Bob Einstein Net Worth

Bob Einstein Net Worth:

Bob Einstein Net Worth

$6 Million

Net worth:

$6 Million

Date of birth:

Nov 20, 1942 – Jan 2, 2019, (76 years old).




6 ft 3in (1.93 m).


Comedian, Actor, Screenwriter, Television producer, Voice Actor


United States of America

What Was Bob Einstein’s Net Worth?

American actor, writer, and producer Bob Einstein died in January 2019 with a net worth of $6 million. Bob Einstein is most well-known for his role as Super Dave Osbourne, a stuntman. Einstein was also the actor who played Marty Funkhouser in HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm” from 2004 to 2017. He also played a regular role as Larry Middleman in Fox’s sitcom “Arrested Development” from 2005-2006. His credits include “Another Nice Mess” (1972), and “The Extreme Adventures of Super Dave (2000). He also had a recurring role as Larry Middleman on Fox’s sitcom “Arrested Development” (2006). Bob directed “Another Nice Mess” and was also a producer and writer on several Super Dave projects. He was also a writer for “The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour”, (1967-1969), “Pat Paulsen’s Half a Comedy Hour” (1970), “The Ken Berry Wow’ Show” (1972), and “The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour” (1971-1974). Einstein, who was 76 years old, died on January 2, 2019, shortly after being diagnosed as having cancer.

Early Life

Bob Einstein was born Stewart Robert Einstein on November 20, 1942, in Los Angeles, California. He was the son and daughter of comedian Harry Einstein and actress/singer Thelma Yorkshire. Bob was the older brother of actor/comedian/writer/director Albert Brooks and the younger brother of Clifford Einstein, a founding partner of L.A.’s Dailey Advertising. Charles Einstein, his half-brother (who also died in 2007), was Bob’s father. He wrote for TV series like “Lou Grant” or “Playhouse 90”. Bob was born into a Jewish family and contracted polio at the age of six. Einstein was a Chapman University student and a basketball player. He graduated in 1965.


Bob Einstein Net Worth

Bob started his entertainment career in the role of a performer and writer on “The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour.” He won an Emmy along with Steve Martin for his writing on the show. In 1977, he would win his second Emmy, this time for Van Dyke and Company. Einstein was a writer, performer, producer, and writer on the show. In 1972, Bob introduced Super Dave Osborne as a satirical stuntman on “The John Byner Comedy Hour.” He then played the role several times on “Bizarre”, “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson,” and “Hollywood Squares.” Super Dave has also been on “The Redd Foxx Comedy Hour,” In Living Color,” The Tonight Show With Conan O’Brien,” and “Hollywood Squares.” From 1987 to 1991, Bob was a star on Showtime’s Super Dave. In 1992, the animated series “Super Dave for Hire” followed. The character was then seen in “Super Dave’s Vegas Spectacular”, “Super Dave’s All Stars”, (1997), “Super Dave’s Spike-Tacular”, (2009), and “The Extreme Adventures of Super Dave” (2000).

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From 2004 to 2017, Einstein was Marty Funkhouser on 22 episodes of Larry David’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm.” He also played a recurring role in “Arrested Development” as Larry Middleman from 2005 to 2006. From 2002 to 2003, he lent his voice to eight episodes of Comedy Central’s “Crank Yankers.” He also guest-starred as Larry Middleman on “Arrested Development” (2006), “The Norm Show”, (1999), and “Welcome to the Captain”. Bob was a part of the films “Get to Know Your Rabbit”, “Another Nice Mess”, (1972), and “Modern Romance,” (1981), and “Teddy Bears’ Picnic” (2010). He also played Linus Caldwell’s father in “Ocean’s Thirteen,” which earned $311.7 million at the box office. Bob was also featured on Jerry Seinfeld’s “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” twice. He was also featured in the documentaries “When Jews Were Funny” (2013), “I Am Evel Knievel” (2014), “Chasing Evel: The Robbie Knievel Story” (2017), and “The Mike Stand” (2018).

Personal life

Bob married Cathy Maureen Kilpatrick in October 1971. They had a daughter Erin together before they split up in 1978. Einstein married Roberta Marie Smith, on August 18, 1991. They remained together until Einstein’s passing in 2019.


Bob, 76, died from cancer on January 2, 2019. His official website obituary states that donations can be made in Bob Einstein’s name to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Bob Einstein Memorial. Albert, Bob’s younger brother, posted the following tweet: “R.I.P. My dear brother Bob Einstein. He was a great father, brother, and husband. Brilliantly funny. Your memory will live on forever. Larry David, creator of “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” spoke about his time with Bob. He said, “Never had I seen an actor enjoy such a role as Bob did playing Marty Funkhouser’ in ‘Curb. It was an unforgettable, amazing experience working with him. He said again and again that there was no one like him. We are all still in shock. Einstein was cremated and his ashes were donated to his family.

Nominations and Awards

Six Primetime Emmy nominations were received by Einstein, including Outstanding Writing Achievements in Comedy, Variety or Music (1969), Outstanding Comedy-Variety or Music Series (1977), and Outstanding Writing Achievements in Comedy, Variety or Music (1977). He was also nominated for writing for Van Dyke and Company in 1976 and 1977, and “The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour in 1972 and 1974. Bob was nominated for a CableACE Award as an Actor in Comedy Series by “Super Dave” in 1992. He also received five nominations for “Bizarre,” Program Series: General Entertainment or Variety: Comedy, 1982 and 1983, and Comedy Series, 1984, 1985, and 1987.

Real Estate

In 1984, Einstein paid $1.1 million for a 4,756-square-foot home in Beverly Hills, California. The five-bedroom, six-bathroom home was put on the market in August 2018 for $5.795million. Bob died shortly after the listing was removed. The listing was then relisted for $3.95million in July 2019. In September 2019, the home was sold for $3.694million. Einstein also owned a home of 7,000+ feet in Palm Desert, California that he bought for $3 million in 2010.

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