“My favorite ‘Saturday Night Live’ memory was this sketch I did with Adam Sandler and Kirstie Alley,” Schneider recalled. “Adam and I were these Italian waiters and we were standing two feet away from each other and could barely hear each other because the audience was laughing so hard.” – Rob Schneider
As of 2021, Rob Schneider’s net worth is roughly $12 million.
Robert “Rob” Michael Schneider is an American screenwriter, actor, comedian, and director from San Francisco. Schneider is mostly known for his roles in ‘The Waterboy’, ‘Hot Chick’, ‘Surf Ninjas’, ‘Judge Dredd’, ‘Coach’ and ‘Grown Ups’.
Schneider is a very famous name in Hollywood right now, and he is a man with many talents.
|Net Worth:||$12 Million|
|Height:||5 ft 6 in (1.7 m)|
|Profession:||Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor, Film director, Voice Actor, Film Producer, Television producer|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Robert Michael Schneider, better known as just Rob Schneider, was born in San Francisco, California, on October 31, 1963. He was raised in the nearby suburb of Pacifica, California, by his parents Pilar (née Monroe) and Marvin Schneider. His mother was a former kindergarten teacher and school board president, and his father was a real estate broker. He has an older brother, John, who is a producer. Schneider is of a mixed heritage background. His father is Jewish, his mother is Catholic, and his maternal grandmother was from the Philippines. He attended Terra Nova High School, and after graduating in 1982 he continued his education at San Francisco State University.
Rob Schneider started his stand up comedy in his high school, when he opened for the San Francisco band, ‘Head On’. After Schneider graduated from high school he set off to pursue his career in what he loved best, comedy. Schneider started to perform in Bay Area nightclubs and in local radio stations.
Schneider was the opening for big comedy stars such as Jerry Seinfeld and Jay Leno. In 1987 he had a show for Dennis Miller.
The show earned Schneider the HBO’s 13th Annual Young Comedians Special. He also earned himself the position to be a writer at the late NBC comedy series, ‘Saturday Night Live’.
From 1990 to 1994 Schneider starred in movies such as ‘Tiny Elvis’, Richard Laymer’, Orgasm Guy’ and he also was featured in ‘The Bad Boys of Saturday Night Live’. Schneider left SNL in 1994 to pursue his career in movies.
He starred in movies like ‘Surf Ninjas’, ‘Judge Dredd’, ‘Down Periscope’ and the TV series ‘Coach’. However, his big breakthrough was in 1998 when he starred in ‘The Waterboy’.
The following year Schneider also starred in movies including ‘Big Daddy’ and ‘Deuce Bigalow’. Bigalow was a big success and led to the next release of his next film ‘The Animal’. Schneider’s next movie was ‘The Hot Chick’ which also was a big success.
Lately, Schneider has been seen in the titular character of Rob, which is based on his own life in the CBS-TV comedy, ‘Rob’.
Personal Life: Schneider’s eldest daughter, the musician Elle King, was born in 1989. Her mother is the former model London King, with whom Schneider was previously in a relationship. In April 2011, he married Patricia Azarcoya Arce, a television producer. Patricia’s hometown is Monterrey, Mexico. Together, they have two daughters, born in 2012 and 2016.
For a long time in the school system of his hometown, Pacifica, California, there were no music education programs due to lack of funding. In 1996, Schneider founded the Rob Schneider Music Foundation, to bring music education back to Pacifica’s elementary schools. The foundation paid for teacher salaries, and provided funds to cover the costs of musical instruments and other equipment.
Real Estate: In 2003, Rob paid $1.922 million for a home in San Marino, California. He listed the home for sale for $3.6 million in 2009, ultimately accepting $2.3 million in 2012. In 2004 he sold his former LA home for $1.09 million.
“A woman can laugh and cry in three seconds and it’s not weird. But if a man does it, it’s very disturbing. The way I’d describe it is like this: I have been allowed inside the house of womanhood, but I feel that they wouldn’t let me in any of the interesting rooms.” – Rob Schneider