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Bob Vila Net Worth

Bob Vila Net Worth is
$25 Million

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Bob Vila Net Worth $25 Million

Bob Vila is a US television show host. Based on the most recent estimates, his net worth is $25 Million. He studied journalism at the University of Florida. Bob also worked as a volunteer in the Peace Corps right after his graduation days. Bob has amassed his wealth in the numerous TV projects and also by writing books. Bob began of his career as the host of a show named “This Old House” in 1979. In this show, he with his carpenter friend worked on renovating and beautifying a home. Yet Bob had to leave the show due to some controversies in 1989. Nobody knows for sure what the real reasons are, but there has been many conjectures going on. Some people say that he left due to a tiff together with his producer. Others state the battle began because he’d signed for some sanctions, thus breaking the contract rules. Steve Thomas replaced him about the show.

Steve became the official spokesperson for the Sears department store. From the start of 1990, Steve began hosting “Bob Vila’s Home Again”. The program ran for 16 seasons before it was cancelled by the distributor owing to the drop in viewership. He also appeared in several TV projects, like Home Improvement and Hot Shots, thus marking his stint in the comedy genre as well. He’s composed more than two dozen publications, like Bob Vila’s Guide to Buying Your Dream House. A lot of his publications are on historic dwellings of the country. Bob remains among the most accepted Cuban-Americans of our times.

Net Worth$25 Million
Date Of BirthJune 20, 1946
Place Of BirthMiami, Florida, United States
Height5' 9" (1.75 m)
ProfessionPresenter, Television Host, Author, Television Director
EducationUniversity of Florida
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseDiana Barrett (m. 1975)
ChildrenMonica Vila, Christopher Vila, Susannah Vila
NicknamesRobert J. Vila, Robert Joseph Vila
Awards"Heritage House of 1978" award (1979)
Movies“Hot Shots! Part Deux” (1993)
TV Shows“Tool Time”,“This Old House” (1979-1988), “Bob Vila's Home Again” (1990-2005), “Bob Vila” (2005-2007), “Restore America” (1999-2000), “Home Shopping Network”
1Is of Cuban descent.
2Three children: Christopher (b. 1976), Monica (b. 1978) and Susannah (b. 1985).
3Civil court jury in Eugene, Oregon rejects woman's claim that Vila injured her in alleged incident of seat-kicking aboard airline flight in 1997. (May 2002)
4Served as US Peace Corps Volunteer in Panama, 1969-1970. Graduate of Miami-Dade Jr. College and Univ. of Florida (BS journalism)


Bob Vila's Guide to Historic Homes1996TV Series 1996
Home Again with Bob Vila1990TV Series


Home Again with Bob Vila1990TV Series executive producer - 1 episode


Born Into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids2004Documentary support


The Live Music Show2014TV Series special thanks


Home Again with Bob Vila1990-2007TV SeriesHimself - Host
The Jane Pauley Show2005TV SeriesHimself
Restore America1999-2000TV Series documentaryHimself - Host / Host
The Early Show1999TV SeriesHimself - Correspondent
Modern Marvels1999TV Series documentaryHimself - Host, Bob Vila's Home Again
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch1997TV SeriesHimself
Home Improvement1992-1994TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1993TV SeriesHimself
John & Leeza from Hollywood1993TV SeriesHimself
Hot Shots! Part Deux1993Himself
The New Hollywood Squares1986-1988TV SeriesGuest Appearance
Late Night with David Letterman1987TV SeriesHimself
Hour Magazine1987TV SeriesHimself
This Old House1979TV Series documentaryHimself - Host

Archive Footage

The Goldbergs2016TV SeriesHimself
Home Improvement1995TV SeriesHimself

Nominated Awards

2005Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Service Show HostHome Again with Bob Vila (1990)
2005Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Directing in a Service ShowHome Again with Bob Vila (1990)
1999ALMA AwardALMA AwardsOutstanding Host in a National Information ProgramHome Again with Bob Vila (1990)
1997Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Service ShowHome Again with Bob Vila (1990)
1997Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Service Show HostHome Again with Bob Vila (1990)
1996Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Service ShowHome Again with Bob Vila (1990)
1996Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Service Show HostHome Again with Bob Vila (1990)
1988Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Talk/Service Show HostThis Old House (1979)

Known for movies

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