Bob Vila
Bob Vila
Real Name/Full Name Robert Joseph Vila
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Bob Vila
Birth Place: Miami, Florida, U.S.
Date Of Birth/Birthday: June 20, 1946
Age/How Old: 78 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 175 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
Weight: In Kilograms – 78 Kg
In Pounds – 172 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Grey
Parents Name: Father –N/A
Mother –N/A
Siblings: N/A
School: Miami Jackson High School
College: University of Florida
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Diana Barrett
Kids/Children Name: Christopher, Susanna, and Monica
Profession: TV show host
Net Worth: $30 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Bob Vila is a popular American television show host. He is best known for the shows This Old House and Bob Vila’s Home Again. Vila also works as an entrepreneur, and he has been active in his profession for a long time.

Well, how well do you know about Bob Vila? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Bob Vila’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 Vila to date.

Biography and Early Life

Robert Joseph Vila was born on June 20, 1946, in Miami, Florida. His father used to build his family home by hand. This made him get interested in home designs. He was raised in Miami, Florida, and is a Cuban-American.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Bob Vila in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Bob Vila’s age is 78 years old as of today’s date 22nd July 2024 having been born on 20 June 1946. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 172 lbs in Pound and 78 kg in Kilograms.


Vila was interested in his father’s work from a very young age. He attended the Miami Jackson High School. Following this, he went to the University of Florida to study journalism. After his graduation, he joined the Peace Corps as a volunteer. He was working in Panama between 1971 to 1973.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

In 1975, Bob Vila got married to Diana Barrett. His wife is the founder and President of Fledging Fund. She is also in the Peabody Awards and has taught at the Harvard University. They are the parents of three children named Christopher, Susanna, and Monica. The couple has been staying together for over four decades.

Is Bob Vila Gay?

Bob Vila is a man who has been married to his wife for a long time. He has remained faithful to just one woman in his entire life. This proves that his sexual orientation is straight and that he is neither bisexual nor gay. Apart from this, he is also a father of three children.

Professional Career

In 1979, Bob Vila became the host of This Old House. In the show, he uses to appear with Norm Abram, who is a carpenter. They used to renovate old houses. He remained in the show till 1989. Following this, he started working as a commercial spokesperson for Sears. In 1990, Bob started hosting Bob Vila’s Home Again. This show was renamed as “Bob Vila” in 2005. It successfully ran for 16 seasons on CBS television. He has also appeared in the commercials of Sears for promoting different tools for craftsman.

Apart from this, he has appeared in many episodes of Home Improvement. Vila has done commercials for different types of tools on the Home Shopping Network. He has also appeared in the 1993 comedy film called Hot Shots! Part Deux. Apart from television, he is also an author and has written 10 books. He has also done productions including In Search of Palladio and Restore America. In 1996, he came up with the production of Guide to Historic Homes of America.


One of his biggest achievements of Bob Vila is to be a successful entrepreneur and television presenter. He continues to be active in his profession, and we can see him winning awards in the future. Vila is the winner of the “Heritage House of 1978” award.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Bob Vila in 2024

Bob Vila Net Worth
Bob Vila Net Worth

As of 2024, The approximate net worth of Bob Vila is $30 million. This fortune comes by appearing in multiple television shows. Vila is also a successful entrepreneur. He has been active in his career for a very long time. By coming up with multiple productions, he showcased some of the most popular homes in the United States. He has also explored historic preservation as well as building restoration in his shows. Part of his wealth also comes from writing many books.

Bob Vila has a keen interest in knowing some of the most historic homes. He found immense success after he won the Heritage House of 1978 award. It was this that made him a popular home improvement TV show host. Despite having a degree in journalism, he decided to pursue a career in home improvement. He is very talented and has many fans.


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