Bob Harper full name Robert harper is a personal fitness trainer, author, and famous reality television personality who belongs the United States. He appears on the American reality television series named The Biggest Loser. He was announced as the new host of the show The Biggest Loser on September 8, 2015.
Who Is Bob Harper?
He was born on August 18, 1965, which makes him 57 years old as of August 2022. He was born and brought up in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S. Harper is one of the most popular fitness and health expert in the world. He is a three-time New York Times best-selling author. Bob played a major part in the mega-hit reality series for 17 years on NBC during its initial run.
|Real Name||Robert Harper|
|Date of Birth||August 18, 1965|
|Place of Birth||Nashville, Tennessee, U.S|
|Height (approx)||6′ 1″|
|College||Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee( drop-out)|
|Profession||Personal trainer, Author, Television personality, Amateur photographer|
|Marital Status||Anton Gutierrez|
|Net Worth (approx)||$4 million|
He joined the Cullen’s in 2018. He follows a fully vegetarian diet. Before being a vegetarian, he was a vegan but stopped in 2013 because he said in an interview: “my body personally got to a point where I needed something more”. But after a cardiac arrest in 2017, he again went back to a vegan lifestyle.
He likes to keep his personal life secretive, so there is no information available about his parents, siblings, and his early childhood. But he revealed in an interview that he lost his mom due to a heart attack and spent his early life with his father on a cattle farm in Nashville. He attended Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee but decided to drop out before completing his graduation.
He completed his certificate as a personal trainer from the American Fitness Training of Athletics. Bob also joined the Fitness Association of America and the Aerobic to get the certificate of a fitness trainer.
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In the 15th season of the reality show The Biggest Loser, while talking to a contestant named Bobby Saleem, Robert revealed that he is gay. He said that his family members already knew about his sexual orientation. According to his Twitter account, he dated Reza Farahan in the 1990s. Now, Bob Harper has been married to partner Anton Gutierrez since 2019.
He started his career as a professional fitness trainer. Harper has trained famous celebrities like Jennifer Jason Leigh. He appeared in the weight-loss reality show The Biggest Loser, and he also appeared in a song by Melissa Etheridge named Angles Would Fall as an extra.
Bob Harper also runs a website name mytrainerbob.com, where he gives information on weight loss to his subscribers. He also works as a yoga instructor in Los Angeles.
Apart from his fitness career, he is super active on his social media accounts like Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. He has more than 659k followers on his Facebook account, over 1.1 million followers on his Twitter account, and 345k followers on his Instagram account as of August 2022. His net worth is approx $4 million.
Facts About Bob Harper
- He loves riding motorbikes and he can’t stand a dirty car.
- Harper was accused by a former contestant of Biggest Loser that he gave her weight loss drugs during the show.
- He is color blind.
- While trying to help a gay contestant deal with his sexuality in an episode of The Biggest Losser, bob revealed that he is gay.
- Bob was declared the sexiest male vegetarian of the year by the animal rights organization PETA in 2010.
- He has a pet dog named Karl which he rescued from the streets of Baldwin Hills, California.
- Bob harper is a tattoo lover and he has two full sleeve tattoos which include a tattoo of “Our Lady of Guadalupe” on his left forearm.