October 1962
Birth PlaceBerwyn, Illinois, United States
Parents NameWalter Odenkirk Barbara Odenkirk
WifeNaomi Yomtov (1997-Present)
Children2 children; Nathan Odenkirk and Erin Odenkirk
Net worth 2021$16 million
Height5 feet and 9 inches (175cm/1.75m)
Weight70 kg (154lbs)

Bob Odenkirk



Bob Odenkirk’s real name is Robert John Odenkirk, born on 22 October 1962 in Berwyn, Illinois, United States. He was born as the second child of his father Walter Odenkirk and his mother Barbara Odenkirk. His father worked in a printing business and was an alcoholic which made his wife divorce him. He grew alongside his six siblings out of which his younger brother Bil Odenkirk is also a comedy writer. Additionally, he is currently 58 years old with a Libra star sign.

Nationality and Physical Stats

Bob Odenkirk holds an American nationality and as per his ethnicity, he is White. He has German, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, and Scottish descent. Besides, he stands 5 feet and 9 inches (175cm/1.75m) tall and weighs around 70 kg (154lbs). He has an average body type with deep-set eyes. Moreover, he has a pair of blue-colored eyes and salt and pepper hair color.


Bob Odenkirk completed his high school studies in Naperville North High School and then enrolled at the College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. He then attended the Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin before transferring to Southern Illinois University located in Carbondale, Illinois. Moreover, he has also received the honorary degree of Doctor of Performing Arts on 15 December 2019 as his alma mater.


Bob Odenkirk has active social media accounts. His Twitter account (@mrbobodenkirk) has 621.9 thousand followers and his Facebook page has 484 thousand followers. Likewise, he does not have an official Instagram account. But he has his own website (www.bobodenkirk.com).

Personal Life 

Bob Odenkirk married Naomi Yomtov, a producer in 1997. This couple is blessed with 2 children; a son named Nathan Odenkirk and a daughter named Erin Odenkirk.

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Movies of Bob Odenkirk

Bob Odenkirk landed his debut film role in ‘Wayne’s World 2’ in 1993. He then appeared in ‘Clean Slate’ in 1994 and ‘The Truth About Cats & Dogs,’ and ‘The Cable Guy’ in 1996. Likewise, he also had roles in ‘Hacks’ in 1997, ‘Can’t Stop Dancing’ in 1999, and ‘The Independent’ in 2000. He also voiced a role in ‘Dr. Dolittle 2’ in 2001, served as writer in ‘Run Ronnie Run!’ in 2002, and as a director in ‘Melvin Goes to Dinner’ in 2003. In between 2004 to 2009, he appeared in various movies, and to name a few they are ‘Danny Roane: First Time Director,’ ‘Operation: Endgame,’ ‘My Big Fat Independent Movie,’ and also directed two films ‘Let’s Go to Prison’ and ‘The Brothers Solomon.’ Similarly, Bob also had the role of French winemaker in the documentary film ‘Blood Into Wine’ in 2010.

Furthermore, he also played Mike in ‘Take Me Home Tonight’ in 2011, Mark in ‘The Giant Mechanical Man’ in 2012, Coach Jimbo in ‘Dealin’ with Idiots,’ and Pageant MC in ‘Ass Backwards’ in 2013. In 2015, he appeared in ‘I Am Chris Farley,’ ‘Freaks of Nature,’ and ‘Hell and Back’ where he had a voice role. Moreover, he also wrote, produced, and acted in the 2017 comedy-drama film ‘Girlfriend’s Day’ as Ray. The same year, he also had a cameo role in ‘The Disaster Artist’ and appeared in ‘The Post’ as Ben Bagdikian. In 2018, he had a voice role in ‘Incredibles 2’ alongside different voice artists like Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell, Catherine Keener, Jonathan Banks, and Samuel L. Jackson. Likewise, in 2019 he appeared in ‘Long Shot,’ ‘Little Women,’ and ‘Dolemite Is My Name.’ This actor is currently working on his upcoming project ‘Nobody’ where he is also a producer.

TV Shows

Bob Odenkirk landed his debut television role in the TV show ‘Saturday Night Live‘ where he also served as a writer from 1987 to 1995. Meanwhile, he also wrote ‘Get a Life,’ ‘The Dennis Miller Show,’ ‘The Ben Stiller Show,’ ‘Late Night with Conan O’Brien,’ and ‘The Dana Carvey Show’ in the 1990s. He also had small roles in ‘The Jackie Thomas Show,’ ‘Roseanne’ in 1993, ‘Seinfeld,’ ‘Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist’ in 1996, ‘NewsRadio,’ and ‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ in 1997. Likewise, he also created, wrote, and executively produced ‘Mr. Show with Bob and David’ from 1995 to 1998 and ‘Tenacious D’ from 1997 to 2000. His other series with small roles are ‘Space Ghost Coast to Coast,’ ‘ Just Shoot Me,’ ‘3rd Rock from the Sun,’ ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm,’ ‘Ed,’ ‘The Andy Dick Show,’ and many more.

Furthermore, his other voice role series are ‘ Futurama’ in 2003, ‘Aqua Teen Hunger Force’ in 2004, ‘Crank Yankers’ in 2005, ‘Freak Show’ in 2006, ‘American Dad!’ in 2009, ‘The Life & Times of Tim’ in 2010, and many more. He again wrote, produced, and acted in ‘Tom Goes to the Mayor’ from 2004 to 2006. Likewise, he also had roles in the popular series like ‘How I Met Your Mother’ as Arthur Hobbs, ‘Breaking Bad’ as Saul Goodman, ‘The Office’ as Mark Franks, and ‘Entourage’ as Ken Austin. He is also co-creator, writer, and executive producer of ‘W/ Bob & David’ in 2015. His last produced series is ‘Undone’ as Jacob in 2019 and is still running and his last played series is ‘Corporate’ in 2020 where he had a voice role.

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Bob Odenkirk has received a total of 40 nominations out of which he has won 12 awards. He has received prestigious awards like the Primetime Emmy Awards two times in 1989 and 1993. Likewise, he has also won the Screen Actors Guild Awards for his role in ‘Breaking Bad’ in 2013. He has also received the Critics’ Choice Television Award two times in 2015 and 2016, Golden Raspberry Award, and Satellite Awards in 2014.

Net Worth of Bob Odenkirk

Bob Odenkirk has an estimated net worth of $16 million as of 2021.