Bob Harper is a well known American personal trainer and television personality. He was born as Robert Harper on the 18th of August and in the year 1965 in Nashville, one of the largest City in Tennessee, United States of America.
He studied at the State University of Austin Peay, Clarksville, Tennessee, United States but didn’t complete his University education as he left to pursue his dreams which eventually landed him on the fitness world where he is currently making waves.
Bob Harper began his professional career after he took courses on fitness training of athletes and started to work as a personal trainer for celebrities like Ben Stiller, Jennifer Jason Leah, and Ellen DeGeneres. He made his first movie appearance in 1999 when he was featured as an extra cast for Melissa Etheridge’s hit video for the song “Angels Would Fall” from her “Breakdown” album. Harper was among the trainers in one of the versions of the United States reality television series, The Biggest Loser. He was among the trainers on the National Broadcasting Company Show in 2004, a role he has been playing since then till date. He made several appearances in the first 3 season of the Australian version of the show.
At the beginning of 2010, he established a site where his fans and the general public who subscribes to the site can discuss weight loss and receive training suitable for them. He named the site mytrainerbob.com, it became famous among young people and this made him release his own workout video he titled Bob Harper: Inside Out Method. Bob also lectures Yoga and, is known to be one of the Workout Contributors to the Shape Magazine website.
Gay Partner/Boyfriend, Is Bob Harper Married To A Wife?
A lot of questions has been asked about Bob Harper’s marital status – whether he is married to a wife or gay. Well, the fact about Bob Harper’s marital status is that the American personal trainer is not married. However, it is known that he is in a relationship and gay. Yeah, the trainer came out in 2013 and publicly embraced his sexual orientation, this happened on the set of Biggest Loser’s 7th episode for the fifteenth season.
He had a relationship with an American Actor, Reza Farahan. It is said that the trainer dated Reza in the 1990s but is currently dating Anton Gutierrez. The duo seems to be enjoying their relationship as they are often seen taking pictures of themselves, kissing each other, and sharing several adorable moments together. The couple has refused to disclose when they started dating but that doesn’t matter, they are obviously madly in love with each other.
Height and Body Stats
Bob has a great physique that is complemented by his gigantic height of 6 feet 1 inch and a body weight of 81 kg. The trainer sports a fine golden brown sleek hair and blue eyes. His other body stats include his waists size that is 32 inches, his chest that measures 45 inches, and his 16 inches biceps. He also inked a lot of tattoos on various parts of his body.
Bob Harper’s Net Worth
The American personal trainer cum actor is estimated to have a net worth of $4 million. Although Bob’s exact yearly income is not yet known, it is believed that he charges his customers as much as $1.5 million per year for his services.
Other Facts About Bob
1. He became a vegetarian after reading a well-known book “Skinny Bitch” in 2010 and in that same year, he was voted as the “Sexiest Male Vegetarian of the Year” by the PETA. More so, Bob is an animal freak, he has an adorable puppy named Karl.
2. It is worth knowing that he is also a prolific writer and has authored so many books which include: “Get in Shape”, “Skinny Rules”, “Loss Weight”, “Take Charge”, and so on.
3. Bob Harper has a strong active online presence being on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. He has a huge fan base on other social media platforms and this has helped him a great deal to stay in touch with those seeking his services.
4. The fitness trainer is said to have suffered from cardiac arrest towards the beginning of this year (2018) in February.