About Rob Riggle

Riggle is a professional comedian and actor popularly known for his amazing comedy skills in films and various programs. He is also a retired Marine Officer.

Quick Info 
Full NameRobert Allen Riggle Jr.
Date of BirthApril 21, 1970
Birth PlaceLouisville, Kentucky, U.S.
Parent(s)Sandra Riggle and Robert Allen Riggle
OccupationActor, comedian, Former U.S. Marine Officer
Military CareerUnited States Marine Corps Reserve (1990-2013)
Spouse(s)Tiffany Riggle ​(m. 2000)
Net worth US $10 million

Early life

Riggle was born on 21st April of 1970 in the largest city of Kentucky, Louisville, in the United States. Thus, he belongs to American nationality. He was born to Sandra Riggle and Robert Allen Riggle. His full name is Robert Allen Riggle Jr. He grew up in Kansas, Overland Park, after moving there at the age of 2 with his family.

There he joined the Shawnee Mission South High School for his education and graduated from it in 1988. Then he joined the University of Kansas, where he received his bachelor’s degree in Theatre and Film. He also got the pilot license during his time at the University of Kansas. In 1997, he graduated from Webster University with a master’s degree in public administration. 

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Military career

In 1990, Rob Riggle joined the United States Marine Corps Reserve. He was also working as a comedian parallelly and working in The Daily Show. He went to Iraq in 2007 to provide news for The Daily Show. As a military, he provided service as an officer in public affairs in various countries like Afghanistan, Albania, Liberia, and Kosovo. His military services promoted him to the officer rank, lieutenant colonel, who is the one step lower rank than a colonel.

 

Awards & decorations

After serving in the military for 23 years, he earned various awards and decorations. His honors are divided into four rows total of 12 honors. He has achieved a gold star in Meritorious Service Medal and another gold star in the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal. He also received one service star in National Defense Service Medal, including one campaign star in Kosovo Campaign Medal and another campaign star in Afghanistan Campaign Medal.

Besides that, he has achieved seven other honors and medals, including Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, NATO Medal, including two service medals, namely Global War on Terrorism Service Medal and Humanitarian Service Medal.

 

Comedy career

Rob Riggle’s comedy career includes his comedy partner Rob Huebel; they were considered the best comedy duo. Together with his partner, Riggle attended many programs, including Best Week Ever, A2Z, and Late Night with Conan O’Brien.

The duo’s rising popularity led them to the late-night television show called Saturday Night Live in 2004. Riggle was succeeded in achieving the role in the show after the audition, but he still partnered with Huebel in different other comedy projects. During the Saturday Night Live, he made his appearance in multiple episodes portraying the character of musician Toby Keith as professional basketball player Mark McGwire, journalist and radio host- Rick Sanchez. He also represented the character of American politician Howard Dean and himself as Larry the Cable Guy.

Rob Riggle started working as a correspondent in another talk show named The Daily Show starting 2006 in September. He also worked as a host in various stand-up comedy series like Live at Gotham and special episodes of Comedy Central Presents in 2009 and 2010.

In 2012, Riggle appeared in the American sports TV program called Fox NFL Sunday as a comedian.

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Filmography

Rob Riggle has also appeared in various TV films and series and most of which include comedy films. He made his film debut in 2003 by appearing in the Pushing Tom as Bob. In 2004, he appeared in the movie Blackballed: The Bobby Dukes Story as Eddie Reynolds and Terrorists as Badger. In 2006, he landed a minor role in the sports comedy film called Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby as Jack Belmont. He also appeared in the film Unaccompanied Minors as Head Guard Hoffman the same year. He also appeared in other comedy films like Super High Me, Step Brothers, The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard.

In 2009, he was cast for the hit comedy film, The Hangover; later, the film got three series, and all of them received high success. In the movie, he portrayed the character of Officer Franklin. Following years, he appeared in Furry Vengeance, Going the Distance, Killers, Larry Crowne, Big Miracle, 22 Jump Streets, Dead Rising: Watchtower, True Memoirs of an International Assassin, and so on.

Rob Riggle has also voiced for animated films like Hotel Transylvania as Skeleton husband in 2012, Hotel Transylvania 2 in the voice of Bela, Hell and Back in the voice of Curt both in 2015, Henchmen as Biff and UglyDolls as Exposition Robot in 2019.

He has also appeared on the Television sitcom-like, Happy Endings, Home Game, Ugly Americans, Funny or Die Presents. He made his appearance in 16 episodes of NTSF:SD:SUV:: as President of the Navy. The series was premiered in 2011 and ended in 2013.

In 2021, Rob Riggle will appear in the game show called Holey Moley Australia as a Commentator.

 

Personal life

Rob Riggle is happily married to Tiffany Riggle and currently living quality time with Abby and George in Los Angeles. They together have a daughter named Abby, who is 15 years old, and a son, George, who is 11 years old.

Riggle is active on Twitter, with over 1.5 million followers and over 301k followers on Instagram. He can be connected by @robriggle in both of his accounts.

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Physical statistics

Rob Riggle has a tall height of 6 feet and 3 inches with a weight of 87 kg. he celebrated his 50th birthday as of 2020, but he is healthy and robust as ever. He possesses blue eyes and dark brown hair. He belongs to white ethnicity, and his zodiac sign is Taurus.

Net worth

Rob Riggle has a net worth of 10 million dollars as of 2020.

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