Bob Ross Wiki, Bio, Net Worth, Affairs


Robert Norman Ross known as Bob Ross, October 29, 1942 – July 4, 1995 was an American painter, television host and art instructor. He was the creator as well as the host of The Joy of Painting, an instructional television program that aired from 1983 to 1994 on PBS in the United States and also aired in Latin America, Canada, and Europe. He went from being a public television personality in the 1980s and 1990s to being an Internet celebrity in the 21st century, becoming popular with fans on YouTube and on websites after his death.


Bob Ross Family/Parents

Born in Daytona Beach, Florida, his father’s name was Jack who was a Cherokee Indian carpenter and his mother’s name is Ollie Ross who is a waitress.

Bob Ross Affairs/Girlfriend/Spouse/Wife

He has dated:

Vivian Ridge (1965-1977). (Divorced)

Jane Ross (1977-1992) (died)

His wife name is Lynda Brown.


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Profile / Wiki / Information

Personal Information

  • Name: Robert Norman Ross
  • Nickname: Bob Ross
  • Birthday: October 16, 1997
  • Death Date: July 4, 1995
  • Age: 52 years old
  • Gender: Male
  • Birthplace: Daytona Beach, Florida
  • Current Residence: Unknown
  • Education:   Dropped out of high school at 9th Grade
  • Profession: painter, television host and art instructor
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity/Race: White
  • Religion:  Unknown
  • Hair Color: Dark Brown
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown
  • Zodiac: Scorpio
  • Spouse/Wife: Lynda Brown
  • Net Worth: 6 Million USD


  • Height: 6 feet 2 inch (188 cm)
  • Weight: Unknown


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Trivia and Facts, you may not know about Bob Ross

  • Bob served in the U.S. Air Force. During this period, Bob first experienced the Alaskan landscape while he was stationed on Elmendorf Air Force Base. Alaska becomes a recurring theme in his artistic work.
  • Bob was inspired to be a painter after seeing The Magic World of Oil Painting which is the show hosted by his future mentor, Bill Alexander.
  • For more information about Bob, follow him on TwitterYouTube and Instagram.


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