Born in Philadelphia on May 17, 1956, Bob Saget was raised in a Jewish family led by his father, Benjamin, and mother, Dolly. Saget, who briefly lived in California, graduated from Philadelphia's Abington Senior High School in 1975 and attended Temple University, from where he graduated in 1978.
During the height of his Full House fame, Saget began hosting America's Funniest Home Videos in 1989. The actor worked on both shows in the 1990s and in 1997, he passed the hosting AFHV baton to Tom Bergeron.
Saget would later go on to host the game show 1 vs. 100 from 2006 to 2008.
Saget wed wife Kelly Rizzo in October 2018 during a ceremony at Shutters on the Beach in Santa Monica, California. The ceremony was officiated by actor Jonathan Silverman, who pulled it off with a little help from his wife, Jennifer Finnigan.
Saget's Fuller House costars were among the guests, with John Stamos and wife Caitlin, Dave Coulier and wife Melissa, Lori Loughlin and husband Mossimo Giannulli, Candace Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweetin, Andrea Barber, Josh Peck and wife Paige and series creator Jeff Franklin all attending.