Bob Shapiro
Bob Shapiro
Real Name/Full Name Robert Leslie Shapiro
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Bob Shapiro
Birth Place: Plainfield, New Jersey
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 2 September 1942
Age/How Old: 81 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
Weight: In Kilograms –74Kg
In Pounds – 163 lbs
Eye Color: Dark brown
Hair Color: Black/grey
Parents Name: Father – N/A
Mother – N/A
Siblings: N/A
School:  Hamilton High School
College:  Loyola Law School
Religion: Jewish
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Linell Thomas
Kids/Children Name: Grant and Brent
Profession: Lawyer
Net Worth: $120 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Whichever filed you decide to specify in, one thing is for sure, your success will be determined by how good you are able to do what you choose to do. The fact that Shapiro is a very successful and famous lawyer in the United States of American doesn’t mean that there were no other lawyers at the time of his tenure.

It only means that there was something exceptional in him and this is what has led to the success he has today. In 1994, Shapiro was one of the “Dream Team” group of attorneys that in 1995 was able to defend O.J Simpson. O’J Simpson had been accused of murdering his wife something that was later confirmed to be false.

Well, how well do you know about Bob Shapiro? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Bob Shapiro’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Bob Shapiro to date.

Biography and Early Life

Bob Shapiro was born like any other child on the 2nd of September in 1942 by the name Robert Leslie Shapiro. By the time of his birth, his parents were living at Plainfield in New Jersey in the United States which makes him American citizen by birth.

His family were all Jewish, and therefore he was brought up in the same background, and he exercised the Jewish culture even when he was a grown man. When he was at the University, together with his best friend Roger Cossack, they decided to pledge the Jewish fraternity known Zeta Beta Tau. There is no information of his parents and siblings if any.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Bob Shapiro in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Bob Shapiro’s age is 81 years old as of today’s date 14th April 2024 having been born on 2 September 1942. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 163 lbs in Pound and 74kg in Kilograms.


Being such a successful lawyer means that you must be good in books. Shapiro knew this so well and therefore, he became a book warmer from the word go. He attended Hamilton High School which is located in Los Angeles and graduated in 1961. After graduating from high school, he immediately joined University of California and Los Angeles and obtained a B.S in Finance.

He graduated from UCLA in 1965. This was not enough for him and therefore, he decided to join Loyola Law School and graduated with Juris Doctor in 1968. The following year in 1969, he was admitted into State Bar of California and that where his career started.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Bob Shapiro With Wife Linell Thomas
Bob Shapiro With Wife Linell Thomas

The fact that Shapiro was so busy trying to pursue his career doesn’t mean that he didn’t have time to concentrate on his personal life. He met Linell Thomas, and he immediately knew she was the right woman for him. After dating for some time, Linell and Shapiro decided to tie the knot and their wedding was held on 8th of March in 1970. This means that the couple has been together for more than 50 years now, and they are still very much in love with each other.

Linell and Shapiro are proud parents of two sons named Grant and Brent. Unfortunately, their son died in 2005 from a drug overdose. This prompted him to found Brent Shapiro Foundation which is a non-profit organization whose aim is raising drug awareness. He serves as the chairman of the board as well as the Pickford Lofts which is a rehabilitation facility.

Is Bob Shapiro Gay?

Bob Shapiro is definitely not gay. After being with his wife for more than 5 decades, it is enough to conclude that his interest is only in women.

Professional Career

Since his admission into the State Bar of California, Shapiro has been in various departments and have represented various people and firms in matters of law. One of the most notable job he has ever done is representing O.J Simpson, Jose Canseco, Darryl Strawberry and Vince Coleman.

At the same time, he has worked with other celebrities representing them in the court of law. Some of these celebrities include: Christian Brando, Johnny Carson, The Kardashians, Linda Lovelace and F. Lee Bailey among others.


Although Bob Shapiro is not involved in a competitive field, his work has been so great that it couldn’t go unnoticed. Therefore, in 2015, he was the winner of Tenerife International Film Festival in the category of best film.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Bob Shapiro in 2024

Bob Shapiro Net Worth
Bob Shapiro Net Worth

The fact that Shapiro hasn’t received many awards and nominations so far doesn’t mean that he hasn’t achieved his dreams in his career. Looking at his current net worth, it is clear that he is well paid. As of 2024, his net worth is estimated at $120 million. He has earned all this wealth from his career as an attorney in the United States of America.

There are many things that have made Shapiro famous today apart from his expertise as an attorney. One of these things is his compassion and his commitment in fighting for the rights of the weak. The Brent Shapiro Foundation has also transformed the lives of many people who were lost in drugs and didn’t know the way out.


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