Kelly Rizzo is many things in one. She is an actress, a TV host, and a producer amongst other things. However, some have recognized her more as Bob Saget’s wife. The pair got married in 2018 and were together until the sad end of the comedian’s life in 2022.
While the light has continued to shine on her professional and love life, there are many aspects of her life that are likewise interesting.
Kelly Rizzo Was Born Into A Happy Home
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Kelly Rizzo is an American actress who was born on 19 May 1976 in Chicago, Illinois. She is presently based in Los Angeles at the time of review. While her nationality is American, she is, however, of Sicilian ethnicity.
Although not so much is known about her childhood, the natural blonde is known to have been raised alongside two sisters, Kimberly Rizzo and Kristine Rizzo. Kelly and her siblings were brought up in a stable and happy home by their parents, Santo Rizzo and Sharon Rizzo.
As regards her education, Kelly went to the University of Iowa from where she studied Journalism from 1997 to 1999 and then she move to DePaul University where she got a Bachelor of Arts in Communications. She was there from 1999 to 2004.
She Started Her Career In The Real Estate industry
As soon as she graduated from college, Rizzo had a career in the real estate industry that lasted close to 2 decades. She began the Rizzo Realty Group and became the company’s vice president from 2005 to 2010.
Next, she made up her mind to start her media career and that pushed her to start Foo Junkie: Chicago. She was the host, co-writer, and co-producer of the Archive TV Network show which lasted for a few months in 2013.
In 2013, Kelly Rizzo founded the www.EatTravelRock.com streaming series which has gone on to win awards. She further expanded it into the Eat Travel Rock Productions for which she is the executive producer.
Bob Saget and Kelly Rizzo’s love story
The love story of Bob Saget and his wife has proven that they are one of the happiest couples in the world. They both had a lovely, remarkable, and fun-filled life together before his death. According to reports, the pair first met in 2015 after he texted her on Instagram.
The first time Bob Saget’s wife appeared on his social media account was in July 2016 when he shared a picture of them eating in a restaurant.
This in turn favors the blogger’s Instagram account. He also posted a picture of himself and the travel blogger chilling with John Mayer in that same year. They both went on a tour to Disneyland and a trip to Cabo San Lucas.
She got engaged to Bob Sager in November 2017 and her marriage ceremony came next in October 2018. Right after she got married to the full house star, she cracked a joke about her husband who was initially looking for a good western girl when they first met.
It Was Death That Did Them Part
Kelly and Rizzo remained together for seven years and were married for close to four years before she lost him to the cold hand of eath in 2022.
Bob Saget was found dead in the hotel where he lodged in Florida. Based on the report, his death was due to bleeding from the brain. Toxicology also reported that alcohol and narcotics were not found in his system.
He died on 9th January 2022 at the age of 65 years. His family was devastated as they announced that he passed away. They expressed how much he meant to them and how much he loved his fans.
Kelly Rizzo Had No Kids Of Her Own
While Kelly’s marriage to the late comedian was a happy one, they did not have any kids between them. Kelly Rizzo made mention of her intention of not wanting to have kids.
That said, Bob Saget was previously married to Shelly Kramer who happens to be a screenwriter. The union came to an end in 1997. Before the marriage ended, it produced three daughters; Aubrey, Jennifer, and Lara.
The comedian was interviewed by Parade and he said that the greatest thing that has ever happened in his whole life is his children. He expressed how much he adored them.
Rizzo is well-loved by Saget’s daughters as there is a close rapport between them. She elucidated to Us Weekly that she is quite close with them.
Kelly Rizzo’s Net Worth
As of 2022, Kelly Rizzo’s net worth is valued at $1 million. Her salary is estimated to be $100,000, and apart from hosting Eat Travel Rock, she is the owner of “dream town”.
Bob Saget’s widow also owns varieties of properties across Chicago and Los Angeles although the details of her properties and wealth were never revealed to her fans and followers. As an Instagram influence, she has over 150k followers.