|Net Worth||$4 Million|
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.82 m)|
|Profession||Personal trainer, Actor|
|Date of Birth||Aug 18, 1965 (56 years old)|
|Nationality||United States of America|
Bob Harper Net Worth:
What is the Net Worth of Bob Harper?
Bob Harper, an American personal trainer and author with a $12 million net worth, is an American. Bob Harper is well known as one of the trainers from “The Biggest Loser” on American television. In 2017, he also acted as a consultant on the reality game program “The New Celebrity Apprentice.” In addition to her career in television, Harper often teaches yoga sessions in Los Angeles.
Early Life and Beginnings of Career
Bob Harper was born in Nashville, Tennessee on August 18, 1965. He attended Austin Peay State University in Clarksville for his academic education, but did not graduate. In 1999, Harper featured as an extra in the music video for “Angels Would Fall” from Melissa Etheridge’s album “Breakdown.”
“The Greatest Winner”
In 2004, Harper began appearing as a trainer on “The Biggest Loser,” an NBC reality television competition series. The show includes obese people competing on teams to earn a financial reward by decreasing the greatest weight relative to their starting weight. Meanwhile, the trainers are responsible for devising and instructing the candidates detailed exercise and diet plans. Throughout the episodes, several temptations and obstacles are offered for the participants to conquer. Each week concludes with a weigh-in to see which team has shed the most weight; the team with the smallest weight loss percentage loses a contestant.
Harper was the longest-serving trainer on “The Biggest Loser,” participating for 16 seasons up to 2015. Jillian Michaels, Kim Lyons, Dovett Quince, and Jennifer Widenstrom were other trainers that featured in numerous seasons. During the show’s run on NBC, Brett Hoebel, Cara Castronuova, Anna Kournikova, and Jessie Pavelka served as trainers for a single season. For the 17th season of “The Biggest Loser” in 2016, Harper transitioned from trainer to host, replacing Alison Sweeney. He continued to host the show when it returned in 2020 after a four-year sabbatical and resumed airing on the USA Network. During this period, the trainers on the program were Steve Cook and Erica Lugo. Harper appeared in the first three seasons of the Australian version of “The Biggest Loser” in addition to “The Biggest Loser”
Harper established the website mytrainerbob.com in 2010, where users may receive counseling and discuss their weight reduction. Harper created a series of fitness DVDs titled “Bob Harper: Inside Out Method” due to the immense popularity of his website. In addition, he has provided exercises to the Shape magazine website. Harper is also a yoga instructor in Los Angeles, California, where she offers monthly courses. As a personal trainer, he counts Jennifer Jason Leigh among his celebrity clientele.
Harper has written a number of nonfiction fitness and health books as an author. 2008 saw the release of his debut book, “Are You Ready! : Take Charge, Lose Weight, Get in Shape, and Change.” This was followed by “The Skinny Rules: The Simple, Non-Negotiable Principles for Getting Thin” four years later. With “Jumpstart to Skinny: The Simple 3-Week Plan for Supercharged Weight Reduction” and “Skinny Meals: Everything You Need to Lose Weight – Fast!,” Harper continued to emphasize rapid weight loss. 2017 saw the publication of “The Super Carb Diet” by St. Martin’s Press.
Harper has spoken out against puppy mills and acquired a black-and-white dog from the Animal Advocates Alliance in Baldwin Park, California, as an animal rights activist. Due of the dog’s coloring, he decided to call him Karl after the renowned monochrome German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld. Harper became the national spokesperson for the Walk for Farm Animals in 2010.
In 2009, Bob spent somewhat less than $3 million for a Los Angeles property. In October 2021, he sold this home for $7.4 million. The buyer was really his rich next-door neighbor, who owns a $25 million double-property estate adjacent to Harper’s previous house.
In 2015, Harper acquired a one-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment in the Chelsea area of New York City for $1.89 million. Over the years, the residence received substantial modifications, including the darkening of the hardwood floors, the replacement of fixtures, and the installation of specialized lighting and sound systems. Harper advertised the luxurious residence for $2.3 million in September of 2021.
Individual Affairs and Health
Harper came out as homosexual on the 15th season of “The Biggest Loser” in 2013, while conversing with a competitor battling with his own sexuality. Harper disclosed that he had disclosed his sexuality to his parents when he was 17, but that this was the first time he had ever done so publicly. Harper afterwards became engaged to his partner, the actor and set decorator Anton Gutierrez; they wed in 2019
Harper became a vegetarian for his health and fitness after reading “Skinny Bitch” by former model Kim Barnouin and former modeling agency Rory Freedman. Later, he adopted a vegan diet, but abandoned it after three years when he discovered his body need more nutrients. Harper is a dedicated CrossFit athlete who also practices Transcendental Meditation. In 2017, he experienced a heart attack and subsequently appeared in a Brilinta medicine advertisement.