General Facts and Figures
- Name: Robert Michael Schneider
- Net Worth: $15 Million
- Occupation: Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter, Film director
- Date of Birth: October 31, 1963
- Place of Birth: San Francisco, California
- Zodiac: Scorpio
- Spouse: Patricia Azarcoya Schneider
- Social: Twitter
Early Life and Education
Rob Schneider was born in San Francisco by the name Robert Micheal Schneider on October 31, 1993.
He grew up in Pacifica with his older brother John who works as a film producer.
He comes of mixed descent, having a Jewish father and an American mother who is a catholic.
His grandfather married a Filipino while stationed in the American army as a Veteran in the Philippines.
Rob attended Terra Nova High school and then proceeded to his college studies at San Francisco State University.
Career and Net Worth
Rob Schneider is a famous American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and great director.
He has a $15 million net worth, majorly streaming from screenplays, movie scripts, and comedic performances. Rob Schneider is thought to make about $2,000,000 per year.
As a teenager in high school, Rob used to perform in the openings of the Head On band overseen by his elder brother John in San Francisco.
After graduating high school, he regularly performed at ‘The Holy City Zoo’ and ‘The Other Cafe’ around the Bay Area Nightclubs. He also made regular appearances at local radio stations as a guest presenter.
In 1987, Dennis Miller started a comedy show that hosted HBO’s 13th Annual Young Comedians Special. Rob Schneider earned a slot on the Special and also became a writer for Saturday Night Live, a late-night series run by NBC Sketch comedy.
In 1988, he finally became a full-time cast of the Saturday Night Live (SNL) Show. From then on, he assumed roles such as “Tiny Guy” and “Orgasm Guy” on the show from 1990 to 1994.
He then landed a recurring role as Richard Laymar, which was his best character on the show.
Rob once featured in a special performance on the show titled “The Bad Boys of Saturday Night Live” alongside his comedic colleagues Adam Sandler, David Spade, Chris Rock, and Chris Farley.
Undeniably, he ultimately transitioned into the film industry. Making appearances on Top rated movies like Home Alone 2: Lost In New York, Surf Ninjas, and Demolition man. He’s also starred in NBC sitcoms like Men Behaving Badly.
Some movies where he’s landed in the leading role include: Deuce Bigalow: Male Gagolow, The Animal, and The Hot Chick.
Rob Schneider is married to Patricia Azarcoya Arce, a Mexican TV Producer, with two daughters. The family currently stays in Arizona after relocating from Beverly Hills, California.
Before his marriage, he had a daughter with the former model, London King, in 1989.
In 1996, he formed the Rob Schneider Music Foundation to support music education in the Pacifica Elementary schools. The foundation catered for the teachers’ salaries and funded instruments needed for music education in the school.