Bob West - Bio, Net Worth, Wife, Age, Height, Shows, Wiki
Bob West is an American voice actor and graphic designer who is renowned as the original voice of Barney in the PBS children's television series "Barney & Friends". He has also appeared in several Barney-related shows such as concert tours. He first voiced Barney in a 1988 video short titled "The Backyard Show". His voiceover work is featured in the Universal Studios Florida show "A Day in the Park with Barney". His career also includes work as a creative director and writer, and as a producer and director for radio and television commercials.
What is Bob West Famous For?
- Bob West is famous for voicing the title character in the popular PBS children's series "Barney & Friends".
- He is known for his voice acting work for the Chuck E. Cheese franchise (as the puppet characters Pasqually and Jasper T. Jowls), as well as for his radio and television advertising work.
Where is Bob West From?
Bob West was born with the birth name of Robert Matthew West on 25th June 1956. He is from Finleyville, Pennsylvania, U.S. He is American by nationality and his ethnicity is American-White. He celebrated his 66th birthday in 2022. His zodiac sign is cancer as per his birthdate. Bob has not stated any information about his parents, siblings, and educational details.
What does Bob West do for a living?
- It was in 1979 that Bob West began his voice-acting career.
- He was cast as the voices of Jasper T. Jowls and Pasqually in Chuck E. Cheese's animatronic stage show in the year 1987 which lasted for ten years until 1998.
- Next, he voiced Barney in "Barney and the Backyard Gang".
- He went on and continued voicing Barney in the television series "Barney & Friends".
- He would reprise the role again in a 70 market radio show, on Multi-Platinum and Multi-Gold albums, "Barney's Great Adventure" (1998).
- He also voiced interviews on The Today Show, LIVE! with Regis & Kathie Lee, Oprah, The Phil Donahue Show, John & Leeza From Hollywood, Marilu, and appearances around the world.
- From 1996 through 2002, he retired from voicing Barney, citing that he wanted "new challenges" with his life.
- However, his pre-recorded voice could still be heard in "A Day in the Park with Barney" at Universal Studios Florida until the attraction's closure in February 2021, as it was recorded in the mid-1990s due to his retirement.
- Some other archival recordings of his voice are still heard in some of HIT Entertainment's The Little Big Club live stage shows until October 12, 2022.
- He will return with the Peacock documentary sequel series "I Love You, You Hate Me."
- Moreover, he has provided voices for TV and radio ads for Pepsi, Bud Light (English and Spanish), Coors Light, Frito-Lay, KFC, Armour Meats, Circuit City, Texas Monthly Magazine, and Texas Lottery.
- He has also worked as a creative director, writer, producer, and director in various radio and television commercials.
- West now works as a graphic designer for film and television. Clients include features like “Be Cool,” “Black Dynamite,” “Jurassic Park III,” and Jon Favreau’s “Chef.” Television clients have included Buffy spinoff “Angel,” NBC’s “CHUCK,” and ABC series like “the muppets,” the breakthrough “Speechless” and – most recently – the comedy “Single Parents.”
- In 2019, Bob began appearing at pop culture conventions, signing autographs, taking photos, speaking on panels, and having a blast meeting fans of Barney, Jasper, and Pasqually.
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Is Bob West Married?
Bob West's marital status is still to get disclosed yet. Bob has not stated any details about his personal life to the media. He is a very secretive man. It seems Bob is unmarried as there is no news and affairs about his relationship with the media. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay. He is enjoying his single life happily.
What is Bob West Net Worth?
Bob West is a voice actor and graphic designer whose net worth is estimated to have between $1 Million - $5 Million as of 2022. He is making his salary in the range of $500K-$1 Million. His main source of wealth comes from his career as a graphic designer whereas he made huge money as a voice actor. He is living a standard lifestyle at present. He has also appeared in several commercials from where he made a decent amount of money.
Bob West Height and Weight
Bob West stands tall at the height of 5 feet 8 inches. His body type is average. He has got a healthy body. He wears spectacles which suit him well. His body weight measures 60 Kg. His hair color is salt and pepper whereas his eye color is brown.
Trivias About Bob West You Need To Know.
- Robert Matthew West is his birth name.
- His zodiac sign is cancer.
- He is known for voicing Barney in the television series "Barney & Friends".
- He now works as a graphic designer for film and television.