Robert Lane Saget better known as Bob Saget was a popular and well-known American actor, standup comedian, and television host. He had worked in more than a dozen movies and television shows, some of his works are Dumb And Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd, Madagascar, Full House, and more.
On Sunday, January 9, this year a shocking news broke the hearts of Saget’s fans and the shocking news was Saget’s death. The 65 years old actor was found dead at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Florida. So what was the cause of Bob Saget’s death? according to an autopsy report, the Full House star was infected with Covid at the time of his death so did he die because of coronavirus?
No, the 65 years old comedian died because of a brain bleeding after he accidentally hit the back of his head on something inside his hotel room.
How did Bob Saget die?
As mentioned, Bob died in his hotel room at Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Florida. As per the sources, around 4 p.m. (EST) Saget’s family started worrying after they were unable to reach him, he also missed the checkout time as scheduled so security went to check on him and found him dead.
Police were immediately informed and the Sheriff’s Department and fire department went to the scene and declared Saget dead. However, at the time nobody knew what was the cause of his death. the Orange County Sheriff’s Office stated on Twitter,
Earlier today, deputies were called to the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes for a call about an unresponsive man in a hotel room. The man was identified as Robert Saget & pronounced deceased on scene. Detectives found no signs of foul play or drug use in this case. #BobSaget pic.twitter.com/aB1UKiOlmi
— Orange County Sheriff's Office (@OrangeCoSheriff) January 10, 2022
“Earlier today, deputies were called to the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes for a call about an unresponsive man in a hotel room earlier today, deputies were called to the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes for a call about an unresponsive man in a hotel room. The man was identified as Robert Saget and pronounced deceased on the scene. Detectives found no signs of foul play or drug use in this case.” Saget was touring various locations in Florida and he did a show in Jacksonville, and he was there a few hours before his death.
Later, The Orange County Sheriff’s Office stated, “We can confirm that the cause of death was related to internal bleeding from the brain after it appeared Mr. Saget hit his head on something in his hotel room. There was a bruise discovered on the back of his neck. No narcotics or alcohol were found in Mr. Saget’s system. We believe he did not understand the severity of the internal damage done and fell asleep soon after.”
Furthermore, Saget’s family also confirmed that the 65 years old comedian died because of head trauma. In February they told TMZ, “Now that we have the final conclusions from the authorities’ investigation, we felt it only proper that the fans hear those conclusions directly from us. The authorities have determined that Bob passed away from head trauma. They have concluded that he accidentally hit the back of his head on something, thought nothing of it, and went to sleep. No drugs or alcohol were involved.”
They also mentioned, “As we continue to mourn together, we ask everyone to remember the love and laughter that Bob brought to this world, and the lessons he taught us all: to be kind to everyone, to let the people you love know you love them, and to face difficult times with hugs and laughter.”
His cause of death was verified by Joshua Stephany, a forensic doctor in Florida, according to the Daily Mail. However, Saget’s wife Kelly Rizzo, and their daughters filed a lawsuit and demanded that the records of Saget’s death investigation should not be public.
Florida Circuit judge Vincent Chiu favored the lawsuit filed by Saget’s family and she forbid the publishing of any records from the investigation of Saget’s death to the public.
Funeral of Bob Saget
On January 14, a Funeral was held for Bob and his body was buried at Mount Sinai Memorial Park Cemetery, and as per the reports, he was buried near his parents and sister Gay Saget. Many stars came to give tribute to the late comedian.
His Full House costars Dave Coulier, Ashley, John Lori Loughlin, Mary-Kate Olsen, Candace, and Jodie were present at his funeral. Moreover, comedians Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock, Kathy Griffin, and Judd Apatow were also present along with TV host Jimmy Kimmel and singer John Mayer.
“Bob was the sweetest man. He always had a compliment, he would write sometimes just to tell me he loved me and I know he did that for many people.” Kimmel said about his friend in his show, “He had something funny to say everything and nothing bad to say about anyone, never,” he added.
Furthermore, at his funeral Segat’s wife Kelly gave an emotional speech and called her late husband “Batman” and she said that Bob was a hero.
How was Bob Segat worth when he died?
Bob was a popular comedian and actor who was best known for his role as Danny Tanner in Full House. Furthermore, he also worked in other many movies and television shows and it is no surprise that he had a pretty amazing and successful career.
As per the reports, at the time of his death in January, his net worth was around $50 million. After his tragic death, it is likely that his fortune will be inherited by his wife and three daughters.
He was followed by millions
He was active on most social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok. His Facebook page was created on July 31, 2009, and his page has over 600k followers. Similarly, he joined Twitter in May 2009 and his Twitter account currently has more than 2 million followers.
Furthermore, Bob joined Instagram back in July 2011 and his Instagram account currently has over a million followers. He is also pretty active on TikTok and currently, on his TikTok account, there are more than 2 million followers with over 14 million likes.