Bob Vila net worth: Bob Vila is an American home improvement specialist who has a net worth of $25 million. Bob Vila built his net worth with home improvement television shows. Bob was born in Miami, Florida and was the commercial spokesman for Sears. Vila was hired as the host of: This Old House. Bob Vila is undoubtedly the first person to be associated with home improvement television. A Florida native, young Vila first earned his degree in journalism and then voluntarily joined the Peace Corps, working in Panama from 1971 to 1973. It was in 1979 when he got a hosting position at This Old House, which made him the face of home improvement across the US. After spending 10 years with the program, he served as the host of other similar broadcasts including Bob Vila's Home Again, a weekly-syndicated home improvement program which was known simply as Bob Vila from 2005 onwards. Vila also made appearances as himself in various episodes of the long running ABC sit com Home Improvement, as well as in the 1993 comedy spoof Hot Shots! Part Deux. What's more, his growing popularity has led to more than 25 books which include Bob Vila appearances on the author byline. Among the most notable titles he has penned are This Old House: Restoring, Rehabilitating and Renovation an Older House, Bob Vila's Guide to Buying Your Dream House, as well as the series Bob Vila's Guides to Historic Homes of America, which covers five different US regions.
Bob Vila Net Worth
Date of Birth
Jun 20, 1946 (70 years old)
Presenter, Author, Television Director
United States of America
Robert J. Vila, Robert Joseph Vila
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