Bob Harper is a fitness coach by the profession. He came in limelight after appearing in the show ‘The Biggest Loser’. He has amazing physic that’s why he seems to be 20 years old in his 50s. Scroll down to know more about Bob.
Educational background and parents of Bob
Bob Harper was born in 1965 August 18th Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Bob Harper was born Robert Harper. The name and profession of his parents are not revealed yet. But he has mentioned that his mother died due to a heart attack. And he was raised by his father on a cattle farm in Nashville. He holds American nationality and North American ethnicity. You may not know one fact about Bob Harper and that is he is color blind.
In the interview, he says that “ When I came out gay, when I was 17 years old, it was one of the things where I realized that there was going to be many obstacles, but being gay doesn’t mean being weak.” His family has been supportive of him all the time which led him to be a national celebrity and successful man in the fitness industry.
Talking about the education of Bob, he enrolled in Austin Peay University in Clarksville, Tennessee. However, he dropped out and didn’t graduate. He joined the American Fitness Training of Athletics and he got a certificate as a personal trainer. He also joined the Aerobic and Fitness Association of America and got a certificate from there.
Career and professional life of Bob
Moving toward the professional life and career of Bob Harper he is the personal trainer of celebrities like Jennifer Jason, Ben Stillers, and Ellen DeGeneres. He got attention after becoming a fitness trainer in the weight-loss show ‘The Biggest Loser’. Among the mentors in the show, he was the most amicable and kind which is to be nationally popular among the audience.
Furthermore, he is a successful author. He has written 3 books that hit the best sellers stand on The New York Times. He has released a series of fitness DVDs. He has his own website with fitness forums, where everyone can share their difficulties and advice. In 1999 he was featured in the music video Angels would fall as an extra.
The love life of Harper
Bob Harper isn’t married yet. While talking to the contestant Bobby Saleem in the show The Biggest Loser of 15th season he publicly admits that he is gay. He was talking to the contestant about the challenges of coming out to his family.
Moving toward the love and relationships of Bob Harper, he is dating Anton Gutierrez. He has been dating Anton for a long time and they often share pictures of their happy moments together on social media. Besides this, he is an advocate of LGBTQ rights and he is very open-minded about his sexual orientation and relationship.
There are no hints that they are married but they love together with two dogs Karl and Vivienne. Bob loves his dogs, he walks him regularly. Not only dogs he loves all the animals always that’s why he practiced a vegan lifestyle for a long time of time.
Vegan Diet and Health of Bob
Suddenly Bob had a fatal heart attack while he was working out at the gym in 2017 February. It was a big blow to all his fans and followers cause he is very concerned about healthy food, exercise, and daily life. For two days, he was in a coma. However, he recovered from that condition with the help of a medical team and cardiac rehab. After that, he changed his whole style of living including his diet and exercise.
Nearly after 2 years, he uploaded a photo of himself with his social media followers in which he was in a hospital bed in a coma. He adds that he is recovering rapidly and will join Cross fit Workouts where he always endorsed and workout. Then, he always uses a plant-based diet after a heart attack.
Talking about the vegan journey of Bob, he became vegetarian first after reading the book titled ‘Skinny Bitch’. In 2010 he became vegan and told everyone on social media. In 2010, PETA named Bob as the ‘Sexiest Male Vegetarian of the Year’, adding that he adores Bob’s dedication to being a vegan and raising the new concept and awaring people about the advantages of vegan life. In 2013, after the cardiac arrest, he stopped following a strict vegan diet and started a plant-based diet because of his health issues.
Net worth and salary of Bob Harper
As of 2021, the estimated net worth of Bob Harper is over $4 million and the salary of the bob is not known yet. We’ll update you about it soon. He is a very kind-hearted person, he has done many charity programs, currently, he is a member of BRILINTA, a drug of cardiac arrest treatment to educate people about heat attract. It is one of the deadliest diseases in the US. His main source of income is TV appearances, fitness tapes, and appearances in the show The Biggest Loser.